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dijon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful old building in a wonderful street in Nara. They have dorms and private rooms in Japanese style. You can hire bikes to visit the the park and the temples. I can only recommend this place.

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This wooden house has built for over 100 years! how amazing it is! and there're full of the fragrance of wood! Although the floor and the soundproof isn't perfect, it's still a wonderful stay and sleep experience. And you can rent their bike to go the spots you want in a fair price. I think i will visit there again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly, willing hosts. It's a bit odd that the guesthouse completely shuts down between 11AM and 4PM, but you'd be out in the area of Nara anyway. Ask for the restaurants with local food in town and what to do, because they know a lot. Rooms are clean, very very clean. Same as the rest of the house which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

On the southern edge of Naramachi, but convenient for exploring all of Nara's attractions.Shunju-san and Kumiko-san couldn't have been more welcoming, and the calligraphy-themed room overlooking the garden is all you could want for a traditional guesthouse stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

A cracking place to stay in Nara! This traditionally Japanese guesthouse, anywhere else in Japan would demand a far higher nightly fee. As it is, this guesthouse provides fantastic value for money. Located within a beautifully conserved, traditional wooden building, the guesthouse has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. The owners are incredibly hospitable and are only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Location: 5min walk from JR Kiyobate station, 15-20min walk from Kintetsu Nara station. What I like is that there is a family mart and bus stop less than 1min walk north (in fact just across the street), so it is really convenient base to travel from. My parents stayed in another guesthouse 5min from JR Nara station, but I reckon... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed at Naramachi Guesthouse for 3 nights during July 2014, and it was indeed a superb experience. It only took us 20 minutes by bike to the Nara Park. If you are staying at Naramachi Guesthouse, make sure to rent a bike for a day and you won't regret! It was wonderful to cycle around the neighborhood.

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Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We arrived via train and it took us about five minutes to reach Naramachi. The first thing we noticed was the design - it feels rustic and homely, radiating a kind of warmth you'd expect to find at your home. We were shown to our rooms, explained the house rules and given a map of the surrounding area - our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Absolutely charming little hostel. Extremely clean, very friendly staff and a beautiful building. The only downside is that there's only one shower, but so long as you get your name on the rota as soon as you arrive it's not a problem.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I stayed in Naramachi only for 1 night due to short schedule. Beautiful house and very nice experience. Very nice welcoming and warm hospitality. The house is located 3 min walking from the train station (KYOBATE). The rooms are clean and comfortable. I hope to come back one day!

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Additional Information about Naramachi

Address: 30 Kitakyobatecho, Nara 630-8322, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: $23 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Naramachi 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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