Travel advisory

Please be aware of any coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories and review updates from the World Health Organization (WHO). Due to the unprecedented volume of travel disruptions, refunds may take up to 30 days to process.

Kyoto Family Hotels

Kyoto, Japan

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up today.

Top Kyoto Family Hotels

Kyoto Brighton Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $260
per night
Apr 26 - Apr 27
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,559 reviews)

"very traditional Japanese welcoming hotel with beautiful rooms and wonderful service. Located next to imperial palace and Kyoto University. Very pleasant and excellent ROI"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Kyoto Brighton Hotel
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $126
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
4.4/5Excellent! (3,795 reviews)

"The hotel was very well located, the staff were very friendly, helpful and professional and our room had all the amenities that we needed."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
410-3 Shimomaruya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $41
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
4.3/5Excellent! (1,962 reviews)

"This was my second time staying here. Great staff who were very helpful and friendly. Hotel is in a great location - downtown area and close to train stations. Rooms are small but that is typical of Japanese hotels. Very clean rooms and great amenities."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto
RESI STAY GIONDO KYOTO Higashiyama Sanjo
3.5 out of 5
25-5, Sanchome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Get Rates
4.5/5Wonderful! (568 reviews)

"Excellent place to stay—I highly recommend it. Wonderful location!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020

RESI STAY GIONDO KYOTO Higashiyama Sanjo
The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo
CA $152
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,673 reviews)

"Great location, 1 bus from Kyoto station and close to many temples and shrines, and great food."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo
Kyoto Tower Hotel
3.5 out of 5
721-1 Higashishiokoji Karasumadori, 7 Josagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $72
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4/5Very Good! (1,784 reviews)

"Tv in my room was very small and old and this isnt good for 4 star hotel"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 4, 2020

Kyoto Tower Hotel
Vessel Hotel Campana Kyoto Gojo
CA $51
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (731 reviews)

"Got to the hotel early and they kept our luggage for us until check in time. Friendly service and clean facilities."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Vessel Hotel Campana Kyoto Gojo
Hotel Monterey Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
604 Manjuya-cho, Sanjo-sagaru, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $70
per night
Apr 19 - Apr 20
4.4/5Excellent! (2,121 reviews)

"The hotel was in a very convenient location and very beautiful!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Hotel Monterey Kyoto
Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo
3 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $52
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.3/5Excellent! (1,946 reviews)

"Beautiful rooms, great breakfast buffet, quiet and great location"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 5, 2020

Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo
Noku Kyoto
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $196
per night
Apr 20 - Apr 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (747 reviews)

"We arrived early n checked in early with free room upgrade!! Really appreciated Noku kyoto"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 18, 2019

Noku Kyoto
Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE
CA $93
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.1/5Very Good! (1,799 reviews)

"Good location near Kyoto station, clean room and breakfast was good."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE
The Westin Miyako Kyoto
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $591
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
4.3/5Excellent! (1,109 reviews)

"They are renovating this wonderful gem to celebrate its 130th anniversary in 2020 to coincide with the Olympics. I was lucky to stay in a room newly renovated and it was wonderfully beautiful right down to the state of the art Toto bathroom fixtures."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2019

The Westin Miyako Kyoto
Aranvert Hotel Kyoto
3 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $91
per night
Apr 30 - May 1
4.2/5Very Good! (1,523 reviews)

"We liked the spa. Walking distance to gojo station. Breakfast was very nice and lots of varieties. Staffs were nice and helpful. It was a great experience to stay in Aranvert hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2020

Aranvert Hotel Kyoto
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo
3.5 out of 5
80 Mikura-cho, Nishiiru, Karasuma, Sanjo-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
CA $99
per night
Apr 28 - Apr 29
4.2/5Very Good! (1,249 reviews)

"Loved this property. Room is small, but very comfortable. Enjoyed the public bath. Hotel is walkable to several good restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 28, 2020

Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo
Almont Hotel Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
CA $85
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,540 reviews)

"The stay was fabulous!"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 7, 2019

Almont Hotel Kyoto
karaksa hotel Kyoto I
CA $54
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (291 reviews)

"I highly recommend this hotel to friends, family or fellow travelers to japan! Extremely clean, friendly staff and great location in regards to public transit, lots of convenient stores in the area and overall very happy with my stay there! My only comment (which is not negative at all) is I wished ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

karaksa hotel Kyoto I
Hotel Kanra Kyoto
CA $282
per night
Apr 28 - Apr 29
4.8/5Exceptional! (631 reviews)

"Best location, with nice staffs. Good services. I'll come back for sure."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Hotel Kanra Kyoto
Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex
3.5 out of 5
595-1 Higashishiokoji Shichijo Sagaru, Kyoto, Kyoto
CA $81
per night
May 1 - May 2
3.9/5Very Good! (1,210 reviews)

"Comfortable beds. Availability of laundry machines"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 31, 2019

Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Family Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Where Should We Stay in Kyoto?

The culturally-rich destination of Kyoto is a great choice if you've been considering a vacation with the kids. The sightseeing tours, castle, and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into Osaka (ITM-Itami), which is located 24 mi (38.6 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Kyoto, you might want to consider one of the 260 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Hotel Monterey Kyoto: Offers 2 restaurants, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.

The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo - Offers 2 restaurants, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE - Features a restaurant, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.

APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT - Offers a restaurant, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. Guests like the clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Kyoto?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Kyoto.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 35°F
  • Driest months: December, January, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 3.11 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 4.50 inches

What Should We See and Do in Kyoto?

While you are vacationing in Kyoto, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Gion Corner and Pontocho's Kaburenjo Theater. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Kyoto Imperial Palace, Nijo Castle, and Kiyomizu Temple.

Kyoto is also well-known for its:
  • Temples
  • Flowers
  • Cultural attractions
  • Monuments
  • Historical sites
  • Tours
  • Sightseeing

Getting Around Kyoto

Kyoto has transportation options that will make it easy for your family to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station, Shiyakusho-mae Station, and Sanjo Keihan Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Kyoto Sanjo Station, Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station, or Kyoto Kawaramachi Station.

Frequently asked questions

Travelers Loved These Family Hotels

More trip options