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.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Mikasa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 12, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Asian, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Public Bath


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4 reasons to choose Mikasa

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English

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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Shosoin
    0.5 miles
  • Todaiji Temple
    0.6 miles
  • Nara Park
    0.8 miles
  • Isui-en
    0.9 miles
  • Nara National Museum
    1 miles
  • Nara Prefectural Art Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Kasuga Taisha
    1.1 miles
  • Kofuku-ji Temple
    1.2 miles
  • Shin Yakushiji
    1.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Nara Station
    1.9 miles
  • Iwafune Shrine
    9.3 miles
  • Nozaki Kannon Shrine
    11.5 miles
  • Nippon Christ Kyodan Shijonawate Church
    11.8 miles
  • Neyagawa Park
    11.8 miles
  • Shijonawate City Museum of History and Folklore
    11.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain 若草山
    1.5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Kintetsu Nara Station
    1.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.9 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    35.5 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    38.7 miles
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Amenities of Mikasa
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Balcony
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Public Bath
  • Massage Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
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
  • Shuttle service
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • 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
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
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House rules Mikasa takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:30 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.


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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

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


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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.

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.

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.

FAQs about Mikasa

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

    • Massage
    • Public Bath

  • Guests staying at Mikasa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian
    • American
    • À la carte

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

  • Room options at Mikasa include:

    • Quad
    • Family

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mikasa by:

    • Bus 1h 30min

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

  • Mikasa is 2.5 miles from the center of Nara.