Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto 600-8237, Japan
Nowhere but in Kyoto is there such a happy blend of the old and the new. You'll find the Rihga Royal at the city's threshold, waiting to receive you with gracious and unobtrusive service. Warm smiles at the door, and tasteful decor inside - every effort has been made to make you feel at home in this 1,200 year-old town.
The hotel offers 507 guest rooms that are very spacious and decorated in modern style with Japanese accents. Rihga Royal's guest rooms and suites have been designed to duplicate the relaxed surroundings of your own home. Soothing colours, comfortable furnishings, and tasteful amenities - all have been selected to make your stay a pleasant one. Sliding doors made of shoji (rice paper) create an extra-soft lighting effect.
Guests can enjoy a wonderful meal in one of the many restaurants in the hotel with an excellent view of Kyoto . Get a city view of Kyoto from the Top of Kyoto, a rotating restaurant atop the hotel. Delight in Cantonese/Chinese dishes at Hakuho; French cuisine at Le Cygne; seasonal Kyoto Kaiseki dishes blended with French cooking at Gourmand Tachibana; Japanese Kaiseki cuisine (tea-ceremony dishes) at Kicho; sushi, Kyoto-style and Kaseiki dishes at Tankuma Kitamise; and, Teppan-yaki meals at Aoi restaurant. Enjoy coffee, buffet and multiple-course meals in Corbeille coffee house. Unwind at Starlet Bar (a romantic bar), Toledo Bar (an old Spanish-style bar), Granada Bar (the hotel's main bar w/ Spanish ambience) and the Lounge.
A heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and massage service and a karaoke room are available for recreation. Other facilities offered are beauty salon/barber shop, gift shop, florist, foreign currency exchange and parking. In addition, there is also free shuttle bus service to and from Kyoto Station.