Arashiyama, Japan Hotels & Ryokan

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Arashiyama Hotels & Ryokan

The GrandWest Arashiyama
About a 5-minute walk from Hankyu Arashiyama Station. All rooms can accommodate 4 guests, offering a spacious place to relax. There is free Wi-Fi connection in all rooms. Luggage can be held free of charge.
How to get there?
From Hankyu Arashiyama Station: about 5 min on foot.
From JR Saga-Arashiyama Station: about 25 min on foot or 10 min by taxi.
Kadensho(Kyoto Arashiyama Hot Spring)
Located just in front of Hankyu Arashiyama Station, this hotel is far more than just convenient. The guest rooms are permeated by the undeniable atmosphere of Kyoto, and the delicious, seasonal cuisine served here is based on traditional cuisine and crafted to reflect the beautiful four seasons of Arashiyama. The hot spring baths are also not to be missed, from the indoor and open-air communal spas to the free-to-use private baths, each with its own charm. While not relaxing at the hotel, guests can enjoy sightseeing with ease as the Arashiyama bus stop is only a minute's walk away.

Lodging Hospitality
- At dinner, around 30 kinds of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are free and all-you-can-drink!
- The 5 varieties of private baths are free to use and can be used as often as guests like all night long.
- Female guests can select a colored yukata free of charge. (First come, first served basis)
- At the bath lounge, guests will be provided with cool popsicles.
- Guests will be provided with a late-night snack: Yonaki soba noodles & monthly-changing jelly desserts.
How to get there?
From JR Kyoto Station: Take a number 28, 71, or 72 bus and alight at the Hankyu Arashiyama-eki Mae bus stop (about 50 min).
From Osaka: Take the Hankyu Kyoto Line from Umeda Station. At Katsura Station, transfer to the Hankyu Arashiyama Line. Get off at Hankyu Arashiyama Station (about 47 min total).
Sun Members Kyoto Saga
Located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Sun Members Kyoto Saga is a Kyoto-style hidden retreat near Arashiyama and Sagano, popular sightseeing areas filled with the atmosphere of Kyoto. There are several World Heritage Sites nearby. The hotel is 5 minutes by car from JR Saga-Arashiyama Station. A free shuttle bus also operates (runs on a set schedule, reservation required). Staff clad in kimono bring guests seasonal dishes from Japanese cuisine, which has been designated as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Guests here will certainly have a fascinating stay as they enjoy looking at gorgeous folding screens showing trees and flowers of the season, an ox-drawn coach and other elegant furnishings on display.

Enjoy the facilities and services of Sun Members Kyoto Saga to your heart's content. Wi-Fi connection is available free of charge in all rooms and in communal areas. There is a parking lot and restaurant on site. Also available are laundry service and other facilities and services.
All 67 rooms are designed with elegant interiors. Inside are a flat-screen TV, phone, fridge, towels, amenities, mirror, slippers, and a washlet-equipped toilet.
There are bicycles for rent (additional charge required), so cycling around the Arashiyama area such as to the Togetsukyo bridge and Tenryu-ji Temple, etc. is recommended. (15 min by bicycle)

[Travel Time to World Heritage Sites]
To Tenryu-ji Temple: 7 min by car
To Ninna-ji Temple: 10 min by car
To Ryoan-ji Temple: 10 min by car
To Nijo Castle: 15 min by car
To Rokuon-ji Temple (Kinkaku-ji Temple): 15 min by car
To Kamo Wakeikazuchi Shrine (Kamigamo Shrine): 20 min by car
How to get there?
From JR Saga-Arashiyama Station (Sanyo Main/Sagano lines): Leave via the North Exit and board a No. 91/93/11 Kyoto City bus bound for Shijo-Karasuma or Kinrinshako to the Hirosawa Goshonouchicho bus stop (about 2 min). It is about 1 min on foot from there.
Business Hotel Arashiyama
A hotel that boasts the view of Togetsukyo Bridge from all its guestrooms, located a mere 3-minute walk from Hankyu Arashiyama Station and Togetsukyo Bridge. With a convenience store near by, this hotel is highly convenient for both leisure and business.
How to get there?
By car: Exit the Meishin Expressway at the Kyoto-minami IC and continue along Route 1 in the direction of Togetsu-kyo Bridge and Hanshin Arashiyama Station towards Kyoto city center. Go west along the Marutamachi-dori towards Arashiyama for about 15 min.
From Hankyu Arashiyama Station, Randen Arashiyama Tram Station: About 5 min on foot.
From Saga-Arashiyama Station (JR Sagano Line): About 15 min on foot; 5 min by taxi at around JPY 640 (as of Nov. 2014).
From Kyoto Station: Take the bus to Hankyu Arashiyama Station. Alternatively, take the Kyoto City Bus No. 72, 73, 74, or 83 and get off at the Nakanoshima Park bus stop. It is about 2-3 min on foot from there.
From Osaka Itami Airport: About 80 min by taxi at around JPY 6,000 (as of Nov. 2014).
Kyoto Ranzan
Nearby elegant Togetsu Bridge is this hidden inn. With World Heritage Tenryu-ji Temple within walking distance, guests can also enjoy walking to Daikaku-ji Temple, Nison-in Temple, and Jojakuko-ji Temple.

