Nara Hotel

1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara-Shi, Nara, Japan, 630-8301  show map
 4 stars
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Nara Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The classic Nara Hotel is rated 4 stars and offers accommodation overlooking Nara Park. The hotel opened in 1909 and since then remains an example of traditional architecture in Nara.

The vicinity of a bus stop lets you explore Byakugoji Temple, Hannyaji Temple and Gokoin with no difficulty. 30 minutes away from Nara city center.

The hotel is situated near museums, a temple and historic sites.

40km to Itami airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 125 bright rooms appointed with a minibar, a mini-refrigerator, a private balcony, a laptop-size safe and individual climate control. All of the rooms have a beautiful view over the park. They are equipped with an electric kettle, a fridge and coffee/tea makers.

Eat

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. At the gastronomic restaurant guests can enjoy Japanese cuisine. Tea can be savored in the garden bar.

Services

The hotel offers a cloakroom, a luggage storage and currency exchange; wedding services, room service and bicycle rental are also provided.

Relax

Spa facilities at Nara Hotel include a wellness center and shiatsu massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   129.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Golf course
  • Spa center
  • Shiatsu massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of JPY 2310 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of JPY 5940 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Nara Hotel Nara location
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Hotel Address:

1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara-Shi, Nara, Japan, 630-8301

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City Center
  • Nara
    2.7km
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    38.1km
  • Kobe (UKB)
    56.0km
Restaurants
  • Parco (cuisine: Japanese)
    150 m
  • Main Dining Room Mikasa (cuisine: French)
    220 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    129

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Rooms and availability

Nara Hotel Park Wing Twin Room
Park Wing Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 26m2
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This twin room has air conditioning, bathrobe and electric kettle.

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    Nara Hotel Spacious Modern Wing Twin RoomNara Hotel Spacious Modern Wing Twin RoomNara Hotel Spacious Modern Wing Twin Room
    Spacious Modern Wing Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 33m2
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    A spacious modern room offering views over the courtyard.

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      Nara Hotel Standard Wing Twin RoomNara Hotel Standard Wing Twin RoomNara Hotel Standard Wing Twin Room
      Standard Wing Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed
      Size: 35m2
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      Features a high ceiling and offers a classical ambience with historic décor. This room has a seating area, minibar and air conditioning.

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        Bed type: 2 Single beds or Twin beds
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        TWIN STANDARD

        Nara Hotel Deluxe Twin RoomNara Hotel Deluxe Twin RoomNara Hotel Deluxe Twin Room
        Deluxe Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds
        Size: 34m2
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        Features modern yet classical facilities and furnishings. This twin room has a satellite TV, seating area and minibar.

        Room facilities
          Nara Hotel Deluxe Wing Twin RoomNara Hotel Deluxe Wing Twin RoomNara Hotel Deluxe Wing Twin Room
          Deluxe Wing Twin Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds
          Size: 51m2
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          This spacious, bright room features a seating area, air conditioning and satellite TV.

          Room facilities
            Nara Hotel Japanese-Style Wing RoomNara Hotel Japanese-Style Wing RoomNara Hotel Japanese-Style Wing Room
            Japanese-Style Wing Room
            Size: 18m2
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            Features a high ceiling and offers a classical ambience with historic décor. Features tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding. This room has a seating area, minibar and air conditioning.

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              Nara Hotel Japanese-Style Wing ResidenceNara Hotel Japanese-Style Wing ResidenceNara Hotel Japanese-Style Wing Residence
              Japanese-Style Wing Residence
              Bed type: 2 Single beds
              Size: 22m2
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              Traditional style room built from Japanese cypress in style of Momoyama period residence.

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                Nara Hotel Real Wing SuiteNara Hotel Real Wing SuiteNara Hotel Real Wing Suite
                Real Wing Suite
                Size: 127m2
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                Features luxurious interior and a historic ambience. This very spacious suite features a seating area, air conditioning and electric kettle.

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                  Nara Hotel Luxury Wing SuiteNara Hotel Luxury Wing SuiteNara Hotel Luxury Wing Suite
                  Luxury Wing Suite
                  Size: 66m2
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                  Features luxurious interior and a historic ambience. This suite has air conditioning, seating area and minibar.

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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Nara Hotel Nara location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara-Shi, Nara, Japan, 630-8301

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Nara
                      2.7km
                    Airports
                    • Itami (ITM)
                      38.1km
                    • Kobe (UKB)
                      56.0km
                    Restaurants
                    • Parco (cuisine: Japanese)
                      150 m
                    • Main Dining Room Mikasa (cuisine: French)
                      220 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Number of rooms:
                      129

                    Hotel Awards

                    JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNaraNara Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Japan

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                    Nara Hotel Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Popular areas

                    • City Center - 2.6km

                    Local Attractions

                    • Byakugoji Temple - 1.9km
                      392 Byakugoji-cho, Nara
                    • Hannyaji Temple - 2.3km
                      221 Hannyajicho, Nara
                    • Kairyuoji Temple - 2.9km
                      897 Hokkejikitamachi, Nara
                    • Wakakusa Hill - 2.2km
                    • Futaiji Temple - 2.5km
                      517 Horencho, Nara

                    Near the hotel

                    • Meisho Daijoin Teien Museum - 260 m
                      1083-1 Takabatakecho, Nara
                    • Gangoji Temple - 310 m
                      11 Chuincho, Nara
                    • Kojindo - 460 m
                      14 Nishinoshinyacho, Nara
                    • Nara National Museum - 500 m
                    • Sarusawa-ike - 290 m
                    • Kofukuji Temple - 370 m
                    • Nara Machi Museum - 460 m
                      14 Nishinoshinyacho, Nara

