Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Top choice hotel in Southern Higashiyama
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Extravagant and contemporary yet restrained and traditional, Four Seasons is an impressive new luxury hotel in the Higashiyama sightseeing district. The long bamboo-lined entrance brings you to a vast airy lobby with huge floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the 800-year-old koi-filled pond and stunning gardens. The elegant rooms feature dark-wood floors, iPads, huge TVs, coffee-pod machines and marble bathrooms.

Facilities are top-notch, including a 20m pool, sushi restaurant, brasserie, bar, and a teahouse by the pond serving sake and champagne from 5pm to 9pm each evening.

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Quick description

Open from 2016, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto boasts a sushi bar and a tea house by a pond in Shakusuien Japanese garden as well as a Western-style restaurant and a lounge. Kyoto Station is a 7-minute drive away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the hotel. Rooms at Kyoto Four Seasons Hotel feature a view, an iPad to access hotel services and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and video on demand. A coffee maker and tea sets are provided in each room. The hotel offers spa facilities including an indoor swimming pool, 2 whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and 7 spa treatment rooms. There is also a 24-hour fitness centre with a variety of equipment and machines. While overlooking the pond garden, guests can enjoy dishes prepared using Kyoto's local ingredients at The Brasserie. The Lounge serves pastries, coffees and teas. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto is 1 km from Kiyomizu-dera Temple and 2 km from Tofuku-ji Temple. Kansai International Airport is a 75-minute train ride away.

Important information

An accommodation tax per person per night is not included in the price and needs to be paid at the property. Sushi Wakon is closed from Tue 08 Sept 2020 until Wed 30 Sept 2020 Please note, 1 small dog/cat (up to 7 kg) per room can be accommodated upon request, at an additional charge. Please contact the property in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Currency exchange
  • Cctv in common areas
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Live music/performance
  • Trouser press
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Parking
  • Terrace
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Security alarm
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Cycling
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Shops (on site)
  • Swimming pool
  • Children television networks
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Garden
  • Bike tours
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Internet services
  • Cashless payment available
  • Cooking class
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Lockers
  • Wifi
  • Smoke alarms
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • 24-hour security
  • Kid meals
  • First aid kit available
  • On-site parking
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Ticket service
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Evening entertainment
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Gift shop
  • Mobile app for room service
  • Delivered food is securely covered


  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Air conditioning
  • Newspapers


  • Free WiFi available

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Concierge service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Ironing service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool


  • Valet parking


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.