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奈良ホテル Nara Hotel

  • Nara > Nara ・Yamatokoriyama
Nara Hotel / Nara Nara・Ikaru・Tenri 24


The Nara hotel started in 1909 and has over a century old historical heritage. Since the very beginning as a representative guesthouse, our hospitality has been enjoyed by many notable guests from all around the world. We have had many distinguished guests and public figures such as Ogai Mori, Helen Keller, Charles Chaplin, etc.

Antique furniture, made from cypress and with a taste of Momoyama culture (1573–1615) is set out in the main building that has been designed by Kingo Tatsuko who is the well-known architect of the Tokyo station. 

The new building, built in 1984, is a great place to enjoy the soothing atmosphere in peace and tranquility amongst nature.
The restaurant Mikasa offers superb experiences. Its 100 years legacy ensures the finest tastes and will make you feel special.

The restaurant started in the same year as the hotel. Many state guests have visited and appreciated the fine French cuisine. Preparing delicious meals with select ingredients along with the delicious sauces and dressings bring out the real fragrances and flavors of the food. This is a restaurant where you can enjoy many treasures.

After the luxurious dinner, please visit "the bar" which is a very romantic place. You can enjoy the highest quality alcohol or chose from a wide selection of cocktails and cigars from all around the world. The old fashioned ambiance will surely warm your heart.

Nara Hotel, in keeping with its proud 100 year old legacy, invites you to experience our hospitality.
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Accommodations that represent their respective local regions and that are worth visiting despite the distance.

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Other Facilities4.6/5

Mr./Ms. R.O(51)

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Standard double

念願の奈良ホテルに宿泊出来 素敵なひとときを過ごす事が出来ました ただ 駐車場からフロント迄が遠く 長い階段をスーツケースを持って上がらなければならず 歩いていくと宿泊者は玄関前に駐車出来るとのこと… 予約の際に車で行くので 駐車したい... Read more 念願の奈良ホテルに宿泊出来 素敵なひとときを過ごす事が出来ました ただ 駐車場からフロント迄が遠く 長い階段をスーツケースを持って上がらなければならず 歩いていくと宿泊者は玄関前に駐車出来るとのこと… 予約の際に車で行くので 駐車したいとメッセージを入れたのだから 玄関前まで来てもいいと 確認メールの時に教えて頂けたら嬉しかったのに それだけが残念でした

I was able to stay at the long-awaited Nara Hotel. I was able to spend a wonderful time. Just far from the parking lot to the front, I had to go up a long staircase with a suitcase. So ... I went by car when making a reservation, so I wrote a message that I wanted to park, so I was glad if you could tell me at the confirmation email that you could come to the front door.

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Mr./Ms. H.M(59)

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Standard double


At dinner, Suzuki's poiret was delicious but the skin was rubbery.

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Mr./Ms. C.W(58)

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Standard twin town side

奈良ホテルは前回は新館で今回は本館に泊まりました。新館は普通のホテルと同じですが、本館は(7回目)趣きがあり、空調設備も風呂などの設備は改装してアニメティも充実し、現代調になり使いやすく良いです。そして基本は変わらず本館の奈良ホテルならでは... Read more 奈良ホテルは前回は新館で今回は本館に泊まりました。新館は普通のホテルと同じですが、本館は(7回目)趣きがあり、空調設備も風呂などの設備は改装してアニメティも充実し、現代調になり使いやすく良いです。そして基本は変わらず本館の奈良ホテルならではの古いながらも、重厚感は変わりません。改装中(かなり長いです)ですが、昔ながらの窓や、灯り、ナルミのbone chinaは変わらずで、心を落ち着かせます。少し変わったことは朝食のスタイル、昔より落ちたかな?と残念に思いました。でも、海外ホテルも数十回利用しましたが、奈良ホテルは一番良いホテルです。今後を期待します。又奈良に旅行の際には泊まらせていただきます。

Nara Hotel last time stayed at the main building this time at the new building. The new building is the same as an ordinary hotel, but the main building has a taste (7th time), and the air conditioning equipment and facilities such as baths have been renovated and the animation has been enhanced, making it modern and easy to use. And the basics remain the same, although the old feeling that is unique to the Nara Hotel in the main building, the solid feeling does not change. It's under renovation (it's quite long), but old-fashioned windows, lights and Narumi's bone china remain unchanged and calm down. Have you changed the style of breakfast a bit more unusual than before? I felt sorry. However, I used overseas hotels several dozen times, but Nara Hotel is the best hotel. I look forward to the future. Also, I will stay in Nara when traveling.

