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Nest Hotel Kyoto Shijokarasuma
Nest Hotel Kyoto Shijokarasuma
8.6 Excellent
551 Sannocho, Kyoto, Japan
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0.6 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 1,844 reviews
8.6

Situated less than a 10-minute walk from Karasuma Railway Station, Nest Hotel Kyoto Shijo Karasuma provides guests with an ideal base while in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy free internet access throughout the property.

Imu Hotel Kyoto
Imu Hotel Kyoto
9.1 Excellent
Shimogyo-ku Iwatoyamacho 411, Kyoto, Japan
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0.7 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 2,658 reviews
9.1

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Karasuma Railway Station, Imu Hotel Kyoto offers guests a convenient base while visiting Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
8.5 Excellent
Gojo-Sagaru, Horikawa-Dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.2 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 633 reviews
8.5

Situated in Central Kyoto, Kyoto Tokyu Hotel offers contemporary accommodation with state-of-the-art facilities. It also provides laundry facilities, a coffee bar and a free shuttle service.

Hotel Unizo Kyoto Shijo Karasuma
Hotel Unizo Kyoto Shijo Karasuma
8.3 Excellent
Simogyo-ku, Shijo-dori Nishinodoin Higashiiru Kakkyoyamacho 8, Kyoto, Japan
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0.7 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 3,354 reviews
8.3

HOTEL UNIZO Kyoto Shijo Karasuma is located amongst Kyoto's well-known restaurants and cafés, just a brief walk from Karasuma Railway Station. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shijo-Omiya
Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shijo-Omiya
8.6 Excellent
66 Ayaomiyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.1 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 164 reviews
8.6

Located in Central Kyoto, Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shijo Omiya offers 3-star accommodation and a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage. It is also a short car trip from Gion and Kyoto Tower.

APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae
APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae
7.6 Good
533 Shiokoji-Cho,Shichijosagaru, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
GoodBased on 926 reviews
7.6

Located in Central Kyoto, this elegant hotel is within easy walking distance of Higashi Honganji. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a sauna.

Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto
Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto
9.1 Excellent
68-2, Tachiuri Nishimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.4 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 6 reviews
9.1

Situated close to Kawaramachi Railway Station, Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Kyoto. Those staying at the property can also make use of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto
Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto
8.3 Excellent
579 Higashishiokoji-Cho, Shiokoji-Dori, Kyoto, Japan
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1.5 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 241 reviews
8.3

Established in 2000, Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto is situated in Central Kyoto. It is set amongst a range of restaurants and cafés and is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto Train Station.

Aoi Hotel Kyoto
Aoi Hotel Kyoto
9.1 Excellent
146 Tenno-Cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.4 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 162 reviews
9.1

Aoi Hotel Kyoto provides 4-star accommodation in Kyoto. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Urbain Kyoto Kiyomizu Gojo
Urbain Kyoto Kiyomizu Gojo
8.3 Excellent
13, Hashizumecho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.8 mi from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 244 reviews
8.3

Situated a short stroll from Kawaramachi Railway Station, Urbain Kyoto Kiyomizugojo provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Kyoto. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Cmm Crystate Kyoto Ekimae
Cmm Crystate Kyoto Ekimae
8.8 Excellent
Kyoto, Japan
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1.7 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

This Kyoto property is located within a 10-minute stroll of Kyoto Train Station. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a lift and luggage storage.

2
Kyomachiya Ryokan Sakura - Urushitei
Kyomachiya Ryokan Sakura - Urushitei
8.8 Excellent
425 Kichimonjicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.5 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

Kyomachiya Ryokan Sakura Urushitei is located in Kyoto and offers recently renovated rooms and free Wi-Fi. It is set amongst a range of popular eateries and is within a 10-minute walk of Kawaramachi Railway Station.

3
Nishikiro
Nishikiro
10.0 Excellent
711-7 Higashishiokoji-Cho, Akezudori Shichijo-Saga, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

This Central Kyoto ryokan is located in an area popular with tourists and is not far from Higashi Honganji. It offers a concierge, and is a short walk from Kyoto Tower.

4
Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Ekimae Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Ekimae Natural Hot Spring
8.7 Excellent
558 Higashishiokoji-Cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

This modern 3-star hotel is located in Central Kyoto and provides a mineral bath. It has a spa, as well as massage services, a sauna and a beauty centre.

5
Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex
Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex
8.6 Excellent
595-1 Higashishiokoji Shichijo Sagaru, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

Located in Central Kyoto, Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex is within walking distance of several local tourist attractions, including Nishi Honganji. The front desk is open 24 hours, and a buffet breakfast is served each morning.

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Hotel Resol Kyoto Shijo Muromachi
Hotel Resol Kyoto Shijo Muromachi
9.0 Excellent
554, Sannou-cho, Takatsuji Agaru, Kyoto, Japan
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0.6 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

Situated in Central Kyoto, the hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto Art Center and Nishiki Market. It also offers luggage storage, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

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Hotel Elcient Kyoto
Hotel Elcient Kyoto
8.6 Excellent
13 Higashisannocho, Higashikujo, Minami, Kyoto, Japan
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1.6 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

El Inn Kyoto is situated in Kyoto and offers recently renovated rooms and free Wi-Fi. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is minutes on foot from Kyoto Train Station.

