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10 Kasugano-cho, Nara 630-8212 Nara Prefecture See on map
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Marcopolo20th
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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

Thank tonyrnyc
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

Thank lindajgh
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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

Thank DebbieIrwin
Reviewed 11 August 2016

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. Like many...More

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Number of rooms
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US$161 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
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Number of rooms
9
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US$161 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
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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
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Try japanese guest houses. For enquiries and booking. We booked the ryokans with them.
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"Look for a different ryokan."
DebbieIrwin
5 Nov 2016
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"Get a room adjacent to the garden with the private toilet"
346ronp
3 Oct 2015
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"We had a first floor room with nice views over courtyards"
adbuchanan
1 Jun 2015
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"Stair cases to the 2nd floor are quite steep. The "Little Deer" suite connected by an outdoor..."
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7 Jan 2014
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