The hotel is located on the banks of the Kamogawa River, with expansive views of the Higashiyama Mountains. The hotel is close to the downtown districts of Gion, Kawaramachi and Pontocho
Rooms range in size between 45 and 55sqm, with suites measuring between 65 and 212sqm. The rooms offer views of the mountains, river and traditional Japanese rock gardens
With 4 restaurants and bars, there are a number of dining options, including: The Lobby Lounge, for elegant teas, coffees and desserts from Pierre Hermé Paris; Mizuki, offering fine Japanese dining featuring Kaiseki, Sushi, Tempura and Teppanyaki; La Locanda, serving traditional Italian cuisine and hosting a wine cellar of over 400 wines; and The Bar, with Signature cocktails created by its head bartender.
The Ritz Carlton Spa offers 7 treatment rooms, including 1 spa suite room; a relaxation room, a steam room, a dry sauna, a fitness centre and a 20-metre indoor pool. The Ritz Carlton has been described as a modern day ‘Ryokan’ (Japanese Inn), providing traditional Japanese hospitality.
120 minutes (101km) by car from Kansai International Airport. 150 minutes by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo, 20 minutes (4km) by taxi from Kyoto Station
October – November / March - May