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876 reviews

BnA Alter Museum

Shimogyo Ku Tenmacho 267, Kyoto, 600-8024, Japan

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BnA Alter Museum

Welcome to BnA Alter Museum, an art-inspired hotel located in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. Our 4-star hotel offers a unique and immersive experience for travelers seeking a one-of-a-kind stay. With 876 reviews and a price starting from just $296, you won't want to miss out on this memorable accommodation.

Situated at Shimogyo ku Tenmacho 267, BnA Alter Museum is conveniently located just 1.7mi away from the bustling city center of Kyoto. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the city while still enjoying a peaceful and relaxing stay. As a pet-friendly hotel, your furry friends are also welcome to join you on your adventure.

The hotel offers a range of amenities to enhance your stay, including free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a hot tub. Enjoy a delicious breakfast to start your day off right before exploring the temporary art galleries and live music performances featured at the hotel. With soundproof rooms and a river view, you can relax and unwind while taking in the beautiful surroundings. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are available 24/7 at the front desk to assist with any inquiries or requests you may have.

Experience the perfect blend of art, comfort, and convenience at BnA Alter Museum. Book your stay today and embark on an unforgettable journey in Kyoto, Japan.

At BnA Alter Museum, we offer a variety of room types to suit your needs and preferences. Our Standard Twin Rooms feature two double beds, accommodating up to four adults comfortably. Enjoy the spaciousness of our rooms, with a size of 323 square feet, perfect for a family or group of friends looking to explore Kyoto together.

For couples or small families, our Standard Double Rooms offer a cozy and intimate space. With a double bed that accommodates two adults and one child, these rooms are perfect for a relaxing stay. And don't worry about feeling cramped - our rooms are thoughtfully designed with a size of 237 square feet to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

If you prefer a queen-sized bed, our Standard Queen Rooms are the ideal choice. With a size of 323 square feet and the ability to accommodate two adults and one child, these rooms offer a luxurious and comfortable stay. Sink into the plush bedding after a long day of exploring the city and wake up refreshed and ready to take on another adventure.

For those seeking a truly indulgent experience, our Deluxe Suites are the epitome of luxury. With a spacious room size of 570 square feet, a king-size bed, and a sofa bed, these suites can comfortably accommodate up to three adults. Unwind in the separate living area, take a relaxing bath in the suite's private bathroom, or simply admire the art-inspired decor that surrounds you.

At BnA Alter Museum, we strive to provide a unique and immersive experience for every guest. Book your stay today and discover the perfect room to make your trip to Kyoto a truly unforgettable one.

Closest airports

Osaka International Airport

23.9mi

Kobe Airport

39.7mi

Kansai International Airport

49.6mi

Chūbu Centrair International Airport

59.6mi

Most popular amenities

Pet Friendly

Free wifi

Hot tub

Air conditioning

24-hour front desk

Non-smoking rooms

Live music/Performance

Bar

River view

Soundproof rooms

Elevator

Wheelchair accessible

Soundproof

View

Bathtub

Upper floors accessible by elevator

Air purifiers

Free toiletries

Bidet

Private Bathroom

Rooms

Standard Twin Room - single occupancy - 501, 601

2 Double Beds

325 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

x4

Welcome to our Standard Twin Room - perfect for solo travelers! Enjoy the spacious and comfortable 323 sqft room, featuring 2 double beds, a private bathroom, and a wonderful view. Stay refreshed with air conditioning and a refrigerator, and unwind with streaming services like Netflix.

Standard Double Room - single occupancy - 303, 403

1 Double Bed

235 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

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Experience comfort and convenience in our Standard Double Room, perfect for single occupancy. Enjoy a spacious 237 sqft room with a view, private bathroom, air conditioning, and modern amenities. Perfect for a peaceful retreat.

Standard Queen Room - single occupancy - 702, 802

1 Queen Size Bed

325 sqft

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

View

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Indulge in a spacious Standard Queen Room, perfect for single occupancy, featuring a luxurious hot tub and stunning views. With an elegant Queen size bed, a private bathroom, and convenient amenities like a refrigerator and air conditioning, you'll have everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Standard Queen Room - single occupancy - 701, 901

1 Queen Size Bed

325 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

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Experience comfort and relaxation in our spacious Standard Queen Room, offering 323 sqft of luxury with a breathtaking view, private bathroom, air conditioning, and a Queen size bed. Perfect for couples or small families, this room includes a refrigerator, in-room coffee/tea maker, and free amenities to ensure a memorable stay.

