Nara Hotel

Founded in 1909 (Meiji 42), the Nara Hotel is located on a hilltop in Nara Park and has a stately and splendid appearance that blends in with the atmosphere of the ancient capital. The main building, in the style of a Momoyama palace, was designed by the modern architectural master Kingo Tatsuno, and is a historical building with a striking blend of Japanese and Western beauty. It features a grand staircase and a 9-meter-high vaulted ceiling.

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Nara Nara-shi Takabatakecho 1096 map map Map
Vegetarian Menu
Available upon advance notice
English Menu
"The menu in the main dining room ""Mikasa"" is written in English"
Halal certified
Possible by prior notification
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Slightly faded glory
    4.0 Reviewed : 2024.04.15
    Personally, I liked this hotel, because I appreciate the 1930’s vibe, but it will not be to everyone’s taste. This is an old hotel, which is probably a bit past its best - for example, shower over...
  • Amazing hotel
    5.0 Reviewed : 2024.04.04
    Spent 4 days here with some of my family in late March. Excellent facilities with great staff for whom nothing was too much trouble. The food was stunning, every meal a delight,especially breakfast...
  • Charming hotel
    5.0 Reviewed : 2024.03.11
    A charming old hotel with grand traditions and a storied past. Comfortable rooms, good restaurant with plenty of good western options and cozy bar area. As an older (built in 1909) property, it has...

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