Exterior view, Shiki-tei in Nara
Room - Guestroom, Shiki-tei in Nara
Restaurant, Shiki-tei in Nara
Japanese-style Room  - Guestroom, Shiki-tei in Nara
Room - Guestroom, Shiki-tei in Nara
Room - Guestroom, Shiki-tei in Nara
Japanese-style Room  - Guestroom, Shiki-tei in Nara
4.8Exceptional

43 reviews

43 reviews

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4.7Exceptional

Location rating score

Parking
Lowest price includes
Popular landmarks
Nara National Museum
300 m
Kofuku-ji Temple
340 m
Isuien Garden
540 m
Nara Park
830 m
Todai-ji Temple
890 m
Closest landmarks
Ara-Ike Pond
120 m
Mumuroji
260 m
50 Noboriōjichō
290 m
Nara National Museum
300 m
Tokondo
310 m

Shiki-tei

1163 Takabatake-cho, Nara-shi, Nara, Nara, Japan, 630-8301 - View map
Highlights

Inside city center

310 meters to Nara National Museum

Gift/souvenir shop

Coffee shop

Car park

Facilities

Car park

Coffee shop

Gift/souvenir shop

Handrails in stairs and hallways

Japanese cuisine

Go game

Shogi

Large indoor bath

Service5.0
Number of restaurants1
Location rating4.7
Closest airportOsaka International Airport (ITM)
Distance from airport38.1 km

Rooms available at Shiki-tei

Special Japanese-style Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²
  • Smoking allowed
  • 5 futons
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Japanese-style Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²
  • Smoking allowed
  • 5 futons
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  • Room size: 20 m²
  • Smoking allowed
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  • Room size: 20 m²
  • Smoking allowed
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  • Room size: 20 m²
  • Smoking allowed
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Smoking allowed
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Japanese-style Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Smoking allowed
  • 4 futons
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Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Smoking allowed
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²
  • Smoking allowed
  • 5 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Smoking allowed
  • 3 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
More about Shiki-tei Exterior view

More about 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.

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Amenities and facilities

Languages spoken
  • English
Accessibility
  • Braille support in public spaces
  • Elevator for wheelchair
  • Gravel path at entrance
  • Handrails in stairs and hallways
  • In-room emergency alarm
  • In-room emergency alarm for hearing impaired
  • In-room toilet and bathtub with handrails
  • Shared acccessible toilet
  • Sign-language support at reception
  • Slope at entrance
  • Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair accessible
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Go game
  • Shogi
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Coffee shop
  • Japanese cuisine
Swimming & soaking
  • Large indoor bath
Services and conveniences
  • Gift/souvenir shop
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]
Available in all rooms
  • Bath towel
  • Bathtub
  • Newspaper (evening edition)
  • Newspaper (free)
  • Newspaper (morning edition)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Smoking allowed
  • Toilet with bidet
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)

Hot spring Information

Hot water type
  • Hot tap water bath

Hot spring on site

Indoor public bath (Male only)
  • Capacity
    6 persons
  • Opening hours
    15:00~00:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    0
Indoor public bath (Female only)
  • Capacity
    6 persons
  • Opening hours
    15:00~00:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    0

Location

1163 Takabatake-cho, Nara-shi, Nara, Nara, Japan, 630-8301
Exceptional
Location

4.7

Airports
  • Osaka International Airport (ITM)
    38.1 km
  • Kobe Airport (UKB)
    55.7 km
Public transportation
  • Kintetsu Nara Train Station
    780 m
  • Kintetsu Nara Station
    780 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Konishi-drug store
    650 m
Shopping
  • Higashimuki Shopping Street
    610 m
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven
    410 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    440 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Nara National Museum
    300 m
  • Kofuku-ji Temple
    340 m
  • Isuien Garden
    540 m
  • Nara Park
    830 m
  • Todai-ji Temple
    890 m
  • Kasuga Grand Shrine
    1.2 km
  • Nigatsu-do Temple
    1.2 km
  • Heijokyu Ruins
    4.0 km
  • Toshodai-ji Temple
    4.6 km
  • Yakushi-ji Temple
    4.9 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Ara-Ike Pond
    120 m
  • Mumuroji
    260 m
  • 50 Noboriōjichō
    290 m
  • Nara National Museum
    300 m
  • Tokondo
    310 m
  • Kohfukuji
    320 m
  • Kofuku-ji Temple National Treasure Hall
    320 m
  • Nara Visitor Center & Inn
    330 m
  • National Treasure Museum - Kōfuku-ji
    340 m
  • Kofuku-ji Temple
    340 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Others

    For anything that's not mentioned on this page, please directly ask the property.

    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out
    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until11:00
    The property
    • Number of restaurants1
    • Opened in 1899
    • Most recent renovation1993

    Reviews of Shiki-tei from verified guests

    4.8
    Exceptional
    Location4.7
    Room comfort and quality4.9
    Service5.0
    Access4.7
    High score for Nara
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    5.0
    charlie from United Kingdom
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We ended our trip in Japan here a few weeks ago. We were told to experience the traditional Ryokan experience before we left and are very happy we did. We found Shiki-tei to be very tidy and clean, we both slept very well as it was so quiet. The staff we a

    Reviewed October 06, 2019
    4.8
    John from Singapore
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Very convenient location in Nara at the edge of the Nara Park, excellent traditional Japanese service, friendly staff.

    Reviewed June 14, 2019
    5.0
    Sarah from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    They stored our bags before check-in time; we checked in with a brief tea ceremony; the young lady who served us during our wonderful stay spoke English well and was helpful on logistics; the room was spacious and well equipped including with a traditional

    Reviewed June 10, 2019
    5.0
    Audrey from Canada
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    What an amazing stay. From the moment we arrived we were treated like we were very important. The staff were so gracious and accommodating. We were greeted with a tea ceremony and then had some shiso tea while we completed the necessary paperwork. The

    Reviewed May 31, 2019
    5.0
    alister from Canada
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Everything was marvelous during our three days at Shiki-tei. We loved the welcoming, hospitable service, the amazingly varied, delightfully arranged, and tasty meals, the carefully appointed, traditional rooms and baths, and the peaceful but central locat

    Reviewed May 29, 2019
    12345
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