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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Nara, Hotobil is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Hotobil makes it easy to enjoy the best of Nara. Hotobil is a family-friendly specialty bed and breakfast offering air conditioning and a kitchenette in the rooms. Hotobil makes it easy to stay connected during your stay by offering guests free wifi. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Yakuzentaku, Kaki No Ha Sushi Hompotanaka Nara Main Store, and Hiraso, which are some sushi restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Should time allow, Nara Park (1.9 km), Todai-ji Temple (2.0 km), and Nara National Museum (1.4 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The rooms are large and sunny, scrupulously clean, and beautifully appointed. The location is excellent (a pleasant walk from JR Nara station; only moments to walk from JR Kyobate station; two blocks from the loop bus; and three blocks from the historic Naramachi district). And...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank gee-ess-gee
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had such an excellent time staying at Hotobil. Coming from busy Hong Kong it was just the relaxed and peaceful stay we needed. Very good location, very traditional, very comfortable. We had the dinner and the breakfast and both were fabulous! highly recommend. Thank...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I just stayed the night. Excellent accommodations. Clean very clean. Very personal feel and private. Very quiet. Mieko-san is a master chef and the best host. The breakfast I had almost made me cry. It was the best meal I had in Japan and I've...More

Date of stay: April 2017
2  Thank Erick S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of the best things about Hotobil (Guesthouse) is its fabulous location in the Historic District of Nara. It's great and totally safe to stroll around the narrow streets in the evenings, dine in the local eateries or have a drink in one of the...More

Date of stay: April 2017
5  Thank 25BrianMcC
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Hotobil is basically a small guesthouse run by a lovely old Japanese lady who rents out the two rooms on the top floor of her house. We slept in the large room which was very comfortable and had all the amenities that we required. She...More

Date of stay: March 2017
3  Thank Thomas P
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okashipink
30 March 2018|
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Response from hotobil | Property representative |
Dear guest, Feel free to make your booking. I accept reservations from couples and male guests accompanied by female friends. Regards, ☆ Unfortunately April 8 has no vacancies. I'm sorry. Hotobil
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Katie B
2 April 2016|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Toilet and separate full Japanese bathroom (tub & hand shower) are adjacent to the Tatami room. It was very private when we were there as there was no-one in the other room and the owner has a completely separate... More
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Response from hotobil | Property representative |
Hello I have read your e-mail. But, my hotel name is " Hotobil " in nara, Japan, not " Hudson" and not in NY. I guess your e-mail is wrong transmission. Please check your e-mail destination. Thank you.
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"select Japanese style room, which is bigger and has terrance."
Luyee
29 Sep 2015
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"Both rooms are nearly of identical size"
MikeO757
10 Aug 2015
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"The traditional room is prettier than the western room, but otherwise the only difference is the presence..."
alisonc48
31 May 2015
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"Japanese style rooms is more charming and you can enjoy some of the cultural deco"
miki122
2 Apr 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$57 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiNara PrefectureNara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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