The completely non-smoking Yamashiroya Ryokan is just a 6-minute walk from Kyoto Station and a 3-minute walk from Kyoto Tower. It offers simple air-conditioned Japanese-style rooms with an en suite bathroom and a fridge. Higashi Hongan-ji Temple is only a 5-minute walk from the inn, and Kyoto’s Nijo Castle is a 13-minute drive away. Guests at Ryokan Yamashiroya sleep on a traditional tatami (woven-straw) floor in Japanese-style futon bedding. Rooms include a low table with floor cushions, and the private bathroom has a bathtub with a shower attachment. No meals are served. Staff speak only Japanese. The entire property is non-smoking.