Heart of Kyoto. Walk 3min to Kyoto palace. 10min to subway. Great restaurants are near by. 8 min to Gion area, 7min to Nijo castle with using a bike. Neighborhood is quiet and has nice atmosphere. Pocket wifi and bikes will help your trip in Kyoto.
There are nice places to eat. It's fun to walk around this neighborhood. 進々堂 bakery is Kazuki's favorite bakery.
Marutamachi station of Karasuma line is the nearest station. Keihan Jingu-marutamachi station is near too. With using keihan line, you can access to Fushimiinaritaisha easily.