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Guest House Tamura

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I stayed here with a friend for 2 nights. Both the women's and men's dorms, from our experience, were very clean. Kotoge-san, the owner, is incredibly welcoming and serves a delicious breakfast for only 300 yen everyday. She is very willing to help travelers with trip planning and offer maps from her stock for a myriad sites. The location is...

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Colorado
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My niece and I stayed here for one night. We walked about 30 minutes from the Nara JR station partly due to getting lost after arriving past 7pm and walking under a downpour. Upon arrival, we were welcomed and checking in was fairly straightforward. We had the room to ourselves which was nice. The guesthouse location is within walking distance...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here for four nights and loved our stay! We had breakfast for ¥300 per day and it was the most delicious breakfast I received while in Japan. Conveniently located in a lovely area, the guesthouse was fantastic for exploring locally on bikes (able to be rented from the owner for only ¥300/day!!) or for day...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights at Guest House Tamura and overall had a good stay. The female dorm is snug if fully occupied but having the in-room sink helps and the bathroom and common area are closeby. Beds are very comfortable and shower is always hot. Location is great, it's in the old part of Nara, Naramachi, with great streets to walk...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The tiny place is located just outside Nara Hotel in a narrow alley. It is a bit hard to find it, however, the place is friendly and with a nice hostess. You can pay for the home made breakfast Japanese style the night before. It is authentic and delicious. The location is not far from Nara train station and deer...

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Only about 15 min. walk from Nara station, and really close to the park. The owners were very sweet and prepared delicious breakfast for a reasonable price every morning. They also prepared a Japanese style bath every evening for everyone to soak in one after the other, which was very welcomed after a full day of exploring temples. I would...

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

The house is very nicely done and decorated, beautifully maintained. Its close to all the major attractions of the town. The hosts are very friendly and warm. I really liked it and will again want to visit this place. I recommend it highly.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

The host is very friendly and helpful. She can speak a little Cantonese as lived in HK before so no problem for my non-English and non-Japanese speaking mother to communicate with her :P The house is located in local residential area near Nara Park so it's easy to access to local restaurants and it's not far from Kintetsu Nara station...

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Curitiba
Reviewed 5 September 2014

For a unique city like Nara, there couldn’t be a more suitable place to stay. Confort, tranquility, a very tradicional old japanese style house and a personal and kind attention by the owner made our stay in Tamura Guesthouse an unforgettable experience. Our spacious Japanese style room had a pleasant view to the garden and was very quiet and comfortable....

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Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

5 stars cleaningness! Japanese residence home experience! Perfect American English with both owner! Top hostel facilities! Close walking distance to major tourist sites! Incredible 300 yens not to be miss Japanese home cooked breakfast! Helpful and informative for my stay in Nara! I don 't want to leave! Feel like coming to my Japanese sister home and I am not...

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Address: 1107-2 Takabatakecho, Nara 630-8301, Nara Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Nara Prefecture > Nara
Price Range: €20 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“You can book a single sex dorm room.”
 of 5 bubbles truthtelling2015, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The japanese style larger room is very confortable and tranquil and have a singular japanese atmosphere.”
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 of 5 bubbles Nanbei, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Kaki room - very comfortable and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles WHDavies, 3 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Bring your pajamas with you.”
 of 5 bubbles nomonomo, 15 May 2012 | Read review
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