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Nara Royal Hotel

254-1 Hokkejicho, Nara 630-8001, Nara Prefecture
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Ranked #27 of 61 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan J Kladno, Czech Republic
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kladno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in the west end of Nara´ s city center. Further away from Nara park with its temples, but closer to ruins of ancient Heijo palace and some "kofun" tombs. Takes 5 minutes walk to subway station and another 3 minutes to get to city/center temples area from there. I can´ t say much regarding the hotel... More 

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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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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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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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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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