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This is the place to stay if you want an AUTHENTIC Japanese experience. You must be ready for it though- this is as authentic as you can get. Food is also very good. Old school lodging for those who wish to experience the Japanese way...More
This is just a delightful ryokan. The hosts were gracious. The room was clean and comfortable. (We did have probably the best room, at the end of the walkway with our own bath and toilet.) The food was just incredible -- elegant, tasteful, and very...More
Luckily this was our first Ryokan experience and it got much better after this one.
When we first arrived, we felt like we were an imposition. The furniture was torn and tattered, the whole place felt old and dingy. It was freezing in our bedroom...More
On a positive note, the location is great. You're right in the center of all the roaming deer and a stone's throw away from the Todaiji Temple.
From the moment we arrived we didn't feel a warm reception. Unlike every other location that has helped...More
On any trip to Japan it's worth going to Kankaso or other similar high-end ryokan in the countryside. Staying at Kankaso feels like staying in an amazing, large, 100yr-old Japanese home. This place is totally Japan - as authentic feeling as it gets.
Response from Brianmarcel | Reviewed this property |
Hi June, I booked with Japanes Guesthouses. Good service and information. During our holiday in Japan we stayed at 3 ryokans. Kankaso in Nara was perfect. Authentic, very good food and very friendly staf. The location is... More
Hi June, I booked with Japanes Guesthouses. Good service and information. During our holiday in Japan we stayed at 3 ryokans. Kankaso in Nara was perfect. Authentic, very good food and very friendly staf. The location is good: in the main street leading to the tempel. Enjoy.