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Guesthouse Naramachi

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30 Kitakyobatecho, Nara 630-8322 Nara Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Business Center
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

The Guesthouse Naramachi was so bad that even after an exhausting day of travelling, I immediately set out to find another place to stay. The male owner was very unwelcoming when I arrived, and seemed only interested in getting my payment. When I asked if...More

Thank JapanTrish
Response from Journey810072, オーナー at Guesthouse NaramachiResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JapanTrish Thank you for your valuable opinion through TripAdvisor . You had been reserved a bed in Mixed dormitory on the day before your stay (6th Oct.). We are very sorry that you could not stay at our Guesthouse with feel comfortably. Before check-...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

The stay in the lovely guesthouse was amazing! We had an authentic japanese-style private double room with view to their beautiful garden. It was so quiet and relaxing. The house is over 100 years old and very well maintained. The owner explained to us that...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018

I booked a dorm bed here last-minute after another booking was cancelled. What a lucky twist of fate. My stay was comfortable and fantastically atmospheric, and stands as a highlight of my holiday. The house is a 15-min walk from the station. It’s a century...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

This was the 4th time we have stayed at the guest house. The building is amazing, an authentic Japanese city house and the service is great. The owners are very friendly and I especially enjoy the comfortable futons (doesn't feel like we are sleeping on...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

We stayed for one night during our trip to Nara. If you read nothing else in my review, please just BE CAREFUL WHEN YOU NAVIGATE TO THIS PLACE. There are a lot of places called "Naramachi". This one is "Guesthouse Naramachi" but there is also...More

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Response from ならまちのパパ, オーナー at Guesthouse NaramachiResponded April 24, 2017

Thank you for many comments. Guesthouse Naramachi was built 100 years ago. A famous calligrapher lived in this house. This facility is not a luxury hotel with thick walls that can isolate sounds between rooms. It is a facility where you can experience the accommodation...More

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Guesthouse Naramachi is a hundred years merchant house where a famous calligrapher " Tahara Setsuzan" lived. It is a house of traditional architecture that runs traditional Japanese business. You can learn Japanese More life style by lodging. As this guesthouse is in a downtown you can experience standard rural meals nearby guesthouse! Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$21 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$21 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
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Room & Suite (9)
Dining (2)
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"Rooms on the second floor are warmer"
Jan 23, 2018
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"The private room overlooking the garden is recommended."
Sep 7, 2015
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"Try the traditional Japanese rooms out - very comfortable!"
Jan 31, 2013
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"If you are not by yourself, invest in Room A or B, totally worth it. Quote me on that."
Jan 13, 2013
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