Kyoto is located in a valley in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. The beautiful valley is a part of the Yamashiro (or Kyoto) Basin, in the Tamba highlands. The Yamashiro Basin is surrounded by three mountains: Higashiyama, Kitayama and Nishiyama, it is about 1,000 metres (3,281 ft) above sea level. Kyoto has hot summers and cold winters. Kyoto, the former capital of Japan, has about 1.5 million inhabitants and is the City of Ten Thousand Shrines and temples. It is said that Kyoto its the most beautiful city in Japan.
Hotels in Kyoto
Kyoto has more than 500 hotels. These range from cheap, clean & comfortable one star hotels to luxurious five star hotels. Types of accommodation vary widely in terms of style, enjoy the familiarity of a western-style or the comfort & personal attention of a traditional Japanese, and price.
A small selection of the many hotels in Kyoto is:The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto five stars, Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa four stars, Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo 4-sterrenhotel four stars, Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo 4-sterrenhotel four stars, Aoi Hotel Kyoto four stars, Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijo three stars, Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto three stars, Kyoto Itoya Hotel three stars, Hotel Keihan Kyoto three stars, Green Rich Hotel Kyoto Station South three stars, Ark Hotel Kyoto three stars, Kyoto Travellers Inn three stars, Sakura Terrace The Gallery three stars, Hotel Unizo Kyoto Shijo Karasuma three stars, Hotel Grand Bach Kyoto three stars, Hotel Alfa Kyoto three stars, KKR Kyoto Kuniso three stars, Kyomachiya Ryokan Ma three stars, Kyo no Yado Sangen Ninenzaka two stars and Station Ryokan Sparkling Dolphins Kyoto two stars.