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Guesthouse Tamura is really homely, clean and comfortable, and very close to Nara Park. The owner also gave me some good tips on where to go in Nara. The Japanese breakfast was tasty too. Excellent value and I'd recommend it as a great base to explore Nara. Being so close to the park does mean it's about a 20 minute walk from the station (if you go slow, with big luggage!). But that's a minor point and the proximity to the park and the comfort level more than makes up for it.
Great guesthouse. The rooms were really nice and would definitely go back.
fantastic place though it is a little small for three with two large luggage. host is very hospitality and helpful. host can communication in English fluently.
Real nice hosts. And take the breakfast. Thank you.
Really nice, clean little hostel. The owners were super friendly and I highly recommend you try their Japanese breakfast! Bed was great, facilities were good also. Hostel is at least a 20 minute walk from the JR station but if you don´t mind then you´re def good to go to this one! They are close to Nara Park though, so I guess for the sites, their location is good!! Would recommend staying here!
great place to stay with lovely staff. bonus tooth brush, clean towels and friendly setting suggestions. highly recommend
Perfect. Don't stay anywhere else in Nara and definitely get the breakfast. 10/10
Tamura is in a great location for walking to many of the sights/sites in Nara. Junko's breakfast (a small fee) was delicious and the house spotless. She went out of her way to answer questions and provide information. Two reasons I didn't give top marks. First, there was no way to lock the rooms when you were not in them. I always felt comfortable and safe, but... Second, the non-dorm rooms have futons, not beds, which we were unaware of. Very uncomfortable for those with any physical ailments.
Jenko and Tad were very kind and helpful! I enjoyed staying here; it was very convenient to get to the park, and so near food and other attractions of Nara (5 story pagoda, etc). The breakfast is very affordable and delicious!! It was simple and consisted of a variety of vegetables, rice and miso, while I was there. I would definitely stay again
We only stayed one night but were made to feel very welcome, great location to park and fantastic value breakfast- definitely worth having. So much thought into small details and lots of complimentary products- wifi didn't work in our room but this was no issue.
Great little place to stay in while exploring Nara. Welcoming hosts with a lot of knowledge on what to do and see. Bicycles for hire, and you can have a delicious breakfast cooked for you the next morning while chatting with other guests. Very relaxing atmosphere.
The husband and wife who run this hostel are very kind and helpful. They also offer a Japanese breakfast for 300 yen which is great because there aren't many breakfast options. The facilities were clean and nice although the room itself was a bit small for 3 people and their luggage. There were also no lockers in the room but there is a small security deposit box in the room. The door to the room did not lock.
Nice guesthouse which feels almost like a homestay. Very friendly, english speaking owner who knows Nara like the back of her hand. Some other guests have complained about the humidity but although it was a humid outside during my stay I cannot say the humidity in the hostel inconvenienced me. I noticed an air vent in the dorm which might have been installed following the complaints. great location although a bit hard to find. Even after having been there twice i managed to walk past the street.
It was so nice being in more of a home than a hostel! The breakfast was only 300 yen and was DELICIOUS, and while the place is small, it's so cozy. I really enjoyed my stay, especially the free tea and coffee!!
A really nice place to stay in Nara. Very well situated, very welcoming and helpful staff. I enjoyed the japanese-style breakfast.
As said in another review, i can confirm that this is not a hostel, it is a home :) nuff said
This was a really nice comfortable guesthouse. The lady who owns it was friendly and kind. It is about a 10/15 min walk from the station
Everything was perfect! Thanks for a very pleasant stay.
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- All Female Group, 18-24
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