Just 656 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.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Nara, this property has an excellent location score of 10.0!

Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
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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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Nara
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  • Francesca
    Italy Italy
    It was the second time we stayed here. We enjoyed everything. A true Japanese experience. Good location, good services.
  • Hester
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    This property was stunningly beautiful, a wonderful old Japanese tea house. We were absolutely delighted. Not for those looking for a luxurious modern hotel, but absolutely perfect for us. Very close to everywhere we wanted to go, right next to...

Area info

Amenities of Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

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 15:30 to 21:00
    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.

    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.
    Accepted payment methods

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

    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

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

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

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

      • Cycling