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Hotel New Wakasa

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Nara for one day while travelling Japan and it was one of the best days of the holiday, the city is wonderful and this hotel was the perfect place to stay there. The hotel is set near the parks in the older area of the city, we were a bit suspicious walking towards it but when we found... More 

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Munich, Germany
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59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is closely located to Nara park, which is ideal for sightsseing but not so close to Naramachi, where the restaurants and a decent nightlife is situated. The hotel sits next to a main street which is somewhat noisy and which can be heard from the rooms and the surrounding of the hotel is not very attractive. After a... More 

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Thank Walter S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have included pictures of the evening meal we had at this hotel It was not cheap but it was still very good value The service is excellent and although a little tricky to find initially it is well located near Nara Park where most of the best sight seeing is located

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Thank Chris M
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean nice traditional.japanese hotel.experience friendly staff traditional rooms with private bath but also a public bathhouse close to sites and park about a mile from train station and around the corner from 711

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Thank Matt G
Milan, Italy
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61 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff try to be nice but not very successfully. Very restrictive with meal times. Really far away from JR Nara St. bu quite near to the Todaiji. Room was very big in traditional japanese style, onsen were nice and they give you a 'yukata' to stay in the hotel. Abundant kaiseki meals (breakfast and dinner). They give you deer cookies... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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186 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The good: reasonable room, comfy futon, comfy yukata, close to Nara Park and the big temple. The private outdoor bath was cool. Souvenir photo was quite funny. The funny deer stuff everywhere is kind of cute. Front desk explained sightseeing really well and gave us free deer cookies. The not so good: quite far from Nara JR station. Quite a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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362 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 677 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The positives *Great service from the staff (this would be the main reason why I rate them a 4), I decided to book this hotel (and Nara) literally only 2 days before the stay and called the hotel to book the 3 Michelin Wa Yamamura for me, they were able to get me a reservation with zero fuss. Arrived early... More 

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Thank Anilegna
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The staff is simply awesome, they helped us in everything even when the communication wasn't perfect.the rooms are traditional, splendidly clean and overlooking the hills with wooden bathtub on the room balcony to enjoy a relaxing bath with wine or sake late at night..

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Check in at 15:00 and check out at 10:00. Would be nice to sleep in before such an early checkout. Would've taken the breakfast package, but would have to wake up even earlier. Although rooms had a feeling of authenticity, it felt more like a chain hotel. Staff with headsets, took a picture with the fluffy toys, moved along for... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed here for one night while on a family trip to Nara (wish I could have stayed a week!). The welcome from the staff was superb, tour of the property, rooms, and dining areas, made us feel at home. The hotel is beautiful, classically Japanese, no detail is spared from the in room tatami mat bed room, to the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €145 - €462 (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
“Ask for a nice room because they definitely have some !”
 of 5 bubbles 894mathiasm, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles joonasp20, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
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