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The Screen

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640-1 Shimogoryomae-cho, Tera-machi, Maruta-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0995 , Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #68 of 344 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
marcopolo111 Cleveland, Oh
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well designed small hotel with superb modern design. Every roo is supposed to be different. Our was impeccable furnished with a mixture of Japanese style and western comfort. It has some very nice accents and was quiet. The service is exceptional and the breakfast superb. The location, in a small street next to the Imperial Palace, has... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for 4 nights in two different rooms. Both different design, both excellent. Conveniently located close to Teramachi market and behind the Imperial Palace. Walking distance from the Centre. Extra friendly staff, very good service. Fantastic breakfasts. Lovely champagne bar on 5th floor. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central location next to the Imperial Palace Gardens. Two subway stations in walking distance with luggage. Can walk from here to Gion easily or in the other direction towards Kyoto central. Staff exceptionally pleasant and helpful. Rooms impeccable. Check out their website to chose your own room. Each has been designed by a different designer. The price is not a... More 

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hanoi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A modern design boutique hotel located conveniently close to the palace grounds and a lovely shoppingstreet. Wonderful staf, great food, great rooms. The staff received us in a very friendly and service minded manner. They made you feel at home immediately. The rooms are all slightly different but offer great valu for money with all amenities, soundsystems etc. We did... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We spent 4 nights in room 102 and absolutely loved everything about this hotel. Room was very large and comfortable, free wifi, nespresso coffee machine, Ippodo tea and great bath products all unexpected pluses. We had complementary use of the roof bar between 15:00 and 19:00 every day: whilst drinks were free, I would have happily paid for them, given... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We booked this hotel through our travel agency as part of our self-guided Japan tour. It looks like a new(ish) hotel, our room was huge and bathroom as well, even a jacuzzi tub that worked brilliantly; large tv, bose music station, well stocked mini-bar, everything worked and furnished to a very high standard. Room cleaned daily, fresh towels, full set... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This boutique hotel is in a quaint neighbourhood away from the main tourist attractions but conveniently located within walking distance of 2 subway stations. The hotel staff are fluent in English and are very helpful with providing suggestions on local attractions and directions. Each room in the hotel is unique and put together by a different designer, making it a... More 

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Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good location but quite far from the traditional part of Kyoto. Each room has a crazy design which is quite fun. the staff was nice but unable to recommend a restaurant... the breakfast was not included and terribly expensive

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My husband booked this hotel, and I trust his taste. He must have had me in mind completely when he booked this because I couldn't be happier. It is a modern, Japanese boutique hotel. We tried more traditional Western hotels only so far and this is the best. Extremely romantic, and my husband will get well rewarded for his choice... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The temptation is to stay at one of the big hotels surrounding the bustling Kyoto station. This is the safe and standard option. However though Japan doesn't really specialize in unique, boutique-like hotels, the Screen represents an imaginative alternative that should not be passed up. The location is in a part of Kyoto that most nearly represents a tourist's idea... More 

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City Center
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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