At Kyoto City Hotel, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle. Guests can enjoy Japanese cuisine at Cafe Bar MIYABI, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the spa tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. There's a bar/lounge, and rooms offer flat-screen TVs and refrigerators.
Spirit of Japan
Pros: Traditional room, cool guy at the reception, many supermarkets around the hotel
too bad, no internet at room.
Pros: quite reasonable lunch n dinner. situated in city easy access bus to kyoto station & town shopping.