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181-15 Kainozukacho, Nara 630-8142 Nara Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star accommodation
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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
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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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$60 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$60 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
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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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25 September 2015|
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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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