Hotel Overview

  • Two guests sit on the outdoor terrace of a pagoda overlooking the koi pond

    Our scenic pond sets a tone of tranquillity

  • 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

  • Modern dining room with rows of wood tables, large wine cellar, booths by black woven screens

    Brasserie’s latticed booths and decorative wood furnishings create a warm and modern space

  • 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

  • Woman leads young child into water in indoor swimming pool by marble in-water lounge chairs

    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

    With floor-to-ceiling views of our Shakusuien pond garden, these relaxing rooms embody traditional, minimalist Japanese design, featuring clean lines with little clutter.

  • Deluxe Room end of bed by lantern on night table, sliding bathroom door, glass shower
    Deluxe Room

    Peaceful and functional, these are some of Kyoto’s largest standard guest rooms and your personal oasis. Unwind in the sitting area, bathed in natural light, or beneath a soothing seasonal scene painted on the bed board.

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

    Each of these expansive suites provides distinct living and sleeping spaces, as well as a Zen-like marble bathroom inspired by a bamboo forest. Need a little quiet time? Retreat to your master bedroom and rest your head on your customized Four Seasons Bed, next to views of our pond garden.

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

    With two bedrooms on either side of the suite, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and a spacious living room, our largest Hotel residences offer plenty of space for everyone in your family to spread out and enjoy the floor-to-ceiling views of the city.

  • Presidential Suite bed, bench, blue carpet, padded wall panels with Japanese prints, balcony bench
    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.


  • Sushi chef prepares fish behind bamboo display, Sushi wakon bar
    Sushi Wakon
  • View of Brasserie patio and forest through window, server sets table
  • 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


  • 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

  • Lounge chairs behind wood wall, by indoor swimming pool under granite rock wall

    Slip into our indoor pool for near-weightless relaxation