Hotel Granvia Kyoto
Address: Karasuma Chuo-guchi, Shiokoji-sagaru, Karasuma-dori
Decorated throughout with 1,000 works of museum-quality art, this hotel is adjacent not only to Kyoto Station, but also the city’s largest shopping mall, making it a convenient spot for all travelers. The 20-meter, three-lane indoor pool at Hotel Granvia Kyoto’s adults-only health club is complemented by a jet bath, infrared sauna, and fitness center; the hotel also has 12 restaurants/bars and offers complimentary high-speed Internet access. Decorated in soothing neutral tones, the 535 guestrooms have LCD televisions and beds topped with down comforters; business/entertainment amenities include high-speed Internet access, and cable TVs with VCRs.