Nara Hotel

1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara, Japan, 630-8301  show map
 4 stars
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Nara Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Spa center

Overview

The 4-star Nara Hotel places guests abound 35 km from To-ji Temple. The hotel was opened in 1909, renovated in 1984 and is housed in a 5-storey building.

The city center is about 30 minutes on foot. A church, a museum and a temple lie a short distance away.

Guests can reach Nara Hotel by car from Itami airport in 45 minutes.

Rooms

The elegant hotel provides guests with 127 rooms including japanese-style wing room, park wing twin room and standard wing twin room that offer wireless internet, a laptop safe, multi-channel television, a seating area and a sofa. Some of the bright rooms feature the park view. Guests can make use of a shower, free toiletries and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

The seasonal restaurant serves dishes of Japanese cuisine. Refreshing drinks are offered in the lounge bar. Main Dining Room Mikasa and Kikusuiro are situated in a cultural area, about 250 meters away of the property.

Services

There are bicycle rental services on site.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include meals and cots.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   127.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Nara Hotel Nara location
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Hotel Address:

1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara, Japan, 630-8301

Get directions
City Center
  • Nara
    1.7 mi
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.7 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kintetsu Nara Station
    2700 ft
  • Nara Station
    4600 ft
Restaurants
  • Parco (cuisine: Japanese)
    700 ft
  • Main Dining Room Mikasa (cuisine: French)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    127

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Rooms and availability

Nara Hotel photos Room
Park Wing Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Nara Hotel photos Room
Standard Wing Twin Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

New Wing Twin

Standard Twin Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|TWIN STANDARD

Nara Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Wing Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Nara Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Twin Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Nara Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Wing Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Japanese-Style Wing Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Nara Hotel photos Room
Royal Wing Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Royal Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Nara Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.7 mi

Places of interest

  • Naramachi1000 ft
  • Gangoji Temple1000 ft

Train stations

  • Kintetsu Nara Station2300 ft
  • Nara Station4300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Kofuku-ji1000 ft
  • Isui-en2300 ft
  • Todaiji Temple3700 ft
  • Shin Yakushiji3700 ft
  • Kasuga Taisha4300 ft
  • Shosoin4600 ft
  • Heijokyoato2.3 mi

Museums

  • Nara National Museum1400 ft
  • Nara Prefectural Art Museum2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Byakugoji Temple1.1 mi
    392 Byakugoji-cho, Nara
  • Hannyaji Temple1.4 mi
    221 Hannyajicho, Nara
  • Kairyuoji Temple1.9 mi
    897 Hokkejikitamachi, Nara
  • Wakakusa Hill1.4 mi
  • Futaiji Temple1.6 mi
    517 Horencho, Nara

Near the hotel

  • Meisho Daijoin Teien Museum800 ft
    1083-1 Takabatakecho, Nara
  • Sarusawa-ike1200 ft
  • Nara National Museum1700 ft
  • Nara Machi Museum1700 ft
    14 Nishinoshinyacho, Nara
  • Kofukuji Temple1300 ft
  • Gangoji Temple1100 ft
    11 Chuincho, Nara
  • Kojindo1600 ft
    14 Nishinoshinyacho, Nara

Restaurants nearby

  • Parco700 ft

    Address: 1-1 Tsurufukuincho
    Phone: +81 742-26-8885

    66% likes this, based on 7 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Kikusuiro800 ft

    Address: 1130 Takabata-cho,
    Phone: +81 742-23-2038

    83% likes this, based on 4 reviews

  • Kana Kana1000 ft

    Address: 13 Kunodo-cho
    Phone: +81 742-22-3214

    73% likes this, based on 44 reviews

  • Main Dining Room Mikasa700 ft

    Address: Takabatakecho
    Phone: +81 742-26-3300

    90% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

  • Yofuresutoran Kikusui800 ft

    Address: 1130 Takabatakecho
    Phone: +81 742-23-2007

    79% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    127

Hotel Awards

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Cities nearby
  • Kashihara hotels - 20 km
  • Higashiosaka hotels - 19 km
  • Sakurai hotels - 19 km
  • Tenri hotels - 10 km
  • Sango hotels - 14 km
  • Yamatokoriyama hotels - 5 km
  • Heguri hotels - 15 km
  • Neyagawa hotels - 19 km
  • Kadoma hotels - 21 km
  • Ikoma hotels - 11 km

Nara Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Nara Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 47 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Old feel of hotel's original wing

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    a very beautiful historic building at a perfect location, very close to the most traditional part of nara. and hotel itself is actually just like a park. you can even see deers just outside your window in the morning. all staff are extremely nice and patient and the service is pretty good. and the lounge at first floor is also recommendable.

    the facilities are relatively old regarding the price. room not so big.

