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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group occupied whole hotel for the few days event. Overall, it is very nice hotel and services are up to standard. Especially outstanding services provided by the dinning managers and the crew served the event for two nights. However, my feeling along with some people in the group; felt one of the male receptionists is not very friendly to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Except for the location of this Hotel, we didn’t really enjoy our stay there. Staff: Majority was not very helpful when asked assistance, as they hardly understand English. Communication was very limited and shy. Also, we’ve reached the hotel a couple of hours prior check-in time after a very long trip. We were exhausted and needed a room. Despite having... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The Screen is a very stylish hotel located in the inner suburbs of Kyoto. The rooms are very modern and large. The hotel staff were very friendly and welcome. The only problem with the hotel is that you will need to take a bus or the subway to get to downtown Kyoto. Other than that it is perfect.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Stayed here for four nights after some hectic touring. It was an oasis of calm with friendly staff and a good restaurant. Our room (a semi-suite) was spacious and comfortable. We dined in one night and had an excellent meal. Breakfasts were generous and beautifully presented. We liked the fact that the hotel was small and personal, located in a... More 

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Thank Charles2006
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Cool place with small number of rooms each decorated by a different well known interior decorator. Nice restaurant / bar. Only negative was 3 steps to negotiate from lobby to elevator to rooms... no way around those steps, which are the last thing you want to deal with after the effort to get there.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

There's a lot to like about this hotel: Wonderful location in a non-touristy part of Kyoto with lots of local stores, restaurants, and good transit connections. Small, boutique style with contemporary design, great AC system, comfy beds and spacious rooms. The staff tries to be helpful with their limited English but the vibe is definitely not what you might expect... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Kyoto accommodation in general is over priced but this wasn't bad value for a very good quality room with free standing bath and enormous bed. A free drink on arrival and excellent service from the hotel staff. Nice ambiance but could do with a livelier bar but I suspect that will come with time. Very stylish hotel and would recommend... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We spent two nights at The Screen on our first visit to Kyoto. We loved every minute of it. The staff was wonderful and helped us navigate our side trips. ( Fushimi-Inari is incredible and we were able to hike up to the top of the mountain.) Our room was fabulous. Japanese breakfast was terrific. Can't say enough to recommend... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My wife and I stayed three nights at The Screen and found the hotel to be ideally located in Kyoto, and the staff to be wonderfully welcoming, professional, attentive and efficient. We had a room on the 4th floor - in the style of a Manhattan appartment. Really light and modern and spacious. Drinks on the roof terrace in the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We loved the wonderful street that the hotel is located on and it's very helpful staff. However, the design is a bit odd. The rooms are a bit indulgent I the part of the designers - our was all mirrors - but not really practical. It's great having a nespresso machine, but if it is stuck in a drawer, you... More 

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Staying in City Center

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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Additional Information about The Screen

Address: 640-1 Shimogoryomae-cho, Tera-machi, Maruta-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0995, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: $194 - $825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Screen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
The Screen Hotel Kyoto
Screen Hotel Kyoto
Hotel Style:
#12 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
#24 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#25 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
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