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Built in the Taisho era, Daibutsukan is located in front of the Five-Story Pagoda at Nara's Kofuku-ji Temple. It offers a large public bath, free parking on site and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Rooms boast views of the Five-Story Pagoda. From Kyoto Station, the property is a 50-minute train ride and walk away. Japanese-style guest rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding. Each is equipped with a fridge, an electric kettle and a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom comes with toiletries and a bathtub. JR Nara Train Station is a 5-minute bus ride away, while Kintetsu Nara Station and Naramachi are both just a 10-minute walk from the Daibutsukan Inn. The property is a 15-minute walk from Todai-ji Temple and a 20-minute walk from Kasuga Taisha Shrine, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Isuien Garden is also located a 15-minute walk from the inn. A Japanese breakfast can be enjoyed at the dining room, if accommodations is booked including breakfast.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Nara, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Free Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews

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Staff
9.8
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
9.0
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
8.3
High score for Nara
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    Alyssa
    United States of America United States of America
    The breakfast was delicious. The free tea and crackers they gave when you got there was very nice. They also helped dry my shoes after they got soaked in the rain. Which was very generous of them.
  • Mike
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Perfect location. Attentive staff. Lots of green tea delivered to room. Nude bathing facilities downstairs. Gentle introduction to Japanese style room.
  • Brandon
    United States of America United States of America
    Wonderful staff amazing breakfast, excellent location.

Area info

Amenities of Daibutsukan
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
View
  • View
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Minibar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    Services
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    General
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules
    Daibutsukan takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in
    From 15:00 to 20:00
    Check-out
    Until 10:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    7+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    ¥7,700 per person, per night

    Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no cribs available at this property.

    All extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction
    There's no age requirement for check-in
    Pets
    Pets are not allowed.
    Accepted payment methods
    American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubJCBNICOSUCCash
    Smoking
    Smoking is not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

    The front desk is open until 22:00. Guests must check in by that time.

    You must inform the property in advance what time you plan to check in. If your check-in time changes, please update the property.

    Please include your breakfast time preference at the time of booking: 07:00, 07:30, 08:00 and 08:30. A Japanese breakfast will be served at the dining room, at your preferred time.

    FAQs about Daibutsukan

    • Daibutsukan is 1.6 miles from the center of Nara. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Daibutsukan include:

      • Twin

    • Check-in at Daibutsukan is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Daibutsukan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Daibutsukan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):