The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto reflects the time-honored traditions of Japanese hospitality. The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto sits serenely on the banks of the Kamogawa River, in a prime location with expansive views of the famous Higashiyama Mountains. The hotel is also close to Kyoto’s downtown districts such as Gion, Kawaramachi and Pontocho, convenient locations for both sightseeing and business. The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto offers guests quality and comfortable rooms, each elegantly decorated using traditional Japanese furnishing to create a unique and authentic experience. At the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto, guests can choose from the many available dining options, everything from traditional Japanese cuisine to popular globally recognized western fares. Honoured guests of this property are provided with a number of recreational services to enjoy as well, including stress-relieving spa treatments and an extensive range of workout facilities at the onsite fitness center.