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Wakasa Annex features an outdoor hot public bath and free WiFi. Other facilities include a 24-hour reception, drinks vending machines and free parking. Todai-ji Temple is only an 8-minute walk. Soundproof rooms feature a serene interior with a tatami (woven-straw) floor, low furniture and shoji paper screens. Amenities include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge and toiletries. Guests sleep in Japanese futon bedding, and the rooms come with an all-wooden bathroom. Luggage storage is offered before and after check-in/check-out. English maps for exploring the area are available, and the property staff organizes free tours guided in English for staying guests. Annex Wakasa serves Japanese cuisine for breakfast and dinner at the dining area. Dinner is a traditional kaiseki multi-course meal featuring seasonal dishes. The hotel is an 8-minute walk from Japanese garden Isui-en, and a 15-minute walk from Nara Park. Nara Train Station is a 12-minute walk, while Kansai Airport is 80 minutes by bus.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Nara, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

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
9.5
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.1
Free WiFi
9.6
High score for Nara
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  • K
    Kao
    United States of America United States of America
    The service that they provided and the accommodation that they made for us about the private bath.
  • Sadie
    United States of America United States of America
    Incredible view of Todaiji Temple from our room! The open air bath was lovely. Delicious breakfast. Absolutely wonderful stay.
  • Tracy
    Canada Canada
    Beautiful, welcoming lobby and entrance, felt very serene and calm

Hosted by Naohiro Shimotani

9.5
9.5
Host Review Score
Host Review Score

Naohiro Shimotani
We can keep your bags before and after check in. English sightseeing map and information are available. Sightseeing (Our hotel is located in the area of Nara Park and the Daibutsuden Hall of Todaiji Temple.) Please take a taxi to our hotel from the station. 5 minutes on foot to Nara Park where you can play with wild deer. 7 minutes on foot to the Daibutuden Hall of Todaiji Temple. Our hotel's location is very convenient for sightseeing, close to Nigatsudo Hall, Mt. Wakakusa, Kasuga-taisha Shrine, National Museum, Kohfukuji Temple and the old town of Nara. Strolling We recommend strolling in the early morning and seeing night view around our hotel. English Guided Tour For foreign tourists, Free English guide for sightseeing spots in Nara is available (Advance reservation is required). It is an individual tour.
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5 minutes on foot to Nara Park where you can play with wild deer. 7 minutes on foot to the Daibutuden Hall of Todaiji Temple. Our hotel's location is very convenient for sightseeing, close to Nigatsudo Hall, Mt. Wakakusa, Kasuga-taisha Shrine, National Museum, Kohfukuji Temple and the old town of Nara. Strolling We recommend strolling in the early morning and seeing night view around our hotel.
Languages spoken: English,Japanese,Chinese

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • レストラン #1
    • Cuisine
      Asian
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Gluten-free

Amenities of Wakasa Annex
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Suit press
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa facilities
  • Public Bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 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 12:00 AM 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

Mastercard Visa Cash Wakasa Annex accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

Children 12 years and younger cannot be accommodated at this hotel. Please note that adult rates are applicable to children 13 years and older. Please contact the property for more details.

Guests arriving after check-in hours (22:00) must inform the property in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation. If the property is not informed, the booking may be treated as a no show.

Guests with half-board reservation must check in before 19:00 to eat dinner at the property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner and no refund will be given.

Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

Please contact the property directly for any details regarding the guided English tours. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

FAQs about Wakasa Annex

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

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Neck massage
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Couples' massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Full-body massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Foot massage
    • Back massage
    • Head massage
    • Public Bath

  • Room options at Wakasa Annex include:

    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Family

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

  • Wakasa Annex has 1 restaurant:

    • レストラン #1

  • Wakasa Annex is 1.7 miles from the center of Nara. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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