Riverside

TOFUKUJI

東福寺リバーサイド

Situated on the picturesque back streets of Kyoto not far from the Kamo River, Riverside Tofukuji is an impressive hotel complex that blends old-world Kyoto charm and style with modern, effortless comforts. With 11 rooms – a mix of twin and double – and options for connecting rooms, Riverside Tofukuji is a hotel that suits all traveling styles and groups. The facility’s interior design embraces a more western-style living design with pulse comfortable western-style beds, high seating and tables that can become easy impromptu desks, and short warm carpet throughout.

House details

21-26㎡

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Overview

Situated on the picturesque back streets of Kyoto not far from the Kamo River, Riverside Tofukuji is an impressive hotel complex that blends old-world Kyoto charm and style with modern, effortless comforts. With 11 rooms – a mix of twin and double – and options for connecting rooms, Riverside Tofukuji is a hotel that suits all traveling styles and groups. The facility’s interior design embraces a more western-style living design with pulse comfortable western-style beds, high seating and tables that can become easy impromptu desks, and short warm carpet throughout.

The rooms also feature kitchens, so guests can also enjoy the completely self-contained lifestyle, making their own meals and whipping up quick and tasty breakfasts. For those who’ve had the joy of staying in some of Kyoto’s traditional ryokans and are now looking for the familiar home comforts of a more western-style establishment, with a location that can’t be beaten, this is it.

Location

Riverside Tofukuji is ideally positioned in the center of Kyoto, making it a great place for exploring both my foot and by bicycle. It’s also just one train stop from Kyoto station and two from Fushimi Inari Taisha. If you’re looking to explore all of the city’s most well-known attractions, like Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kinkaku-Ji, and the Kyoto Imperial Palace, then staying at Riverside Tofukuji is definitely worth considering. In fact, Fushimi Inari Shrine is just 20 minutes door to door! The complex is also located right by the Kamo River, Kyoto’s most iconic waterway, and a picturesque destination for a stroll.

The facility is also an easy two minute walk from Tofukuji Station, which services the Keihan Main Line and Nara Line, offering easy access to the city and the wider Kyoto area. If you want to explore something a little more local, Manjuji Temple, a relatively unknown but lush and architecturally stunning temple, is situated right by Tofukuji Station, and it’s the perfect place for a casual afternoon stroll.

Riverside Tofukuji is also surrounded by excellent dining establishments offering all the culinary experiences there are to have in Kyoto. For western cuisine, be sure to check out Dragon Burger, a very popular, much-loved burger restaurant that offers both classic and Japanese fusion-style dishes. Nearby also sits Ramen Factory Kyoto, an excellent ramen restaurant where guests can also make their own noodles. Being in such a centrally located hotel, if it’s something else you’re after, just take a stroll down one of the back streets, and you’ll without question find something delicious.

Description

From its clean, simple exterior to its comfortable and well-sized rooms, Riverside Tofukuji is the palace you go for a stay that’s all about homely comforts and great locations. The hotel has 11 rooms in total – a mix of double, twin, and triple – and for those traveling in larger groups, like families, there are also rooms that connect, offering both privacy and accessibility. The interior design features cool, darker tones that are relaxing and soothing, contrasting perfectly with the crisp white bedsheets.

Thanks to the hotel’s great location, nine of the rooms boast wonderful river views and spectacular sunset views of Kyoto tower backdropped by the city’s hills. Two of the other rooms also boast quaint street views.

The bathrooms are new, well designed, and feature deep baths perfect for soaking in and relaxing after a long day exploring the city. While excellent local restaurants surround the area, Riverside Tofukuji’s rooms also have a small kitchenette great for whipping up an easy dinner on a night in. There are also all the amenities you’d expect from a stylish Shiki-managed property, including laundry, high-speed wireless internet, and if you do have any questions, our friendly multilingual staff are available at any time. Excellent location, comfortable facilities, and everything you’d need for a great stay, Riverside Tofukuji is an accommodation that ticks all the boxes.

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    Location

    Located just a few stops from Kyoto Station, Riverside Tofukuji is in a great position to get around the rest of the city via public transportation. The hotel is also incredibly close to Tofukuji, featuring a stunning zen rock garden, and Fushimi Inari Taisha, famous for its seemingly endless series of red torii.

    View

    Enjoy the view of the river from your room. Especially at sunset, this is absolutely breathtaking.

    Kitchen

    Riverside Tofukuji’s is unique in that each room has a kitchen that is fully equipped to handle all of your needs. Whether it’s whipping up a quick breakfast before heading out for a day of sightseeing or cooking a full meal in the comfort of your room, you won’t be disappointed.

    Comfort

    With various styles of rooms and bedding arrangements, Riverside Tofukuji has the perfect layout for everyone in their trip to Kyoto. Each room is equipped with a soft mattress and lush linens to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep.

    Access Information

    From Kansai International Airport

    Approximately 1 hour and 18 minutes.
    The easiest way to get to Kyoto Station from the airport is the JR Haruka Limited Express Haruka Line. Kyoto Station is the fourth stop.

    From Kyoto Station to Riverside TOFUKUJI

    Take the JR Nara Line from Kyoto Station to Tofukuji Station (1 stop; 3 mins). From there it is 4 mins walk to the property.

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