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Sun Hotel Nara

4-21 Sanjohonmachi, Nara 630-8122, Nara Prefecture
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Ranked #20 of 61 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Brussels, Belgium
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353 reviews 353 reviews
52 hotel reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Japanese breakfast of course. Our "semi double" room was as tiny as expected, but good enough. Service of receptionists was very correct, and some English was spoken. Close to train station but rather far from the attractions. We rent a bike for a day, which is the way to go in Nara I think

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

On a trip in Japan with family, its easy to lose yourself when the days and hotels start to merge into one exciting buzz, this day started well at the Sun Hotel at Nara, its just a couple of minutes from the station and we could see the sign from the platform which was helpful in the dark. Our room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The location is convenient, not far from the train station. The room was reasonably clean. But it was so tiny that you had to go outside to change your mind. And the porno ads in the desk drawer originally made me winder if I had stumbled upon a love hotel. Turned out I hadn't, but still. ... I was glad... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

it takes you about 5 minutes to walk to this hotel from the station and this was probably the best of its type we stayed in on our trip to Japan. Rooms were much larger than usual although this is still Japan sizes and everything was clean modern and well presented. We made use of the laundry facilities which were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A great option to stay in Nara. Super close to Nara Station and with quick access to the main street that leads to the park. Accommodation is ok for its cost and also considering Japan`s standard - besides, you are probably only go back for sleep, so I would strongly recommend this hotel. It is super clean and staff is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The location near JR nara station so it is good location for transportation.Good service. Room very clean and delicious breakfast, clean food good taste. If i have a chance to go to japan again, i will stay in this hotel.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Great location close to JR station, very friendly staff and very helpful, spoke English too. Let us check in a couple of hours early which was great. Easy to walk to Nara park and retaurants in the evening too. Room is as you would expect for the cost, hard beds even after 2 weeks in Japan hotels. free wifi in... More 

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Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Sun Hotel is just across the street from Nara Station, which is nice for those coming in from the Shinkansen line. The hotel also has a vertical parking building for those with a car (my case). They charge ¥700 for the parking lot and you have to wait a couple of minutes for the car to come down (or up).... More 

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Milan, Italy
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30 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Exit the JR station from the main entrance, walk about 200 hundreds meters to your right,staying on the main road and then you'll see the name of the hotel at the top of their building, on your right. So, it's close to the JR station. Starting again from the station, go straight, cross the main road, then take the first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Sun hotel is ver close to the JR train station. The price is reasonable and the room is very nice and clean. Very quite at night. The hotel is located at the quieter side of Nara train station. Staff were very friendly and speaks English. There were lockers at the train station, so I didn't leave my luggage at the... More 

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