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Hotel Nikko Nara

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8-1 Sanjo Hommachi, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8122, Japan (Nara Station)
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Ranked #3 of 30 hotels in Nara
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first importation was great. The location is just next to the JR station and the reception area looks nice. But that was all... The room was like a motel with locked windows . The bathroom Was so small and basic, it was a very small cube with low ceiling that fit more a cheap motel than such a hotel.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Nikko Nara was without doubt the worst hotel during our 2 week stay in Japan, tired is the word that comes to mind; small unrenovated rooms with hard beds we looked at a few rooms- all the same. And they certainly charge for it too, clearly relying on the Nikko brand name. Still it would probably have been just... More

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Houston, Texas
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218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights here - in Room 935. I booked this hotel via Expedia which was much cheaper than booking directly with them. We paid about $100 per night during the height of Cherry Blossoms. It is in a great location - at the JR Nara station. Take the west exit and it is just right there. The train station... More

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Greensboro, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Hotel is so convenient with it's location right beside the train station. Nice rooms, clean and plenty of space. The bathroom is a bit small for Western standards, but it is perfectly acceptable. Pretty lobby area with plenty of space to meet up with people. Restaurants in hotel are pricey, but right at the station there are several good places... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is located adjacent to the JR Nara station. Unfortunately 15 minute walk from the main attractions in Nara but that seemed to be a reasonable tradeoff for the convenience. Initially we had a slight issue in that they'd put us in a smoking room when we requested non smoking but this was rectified after a quick trip to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Nara is a very interesting city, and this is a good hotel for a tourist to use. It is right next to the train station, which is a big plus for those relying on the rail link. The hotel is probably in slightly worn condition, but I did find it to be clean and comfortable throughout. The rooms are not... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I stayed there over 8 nice separately with my father for biz trip. At first we booked double room because 2 single rooms are not available, but when we arrived we asked them whether we can changed to two single rooms. And luckily there was, so they changed the room for us without any extra charge Though, it seems like... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Hotel Nikko Nara is in an excellent position, right next to Nara's railway station, and at the end of its main shopping street that leads to many of the town's tourist attractions. Unlike comments in several other reviews, we found the service to be polite and helpful. The breakfast buffet was comprehensive and good. Room prices were reasonable (indeed our... More

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Cleveland, Oh
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38 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This was not in the same league as other Nikko hotels in Japan, China and US. The pluses are few: the close proximity to the train station (although it makes for a 2 miles walks from most of the temples and attraction), the building itself ( a japanese castle revival) and a grand lobby. Unfortunately there were several problems: the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Do not book the single room (smoking). Even if you are a smoker, you will not like it. Very smelly, dark and tiny. I would rather stay at a hostel than in that room. Even the air in the lobby of this hotel does not smell fresh, which is too bad, because it otherwise looks like a nice place to... More

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Address: 8-1 Sanjo Hommachi, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8122, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara > Nara Station
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 30 hotels in Nara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Nikko Nara 4*
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