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ML International Hostel

2-11-1-5F Shibatsujicho, Nara 630-8114, Nara Prefecture
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in this hostel for 2 nights in Sept and it was a brilliant stay. We arrived extremely late and were worried that no one would be there to check us in but after emailing them to let them know they stayed up to see us in. The dorm is spacious with curtains and lights. The staff are extremely helpful... More 

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Solo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I went to Nara for 3 days and I stayed here for 2 nights. This hostel was really close to station. Only 1 minute by walking. This hostel provided full kitchen utensils so you can make your own breakfast and lunch. Clean and cozy. Ah ya, it has washing machine too for free

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Thank Mita U
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Super Convenient! Situated right next to the train station, and local eateries nearby. Owner was kind and made sure we were good to go. ***the train is loud until 12:30 am. If you don't mind this ,then it's quite a steal for the price! I would stay here again,definitely.

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Thank Kevin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We actually planned to stay here for 2 night but then randomly decided that we stay here for 3 nights because nara and the hostel are really amazing. The owners are really flexible so it wasn't a big deal. There's free bread for breakfast and coffee + tea. The kitchen is rather small but that doesn't really matter because you... More 

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Jena, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Convenient location: It's 15 minutes from the main train stations and one of the main temples. The hostel is more like a big room of beds next to a smaller room that is living room and kitchen. It's super small. The owner and staff are very nice and helpful. Could be cleaner. But was an ok stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This hostel is very small and tucked away at the top of an inconspicuous building. However, once you get there the owner is really friendly and helpful (and speaks very good English), the hostel itself is extremely clean, the bunks are sturdy and clean, and you get fresh sheets to put on the beds yourself so you know they have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in high season in November and the owner Kosuke was one of the nicest people I met in Japan. Every Friday he has made an appointment with some of the young locals to show his guests around in Nara. And all for free. This is a great way to see the city and to meet some locals. I... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Is a great place to stay if you want to have a location next to train station (is very convenience for your departure to next attraction). Very limited beds here but a big space for your luggage :D If you decide to try cooking some ramen, do it here! There's a kitchen available and offer simple breakfast. I love this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

A very small but so cozy hostel. The beds have double matrasses which makes them the softest bed in Japan. The guy running the place was very nice and helpful. I felt very much at home here and would recommend this place to anybody staying in Nara!

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We enjoyed 2 nights here under the hospitality of Kosuke who greeted us and made a nice pot of tea when we arrived and introduced us to the other guests. The hostel is 8 beds in one large room, each with a privacy blind and reading light. There is also a small locker each for your valuables. The experience is... More 

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