Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is situated in the suburbs, close to both Gion Corner and Nijo Castle. Another attraction in the area is Kyoto Imperial Palace. Guestrooms have satellite television, direct-dial phones, and air conditioning; rooms also include refrigerators, shower/tub combinations, and hair dryers. The hotel provides a restaurant, a bar/lounge, high-speed Internet access, and conference rooms.
Located at the intersection of Shijo and Karasuma streets, convenient for both sightseeing and business, the hotel has 494 beds in 255 rooms. These include Japanese-style rooms with tatami flooring, which are rare in city-center hotels.
The Karasuma Kyoto Hotel directly operates two restaurants and a bar. The Susuhori Japanese restaurant offers an easy way to enjoy Kyoto cuisine; the buffet is popular at the Toh-Lee Chinese restaurant; and the Bar Anchor stocks some fine single malts.
Nearby recreational opportunities include an indoor bowling alley that also offers soccer, table tennis, pool, and arcade video games. These activities are available at MK Bowl, which is within 7 km (4.5 miles) of the hotel. The Hirano Takkyu (table tennis) Center offers traditional table tennis tables. Surcharges apply for casual use, and the center is approximately 5 km (3 miles) from the hotel. The Lake Forest golf course is open to nonmembers and offers 45 holes (surcharge). It is located within 10 km (6 miles) of the hotel. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply. Golfing nearby Running track/path nearby