Westin Miyako Hotel - Kyoto

Keage, Sanjo, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0052  show map
 4 stars
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Westin Miyako Hotel - Kyoto

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Editorial review:

This large, spread out complex sits atop the Higashiyama area, one of the best locations for sightseeing in Kyoto. The hotel is used to foreign guests. Rooms are clean and well maintained, however there have been rumblings amongst the guests that the standard rooms are becoming a big scruffy. The deluxe rooms are a major step up but come at a steep price as well. On the negative side, the breakfast room is dimly lit and there have been complaints of poor service.

Overview

The spectacular 4-star Westin Miyako Hotel provides non-smoking rooms with a great view of the city. Featuring ancient architecture, the hotel is opened since 1890.

Just 2 km from the center of Kyoto known for Gion, Nanzen-ji Temple and Heian Shrine. A palace, a museum and a temple lie a short distance away.

To-ji Temple is 4.9 km of the property, while Museum of Kyoto is around 2.4 km away.

Nearest underground station is Keage, which is only 250 meters away. Westin Miyako Hotel is 45 minutes’ drive away from Itami airport.

Rooms

Westin Miyako Hotel offers 499 guestrooms appointed with IDD telephone, cable TV with on-demand movies, a laptop-size safe, a seating area and wireless internet with all the sights of Kyoto within easy access. The rooms are furnished with a modern-style interior and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the café every morning. A fine selection of local dishes is served at the traditional restaurant. Hyoteihonten and Tawarayayoshitomi are situated in a downtown area, about 300 meters from the venue.

Services

Such business facilities as a copier, a meeting room and a business center are available on site.

Relax

A sauna, a spa lounge and a Jacuzzi as well as bicycles, a gym and a fitness center are offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at JPY 1000 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   499.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
  • Paid kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Keage, Sanjo, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0052

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City Center
  • Kyoto
    1.9 km
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    40.2 km
  • Kobe (UKB)
    66.4 km
Train Stations
  • Sanjo Station
    1.5 km
  • Gion Shijo Station
    1.6 km
Underground stations
  • Keage Station
    300 m
  • Higashiyama Station
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Ryoriryokankikusui (cuisine: Japanese)
    210 m
  • Kyoto Garden restaurant Yachiyo (cuisine: Japanese)
    270 m
Parks
  • Konchi-in
    270 m
  • Murinan Garden
    330 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    499

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            Size: 52 m²
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                Size: 28 m²
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                  Size: 36 m²
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                    Deluxe Double Room
                    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
                    Size: 38 m²
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                        Size: 36 m²
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                            Size: 72 m²
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                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Westin Miyako Hotel - Kyoto Kyoto location
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                              Hotel Address:

                              Keage, Sanjo, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0052

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Kyoto
                                1.9 km
                              Airports
                              • Itami (ITM)
                                40.2 km
                              • Kobe (UKB)
                                66.4 km
                              Train Stations
                              • Sanjo Station
                                1.5 km
                              • Gion Shijo Station
                                1.6 km
                              Underground stations
                              • Keage Station
                                300 m
                              • Higashiyama Station
                                800 m
                              Restaurants
                              • Ryoriryokankikusui (cuisine: Japanese)
                                210 m
                              • Kyoto Garden restaurant Yachiyo (cuisine: Japanese)
                                270 m
                              Parks
                              • Konchi-in
                                270 m
                              • Murinan Garden
                                330 m
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-in:
                                from  3 pm
                              • Check-out:
                                until  11 am
                              • Year renovated:
                                2007
                              • Number of floors:
                                11
                              • Number of rooms:
                                499

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                              What's nearby

                              Popular areas

                              • City Center - 1.8 km

                              Places of interest

                              • Miyakomesse - 700 m
                              • Goldener Pavilion - 1.9 km

                              Train stations

                              • Sanjo Station - 1.4 km
                              • Gion Shijo Station - 1.5 km
                              • Kawaramachi Station - 1.7 km

                              Convention centers

                              • Ishibe Alley - 1.2 km
                              • Hanamikoji Street - 1.2 km
                              • Gion district - 1.4 km
                              • Ponto-cho - 1.5 km
                              • Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka - 1.5 km

                              Monuments and Landmarks

                              • Shoren-in temple - 400 m
                              • Chion-in temple - 400 m
                              • Nanzen-ji Temple - 500 m
                              • Heian Shrine - 900 m
                              • Eikan-do Zenrin-ji - 900 m
                              • Yasaka Shrine - 1.0 km
                              • Kodai-ji - 1.0 km
                              • Kiyomizu-dera Temple - 1.5 km
                              • Jishu Jinja Shrine - 1.5 km
                              • Rokuharamitsu-ji Temple - 1.8 km