  • Single
    9.2

    Very good location for sightseeing (grab a taxi to/from the train station if you arrive/leave by train). Very polite and helpful (English speaking) staff. Spotless room, comfortable bed. Will stay again if I ever visit the city again.

    No wifi in rooms (wifi in lounges/reception, cable in room) is the only negative thing i can think about. :-)

  • Family with children
    4.2

    Near the park

    Staff is not helpful and kindly as asual in Japan. Price is high and dinner or breakfeast are overpriced (more than 100 euros for a dinner) Bathroom is very old fashion (in modern part of the hotel!)

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    What can I say that hasn't been said before? Amazing hotel in an amazing location. Comfortable, clean, friendly and luxurious. Our stay here was the highlight of our trip to Japan. Like others have said here, go with the old wing! It added another rich layer onto our positive experience in Nara. (We did the breakfast, worth it... every yen...).

    I didn't like the fact that we couldn't stay longer... or move in permanently.

  • Single
    7.4

    Room was great. Very comfortable.

    I thought the location was great, it being near the Kintetsu Nara station. Unfortunately, while the hotel isn't far from the hustle and bustle of Nara, to get there you need to climb quite a few flights of stairs. I was sweating, in autumn weather, by the time I reached the hotel. Not for the independent traveller. The staff were generally helpful but most are not able to converse in English.

  • Single
    6.6

    Surprisingly good knowledge of English in the hotel and the city

    Mildew in the outdated bathroom

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    This was the second visit for me in a couple of months, the first with my American friends and the second with my wife. The classic wooden building with the scenery of ancient City of Nara matched with warm hospitality of hotel employees satisfied more than expected for both of my party.

  • Single
    6.2

    It is well located, and has an interesting history.

    1. The room was rather cramped and old-fashioned. There was no view at all. For the price, I was expecting something much better. The room contained no instructions, and I had to hunt to find the socket for the wired internet. The response on that antiquated system was very slow indeed. I think the hotel is in need of a major upgrade. I came from a superb hotel in Kobe, which was half the price, and much better all round. 2. The French meals in the restaurant were very expensive, and for a European, one does not travel to Japan to eat French food. 3. There was poor sound insulation, and I could hear guests in adjoining rooms. 3. I was surprised that the staff did not help with the luggage, after I checked out and had to walk, with it to the bus-stop, some distance away.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Nara Hotel is a grand old hotel set in one of Japan's most historic and beautiful sights. The meticulously kept grounds and hotel along with the gracious and helpful staff combined to make our first visit to Japan unforgettable. Staying here is worth it for the ambience alone but the welcome extended to us by the staff exceeded even that.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Very helpful staff and beautiful building. Nice location near the park and walking distances to all attractions. The history of this hotel also makes it very unique.

    No lift in the building.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Location is unmatched. It is right on the edge of the Nara park, a day long sight-seeing venue in itself. Also the building itself has an "old" feeling to it if you're into that kind of thing.

    Staff courtesy was almost too much. Painful to watch.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Excellent service with quality everything

    Lack of Internet access but they quickly changed our room and it was then available

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Enjoyed the old charm and ambience of this delightful hotel. The location enabled us to walk to the sights in Nara and not too far to the main centre. The staff were obliging and helpful too.

    The bathroom was a bit too small.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Over 100 years of history. You can walk the same halls as Einstein, Chaplin, and Helen Keller.

How to reach hotel

hotel Nara Hotel Nara location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1096 Takabatake-Cho, Nara, Japan, 630-8301

Get directions
City Center
  • Nara
    1.7 mi
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.7 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kintetsu Nara Station
    2700 ft
  • Nara Station
    4600 ft
Restaurants
  • Parco (cuisine: Japanese)
    700 ft
  • Main Dining Room Mikasa (cuisine: French)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    127

Hotel Awards

JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNaraNara Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Japan

Use Badge