Top 3 Most Luxurious Hotels in Nara

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Romantic room © Unique Hotels Group/Flickr

Though Nara is not a very large city, it is one of the most important cities in the history of Japan: not only because it had been the capital for some decades, but for its historical heritages as well. It is no surprise that thousands of tourists decide to travel here and visit the most significant sights of the city.

From the point of view of accommodation, Nara offers dozens of cheap and expensive hotels to the tourists who decide to spend their night(s) here. From four-star, elegant and luxurious hotels to simple and cheap one star hotels you can find everything in this amazing city. This article gives you a brief description of the top 3 most luxurious hotels in Nara.


Nara Washington Hotel Plaza


Double bedroom at Nara Washington Plaza Hotel © earth_photos/Flickr

If you want to have a room close to the city center, this is the best place for you! It is not only located downtown Nara, but tourist attractions, such as Kofuku-ji, Gango-ji and Naramachi Monogatari-kan are located  are almost near the hotel. This elegant and luxurious hotel has four stars, and it has everything a tourist may need: restaurant, free internet access, massage salons, safety deposit boxes, etc.

Nara Washington Plaza Hotel has 204 non-smoking rooms, equipped with air conditioning systems, comfy hot tubs and gorgeous furnitures. You can spend a night here starting from $ 125. The address of the hotel is: 31-1 Shimosanjo-cho, Nara City Center.


Nara Hotel

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Courtyard of Nara Hotel © _Yuki_K_/Flickr

Nara Hotel has the most panoramic view on the city of Nara. The hotel was built in 1909, but it is renewed and it became one of the best hotels in Nara. It is very close to the Todai-ji Temple’s Great Buddha Hall and to the pagoda of Kofuku-ji. The interior of the hotel may seem old-fashioned to some guests, but in reality it gives you a feeling of an antique and luxurious place.

You can find the following facilities here: bar, pub, restaurant, coffee shop, bicycle rental, several shops and a smoikng area as well. If you are tired, you can have a massage, too. The address is 1096 Takabatakecho, Nara City Center.


Hotel Fine Garden Horai

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Romantic room © Unique Hotels Group/Flickr

Even though it is a very elegant hotel, the prices are very advantageous and affordable: you can spend a night here for $ 37! Just like the other two hotels, this one is very close to the following tourist attractions: Kofuku-ji, Naramachi Monogatari-kan and Naramachi Shiryo-kan Museum.

The guest rooms are very elegant and well-equipped: LCD televisions, free Wi-Fi, refrigerators, CD/DVD players, jakuzzi, and -most importantly- very comfortable beds. It is rather a love-hotel, it may not fit the expectations of a family, because there is no restaurant. The address is: 4-34-7 Houai, Nara.



Room at Nara Hotel © _Yuki_K_/Flickr



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