Nara, Japan Hotels & Ryokan

Search and compare prices of accommodations



Nara Hotels & Ryokan

Kasuga Hotel
2 minutes' walk from Kintetsu Nara Station. Located next to the Kofuku-ji Temple grounds, this hotel is perfect for sightseeing. Enjoy open-air baths and seasonal kaiseki cuisine. Spacious guest rooms with private open-air baths are available for guests seeking to make the most of their vacation.
How to get there?
From Kintetsu Nara Station (Kintetsu Nara Line) Exit 2: About 2 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Tenri IC and continue along Route 169 for about 8 km (about 20 min), then Route 369 for less than 1 km (about 1 min). Head towards Kofuku-ji Temple and Kintetsu Nara Station.
Onyado Nono Nara (Dormy Inn chain)
Located in Nara - the ancient capital which has many national treasure-grade cultural heritages - this lodging is about a 1-minute walk from JR Nara Station, making it the perfect base for sightseeing and business.
As a ‘modern inn’ which features the refreshing feeling of all tatami-flooring and Japanese-style tenderness and charm, this lodging will aid guests on their journey to experience Japan. All guestrooms feature free Wi-Fi and wired Internet connection.

[Large Communal Baths]
The lodging features Yoshinozakura no Yu, a gender-segregated, large communal bath with a natural hot spring; semi open-air baths where guests can warm up while feeling the comfortable outdoor air; and popular jar baths where guests can enjoy a leisurely individual soak.
Area: 1F
Hours: 15:00 - 10:00 next day (only sauna is stopped 1:00 - 5:00)

[Breakfast]
The lodging provides a breakfast that allows guest to enjoy a menu of various local cuisine, including Asuka nabe, a heart-warming hot pot with chicken and plenty of vegetables stewed in a milk-based soup; Miwa somen noodles; Nara Prefecture-sourced pork teppanyaki; and more.

[Yonaki Soba Noodles]
Every day from 21:00 to 23:00, ‘Yonaki soba noodles’ are available free of charge. Savor Dormy Inn’s special, lightly flavored soy sauce ramen.
Venue: 1F Dining Room
(For those that don’t make it on time, there’s a consolation service of cup ramen noodles available from 23:00 to 25:00.)

