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.

This is our guests' favourite part of Nara, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

NARA Visitor Center and Inn has been welcoming guests since 14 Dec 2016.

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


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Room type
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there overnight parking nearby?
    Dear guest Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, there is a overnight parking space just next to us. Naramachi Wakakusa parking space. The maximun rate per day on weekdays around ¥650-  Holidays are more expensive.  Kind Regards, NVC&Inn Minowa
    Answered on 22 September 2021
  • Good evening, is a baby crib available? Thank you!
    Dear Anonymous, Thank you very much for your inquiry. Regarding your request for a baby bed. We can provide a baby item (Baby bathtub) or some types of rooms have a private bathtub. If you have any questions please feel free to ask. Best regards.
    Answered on 22 November 2020
  • is there parking
    Dear guest, Thank you for very much your inquiry. There is a overnight parking space just next to us. Naramachi Wakakusa parking space. The maximun rate per day on weekdays around ¥650-.Holidays are more expensive. Kind Regards, NVC&Inn
    Answered on 6 April 2022
  • I would like to reserve a room here for April-May 2023. Am I able do that now, or do I need to wait?
    Reservations can be made up to 3 months in advance on
    Answered on 15 November 2022
Hotel surroundings *
Facilities of NARA Visitor Center and Inn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • View
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • 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
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Public Bath
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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15:00 - 00:00


00:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

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 are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UC JCB Diners Club American Express NARA Visitor Center and Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

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

    • Public Bath

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to NARA Visitor Center and Inn by:

    • Bus 1h 30min

  • NARA Visitor Center and Inn is 1.6 miles from the centre of Nara.

  • 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

  • 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.