Hotel Overview

  • Couple enjoys tea on FUJU's terrace overlooking the koi pond

    Our contemporary oasis is nestled around a heritage pond garden

  • Modern awning over Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto entrance at dusk

    Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

  • Woman in silk kimono stands at reception desk in marble Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto lobby

    Our sleek, black-and-white marble lobby

  • Geisha wearing traditional kimono, make-up descends down marble and glass staircase

    A dramatic, floor-to-ceiling chandelier hangs next to our lobby’s floating staircase

  • Premier Room with white bed, bench and loveseat, bright purple pillows and rug

    Pops of purple add a regal element to our Premier Rooms – Kyoto View

  • Residence dining table, fruit bowl under candle chandelier, modern kitchen, living room

    Our One-Bedroom Hotel Residences offer ample living and dining space

  • Large marble bathroom with double sink by black glass walk-in shower, vanity and chair

    Marble, granite and glass fixtures decorate each bathroom

  • Back of woman's bare shoulders and she soaks in spa tub in tile, granite room

    Ease body and mind during a traditional Japanese bath ritual at our Spa

  • Our pool’s in-water lounge chairs are perfect for playing and relaxing

  • Downtown Kyoto shops, patios at night along Kamo-gawa River

    Downtown Kyoto and the charming shops and cafés along the Kamo-gawa River are just minutes from our Hotel

  • Aerial shot of two women dressed in traditional kimonos walk down the sidewalk, cherry blossom trees framing their retreating frames

    Cherry blossoms decorate springtime views all over the city

  • Uncover Kyoto’s rich history, craftsmanship and artistry through our Four Seasons lens
  • Discover the style of today’s Japan at our Hotel with an 800-year-old ikeniwa (pond garden) at its heart
  • Respecting the culture of Kyoto, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto unlocks the authentic essence of today’s Kyoto
  • Experience personalized, insider access to Kyoto’s four-season delights


  • Premier Room bed, desk, sofa and round ottoman by patio door, garden views
    Premier Room – Garden View

    Wake up to stunning views of Shakusui-en, our 12th-century pond garden. Find a closer connection with nature in this spacious contemporary oasis, where minimalist design and clean lines set the tone for a relaxing stay.

  • Hotel guest room with a king bed and Japanese-inspired wallpaper
    Deluxe Room

    These are the largest standard guest rooms in Kyoto. Relax in the serene sitting area, or beneath the soothing seasonal scenes painted on the bed’s headboard. Your window may be opened to bring in the fresh breeze.

  • One-bedroom suite large living room desk in front of open balcony sliding doors, patio chairs
    One-Bedroom Suite

    This large suite features distinct living and sleeping spaces, illuminated by natural light. Entertain in the elegant living area, then unwind in the Zen-inspired bathroom and sink into sleep in your customizable Four Seasons Bed.

  • Corner of kitchen with light wood floor-to-ceiling cabinets, island under chandelier
    Two-Bedroom Corner Hotel Residence

    Spread out in style in our largest residence, offering elegance and luxury. Framed by floor-to-ceiling views of the city skyline, your home away from home features two private balconies and a dining room that seats six.

  • Living room with wooden beamed ceiling, two purple arm chairs, sofa, TV, large square coffee table and walk-out terrace
    Presidential Suite

    It’s easy to feel at home here in this unique, two-bedroom suite, surrounded by local artisanal décor and spectacular views at every turn. Perched up on our fourth floor with extra-tall ceilings and an abundance of natural light, this calming retreat is where unforgettable family memories are made.


  • Modern dining room with rows of wood tables, large wine cellar, booths by black woven screens
    Emba Kyoto Chophouse
  • Lounge bartender retrieves bottle on wine from cellar behind long rustic wood bar
    The Lounge & Bar
  • Shakusui-tei sunny patio with wood chairs, tables under white paper umbrella
  • Discover remarkable dining experiences at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
  • Two women chat on outdoor terrace sofa at Brasserie
    Emba Kyoto Chophouse
  • Parents and two young daughters share a meal at Brasserie
    Emba Kyoto Chophouse
  • Plush grey velvet sofas, chairs on black marble floors in The Lounge dining room
    The Lounge & Bar
  • Laughing couple enjoys martinis at The Lounge
    The Lounge & Bar
  • Two laughing women enjoy afternoon tea at The Lounge
    The Lounge & Bar


  • Spa lounge with plush bench, cushions, tea on table, lanterns, rock wall

    Relax with a pre-treatment tea in our Spa lobby

  • Man lies face-down on massage table as masseuse in black uniform rubs his shoulders

    Let our skilled therapists melt away tension with a bespoke massage

  • Close-up of black lanterns hanging from chains, light reflected on walls

    The dim light from latticed lanterns creates a subdued atmosphere

  • Close-up of massage therapist pressing gold acupressure batons on woman's forehead

    Centuries-old Japanese acupressure techniques, using Tatcha gold-leaf products, provide a natural facelift effect

  • Light reflected in black bowl with water in spa

    Healing plants and herbs help leave your skin silky soft and hydrated

  • Lounge chairs with white towels under wood walls in spa

    Our poolside lounge chairs provide a comfortable, post-treatment place to catch up with friends

  • Indoor spa pool with chaise longues and grey columns

    Slip into our indoor pool for near-weightless relaxation

  • Refresh your mind, body and soul with our wellness program and rituals from our resident practitioners and healers


  • Couple stands on foot bridge overlooking koi pond
  • A hotel and pond with cherry blossom trees
  • Parents and young son and daughter feed koi fish on foot bridge over pond
  • Couple and their two daughters walk along foliage-lined pathway parallel to the koi pond
  • View across pond to restaurant patio where couple toasts with wine glasses
  • Two female mallard ducks sit pondside