[Nearby Sightseeing Facilities]
- Kashihara Jingu: About 1 hour by car; about 1 hour by train from Kintetsu Nara Station.
- Ise Jingu: About 2 hours 30 minutes by car.
- Mount Koya: About 2 hours 10 minutes by car.
How to get there?
[By Train]
- From Kyoto: About 50 min to the lodging.
- From Osaka: About 50 min to the lodging.
- From Kintetsu Nara Station: About 10 min on foot.
- From JR Nara Station: About 1 min on foot.
[By Plane]
- From Osaka Itami Airport: About 60 min to JR Nara Station.
- From Kansai International Airport: About 90 min to JR Nara Station.
[By Car]
- Exit the Daini Hanna Toll Road from the Horai Ramp.
- Exit the Keinawa Expressway from Kizu IC.
Smile Hotel Nara
This hotel is just 2 minutes on foot from JR Nara Station. It offers easy access to Nara's world heritage temples and shrines such as Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Kofuku-ji Temple, and more. The hotel's staff are available 24 hours a day.
How to get there?
From Kansai International Airport: Take a Nara Line limousine bus (via Nishi-Meihan) and disembark at the JR Nara Ekimae bus stop. It is 2 min on foot from Exit No. 10 of the East Entrance.
By Car: About 23 min from Tenri IC off the Nishi-Meihan Expressway.
Hotel Halftime
Located just a minute's walk from Kintetsu Shin-Omiya Station, this small hotel offers a convenient location for both business and sightseeing in the Nara area. Hotel Halftime was designed with relaxation and comfort in mind. Only a 3-minute train ride to Nara!
How to get there?
From Kyoto Station (JR Tokaido Shinkansen): Take the Kintetsu Kyoto Line bound for Nara and get off at Shin-Omiya Station (about 40 min). It is located right outside the East Exit.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Koriyama IC and continue along Route 24 for about 10 km (about 20 min), then Route 369 for about 2 km (about 3 min). Head towards Kintetsu Shin-Omiya Station.
Hotel Sunroute Nara
Just 8 minutes on foot from Kintetsu Nara Station. Come and experience to the full the famous World Heritage Site that is Nara, and enjoy a hearty breakfast made by professionals.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (Kintetsu Railway): 8 min on foot.
By car: 20 min from Nishi-Meihan Expressway Tenri IC.
Piazza Hotel Nara
Whether you've visited Nara before or it's your first visit, come discover your very own "Nara." Guests are promised a space that is a rank above the rest.
How to get there?
From Kansai International Airport: Take a limousine bus to the east exit of JR Nara Station (about 90 min), and it is less than 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway from Koriyama IC and take Route 24 for about 16 km (about 20 min). Landmark: JR Nara Station.
Hotel Asyl Nara Annex
Located along the Route 24 Bypass and featuring free parking, this hotel is great for those traveling by car. Guests can relax in the hotel's large shared baths.
How to get there?
From JR Nara Station, East Exit: Take a bus bound for Rokujoyama at the JR Nara Bus Terminal. Get off at the Sanjo-oji Icchome bus stop (approx. 12 min). It is about 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Daini Hanna Expressway at Horai IC and continue along Route 369 for about 8 min, then Route 24 for about 1 min towards Kashihara. Take a left at the first set of traffic lights.
Hotel Fujita Nara
It is just a 5-minute walk to Nara Station. This hotel is very convenient for access and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (JR, Kintetsu Railway): 5 min on foot.
By car: 20 min from Nishi-Meihan Expressway Koriyama IC / Tenri IC.
Hotel Hanakomichi
Located in front of Kintetsu Nara Station, this hotel is a 3 minute walk from Nara Park and a 5 minute walk from Kofukuji Temple. Hotel staff aim to offer the best possible service to guests and their motto is to "treasure each encounter." They provide clean rooms and good hospitality.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (Kintetsu Railway Nara Line), #4 Exit: 1 min on foot
Nara Royal Hotel
The hotel is located close to the World Heritage Site Heijo Palace, and is one of the few hotels with a hot spring in Nara.
The Tenpyo no Yu Bath, which draws its water from 800 meters underground, has a variety of positive effects and is also regularly used by locals.
Whether you use the hotel as a starting point for sightseeing in Nara or as a space to enjoy a relaxed hotel stay, the staff look forward to your visit.
The free parking lot, which can house up to 230 vehicles, is also a guest favorite.
How to get there?
From Shin-Omiya Station (Kintetsu Nara Line), North Exit: About 10 min on foot or about 5 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Koriyama IC and continue along Route 24 for about 10 km (about 20 min).
Hotel Asyl Nara
This warm and inviting hotel has a relaxing lobby space with a fireplace and hearths, and uses wood throughout the building. Superior type rooms, renovated in 2011, are 32 square-meter Western-style with Japanese sense.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (JR Kansai Line, Yamatoji Line) East Exit: About 5 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Keinawa Expressway at Kitsu IC and continue along Route 25 for about 15 minutes (5 km).
Nara Plaza Hotel
Located centrally along Nara-Yamatoji Street, this hotel is a convenient base for sightseeing. Enjoy a time at this Japanese-modern hotel that is one rank above the rest.
How to get there?
From Koriyama Station (JR Kansai Line): About 20 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Koriyama IC and continue along Route 24 for about 2 km (about 10 minutes).
Haruya Naramachi
About 8 minutes from Nara Station, within walking distance of Nara Park and five World Heritage sites including Todai-ji, a temple known for its Great Buddha Hall that houses the world's largest bronze Buddha statue. Renovated from a townhouse built in the Meiji era over 120 years ago, this accommodation features modern conveniences while keeping traditional culture.
How to get there?
By plane: Use Kansai Airport.
By train: Take the JR Nara Line to Nara Station.
From JR Nara Station, East Exit: At bus stop no. 5, take a city loop bus (inner loop) to the Hachikenmachi bus stop. It is about 5 min on foot from there.
Centurion Hotel Classic Nara
A 5-minute walk from JR Nara Station and 7-minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station, this hotel is a great base for business and sightseeing in Nara.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (JR Nara Line) East Exit: about 5 min on foot.
Hotel Nikko Nara
In addition to the private baths equipped in each guestroom, guests can also enjoy a Japanese-style large communal bath.
The hotel is adjacent to JR Nara Station which provides direct access on the JR Line from Kyoto and Osaka. Make full use of your Japan Rail Pass! It is near the Airport Limousine Bus stop and is within walking distance of main tourist attractions, temples, and shrines.
A parking lot is available for an additional charge (space for 217 vehicles on B1 and B2 floors).
Free Wi-Fi is available.
Muslim-friendly food available.

