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Hotel New Wakasa

3.5 of 5
Ryokan
  |   1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8274, Japan
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Ranked #7 of 60 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started off with a very warm welcome from the reception staff who gave us a welcome drink while taking our luggage. We were ushered into our rooms accompanied by a knowledgeable staff member who took the time to explain about the room, the room amenities, the Onsen, the dinner and breakfast times. We were pleasantly surprised to see our... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE are very desapointed .The hotel does Not look at all like the photos on internet .The décoration is old with a mixture of old souvenir like plastiic dog and a kitch store at the lobby.As soon as we arrive they asked for total payment on our crédit card.The room was clean but the bathroom was exttremely small and old... More

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Shanghai, China
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very nice Japanese ryokan in Nara. It is about 20min jogging from Kintesu Nara station. There are also serval bus lines connecting Hotel and train station. It is very close to the Nara park. The room is spacious. The set Japanese breakfast is very good with several dishes, better than the Western breakfast. The old lady serving the breakfast cannot... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Traditional japanese hotel (Ryokan) with beds on the floor and public hot springs bath. Staff was so nice, usual japanese politeness and great smiles. In 5 minutes you walk to the park (buy food for the deers because they will chase you for sure), temples and a great flea market

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We really enjoy our stay there. The staffs have been very helpful and friendly. We had encountered some problems when checking in. They tried to solve our problem. The food was amazing. I will surely stay here again when visiting Nara.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We booked this hotel quite late and were a little concerned about finding it and some reviews which said that English speakers were hard to find. Our experience? A simple, cheap bus journey from the train station and a 2 minute walk to a lovely modern Ryokan that is tucked away on a quiet street. Everyone we met in the... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We had a great stay at this ryokan. The rooms are clean and with traditional tatami floors. The onsen is spacious and even though the hotel was fully booked at the time of our visit, we often had the bath to ourselves. Dinner and breakfast was a great opportunity to sample many different traditional Japanese dishes, and even though it... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Excellent service ! nice public bath, and food, highly recommended! value for money, i will surly visit again and recommend to friends !

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Senior Contributor
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12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Nara is never going to provide a luxurious experience but if you are after a spacious, clean and comfortable ryokan in a brilliant location near the World Heritage Park, gardens and shrines, then this is for you. The hotel is a bit of a walk to the town hotspots and a 1100 yen taxi ride from JR station and its... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Friendly, warm, hospitality even with a language problem was fantastic. They went out of their way to make me feel comfortable and at home, including serving me an American continental breakfast which was not part of their regular service. The Japanese dinners were delicious and presented beautifully. The hotel was spotless with a wonderful onsen furnished in simple, but good... More

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Address: 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8274, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel New Wakasa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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