Saka Hotel Kyoto



The entrance of Saka Hotel evokes the many tiny side streets that make Kyoto such a charming destination. Our lobby features a unique, traditional Japanese plaster installation by Naoki Kusumi, Japan's premier plaster artisan. Guests can snuggle up and make themselves at home n the third floor guest lounge, and our reservation-only private hot tub overlooks Yasaka Pagoda. For the perfect end to your day, our lobby bar offers a large selection of both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages.

First floor


Our lobby features a unique, traditional Japanese plaster installation by Naoki Kusumi, Japan's premier plaster artisan. The whole wall is part of the artwork, and the play of shadow and expression is a rare sight in modern Japanese architecture.

First floor

Welcome Lounge
Welcome Lounge
Welcome Lounge

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.

Third Floor

Guest Lounge Otowa Living
Guest Lounge Otowa Living

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 Cafe machine, as well as tasty snacks, guests can slow down after busy days. Complimentary sparkling wine is also available during aperitif time.

Guest Lounge Otowa Living Details

First floor

Lobby Bar
Lobby Bar

Let time slow in the easy Kyoto evening with a drink at our lobby bar. We offer a wide variety of wine and Japanese sake, with something to suit all tastes.

First floor

Select Shop

Find a wide and varied selection of made-in-Kyoto gifts and treats available in our Select Shop.

First floor

Enjoy touring Kyoto without the bulk of suitcases and bags. Guests can safely store luggage before check-in and after check-out with our coin lockers. Also for guests staying for longer periods, we have on-site coin laundry facilities.

Coin Lockers Coin lockers are free of charge, and even large suitcases can be stored easily.
Laundry 300 yen per wash. ※Detergent is automatically dispensed. ・Dryers are 200 yen per cycle (2 machines)

First floor

All our guest rooms are non-smoking, but smoking is permitted in our smoking lounge.

Check-in / Check-out Check-in 3pm / Check-out 11am
Internet Connectivity Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.
Facilities 【Third Floor】
  • ・19 guest rooms (17 twin, 1 triple with hide-a-bed, 1 double)
  • ・Guest lounge (Otowa Living 7am ~ 12am)
    Library corner ・ Massage chairs ・ Soft drinks & snack booth (with kids' snacks)
  • *All these facilities are available free of charge.
  • *During Aperitif time (4pm ~ 6pm), sparkling wine is also complimentary.
  • ・Reservation-only Private Bath Tau-yasaka (with a view of Yasaka pagoda)
    hours 3:00pm ~ 12:00am (last evening entrance time 11:10pm)
    7:00am ~ 10:10am (last morning entrance time 9:20am)
    price 4,400 yen (tax incl.)/50 min.

【Second floor】
  • ・Guest rooms (2 Japanese-style, 10 twin, 1 triple with hide-a-bed, 1 double)
  • ・Multi-function gathering room To-zan

【First floor】
  • ・Guest rooms (5 twin rooms with open-air baths)
  • ・Front desk ・Welcome Lounge
  • ・Dining Kiyomizu Saryo
    Dinner 5:30pm ~ 9:30pm (last order)
    Breakfast 7am ~ 10am
  • ・Lobby Bar 9:30pm ~ 11:30pm
  • ・Select Shop 8am ~ 10pm
  • ・Coin Lockers & Laundry

【First Floor-Outdoor Facilities】
  • ・Hanare "Satozakura" (Dining)
  • ・Parking Lot (Parking is limited; by reservation only, 18 free parking spaces.)
    There are also pay lots nearby.

Total rooms: 38 (27 twin, 5 Japanese-style twin with outdoor bath, 2 Japanese-style, 2 double, 2 triple)

Maximum occupancy: 104 guests

  • *All our rooms are non-smoking
    For our smoking guests, there is a first floor smoking lounge, and for those staying in rooms with terraces, smoking is permitted on the terrace.
Room Amenities

Plasma TV(Local programming/BS/VOD) ・ Wi-fi ・ Coffee Maker ・ Electric Kettle ・ Refrigerator (mini-bar) ・ Humidifying Air Cleaner ・ Safe box ・ USB Plug ・ Reading Lamp ・ Deodorizing Toilet ・ etc.
Hotel Original Blend Coffee ・ Japanese Green Tea ・ Black Tea ・ Mineral Water ・ Face Towel ・ Bath Towel ・ Yukata Robe ・ Pajamas ・ Shoe Polish ・ Hot Eye Mask ・ Toothbrush ・ Tissues ・ Hair Brush ・ Hand Soap ・ Shampoo ・ Conditioner ・ Body Soap ・ Body Cream ・ etc.
Women's Amenities (Makeup remover, Toner, Moisturiser, Sheet mask, Shower cap, Hair band)
Men's Amenities (Razor, Shaving gel, Comb)

Amenities for Check Out

Thermometer・ Nail Clipper・ Sewing Set ・ Blanket ・ Lap Blanket ・ Portable Lamp ・ Humidifier ・Power Converter ・Curling Hairdryer ・ Hair Straightener & Curling Iron ・ Clothes Iron & Board ・Pants Press ・Diaper Disposal Bin ・ Bassinet Seat ・ Bumbo Seat ・Baby Soap ・Baby Shampoo・ Nursing Support Set (Milk Pot & Bottle Sterilizing Set)

  • *Each of these items are limited in number and subject to availability.

Payment Methods
Cash, and the following credit cards are accepted at Saka Hotel:
VISA / JCB / American Express / Diners Club / Mitsubishi-UFJ Nicos (MUFG) / DC / NICOS / UFJ / UC / Union Pay
*We are unable to exchange currency on site.
Cancellation Policy Cancellations without penalty require more than 3 days notice. After that, fees are assessed as follows:
Without notice………… 100% Room Fee
Same day ……………… 100% Room Fee
1 Day …………… 50% Room Fee
2-3 Days …………30% Room Fee
  • *Example: A cancellation for a July 18th 1-night stay canceled three days before on July 15th would be subject to a 30% fee.
  • *Some stay plans have special cancellation policies, so those will take priority over the general cancellation policy.
Luggage Shipping/Delivery Service
(Fees apply)
Enjoy traveling light in Kyoto with convenient luggage delivery from Delivery Service.
Send your bags ahead from Kyoto Station to Saka Hotel, or from here to other hotels in the Kyoto city area.
Please see the link, Delivery Service, for more information.
Address 〒605-0862 Kyoto-shi Higashiyama-ku Kiyomizu 4-200

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