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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The rooms are large and sunny, scrupulously clean, and beautifully appointed. The location is excellent (a pleasant walk from JR Nara station; only moments to walk from JR Kyobate station; two blocks from the loop bus; and three blocks from the historic Naramachi district). And...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had such an excellent time staying at Hotobil. Coming from busy Hong Kong it was just the relaxed and peaceful stay we needed. Very good location, very traditional, very comfortable. We had the dinner and the breakfast and both were fabulous! highly recommend. Thank...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I just stayed the night. Excellent accommodations. Clean very clean. Very personal feel and private. Very quiet. Mieko-san is a master chef and the best host. The breakfast I had almost made me cry. It was the best meal I had in Japan and I've...More

2  Thank Erick S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of the best things about Hotobil (Guesthouse) is its fabulous location in the Historic District of Nara. It's great and totally safe to stroll around the narrow streets in the evenings, dine in the local eateries or have a drink in one of the...More

4  Thank 25BrianMcC
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Hotobil is basically a small guesthouse run by a lovely old Japanese lady who rents out the two rooms on the top floor of her house. We slept in the large room which was very comfortable and had all the amenities that we required. She...More

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30 March 2018|
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Dear guest, Feel free to make your booking. I accept reservations from couples and male guests accompanied by female friends. Regards, ☆ Unfortunately April 8 has no vacancies. I'm sorry. Hotobil
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Hi, The Toilet and separate full Japanese bathroom (tub & hand shower) are adjacent to the Tatami room. It was very private when we were there as there was no-one in the other room and the owner has a completely separate... More
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Response from hotobil | Property representative |
Hello I have read your e-mail. But, my hotel name is " Hotobil " in nara, Japan, not " Hudson" and not in NY. I guess your e-mail is wrong transmission. Please check your e-mail destination. Thank you.
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"select Japanese style room, which is bigger and has terrance."
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"Both rooms are nearly of identical size"
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"The traditional room is prettier than the western room, but otherwise the only difference is the presence or..."
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"Japanese style rooms is more charming and you can enjoy some of the cultural deco"
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