logoUmekoji Potel KYOTO

About

Hello, We are Potel.
Not "hotel", "potel".

The New "potel"will be born next to the Kyoto aquarium along Umekoji Park.
To travellers in kyoto, We(or Potel) offers a calm stay, giving curiosity and leads you to a new Kyoto which you haven't seen before.

Facilities

Just not staying at Potel .
We prepared various places to discover your new values such as Awai no ma, Umekoji Potel Sento(Public bath)PoteYu and Umekoji Fermentation Plant.
​​How about exploring Potel and find a place where you can empty your mind?

Awai no ma

We preparede themed spaces at "Awai no ma" for books, records and boardgames. You can look for a book you're interested in, listen to music, or play games with someone you've met here.
How about jumping out of your room and explore here ?

Book

Book / 2-3F

The bookshelf covering the entire wall is managed by Kyoto-based bookstore "Seikosha" and selected by book sommelier Atsushi Horibe.

Game

Game / 3F

Boardgames selected to go with your Potel stay. Enjoy a fun time with players you meet for the first time.

Music

Music / 4F

How aboiut selecting a song from the record shelf line with many many jacket sleeves and immerse yourself in the lyrics and memories contained in the tone color or song?

Moku

Moku / 5F

"Moku," a space surrounded by real trees "A relaxing playground with nostalgia and warmth." Enjoy a new encounter of trees.

Drink menu

Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks are provided on a self-service basis on the second floor infront of the elevator.
Enjoy these drinks while reading a book, playing games or listening to music.

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  • ・Original blend coffee
  • ・MLESNA TEA Black tea infused in cold water
  • ・100% orange juice
  • ・100% apple juice
  • ・Draft beer
  • ・Wine(Red・White)
  • ・100% grapefruit juice

Umekoji Road

Sento
(Pubric bath) / 1F

This is a relaxing place for guest staying at Potel and the connection of local community people.
Please enjoy the conversations with other bathhouse users while being in the steam rising from the public bath, Heal your days tiredness, Take plenty of time to enjoy your bath.

Business hours
Guests staying 15:00~25:00
06:00~10:00
Guests who use only public baths 15:00~20:00
Bathing fee
Adults (junior high school
students and above)
600 yen
Elementary school students 300 yen
Toddlers 150 yen

※Free for children aged 0-2.

※ This is included in the accommodation fee for guests staying.

※ Open all year round
(may be closed due to facility maintenance)

※ We do not have towels or amenities (shampoo, conditioner,
body soap, etc.)inside.

Sento(Pubric bath)
Sento(Pubric bath)
Sento(Pubric bath)
Sento(Pubric bath)
Sento(Pubric bath)
Sento(Pubric bath)
Sento(Pubric bath)

Umekoji
Fermentation
Factory / 1F

This place will bring you to a new world(discovery) of "SAKE & Fermentation"
The material of fermentation foodstuffs is "Malt &Koji muro(a room only producting fermentation foodstuffs)"
We established a room only for those.
After experienced the world of SAKE&fermentation, You can bring the
products you bought in your room and in our restaurant. Please enjoy your stay.

Umekoji Fermentation Factory

Roof Top Terrace

Roof Top Terrace / RF

Laundry

Laundry / 5F

Blank

Blank / 2F

Park

Park / 2F

Restaurant & Cafe

The lobby's atrium, the natural light and greenery that unfold before your eyes.
The smell of the charcoal grill from the live kitchen, the sound of grinding coffee beans, and a fun conversation between customers and the staff...
We welcome you with a lot of "encounters" that will stimulate your five senses.

Restaurant /1F

You can enjoy charcoal-grilling of ingredients based on the theme of "meat and vegetables".
Listen to the sounds of charcoal and enticing smells(or aromas) coming from the open kitchen and savour the specially-selected ingredients with your five senses.
In addition, please enjoy your unique pairing with the sake you choose from Umekoji Fermentation Factory.

Business hours
Breakfast   7:00~10:00(L.O   9:30)
Lunch 11:30~15:00(L.O 14:30)
Dinner 17:30~22:00(L.O 21:30)

※The last order timing of 20:00 applies to course meals only.

Restaurant
Restaurant
Restaurant
Restaurant

Restaurant

Restaurant

Cafe /1-2F

"A space where luxury becomes everyday"
You can see the Umekoji Park spreading from the huge open window.
Potel's Cafe offers a selection of coffee, tea and terrine, which can be enjoyed in takeout-style even in the park.
We also offer seats where you can spend a luxurious time enjoying our special menu including hand drip coffee and tea.

