Guesthouse Nara Backpackers

31 Yurugicho, Nara, Japan, 630-8283  show map
 2 stars
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Guesthouse Nara Backpackers

Wi-Fi
Parking

JPY 500 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Sports activities

Cycling

No pets allowed

Overview

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is only 150 meters from Nara National Museum, Nara Prefectural Art Museum and Kofuku-ji. Such amenities like a designated smoking place and parking are provided.

This venue is 3 km away from the center of Nara. A 5-minute walk takes guests to the dessert Yoshinohonkuzu Tengyokudo Narahonten.

40 km to Itami airport.

Rooms

Rooms come with bedding and linens for every bed. Some rooms like Quadruple Room, Style Quadruple Room, 6-bed mixed Dorm and Small Double Room include amenities such as climate control, a laptop safe, a dressing area and a personal computer. Shared bathrooms are provided. Hairdryers and towels are also available.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles on spot.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at JPY 500 per day.

Number of rooms:   8.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area

Bathroom

  • Shower

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Guesthouse Nara Backpackers Nara location
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Hotel Address:

31 Yurugicho, Nara, Japan, 630-8283

Get directions
City Center
  • Nara
    1.6 mi
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.5 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kintetsu Nara Station
    2300 ft
  • Nara Station
    5000 ft
Restaurants
  • Yoshinohonkuzu Tengyokudo Narahonten
    500 ft
  • Mahoroba Daibutsu Puddinghonpo
    1300 ft
Parks
  • Isuien Garden
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    8

Rooms and availability

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.6 mi

Places of interest

  • Naramachi3000 ft
  • Gangoji Temple3300 ft

Train stations

  • Kintetsu Nara Station2000 ft
  • Nara Station4600 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Isui-en1400 ft
  • Kofuku-ji1400 ft
  • Todaiji Temple2000 ft
  • Shosoin2300 ft
  • Kasuga Taisha5000 ft
  • Shin Yakushiji1.0 mi
  • Heijokyoato2.1 mi

Museums

  • Nara Prefectural Art Museum400 ft
  • Nara National Museum1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Shinyakushiji Temple1.1 mi
    1352 Takabatakecho, Nara
  • Futaiji Temple1.3 mi
    517 Horencho, Nara
  • Kairyuoji Temple1.6 mi
    897 Hokkejikitamachi, Nara
  • Wakakusa Hill1.2 mi
  • Byakugoji Temple1.5 mi
    392 Byakugoji-cho, Nara

Near the hotel

  • Nara Prefectoral Office600 ft
    30 Noboriojicho, Nara
  • Isuien Garden1200 ft
    74 Mima-cho, Nara
  • Todaiji Temple2200 ft
  • Todaiji Temple Cultural Center1900 ft
    100, Suimoncho, Nara
  • Kofukuji Temple1400 ft
  • Nara National Museum1600 ft
  • Himuro Shrine1700 ft
    1-4 Kasugano-cho, Nara

Restaurants nearby

  • Yoshinohonkuzu Tengyokudo Narahonten500 ft

    Address: 1-6 Oshiagecho
    Phone: +81 742-27-5011

    75% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 31

  • Shizuka1500 ft

    Address: 59-11 Noborioji-cho
    Phone: +81 742-27-8030

    75% likes this, based on 37 reviews

  • Com Ngon2100 ft

    Address: 19 Higashimukiminamimachi
    Phone: +81 742-26-7779

    52% likes this, based on 34 reviews
    Cuisine: Vietnamese
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 10

  • Mahoroba Daibutsu Puddinghonpo1300 ft

    Address: Nabeyacho
    Phone: +81 742-23-7515

    79% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 10

  • Tonochaya1600 ft

    Address: 47 Noboriojicho
    Phone: +81 742-22-4348

    62% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    8
Hotels nearby
Cities nearby
  • Kashihara hotels - 20 km
  • Higashiosaka hotels - 19 km
  • Sakurai hotels - 19 km
  • Tenri hotels - 10 km
  • Sango hotels - 14 km
  • Yamatokoriyama hotels - 5 km
  • Heguri hotels - 15 km
  • Neyagawa hotels - 19 km
  • Kadoma hotels - 21 km
  • Ikoma hotels - 11 km

