Situated just a 2-minute walk from Gion-Shijo Subway Station, Kyoto Granbell Hotel features modern architecture with hints of traditional Japanese design. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and there is a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage at this hotel. Hotel offers a maiko show twice a week for an additional charge for guests to experience the local culture.
The rooms are air-conditioned and come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, sofa and refrigerator. Each room includes a private bathroom fitted with a bath, hairdryer and free toiletries. Slippers are included for a comfortable stay.
The public bath, Komorebi, is available to staying guests and looks out into an inner Japanese garden. The lounge on site comes with large sofas, wooden tables and free coffee for guests. For a convenient stay for both business and leisure travellers, there is a 24-hour currency exchange machine located within Kyoto Granbell Hotel.
Guests can enjoy a Japanese and Western-style breakfast at the restaurant and bar, Takedokoro, at this hotel for an additional fee. For those that prefer, Bar Konjiki provides guests with a place to relax with a drink at the bar counter that features gold-leaf decor and traditional wooden designs.
Bicycles are available for rent for an extra charge at the property on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests can take an 8-minute walk to Yasaka Shrine, a Shinto shrine located in the district of Gion. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a 12-minute drive from Kyoto Granbell Hotel, while Heian Jingu Shrine is 20 minutes by bus and on foot from the property. A popular attraction for families, Kyoto Aquarium is a 30-minute bus ride away. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, 39 km or about 70-minutes away via train from Kyoto Granbell Hotel.