Accommodation & Access

Hotels & Access to Enjoy The City of Kyoto and KYOTOGRAPHIE

At KYOTOGRAPHIE, visitors can move between venues dotting the city, by foot or public transportation. Finding new charms of Kyoto in the course of discovering things and meeting new people, is another way of enjoying KYOTOGRAPHIE.
Have a look at KYOTOGRAPHIE’s partner hotels and convenient information on great access in and out of Kyoto City.

Hotel Sponsor


Ace Hotel Kyoto is an homage to the rich history and traditions of the city, inspired by its creative culture, respect for nature and revered elevation of craft.
Designed in partnership with acclaimed architect Kengo Kuma and longtime Ace collaborators Commune Design, the hotel is grounded in an East meets West design philosophy, featuring original art and craft from local and West Coast-based artists and artisans.

Receive a preferential room rate from April 8th to May 9th 2022 by using promo code “KG2”.

All KYOTOGRAPHIE Passport ticket holders will be entitled to a 10% discount at Stumptown Coffee Roasters located in the lobby of the hotel. Please present your ticket for redemption.

Hyatt Regency Kyoto

Hyatt Regency Kyoto is conveniently located in Higashiyama Shichijo district in the traditional cultural heart of Kyoto, a neighborhood with the Sanjusangendo Temple, the Kyoto National Museum and many temples and landmarks.

Designed by Mr. Takashi Sugimoto, Super Potato, a well-known interior design firm in Japan, Hyatt Regency Kyoto blends contemporary Japanese style with traditional design elements. Elegant bamboo trees provide a dignified entrance, leading to a mature, beautifully maintained Japanese garden, with a waterfall and pond, and the hotel location had been to the reign of Emperor Goshirakawa.


Noku Kyoto offers the comfort and warmth of a home through our personalised services that is friendly and authentic. A stroll away from Kyoto Imperial Palace, traditional craft galleries, Machiya houses and many other attractions.

Premium Partner


Hotel Ethnography is a group of boutique hotels built by Windows to Japan – a well-established travel agency that prides itself on taking good care of its customers’ needs. “Hotel Ethnography” (Cultural Anthropology – Ethnography) – conveys our ideal of connecting our guests with an assortment of different people who have lived experience within the city and can provide an intimate connection to the surrounding history, nature, and culture by introducing them to the many deeply-rooted traditions and spirit of craftsmanship that still permeates within the hearts of the people living within the city.


A sophisticated and stylish space overflowing with a playful mood, where history and contemporary sensibility circulate.
Leaving the busy city center, to Sanjo Street in Higashiyama
Getting lost in the exquisite townscapes and the soft streams of Shirakawa

Excellent location, only 15 seconds from Higashiyama-station of the Subway Tozai-line.
Experience the tranquility after a long journey, spending a refreshing time in the gentle morning light.

Those who have a ticket for KYOTOGRAPHIE and booked a reservation from our website for nights between 4/9/2022 ~ 5/8/2022 can enjoy a 5% off discount from the accommodation fee.This offer is also available at TASSEL INN KYOTO KAWARAMACHI NIJO ( Please contact us for more information.
(※applies only for local payment)

node hotel

node hotel, located at the center of the city, Kyoto, is designed to feel like an ‘’art collector’s home’’. Our hotel was designed to help its guests feel that art is a familiar, natural and easily accessible part of life. The experience it provides its guests with is not only extraordinary and unusual luxury, but one of an ideal style of living and being. The guest rooms successfully presents a refined space by its simple and sophisticated design, yet still maintains to fulfill the balance of the harmony within the surrounding artworks from all over the world, along with the authentic furniture and decorations.

International Travel Partner


As Europe’s leading Japan travel specialist, Japan Experience offers a varied catalog of products and services with a unique choice of destinations and local activities. Their mission is to provide and enhance your Japan holiday by providing an authentic immersion in Japanese daily life and culture.

As part of their product offering, they offer over 50 houses across Japan, including 35 in Kyoto prefecture alone, all located in the heart of the ancient capital city. From the famous traditional entertainment area of Gion to the Philosopher’s Path; a pretty and serene spot popular with the locals, their carefully-chosen traditional Japanese accommodation provides you with all the authentic touches with modern comforts, staying in a traditional Japanese house whilst experiencing the Japanese way of daily life.

Additionally, their staff on the ground will welcome you on-site at check-in and share their local knowledge and advice to help you get the most out of your stay.




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Coming from the Airport
Approximately 100 minutes by car from Kansai International Airport (KIX) to the hotel
From Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Kyoto Station: Approx. 75 minutes by JR Express “Haruka” / Approx. 85 minutes by Airport Limousine Bus
Approximately 60 minutes from Osaka International Airport (ITM) to the hotel by car
50 minutes from Osaka International Airport (ITM) to Kyoto Station by Airport Limousine Bus

By car
Approximately 30 minutes from the Kyoto-Higashi IC of the Meishin Expressway
Approximately 25 minutes from Kyoto Minami IC on Meishin Expressway
No parking available

Coming from Tokyo
2 hours 20 minutes from Tokyo Station to Kyoto Station by Shinkansen