The Nara Visitor Center and Inn is situated in the heart of Nara, just a 3-minute walk from Kofuku-ji Temple and Naramachi. The Todai-ji Temple and Deer Park are a 10-minute stroll away, while Nara Station on the Kintetsu Line is a 7-minute walk. JR Nara Station is 14-minutes away on foot. All guest rooms feature air conditioning and heating, and are equipped with a fridge and flat-screen TV. Japanese samue nightwear are available to all staying guests. Some units come equipped with an en suite bathroom with a shower, while some Japanese-style rooms come with an en suite shower. Japanese-style rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. The property offers free WiFi access and a 24-hour front desk. Luggage storage is available. There is a public bath on site, where guests will find free toiletries and hairdryers. A coin launderette, a shared kitchen and free-use internet PCs are offered on site. The on-site tourist information desk offers information in English, Chinese and Korean. Services offered at the desk include transport and meal tickets at a discount, currency exchange, bike hire at a charge, cultural activities at an additional charge, such as Japanese calligraphy lessons, and tour arrangements. Some cultural activities such as origami folding are offered free of charge.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Nara, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

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

Public Bath


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
and
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
9.6
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
8.7
High score for Nara
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Doron
    Israel Israel
    Excellent staff, huge rooms, unlike any other in Japan, a shared onsen and also a bathtub in the room, an information center for trips to activities in the area, a convenience store in the building, a washing and drying machine, a kitchen, shared...
  • Gül
    Turkey Turkey
    Lovely location, you can see the deers just outside the inn. It is a 15 minute walk from the Jr station and within walking distance to the main attractions in Nara. Staff were friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed the activities, origami,...
  • Patricia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Well located, clean, beds very comfortable. My family liked using the visitor centre to make origami & calligraphy.

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of NARA Visitor Center and Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Strollers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wellness
  • Public Bath
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

Property practice

This property has told us they implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
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Check-in
From 15:00 to 00:00
Check-out
From 00:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 7 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please contact the property directly for more details regarding the cultural activities offered to guests during their stay.

FAQs about NARA Visitor Center and Inn

  • Check-in at NARA Visitor Center and Inn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • NARA Visitor Center and Inn is 1.6 miles from the centre of Nara. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at NARA Visitor Center and Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • NARA Visitor Center and Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Public Bath

  • Yes, NARA Visitor Center and Inn is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at NARA Visitor Center and Inn include:

    • Triple
    • Quadruple
    • Family