The city hotel is located in a cultural environment, surrounded by traditional Kyoto-style houses carrying a long history. It is just a 3-minute walk to Gojo metro station and Karasuma Gojo bus station, while Kyoto city centre is a 10-minute journey away using public transport. Nearby places of interest include Kiyomizu Temple (2 km away), Kyoto Imperial Palace (2.2 km away) and Nijo Castle (2.7 km away). Osaka is approximately 50 km from the city hotel.The air-conditioned city hotel is decorated in a traditional British style and offers a calm and cosy atmosphere. The modern designer building, opened in 1999, faces onto Gojo-dori, one of the busiest streets in Kyoto, and offers 183 well equipped rooms. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe, a cloakroom and lift access, and facilities include a hairdressing salon, bar and restaurant. Guests may also take advantage of the conference facilities, a laundry service, car park and a bicycle hire service.The hotel offers well equipped rooms with an en suite bathroom with shower, bathtub and hairdryer, as well as a direct dial telephone, TV, radio, Internet access, minibar and air conditioning and individually regulated heating.Guests may relax with a massage.