Deluxe Suite - 1003

1 King Size Bed

1 Sofa Bed

570 sqft

River view

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

x3

Experience luxury and relaxation in our Deluxe Suite - Room 1003. This spacious 570 sqft suite offers stunning river views, a hot tub/Jacuzzi, a private bathroom with a bathtub, and amenities such as air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a streaming service like Netflix. With a king size bed, a sofa bed, and the capacity to accommodate three adults, it's the perfect choice for a memorable stay.

Superior Double Room with Bath - single occupancy - 904

1 Double Bed

325 sqft

River view

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

+

Indulge in the luxury of a spacious 323 sqft Superior Double Room with a private bathroom, featuring a relaxing bathtub, river view, and a hot tub/Jacuzzi. Enjoy added comforts such as air conditioning, a refrigerator, and streaming services like Netflix. Perfect for two adults and one child.

Standard Queen Room - single occupancy - 504, 604

1 Queen Size Bed

325 sqft

River view

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

+

Indulge in comfort and luxury in our spacious Standard Queen Room, offering a breathtaking river view, a relaxing hot tub, and a private bathroom with a bathtub. Enjoy modern amenities such as air conditioning, complimentary toiletries, and streaming services like Netflix for the ultimate relaxation experience.

Superior Twin Room with Bath - single occupancy - 502, 602

2 Double Beds

325 sqft

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

View

x4

Indulge in the comfort of our spacious Superior Twin Room with a hot tub, private bathroom, and stunning views. Relax in style with two double beds, luxurious amenities, and everything you need for a perfect stay.

Standard Double Room - single occupancy - 503, 603

1 Double Bed

235 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

+

Stay in our stylish Standard Double Room, perfect for single occupancy. Enjoy a comfortable space with a double bed, modern amenities, and a fantastic view, making your stay unforgettable!

Standard Twin Room - single occupancy - 301, 401

2 Double Beds

325 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

x4

Experience the comfort of our spacious Standard Twin Room, perfect for single occupancy. With its 323 sqft size, two double beds, and amenities like a private bathroom, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, it's the ideal choice for a relaxing stay. Enjoy the view, take advantage of the streaming service, and indulge in luxurious bathrobes and slippers provided.

Special Offer - Room Selected at Check-In

1 Double Bed

235 sqft

Private Bathroom

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

Tea/Coffee maker

Uncover a surprise with our Special Offer - Room Selected at Check-In. Enjoy a cozy TwinDouble room with air conditioning, air purifiers, and free toiletries in a 237 sqft space.

Standard Twin Room - single occupancy - 801, 1001

2 Double Beds

325 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

x4

Enjoy spacious comfort in our Standard Twin Room, where two double beds and a private bathroom await you. With a stunning view, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, you'll have everything you need for a relaxing stay.

Standard Queen Room - single occupancy - 302, 402

1 Queen Size Bed

325 sqft

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

View

+

Experience comfort and luxury in our spacious Standard Queen Room, complete with a hot tub/Jacuzzi and a breathtaking view. With amenities like a refrigerator and air conditioning, your stay will be nothing short of exceptional.

Superior Queen Room with Extra Bed and Bath - single occupancy - 902, 1002

1 Twin Bed

1 King Size Bed

325 sqft

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

View

x3

Indulge in ultimate comfort and relaxation in our stylish Superior Queen Room with Extra Bed and Bath. Enjoy the breathtaking views and unwind in the hot tub/Jacuzzi, surrounded by modern amenities such as an air purifier, streaming service, and complimentary toiletries.

Standard Queen Room - single occupancy - 304, 404

1 Queen Size Bed

325 sqft

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

View

+

Indulge in the comfort and luxury of our spacious Standard Queen Room, featuring a queen-sized bed and a private hot tub/Jacuzzi. Enjoy the stunning view from the upper floors of our hotel and relax in the bathtub after a long day of exploring.

