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Hotel New Wakasa

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nice hotel, with a small but pleasant onsen on the groundfloor. However, my room was smaller than expected and not very comfortable. Very good service though. And great location to visit Nara (only 10 minutes walking to the park)

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very well located next to the Nara park and at walking distance from all main attractions, sites and restaurants. The size of the room is decent as they remove the sleeping tatamis during the day. Breakfast is ok but there is no flexibility on timing and they call you 3 times if you are late! The same for check-out at...

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Location is not too far from the park but still a good distance to walk on hot summer day. It was not worth the food & board package- not impressed with dining room set-up (canteen feel), food and even their public bath, for the prices they charged. Most, but not all staff were nice and helpful. Their tourist maps were...

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

A short taxi ride from the JR station, but more importantly a very short walk from the park. The room was clean and pleasant and the staff very helpful. The map they gave use was excellent, giving a really good route to and through the park going to the less crowded and more peaceful areas. Dinner was good, though not...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Found this hotel on Trip Advisor and wasn't disappointed. It is located right on the boundary of the Nara Park. All the temples are located in the park. The hotel was somewhat helpful in providing us with a map of the park and location of the temples --don't miss the Todaiji Temple with the giant Buddas!! I would suggest taking...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I stayed here recently on a trip to Nara. I found the staff to be extremely helpful. When we arrived, they had a really good map of the area ready for us (very helpful) and also gave us cold fruit tea (I forget if it was orange or lemon) that was delicious. It was very hot when we arrived and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I booked the hotel after some review on accommodations using TripAdvisor. Turns out to be a pretty good choice. :) The start of my journey to the hotel was from Kyoto where I took the train to the Kintetsu Nara Station. On map the walk looks manageable. However with a pretty heavy suitcase plus laptop under the hot sun... the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The hotel is a 25-minute schlep from the JR station, closer to the Keiretsu station, in a quiet neighborhood a short walk from two of the major temples and the Nara National Museum, and a short walk to 'old Kyoto'. Don't be put off by the eclectic decor of the western lobby. The staff couldn't be more helpful, storing our...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 April 2016

When we arrived we had a great welcome from the Hotel staff. They were very helpful and explained everything we had to know about the traditional Japanese style room. The booking included a great traditional dinner and breakfast which included ingredients we didn’t know that they exist. The hotel is near all important sites of the city. They offered us...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at the New Wakasa annex. The staff is very accommodating and the rooms are very clean. Unfortunately for us, we were in a corner room with a view of a building about 4 feet away and an unpleasant odor reminiscent of cabbage. The room was very clean and relatively spacious. As in many ryokan, there is...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Hotel New Wakasa

Address: 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara 630-8274, Nara Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: ₹ 11,390 - ₹ 27,971 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel New Wakasa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“direction west is off the main and noisy road”
 of 5 bubbles 811WalterS, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Park view is better”
 of 5 bubbles 104bernardd, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The japanese style Roms are very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles baerli-bu, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“For foreigners, take the Traditional room for the experience.”
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