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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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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
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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 you so
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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 gone to tsukiji at a highly rated
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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 nearby bars. Usually we stay
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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 cooked us a fantastic Japanese breakfast in
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Wide and beautiful room
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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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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 living space. I recommend a taxi from the JR station. it is rather hard to find, but easy to walk to and from once you know your way around. Very nice place in an interesting neighbourhood.
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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."
"Both rooms are nearly of identical size"
"The traditional room is prettier than the western room, but otherwise the only difference is the presence or absence of chairs."
"Japanese style rooms is more charming and you can enjoy some of the cultural deco"
"The yamato room with balcony is better, full of Japanese sense~"
US$98 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiNara PrefectureNara
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