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267-1 Temmacho, Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto 600-8024 Kyoto Prefecture
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#2 of 599 in Kyoto
SLEEP IN AN ART MUSEUM! BnA Alter Museum is a boutique art hotel in Kyoto featuring 31 unique art rooms you can sleep in, created by 15 Japanese artists. The art hotel is just a five-minute walk from Kyoto’s cultural epicenter – Gion and Kawaramachi. Visiting Kyoto's top art galleries, contemporary museums, temples and shrines is easy with train stations and busses conveniently close to the hotel. Rooms with Kamo river views available. By staying in BnA Alter Museum's unique art hotel rooms, you support visionary Japanese artists through a profit share system specially developed by BnA for all BnA HOTELS.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Nightclub / DJ
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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Kim Sasaki wrote a review Feb 2022
Anjo, Japan36 contributions4 helpful votes
Unexpectingly relaxing. Aiko Yuno’s room in BnA alter museum has a flashy design so it was a surprise that I had a very nice sleep. That evening I have plans of going bar hopping but instead I slept the whole night . The bed is so soft , and the design of the room has the power of reading your mind lol is like tempting you not to go outside anymore.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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mmoroz wrote a review Nov 2021
LA22 contributions
The rooms are awesome - it's such a special experience to stay in them. The staff are incredibly nice. The location is perfect, 5-10 min walk to Gion, next to some of the best restaurants, bars, and shops, and right between the two rivers (Kamogawa and Takase). Even if you don't stay at the hotel, I recommend to visit the bar and the coffee shop. I stayed here three times in two months, and hope to visit again!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled
Kevin Vega wrote a review Nov 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We loved visiting Kyoto and one of the reasons we loved it is all thanks to BNA Alter Museum. This hotel really surpassed our expectations. The staff were the best, the rooms are out of this world, we felt comfortable and we didn’t even want to leave the hotel because of how great the rooms are. We stayed in two different rooms and each one of them had a different style and different vibe but we enjoyed each and every second of it, we couldn’t get enough. Not only that, you’re 10 to 15 min walking to gion district and higashiyama, and 5 min walk to a bus stop and two train stations so you couldn’t beat the location. In conclusion, if you’re ever coming to Kyoto, I highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting, it’s worth the money, you won’t regret it!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled
Montana M wrote a review Apr 2021
1 contribution
Excellent service, great atmosphere, and amazing room! Over all it was a great trip. Dream of a journey room 904 was beautiful and relaxing with a stellar view of the Kamogawa and the Sakura trees. Lin and Mark provided excellent service and through knowledge about the galleries and local eateries at check in and throughout the evening making it a friendly experience. 10/10 recommend staying here
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled
Duck T wrote a review Oct 2020
Moscow, Russia258 contributions109 helpful votes
Amazing hotel. Well, not in a typical Kyoto mood but still unique! Every room is a piece of art. Well, it could affect functionality but it not an issue for a leisure trip. Also - no worries, bathroom is absolutely ”normal” with a spotless clean walk-in shower and good amenities Remarkable stay, please book with no hesitation
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
2 Helpful votes
US$53 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoShimogyo-ku
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Frequently Asked Questions about BnA Alter Museum
Which popular attractions are close to BnA Alter Museum?
Nearby attractions include Kyoto Kimono Rental Sakura (0.4 km), Miyagawacho Koan (0.3 km), and L'Escamoteur Bar (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at BnA Alter Museum?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at BnA Alter Museum?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a bidet.
What food & drink options are available at BnA Alter Museum?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to BnA Alter Museum?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tajimaya Shijo Kawaramachi, Steak House Pound Shijo Kawaramachi, and Chao Chao Gyoza Shijo Kawaramachi.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at BnA Alter Museum?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to BnA Alter Museum?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (3.7 km), Kiyomizu-dera Temple (1.6 km), and Sanjusangendo Temple (1.4 km).
Is BnA Alter Museum accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.