Room is basic but comfortable. Staff are helpful and the check in and check out are easy and fast. The public bath is great esp after a long day of walking around Kyoto. Breakfast was yummy - freshly made croissants n quite okay tasting fried rice. Location is great - near shopping area and Gion. Get the daily bus pass (500 yen per day) - its so easy to hop on and off the bus with the bus pass.