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ML International Hostel

2-11-1-5F Shibatsujicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8114, Japan
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Ranked #9 of 17 Specialty lodging in Nara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here in high season in November and the owner Kosuke was one of the nicest people I met in Japan. Every Friday he has made an appointment with some of the young locals to show his guests around in Nara. And all for free. This is a great way to see the city and to meet some locals. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Is a great place to stay if you want to have a location next to train station (is very convenience for your departure to next attraction). Very limited beds here but a big space for your luggage :D If you decide to try cooking some ramen, do it here! There's a kitchen available and offer simple breakfast. I love this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

A very small but so cozy hostel. The beds have double matrasses which makes them the softest bed in Japan. The guy running the place was very nice and helpful. I felt very much at home here and would recommend this place to anybody staying in Nara!

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We enjoyed 2 nights here under the hospitality of Kosuke who greeted us and made a nice pot of tea when we arrived and introduced us to the other guests. The hostel is 8 beds in one large room, each with a privacy blind and reading light. There is also a small locker each for your valuables. The experience is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

ML Hostel's name is quite misleading, in truth- it's more of a small apartment with a single mixed dormitory that sleeps eight, a kitchen and a small shower and toilet. Make no bones about it, the place is small and no-frills, but ML makes no effort to hide that fact. It does not need to. It is easily the cheapest... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This was more of a homestay than an hostel which was cool wiith us but don't expect the normal perks of a Japanese hostel. The guy who runs it/lives there is a lovely man that left us to lock up the next day as he was going to a wedding! The following day we couchsurfed so staying here was just... More

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Address: 2-11-1-5F Shibatsujicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8114, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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