Favourably situated less than one kilometre from Kyoto Station and just a 3-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station Hachijo (East Exit) is Rihga Gran Kyoto, a modern hotel with elegant Japanese décor. It is the perfect place to be, especially if you are travelling during winter or cooler seasons, as you can enjoy the hotel’s charming Onsen.
The hotel’s “Omomuki” (Atmosphere) is refined, combining the sophistication of Kyoto and the essence of modernity, enkindling all of the senses.
If you are in a rush or exhausted from your travels, the hotel’s express check-in and out will be at your service, alongside its 24-hour front desk. Alternatively, if you want to explore Kyoto straightaway, you can leave your bags at the front desk, and the staff will keep them safe and secure until your return.
Rooms at Rihga Grand Kyoto
This three-star property boasts elegant, contemporary rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box, a workspace, an electric kettle, and air conditioning. Some rooms have terraces with views of the ancient capital of Kyoto. Your room is meticulously prepared and decorated with gentle lighting and a beautiful colour scheme depicting a sense of play.
For ultimate comfort, all accommodations come with pocket-coil beds developed in partnership with Simmons, guaranteeing you a good night’s sleep; the mattress relieves pressure on critical parts of your body, including your neck and back. Bathrooms are designed for you to relax and are furnished with a stand-alone sink and wash area. You may also recharge your batteries at the hotel’s hot spring facility, which conveniently has towels, hair dryers, and other essential toiletries for you to use.
Traditional Japanese and Western-style breakfast options are available every morning at Rihga Gran Kyoto from 7 am to 10 am. That also includes a “Shikisai-bako” (“Four Seasons Box”) breakfast, made with a rich selection of local ingredients, such as vegetables from the Kyoto area, that will surely please your taste buds.
Dining at Rihga Grand Kyoto
As for dining, head down to the hotel’s bar and lounge area, where you can savour some quick bites and snacks alongside your favourite drink. A la carte options are also available if you wish to have a proper meal. Alternatively, the hotel is located in a laid-back neighbourhood with several bistros and izakayas for you to try out.
Accessibility and nearby attractions
You will be glad to know that it is close to remarkable landmarks such as Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sanjusangen-do Temple, and Tofuku-ji Temple. Shopping hubs and malls are within walking distance from places such as Kyoto Avanti.
Overall, this is a hotel you will want to come back to again and again to enjoy the wonders of Kyoto and create memorable memories.