Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto

180-1 Ichino-cho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan 604-8305

An intimate stay in Kyoto, Japan beside Nijo Castle


An exclusive luxury hotel surrounded by nature with only 25 rooms, offering a peaceful and intimate stay in Kyoto.


Extraordinary dining and luxurious stays await you at the new Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel, where scenic UNESCO World Heritage Site attractions are within your reach.


Travel back in time to the period between the end of the Samurai and the dawn of a new era.


The notice of the abolishment of the smoking area

The Banyan Group brand of hotels is based on the concept of well-being.
Improve the health promotion in the neighborhood, and all associates with related companies promote health. Therefore, we will abolish the smoking area on 5th February, 2024. From the same date, as a general rule, smoking will be prohibited inside the hotel or on the premises. We would appreciate your understanding and cooperation of all guests.  

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Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto offers a total of 25 rooms, including 1 suite. Each room's design pays homage to the city's historic past and tech-forward present.


Innovative evolution for a wellbeing culinary experience


Savour the finest Japanese ingredients infused with the essence of wellbeing and married with French cooking techniques to create culinary masterpieces that bring together the best of Japanese and Western cuisines.





Our New Spring Menu has arrived!


Offering a new spring menu for lunch and dinner.
Singular meets contemporary Kaiseki cuisine.




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Location & Details

In-room Dining
Check-in: After 03:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm

• Early check–in and late check-out are subject to availability.
• Late check-out from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm will be charged 50% of the Best Available Rate of the day.

• Late check-out after 6:00 pm will be charged 100% of the Best Available Rate of the day.
• Reservations will be cancelled at hotel’s discretion without prior notice should an invalid card be submitted.

180-1 Ichino-cho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan 604-8305

Osaka International Airport

After a 50 min ride on the limousine bus to JR Kyoto station, it is only 15 mins by car to the hotel.


Kansai International Airport

The JR Limited Express Haruka train takes 75 min from the airport to JR Kyoto Station. From there, take a car for 15 min to arrive at the hotel.


Kyoto Subway Nijojo Mae Station

2 min walk from station Exit No.3

JR Sagano Line Nijo Station

10 min walk from the station


Nijo Castle

5 min walk to the castle entrance from the hotel


Complimentary taxi from Kyoto station to hotel

This service is available for guests with reservations from official website. 

Reservations must be made 4 days in advance. It might not be available for selected packages. 


Awards & Accreditations
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum occupancy of children per adult in Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel?

The maximum occupancy allows for one child per adult. The maximum occupancy for the room is 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old.

What is the check-in and check-out times of Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel?

The check-in time at Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel is 3:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

Are there any nearby attractions or landmarks that guests can explore during their stay at Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel?

We are conveniently located near several local attractions and landmarks, including:

* World Heritage site of Nijo Castle: Known for its historical significance and beautiful architecture, this site is just a 2-minute walk from the hotel.
* Arashiyama: This scenic area is only a 25-minute drive away, offering enchanting bamboo groves and picturesque landscapes.
* Kiyomizu Temple: A 15-minute drive will take you to this iconic temple.

Does Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel offer on-site parking for guests?

We do not offer on-site parking for guests. Guests can instead utilise the nearby paid parking lot. We will be happy to assist with directions and any additional information regarding parking arrangements.

How far is Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel from the nearest city center or address?

We are approximately a 15-minute drive from the nearest city centre in Kyoto. Specifically, it takes about 15 minutes by car to reach Pontocho and the Gion area, which are vibrant and popular districts located in the heart of Kyoto city.

What is the best way to get to Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel from the nearest airport or train station?

The best way to reach Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto hotel from the nearest airport or train station is as follows:

* Upon arriving at the airport, take the JR Limited Express Haruka train. It takes approximately 75 minutes to reach JR Kyoto Station.
* From there, a 15-minute car ride will bring you to the hotel.

Is Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto certified in terms of sustainability?

Yes. Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto has received BELS ("Building-Housing Energy-efficiency Labeling System") certification.