Business hours 10:00~18:00
Cafe
Cafe
Cafe
Cafe

Cafe

Cafe

Rooms

​​"The place where you can remind your travel memories"
As talking about spending time in Potel and about your Kyoto tourism experiences, You'll find that this is not the end but the beginning of your journey from tomorrow.
We're prepairing simple and comfortable rooms for you.

wi-fi

Free Wi-fi

The western-room style is facing from Umekoji Park and have a view of the park from the terrace and also value the important connection with the park .
Because of the simple features of the flat floor and loosing the wall as much as possible.You can feel brightness and openness.

Garden Twin
Garden Twin
Garden Twin
Garden Twin

Garden Twin

Size 31.6m2
Number of users 1 to 3 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 53rooms
Garden Double
Garden Double
Garden Double
Garden Double

Garden Double

Size 31.6m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1800mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 8rooms
Garden Corner Twin
Garden Corner Twin
Garden Corner Twin

Garden Corner Twin

Size 36.3m2
Number of users 1 to 3 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 7rooms

The western-room style is facing from Umekoji Park playground. This room have a tarrece and it value the important connection with the park. The simple features of the flat floor and loosing the wall as much as possible is recommended with child.

Parkside Twin
Parkside Twin
Parkside Twin
Parkside Twin

Parkside Twin

Size 25.5m2
Number of users 1 to 3 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 12rooms
Parkside Double
Parkside Double
Parkside Double
Parkside Double

Parkside Double

Size 26.6m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1800mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 16rooms
Parkside Corner Twin
Parkside Corner Twin
Parkside Corner Twin
Parkside Corner Twin

Parkside Corner Twin

Size 31.4m2
Number of users 1 to 3 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 4rooms

The warm wood-type room surrounded by trees is a Japanese-style space that incorporates the residential style of Japanese houses where you can take off your shoes and relax.
※This room have only shower stand.(No bath tab)

Woodbox Twin
Woodbox Twin
Woodbox Twin

Woodbox Twin

Size 25m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 8rooms

The wood-type room where you can feel the warmth of wood is a Japanese-style space that incorporates the residential style of Japanese houses where you can take off your shoes and relax.The sash window and the Kyoto's atmosphere will give you calmness.
※This room have shower stand.(No bath tab)

Woodflat Twin
Woodflat Twin
Woodflat Twin
Woodflat Twin

Woodflat Twin

Size 25m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 23rooms
Woodflat Corner Twin
Woodflat Corner Twin
Woodflat Corner Twin
Woodflat Corner Twin

Woodflat Corner Twin

Size 29.4m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1200mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 3rooms

Kyoto, a city of tradition and innovation.
Since ancient times, materials have been ordered from many places of Japan and many traditional industrial goods have been produced. Although the limelight is usually on the final products, Their success is the result of support from the variety of raw materials used to make them.
We have created a room where you can meet and experience the origin of craftsmanship that lives in Kyoto.

Silk-Room of the Tango chirimen-
Silk-Room of the Tango chirimen-
Silk-Room of the Tango chirimen-

Silk-Room of the Tango chirimen-

Guest rooms use panels drawn using the Tango Chirimen dyeing technique cultivated since ancient times and craftsmen's tools from Tango which is located in northern Kyoto and also called "Kyoto of the Sea".

Size 22.1m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1800mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms One room
Foil-Foil Stamping Room-
Foil-Foil Stamping Room-
Foil-Foil Stamping Room-

Foil-Foil Stamping Room-

Although the 'textile' of Nishijinori and the 'fittings' such as folding screens and fusuma paper sliding doors seem completely different,But they are all made by the foil stamping technique. You can experience the sparkle of foil that has fascinated people by two different facilities.

Size 17.2m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1800mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms One room
Wood-Kitayama Cedar Room-
Wood-Kitayama Cedar Room-

Wood-Kitayama Cedar Room-

Kitayama cedar with its smooth wooden skin has been used as the floor pillar in the alcove room. This room incorporates the Kitayama cedar grown over decades in Kyoto into the bed.

Size 17.3m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1800mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms One room
Bamboo-Kyoto Bamboo Room-
Bamboo-Kyoto Bamboo Room-
Bamboo-Kyoto Bamboo Room-

Bamboo-Kyoto Bamboo Room-

Kyoto is known as the "city of bamboo" thanks to its climate with huge temperature differences within the day and its fertile soil. A room where you can see many feces of the bamboo.

Size 25.9m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1800mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms One room

The closest room to Umekoji Road is a simple Western-style room where you can enjoy your stay at Potel.
※ There are no bathing facilities in this room. Please use the Umekoji Potel Sento (Public Bath) "PoteYu" on the first floor.

Potel Room
Potel Room
Potel Room
Potel Room

Potel Room

Size 18.3m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1100mm× L: 2000mm
Number of rooms 4rooms

Bed height is lower than other room types and the access route to the bathroom is flat.
This room can be used by anyone.

