Jump to content

Hotels in Kyoto


JJean
 Share

Recommended Posts

18 hours ago, JJean said:

Does anyone know of some good hotels that are near tourist attractions in Central Kyoto?

Hotels in Kyoto station area, easy access to all public transportation (train, bus, metro, taxi, HOHO bus..) to most tourist attractions. Food Hall Porta locates next to the station and two level of restaurants in Kyoto station.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Tourist attractions are widespread in Kyoto. You need to decide what you want for see. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto. It was across the street from the museum and next to Sanjusangen Buddhist temple. Hotel was 5 minutes from the train station in a cab

Link to comment
Share on other sites

You'll likely need to take BUS to the tourist site so staying any place should make little difference.

I stayed at Crowne Plaza Kyoto and it's right next to Nijo Castle when I went to Japan last time.

But it will need some bus ride to Kiyomizu-dera and Kinkaku-ji.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I stayed next to Kyoto station, easy access to most tourist attractions:
1. train to Fushimi Inari and Arashiyama Bamboo Forest.
2. Metro to Nijō Castle.
3. Bus #205 to Kinkaku-ji takes 50 min, quicker route is metro to Kitaoji station and transfer Bus #205, 35 min.
4. Kiyomizu-dera: BUS #206 only takes you to Gojozaka and hike 20 min up. Easy way: Tourist taxi stand (drivers understand some English)  at Kyoto station north east exit, taxi to Kinkaku-ji is under 1,500 yen.
5. Sky Hop Bus terminal (HOHO) at Kyoto station north west.
6. Kyoto tower at the north side.


Kyoto road traffic can be congested, trains and metro cover long distances faster than buses.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now
 Share

  • Forum Jump
    • Categories
      • Welcome to Cruise Critic
      • ANNOUNCEMENT: Set Sail Beyond the Ordinary with Oceania Cruises
      • New Cruisers
      • Cruise Lines “A – O”
      • Cruise Lines “P – Z”
      • River Cruising
      • ROLL CALLS
      • Cruise Critic News & Features
      • Digital Photography & Cruise Technology
      • Special Interest Cruising
      • Cruise Discussion Topics
      • UK Cruising
      • Australia & New Zealand Cruisers
      • Canadian Cruisers
      • North American Homeports
      • Ports of Call
      • Cruise Conversations
×
×
  • Create New...