We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Traveller (738)
Room & Suite (216)
Dining (74)
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“new wing”(37 reviews)
“high ceilings”(17 reviews)
“old building”(14 reviews)
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
26 Aug.27 Aug.
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 13 partner sites to see rooms from USD 159.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Nara hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "caaa83b582ac45f8ba7067bafaffc400", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":307626,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[53933217],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":26,"month":8,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":159,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"caaa83b582ac45f8ba7067bafaffc400","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":261,"lowestMetaPrice":159,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":261,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":261,"lowestMetaPrice":159,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":261,"hotelName":"Nara Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImNhYWE4M2I1ODJhYzQ1ZjhiYTcwNjdiYWZhZmZjNDAwIiwiQUlLIjoiYWU5ZGJiM2QwNWNmNDI2ZjgyZDMzNTQ4Yjk0MDg3N2IifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "26/08/2018", "checkOut": "27/08/2018", "lowestPrice": "USD 159", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53933217":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (802)
Filter reviews
259 results
Traveller rating
114
102
31
10
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
114
102
31
10
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnew winghigh ceilingsold buildingold worldjapanese restaurantmain buildinghistorical hotelclassic hotelgrand hoteldalai lamathe main dining roomgrand damehotel drivewaywell trained staffalbert einsteinbreakfast is servedexpensive hotel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 259 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a taxi from the station due to the amount of luggage we had. Hotel was quite different than the chains we had stayed. I love history so the hotel was a gem. It was interested that the lobby and some rooms were above...More

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This very nice colonial hotel has had many very famous guests before you like Einstein, Charlie Chaplin and Audrey Hepburn to name a few. It feels great walking through the enormous halls and stairways. It is very nostalgic with very large spacious rooms. There is...More

Thank HV1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at Nara Hotel in July 2018 during the heat wave. Charming hotel that dates to the Edwardian period. The rooms are larger than those you will find in some Kyoto and Tokyo hotels which is nice. There is a large salon/sitting...More

Thank book_junkie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at this hotel felt like a step back in time. The beautiful buildings are steeped in history with many well known visitors having walked the halls, dined and stayed. The hotel is flanked by 2 lakes with luscious gardens (would be stunning for...More

Thank 4HANDS4FEET
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We could feel the old world charm the moment we saw the entrance of the hotel. We love the dinning area too, which was beautiful with a touch of Western grandeur. The Japanese breakfast was good and I liked it that we had a choice...More

Thank AMNH
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
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
USD 133 - USD 502 (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
USD 133 - USD 502 (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
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (738)
Room & Suite (216)
Dining (74)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (14)
Amenities (6)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Fahd K
27 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes
Trevor L
28 December 2015|
Answer
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
0
Votes
Room Tips
"In the new wing try to avoid level three which is actually the lowest level and close to a footpath."
Eurofolk
2 million years ago
Read review
"2/F at old wing. New wing has larger room and toilet than old wing."
rediscool
2 million years ago
Read review
"Choose a room in the original building"
P2680OWjohns
2 million years ago
Read review
"direct book"
petaling
2 million years ago
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing