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Guesthouse Iki

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A simple, convenient place to stay in Nara. Great advice on where to go and where to eat (best food in Japan)! The bikes were a hit. We stayed for two nights & always felt welcome. Thanks Iki! We loved our stay.

Thank Robbie K
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

+ very friendly and polite owner + very good located, in walking distance to all the sightseeings and train / bus station + very clean + felt home all the time + biggest double bed we had in Japan + owner has perfect Insider infos for restaurants etc. + we stayed 2 nights and still didn't see it all

Thank Haingiel
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Pros: The location is great, right next to shops and restaurants and a quick walk to the park with the beautiful deer. There aren't many rooms. We had an ensuite bathroom and were given a free upgrade to our own double which was great. Quiet & clean. Staff were super friendly and gave us a map of the area. Cons:...

Thank Danii1987
kuala lumpur
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were looking for a simple inexpensive accommodation in Nara for a night. We needed it to be conveniently located as we would be spending most of our time out taking in the city's cultural and historical sights. Never stayed in a guesthouse before but we liked what we saw from the pics posted on TA. It's accurate. While it...

Thank ECKLKualaLumpur
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights on a weekend on Fri 21/10 & Sat 22/10. We were surprised how close the property is from the train station & the host has kept the place really clean & well maintained. The place is located next to a shopping street but at a very quiet tucked away residential lane way. You'll probably...

Thank Steven H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Can't find better deal for clean , new place in the heart of Nara. Best thing was the room could accommodate a family of 4 as the beds were bunk. This arrangement allowed for more space to walk and put bags. Felt more spacious. Kids loved the bunks as it gave them a private space/tent. Each bed has curtains for...

Thank namabeer
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a small and authentic japanese room. 2 foldable beds with a small table and 2 chairs (actually, sitting on the floor) Toillet and shower as all in Japan, efficiënt and functional with diff options. The host was very very helpfull, and speaks good english. It's close to some nice restaurants, bars, shoppingmall and trainstation. A good place to...

Thank Elmar S
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at June's guesthouse and were pleasantly surprised. The price is very reasonable and we had a quiet night's sleep compared to other guesthouse in the area. June is polite and helpful, and the facilities are extremely good value. Would recommend this to friends.

Thank WillHR
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We booked the room with private bath and toilet. Good mix of traditional Japanese tatami with modern elements. The owner speaks good English and gave us good introduction of nearby restaurants. The location is walking distance to attractions (Nara park) and major transportation hubs (we used Kintetsu to compute from / to Osaka and Kyoto). Since it's a hostel (aside...

Thank Lujun F
Reviewed April 8, 2016

Very Clean. Modern. Access to a refrigerator and a kitchen with toaster oven, microwave, oven, dishes and the like. Good AC with dehumidifier for dying out after the rain. Best Wifi in Japan. Very near to shopping and many many restaurants.

Thank Rikk F
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Additional Information about Guesthouse Iki

Address: 1-5 Kamisanjocho, Nara 630-8228, Nara Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: $49 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guesthouse Iki 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“go for bunks if you don't like sleeping on floor”
namabeer, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“bunk bed in room is good and we still have more space to put our suitcases”
103jank, Dec 9, 2015 | Read review
“Room with ensuit bathroom, no smoking property.”
Navara68, Nov 12, 2015 | Read review
“Double room is big and clean!”
noirp2015, Mar 24, 2015 | Read review
“Bunks were handy for the kids and provided more privacy than a Tatami family room.”
R8622FVhelenb, Jan 16, 2015 | Read review
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