Located at the intersection of Shijo and Karasuma street, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is convenient for both sightseeing and business. The property is within walking distance to the touristy area of Shijo Kawaramachi and Gion, home to the Yasaka Shrine. Traveling by subway, it's 10 minutes to the Nijo Castle and 16 minutes to the Kyoto International Conference Center. Karasuma Kyoto Hotel boasts a total of 255 guestrooms, featuring Japanese-styled rooms with tatami flooring which are rare in city center hotels. All rooms come with broadband Internet access and offers a quiet and comfortable atmosphere. The hotel's facilities include a variety of banquet rooms, a beauty salon, and parking. As for dining, the Susuhori Japanese restaurant offers Kyoto cuisine, while the buffet is popular at the Toh-Lee Chinese restaurant. For a place to relax, Bar Anchor stocks some fine single malts for guests to enjoy.