A Millenium of History ~ The Ancient Capital of Kyoto.
Located in the heart of Kyoto`s Higashiyama district, famous for its five hills, as well as major tourist attractions like Kiyomizu Temple and the Kyoto National Museum, Saka Hotel Kyoto is close to the action, but also is at just the right remove from all the hustle and bustle.
An oasis of calm for the busy traveler, spend a luxurious night in our comfortable beds, then get a tranquil start to your new day with a peaceful cup of coffee or tea. Higashiyama and all its attractions are a brisk walk away, so you can experience a true Kyoto morning just like a local.
Check-in with tea & sweets
Take your time over a cup of tea and wagashi sweets while checking in with us, and linger over our peaceful lobby garden. We are proud to offer old-fashioned Kyoto hospitality from the moment guests arrive.
A variety of room styles, abundant amenities
Our rooms were designed for relaxation, with tatami floors and spacious layouts that encourage guests to kick off their shoes and put their feet up. Hang up your travelers' clothes and change into a comfy yukata robe or snug pajamas; our in-room amenities give you endless options for unwinding after a busy day.
Private hot tub with a view
of Yasaka Pagoda
Wash the cares of travel away in our large private hot tub bath tau-yasaka, available by reservation. The bath waters change with the seasons, with yuzu citrus for winter, as well as fragrant pine and lovely iris, among others
The culinary bounty of Old Kyoto
& the Miketsukuni
Saka Hotel's sumptuous meals are made with the finest ingredients from both field and sea of the Miketsukuni for truly unique traditional cuisine.
A guest lounge that feels like home
Complete with massage chairs and informative books about Kyoto, our guest lounge is a comfortable place to take a break. With seven different drinks available in our Nespresso café machine, as well as tasty snacks, guests can slow down after busy days. Complimentary sparkling wine is also available during aperitif time.
A pure, quiet morning at Kiyomizu Temple
~ just five minutes away.
Kiyomizu Temple opens its gates at 6am, and an early morning visit is the best way to fully experience the true, peaceful atmosphere of this sacred place. Hear the flowing waters of Otowa Falls and catch the birdsong that can only be heard before Kyoto's most popular destination starts another day.
A breakfast fit for a courtier
~ Kyoto & the Miketsukuni's finest
Using the same fine ingredients that once graced the plates of ancient Kyoto's courtiers, our Japanese traditional breakfast marks a great start to another day of fun and exploration. For guests making a morning trip to Kiyomizu, we will have breakfast waiting for you when you get back to the hotel.
Saka Hotel~on the road to Kiyomizu Temple
Located in the heart of Higashiyama's five hills, Saka Hotel is a 5-minute walk from both Gojozaka Bus Stop and Kiyomizu Temple.It's also just a 12-minute taxi ride from JR Kyoto Station. Guests can easily walk to many major tourist attractions, including the Yasaka Pagoda of Hokanji Temple, Yasaka Shrine in Gion, Sanjusangendo, and the Kyoto National Museum.
Rooms ・ Guest Lounge
17 unique room types,
inviting guest lounge
Cuisine・Kyoto & the Miketsukuni
Kaiseki cuisine featuring Kyoto's finest foods
from both land and sea
Japanese Bath Experience
Private bath with a view of Yasaka Pagoda
and traditional sake bath in room
Facilties steeped in
Japanese aesthetic tradition and culture