We stayed at the Hotel Screen for four nights on our honeymoon. The hotel is small with few "hotel" facilities i.e. no gym, pool etc. but our room was really lovely with a massive bed (which was unbelievably comfortable), sofa area, and a large bathroom. We didn't have breakfast at the hotel and found a great bakery about 10 shops down which serves excellent cakes, sandwiches and patisserie products.
We liked the area in which the hotel is situated. There was a great record shop and bar about a 5 minutes walk/cycle from the hotel called Japonica. Also Cafe Independants in the 1928 building was cool: the building is a crumbling art deco relic and really interesting to look around.
The staff at the Screen were helpful and polite but didn't speak amazing English. We managed fine though and they did all the things we needed: rented bikes, recommended restaurants and organised sending our bags for us to Tokyo with a few more hand gestures required than normal.
Overall, this is a nice and peaceful place to stay in Kyoto, especially if you're getting over jetlag and want somewhere chilled to relax outside of the more hectic Gion/downtown area.
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- Also Known As:
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- Screen Hotel Kyoto