Just a 3-minute walk from JR Kyoto Train Station and 200 metres from Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, Nishikiro provides Japanese rooms, a koi pond and free WiFi throughout the property. Massages are available, and guests can use internet PCs at the lobby free of charge. Guests at Nishikiro Inn sleep in futon bedding on a tatami (woven-straw) floor. Some rooms feature a shared toilet. Decor is zen simple, with paper screens, an LCD TV and a low table with floor cushions. Kyoto Tower is just 150 metres from the inn, and Gojo Subway Station is a 10-minute walk. A coin launderette is on site, and the reception can store luggage. An automated wake-up call can be set. No meals are served.