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The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Shijo
The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Shijo
9.1 Excellent
668, Nijohanjikicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.5 mi from city centre, Kyoto 

Within a 20-minute stroll from Kawaramachi Railway Station, The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Shijo offers guests a convenient base when in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

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Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto
Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto
8.2 Excellent
6-503, Gojohashi-Higashi, Kyoto, Japan
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

A 10-minute walk from Kiyomizu-Gojo Train Station, Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto has a accessible setting, making it an ideal place to stay when in Kyoto. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$12
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Webase Kyoto - Hostel
Webase Kyoto - Hostel
9.3 Excellent
436-1 Iwatoyamacho Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.7 mi from city centre,  

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Karasuma Railway Station, WeBase Kyoto offers guests a convenient base when visiting Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

$18
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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
8.3 Excellent
563-11 Bairincho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel is located in Kyoto and offers free Wi-Fi. It is situated a brief stroll from Hoko-ji Temple and Toyokuni Shrine.

$18
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Nine Hours Kyoto
Nine Hours Kyoto
8.7 Excellent
588 Teianmaenocho,Teramachi-dori, Kyoto, Japan
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Nine Hours Kyoto is set in Kyoto and is within a 10-minute walk of Gion-Shijo Train Station. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

$24
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Piece Hostel Kyoto
Piece Hostel Kyoto
9.3 Excellent
21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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1.7 mi from city centre,  

Piece Hostel Kyoto provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

$24
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Rak Kiyomizu
Rak Kiyomizu
8.7 Excellent
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.9 mi from city centre,  

Within 20 minutes' stroll from Kawaramachi Railway Station, Rak Kiyomizu offers guests an ideal base while visiting Kyoto. It is ideally located for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

$25
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Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto
Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto
9.1 Excellent
68-2, Tachiuri Nishimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

Situated close to Kawaramachi Railway Station, Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Kyoto. Those staying at the property can also make use of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

$27
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Nest Hotel Kyoto Shijokarasuma
Nest Hotel Kyoto Shijokarasuma
8.6 Excellent
551 Sannocho, Kyoto, Japan
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

Situated less than a 10-minute walk from Karasuma Railway Station, Nest Hotel Kyoto Shijo Karasuma provides guests with an ideal base while in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy free internet access throughout the property.

$28
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Hotel prices near Central Kyoto

2 stars and under

$18 - $52

Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto

#1 Most popular

$27
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Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shijo-Omiya

#2 Most popular

$52
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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel

Best value

$18
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3 stars

$28 - $575

Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Former New Miyako Hotel)
$64
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Kyoto Tower Hotel

#2 Most popular

Kyoto Tower Hotel
8.0 Excellent
$49
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Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kyoto-Hachijoguchi
$28
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4 stars +

$55 - $186

Hotel Granvia Kyoto

#1 Most popular

Hotel Granvia Kyoto
9.0 Excellent
$100
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Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

#2 Most popular

$80
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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel

Best value

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
8.5 Excellent
$55
Avg. per night

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Where to stay near Central Kyoto

About Central Kyoto

Central Kyoto is a vibrant, dynamic district in a Japanese city which combines the architecture of ancient temples with futuristic buildings, narrow streets, and fascinating museums.

There are many incredible areas of historical significance to visit in Central Kyoto. Nijō Castle, the former residence of the Shogun is one of the most popular places to begin a Kyoto adventure. Discover ornate palaces, tranquil gardens, and the famous Nightingale Floor which chirps like a bird as visitors walk across. Kyoto Imperial Palace is also close to downtown, with intricately designed temples, artistic interiors, and sculpted gardens it has a fascinating history that is ripe for discovery. Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Kyoto. The 10,000 vermillion coloured Torii Gates are both striking and spectacular to walk through as visitors climb the mountain trail. Once at the summit, the panoramic views of the city and its surrounding areas are breathtaking. A visit to Nishiki Market should be on any visitor’s Kyoto itinerary, as this bustling market has five long shopping streets with over a hundred stalls and restaurants. It’s also known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen” as many of the traders specialise in seafood, local produce, and seasonal food. Central Kyoto is home to the Aquarium, the Kyoto Tower with its circular skyline restaurant and viewing platform, and a charming labyrinth of streets which evoke the history of Kyoto. If visiting the city during cherry blossom season, take a walk by the canal on the Philosopher’s Path, as it’s one of the best places to view this natural wonder.

Central Kyoto is easy to reach from many tourist attractions in Kyoto on foot or via subway. Many subway stops take in much of the central district, and travellers can jump on and off or change routes easily to traverse the city. Kyoto Station is the best place to start, as all areas can be reached from this station. Central Kyoto can be accessed on foot, even the furthest attractions are within 30 to 40 minutes’ walk from the main station with many temples, shrines and areas of historical interest on route.

The city of Kyoto was arranged in accordance with Feng Shui tradition and follows an organised grid pattern, with the Imperial Palace looking south, Ukyō to the west and Sakyō to the west. The city, one of the best preserved in Japan, has over 2,000 areas of religious significance, 400 Shinto shrines and around 1,600 Buddhist temples. These historical attractions and Kyoto’s vibrant, eclectic atmosphere and outlying areas of natural beauty continue to attract millions of visitors every year.

Central Kyoto travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels near Central Kyoto?

    Central Kyoto is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Hotel Granvia Kyoto, which has a current rating of 9.0. For other potential stays, consider Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto and Kyoto Century Hotel, which can also be great places to stay near Central Kyoto.