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Yuzan Guesthouse

1-4-10 Omiyacho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8115, Japan
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Ranked #10 of 33 Specialty lodging in Nara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tangerang, Indonesia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our last few days in Japan were spent in Yuzan Guesthouse in Nara. This is a small guesthouse, located nearby the Nara train station. It's a very quiet, cozy place. I thought it was a very cute place overall. We booked the private room and slept on tatami mats on the ground. It was very comfortable, except the walls are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A nice and cosy hostel in an old traditional house, great for a cheap stay in Nara. Owner is very friendly and speak good English. Ideally located close to the station. Careful with you head though as some doors are really low.

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Vientiane, Laos
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The place is really lovely. The cosy design makes you feel zen. I particularly appreciated the vast living room where you can relax, listen to music and meet other travelers. The staff is helpful and friendly.

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Houston, Texas
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129 reviews 129 reviews
126 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Yuzhan Hostel Nara The location of this cheap hostel was fantastic, it was only 3 minutes walk from the JR tran station. We booked a 8-beds room where obviously there were 8 bunker beds in the room. The room has air condition units, some lockers and a toilet next to the room. The stone sink was pretty unique but it... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Arriving at this charming little guest house and greeted by the friendly staff and helpful owner is enough to make you want and extend your stay. the location is super easy to find. Only took us about 5 minutes to get here from JR Nara station. The guest house oozes with charm. Its a 70 year old building with much... More

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Hong Kong, China
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148 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I stayed here 2 nights and I think i could stay longer. The owner is very nice and he is helpful. I stayed in a dorm room and it is very clean and cozy. I had a very good sleep as it is very quiet at night. Breakfast is awesome and its worth to try! however, it is a little... More

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Shanghai, China
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Stayed in Yuzan 1 night only, but really like this place. Housekeeper Takuji-san is nice and his English is also good. The corridors connecting another room is very mini but funny. I think the only small problem is it's a little far from Kintetsu Nara station and Nara park area, about 15 mins to the station and 20 mins to... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

It’s truly just 3min from Nara train station. Go out from Nara station and turn right, go straight to a convenient store and cross the road, the guesthouse is just located there in short walking distance. The guesthouse is clean, renovated and equipped with necessary facilities. The warmhearted point is the owner who can speak in brilliant English with nature... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

If you are going to Nara (which you should) I would highly recommend staying at Yuzan Guesthouse. The owners are really friendly and helpful. They have a hand-drawn map of most of Nara's main attractions, and the guesthouse is in a great location, right near the JR train station, and close to supermarkets/restaurants. You can also easily walk to most... More

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Address: 1-4-10 Omiyacho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8115, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
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Yuzan guesthouse is an 80-year-old Japanese style house in Nara.We have renovated it as a modern guesthouse.Only 3-minute-walk from the west exit of JR Nara sta.It has a wonderful lobby with Japanese style wooden ceiling. We hope many people stay and communicate together here. ... more   less 
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