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A 10-minute drive from Kintetsu Nara Train Station on the hotel’s free shuttle, Mikasa offers open-air baths and a dining room with beautiful Nara views. On-site parking is free. The Japanese-style rooms at Mikasa Ryokan have traditional futon beds and tatami (woven-straw) floors. Each includes a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. Some rooms feature a private outdoor bath. Kasugayama Primeval Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is right next to the ryokan. Wakakusayama Mountain, offering spectacular views of Nara, is a 10-minute drive away. Todai-ji Temple is a 7-minute drive. The ryokan offers a relaxing massage service and a 3rd-floor lobby lounge with sweeping views. Several public baths are on offer. Japanese dinners made with fresh local ingredients are served at the Kasugano and Yukatei dining rooms.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Public Bath


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Property practices

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Guest reviews

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Staff
9.3
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.2
Location
8.6
Free Wifi
9.2
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  • Selina
    Spain Spain
    This was the best hotel I've ever stayed in, the experience was amazing and the staff were incredibly attentive. If you want a Ryokan experience with a delicious traditional Japanese breakfast and dinner, plus onsen. Then do yourself a favour and...
  • Jack
    United States of America United States of America
    Had a lovely time. Private onsen bath was great. Staff was very friendly. We had a wonderful time! Thank you very much!
  • Kwok
    Australia Australia
    Staff is good, classic and peaceful, they have shuttle bus to provide.

Area info

Amenities of Mikasa
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Drying rack for clothing
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Blu-ray player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Spa
  • Public Bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 10:30 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.

Curfew

The entrance to the property is closed between 11:00 PM and 5:30 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

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

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

Free shuttle schedule:

Departures from Kintetsu Nara Train Station: 14:45, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00

Departures from JR Nara Train Station: 14:40, 15:55, 16:55, 17:55

An advance reservation is required for the JR Nara shuttle. Please reserve a date and time using the hotel's contact email address.

To eat dinner at the property, a reservation must be made in advance.

Please contact the property in advance if you are bringing children.

Please contact the property in advance if you have any food allergies.

Alipay is accepted at this property.

Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 06:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Mikasa

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

  • Room options at Mikasa include:

    • Quad
    • Family

  • Yes, Mikasa is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

    • Massage
    • Public Bath

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

  • Mikasa is 2.5 miles from the center of Nara. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.