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Guesthouse Iki

2.0 of 5 Japanese Guest House   |   1-5 Kamisanjocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8228, Japan
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Ranked #4 of 33 Specialty lodging in Nara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
mimiwonmee Hobart, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Guesthouse Iki is located close to the shops, restaurants, and main Nara strip. A big and clean room with comfortable bedding and a nice sized bathroom. Friendly owner. Quiet neighbourhood. Within walking distance to the deer park etc. Highly recommend!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed here in a triple room which was huge. The manager spoke perfect english and was very helpful and friendly throughout our 1 night stay. I would recommend this highly for price, location, service and cleanliness.

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Bangkok, Thailand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stayed in Nara for 3 nights in April with a 9 and 6 year old. Comfy soft big pine bunks with fluffy duvets and our own little bathroom made for a lovely stay. Great location as walkable from both stations. Really helpful owner who suggested good restaurants. Well equipped kitchen. Excellent price! No child bikes for hire, curtain on... More

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155 reviews 155 reviews
46 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We spent one night in this lovely guest house, a short walk from the Kintetsu Nara station, tucked away behind main road. Quiet yet near amenities and Deer Park/Taidaiji grounds. It's got a well equipped kitchen for self catering folks. Love the furnishing and decor - smacks of Ikea! Bedrooms are small and simply furnished with a pinewood bunk bed... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The rooms are basic but comfortable. Loved the doonas and the memory foam mattresses. Yes, the bathroom is small but there's still enough room and the shower is hot, with good water pressure and certainly big enough. The guesthouse is in a good position near the shopping area, Nara Tourist Information Centre and an easy walk to either railway station... More

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Pro: The room was spacious. Owner was nice. He let us borrow umbrellas when it was raining. We didn't go far (not even to the Deer Park) as it was raining hard so I felt my day was wasted. Con: The strong smell of seaweed in the tatami room. There was a typhoon and it was raining hard that night... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in this property and we love it very much. Mr. Jun the owner make sure every guest is happy and comfortable. He event sent us the location map through email before our arrival. It is very near to everything in Nara. Only 5 minues or less walking from Nara Kintetsu station. The room is big with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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182 reviews 182 reviews
93 hotel reviews
444 helpful votes 444 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stayed 2 nights. Easy to reach from Nara station- owner sent map in advance.- about 10 minutes with luggage. Very clean- helps that you have to leave shoes by door. We had western style room & bed was so comfortable! Bathroom good- with smallest bin and sink I have ever seen. Towels to rent - 100¥. Slept so well-... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

like all of the other reviewers, i had a great stay here. the owner was wonderful and patient with my japanese. he speaks english, but was very kind about letting me practice what i could. location is fantastic and easily within walking distance of most nara attractions. the room was big enough and the bathroom was great. good value for... More

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Stayed here for my one night stay in August during the restival of lights. The owner could not have been more attentive or welcoming, If you come to Nara, you will not regret staying here for one minute. Very close to the park and great places to eat. The room had the most comfortable matress of all my places in... More

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Address: 1-5 Kamisanjocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8228, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Guesthouse Iki 2*
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