Standard Double Room - single occupancy - 703, 803

1 Double Bed

235 sqft

Private Bathroom

View

Refrigerator

Air conditioning

+

Stay in our cozy Standard Double Room, perfect for a solo traveler or a couple, with its comfortable double bed and a private bathroom. Enjoy the stunning views, air conditioning, and the convenience of a refrigerator, tea/coffee maker, and free toiletries. Experience comfort and relaxation at its best in this well-equipped room.

Standard Queen Room - single occupancy - 704, 804

1 Queen Size Bed

325 sqft

River view

Hot tub

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

+

Enjoy a spacious room with a queen-size bed, stunning river view, and hot tub in this Standard Queen Room. With amenities like a private bathroom, refrigerator, and air conditioning, your comfort is our priority.

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8.9

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From

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Virginia

10

October 2023

We LOVED our stay at BnA Alter Museum and would happily stay again. I originally booked our stay here because my niece, who’s creative and works in style and artistic production, was traveling with us and I knew would appreciate the unique art rooms, created each by a different artist. We first were in a quirky, whimsical room with Murphy-style pull down beds. It was such fun. We extended our stay an extra day and were moved to a beautiful, calming room by a sculptural artist with gentle warm lighting, minimalist wooden pieces and 5 yen coins flowing along portions of the walls, floor and ceiling, with opportunity to add your own. This hotel provides a unique and modern experience while still offering distictive Japanese features (robes and low beds, dense mattresses, bathrooms you want to transport home with you, etc). The hotel was comfortable and quiet, the location was fantastic… a very close walk to beautiful, narrow traditional lanes along the river and Gion with its picturesque Kyoto charm, vibrant, modern shopping thoroughfares and massive covered market “maze” offering a mix of old world and new, food lanes, thrift shops, every kind of thing you can imagine, and frequented by locals and visitors alike (a place to spend a day and get happily lost, especially if the weather is challenging). Just beyond all these things, across the river and easily reached by foot are the famous temples and gardens of Kyoto. Hospitality is huge in Japan, but I can’t say enough about the staff at BnA Alter Museum… warm and approachable while still offering impeccable hospitality. In particular, my elderly mother joined us our third night there. The only room available (the beautiful 5-yen coin room) had very low beds. The staff made sure to put a good, stable chair in the room for her as requested specifically to aid her getting in and out of bed and offered to do more.

We didn’t dislike anything. Just things to be aware of: The space to move about or spread luggage and things out (at least in the two rooms we had) is very limited, and the bed height and density of mattresses and pillows may be challenging for some (though we were quite comfortable). I’d communicate with the staff beforehand if this is an issue for you. These aren’t criticisms, just things to know if you’re one who wants what you’re used to in a big hotel chain. We have no complaints whatsoever.

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Viviam

10

March 2024

I loved the theme of the hotel: it is a real museum! The rooms were designed by different artists and they are works of art. My room was the Continuum, very spacious and minimalist. The bathroom was amazing: a super nice and big bathtub and big shower. The view from my room was also beautiful. They offer as courtesy in the rooms delicious, good quality, coffee and tea. I wish I could have stayed longer in Kyoto to enjoy more the hotel! The breakfast was amazing, you can select from 4 delicious dishes and they come with salad and soy-base soup (breakfast is vegetarian and vegan friendly). The cafe latte I had was the best of the trip! I really recommend this place! The location is also very good: right behind the beautiful and quiet Kiyamachi-dori, which is full of nice bars and restaurants, and walking distance to the busy Kawaramachi and many other attractions.

No complains.

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Natalie

10

March 2024

What an awesome and unique hotel! We loved the vibe of the hotel, and all of the different art throughout. It was also great having the cafe in the building, as well as the bar in the lobby. The staff were incredibly helpful providing recommendations and directions, and we greatly appreciated the amenities provided at the front desk. The rooms were larger than most we stayed in while in Japan, and very comfortable. We loved the art installation in the room we chose, and appreciated all of the information (audio and visual) that accompanied it. The location of the hotel was also ideal and very walkable to different points of interest as well as public transportation. We would definitely stay here again.

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Sasha

10

June 2023

It was a great, unique stay which we loved as part of our Japan trip. The lights in the room changed the artwork which was great fun. We stayed for three nights and found the location to be perfect and central between everything we wanted to visit. We tried the charcoal coffee in the cafe which was good too.

