There is so much to look forward to on your trip to Nara —Japan‘s first capital. For starters, there’s the quaint Nara Park where hundreds of adorable deer roam free as they bow to you when you feed them some crackers! You can even find the towering Daibutsu or Great Buddha sculpture in Todai-ji Temple as well as discover early Japanese history and culture at Nara National Museum. (Best Hotels in Nara).
For these things and more, you’re sure to enjoy yourself in this vibrant city; and when you do, you’re also sure to find respectful service and impeccably clean surroundings in these top-quality accommodations in Nara.
Experience world-class service at Hotel Nikko Nara. Feel right at home with its minimal and cozy design. Enjoy various facilities such as the swimming pool, fitness center, spa, and free access to the bathhouse.
To love: The variety of amenities | Landmark: JR Nara Station | Price starts from: $65~
Get treated like royalty at the Nara Hotel. Marvel at the traditional architecture and stylish rooms. Guests love the rooms’ floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel is also home to restaurants that service French and Japanese cuisine.
To love: The VIP treatment | Landmark: Gangoji Temple | Price starts from: $130~
Rest on a traditional futon bed at Hotel Mikasa. Situated right next to Kasugayama Primeval Forest, it provides scenic views of the outdoors. Choose to take a refreshing dip in the open-air onsen or hot spring bath.
To love: The panoramic vistas right outside your room | Landmark: Shosoin | Price starts from: $250~
Check out Nara’s first Edo period ryokan! Immerse yourself in nature by strolling around the nearby park or trying the free bicycle rental. Don’t forget to savor a kaiseki or traditional multi-course dinner.
To love: The intricate architecture | Landmark: Kasuga Taisha | Price starts from: $260~
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