                              Museums

                              • Maruyama Park - 800 m

                              Parks

                              • The Philosopher's Walk - 1.6 km

                              Golf courses and Country clubs

                              • Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 400 m

                              Underground stations

                              • Keage Station - 200 m
                              • Higashiyama Station - 700 m
                              • Sanjo Keihan Station - 1.2 km
                              • Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station - 1.7 km

                              Public parking

                              • Samurai Kembu Kyoto - 1.1 km

                              Local attractions

                              • Kiyomizu Temple - 1.6 km
                                Mt. Otowa, Kyoto
                              • Jisyu Shrine - 1.5 km
                                1 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
                              • Anrakuji Temple - 1.6 km
                                21 Shishigatani Goshonodancho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
                              • Kenninji Temple - 1.5 km
                                584 Yamatooji Yojo-sagaru Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
                              • Pontocho - 1.6 km
                                Ponto-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

                              Near the hotel

                              • Konchi-in - 270 m
                                86-12 Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
                              • Chion-in - 470 m
                                400 Hayashi-shita-cho 3-chome, Kyoto
                              • Shoren-in Temple - 470 m
                                69-1 Sanjobocho, Kyoto
                              • Kyoto Zoo (Dobutsu-En) - 480 m
                                Hoshoji-cho, Kyoto
                              • Murinan Garden - 330 m
                                31 Nanzenji Kusagawacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
                              • Tenjuan Garden - 440 m
                                86-8 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
                              • Nanzen-ji Temple - 560 m
                                86 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

                              Restaurants nearby

                              • Ryoriryokankikusui - 210 m

                                Address: Nanzenjifukuchicho, Sakyoku
                                Phone: +81 75-771-4101

                                96% likes this, based on 18 reviews
                                Cuisine: Japanese
                                Price Range: CAD 133 - CAD 200

                              • Hyoteihonten - 310 m

                                Address: Nanzenjikusagawacho, Sakyoku
                                Phone: +81 75-771-4116

                                75% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                                Cuisine: Japanese
                                Price Range: CAD 197 - CAD 328

                              • Nanzenji Junsei - 340 m

                                Address: Nanzenjikusagawacho, Sakyoku
                                Phone: +81 75-761-2311

                                82% likes this, based on 59 reviews
                                Cuisine: Japanese
                                Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 40

                              • Kyoto Garden restaurant Yachiyo - 270 m

                                Address: 34 Fukuchi Machi, Sakyo-Ku
                                Phone: +81 75-771-4148

                                72% likes this, based on 11 reviews
                                Cuisine: Japanese
                                Price Range: CAD 94 - CAD 237

                              • Mimiugionten - 290 m

                                Address: Nakanocho, Higashiyamaku
                                Phone: +81 75-533-6681

                                66% likes this, based on 18 reviews
                                Cuisine: Japanese
                                Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 65

                              Hotel information
                              • Check-in:
                                from  3 pm
                              • Check-out:
                                until  11 am
                              • Year renovated:
                                2007
                              • Number of floors:
                                11
                              • Number of rooms:
                                499

                              Hotel Awards

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                              Westin Miyako Reviews

                              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Westin Miyako

                              Average guest rating

                              7.4out of 10
                              Very good
                              Based on 62 reviews

                              Rating by category:

                              Location
                              7.7
                              Rooms
                              9.5
                              Value
                              8.3
                              Service
                              9.0

                              Guest reviews

                              • Single
                                9.6

                                Wonderfully bright, clean property with large Wesern style rooms. Staff was typical of the Japanese style of service... polite and nicely attentive.

                                Restaurants close and open typical of Japanese hours which was not convenient for late arrivals. I could not find anything open in the area. I arrived at 10 PM. It would be nice if at least the hotel had some late dining options, not all of us are Japanese.

                              • Couple
                                8.8

                                Free shuttle bus to and from Gion and the Kyoto station. Friendly and helpful staff. Very close to subway station. Nice restaurants close by.

                                Having to pay to use the swimming pool - this should be free for hotel guests.

                              • Group of friends
                                9.2

                                This hotel is so good for relaxing and watching the green mountains surrounding the hotel. Restaurants are so good in hotel as well. Best thing is the free shuttle bus thats goes to more than one place in city including Kyoto Train station.

                              • Family with children
                                8.2

                                Location was great. Room clean. Great bedding. Good coffee.

                                Need wireless in the guest room, not just the lobby. Should not charge to use the fitness room or pool as prices are already high.

                              • Older travelers
                                7.0

                                The Westin Miyako Hotel Tokyo has a grand history - and it was great to see the images of past famous guests and old photos of the hotel itself. The hotel is well located on the edge of town - quite near a few of the more interesting sites. We received an upgrade on arrival - so had quite a large bed. The hotel was very friendly and helpful when one of us fell ill.

