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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I was expecting a fairytale hotel..... Seen from the outside it's beautiful, it's history is amazing, but it is very very extremely poorly maintained. The carpet is old, faded and dirty, the furniture is scratched and worn out, the walls are dirty, hallways are...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

A trip through time to another era. Wonderful hospitality. Beautiful hotel filled with history - many highlights of which are on display. Our room was in the old building - by request. We wanted to experience all the charm of high ceilings, dark wood paneling,...More

Thank waltma92
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nara hotel is a historical hotel built in the meiji period (end of 19th century when Japan opened itself to the world, architecture is a mixure of Victorian and classical japenese style. The hotel certainly need a refurbishement but actualy the lack of it make...More

Thank mathiash72
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Nara Hotel is in a very nice setting with easy access to the town and attractions. The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful, we stayed for 1 night bed & breakfast,there was a good choice on the menu and the food was really...More

Thank Sam G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We stayed at this hotel for one night during a two-week tour of Japan. The building is charming and historic - we were even presented with a small booklet about the history of the place (in Japanese). It is located on top of a hill,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$135 - US$526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 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$135 - US$526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 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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Fahd K
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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"In the new wing try to avoid level three which is actually the lowest level and close to a footpath."
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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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