Breakfast
Japanese/Western style buffet in the restaurant or banquet hall.
*Breakfast venue is not selectable.
Enjoy a varied menu perfect for getting the day started off right. About 40 dishes - including local Nara specialties such as Nara style pickles, sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves, and tea porridge - are available.
How to get there?
From Kobe Airport: Take the Port Liner to Sannomiya Station. It takes about 95 min from there to Kintetsu Nara Station. It is about 12 min on foot from there.
From Kansai International Airport: About 90 min by limousine bus.
From Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport): About 60 min by limousine bus.

From JR Osaka Station: About 49 min via the Yamatoji Rapid train.
From JR Kyoto Station: About 44 min via the Miyakoji Rapid train.
From Nara Station (Kintetsu Railway): 5 min by car.
From JR Nara Station, West Exit: 1 min on foot. (Hotel Nikko Nara is directly connected with the West Exit of JR Nara Station.)

By car: 8 km from Nishi-Meihan Expressway Koriyama IC or about 33 min from Nishi-Meihan Expressway Tenri IC.
Nara Hotel
Nara Hotel is a traditional Japanese building with 100 years of history that provides elegant guestrooms that feature free Wi-Fi.
Located in Nara Park, it offers a view of the old capital of Nara and its historical sightseeing spots.
The comfortable guestrooms - which utilize warm colors - are furnished with floor to ceiling windows, LCD satellite TVs, and mini bars.
During your stay, take one of Nara Hotel's rental bicycles to explore the old capital, or relax with their massage service.
There's also a gift shop in the hotel. At the restaurant, Hanagiku, enjoy seasonal Japanese cuisine.
At the tea lounge overlooking the park scenery, guests are served the patissier's special original cakes and select teas.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (Kintetsu Railway): 15 min on foot; 5 min by car. Alternatively, take a bus bound for Tenri/Sakurai to the Nara Hotel bus stop and it is 1 min from there.
Ikaruga Hotel
This reasonably-priced hotel, located close to temples and shrines such as Horyuji Temple, offers a comfortable and convenient stay for sightseeing or business, including a parking area fit for even large vehicles.
How to get there?
From Osaka Station: Take the Yamatoji Line and get off at Yamato Koizumi Station (38 min). The hotel is about 10 minutes on foot from the station.
By car: 15 minutes from either the Horyuji IC or Koriyama IC on the Nishi-Meihan Expressway.
Nara Kasuga Okuyama Tsukihitei
Enjoy traditional, seasonal Japanese cuisine depicting the changing seasons, at this inn surrounded by the popular Kasugayama Primeval Forest world heritage site.
How to get there?
From Kansai International Airport: About 90 minutes by taxi at around JPY 25,000; 100 minutes by bus at around JPY 1,800.
From Nara Station (JR Yamatoji Line, Nara Line, Sakurai Line): About 50 minutes on foot, or 10 minutes by taxi at around JPY 2,000.
From Kintetsu Nara Station (Kintetsu Nara Line): About 30 minutes on foot, or 5 minutes by taxi at around JPY 1,300.
The nearest station is Kintetsu Nara Station.
By car: Exit the Daini Hanna Toll Road at Horai IC, and continue along National Route 369, then Prefectural Route 1. The hotel is 3 minutes from Kasuga Taisha Shrine.
Nara Hakushikaso
This hotel is located near to Kintetsu Nara Station and Nara Park, offering great access to transportation and the various leisure spots. Relax in the ancient cypress bath with attached Jacuzzi.
How to get there?
From Kintetsu Nara Station (Kintetsu Nara Line) Exit 1: About 2 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Daini Hanna Toll Road at Horai IC and continue along Route 369 for about 15 minutes (8 km).
Grandvrio Hotel Nara -Wakura-
This Japanese hotel is complimented with an elegant appearance and a large communal bath with waters from a natural hot spring. The hotel is a 30-minute drive to central Nara and provides easy access to Osaka and Kyoto, making it the perfect place to stay for both sightseeing and business.
How to get there?
From Nikaido Station (Kintetsu Tenri Line): Around 15 min on foot.
By Car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Koriyama IC and continue on Route 24 for about 2 km (about 5 min).
Yamabe Hotel
Located just 250 meters from Tenri Station, this fusion budget hotel and ryokan has excellent access for sightseeing in Nara and Tenri. PCs and TVs are equipped in all guestrooms with free internet. The free laundry also has detergent. Rental bicycles can also be used for free. Great for long stays or business trips.
How to get there?
From Tenri Station (JR Sakurai Line, Kintetsu Tenri Line): Leave the station and follow the tracks north of the station for about 3 minutes on foot.
From Kansai Airport: Take the airport limousine bus directly to Tenri IC, or take the JR Kanku express to Tennoji Station. Then take the JR Kanjo Line to Tsuruhashi. From there, take the Kintetsu Line bound for Nara to Saidaiji. Finally, take the Kintetsu Tenri Line to Tenri Station. 3 minutes on foot from there.
By car: 5 minutes from the Meihan Expressway Tenri IC. Head south on Route 169, and take a right at the 3rd traffic light (seven eleven). The hotel is just past the elevated railroad.
Nara Park Hotel
This hotel has an open-air bath in their natural onsen (hot springs). The facilities and service are good. You can enjoy the 1300-year old Kyutei cuisine (dishes once served in palace).
How to get there?
From Yamato-Saidaiji Station (Kintetsu Railway Nara Line): 8 min by car.

