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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all when I was there to check in none of them spoke English. They had to bring 3 persons before the check in was done. The rooms as small but fine. The bathroom was old and not clean. Last problem was the breakfast. Worst I have seen ever. I do not go back to this hotel ever.

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Thank Stefan F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommend this hotel. Very close to Nara station. Only about 10 minutes walk from the station The rooms are small but clean. Coin laundry at the hotel if you need. Very friendly staff. You can see the plattforms from the windows at the hotel. Very central hotel close to Nara tourist center..

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Thank Sören N
Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I'm so split aboit this hotel. The price is so reasonable, 11.000 yen per room in Nara is equal to nothing. The room was a bit small but still ok. Old, but clean. I don't remember to have noticed anything wrong. BUT the breakfast man... that was a torture. We've been there for 5 days amd have eaten EVERY morning... More 

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Sacramento, California
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471 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Our last hotel before we left Japan was this one. We arrived after 3 so we could easily check in. The staff was nice and spoke English well. The lobby was small but had some reading material, even some in English, and a small "convenience" shelf that had 100 yen stuff, some of which was cheaper than at the stores... More 

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Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Best selling point: Location. It's just a short walk outside JR Nara Station. There're also a few minimarts nearby. The hotel and room was quite outdated, however was reasonably clean. Bedroom was a bit small, but it was ok just for one night. Staff was quite helpful with our questions and spoke English very well.

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Thank Selina K
New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We were here for just one night, and it was ok for that. The room was small, even for Japanese hotels, with the smallest cubicle bathroom I have ever seen in a hotel. The air conditioning did not work, and so the room heated up very quickly. We slept with the window open. Fortunately Nara is pretty quiet. The fittings... More 

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Thank GrayFH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

For what you pay not ideal, average breakfast and room but very friendly staff. Closer to all the relevant attractions and very handy for the train station. Would probably look elsewhere next time as a lot of choice available. Must do better.

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Thank Doug P
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you like Japanese breakfast of course. Our "semi double" room was as tiny as expected, but good enough. Service of receptionists was very correct, and some English was spoken. Close to train station but rather far from the attractions. We rent a bike for a day, which is the way to go in Nara I think

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

On a trip in Japan with family, its easy to lose yourself when the days and hotels start to merge into one exciting buzz, this day started well at the Sun Hotel at Nara, its just a couple of minutes from the station and we could see the sign from the platform which was helpful in the dark. Our room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The location is convenient, not far from the train station. The room was reasonably clean. But it was so tiny that you had to go outside to change your mind. And the porno ads in the desk drawer originally made me winder if I had stumbled upon a love hotel. Turned out I hadn't, but still. ... I was glad... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Sun Hotel Nara

Address: 4-21 Sanjohonmachi, Nara 630-8122, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara > Nara Station
Price Range: $67 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sun Hotel Nara 3*
Number of rooms: 175
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