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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights on a weekend on Fri 21/10 & Sat 22/10. We were surprised how close the property is from the train station & the host has kept the place really clean & well maintained. The place is located next to a shopping street but at a very quiet tucked away residential lane way. You'll probably...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Can't find better deal for clean , new place in the heart of Nara. Best thing was the room could accommodate a family of 4 as the beds were bunk. This arrangement allowed for more space to walk and put bags. Felt more spacious. Kids loved the bunks as it gave them a private space/tent. Each bed has curtains for...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had a small and authentic japanese room. 2 foldable beds with a small table and 2 chairs (actually, sitting on the floor) Toillet and shower as all in Japan, efficiënt and functional with diff options. The host was very very helpfull, and speaks good english. It's close to some nice restaurants, bars, shoppingmall and trainstation. A good place to...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at June's guesthouse and were pleasantly surprised. The price is very reasonable and we had a quiet night's sleep compared to other guesthouse in the area. June is polite and helpful, and the facilities are extremely good value. Would recommend this to friends.

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

We booked the room with private bath and toilet. Good mix of traditional Japanese tatami with modern elements. The owner speaks good English and gave us good introduction of nearby restaurants. The location is walking distance to attractions (Nara park) and major transportation hubs (we used Kintetsu to compute from / to Osaka and Kyoto). Since it's a hostel (aside...

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

Very Clean. Modern. Access to a refrigerator and a kitchen with toaster oven, microwave, oven, dishes and the like. Good AC with dehumidifier for dying out after the rain. Best Wifi in Japan. Very near to shopping and many many restaurants.

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The owner Jun-san is very friendly and helpful. He gave us a Nara map and explain to us where to see cherry blossom and recommend some local delicacies to us as well. The hotel has very modern feel, small but very comfortable setup. It is well maintained and very clean. Walking distance from train station, and quite near to shopping...

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Marikina City, Rizal, Philippines
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I have only good words for this Japanese Guest House. The pictures posted online is really the actual facility. It is clean within a quiet and safe neighborhood. Only 5 minutes walk from Kintetsu Nara Station and near the ancient temples of Nara. We booked for 5 nights a traditional Japanese bedroom good for 4 persons. It has a private...

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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

If you are keen for a quiet Japanese guesthouse experience, this is a great option. Close to everything, the owner is extremely helpful and his English is very good, and the rooms are cozy. Highly recommended for the budget traveler. There is a kitchen as well if you are keen to make your own food to save a few bucks.

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Reviewed 23 December 2015

Great Location, Only 15 mins walk from Nara Train Station.The room and lavatory are clean.Well English spoken staff ,polite and helpful.Very good budget accommodation in downtown Nara. ห้องพักราคาประหยัด สะอาดมาก และทันสมัย อยู่ไม่ไกลจากสถานีนาหระ พนักงานสุภาพและพูดภาษาอังกฤษได้ดี สะดวกต่อการเดินทางไปเยี่ยมชมสถานที่ท่องเที่ยว

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Address: 1-5 Kamisanjocho, Nara 630-8228, Nara Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: $68 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guesthouse Iki 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“go for bunks if you don't like sleeping on floor”
 of 5 bubbles namabeer, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“bunk bed in room is good and we still have more space to put our suitcases”
 of 5 bubbles 103jank, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room with ensuit bathroom, no smoking property.”
 of 5 bubbles Navara68, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Double room is big and clean!”
 of 5 bubbles noirp2015, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Bunks were handy for the kids and provided more privacy than a Tatami family room.”
 of 5 bubbles R8622FVhelenb, 16 Jan 2015 | Read review
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