By car: 1 min from Daini-Hanna Road Horai IC
Nara Washington Hotel Plaza
This hotel is very convenient for both leisure and business, located on Sanjo-dori in the center of Nara, just a brief walk from JR Nara Station. The well-equipped, clean guest rooms are sure to please even the most discerning of guests.
How to get there?
From Kintetsu Nara Station: About 6 minutes on foot.
From JR Nara Station: About 5 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Yamato Koriyama IC and continue along Route 24.
Yukei no Yado Heijo
You can see the Colossal Hall of the Great Buddha and 5-storied pagoda of Todai-ji Temple right in front of your eyes. The view of Nara in the night time is amazing too.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (JR, Kintetsu Railway): 8 min by taxi.
By car: 20 min from Keinawa Expressway Kizu IC.
Yamato Kogen Bosco Villa
The ancient city of Nara is full of world heritages. Nestling within the abundant nature of the Yamato Kogen Highlands, Bosco Villa offers a slow flow of time with tasty original dishes.
How to get there?
From Osaka Itami Airport: Take the Limousine Bus bound for Kintetsu Uehonmachi and get off at Kintetsu Uehonmachi (35 min). Then take the train bound for Aoyamacho/Uji-Yamada on the Kintetsu Osaka Line and get off at Haibara Station (40 min). The hotel is about 20 minutes by taxi from the main exit.
By car: 1 minute after exiting the Meihan Expressway at Ippommatsu IC.
Ryokan Hakuhou
Right in the center of Nara, though this hotel has extremely convenient access to Nara Park and Kofukuji, it still retains a quite tranquility that guests love. The komeiseki hot springs - famous for their health benefits, such as smoother skin - are also very popular.
How to get there?
From Kyoto Station: Take a Kintetsu train to Nara Station (about 40 minutes). It is about 300 meters from the number 4 south exit.
From JR Osaka Station: Take the Kansai Line to Nara Station (about 50 minutes). It is about 600 meters from there.
Shiki-tei
This authentic Japanese-style ryokan embodies the very essence of the country's ancient capital.
10 minutes on foot from Kintetsu Nara Station, Shikitei is within walking distance of Todai-ji Temple, Koufuku-ji Temple and Kasuga Shrine World Heritage sites. Come and meet the deer roaming free just outside your guest room window!
Food allergies, preferences in the menu, and religious dietary restrictions can be accommodated if requests are made in advance. Final check-in is at 19:00. Please note that guests arriving later than 19:00 may not be served dinner.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (Kintetsu Nara Line), East Exit: 15 min on foot or 4 min by taxi.
Comfort Hotel Nara
Just a 3-minute walk from JR Nara Station! This hotel opened in February 2008. Complimentary breakfast is available, and all rooms have wired / wireless LAN internet connection. Excellent location for either business or leisure travel.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (JR Kansai Line) East Exit: About 3 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Nishi-Meihan Expressway at Koriyama IC and continue along Route 24 for about 15 minutes.
Asukasou
This is a traditional Japanese-style ryokan located close to major tourist spots such as Nara Park, which is famous for all of its deer, Kofuku-ji Temple, and Todai-ji Temple with its Great Buddha. It is about a 10-minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station.
How to get there?
From Nara Station (Kintetsu Railway): 10 min on foot.
By car: 20 min from Nishi-Meihan Expressway Tenri IC.
Hotel Wellness Asukaji
This hotel stands very near Nara Park. Not only does it offer easy access to Nara's various World Heritage sites, including the earthen, step pyramid-style pagoda Zuto which is right in front of the hotel.
How to get there?
From Kintetsu Nara Station (Kintetsu Nara Line): Take the Nara Kotsu city loop bus (outer) and get off at Wari-ishi (about 6 minutes). The hotel is about 1 minute on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Daini Hanna Toll Road at Horai IC and continue for about 17 minutes (8 km).

Discover the neighborhoods of Nara