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Nara Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1096 Takabatake-cho, Nara 630-8301, Nara Prefecture
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Ranked #5 of 61 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rotating dial phones, Japanese language only (almost) literature, atmosphere from another century ! It is the Hotel hosting members of the Japan highly respected Imperial Family while visiting Nara. The place is a must stay ! Being your own AC adaptors since none are available Move to the city by cab, especially in the evening in winter

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奈良ホテル, Manager at Nara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for staying at Nara Hotel and leaving your comments for us. If you have another opportunity to come to Nara, we look forward to welcoming you to Nara Hotel again. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in a “New” wing western room. The room is spacious and clean. The bed is comfortable and the bath room is in reasonable size. The only disappointment is there is no onsen inside the hotel. The dinner was good except the service was very slow. While waiting for the food to be served I almost fell... More 

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奈良ホテル, Manager at Nara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for staying at Nara Hotel and for leaving your comments for us. We apologize for that you were not satisfied with our service in the restaurant. We'll make efforts to improve the service. If you have another opportunity to come to Nara, we hope you will visit us again. More 

Minneapolis
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into our ground level room in the new wing, and were blown away. We wanted to permanently move in. Fantastic garden view with a private outside sitting area. The lobby looks a bit tired, but is grand in its own way. Very few dining choices nearby, but we found a nice little Thai restaurant up the hill. The... More 

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奈良ホテル, Manager at Nara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for staying at Nara Hotel. We are sorry that you were not happy with our room and service in the restaurant, but thank you for your helpful review, as it is always our intention to focus on the comfort and convenience of our guests. If you have another opportunity to come to Nara, we look forward to... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The entrance and lobby of this hotel are very grand and give the impression of a british colonial lodge. The hotel is excellently situated 5 min from nara park. We had reserved a Japanese style room so we had futons laid out in the evening. Although the room is large the futons take up much of the floor space when... More 

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奈良ホテル, マネージャー at Nara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Nara Hotel. We would be very happy if you enjoyed a blend of Japanese and Western architectural beauty in our traditional Japanese-style rooms. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fine review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel whenever you visit Nara again! More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nara was our first stop on our honeymoon. We stayed at the Nara Hotel, which is a grand old establishment set in a beautiful garden. Unfortunately they only had twin beds on booking, but after a long flight we didn't mind. They left us a little welcome/honeymoon package and card which was appreciated. Recommend this hotel if you are looking... More 

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奈良ホテル, マネージャー at Nara Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to thank you very much for choosing Nara Hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the stay with us. If you have another opportunity to come to Nara, we look forward to welcoming you to Nara Hotel again. More 

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98 reviews 98 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Old world charm with a new world price. The facade is stunning, the twin room in the old building have high ceilings and the mattresses are comfortable. Location wise you are well placed for the shrines and deer. My partner and I were welcomed by the staff, the service was impeccable. We didn't dine in so I can't rate the... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed at Nara Hotel for one night B&B as part of a 9 night trip around Japan. It was our last night before heading home and we hoped the Nara would be a fitting climax to our holiday. The hotel clearly had great historical significance from the building itself to the impressive list of high profile guests who had... More 

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Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We slept over night there during our trip to Nara, was a good experience but i still expect more for the amount i paid (the service in the hotel is at the average level). - Staff was friendly and warmly welcoming. - Hotel building and rooms are very nice. - the nature, shrine and garden around give a refreshing touch.... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

具有105年歷史的奈良飯店,古樸精巧的建築結構 當你一到飯店前的廣場,就會被眼前的美景吸引 這個飯店同時也深受日本皇室青睞 拖著行李在廣場一出現,兩三位飯店人員立刻從LOBBY疾步而出 趕緊將我們手上的行李接過,滿臉的笑容,讓我們真的覺得賓至如歸 Nara hotel is 105 years old, the construction is significant. You will be really touched while you standing in front of hotel's square. This hotel is also beloved by the Japanese Royalty. When we just shown up in the square, the hotel staffs rush out from the lobby. And assisted us to for our luggage,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had a western style room with twin double beds. The room was comfortable and quiet and, consequently, sleeping was very good. Described by Lonely Planet as 'the grande dame' of Nara hotels it was more formal and conservative than the others we stayed in and whilst the staff were very good there wasn't the relaxed confidence that we found... More 

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Address: 1096 Takabatake-cho, Nara 630-8301, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Nara Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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