The charm of Kyoto

794: The imperial court is moved to Heian-kyo (located in current Kyoto city). From this date, Kyoto -which has become the prospering capital city of the country- will see various local delicacies flowing to its heart. This will leave a profound impact on the Arts, culinary culture and history of the city, and greatly contribute to its current charm.

  • Discover lovely traditional japanese townscapes and streets
  • Experience the Japanese traditional culture and cuisine
  • Numerous world heritage sites are scattered around the city of Kyoto.
  • A city surrounded by lush forests and mountains
  • There are many locations where you will be able to feel the old Japan and its history; starting with the city’s famous temples and shrines.
Kyoto temples
Kyoto hotspring
Japanese-style meal

The close ties of Kyoto Hot Springs Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines

Our hotel ideal and strategical location, a 5-min walk from the Kyoto Train Station, is one of its key advantages.
The water of its baths is drawn from a private natural spring 910m deep beneath the hotel, which also makes it unique among the establishments located around the Kyoto Station.

【Kyoto Hot Springs Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel unique features】

  • High cost performance for an hotel that offers its own private hot springs, making it a popular pick among visitors
  • Excellent reviews from our guests
  • Including among people looking for a luxury hotel
  • features large Japanese-style rooms (30.8㎡), some coming with their own private springs
    Kyoto Hot Springs Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel’s close ties with local temples and shrines allow us to delight our guests with the following experiences:
  • A morning stroll in the Chishaku-in temple compound, including guidance by monks and a religious service experience
  • Lunches at the Myoshin-ji, Tofuku-ji and Kurodani temples
  • Japanese Buddhist vegetarian cuisine at the temple
  • Zazen meditation experience at the temple
  • Japanese Buddhist vegetarian cuisine at the temple

(Please make sure to reserve in advance for such activities)

Night view of Kyoto

Information about our hotel equipments


  • Free Internet (WIFI or Ethernet)
  • Each room is supplied with various electrical adapters and chargers
  • USB ports near the beds
  • Electric Kettle available
  • All rooms are non-smoking


  • 24-hour front desk
  • English-speaking staff
  • Sightseeing information

Facilities equipment

  • Vending machines at floors 3/4/7 and 8
  • Laundry facility, with dryers (8th floor)
  • Smoking areas (Floors 1/2/7)
  • Microwave (8th floor)
  • Hotel stores (open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.)
  • Bar (open from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.)
  • Cafe(open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
  • Onsite parking (2,500JPY/night, caution: limited number of spots)

Facilities Information

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Infection control measures

Coronavirus and prevention measures

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Awards Received

  • Michelin Guide (2016 to 2020)
    Earned 3 Michelin Stars and 3 Pavillions (Exceptionnaly pleasant to stay at)
  • Earned an A rating under the CASBEE (Kyoto) Certification system for building and housing
  • Earned multiple JTB Awards (from 2016 to 2019)
Large public bath

Private natural hot springs Kyoto Onsen

The only hotel close to the Kyoto station and where you can dip in private natural hot springs.

【Kyoto Onsen hot springs features】

  • Private natural onsen springing from 910m underground.
  • Experience authentic Japanese-style onsen hot springs.
  • Hydrogen carbonate spring, with water displaying the 3 great properties for a beautiful skin
  • (Health benefits) Nerve, muscle and joint pains, stiff shoulders, motor paralysis, joint stiffness, bruises, sprains, chronic digestive diseases, hemorrhoids, poor circulation, post-illness convalescence, fatigue recovery, health promotion, chronic skin diseases, chronic gynecological diseases, cut wounds, burn injuries, physical weakness in children.

【Kyoto Onsen Hot Springs facilities】

  • Operating hours (Men/women baths switched between morning and evening)
    • Day of arrival: 3:00 p.m. to midnight
    • Next morning: 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Indoor bath/Semi open-air bath
  • Amenities: Basic skin care set/Hair dryer/Personal care products/Other
  • Free water dispenser
  • Shower booth
  • Free locker (using keys)


  • Guests with tatoos may not be allowed in the hot springs (if the tatoos are visible to other guests).
  • Swimsuits/Devices with camera/Cellphones are prohibited.
  • Children with diapers not allowed.
  • Please take off your slippers before entering the dressing room.
Scenery of Arashiyama
Scenery of Fushimi Inari
Scenery of Kiyomizu Temple


Hotels and Sightseeing

From Our hotel

Kyoto Sightseeing Map

-Sightseeing spots-

  • Access to Tofuku-ji temple (About 15min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 202,207 and 208 (Get off at the T?fuku-ji stop)
  • Access to Sanjusangen-do temple (About 10min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 100, 206 and 208 (Get off at the Sanjusangendomae stop)
  • Access to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine (About 30min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Line 5 South (Get off at the Inari-Taisha stop).
  • Access to the Silver Pavilion/Ginkaku-ji temple (About 40min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 5 and 17 (Get off at the Ginkaku-ji-michi stop).
  • Access to Yasaka shrine (About 20min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 100 and 206 (Get off at the Gion stop).
  • Access to Kiyomizu temple (About 15min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 206 and 100 (Get off at the Gojozaka stop).
  • Access to the Golden Pavilion/Kinkaku-ji temple (About 40min from the Kyoto Station)
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 101 and 205 (Get off at the Kinkaku-ji-michi stop).
  • Access to Shimogamo shrine (About 30min from the Kyoto Station).
  • Kyoto City Bus: Lines 4 and 205 (Get off at the Shimogamo-jinja-mae stop).


Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel is located at the heart of Kyoto, a 5-min walk from the Kyoto Rail Station, the transportation hub of the city. The station offers many means of transportation (bus, train and shinkansen lines, taxis, etc.), and is very convenient to travel around the city sightseeing spots and important temples/shrines.

Map of Major Cities

From Kyoto station

Route map

Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel Address

  • Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel Address
    802 (Minami Fudodo-cho) Nishi-no-toin shio-koji Sagaru, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8234, Japan
  • Access by Train
    Head West and go straight for about 5-minute (by walking) after exiting from the Karasuma central exit of the JR Kyoto Station.
  • Access from the Airport
  • About one-hour and an half ride from the Kansai International Airport to the Kyoto Station using the Haruka Express (JR line).
    About 55min ride from the Itami Airport using the Airport Limousine Bus.
  • About 2h30 ride from the Tokyo Station to the Kyoto Station by Shinkansen (N.b. Narita Airport to Tokyo Station: About 75min by express intercity bus)

Access from other major sightseeing cities

  • About 30min ride from the Osaka Station to the Kyoto station by Special Rapide Service train (JR).
  • About 2h30 ride from the Tokyo Station to the Kyoto Station by shinkansen.

● Other establishments around the Hotel
Within 10min (by walking) from Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel