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Hotel OBANA offers rooms with free WiFi in the heart of Japan’s ancient capital, a few steps from the Naramachi area and within a 10 minutes’ walk from Kintetsu Nara Station, Todai-ji Temple and Kofuku-ji Temple.

Hotel OBANA is near the city’s major temples, while Isui-en Garden is a 10-minute walk, and Nara Park and Kasuga Taisha Shrine are a 7-minute drive. JR Nara Station is 5 minutes by taxi, and connects to Kyoto in 45 minutes and to Osaka in 50 minutes. Kansai Airport is 100 minutes by bus.

Simple yet comfortable rooms with a refrigerator and electric kettle await guests of the Hotel OBANA. Each is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in the lobby, and coin-operated laundry machines are located on the third floor. A concierge and bicycle rental make sightseeing easy.

A breakfast buffet featuring Japanese and Western dishes is served daily at Obana Restaurant, which also offers local specialties for dinner.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel OBANA has been welcoming guests since Jan 26, 2011

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Located in the best-rated area in Nara, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.5

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Naramachi
    0.1 miles
  • Gangoji Temple
    0.1 miles
  • Kofuku-ji Temple
    0.3 miles
  • Nara National Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Nara Prefectural Art Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Isui-en
    0.5 miles
  • Nara Park
    0.8 miles
  • Todaiji Temple
    0.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Iwafune Shrine
    9.2 miles
  • Nozaki Kannon Shrine
    11 miles
  • Nippon Christ Kyodan Shijonawate Church
    11.5 miles
  • Shijonawate City Museum of History and Folklore
    11.5 miles
  • Neyagawa Park
    11.7 miles
  • Hanazono Rugby Stadium
    11.7 miles
  • Suehiro Park
    12.1 miles
  • Aeon Mall Shijonawate
    12.4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Kintetsu Nara Station
    0.4 miles
  • Train Nara Station
    0.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.5 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    34.7 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    37.4 miles
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Amenities of Hotel OBANA
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Suit press
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese
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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM


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Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

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This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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  • Hotel OBANA is 1.6 miles from the center of Nara.

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel OBANA (subject to availability):

    • Parking

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

    • Bus 1h 30min

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

    • Yes, Hotel OBANA is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Room options at Hotel OBANA include:

      • Single
      • Twin

    • Check-in at Hotel OBANA is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.