Where to Stay Near the Gion District Where to Stay Near the Gion District

Where to Stay Near the Gion District


2018.07.19

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

Where to Stay Near the Gion District

There’s arguably no place more famous in Kyoto than the Gion District. Known as the geisha district, the area is located between the two scenic corners of Yasaka Shrine and Kamo River. In this area you’ll find a huge selection of historic shops, restaurants and ochaya (also known as teahouses) lining the streets. Many visitors spend hours in the area trying to keep a lookout for the enigmatic geisha and maiko (geisha apprentices) who work in his history filled hub. For a fully immersive experience while staying in Kyoto you can't go past these five stylish and affordable hotels

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    Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo

    Situated in the heart of one of Kyoto’s main shopping districts, the Teramachi Shopping Arcade area is the tasteful Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo. The sophisticated Japanese influenced rooms are suitable for one to three people, and are ideal for couples looking to have a romantic weekend away. For something a little extra special, the hotel offers themed rooms including the ‘kabuki room’ and ‘Kyoto room’ as well as standard rooms. The hotel also features a breakfast lounge serving up contemporary versions of classic Japanese dishes.

    Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo

    Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo

    ホテルグレイスリー京都三条
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    京都府京都市中京区六角通寺町東入桜之町420番
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    0752221111
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    HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION

    A 10-minute walk from Gion-Shijo Station, in terms of location, it doesn’t get much better than Hotel the Celestine Kyoto Gion. Also situated a 15-minute walk from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, it’s a great place to stay for those looking to get out and enjoy everything Kyoto has to offer. The hotel boasts a beautiful, classic public bath and a tranquil on-site Japanese garden. Dining options include Japanese style breakfasts and delicate but delicious kaiseki (small plate) style dinner. The elegant rooms come a number of sizes, but are best suited to couples and small groups.

    HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION

    HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION

    ホテル ザ セレスティン京都祇園
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    京都府京都市東山区八坂通東大路西入小松町572
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    0755323111
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    Nine Hours Kyoto - Neo Future Capsule

    If you’re doing Kyoto on a budget, or are only making a short overnight trip, but want to stay in the Gion area, then consider booking yourself a capsule at Nine Hours Kyoto - Neo Future Capsule. This stylish and futuristic capsule hotel has separate floors for men and women. Each room comes equipped with a light-based alarm clock, specialised pillow and high-grade linens. The showering facilities are shared, but meticulously cleaned.

    Nine Hours Kyoto - Neo Future Capsule

    Nine Hours Kyoto - Neo Future Capsule

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    Kyoto Granbell Hotel

    An effortless bend of the classic and the contemporary, a stay at the Kyoto Granbell Hotel is one you won’t forget. This sophisticated hotel features all the luxuries of a high-end hotel but retains a classic old-world Japanese charm. The rooms reflect the historic neighbourhood of Gion with their minimalist design and tatami mat flooring. If you don’t like tatami there are carpeted rooms available too. The hotel also features an impressive public bath, and a relaxing bar and lounge area. If you’re looking to get out and make the most of your time exploring the city, you can also rent bikes from the hotel; just ask at the front desk.

    Kyoto Granbell Hotel

    Kyoto Granbell Hotel

    京都グランベルホテル
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    京都府京都市東山区大和大路通四条下ル大和町27
    phone
    0752777330
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    The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo

    Sitting right in the heart of Kyoto is where you’ll find the stylish and modern Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo. Weaving the old and the new together into one tidy package, the hotel features breezy rooms ideal for couples, and an impressive dining space, home to a Kyoto influenced western restaurant. If you’re looking for some tips on what to see and do in the area, speak to the hotel staff who are more than happy to lend you a few local tips.

    The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo

    The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo

    ザ ロイヤルパークホテル 京都三条
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    京都府京都市中京区三条通河原町東入ル中島町74
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    0752411111
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