The 100-year old Guest house Naramachi offers simple Japanese-style accommodations just a 5-minute walk from JR Kyobate Train Station. The property is completely nonsmoking. It offers massages, bicycle rental and free Wi-Fi throughout. The World Heritage registered Nara Park is a 10-minute walk away. Guests at Naramachi can choose a private room with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and Japanese futon beds. All rooms are air-conditioned, and bathrooms and toilets are shared. Bath towels, washclothes and Yukata robes can be rented. JR Nara Train Station is a 20-minute walk, and Kofuku-ji Temple is a pleasant 10-minute walk away through the traditional streets of Nara. Gangoji Temple and three public baths are available within a 5-minute walk. Various types of bicycles can be rented. A free-use kitchenette is provided, with a microwave, fridge and electric kettle. At time of booking, you must inform the hotel what time you plan to check in. If your check-in time changes, please update the hotel. Guests who require parking must inform the hotel at time of booking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking available


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
2 futon beds
Bedroom 3:
4 futon beds
Bedroom 4:
4 futon beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
9.5
Location
9.0
Free Wifi
7.5
High score for Nara
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Océane
    Switzerland Switzerland
    The host is extremely kind and very helpful. He helped us plan our visits in Nara and told us about special events happening in the city. He also explained the history of the house. The room looks exactly like the pictures and is spotless. I would...
  • Christopher
    United States of America United States of America
    the mattresses were very comfortable, and we enjoyed the traditional environment. nara is small, but the location was still very convenient. biking around was excellent
  • James
    Indonesia Indonesia
    The place is stunning and clean, the owner is a great man who helped me plan my trips and gave advice on what best to see during my short stay.

Area info

Amenities of Guesthouse Naramachi
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Game room
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs ¥800 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Lockers
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Indoor play area
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Business center
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    General
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Spa
    • Full-body massage
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Guesthouse Naramachi takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    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 over 6 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.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Payments by Booking.com

    Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

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

    Children under the age of 6 cannot be accommodated at this property.

    Check-in is strictly until 22:00. Guests arriving later cannot be accommodated and treated as a no-show.

    The property's entrance closes at 22:00, but staying guests can freely come and go, using their key.

    The hotel is closed daily from 13:00-16:00.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform Guesthouse Naramachi of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    License number: 奈保生 第40-24号, 奈保生第40-24号

    FAQs about Guesthouse Naramachi

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

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

    • Room options at Guesthouse Naramachi include:

      • Twin
      • Apartment

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

      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Game room
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Bicycle rental
      • Bike tours
      • Full-body massage
      • Walking tours
      • Tour or class about local culture

    • Check-in at Guesthouse Naramachi is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.