*Regarding dinner time:
Guests can start dinner between 17:30-19:30.
Please understand that meals cannot be served after 19:30.
How to get there?
From Saga-Arashiyama Station (JR Sagano Line): About 15 min on foot or 5 min by taxi.
Arashiyama Benkei
Standing on the opposite shore, with a great view of Arashiyama. A great location for walking around Sagano. The best place to feel the changes in the four seasons is the open-air bath made from cypress wood. The traditional, elegant Japanese kaiseki dishes are also delicious.

The annex Arashiyama Premium Residential Inn opened on April 1, 2017.
After passing through the narrow path from the back of the main building, guests will arrive by the two unique luxury rooms.
The rooms feature a kitchen, cooking utensils, fridge, microwave, and other equipment. Guests can surely use the room as a villa.

The annex Arashiyama Premium Residential Inn is located in an area about 50 meters away from the main building. Views from the rooms are different from those in the main building.
Please note that plans with meals are not offered for the annex. For guests who would like to have dinner and/or breakfast at the main building, an advance notice is required separately.
*Please note that meals may not be available at the main building depending on the day. Thank you for your understanding.
How to get there?
From Arashiyama Station (Keifuku Railway): 3 min on foot.
From JR Saga-Arashiyama Station: 15 min on foot.
By car: 10 km from Meishin Expressway Kyoto-minami IC.
Saga Grace Hotel
Located in Sagano, Arashiyama is west of Kyoto. A nice place to visit whilst walking though Sagano is the movie village. Local Kyoto dishes are served for dinner. There is a convenience store next to the hotel.

*Near-by tourist attractions
To Daikaku-ji Temple: Take bus #91 from Saga Chugaku-mae (Saga Middle School) bus stop.
To Tenryu-ji Temple: Take bus #93 from Saga Chugaku-mae (Saga Middle School) bus stop.
It is 1 minute on foot to Saga Chugaku-mae (Saga Middle School) bus stop from the hotel.
How to get there?
From Saga-Arashiyama Station (JR Sagano Line): 10 min on foot.
From Rokuoin Station (Keifuku Railway): 6 min on foot.
By car: 10 km from Meishin Expressway Kyoto-minami IC.
Arashiyama Onsen Saishiki no Yado Hanaikada
Supplied by Arashiyama Togetsukyo Bridge, 5 baths are available for use at Arashiyama Onsen hot spring resort (2 open air baths, 2 cypress baths, 1 reservable open air bath). The traditional, elegant Japanese kaiseki dishes are also a specialty.

Regarding the copying of international travelers' passports:

According to law set forth by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, hotel staff must make copies of the passports or residence cards of international guests who do not have Japanese citizenship.
Even if the representative of a group of guests is Japanese, if other guests in the group are non-Japanese citizens their passport(s)/residence card(s) must be photocopied.
Due to government instruction, non-Japanese guests with no passport and no residence card cannot stay at the hotel.
Also, even in the case of cancellation due to such reasons, the usual cancellation fees will still apply, and will be 100% in the case of same-day cancellation.
Please make sure you have your passport before going to the hotel.
How to get there?
From JR Saga-Arashiyama Station: 5 min by taxi.
From Arashiyama Station (Hankyu Line & Keifuku Dentetsu Arashiyama Line): 5 min on foot .
From Saga Torokko Station: 5 min by taxi.

Free Shuttle Service
*Guests staying at this hotel are eligible for a free pick-up service from JR Saga-Arashiyama Station. Please contact the hotel when you arrive at Kyoto Station.
Founded in 1898 during Meiji era (1868-1912), Togetsu Tei, one among the best hotels for strolling in Sagano, is situated at Togetsubashi Minamizume. Inside the hotel, Kitayama Maruta (Kyoto's symbolic tree used in traditional buildings) are all over the place. Scents of Oko (Japanese incense) and sounds of Koto (Traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument) reproduce the true Kyoto atmosphere.
How to get there?
From JR Kyoto Station: Take the JR Sagano Line to Saga-Arashiyama Station (15 min), and it is 15 min on foot from there.

Shuttle Service
JR Saga-Arashiyama Station == Hotel
Pick-up hours (to hotel): 15:00-19:00
**Please note that shuttle service will not be available during busy periods such as weekends and days in which there are traffic restrictions.
(Current as of Aug. 2014)
Ryotei Rangetsu
Situated by the Ozeki River in Arashiyama, this ryokan (Japanese-style hotel) places the highest importance on good personal service. You can feel the beauty of each of the changing four seasons here.
How to get there?
By car: Exit the Meishin Expressway at Kyoto-minami IC and continue along Route 1 for about 10 min (2 km). Proceed towards the Kujo-dori, Nishioji-dori and Shijo-dori for about 25 min (10 km) towards Togetsukyo Bridge.
From Kyoto Station (JR Tokaido Main Line): Take the JR Sagano Line bound for Sonobe to Saga-Arashiyama Station (about 20 min). From there, it is about 15 min on foot.
Hotel Binario Saga Arashiyama (Community Sagano)
A tranquil hotel located a mere 1-minute walk away from JR Saga-Arashiyama Station, which is only 12 minutes by rapid train from JR Kyoto Station. It makes the perfect base for business and leisure! The hotel has a universal design, making it easily accessible to all people.

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