Just 650 feet from Nara Park, Nara Backpackers offers affordable accommodations 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 Guest house 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 guest house is about a 10-minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Train Station. JR Nara Train Station is 1.1 mi away. Todai-ji Temple and Kofuku-ji are a 10-minute walk.

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

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

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Nara, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Bedroom 1:
1 futon bed
Bedroom 2:
1 futon bed
Bedroom 3:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 4:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 5:
5 futon beds
Bedroom 6:
6 bunk beds
Bedroom 7:
4 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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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Amenities of Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6
Most popular amenities
Parking on site
Non-smoking rooms
Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Cycling
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs ¥500 per day.
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Guesthouse Nara Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM


    Until 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash 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 11 pm-7 am.

    FAQs about Guesthouse Nara Backpackers

    • Check-in at Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

      • Cycling

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

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