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The Screen

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This chic design hotel sits on a quiet street just around the corner from the Imperial Palace Gardens, a10 minute walk from great shopping and Keihan Marutamachi Station. With a unique contemporary style and attentive, personalised service, this is a great base for a stay in the city. The hotel’s restaurant serves French cuisine in an elegant, Japanese inspired setting...

Thank GordonMackie
Broome, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms in this hotel are all designed by different artists. They are lovely. The staff are very friendly and the service is excellent. The free drinks every afternoon for guests is an amazing service. Would highly recommend this hotel.

Thank Colleen W
Broome, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights. The room was great, the staff went out of their way to make our stay fantastic an the food was excellent. Location was excellent - walking distance to the heart of the shopping area. Would recommend this hotel if you want a modern take on A Japanese hotel.

Thank Denis R
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stayed at The Screen for 3 nights in a nicely designed very large room with spacious living and sleeping areas. We were tickled to see our room looked out over a shrine located just across the street in one direction and the tops of the trees in the Imperial Park that was home to several large cranes in the other...

Thank ambJax
New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stayed in a suite at The Screen Hotel for 3 days. We had stayed in Gion for 3 days first -- in order to taste the old part of the city. Then, we moved to The Screen in order to be closer to the other good part of the city. The suite is large enough and great. The people...

Thank ScubaDiver-Traveller
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This hotel has different rooms by different artist architect all try to be different. Good neighbourhood but a little bit far from train station. Will try different room next time here. Provide free nespresso in the lounge and room

Thank Wilson T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We were horrified when we saw our room...all in black with minor use of very dark brown. My first thought was "where is the window" and expected the screens to slide away to reveal one. They didn't. The only window was a small one opening onto a small internal grey stone clad area. It was well away from the living...

1Thank Pammie56
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The screen hotel is not your usual hotel. If you want boring standard rooms go somewhere else. We stayed in #403 the London Fog room. Its all white curtains and white everything. Once we worked out that it was too early in the year for the AC to be on, we just turned off the heating and the room stayed...

Thank 81malcolmg
Wiltshire, England
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Screen is a very modern small boutique hotel. Arriving at The Screen was a delight. The reception staff couldn't have been more helpful. Our room was delightful with a comfortable sitting area, sleeping area behind beautifully decorated sliding screens and a lovely en suite. We didn't take breakfast in the hotel as there was a lovely Pain Quotidien just...

Thank AnonWilts
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The space is big but maybe too modern design or kind of mixed style. I like the big space but a lot of them in black color which I am a little bit not used to. The room in the beginning feels like inside the basement. The front door looks like a fire drill door and the walking hall is...

2Thank Jessica C

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No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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Address: 640-1 Shimogoryomae-cho, Tera-machi, Maruta-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0995 , Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: €139 - €481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Screen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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The Screen Hotel Kyoto
Screen Hotel Kyoto
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#16 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
#24 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#27 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
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“The best rooms are the suites; and they are not too expensive.”
ScubaDiver-Traveller, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not a black one”
  • The view from the bed to the door
  • No bedside table
  • The view from the sofa
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  • Right hand wall as you enter
Pammie56, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“403 is white room called "London Fog" with thin white curtains everywhere”
81malcolmg, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid at best”
chandnikapur, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms equally attractive.”
823susanc, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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