                    Restaurants Nearby

                    • Parco - 150 m

                      Address: 1-1 Tsurufukuincho
                      Phone: +81 742-26-8885

                      66% likes this, based on 7 reviews
                      Cuisine: Japanese

                    • Kikusuiro - 210 m

                      Address: 1130 Takabata-cho,
                      Phone: +81 742-23-2038

                      83% likes this, based on 4 reviews

                    • Kana Kana - 290 m

                      Address: 13 Kunodo-cho
                      Phone: +81 742-22-3214

                      73% likes this, based on 44 reviews

                    • Main Dining Room Mikasa - 220 m

                      Address: Takabatakecho
                      Phone: +81 742-26-3300

                      90% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                      Cuisine: French
                      Price Range: CAD 41 - CAD 66

                    • Yofuresutoran Kikusui - 210 m

                      Address: 1130 Takabatakecho
                      Phone: +81 742-23-2007

                      79% likes this, based on 33 reviews
                      Cuisine: French
                      Price Range: CAD 41 - CAD 66

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Number of rooms:
                      129

                    Hotel Awards

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                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Japan

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                    Nara Hotel Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Nara Hotel

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      Old feel of hotel's original wing

                    • Group of friends
                      8.8

                      a very beautiful historic building at a perfect location, very close to the most traditional part of nara. and hotel itself is actually just like a park. you can even see deers just outside your window in the morning. all staff are extremely nice and patient and the service is pretty good. and the lounge at first floor is also recommendable.

                      the facilities are relatively old regarding the price. room not so big.

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      Very good location for sightseeing (grab a taxi to/from the train station if you arrive/leave by train). Very polite and helpful (English speaking) staff. Spotless room, comfortable bed. Will stay again if I ever visit the city again.

                      No wifi in rooms (wifi in lounges/reception, cable in room) is the only negative thing i can think about. :-)

                    • Family with children
                      4.2

                      Near the park

                      Staff is not helpful and kindly as asual in Japan. Price is high and dinner or breakfeast are overpriced (more than 100 euros for a dinner) Bathroom is very old fashion (in modern part of the hotel!)

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      What can I say that hasn't been said before? Amazing hotel in an amazing location. Comfortable, clean, friendly and luxurious. Our stay here was the highlight of our trip to Japan. Like others have said here, go with the old wing! It added another rich layer onto our positive experience in Nara. (We did the breakfast, worth it... every yen...).

                      I didn't like the fact that we couldn't stay longer... or move in permanently.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Room was great. Very comfortable.

                      I thought the location was great, it being near the Kintetsu Nara station. Unfortunately, while the hotel isn't far from the hustle and bustle of Nara, to get there you need to climb quite a few flights of stairs. I was sweating, in autumn weather, by the time I reached the hotel. Not for the independent traveller. The staff were generally helpful but most are not able to converse in English.

                    • Single
                      6.6

                      Surprisingly good knowledge of English in the hotel and the city

                      Mildew in the outdated bathroom

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      This was the second visit for me in a couple of months, the first with my American friends and the second with my wife. The classic wooden building with the scenery of ancient City of Nara matched with warm hospitality of hotel employees satisfied more than expected for both of my party.

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      It is well located, and has an interesting history.

                      1. The room was rather cramped and old-fashioned. There was no view at all. For the price, I was expecting something much better. The room contained no instructions, and I had to hunt to find the socket for the wired internet. The response on that antiquated system was very slow indeed. I think the hotel is in need of a major upgrade. I came from a superb hotel in Kobe, which was half the price, and much better all round. 2. The French meals in the restaurant were very expensive, and for a European, one does not travel to Japan to eat French food. 3. There was poor sound insulation, and I could hear guests in adjoining rooms. 3. I was surprised that the staff did not help with the luggage, after I checked out and had to walk, with it to the bus-stop, some distance away.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Nara Hotel is a grand old hotel set in one of Japan's most historic and beautiful sights. The meticulously kept grounds and hotel along with the gracious and helpful staff combined to make our first visit to Japan unforgettable. Staying here is worth it for the ambience alone but the welcome extended to us by the staff exceeded even that.

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      Very helpful staff and beautiful building. Nice location near the park and walking distances to all attractions. The history of this hotel also makes it very unique.

                      No lift in the building.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      Location is unmatched. It is right on the edge of the Nara park, a day long sight-seeing venue in itself. Also the building itself has an "old" feeling to it if you're into that kind of thing.

                      Staff courtesy was almost too much. Painful to watch.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Excellent service with quality everything

                      Lack of Internet access but they quickly changed our room and it was then available

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      Enjoyed the old charm and ambience of this delightful hotel. The location enabled us to walk to the sights in Nara and not too far to the main centre. The staff were obliging and helpful too.

                      The bathroom was a bit too small.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Over 100 years of history. You can walk the same halls as Einstein, Chaplin, and Helen Keller.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Nara Hotel Nara location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara-Shi, Nara, Japan, 630-8301

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Nara
                      2.7km
                    Airports
                    • Itami (ITM)
                      38.1km
                    • Kobe (UKB)
                      56.0km
                    Restaurants
                    • Parco (cuisine: Japanese)
                      150 m
                    • Main Dining Room Mikasa (cuisine: French)
                      220 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Number of rooms:
                      129

                    Hotel Awards

                    JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNaraNara Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Japan

                    Use Badge

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