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Tsukihitei Ryokan
9.6 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 87 reviews
9.6

Tsukihitei is situated in Nara and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Wakasa Bettei
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 263 reviews
8.9

Wakasa Annex is a comfortable base while visiting Nara and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers a 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
8.7 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 500 reviews
8.7

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is located in Nara and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is minutes on foot from Kintetsu Nara Station.

Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Spring
9.1 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 4,455 reviews
9.1

Situated only a five-minute stroll from Nara Railway Station, the hotel provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Nara. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Haruya Naramachi
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,018 reviews
8.9

Situated close to Nara Railway Station, the guest house provides guests with an ideal base while in Nara. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

Asukasou
9.1 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 78 reviews
9.1

Situated a short stroll from Kintetsu Nara Station, Asukasou offers guests a convenient base while visiting Nara. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Smile Hotel Nara
8.1 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 2,150 reviews
8.1

Smile Hotel Nara provides a comfortable setting when in Nara. Rooms are air conditioned and internet access is included free of charge.

Oak Hostel Nara
9.2 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 7 reviews
9.2

Oak Hostel Nara is set in Nara and is within a short walk of local attractions, such as Kofuku-ji. It also offers a coffee bar, free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

Guest House Nana
8.9 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 255 reviews
8.9

The guest house is located in Nara and is within a 10-minute walk of Kintetsu Nara Station. It also offers free wireless internet.

Piazza Hotel Nara
8.9 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 877 reviews
8.9

Piazza Hotel Nara offers a comfortable setting while in Nara. It is close to Nara Centennial Hall, restaurants and shops.

Tips for booking a Nara hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Nara:$122/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$9/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Sunday
$28 - $252
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$50 - $385
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Nara hotels

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1
Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Spring
9.1 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Situated only a five-minute stroll from Nara Railway Station, the hotel provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Nara. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

2
Hotel New Wakasa
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Situated in Nara, Hotel New Wakasa is a short walk from Todai-ji Temple and offers an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a Jacuzzi. There is also a fitness centre with a swimming pool.

3
The Deer Park Inn
8.8 Excellent

1.1 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

The Deer Park Inn is situated in Nara and offers free wireless internet. It is conveniently located for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

4
Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
8.7 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is located in Nara and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is minutes on foot from Kintetsu Nara Station.

5
Toyoko Inn Kintetsu Nara Ekimae
9.4 Excellent

0.0 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Just minutes from Kintetsu Nara Station, the hotel offers a convenient base, close to Nara's well-known tourist attractions. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

6
Asukasou
9.1 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Situated a short stroll from Kintetsu Nara Station, Asukasou offers guests a convenient base while visiting Nara. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

7
Super Hotel Lohas Jr Nara-Eki
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Super Hotel Lohas JR Nara Eki is located in Nara and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It also provides a 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and luggage storage.

8
Smile Hotel Nara
8.1 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Smile Hotel Nara provides a comfortable setting when in Nara. Rooms are air conditioned and internet access is included free of charge.

Cheapest hotels in Nara, Nara Prefecture

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Oak Hostel Nara
9.2 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Oak Hostel Nara is set in Nara and is within a short walk of local attractions, such as Kofuku-ji. It also offers a coffee bar, free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

$16
Avg. per night
Nara Guesthouse 3F
8.9 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Under 20 minutes' walk from Nara Railway Station, the hostel offers guests a convenient base while in Nara. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a sun deck and luggage storage.

$19
Avg. per night
Haruya Naramachi
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Situated close to Nara Railway Station, the guest house provides guests with an ideal base while in Nara. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

$20
Avg. per night
Smile Hotel Nara
8.1 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Smile Hotel Nara provides a comfortable setting when in Nara. Rooms are air conditioned and internet access is included free of charge.

$20
Avg. per night
Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo
8.2 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Situated within walking distance of Shin-Omiya Train Station, Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo offers guests a convenient base while visiting Nara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

$23
Avg. per night
Hotel Pagoda
8.5 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Hotel Pagoda Nara provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Nara. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is within walking distance of Kintetsu Nara Station.

$28
Avg. per night
Guest House Nana
8.9 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

The guest house is located in Nara and is within a 10-minute walk of Kintetsu Nara Station. It also offers free wireless internet.

$32
Avg. per night
Super Hotel Lohas Jr Nara-Eki
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Nara Show on map

Super Hotel Lohas JR Nara Eki is located in Nara and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It also provides a 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and luggage storage.

$34
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Nara

2 stars and under

$16 - $208

#1 Most popular

Smile Hotel Nara
8.1 Excellent
$20
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$208
Avg. per night

Best value

Oak Hostel Nara
9.2 Excellent
$16
Avg. per night
3 stars

$28 - $374

#1 Most popular

$58
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

Piazza Hotel Nara
8.9 Excellent
$73
Avg. per night

Best value

Hotel Pagoda
8.5 Excellent
$28
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$84 - $661

#1 Most popular

Nara Hotel
8.8 Excellent
$137
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$343
Avg. per night

Best value

Hotel Nikko Nara
8.2 Excellent
$84
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Nara

About Nara

An ancient Japanese capital city, Nara is one of the country's understated gems. Located 25 kilometres west of Osaka and 40 kilometres south of Kyoto, Nara often falls into the shadow of its famous neighbours. However, its ancient temples and shrines have been exceptionally preserved and Nara has more designated national treasures than anywhere else in Japan.

Nara's sights are conveniently concentrated in Nara Park, an idyllic green space that's dotted with ancient relics and many wild deer. They include the World Heritage Todai-ji, an inspiring temple complex that contains the world's largest wooden building (Daibutsu-den), a 15-metre Buddha statue, and various other surreal statues. Kofuku-ji is Japan's second highest pagoda while Himuro Shrine is a revered destination during the spring cherry blossom. Some 3000 stone lanterns and sake barrels fill Kasuga Taisha, a temple hidden in an exquisite indigenous forest. Also within Nara Park is a series of historic shrines and immaculate gardens.

Nara Park can be traversed on foot and is the natural focus when having one day in the city. Other attractions are scattered across Nara, notably the pagodas of Yakushi-ji, the temple of Gango-ji, and the rebuilt Heijokyu Palace.

Kansai is the closest international airport to Nara and a transfer using bus or train will take 75–90 minutes. There are regular train connections between Nara and the cities of Osaka and Kyoto. Once in Nara, it's less than 1 kilometre from the main station to Nara Park. Many visitors choose to rent a bicycle to explore the park. Local buses connect other attractions and most are signposted in English.

Nara has historically been a hub for culinary specialties, notably thin wheat noodles and a mackerel sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves.

Nara travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Nara?

    One of the most popular hotels in Nara is Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Spring, which has been reviewed by 4,455 users and currently has a rating of 9.1/10. Other top-rated locations include Nara Hotel and Hotel Pagoda, which have received 8.8/10 and 8.5/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Kintetsu Nara Station?

    Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Spring is a popular hotel near Kintetsu Nara Station that is highly recommended, with a score of 9.1 across 4,455 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Nara near Nara Park?

    Nara Hotel is rated 8.8 from 684 reviews and is close to Nara Park.

  • Is there a good hotel near Nara Family?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near Nara Family, consider Nara Royal Hotel (rated 7.9 over 1,447 reviews).