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Guesthouse Iki

2.0 of 5 1-5 Kamisanjocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8228, Japan
#4 of 33 hotels in Nara
37 Reviews 5 of 5 stars
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Zurich, Switzerland
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135 reviews 135 reviews
29 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this guesthouse in Nara for two days and we really enjoyed our stay. This place is located off Sanjo Dori, which is one of the main streets in Nara. This long Sanjo Dori Street with lots of nice shops on either side ends at Kofukuji Park where there is a beautiful pagoda and temples. We visited Daibutsu... More

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Oslo, Norway
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the cheapest room we stayed in during our three week trip to Japan, but you could not tell by the quality of the room. The room was small, but very clean and convinient. Great location too: close to both the railway station and the sights.

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Sydney, 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
46 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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160 reviews 160 reviews
48 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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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
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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
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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94 hotel reviews
454 helpful votes 454 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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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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