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Nara Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   254 Hokkejicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8001, Japan
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Ranked #23 of 60 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Scotland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We didn't book sufficiently early to have any choice of hotel - had wanted to stay in Kyoto for the festival but everywhere was booked! We paid 48.000 Yen for 3 nights, room only, and 1,400 Yen each for breakfast per day at the Nara Royal. Excellent breakfast with huge choice of Western and Japanese hot and cold foods. Hotel... More

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luxembourg
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011

Clean, well equipped, and friendly/helpful staff. Room size only average. It's a 10 minute drive from the town centre and sights which may not suit everyone. They operate a free shuttle bus to and from the centre which we used and it worked ok apart from us being confused at first as the drop of and collection points are not... More

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melbourne
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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

The hotel smells of cigarettes smoke the minute you step into the foyer. If you smoke, then this is the hotel to book. They should have an enclosed room for smokers in the foyer so that other guests are not affected. Smoking floor is really not suitable for non smoker. Rooms are small with no space for luggage or a... More

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Sydney
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2008

It's a good hotel, nice rooms (not very big but in Japan even rooms in houses are small!), very clean and nice sushi restaurant downstairs. No room service and very few people speak English!!! Even at the reception they can't speak English. Otherwise nice people working at the hotel...if you're able to communicate!!

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Address: 254 Hokkejicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8001, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Nara Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 127
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