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Nara Hotel


1096 TakabatakechōNara-shi, Nara-ken [View map]

check-in / check-out time

15:00 / 11:00

CI/CO time may be different depending on plan.

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Number of guest rooms

127 room(s)


Main dining room “Mikasa”
Breakfast: 7:00〜9:30
Lunch: 11:30〜14:30
Dinner: 17:30〜21:00
From the foundation of the main dining room it has been decorated with masterpieces in a gorgeous atmosphere.
Please enjoy traditional French cuisine that was inherited from generations of chefs.
Sommelier will create a marriage of a selected wine with special menu items using selections from all over the world. 

Japanese cuisine “Kikuhana”
Open hours
Lunch: 11:30~14:00
Dinner: 17:30~21:00
We provide the best dishes with our skills while using seasonal ingredients that were made with great effort.
You can enjoy Nara local sake and wine that is specially selected by a sommelier at this relaxing restaurant decorated with masterpieces.
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Other facility information

OPEN 18:00-23:00
The old fashioned bar with an atmosphere set in the Meiji era can be seen from the flame of the lamps.
Enjoy special alcohols, original cocktails, and cigars all-over-the-world. While you are at the bar, don’t miss the chance to meet our champion bar tender, Tsuyoshi Miyazaki, the Asian champion at World class 2013. He will surely enthrall your senses with his unique creations.

Tea lounge 
Open hours: 8:30-18:00
You can enjoy the ancient capital scenery of a four-season landscape from the widow that is high to the ceiling. Please relax with our special black tea and aromatic coffee with original cakes made by pastry chef in the light of the sun.
Please use your special drink ticket too.
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We are currently carrying out the triannual regular seismic maintenance for the Bar Tea Lounge. The maintenance will be from around June to October 2019. 

In the meantime, we would like to invite you to Kikuma as an alternative.

Thank you for your understanding.
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Safety for the next 100 years - Main building is under renovation -

Nara hotel is working on earthquake resistance renovation at the main building from 2017.
It is planned to completed on spring 2020.
We wish to keep the “Purpose of the trip” for everyone with safety and comfort while remaining its founding pieces.
We have taken new step for the next 100 years.

Construction time: 9:00AM~5:00PM
Please take into consideration that some noise may be accompanied during the construction time, especially around 10:00AM~4:00PM.  We apologize for any inconvenient it may cause.
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  • Bath tax
  • Children allowed
  • Room service
  • Transportation service
  • Parking area
  • Hot spring
  • Fresh hot spring
  • Room with outdoor spa
  • Public spa
  • Private spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Esthe/Spa facility
  • Fitness facility
  • Barrier free
  • 5 min walk from station
  • Pets allowed
  • Breakfast in room
  • Dinner in room
  • Open air bath
  • Night view
  • Ocean view
  • Cottage
  • Coupon

The accommodation features are general descriptions of the facility. The amenities and breadth of service will differ between each accommodation. For details, please confirm directly with the accommodation.


Access by public transportation.

【By Bus】
(to Tenri・get off‘Nara Hotel’)
・From JR Nara sta. (West exit; bus stop #6)   about 15mins.
・From Kintetsu Nara sta. (bus stop #3)   about 8mins.

【By Taxi】
・From JR Nara sta.   about 8mins.
・From Kintetsu Nara sta.   about 5mins.

【By Limousine】
・Nara Hotel ~ Kansai International Airport
(15~16 flights a day /adult one way \2,050)

1096 TakabatakechōNara-shi, Nara-ken

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