The natural light in the room was a bit difficult as the privacy curtains were very thick so you had to open both curtains to get good lighting. The room would have benefited from more mirrors (even just fold away ones) as there was only one mirror in the bathroom for the whole room.

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Milan

9.1

January 2024

It is an unique experience to stay in the artsy rooms. We enjoyed the room appearance and multiple lightning options. The art concepts are interesting to observe and study. For sure this is a good break from staying in standard hotel rooms. We think about staying at the hotel again - trying different rooms too. However, the artsy character of some rooms might conflict with the practicality aspect, especially for longer stays. Artifacts on the floor or hanging from the ceiling might make moving inside and using of the room difficult (even despite the fact that the room area is quite big). Our room did not even have any place near the room entrance where to hang our clothes. Thankfully, there was a closet at the back of the room and the bathroom+shower was quite big and perfectly usable. For breakfast you have to make a meal choice one day before, selecting from 4 meals. There is no breakfast buffet, but the meal you get is just enough. We tried 3 of the 4 options and all were tasty and filling. Additionally, you will get a hot corn soup and coffee. The location is quite far away from the main train station (but might be in a longer-walking distance for some), but the river area around the hotel is quite convenient.

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Ella

9.1

February 2024

This is such a beautiful, unique hotel and very worth staying at when you're in Kyoto. Our room was a chic minimalist space with one of the most comfortable beds we slept in during our 2 weeks in Japan. The view over the river while lying in bed was absolutely magical. The bathroom is also very generous and stylishly designed -- a huge bathtub that was perfect for relaxing after a day walking around Kyoto in winter. Staff were kind and helpful, and the cafe upstairs was a little expensive but made great food and coffee. The chance to stay in a room with a one-of-a-kind artwork was amazing and I'd absolutely stay here again if I came back to Kyoto -- I wish I'd been able to stay in more than one room and see what all the different artworks are like!

Our room had a small table built into the end of the bed, but other than that there was no furniture. There's a storage space on our floor where we could borrow furniture if we wanted it (for example we borrowed a couple of chairs and some coathangers). It's great that this is on offer and that it doesn't cost anything to borrow things, but it might have been nice to have some permanent minimal furniture that was designed with the room's aesthetic in mind.

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Geraldo

10

November 2023

This hotel had a very friendly and helpful staff. All the staff that we encountered spoke English. All were very fluent so there weren't any misunderstandings at all. They recommended areas and activities if you needed any help figuring out what to do in Kyoto. While staying here we had some really good drinks at the cafe. While we didn't drink anything at the bar, I imagine it would be as good of quality as their cafe is. Honestly, this was a wonderful hotel not only for its beautiful art work in its room but the staff made it that much better.

There weren't really any issues with this hotel. I would have liked to have been closer to the subway but the uniqueness of the hotel makes up for that. There are bus stops nearby but I much prefer subways. It's not too far from the subway just a few blocks away.

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Jack

10

May 2023

The best hotel I’ve ever stayed in. exceptional staff with great English, very welcoming and made me feel very comfortable during my stay. I loved it so much I stayed an extra night! each room was absolutely stunning, I felt at peace and relaxed with the art surrounding me. make sure to go into the cafe and try the amazing coffee! the bamboo charcoal iced coffee and the Ethiopian coffee were lovely. I also purchased some of the books from the shop which are fantastic and I can’t wait to take them home to England with me. you are becoming apart of the art when you stay, not just experiencing it. it is a magical and unforgettable experience. I will be back, I promise. thank you.

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Robyn

8.2

October 2023

The location is ideal and within walking distance to the old quarter and all the shops and main sights. The reception staff all speak excellent English which is a bonus as I found English is generally very basic in Japan. When I ordered a taxi, a staff member would come out to the street and give the taxi driver directions and see me off safely. I liked the sliding panels in front of my two floor to ceiling windows, very neat, and also the interesting hanging rock art installation which I could view through an internal window. The room was decorated with avant garde style artwork which I found amusing (I was advised not to touch any of it). It was the most novel room I had ever stayed in. The bathroom was very nice.

