The Westin Miyako Kyoto
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Lonely Planet review
This grande dame of Kyoto hotels occupies a commanding position overlooking the Higashiyama sightseeing district (meaning it’s one of the best locations for sightseeing in Kyoto). Rooms are clean and well maintained, and staff are at home with foreign guests. Rooms on the north side have great views over the city to the Kitayama mountains. There is a fitness centre, as well as a private garden and walking trail. The hotel even has its own ryokan section for those who want to try staying in a ryokan without giving up the convenience of a hotel.
Our independent authors have visited The Westin Miyako Kyoto and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Northern Higashiyama.
Services & facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Children's club
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Multilingual staff
- Room service (24 hours)
- Express check-out
- Express check-in
- 24-hour front desk
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Air conditioning
- Concierge services
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free Wi-Fi
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Spa tub
- Hair salon
- Indoor pool
- Shopping on site
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Fitness facilities
- Tennis on site
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Babysitting or childcare
Description provided by property
With a stay at The Westin Miyako Kyoto in Kyoto (Higashiyama), you'll be minutes from Kyoto Municipal Zoo and Shoren-in Temple. This 4-star hotel is close to Kiyomizu Temple and Kyoto Imperial Palace.
Make yourself at home in one of the 499 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and minibars. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and supervised childcare/activities. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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