Just 200 yards from Nara Park, Nara Backpackers offers affordable accommodation with free Wi-Fi. The traditional, 100 year-old house includes a modern free-use kitchen with microwave. Bicycle rental is offered.

Each dormitory-style bunk bed at Guesthouse Nara Backpackers has a reading light, power outlet and privacy curtains. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. A coin-operated washing machine is provided.

Children must be 13 or older to stay at this property.

The guesthouse is about a 10-minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Train Station. JR Nara Train Station is 1.1 miles away. Todai-ji Temple and Kofuku-ji are a 10-minute walk.

This is our guests' favourite part of Nara, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 30 May 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Nara, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7

Parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    We are located local area , and it's quiet at night.
    Answered on 4 October 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Yes you can.
    Answered on 4 October 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    We do not have lockers , ask the staff to save important items to store at the office.
    Answered on 4 October 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    We don't plan our own events though in Nara there are some events held and we offer these information.
    Answered on 4 October 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    each room has the lock except the Large Private Room.
    Answered on 4 October 2019
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Cycling
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs JPY 500.0 per day.
  • Parking Additional charge
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

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15:30 - 21:00


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Guesthouse Nara Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Only cash is accepted for payment. Credit cards cannot be used.

Common areas are closed from 23:00-07:00.

FAQs about Guesthouse Nara Backpackers

  • Check-in at Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is from 15:30, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Guesthouse Nara Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is 1.6 miles from the centre of Nara.

  • Guesthouse Nara Backpackers offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling