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Hilo Hostel
2 out of 5
1-1-22 Omiyacho, Nara, Nara
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The price is NT$1,133 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20

Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sarusawa-ike and Nara Woman's University. Naraden Arena and Todaiji Temple are also within 2 mi (3 km). ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"リビングもお部屋もお風呂も凄く綺麗!ドリンクも美味しいし、お布団もあったか!心もからだも暖ったまりました。 オーナーのヒロさんがほんっっとに良い人で大好きになりました。 奈良旅行で、こんなに素敵なお宿に出会えて幸せでした。 また絶対行きたいです。"…"

Reviewed on 2020/12/25

Hilo Hostel
Mori no Guest House - Hostel
2 out of 5
73-6 Kawaharajocho, Tenri, Nara
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Situated in Tenri, this hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Isonokami Jingu Shrine and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Nara Kenko Land. Obitoke-dera Temple and Jurin-in are also ...

Mori no Guest House - Hostel
Guest House One More Heart at NARA BI - Hostel
1 out of 5
11-12, Surugamachi, Nara, Nara
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Naramachi, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Yakushi-ji Temple is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away. Nara Station is 7 ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"静かで落ち着ける所・・駅に近く,観光名所にも近いです。 初日にわかったのですが奈良公園の鹿は鹿せんべいよりも食パンのほうが好きみたいでしたので毎日奈良公園の鹿にエサのパンをやりに行っていました。この宿泊所は長期滞在者にはとても貴重な存在かも知れませんね。"…"

Reviewed on 2018/8/7

Guest House One More Heart at NARA BI - Hostel
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HARUYA Naramachi
1 out of 5
31-4 Minamifukurocho, Nara, Nara
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$780 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20

Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Yakushi-ji Temple is 3 mi (4.9 km) away. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"Traditional japanese style place. Beautiful, cozy, and an experience. Only stayed a night but would definetly recommend for short stayd"…"

Reviewed on 2019/8/31

HARUYA Naramachi
Yuzan Guesthouse Annex - Hostel
2 out of 5
423 Aburasakacho, Nara, Nara
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$810 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20

Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nara Christ Church and Todaiji Temple. Nara Park is 1.3 mi (2 km) away. Kintetsu-Nara Station is 5 minutes ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (26 reviews)

"Lovely location with helpful and friendly staff. The bedroom was spacious and cozy."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/18

Yuzan Guesthouse Annex - Hostel
OYO Hotel Base Nara
2 out of 5
Aburasakacho 438-1, Nara, Nara
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The price is NT$981 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21

Located in the heart of Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Naramachi and Todaiji Temple. Nara Park is 1.3 mi (2 km) away. Kintetsu-Nara Station is 5 ...

4.4/5Excellent! (25 reviews)
Much more than price

"Dormitory room: Clean, bed size is ok. All of the room has socket, TV. Shared places: Shared shower rooms are clean. Shared kitchen is not so big. Main seasonings( salt, pepper ...) are there. Card games, Board games and TV games are there. Location: It’s a little be far from famous temple by foot. ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/17

OYO Hotel Base Nara
NARA Guesthouse KAMUNABI - Hostel
2 out of 5
1054, Kidera-cho, Nara, Nara
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The price is NT$1,766 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23

Situated in the historical district, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jurin-in, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Gango-ji Temple and Nara Information Center ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"Hard to get to without good transit options if you have luggage. House is fairly old and there was a smell in the room. Overall, it was okay."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/20

NARA Guesthouse KAMUNABI - Hostel
Guest House One More Heart at NARA KOROMO - Hostel
1 out of 5
274-7, Nishikitsujicho, Nara, Nara
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Yakushi-ji Temple is 3.1 mi (5 km) away. ...

Guest House One More Heart at NARA KOROMO - Hostel
Deer Guesthouse - Hostel
1 out of 5
36 Tsubai-cho, Nara City Center, Nara
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Located in the heart of Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nara Christ Church, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Sarusawa-ike and Nara Information Center ...

4.2/5Very Good! (45 reviews)
Nice place, very convenient.

