Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

Horikawa-Shiokoji, Shimogyo-KuKyoto600-8237Japan
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About Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

Located walking distance from the Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum, the newly renovated Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto provides easy access to the Kiyomizu and Kinkaku-ji temples.

All rooms are air conditioned and have free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a minibar. Other amenities include coffee and tea making facilities, as well as a private bathroom with a hair dryer, slippers, bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. In addition, a DVD player, mobile phone charger and bathroom scale are available on request, and room service is provided during convenient hours.

Guests at Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto have access to an indoor pool, Jacuzzi and sauna, and free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Other benefits to guests include laundry and ironing services, a complimentary airport shuttle, and on-site parking. In addition, meeting rooms and banquet space are available.

The onsite restaurant serves food all day.

Mt. Hiei, the Shogunzuka Mound and Karamon Gate are located close by.


Horikawa-Shiokoji, Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto, 600-8237, Japan
Telephone: +81(75)3411121 | Fax: +81(75)3413073 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Supermarket
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Exquisite dining options

Many guests appreciate that professional chefs prepare delectable dishes in the open kitchen, and note that breakfast is served in a revolving rooftop restaurant with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and city skyline. Others add that the restaurant provides a rich blend of French and Japanese cuisines in a stylishly decorated dining hall, and love that all dishes are prepared using fresh ingredients.

Grand banquet facilities

Several guests say that the property boast a grand event space, flexible floor plans and modern meeting rooms, and note that the audiovisual equipment is state of the art. Others add that a dedicated team of professionals assist guests with event planning, and appreciate the fine cutlery, elegant drapes and dazzling light fixtures in the banquet halls.

Outstanding service

Many guests appreciate the efficient and friendly front desk staff, and say that the manager accommodates requests for extra amenities. Others add that room service is prompt, and love that housekeeping readily replenishes the towels and toiletries in the bathrooms.

Negative Reviews

Limited mobile phone service

Some guests say that mobile phone reception is patchy in the lifts and the lobby area, and note that the data connection is slow. Others add that several areas on the property are dead zones, and dislike that calls drop frequently.

Crowded common areas

A handful of guests mention that the pool and sauna are crowded throughout the day, and note that the lifts are usually full. Others add that the property is a popular venue for conferences and private receptions, and dislike that parking is not available when major events are held.

Rooms are small

Some guest say that the space between furniture feels tight, and add that there is limited room for luggage storage. Others add that the bathrooms are small.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2900 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
  • Expedia
    8.8 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.8 /10
  • Zoover
    8.3 /10
  • ebookers.com
    9.0 /10
  • other websites
    8.1 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 2900 reviews