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Guesthouse Nara Backpackers

Average guest rating

8.8out of 10
Superb
Based on 151 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    Traditional Japanese house, over 100 years old. Owned by a young Japanese guy, whose dream is to open such a backpacker's hostel. The host is very nice, and you can meet friends from different part of the world. My wife and I spent a very good night in the lobby.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    True Japanese style house. Didn't find more authentic during my holidays.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Typical Ryokan. the most beautiful and realistic i've been. if you want live the real Ryokan experience you have to sleep in this one. The owner are very nice and very helpful. they gave us many good advise for sightseeing and eating. thank you very much for this great expérience in Nara

    Next time i will come back in spring or in automn because it's really hard to sleep good without climatisation in summer time

  • Couple
    10.0

    Authentic Japanese style Tatami Room in a beautiful traditional house and very friendly and helpful host. Highly recommended!

  • Single
    10.0

    Excellent place to stay for those on a budget. Just a few minutes to Nara park and the main attractions. Very friendly, competent couple running the hostel. Very good atmosphere. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I like everything about Guesthouse Nara Backpackers. The rooms are super clean, super nice, it's an old tea house. It's adorable, and well located. The owners are super nice!!!

  • Couple
    8.8

    Staff really friendly and nice!! Very lovely place, traditional ryokan.perfect to stay if you want to visit nara! I strongly recommend it to any travelers

    Air conditioning was missing in the double room where we slept the first night

  • Single
    8.8

    The building is ancient but not old, with a pretty yard which I liked very much.It is near the scenes and JR station, so it is very convenient. The bed is comfortable. The kitchen offers all you need if you'd like to cooking. And, the host and hostess are friendly. As a whole, it is a great experience to live there.

    I think, nothing.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Super friendly boss ,helpful,can speak English very well,great location to JR and NAra park.amazing house ,beautiful Japanese garden,super clean,nice price,wonderful!!

  • Single
    9.2

    The hostel itself is a traditional Japanese building with more than 100 years history.It is kind of unique.I love the smell of the building and the garden inside.The owner are very friendly and informative.

    Some of the facilities are old but very acceptable considering the history of the building.

  • Single
    9.6

    It is a very interesting experience to stay in a real Japanese guest house which is an authentic Japanese experience. Though it is a historical Japanese house, it is reasonably well maintained by the young couple and their Korean staff. They ate all very friendly. Nice garden and maintained facilities.

    Japan house does not show address playe in the front door. Better to print the map well so as to get it. They don't take credit card.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The room is very clean, the staffs are very friendly and the house is nice.

    Since it is an old house and our room was near the common area, we hear people checking in and woods creaking when someone walks by.

  • Couple
    8.8

    English speaking friendly staff with free bicycle for rental. the place even has a small kitchen that can be used by the guests.

    a bit difficult to find a night. the signboard is very small.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The hosts were really nice and welcoming. And the house was typical Japanese style, absolutely beautiful. Our hosts managed to combine fancy modern equipment in a traditional Japanese tea-house, keeping the spirit of it, and yet make you feel like home. A really good surprise!

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Very beauty japanese old house.

    No heater, too cold in mid night.

How to reach hotel

hotel Guesthouse Nara Backpackers Nara location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

31 Yurugicho, Nara, Japan, 630-8283

Get directions
City Center
  • Nara
    1.6 mi
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.5 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kintetsu Nara Station
    2300 ft
  • Nara Station
    5000 ft
Restaurants
  • Yoshinohonkuzu Tengyokudo Narahonten
    500 ft
  • Mahoroba Daibutsu Puddinghonpo
    1300 ft
Parks
  • Isuien Garden
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    8