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Hotel New Wakasa

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Nara should be on everyone's bucket list. Hotel New Wakasa is a great place to stay. It's walking distance to everything such as shoping or eating.the staff are so friendly and helpful they go out of their way to help.

1Thank Mina R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was extremely helpful. The accommodations were delightful and the food was delicious. This is a hotel I will stay at for my next visit to the Nara Prefecture. It's location was perfect to all the must see attractions and close to the shopping district. I highly encourage anyone staying in Nara to stay at the Hotel New Wakasa!

1Thank Jason S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Nara should be on everyone's bucket list. Hotel New Wakasa is the ideal place to stay. It's walking distance to everything worth visiting, buying and eating and the staff are so friendly and helpful they go out of their way to help. We had two Japanese style rooms in the Annexe. The kids had 305 and adults...

1Thank Mac-Mann1
Pasadena, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wakasa is a small accommodation on a local street in Nara. Breakfast and dinner were delicious with wonderful food. Bathrooms had Shisedo products and spacious shower/bath area. Decor could be updated but overall a nice stay with helpful staff.

Thank half-life2
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay, very helpful and accommodating staff. Extremely welcomed on arrival, greeted us friendlily. Rooms are neat and clean, onsen is small but quiet with very few people. Shower room is very spacious with personal space. Breakfast is delicious, very traditional. All in all, wonderful. Made us feel home. Highly recommended.

Thank chimeneu
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We visited Nara for one day while travelling Japan and it was one of the best days of the holiday, the city is wonderful and this hotel was the perfect place to stay there. The hotel is set near the parks in the older area of the city, we were a bit suspicious walking towards it but when we found...

Thank AndrewJones223
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The hotel is closely located to Nara park, which is ideal for sightsseing but not so close to Naramachi, where the restaurants and a decent nightlife is situated. The hotel sits next to a main street which is somewhat noisy and which can be heard from the rooms and the surrounding of the hotel is not very attractive. After a...

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I have included pictures of the evening meal we had at this hotel It was not cheap but it was still very good value The service is excellent and although a little tricky to find initially it is well located near Nara Park where most of the best sight seeing is located

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Clean nice traditional.japanese hotel.experience friendly staff traditional rooms with private bath but also a public bathhouse close to sites and park about a mile from train station and around the corner from 711

Thank Matt G
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Staff try to be nice but not very successfully. Very restrictive with meal times. Really far away from JR Nara St. bu quite near to the Todaiji. Room was very big in traditional japanese style, onsen were nice and they give you a 'yukata' to stay in the hotel. Abundant kaiseki meals (breakfast and dinner). They give you deer cookies...

Thank MI_Gio_89

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Additional Information about Hotel New Wakasa

Address: 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara 630-8274, Nara Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: $195 - $519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel New Wakasa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“direction west is off the main and noisy road”
 of 5 bubbles 811WalterS, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a nice room because they definitely have some !”
 of 5 bubbles 894mathiasm, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Park view is better”
 of 5 bubbles 104bernardd, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The japanese style Roms are very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles baerli-bu, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“For foreigners, take the Traditional room for the experience.”
 of 5 bubbles joonasp20, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
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