Hoshinoya Kyoto

Top 2% of hotels in Kyoto
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“This hybrid ryokan-hotel, a series of low buildings inspired by traditional Japanese houses, clings to the banks above the Hozugawa River in the temple-rich Arashiyama district.”

– Condé Nast Traveler

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"This modern take on the classic Japanese inn is quickly becoming a favourite of well-heeled visitors to Kyoto in search of privacy and a unique experience." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, full of bamboo groves and Zen temples, is the site of the city’s newest—and most exquisite—ryokan, or traditional inn." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"Quaint and authentic, this traditional ryokan inspires guests with its Japanese style while keeping the modern comforts of home readily available." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Tastefully contemporary, this charming boutique hotel is unique among Kyoto's many traditional inns."
The Telegraph The Telegraph
"A tranquil, traditionally-styled but luxurious escape in woods reached by a riverboat, on the edge of Kyoto. A range of free activities include a tea-drinking ceremony." Full review
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