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Reviewed 25 April 2015

stayed here with a friend in april for 2 nights as a stepping stone to view sakura in yoshino

the guesthouse was typically japanese, very comfortable, small and located in the old area of nara close to kintetsu stn

we paid 5500yen for a big room for 2 people , the owner was informative, helpful and let us use his printer

we cooked in the cramped kitchen which could have been less cramped if some clutter were removed , also too much clutter on the kitchen table.

i would stay here again and recommend it to others

seeya again

Date of stay: April 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank shane b
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Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

The guest house is clean but too cluttered I'm not sure if it's the owners stuff or what past guest's have left behind, if the place can be cluttered then getting bigger and practical lockers maybe possible. Plus the side bars on the beds are not required, there usually for infants.
The guest house was in a good location for all Nara facilities.

Date of stay: November 2014
Trip type: Travelled solo
Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

good stay, airconditioning, location ok, friendly owner. price is also very reasonable. traditional Japanese futon beds and shared facilities. It's a little bit noisy, but we slept well. location is good: you can walk to every sight in Nara.

Date of stay: July 2014
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank enjoy-the-world1
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Awesome. This place was just the best place we've been in Japan. The guy who run the hostel is really nice and friendly. Incredibly polite. And the room... Well, the room was perfect. Exactly what you expect from a "japanese style room". In a really good position, only 5 min by walk from the kintsetsu station and 10 from nara park. We would suggest you all to spend a night at Takama guest house!

Date of stay: March 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1  Thank GretaGre
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

The host was very friendly and polite to the guests. He helped me to take the luggage up to the second floor and gave me information about the area before even collecting my money! He told me where to get cheap stuffs and how to go to the famous spot around. The rooms and common places were very clean and tidy. Even though I lived in share room, I could have privacy as there were curtains for each bed. The kitchen was very user-friendly, very nice for travelers who want to cook for themselves. Bathroom was clean and neat, free shampoo, conditioner and soap provided. There was a kotatsu (Japanese traditional heater) in the common room, so pretty warm even when it was snowing outside in February.

Date of stay: February 2013
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Thank April C
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