The General, Kyoto

Excellent - ££££

For the perfect blend of style and location, book a room at The General Kyoto.

This unique hotel makes an instant impression, thanks to innovative architecture and pristine contemporary décor. Set across multiple Zen-inspired buildings, the General Kyoto will surprise you with playful creative touches too, from artistic lighting displays to quirky designer lamps.

If you need a central location to explore the sights and sounds of Kyoto, The General Kyoto couldn’t be better. This city centre gem is close to Kiyomizu Gojo Station and two handy Metro stations (Shijo and Gojo), and plenty of irresistible attractions including Nishiki Market, the Kyoto International Manga Museum and the Sanjusangen-do Temple.

And at the end of a tiring yet happy day of sightseeing, you can unwind with a soothing tea in the hotel’s own Japanese tea room.


You’ll get a blissful night’s sleep at The General Kyoto, thanks to superbly comfortable beds and peaceful, understated décor. Your spacious, beautifully lit room will also offer air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV and an air purifier.

The General Kyoto has its own restaurant, Takatsuji Tominok, where you can tuck into a delicious breakfast or a la carte meal. There’s a bar and tea room, plus a 24-hour front desk if you need anything at all.

There’s also the chance to join in activities at The General Kyoto, from yoga classes to traditional crafts such as making Karakami woodblock printed paper.

Why we love it

This hotel has some serious style credentials. Every detail of the design and décor is so elegantly done at The General Kyoto, so there’s a beautiful moment to savour wherever you turn. And of course, it’s also in a brilliant location for getting to know Kyoto.

Plan your stay at The General Kyoto today!

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