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Friendly and helpful hostel owner who also provides breakfast for 300Yen. This is a nice and typical Japanese experience.
A brilliant place to stay in Nara. The couple that operate the place are lovely. Make you feel at home. If staying thee, dont miss the breakfast - its awesome. The walks around Nara are awesome.
we really loved it and could have hardly done better.
Really homely and comfortable. Great cleanliness. Helpful and nice staff. Breakfast is well worth it (300 yen). Feels like you're a guest at someones home (which you are) without a feeling of intrusion. Recommended.
Stayed one night in winter. Although the owner is a little intense, she was extremely hospitable. The accommodation is a couple of dorms in the back of her house, but they were comfortable. The living room is small but encourages conversation. A large Japanese style breakfast is available for ¥300, order the night before. Traditional Japanese bath is available on site. A long-ish walk from JR Nara station but close to the main shopping street, Nara Park and temples.
Amazing place! Nara is a tiny town and from the guesthouse to most of the spots I wanted to check was walking distance.(stayed there for three nights, so there were many spots) 15mins walking from JR Nara station, 10 mins or less from that private line Nara station. Owner is very nice and helpful. It was more of a home-stay than a hostel:)
A charming guesthouse, perfectly located in the town of Nara. Junko really welcomes you into her home and makes you feel comfortable (she also makes an amazing breakfast!). Ideally placed for going to all the UNESCO World heritage sites and of course the deer park. I would definitely stay here again.
This was an great hostel, my friend and i felt right at home! I also recommend getting the breakfast there, because it is delicious.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The host is very friendly and helpful. She can speak a little Cantonese as lived in HK before so no problem for my non-English and non-Japanese speaking mother to communicate with her :P The house is located in local residential area near Nara Park so it's easy to access to local restaurants and it's not far from Kintetsu Nara station and the shopping street Sanjo-dori there. The room(kaki) is bigger than my expectation and there is one room more larger to book. The futon is very comfortable. If
Lovely guest house, breakfast is excellent value for money.
Cozy wonderful guesthouse, almost like a B&B. Stay here! I didn't want to leave. It felt like family.
It's quite a bit of walking from the station but perfectly located next to the deerpark. Facilities are nice and clean and the daily Japanese bath is a total recommendation. Also breakfast (you need to order this in advance) is a typical Japanese homecooked meal which is also worth it.
Very friendly family run hostel. We had a comfortable stay. Tamura is in a great location very easy to get to all the eating places and sights of Nara. breakfast is great too.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 41+
- (1 review)
This guesthouse feels more like a home-away-from-home! It was so lovely getting the traditional breakfast and sitting around talking with the other guests. Also the house has so much character you actually enjoy hanging out there when it's too cold to go outside. The location is quiet and quaint, it really was a peaceful place to stay. I will definitely be booking all my future trips to Nara at Guesthouse Tamura!
The triple sharing room is really too small for 3 persons. The bed, yes, enough for 3. But the space to open luggage etc is only enough for 1 medium size luggage. The garden needs maintenance cause it looked pretty messy when we were there, nothing close to the picture we saw on the website.