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Nara Hotel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“new wing”(36 reviews)
“high ceilings”(18 reviews)
“old world”(11 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a grand, formal hotel that seems designed mainly for wealthy business people. It offers very spacious, attractive rooms, a distinguished atmosphere, and an attentive staff. But honestly, we felt slightly uncomfortable with its stiff, posh formality. Maybe you'll like it better than we...More

1  Thank Leon P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Given its fame, it is worthy of it to stay there for a night or so. But the hotel is just as ordinary as any other big, luxury hotel. The hall way looks old. Interior is good but nothing special. I was hoping to walk...More

Thank Jiang-Beijing
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Staying in the new wing (room 3111). The bathroom is outdated and needs a new bath (rust patches on side panel and peeling paint on bath). The breakfast experience was disappointing. I ordered a Western breakfast which lacked included alternatives to meat, such as fish...More

1  Thank GrantLindsay
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Nara. It has wonderful atmosphere of one of the great traveller hotels from the early 1900s - aged timbers, grand spaces and attentive staff. The rooms are a comfortable blend of Japanese and European influence. Our bathroom was...More

Thank mossy7204
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The hotel came highly recommended by a friend who is a local. It lived up to its reputation of a grand old dame: you can see photos of royalty, past dignitaries, celebrities (and Einstein!) who had stayed there before. The only disappointment was that the...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$158 - US$1,466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nara
#2 Business Hotel in Nara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$158 - US$1,466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nara
#2 Business Hotel in Nara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Traveller (671)
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FahdKIS
26 October 2016|
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Response from Keiko P | Reviewed this property |
yes across the road there is a couple of shops n restaurants. Also main shopping area with famous mochi shops about 15 min walk back towards town. I had a great kaiseki meal in a restaurant in the mall. I cant remember the... More
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Trevor L
28 December 2015|
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Response from Mercury752 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as we were there in the Fall. It is right next to a large park and there are trees everywhere in Nara; however, you would need to check with a local to find out when and where blossoming occurs. They have an... More
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"2/F at old wing. New wing has larger room and toilet than old wing."
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"Choose a room in the original building"
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"direct book"
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"I would choose a room in the older part of the hotel."
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