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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 60 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
4.0 of 5 stars 332 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
53 helpful votes 53 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
27 helpful votes 27 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great location for a hotel that was built in early 1900's. The interior is a bit run down but has its own charm. We stayed in the main building, our room was huge but the bathroom was tiny and had awful smell. The only hotel which charged for fresh coffee in the room! The breakfast was in a huge dining... More 

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42 hotel reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We decided to stop in Nara on the way to Tokyo to tour the local shrines, the Todaji Temple, and Daibutsuden and chose this hotel because of its location and the fact that it is a old traditional building. The hotel itself seemed a treasure, old and creaky with the feel of the turn of the century. Staff very courteous... More 

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21 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our advice: Stay in Kyoto or Osaka and day-trip to Nara We stayed at the Hotel Nara for two nights, on a six-city visit to Japan last month. The Hotel Nara was our only big mis-step on this trip. At $400 a night - which included no food, no onsen, not even a cup of coffee we could make in... More 

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Kunitachi, Japan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

104 years ago this hotel was built by Tatsuno Kingo,Japanese architect, 2 stories ,front door is like a japanese house. A tall ceiling,however, amaze you and receptionists welcome you friendly,guiding your a bag to your room. Luckily we got a broad delux twin room ,named Tenpyo, broad space,2 TV, spacious bath tub and a shower room on the edge of... 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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