Best Hotels and Ryokans with Private Onsen in Kyoto

TOP5 Best Hotels and Ryokans with Private Onsen in Kyoto

There were no hot springs in central Kyoto, but the recently opened HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, offers suites with private hot springs. Others require a trip to Arashiyama, Kameoka City, or the Rakuhoku area of Kyoto. It is about 30 minutes by train from Kyoto Station.

The recently opened Roku Kyoto, Lxr Hotels & Resorts, has rooms with private hot springs and an outdoor swimming pool with hot spring water. If you want to stay in a room with a private hot spring in a luxury ryokan, Kyo Yunohana Resort Suisen or Arashiyama Benkei are probably the best choices. Alternatively if you also want to enjoy a stunning Japanese garden and architecture, Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel Kyoto or HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa would be perfect.

Then if you have enough time, you can also visit Amanohashidate in Kyoto. There are luxury traditional onsen ryokans with private hot springs. It is about 120 minutes by train from Kyoto Station.

Roku Kyoto, Lxr Hotels & Resorts
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Roku Kyoto, Lxr Hotels & Resorts

The luxury resort hotel is a 30-minute drive from Kyoto Station, but it is well worth the visit. Read more
Kyo Yunohana Resort Suisen
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Kyo Yunohana Resort Suisen

This is a small luxury onsen ryokan located in a quiet mountainous area. The ryokan has some wonderful rooms with private outdoor hot springs. Read more
HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa
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HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa

The luxury hotel opened in Nov 2020. It’s exactly the kind of hotel I would want to stay in even if I wasn’t in Kyoto. Read more
Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel Kyoto
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Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel Kyoto

This is a luxury boutique hotel with private hot springs in Arashiyama. If you love the Arashiyama area, you may want to stay here.  Read more
Arashiyama Benkei
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Arashiyama Benkei

The luxury onsen ryokan is located in a wonderful location, directly across the Katsura River, making it a special place in Arashiyama. Read more