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    10 Kasugano-cho, Nara 630-8212, Nara Prefecture
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    1 - 5 of 48 reviews

    Reviewed April 19, 2017

    This is just a delightful ryokan. The hosts were gracious. The room was clean and comfortable. (We did have probably the best room, at the end of the walkway with our own bath and toilet.) The food was just incredible -- elegant, tasteful, and very...More

    Thank tonyrnyc
    Reviewed November 15, 2016

    Luckily this was our first Ryokan experience and it got much better after this one. When we first arrived, we felt like we were an imposition. The furniture was torn and tattered, the whole place felt old and dingy. It was freezing in our bedroom...More

    Thank lindajgh
    Reviewed November 5, 2016

    On a positive note, the location is great. You're right in the center of all the roaming deer and a stone's throw away from the Todaiji Temple. From the moment we arrived we didn't feel a warm reception. Unlike every other location that has helped...More

    Thank DebbieIrwin
    Reviewed August 11, 2016

    On any trip to Japan it's worth going to Kankaso or other similar high-end ryokan in the countryside. Staying at Kankaso feels like staying in an amazing, large, 100yr-old Japanese home. This place is totally Japan - as authentic feeling as it gets. Like many...More

    3  Thank Adam S
    Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at this ryokan as part of our honeymoon for 1 night in Nara. We booked it as it had such good reviews on trip advisor, but unfortunately it did not meet our expectations. It is in an amazing location, right in the deer...More

    2  Thank LottieJPop
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    • $162 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #13 Top resorts Hotel in Nara
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    June H
    February 7, 2015|
    Response from Brianmarcel | Reviewed this property |
    Hi June, I booked with Japanes Guesthouses. Good service and information. During our holiday in Japan we stayed at 3 ryokans. Kankaso in Nara was perfect. Authentic, very good food and very friendly staf. The location is... More
    January 18, 2015|
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    Response from Brianmarcel | Reviewed this property |
    Try japanese guest houses. For enquiries and booking. We booked the ryokans with them.
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    "Look for a different ryokan."
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    "Get a room adjacent to the garden with the private toilet"
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    "We had a first floor room with nice views over courtyards"
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    "Stair cases to the 2nd floor are quite steep. The "Little Deer" suite connected by an outdoor..."
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