• A 2 minute walk from 4 Exit in Shijo Station.
  • A 2 minute walk from 23 Exit in Karasuma Station.

Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kyoto-Shijokarasuma

160 Dojishacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-city, Kyoto 600-8421 Japan
TEL : (+81)75-284-2031

You can get directions from your location to the hotel by tapping "Get Directions On Smarphone" within walking distance from the hotel.

For visitors coming by train

A 3 minutes away from Kyoto station by train
One minute's away from Karasuma Oike station by train
A 16 minutes away from Kokusaikaikan station by train
A 8 minutes away from Nijo station by train
A 41 minutes away from Umeda station by train
A 6 minutes away from Nijo Castle (Nijojo-mae Station) by train
A 5 minutes away from Kyoto Imperial Palace (Imadegawa Staion) by train
Approximately a 35 minutes away from Kinkakuji Temple (Kinkakuji-michi) by bus
Approximately a 36 minutes away from Ginkakuji Temple (Ginkakuji-mae) by bus
Approximately a 25 minutes away from Kiyomizudera Temple (Kiyomizu-michi) by bus
Approximately a 6 minutes away from Nishikyogoku Stadium (Nishikyogoku Station) by train
A 16 minutes away from Fushimi Inari Taisha (Inari Station) by train
  • *Estimated travel time is based on Google map.
  • *Please note that it may take longer than estimated due to heavy traffic (during certain hours).

Shijo-Karasuma, ideally positioned for business in Kyoto

Kyoto is often associated with tourism, but there are many banks at the Shijo-Karasuma intersection, making it a financial hub for Western Japan.
The Shijo-Karasuma area, with Shijo-Kawaramachi as its locus, is a noted shopping district in Kyoto.
You can see the sights, shop, and enjoy a bit of cuisine.
The Nishiki Market is famous for offering lots of delicious food, and it is right nearby -- do check it out.

Lots of sights to see each season, whether it's cherry blossoms or fall foliage.

Within walking distance, you will find Maruyama Park, Kodai-ji Temple, associated with Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Nene, Kiyomizu Temple, Heian Shrine, Nanzen-ji Temple, where the tofu is delicious, the Philosopher's Path, and much more.
The Kyoto Gyoen National Garden can be reached within 20 minutes by subway.
All of the famous sites to see have lovely cherry blossoms and fall foliage.
They are illuminated with special lights each season and host special events, so do check before going.
Note that parking lots may be congested during the flower-viewing and fall foliage seasons, so traveling by subway is recommended.

Convenient access to the various popular tourism sites around Kyoto.

Perfect location to places like Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, Sanjusangen-do, and other key destinations that were selected for the Travelers' Choice 2016 Top 25 Landmarks on TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site.
Take the Hankyu Arashiyama Line and transfer at Katsura Station to reach the Arashiyama area in just 20 minutes.
Why not visit a spiritual destination in Kyoto that will boost your luck?

Located conveniently close to Osaka.

Board the Hankyu Kyoto Line to reach Osaka (Umeda) in 40 minutes.
In addition to touring Kyoto, we also recommend a tour of Osaka's cuisine.

Many points of access, making this the ideal site for tourism.

Shijo Station on the municipal subway and Karasuma Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line are both within 2 minutes on foot and right in front of the hotel.
Many key spots like the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden and Nijo Castle can be reached via the Karasuma Line and Tozai Line on the subway and all within 30 minutes -- this is an extremely convenient location.
During Gion Matsuri, considered one of Japan's three greatest festivals, Shijo-dori and Karasuma-dori are given over to festival floats which you can see up close if you opt for special seating.

For visitors coming by car

This hotel does not have parking spaces.

Approximately a 10 minute drive from Kyoto Station
Approximately a 18 minute drive from Nishikyogoku Stadium(Nishikyogoku Station)
  • *Estimated travel time is based on Google map.
  • *Please note that it may take longer than estimated due to heavy traffic (during certain hours).