TOP5 Luxury Onsen Ryokans in Kyoto

TOP5 Luxury Onsen Hotels and Ryokans in Kyoto

There are no hot springs in the center of Kyoto City. If you are looking for a hot spring resort, you will need to go to Arashiyama, Kameoka city, or the Rakuhoku area in Kyoto. It is about a 30-minute train ride from Kyoto Station. The recently opened Roku Kyoto, Lxr Hotels & Resorts has some rooms with private hot springs and an outdoor swimming pool using hot spring water. Then if you have enough time, you can also visit Amanohashidate. 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 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 ryokan with hot springs 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 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 5-star 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 ryokan is located in a wonderful location, directly across the Katsura River, making it a special place in Arashiyama. Read more