"It was very convenient but the bed was very cold. The upper bunks were hot so I wore my jacket and two pants to sleep. Otherwise a nice hostel. Nowhere to hang anything in the bathroom and shower area. Nice if towels were included."…"

Reviewed on 2019/1/30

Deer Guesthouse - Hostel
Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
2 out of 5
31 Yurugicho, Nara, Nara-ken
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nara Prefectural Art Museum and Todaiji Temple. Nara Park is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) away. Kintetsu-Nara ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (191 reviews)

"Amazing hostel in a 100 year old building! Beautiful garden. Central to all the attractions! Really really beautiful!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/26

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
Guesthouse Hajimari - Hostel
1 out of 5
71-3 Kiharacho, Kashihara, Nara
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The price is NT$1,472 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20

Situated in Kashihara, this hostel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Yagi Fudanotsuji Exchange Center and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Kashihara Shrine. Iruka Shrine and Ofusakannon ...

Guesthouse Hajimari - Hostel
CENTURION HOSTEL NARA HEIJOKYO
1 out of 5
7F 1-3-1 Nijoojiminami, Nara, Nara
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Situated in the entertainment district, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Nara Family, Nara Prefectural Cultural Hall, and Nara National Museum. Yakushi-ji ...

4/5Very Good! (109 reviews)
Heck in problem.

"Hostel failed to send me the access code for self checkin. Had to call them last minute and struggled with a staff who spoke very little English to obtain the code."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/27

CENTURION HOSTEL NARA HEIJOKYO
Asuka Guest House - Hostel
1 out of 5
659 Asuka, Takaichi-gun, Asuka, Nara
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Situated in the historical district, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Nara Prefecture Complex of Man'yo Culture and Asuka Historical Museum. Ishibutai ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Spotless and friendly. It's a great experience!

"Wow! Great staff, plenty of common space and a beautiful area to explore. Brand new and spanking clean 2017, expresso coffee and fully equipped kitchen. Bar and cafe on site! Perfect."…"

Reviewed on 2017/10/15

Asuka Guest House - Hostel
guesthouse haru kitamachi - Hostel
1 out of 5
1-2 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara
The price is NT$2,944 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9

Situated in the historical district, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Todaiji Temple, Nara Prefectural Cultural Hall, and Nara National Museum. Nara Park ...

4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"Nice house, good staff"…"

Reviewed on 2018/4/23

guesthouse haru kitamachi - Hostel
Nara Ugaya Guest House – Hostel
1 out of 5
4-1 Okukomori-cho, Nara, Nara
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Nara Christ Church, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Naramachi and Yoshikien Garden are also within 10 minutes. ...

4/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
A great place to stay in Nara

"A great place to stay, fantastic atmosphere and staff. The inn keeper plays the biwa on request, highly recommend that. The main shoping street is the next street over and the station is five minutes walk. Nara park is also well within walking distance. I also recommend the sento (public bath house) ..."…"

Reviewed on 2018/9/25

Nara Ugaya Guest House – Hostel
Oak Hostel Nara
2 out of 5
15, Higashimuki Kitamachi, Nara, Nara
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Located in the heart of Nara, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nara Woman's University, Sarusawa-ike, and Kofuku-ji Shrine. Nara Prefectural Art Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (133 reviews)

"Very clean and good location."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/11

Oak Hostel Nara
Guest House One More Heart at NARA SHII - Hostel
1 out of 5
274-1, Nishikitsujicho, Nara, Nara
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Yakushi-ji Temple is 3.1 mi (5 km) away. ...

3/5 (2 reviews)

"1ヶ月以上前に予約していたのにダブルブッキングに合い、共有スペースでの滞在を余儀なくされた。ダブルブッキングと判明してからも従業員の対応はとても遅かった。何時間も待たされた挙げ句、返金額と支払い額が異なっていた。そして夜中にチェックインに来た外国人に起こされ、従業員は深夜不在のため、何故か私が対応。外国人に夜間連絡先へ電話してもらっても従業員が英語出来ないため、私が直接対応するはめになった。それなのに感謝も謝罪もなにもない。ふざけるな。こんなところ泊まらない方が良い。"…"

Reviewed on 2018/11/28

Guest House One More Heart at NARA SHII - Hostel
SUGIYA Guest House - Hostel
2 out of 5
Imamikado-cho 34-1, Nara
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nara Information Center, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Gango-ji Temple and Sarusawa-ike are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
Excellent hostel, terrific area, highly recommend!