Perhaps I should have done more research but I didn't realise that the rooms are very small with a wall bed, actually two in my room but I left one up on the central wall so I had some walking space. I have bad knees so getting down and up from a floor bed was not easy! There was a tiny bureau with an art piece on top and it unfolded into a drop down table with two child size chairs, very space-saving! It was not a room to spend any time relaxing in. I saw a lot of young people there so it probably suits a younger clientele.

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Paul

9.1

March 2024

Room was quite big for the price and very comfortable. The room I stayed in was a surround sound experience and so the room must have been well soundproofed, I didn't hear a peep from outside. Staff were very helpful. There was a tablet in room with netflix which was a nice addition.

I stayed in the 'Travellers Room' which had the surround sound experience of nature sounds, however the volume could not be adjusted and I found it quite loud. It was just a novelty though and certainly wouldn't deter me staying here in future.

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Virginia

10

October 2023

10

We LOVED our stay at BnA Alter Museum and would happily stay again. I originally booked our stay here because my niece, who’s creative and works in style and artistic production, was traveling with us and I knew would appreciate the unique art rooms, created each by a different artist. We first were in a quirky, whimsical room with Murphy-style pull down beds. It was such fun. We extended our stay an extra day and were moved to a beautiful, calming room by a sculptural artist with gentle warm lighting, minimalist wooden pieces and 5 yen coins flowing along portions of the walls, floor and ceiling, with opportunity to add your own. This hotel provides a unique and modern experience while still offering distictive Japanese features (robes and low beds, dense mattresses, bathrooms you want to transport home with you, etc). The hotel was comfortable and quiet, the location was fantastic… a very close walk to beautiful, narrow traditional lanes along the river and Gion with its picturesque Kyoto charm, vibrant, modern shopping thoroughfares and massive covered market “maze” offering a mix of old world and new, food lanes, thrift shops, every kind of thing you can imagine, and frequented by locals and visitors alike (a place to spend a day and get happily lost, especially if the weather is challenging). Just beyond all these things, across the river and easily reached by foot are the famous temples and gardens of Kyoto. Hospitality is huge in Japan, but I can’t say enough about the staff at BnA Alter Museum… warm and approachable while still offering impeccable hospitality. In particular, my elderly mother joined us our third night there. The only room available (the beautiful 5-yen coin room) had very low beds. The staff made sure to put a good, stable chair in the room for her as requested specifically to aid her getting in and out of bed and offered to do more.

We didn’t dislike anything. Just things to be aware of: The space to move about or spread luggage and things out (at least in the two rooms we had) is very limited, and the bed height and density of mattresses and pillows may be challenging for some (though we were quite comfortable). I’d communicate with the staff beforehand if this is an issue for you. These aren’t criticisms, just things to know if you’re one who wants what you’re used to in a big hotel chain. We have no complaints whatsoever.

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Viviam

10

March 2024

10

I loved the theme of the hotel: it is a real museum! The rooms were designed by different artists and they are works of art. My room was the Continuum, very spacious and minimalist. The bathroom was amazing: a super nice and big bathtub and big shower. The view from my room was also beautiful. They offer as courtesy in the rooms delicious, good quality, coffee and tea. I wish I could have stayed longer in Kyoto to enjoy more the hotel! The breakfast was amazing, you can select from 4 delicious dishes and they come with salad and soy-base soup (breakfast is vegetarian and vegan friendly). The cafe latte I had was the best of the trip! I really recommend this place! The location is also very good: right behind the beautiful and quiet Kiyamachi-dori, which is full of nice bars and restaurants, and walking distance to the busy Kawaramachi and many other attractions.

No complains.

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Natalie

10

March 2024

10

What an awesome and unique hotel! We loved the vibe of the hotel, and all of the different art throughout. It was also great having the cafe in the building, as well as the bar in the lobby. The staff were incredibly helpful providing recommendations and directions, and we greatly appreciated the amenities provided at the front desk. The rooms were larger than most we stayed in while in Japan, and very comfortable. We loved the art installation in the room we chose, and appreciated all of the information (audio and visual) that accompanied it. The location of the hotel was also ideal and very walkable to different points of interest as well as public transportation. We would definitely stay here again.

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Sasha

10

June 2023

10

It was a great, unique stay which we loved as part of our Japan trip. The lights in the room changed the artwork which was great fun. We stayed for three nights and found the location to be perfect and central between everything we wanted to visit. We tried the charcoal coffee in the cafe which was good too.

