Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Kyoto Prefecture, JP that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and garden. Prices start at £ 78 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Kyoto Prefecture. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Kyoto Prefecture
Destination guide

The culturally rich city of Kyoto Prefecture awaits you

Come and experience Kyoto Prefecture and its temples, culture and history. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Kawaramachi Street and Kiyomizu Temple. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Kyoto Prefecture

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Kyoto Prefecture has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Funaoka Thermal Bath (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Kyoto Aquarium (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Toei Kyoto Studio Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Biwako Otsukan (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Kyoto Prefecture

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kyoto Prefecture is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Biwa (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
  • Kamogawa Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Gardens (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Maruyama Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Philosopher's Path (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Keage Incline (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kyoto Prefecture

If you prefer to travel by train, Jingu-marutamachi Station, Nijo Station and Demachiyanagi Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of Kyoto Prefecture by catching a ride on the metro at Marutamachi Station, Imadegawa Station or Nijojo-mae Station.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Kyoto Prefecture?

If you need a break from the rat race, we've got the answer. Return home floating on cloud nine after a weekend getaway in Kyoto Prefecture at one of these top-rated rentals:

  • "Rene Horikawa No. 305 1 Minute From The Bus Stop": Treat yourself to a night or two of relaxation at this comfortable retreat in Kamigyo Ward. Along with its unique vibe, it comes with free WiFi and nearby museums. Eager for a day trip? Natural attractions including Kyoto Municipal Zoo and Takara-ga-ike-kōen are nearby.
  • "Private Rental With Free Parking For Private Kyoto": With conveniences including internet services and a stovetop, we promise you'll feel right at home at this Kamigyo Ward getaway. Nature buffs will love checking out the local sights, such as Nishimura House Garden and Haratanien.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Kyoto Prefecture?

Usually well located and with a price tag that won't make your wallet cry, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Kyoto Prefecture and use it as a base to explore what's around you:

  • Stay at "Rene Horikawa No. 305 1 Minute From The Bus Stop" and you'll be ideally placed to visit cultural sights like Kamishichiken Kabukai and Kyoto Kaikan Concert Hall. A fridge and a kitchen are just some of the amenities at this property in Kamigyo Ward.
  • Alternatively, get cosy at "Centralconvenience In Kyoto - New House" which comes with air conditioning, a stovetop and more. Located in Nakagyo Ward, sights like Kyoto Art Centre and Kyoto Holy Annunciation Cathedral will appeal to your inner culture buff.

Can I find short term rentals in Kyoto Prefecture?

Yes, so you can forget about holing up in a noisy hotel or sleeping in someone's extra room. Lock in one of our short-term rentals in Kyoto Prefecture and kick back in an escape that's all your own. Here are two options to inspire you:

  • You'll be near the heart of Kamigyo Ward if you stay at "Rene Horikawa No. 305 1 Minute From The Bus Stop". Make the most of your quick adventure by checking out top attractions around you, beginning with Kiyomizu Temple and Nijō Castle.
  • Come for the comforts of "Private Rental With Free Parking For Private Kyoto", stay for the riveting sights around it. This holiday rental in Kyoto puts you near Nijō Castle, Kyoto Tower and other highlights.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Kyoto Prefecture?

Some people find inspiration in the great outdoors, others in vibrant cities. If you're someone who'd rather hang out in a café or bar than with Mother Nature, consider renting a house for a weekend in the commercial city of Kyoto. Alternatively, head to the historic city of Nagaokakyo. Whichever place you choose to spend your weekend in Kyoto Prefecture, you're guaranteed to have a memorable time.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Kyoto Prefecture?

When it comes to holidays, we believe the more the merrier. If you're in search of a getaway with enough space for family and friends, one of these large group holiday rentals in Kyoto Prefecture will suit your needs:

  • "A Charming Cluster Of 5 Renovated Trad Modern Houses": Featuring 9 bedrooms, this holiday rental in Kyoto has lots of room for you and all your friends. Amenities such as a kitchen and a garden will keep everyone happy.
  • "Miyagawacho Samurai Machiya - Entire House": You'll get your squad's nod of approval at this option in Gion which comes with a kitchen, nearby museums and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will easily sleep everyone on your invitation list.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Kyoto Prefecture?

In Kyoto Prefecture, there are lots of house rentals where every day can be a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your highest priority at one of these superb properties:

  • Spend your break at "Traditional House Near Royal Palace", where the first item on your to-do list should be dipping a toe in the pool. This retreat is located in Kamigyo Ward and comes with a range of family-friendly amenities, including a microwave oven and a separate dining area.
  • Hop out of bed and enjoy a refreshing morning dip at "A Relaxing Guest House With A Scent Of Learning An" in Kamigyo Ward. A fridge and towels are just two of the many amenities offered here.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Kyoto Prefecture?

The first step to a wonderful family getaway is finding a great place to stay. If you'd like a home away from home with enough space for everyone, one of Vrbo's large family holiday rentals in Kyoto Prefecture will be just the thing:

  • For family-friendly getaways in Kyoto, "Private Rental With Free Parking For Private Kyoto" is a popular choice. It has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 9 people. A kitchen and a TV are some of the convenient amenities you'll find here.
  • "7 Min To Subway≫ Family And Baby Friendly Centre Of Kyoto City" in Karasuma is another popular option. It caters for up to 11 people and features 3 bedrooms. A microwave oven and a living room will help keep your crew comfortable and happy.

Bust out of the house and head to Kyoto Imperial Palace — one of Kyoto Prefecture's finest family-friendly attractions. Kyoto Tower and Katsura Imperial Villa are also worth visiting while you're in the area.

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