"Excellent all the way for this hostel. Our only regret was not staying long enough!"…"

Reviewed on 2018/12/6

SUGIYA Guest House - Hostel
Guesthouse Iki
2 out of 5
1-5 Kamisanjo-cho, Nara, Nara-ken
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nara Christ Church, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Sarusawa-ike and Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum are ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (94 reviews)

"Great location. Sweet small (3room) guest house with traditional tatame rooms. Halfway between the train station amd the main attractions. Would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 2018/8/18

Guesthouse Iki
Guest House One More Heart at NARA GO - Hostel
1 out of 5
274-8, Nishiki tsuji-cho, Nara, Nara
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Situated in Nara, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum, Nara Park, and Todaiji Temple. Yakushi-ji Temple is 3.1 mi (5 km) away. ...

1/5 (2 reviews)

"不要去住"…"

Reviewed on 2019/2/12

Guest House One More Heart at NARA GO - Hostel
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SUPER HOTEL Lohas JR NARA-EKI

SUPER HOTEL Lohas JR NARA-EKI

3 out of 5
1-2, Sanjohon-machi, Nara, Nara
The price is NT$1,153 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
4.4/5Wonderful! (273 reviews)
Great location for a quick business trip

"It was extremely fine. I would not recommend breakfast , at least during COVID-19. A bento with cold rice and assorted items. At least they graciously refunded the amount I paid for it."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/23

SUPER HOTEL Lohas JR NARA-EKI
CANDEO HOTELS NARA KASHIHARA

CANDEO HOTELS NARA KASHIHARA

3 out of 5
Naizencho, 1-1-50, Kashihara
The price is NT$3,643 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (134 reviews)

"Spacious and clean. Near Dubontori shopping. Staff is helpful. Complimentary side street parking."…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/13

CANDEO HOTELS NARA KASHIHARA
Hotel Nikko Nara

Hotel Nikko Nara

4 out of 5
8-1 Sanjo-hommachi, Nara, Nara-ken
The price is NT$2,073 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
4.2/5Excellent! (1,002 reviews)

"Clean and friendly - staff helpful despite lack of English speakers."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/22

Hotel Nikko Nara
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Nara?
By going with a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and set aside more of your budget for exploring during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its temples and monuments.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in many shapes and sizes, but all of them have three main qualities in common, including budget prices, a social atmosphere, and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Nara?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our travelers and might be a good place to look first: Hilo Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nara Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. You’ll find showers in all rooms. HARUYA Naramachi - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. OYO Hotel Base Nara - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Kintetsu-Nara Station and Nara Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and TV in a common area. Rooms come with towels, TVs, and linens. Guest House One More Heart at NARA HANABUSA - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Nara Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and air conditioning. You’ll find free toiletries in all rooms. Mori no Guest House - Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. Rooms come with free toiletries.
How many hostels are there in Nara?
If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Nara, one of Expedia’s 30 hostels might be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Nara?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual precipitation for Nara is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do in Nara?
In general, Nara is known for its temples, gardens, and monuments. Major attractions include Nara Park, Todaiji Temple, and Yakushi-ji Temple. Get out into nature with places like Mount Yoshino, Mount Wakakusa, and Sarusawa-ike. Cultural attractions include Nara National Museum, Nara City Museum of Photography, and Okumura Commemorative Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Nara while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Nara on hand to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX), 40.8 mi (65.6 km) away. An alternative is Itami Airport (ITM), situated 27.3 mi (43.9 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. You can access metro transit at Yanagimoto Station, Unebi Station, and Sango Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Kintetsu-Nara Station, Nara Station, or Shin-Omiya Station.