Universal Room
Universal Room
Universal Room
Universal Room

Universal Room

Size 24.6m2
Number of users 1 to 2 people
Bed size W : 1100mm× L: 2000mm (Single bed)
W : 900mm× L: 1950mm (Sofa bed)
Number of rooms One room
  • Soap

    Soap

  • Pajamas

    Pajamas

  • Original bags for public bath

    Original bags for public bath

  • Coffee&Tea

    Coffee&Tea

  • Shampoo&
    conditioner

  • Toothbrush

  • Cotton&
    cotton swabs

  • Hair brush&
    hairtie

  • Razor set

  • Hand soap

  • Towel set

  • Mineral
    Water

  • Feminine
    face care assets

  • Hairdryer
    ※We do not have it in Aeru Room・Potel Room.

  • Electric kettle

  • Humidified air purifier

  • Slippers

  • TV
    ※ We do not have it in Aeru room.

Information

Check in / Out 15:00 / 11:00
Cancellation policy The cancellation fee will be charged as follows.
The day before: 20% of the accommodation fee
On the day: 80% of the accommodation fee
​​No-show: 100% of the accommodation fee
​​※ Group reservations (8 people or more) or those made through travel agencies, etc.
will be subject to their respective terms and conditions.

Access

You can walk about 15-minute from Kyoto Station and about 5-minutes walk from Umekoji Kyoto-nishi Station

Umekoji Potel Kyoto
15 Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City,600-8835
TEL +81-75-284-1100
  • Guests who come by train

    • 15 minutes walk west from the central exit of JR Kyoto Station.
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    • About 5 minutes walk from ' Umekoji Kyoto Nishi ' Station on the JR Sanin Main Line
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    Guests who come by bus

    Guests who use the Kyoto City Bus (from Kyoto Station)

    • [B3 Platform] Bus Services 205, 208, 103, 104, 110, 86, 88
    • [A3 Platform] Bus Service 206
    • [C5 Platform] Bus Services 33, 33 Special

    • JR "Kyoto" Station-Get off at "Nanajo Omiya Kyoto Suizokukan-mae"-Approximately 5 minutes away on foot
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    Guests who use the Keihan Kyoto Kotsu bus services (from Kyoto Station)

    • [C2 Platform] Bus Services 2, 14, 15, 26, 26B, 28A

    • JR "Kyoto" Station-Get off at "Nanajo Omiya Kyoto Suizokukan-mae"-About 5 minutes away on foot
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    Those who come by car

    From Osaka and Hiroshima

    • ​​About 15 minutes from Kyoto Minami IC on Meishin Expressway
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    From Kyoto and Nagoya

    • About 30 minutes from Kyoto Higashi IC on Meishin Expressway
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  • From major airports

    • About 75 minutes by JR Airport Express "Haruka" from Kansai International Airport
      -JR "Kyoto" Station
    • About 55 minutes by Osaka Airport Limousine Bus from Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport)
      -JR "Kyoto" Station

    From Tokyo

    • About 135 minutes by Tokaido Shinkansen from JR Tokyo Station
      -JR "Kyoto" Station

    From Osaka and Kobe

    • About 30 minutes by Shinkaisoku from JR Osaka Station
      -JR "Kyoto" Station
    • About 30 minutes by Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen from JR Shin-Kobe Station
      -JR "Kyoto" Station

Partner

MI CAFETO coffees / COFFEE https://www.mi-cafeto.com/english/
MLESNA TEA Tea / TEA https://uct-mlesna.com/
Seikosha Selection / BOOK SELECTION https://www.seikosha-books.com/
TRAVELING COFFEE coffee / COFFEE https://www.facebook.com/
kyototravelingcoffee/
TANSAN Game Select / GAME SELECT https://www.tansan.co/
Sonihouse sound facilities / AUDIO https://www.sonihouse.net/
bud music,inc. レコードセレクト / RECORD SELECT http://www.budmusic.org/
Aeru Company Room Concept / ROOM CONCEPT https://a-eru.co.jp/en/
Gyuunyuu sekkenn Bathhouse Amenities & Goods / AMENITY & GOODS https://www.cow-soap.co.jp/english/
On the Slope Co., Ltd. Ingredients (Vegetables)/ INGREDIENTS (VEGETABLES) https://www.on-the-slope.com/
Shimogamo Saryo Restaurant / RESTAURANT https://www.shimogamosaryo.co.jp/english/
Kyoto Cinema Movie / CINEMA https://www.kyotocinema.jp/
Merph uniform design / UNIFORM DESIGN http://sanctum.co.jp/
Bank to City Guide / CITY GUIDE https://bankto.co.jp/
Nue inc. Research & Planning / RESEARCH&PLANNING https://www.nue-inc.jp/