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Hotobil

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181-15 Kainozukacho, Nara 630-8142, Nara Prefecture
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Vernon, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We just left Hotobil this morning and I couldn't wait to write a review, because this place was wonderful! If you are looking for peace and quiet, comfort, privacy, and incredible food, then Hotobil is the perfect guest house for you. On the day we arrived we were greeted with a iced-macha treat and it was wonderful! Breakfast in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This was a lovely part of our stay in Japan and a good experience to stay in a Japanese style tatami room (ie. on futons on the floor that you roll out each night). There are two rooms, a small one and a large one. As a family with two adults and two kids, we stayed in the larger room.... More 

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Tehran Province, Iran
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

It was amazing wonderful enjoyful part of our trip. If I had the experience which I have now for sure I would have booked all staying days there.Lovely host always smile in her face remind us our grandmothers. The things which made our stay perfect: Good location near city loop bus in different directions also direct to Nara Jr station... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a perfect accomodation for a couple or a small group of traveller who is looking to get away from the crowd and really sink in the beauty of Nara. Free parking is provided next to the vegetable garden and the house is only about 20 minutes walk from the famous Nara park. The landlady was very friendly and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Our tatami room was perfect for the three of us for 2 nights. The breakfasts (we asked that both be Japanese breakfasts) were beautiful and delicious. Our hostess was so helpful, seriously nothing was too much trouble. The old Nara is right there, bath houses, merchants history art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Lovely landlady with beautiful breakfast! Quiet and friendly neighbor hood. Close to Nara park, short walking to local restraunts. Roads are narrow and complex no suitable for big cars if u self driving. Great place to experience local life style. Recommended!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Although my family and I were not very used to the Japanese style of sitting on the floor, the super friendly landlady Ms. Mieko and her full-of-love breakfast absolutely made this trip an unforgettable sweet memory!!Nara is a city full of lovely kind people and magnificent views~If you want to experience the true Japanese-style life, then Hotel Hotobil is highly... More 

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China
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We stayed in Japanese style room for 3 nights, which was big enough and very lovely. The house was so clean and full of light. The location of Hotobil was quite convenient, bus stop and Naramachi were in walking distance (around 2 minutes walking), and there were convenient store / supermarket / local restaurants nearby. Mieko was super friendly and... More 

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Thank Luyee
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Lovely little Ryokan, four of us stayed in one room which was fine. The breakfast in the morning was lovely, some of us had the western breakfast and others had the japenese one. Great price for a great little place.

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Frankfurt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Mieko has rented out her two upstairs rooms with a joint bathroom to travellers. She is a lovely lady with very good recommendations and a lot of good maps. Her service is commendable - in the hot summer we were greeted with bowls of shaved ice which was lovely. We recommend Japanese breakfast over the Western option which we saw... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotobil

Address: 181-15 Kainozukacho, Nara 630-8142, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: $141 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotobil 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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