                                The bar was open only for limited hours and had a steep cover charge for guests at peak evening times (due to a live band). Other options for chilling in the hotel itself - other than the restaurants and the foyer - were limited.

                              • Group of friends
                                7.8

                                I did not like the breakfast buffet. There were two price choices yet everything was co-mingled.

                              • Single
                                5.4

                                The location was good for my purposes. There is a regular shuttle to jr Kyoto station and Keage subway is 2 minutes away.

                                They charge extra for everything. This is irritating and petty as their room prices are quite high. The exercise room is very small with one of two treadmills inoperable. If you want to use the gym and pool, you have to pay twice, and don't leave, or you will have to pay again! There is a fee for room internet which isn't wifi. Not what I expected for a four star international quality hotel.

                              • Older travelers
                                8.8

                                The Westin Miyako has great facilities, pool and work out area, plus its own personal route to shrines in the area in Kyoto. Our room was large, not massive, but it was great to have English language television channels.

                                Every little thing incurred extra charges. Internet rung up a fee of over $15.00 a day and it cost another $6 to use the swimming pool. Ridiculous. It all should have been included in the room fee. I have never had such nitpicky charges in a first rate hotel.

                              • Older travelers
                                4.2

                                The bus service. Room size.

                                Room was old. Staff are sticky. Not flexible. No free Wifi. Small hotels have that thrown in. Bicycle rental is expensive and time not flexible. Should have hourly rental or at least have hourly extensions. Staff have stiff upper lips. Too formal till the point of unfriendly.

                              • Older travelers
                                7.0

                                Reasonably priced and well equipped rooms and facilities. Commend the bird walk trail around the back hilltop.

                                Not a great location but the shuttle bus to the station helps. Pretensions to luxury class mean the public areas are dull, with expensive catering.

                              • Couple
                                7.0

                                The Westin Miyako is one of the best hotels in Kyoto in terms of quality and we had no issues getting back in taxis even with taxi drivers that did not speak English as everyone in Kyoto (even from the West) knows where it is and that was the biggest advantage. Secondly, we were upgraded to a preferred customer room which was a nice touch.

                                Location wasn't great as it is at least 20minutes from the main social and dining area; as such, we ended up taking taxis a lot (which is pretty expensive in Japan) but then there is only so much walking one can do.

                              • Group of friends
                                5.0

                                The training and communication are insufficient We had a bad experience at breakfast time which the waiter had make mistake in handling the overlap in seating and force us to change the seat not because we should not deserve this humiliation that another late coming guest hold the seat . We were punished by what other guest and your hotel's mistake. After remove us to other seat and did not try to recover our wrong-treated. Never ever happened in my traveling experience of last 20 years in countries like HongKong London Paris Bangkok Tokyo Shentai (311 earth quake island) I am sure I will not have courage to visit your hotel anyhow in future.

                              • Single
                                5.8

                                It was clean and friendly, and well placed for visitng eastern Kyoto, where the majority of the sights are. Close to a subway which is convenient.

                                Rooms poorly designed; extremely expensive restaurants and services.

                              • Family with children
                                9.6

                                We liked the room very much which had a beautiful view over Kyoto. The room was newly renovated and had a nice bathroom. The room size was alos very big for Japan Standard. Free Internet in the room was also great.

                                The building is a bit confusing and finding the restaurants can be difficult.

                              • Couple
                                7.0

                                The room is very spaciuos. But you need to pay for using the facility even the gym or sauna.

                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Westin Miyako Hotel - Kyoto Kyoto location
                              Show big map »

                              Hotel Address:

                              Keage, Sanjo, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0052

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Kyoto
                                1.9 km
                              Airports
                              • Itami (ITM)
                                40.2 km
                              • Kobe (UKB)
                                66.4 km
                              Train Stations
                              • Sanjo Station
                                1.5 km
                              • Gion Shijo Station
                                1.6 km
                              Underground stations
                              • Keage Station
                                300 m
                              • Higashiyama Station
                                800 m
                              Restaurants
                              • Ryoriryokankikusui (cuisine: Japanese)
                                210 m
                              • Kyoto Garden restaurant Yachiyo (cuisine: Japanese)
                                270 m
                              Parks
                              • Konchi-in
                                270 m
                              • Murinan Garden
                                330 m
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-in:
                                from  3 pm
                              • Check-out:
                                until  11 am
                              • Year renovated:
                                2007
                              • Number of floors:
                                11
                              • Number of rooms:
                                499

                              Hotel Awards

                              JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKyotoWestin Miyako

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Family Hotels in Japan

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