Diving Into a Hot Spring! 6 Accommodations With Hot Springs in Shijo, Kyoto

Hot springs (onsen) are synonymous with Japan, and Kyoto is also closely associated with hot springs. There are many accommodation options in Kyoto that boast of in-house hot spring baths. This is an introduction of some accommodation options in Shijo, Kyoto. This is a must-read for those who wish to heal their bodies after a long day out traveling!



1. Tons of Hot Spring Facilities at Kyoto Ryokan Shoei



This is a Kyoto hot spring ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) that boasts of great hospitality. Lava rocks from Mt. Fuji have been turned into the bathtub tiles used here. You'll be able to enjoy a nice soak that’ll get rid of your tiredness!



In the bath area, you’ll find the Cypress Wood Bathtub, Open-air Lava Bathtub, and Sauna. These have a variety of different effects, such as slimming or disinfecting. Inn guests have free access to the hot springs, but even if you’re not one of them, you can also pay to visit these hot springs during the day.



The Japanese-style guest rooms will make you feel like you’re really in Japan. Immerse yourself even further by renting a yukata (casual kimono) at the inn!



They also provide delicious Japanese food, such as the dishes in the picture above.

About Kyoto Ryokan Shoei

Address: 128 Kamino-cho, Nishi Shin-yashiki, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 京都府京都市下京区西新屋敷上之町128 (Google Map)

Nearest station: 5-minute drive from Kyoto Station on various JR lines 

Estimated price: Starts from 7,686 yen

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out: 10:00 AM

HP: www.yunoyadosyouei.jp/ryokan-kyoto/ (English)

HP: www.yunoyadosyouei.jp/ (Japanese)

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2. Heal Yourself at Green Rich Hotel Kyoto Eki Minami



The man-made hot spring in this hotel is as close to the real thing as one can get. It features bifurcated calcium carbonate spring water that's said to be good for shoulder pains and backaches, as well as general nerve pain and other problems.



Use of the hot spring is free for hotel guests, so soak to your heart's content! The large bath and hot spring are both spacious, and feature chic and serene designs. Together, they create an extremely peaceful environment.



Guest rooms are mostly monochrome and simple in design. Have a good soak, and then return to your hotel for a good rest.

About Green Rich Hotel Kyoto Eki Minami

Address: 3 Shimotonoda-cho, Higashi Kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 京都府京都市南区東九条下殿田町3 (Google Map)

Nearest station: 8-minute walk from Kyoto Station on various JR lines

Estimated price: Starts from 2,860 yen

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 5:00 AM

Check-out: 11:00 AM

Japanican: www.japanican.com/en/hotel/detail/6230078/?aff=rsv (English)

HP: www.gr-kyoto.com/facility/ (Japanese)

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3. Rest Comfortably at Tennen Onsen Hanahotaru no Yu Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Station



Tennen Onsen Hanahotaru no Yu Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Station is a great place to relax. The Hanahotaru no Yu hot spring features an outdoor bath, as well as an indoor heated bath with fruits floating on top of the water. There's also a sauna!



Hanahotaru no Yu also includes a coin laundry, and even a massage parlor! There are ample facilities to help you relax after a long day at work or out sightseeing.



The guest rooms are classy and feel luxurious. It's a convenient and comfortable room to stay in. The modern Japanese-style rooms really remind one of traditional Kyoto townhouse!

About Tennen Onsen Hanahotaru no Yu Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Station

Address: 558-8 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 京都府京都市下京区東塩小路町558-8 (Google Map)

Nearest station: 3-minute walk from Kyoto Station on various JR lines

Estimated price: Starts from 7,700 yen

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM

Check-out: 11:00 AM

HP: www.hotespa.net/hotels/kyoto/ (Japanese Only)

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4. Kyoto's Only Private Natural Hot Spring at Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel



The water for the only privately-owned natural hot spring around the Kyoto Station area is drawn from 910m underground. The night view from the bath area is something you won't be able to enjoy from anywhere else. The panoramic view itself will surely heal your soul!



The hotel has two baths: Higashiyama Bath (Higashiyama no Yu) and Nishiyama Bath (Nishiyama no Yu). They are open to men and women in turns. If you want to try both baths, feel free to head to the hot springs twice in a single day!



The attractiveness of the hotel doesn’t stop at hot springs. The service is great, cleanliness is top notch, and they serve Japanese breakfasts! There are also other great facilities and amenities that are available for your use.

About Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel

Address: 802 Minami Fudondo-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, Nishinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 京都府京都市下京区西洞院通塩小路下ル南不動堂町802 (Google Map)

Nearest station: 5-minute walk from Kyoto Station on various JR lines

Estimated price: Starts from 7,400 yen

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 5:00 AM

Check-out: 10:00 AM

HP: www.kyoto-hatoya.jp/en/ (English)

HP: www.kyoto-hatoya.jp/tw/ (Traditional Chinese)

HP: www.kyoto-hatoya.jp/ (Japanese)

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5. Refresh Yourself With a Top-Class Hot Spring at Hotel Monterey Kyoto



Based in a convenient location, Hotel Monterey Kyoto provides premium hospitality and service. You can expect have an enjoyable stay here.



The hot spring bath here uses water from a natural spring that's 1,000m underground.  From the bath, you'll be able to get a view of Kyoto’s five great temples. The area is also equipped with an Esthetique Salon, Body Care Room, and Spa Lounge!



There are different room types to pick from - single, family, ladies-only, and more. There's something for every guest, so look forward to getting a good rest here!

About Hotel Monterey Kyoto

Address: 604 Manjuya-cho, Sanjo-sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto  京都府京都市中京区烏丸通三条下ル饅頭屋町604 (Google Map)

Nearest station: 5-minute walk from Shijo Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway

Estimated price: Starts from 4,167 yen

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 5:00 AM

Check-out: 11:00 AM

HP: www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/htl/kyoto/index.html (English)

HP: www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/tw/htl/kyoto/index.html (Simplified Chinese)

HP: www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/kyoto/ (Japanese)

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6. Hot Spring at Reasonable Prices With Super Hotel Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi



Super Hotel Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi is reasonably priced and features a natural hot spring (Gosho no Yu), making it a great option for travelers.



Since it's also a business hotel, you'll find that everything is very convenient. Whether you’re traveling for business, on a holiday alone, or exploring with family, rest assured that you’ll have a grand time here! This hotel’s hot spring waters boasts of several properties that will help your tired body relax.



The guest rooms may be simple, but they still feel refreshing. There are many amenities and facilities available, so do give this hotel a try!

About Super Hotel Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi

Address: 538-1 Nakano-cho, Shijo-agaru, Shinkyogoku-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 京都府京都市中京区新京極通四条上る中之町538-1 (Google Map)

Nearest station: 5-minute walk from Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Railway

Estimated price: Starts from 4,167 yen

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out: 10:00 AM

HP: www.superhoteljapan.com/en/s-hotels/shijyogawara/ (English)

HP: www.superhoteljapan.com/cn/s-hotels/shijyogawara/ (Simplified Chinese)

HP: www.superhotel.co.jp/s_hotels/shijyo/ (Japanese)

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The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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