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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

The pictures on here don't reflect the Ryokans outside. It has been updated and looks very traditional in dark wood. It's modern with ryokan twists. Our room was Japanese style which was great, aside from the round vvv bright lights and that gave it a clinical feel. Lamps would be better. The bathroom was one of those that seems have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Room had very strong smells and noise from restaurant kitchen below. Air con not working. Was not able to connect to wifi (I am IT geek). Front desk could not speak English and gave lobby only wifi access codes. About 10 minute walk from Nara JR station to hotel. Tip: can take Bus #2 from Nara JR... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Right off a shopping street with plenty of restaurants and cafes. Very convenient for the sights of Nara as well as rail travel. Rooms are multi-bed, but tired and the air conditioning is noisy. Well equipped though. A functional recommendation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Very affordable and in a good location. Price is okay on what it looks like, room is a tatami. Very clean, hard pillows tho. Near attraction places :) located near the market so you can go down and eat or buy things you need like toiletries. Nara is a beautiful place, will definitely visit again. Temples are nice. Don't forget... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a relatively modern hotel with ryokan style rooms. It looks very tired but the room was quite comfortable. The location is very convenient but if you are travelling using a JR pass the nearest station is not on the JR line so you have to pay to use that line. The JR station is a 10/15 minute walk... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We stayed here for just 2 nights luckily during our 2 week holiday in Japan. We walked past the place twice looking for the entrance as it is on the covered over shopping/restaurant street, and even people working in the nearby shops didn't know where it was. On arrival there was a sign on the counter in Japanese but no... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Odd location, it's located on a shopping street. Rooms are nice, but there's no view. I opened the window and looked into a wall about 3 feet away. The public bath is ok.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2010

We paid about USD 130 for the room per night and felt totally ripped off. First of all, this 'ryokan' is located in a covered shopping mall - so you can forget about any charming entrance. Once you step in, the 'lobby' is dark and shady, with some strange decorations of Japanese armoury etc. The hallway is dark and there... More 

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Address: 9 Higashimukinakamachi, Nara 630-8215, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara > Nara Station
Price Range: $115 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tenpyo Ryokan 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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