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Hotel New Wakasa

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Hong Kong, China
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366 reviews
360 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 679 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The positives *Great service from the staff (this would be the main reason why I rate them a 4), I decided to book this hotel (and Nara) literally only 2 days before the stay and called the hotel to book the 3 Michelin Wa Yamamura for me, they were able to get me a reservation with zero fuss. Arrived early... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is simply awesome, they helped us in everything even when the communication wasn't perfect.the rooms are traditional, splendidly clean and overlooking the hills with wooden bathtub on the room balcony to enjoy a relaxing bath with wine or sake late at night..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Check in at 15:00 and check out at 10:00. Would be nice to sleep in before such an early checkout. Would've taken the breakfast package, but would have to wake up even earlier. Although rooms had a feeling of authenticity, it felt more like a chain hotel. Staff with headsets, took a picture with the fluffy toys, moved along for... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We stayed here for one night while on a family trip to Nara (wish I could have stayed a week!). The welcome from the staff was superb, tour of the property, rooms, and dining areas, made us feel at home. The hotel is beautiful, classically Japanese, no detail is spared from the in room tatami mat bed room, to the... More 

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Paris, France
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32 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Nice hotel, with a small but pleasant onsen on the groundfloor. However, my room was smaller than expected and not very comfortable. Very good service though. And great location to visit Nara (only 10 minutes walking to the park)

Thank alex m
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Very well located next to the Nara park and at walking distance from all main attractions, sites and restaurants. The size of the room is decent as they remove the sleeping tatamis during the day. Breakfast is ok but there is no flexibility on timing and they call you 3 times if you are late! The same for check-out at... More 

Thank Bernard D
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Location is not too far from the park but still a good distance to walk on hot summer day. It was not worth the food & board package- not impressed with dining room set-up (canteen feel), food and even their public bath, for the prices they charged. Most, but not all staff were nice and helpful. Their tourist maps were... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

A short taxi ride from the JR station, but more importantly a very short walk from the park. The room was clean and pleasant and the staff very helpful. The map they gave use was excellent, giving a really good route to and through the park going to the less crowded and more peaceful areas. Dinner was good, though not... More 

Thank Simon W
London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Found this hotel on Trip Advisor and wasn't disappointed. It is located right on the boundary of the Nara Park. All the temples are located in the park. The hotel was somewhat helpful in providing us with a map of the park and location of the temples --don't miss the Todaiji Temple with the giant Buddas!! I would suggest taking... More 

Thank MacFiveCanada
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

I stayed here recently on a trip to Nara. I found the staff to be extremely helpful. When we arrived, they had a really good map of the area ready for us (very helpful) and also gave us cold fruit tea (I forget if it was orange or lemon) that was delicious. It was very hot when we arrived and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotel New Wakasa

Address: 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara 630-8274, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: $145 - $684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel New Wakasa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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