Cafe at Ace Kyoto, JapanSet the sceneKyoto is normally a byword for discretion – but the Ace Hotel is impossible to miss, housed in the brick Shin-Puh-Kan building, built in 1926 on Karasuma Street, alongside a new-build structure with an angular gridded facade. Bedroom at Ace Kyoto, JapanRead next The best Airbnbs in the UK and Ireland Places To Stay The best Airbnbs in the UK and IrelandThe roomsForget tea room-style minimalism. Food and drinkThe menus wisely stick to what Ace does best and were created by a string of top USA-based chefs. AdvertisementThe neighbourhoodA super-quick and easy subway hop from Kyoto Station, the hotel is set in a prime corner spot on Karasuma Street. Other nearby places to visit – on foot or an Ace hotel bike – include neon-lit Nishiki Market and the Museum of Kyoto.