The natural light in the room was a bit difficult as the privacy curtains were very thick so you had to open both curtains to get good lighting. The room would have benefited from more mirrors (even just fold away ones) as there was only one mirror in the bathroom for the whole room.

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Milan

9.1

January 2024

9.1

It is an unique experience to stay in the artsy rooms. We enjoyed the room appearance and multiple lightning options. The art concepts are interesting to observe and study. For sure this is a good break from staying in standard hotel rooms. We think about staying at the hotel again - trying different rooms too. However, the artsy character of some rooms might conflict with the practicality aspect, especially for longer stays. Artifacts on the floor or hanging from the ceiling might make moving inside and using of the room difficult (even despite the fact that the room area is quite big). Our room did not even have any place near the room entrance where to hang our clothes. Thankfully, there was a closet at the back of the room and the bathroom+shower was quite big and perfectly usable. For breakfast you have to make a meal choice one day before, selecting from 4 meals. There is no breakfast buffet, but the meal you get is just enough. We tried 3 of the 4 options and all were tasty and filling. Additionally, you will get a hot corn soup and coffee. The location is quite far away from the main train station (but might be in a longer-walking distance for some), but the river area around the hotel is quite convenient.

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Ella

9.1

February 2024

9.1

This is such a beautiful, unique hotel and very worth staying at when you're in Kyoto. Our room was a chic minimalist space with one of the most comfortable beds we slept in during our 2 weeks in Japan. The view over the river while lying in bed was absolutely magical. The bathroom is also very generous and stylishly designed -- a huge bathtub that was perfect for relaxing after a day walking around Kyoto in winter. Staff were kind and helpful, and the cafe upstairs was a little expensive but made great food and coffee. The chance to stay in a room with a one-of-a-kind artwork was amazing and I'd absolutely stay here again if I came back to Kyoto -- I wish I'd been able to stay in more than one room and see what all the different artworks are like!

Our room had a small table built into the end of the bed, but other than that there was no furniture. There's a storage space on our floor where we could borrow furniture if we wanted it (for example we borrowed a couple of chairs and some coathangers). It's great that this is on offer and that it doesn't cost anything to borrow things, but it might have been nice to have some permanent minimal furniture that was designed with the room's aesthetic in mind.

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Geraldo

10

November 2023

10

This hotel had a very friendly and helpful staff. All the staff that we encountered spoke English. All were very fluent so there weren't any misunderstandings at all. They recommended areas and activities if you needed any help figuring out what to do in Kyoto. While staying here we had some really good drinks at the cafe. While we didn't drink anything at the bar, I imagine it would be as good of quality as their cafe is. Honestly, this was a wonderful hotel not only for its beautiful art work in its room but the staff made it that much better.

There weren't really any issues with this hotel. I would have liked to have been closer to the subway but the uniqueness of the hotel makes up for that. There are bus stops nearby but I much prefer subways. It's not too far from the subway just a few blocks away.

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Jack

10

May 2023

10

The best hotel I’ve ever stayed in. exceptional staff with great English, very welcoming and made me feel very comfortable during my stay. I loved it so much I stayed an extra night! each room was absolutely stunning, I felt at peace and relaxed with the art surrounding me. make sure to go into the cafe and try the amazing coffee! the bamboo charcoal iced coffee and the Ethiopian coffee were lovely. I also purchased some of the books from the shop which are fantastic and I can’t wait to take them home to England with me. you are becoming apart of the art when you stay, not just experiencing it. it is a magical and unforgettable experience. I will be back, I promise. thank you.

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Robyn

8.2

October 2023

8.2

The location is ideal and within walking distance to the old quarter and all the shops and main sights. The reception staff all speak excellent English which is a bonus as I found English is generally very basic in Japan. When I ordered a taxi, a staff member would come out to the street and give the taxi driver directions and see me off safely. I liked the sliding panels in front of my two floor to ceiling windows, very neat, and also the interesting hanging rock art installation which I could view through an internal window. The room was decorated with avant garde style artwork which I found amusing (I was advised not to touch any of it). It was the most novel room I had ever stayed in. The bathroom was very nice.

