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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We have never stayed in a Ryokan and wanted to try one. We arrived early from Osaka and walked about 8 minutes from the train station to the Ryokan. We were warmly welcome by the staff who came out to receive us. After confirming our reservation we were asked what time we would want to have our dinner and breakfast...

Thank VinceVW
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my first Ryokan I ever tried in my life. Surely, it made a beautiful impact upon my perception on Ryokan. It is comfortable place to stay with beautiful open air bath and delightful breakfast. They put expected guest's name for the day on the front porch. Which makes you feels a bit special. Although on the other side,...

Thank Jay T
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The staff were lovely and catered for our vegetarian needs throughout, which was fantastic as it is not easy being veggie in Japan. Big rooms, great roof top hot tubs and all round real Japan experience. Make sure you book a Japanese room with Japanese food to get the full experience, as the food was incredible, even though we had...

1Thank Helen J
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A more modern building yet maintains the old charm of classic ryokans. Nice sized rooms, delicious Japanese breakfast, attentive but reserved service, and amazing public baths, one outdoor with a view of the pagoda and mountains, and a large indoor one with a small waterfall looking out to a garden with Buddha.

1Thank Jeff B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The location is excellent (15min slow walk to the train station, and on the steps of the park). The rooms are comfortable, the facilities very well maintained. The private bath (3000Yen+tax) offers a nice view of the pagoda (nice if you book evening time and see it illuminated).

1Thank ClementPierart
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 April 2016

It was an interesting experience to stay in a ryokan, we really enjoyed. Good sides of the hotel: - Location. It was very close to the deer park and in a quite and wonderful area. - Staff: Not all of them could speak english well but they were always willing to help. Especially there was a lady in the reception...

Thank Banu_ozcelik
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Like another reviewer mentioned, it is better than average yet does not deserve Very good, so I'll go 3 stars here. This typical Japanese hotel is well located, but old and not convenient, with steps everywhere. Room was cramped with the bed on a podium, bathroom typically self contained Japanese bathroom. The overall feeling is of a old hotel. Slippers...

Thank Frog_Singap
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Really not impressed the service was not as good as Matsui Bekkan in Kyoto. Food was the same and room was smaller and not as clean. You can see many stains on the carpet. Location wasn't bad but there really isn't much to Nara except for Todaiji and Nara park. Again how many stars to give depends on how much...

1Thank daikin
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great experience here! The staff were lovely, the breakfast was very varied and service was great. The outdoor baths were a lovely experience (especially if you go around dinner time as they are empty and you can enjoy to yourself). The outdoor baths overlook a nice pagoda and it is a very relaxing experience. They also had indoor baths. The...

Thank Nihal F
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Stayed at the ryokan for 2 nights with another couple in the Japanese Style room. Location: Superb, 10minutes walk from Kintetsu Nara, 2minutes walk from Nara Visitor Center (which I highly recommend). 3minutes walk to Nara Park. 4minutes walk to Kohfukuji Temple. Food: I dont have a basis for comparison as this was the only Japanese styled breakfast and Kaiseiki...

Thank Yongyi

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Address: 1113-3 Takabatakecho, Nara 630-8301, Nara Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: €118 - €468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Asukasou 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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“ask for a room without permanent blinds in the window (which is possible to see outside)”
Banu_ozcelik, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Visit the outdoor bath at night for a view of the lit-up pagoda. Different experience totally!”
Yongyi, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The onsen is on the 4th floor”
andrewm368, 17 Dec 2013 | Read review
“The rooms facing the pagoda are probably the best.”
D_PN, 11 Jun 2013 | Read review
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