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Open from November 2018, located near Gion district and featuring a Japanese garden, SOWAKA offers rooms in Kyoto. The renovated main building features traditional Kyoto-style decoration for guests to enjoy. Free WiFi is provided throughout the building. At the hotel, all air conditioned rooms come with an electric kettle, mini-bar, fridge and wardrobe. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom with extras including a hairdryer, bathrobe and nightwear. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can help with information about the area. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is 0.6 mi away and Heian Shrine is 1 mi from the hotel. Itami Airport is 24 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Kyoto, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8


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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
and
2 futon beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.8
Free WiFi
9.8
High score for Kyoto
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Cindy
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful and charming property in an excellent location. The staff was fabulous.
  • Yen
    Vietnam Vietnam
    This was our 2nd stay at Sowaka and our go-to choice for Kyoto. Everything was perfect. We got a room with garden view in the main building. The garden was mesmerizing. The room was comfortable with full amenities. Dinning at La Bombance was an...
  • Rose
    United States of America United States of America
    it was tasteful beautiful relaxing and perfectly located

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • レストラン #2
    • Cuisine
      Japanese
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Luxury hotel SOWAKA
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Bar
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Spa
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Luxury hotel SOWAKA takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and up are allowed)

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Luxury hotel SOWAKA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Luxury hotel SOWAKA of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

An accommodation tax per person, per night is not included in the price and must be paid at the property.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about Luxury hotel SOWAKA

  • Luxury hotel SOWAKA is 1.6 miles from the center of Kyoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Luxury hotel SOWAKA is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Luxury hotel SOWAKA include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Twin

  • The prices at Luxury hotel SOWAKA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Luxury hotel SOWAKA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Bicycle rental

  • Luxury hotel SOWAKA has 1 restaurant:

    • レストラン #2