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1096 Takabatake-cho, Nara 630-8301 Nara Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at Nara Hotel about 4 times in total, until our recent trip (this month) in the old section. We have really enjoyed the charm and service, and the foibles of the old section which has a lot of character....More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Peter M
Response from teamKK2, Manager at Nara HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Peter M Thank you very much for your recent stay with us, and for taking your valuable time to write the review. We apologize for the cigarettes smell in the room.We have both the smoking room and the non-smoking room and I'm afraid that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't much choice for luxury hotels in Nara so discerning travellers will probably end up here with some inevitability. I would certainly not stay here again, having been billed £505 for a serious no-thrills room, unless they upped their service level and put in...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank hazlebury
Response from teamKK2, Manager at Nara HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear hazlebury Thank you for your recent stay with us at Nara Hotel. We apologize for that you were not satisfied with this stay. We will continue to make efforts to improve our service, and hope you will consider staying with us again. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an older hotel but has so much charm and character. It’s a bit of a walk from the deer park and temple areas but quite worth it. It has a nice restaurant and bar however be prepared to spend as it’s a tad...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank tubbagoogoo
Response from teamKK2, Manager at Nara HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear tubbagoogoo Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Nara Hotel. It is a great pleasure to receive your compliment and to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your compliment about the room and our staff. We will...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Reasonably well located for the park and sights (a 15 min walk) Nara hotel offers some old world charm in parts, unfortunately for us there was a lot of work going on in the old part but I’m sure it will be worth it when...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lena G
Response from teamKK2, Manager at Nara HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Lena G Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Nara Hotel. The renovation process for aseismic reinforcement on the 100-year old wooden Main Building is from the spring of 2017 to around the autumn of 2019. During renovation, we will close some...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

The Nara hotel is a renowned heritage property but perhaps due to the staff being a bit aloof our stay was disappointing. The room in the new wing was well appointed and spacious. The location is convenient from town as well as park where the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank sanjayd82
Response from teamKK2, Manager at Nara HotelResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Sanjay D Thank you very much for your recent stay with us, and for taking your valuable time to write the review. We apologize for our service did not meet your expectations this time.We will strengthen the staff's education and provide better service. We...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
129
Price range
US$136 - US$1,399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
129
Price range
US$136 - US$1,399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
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Fahd K
October 26, 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
December 27, 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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Room Tips
"Old section is the way to go. Rooms small but fun"
petermQ4518AD
3 weeks ago
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"Book online to get reasonable prices. Ask to see the room first."
hazlebury
3 weeks ago
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"the main building is older, and parts of the building are currently undergoing construction to protect from..."
KS2964
Sep. 29, 2018
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"In the new wing try to avoid level three which is actually the lowest level and close to a footpath."
Eurofolk
Apr. 6, 2018
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