Perhaps I should have done more research but I didn't realise that the rooms are very small with a wall bed, actually two in my room but I left one up on the central wall so I had some walking space. I have bad knees so getting down and up from a floor bed was not easy! There was a tiny bureau with an art piece on top and it unfolded into a drop down table with two child size chairs, very space-saving! It was not a room to spend any time relaxing in. I saw a lot of young people there so it probably suits a younger clientele.

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Paul

9.1

March 2024

9.1

Room was quite big for the price and very comfortable. The room I stayed in was a surround sound experience and so the room must have been well soundproofed, I didn't hear a peep from outside. Staff were very helpful. There was a tablet in room with netflix which was a nice addition.

I stayed in the 'Travellers Room' which had the surround sound experience of nature sounds, however the volume could not be adjusted and I found it quite loud. It was just a novelty though and certainly wouldn't deter me staying here in future.

Points of Interest Around BnA Alter Museum

Attractions

Kamogawa River (Kamo River)

0.5mi

Shoren-in Temple

0.9mi

Nishi Hongan-ji Temple

1.1mi

Kyoto Handicraft Center

1.3mi

The Philosopher’s Path (Tetsugaku-no-michi)

2.1mi

Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

5mi

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

5.2mi

Sagano

5.6mi

Byodo-in Temple

8mi

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

24.8mi

Utsubo Park

26.8mi

National Bunraku Theater

27.4mi

Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street

27.7mi

Minami

27.8mi

Tempozan Ferris Wheel

30.6mi

Attractions

Kamogawa River (Kamo River)

0.5mi

Shoren-in Temple

0.9mi

Nishi Hongan-ji Temple

1.1mi

Kyoto Handicraft Center

1.3mi

The Philosopher’s Path (Tetsugaku-no-michi)

2.1mi

Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

5mi

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

5.2mi

Sagano

5.6mi

Byodo-in Temple

8mi

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

24.8mi

Utsubo Park

26.8mi

National Bunraku Theater

27.4mi

Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street

27.7mi

Minami

27.8mi

Tempozan Ferris Wheel

30.6mi

Airports

Osaka International Airport

23.9mi

Kobe Airport

39.7mi

Kansai International Airport

49.6mi

Chūbu Centrair International Airport

59.6mi

Amenities of BnA Alter Museum

Pet Friendly

Free wifi

Hot tub

Air conditioning

24-hour front desk

Non-smoking rooms

Live music/Performance

Bar

River view

Soundproof rooms

Elevator

Wheelchair accessible

Soundproof

View

Bathtub

Upper floors accessible by elevator

Air purifiers

Free toiletries

Bidet

Private Bathroom

Amenities of BnA Alter Museum

Accessibility

Bathroom emergency cord

Toilet with grab rails

Upper floors accessible by elevator

Visual aids (Braille)

Wheelchair accessible

Activities

Live music/Performance

Free

Nightclub/DJ

Free

Temporary art galleries

Bathroom

Bathrobe

Bathtub

Bathtub or shower

Bidet

Free toiletries

Hairdryer

Private Bathroom

Shower

Slippers

Toilet

Toilet paper

Towels

Bedroom

Linens

Wardrobe or closet

Cleaning Services

Daily housekeeping

Free

Food & Drink

Bar

Coffee house on site

Special diet meals (on request)

Tea/Coffee maker

Wine/Champagne

Additional fee

Front Desk Services

24-hour front desk

Baggage storage

Free

Concierge

Invoice provided

General

Air conditioning

Designated smoking area

Elevator

Facilities for disabled guests

Family rooms

Heating

Ironing facilities

Non-smoking rooms

Pet Friendly

Soundproof

Soundproof rooms

Tile/Marble floor

Internet

Free wifi

Kitchen

Electric kettle

Refrigerator

Living Area

Sofa

Media & Technology

Streaming service (like Netflix)

Physical distancing

Cashless payment available

Screens or physical barriers between staff and guests in appropriate areas

Room Amenities

Clothes rack

Sofa bed

Safety & security

24-hour security

CCTV in common areas

CCTV outside property

Fire extinguishers

Key card access

Safe

Security alarm

Smoke alarms

Safety features

Access to healthcare professionals

Air purifiers

First aid kits available

Spa

Hot tub

View

River view

View

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