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Smile Hotel Nara

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Smoking rooms available
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The hotel is just a 3 minute walk from Nara Station. The front desk staff are friendly and it seems that some (though not all) speak some English. The hotel is cleaner than I expected throughout. I’ve found all hotels in Japan to be clean...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ktari3
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Only a hundred meters or so from the JR train station - important if you are carrying heavy luggage - and a friendly welcome, Smile Hotel certainly did it for me. Priced at around Yen 4,500.- to Yen 5,00.- this hotel has everything. Air-con/ heating...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank petertaylor57
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Been here with my husband and we stayed for 1 night after going back to Osaka. The room is quite small but very clean. Facilities are pretty good. This hotel is close to the station so that I just put all my suitcase there after...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank TrangAmi
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Close to the train centrain station and to the city center. The rooms are rather small, but clean. Perfect for short stay in the city. The beds are not comfy. Way too hard! The staff doesn't really speak english, so communicating is a bit tricky,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank AnnikaCF
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Rooms are small but so are train luggage racks. Our luggage was ok. Climbing over your partner to get out of bed worst problem we had. Spotlessly clean and wonderful hot water. Faced the station and could hear train but windows cut out a lot...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank daleringham
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"Be sure not to choose the rooms facing the train station"
Raihi
7 Nov 2016
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"we were on the 2nd floor and the alternatives are station view or car park view"
michael_dornan
19 Apr 2015
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"If you don`t smoke, don`t forget to require a non-smoking room!"
193Adriana
29 Jun 2014
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"If you have a lot of luggage, ask for a bigger room."
ShigueS
27 Apr 2014
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PRICE RANGE
US$33 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Sun Hotel Nara
LOCATION
JapanKinkiNara PrefectureNaraNara Station
NUMBER OF ROOMS
175
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