Nara is one of the popular tourist destinations in Japan, famous for the great Buddha, lovely deer and extensive destinations of Kyoto and Osaka. It’s only a 1 hour train ride from JR Nara station to JR Kyoto station, thus, when you can’t find an affordable accommodation in Kyoto itself, this could be a wiser option. You can enjoy the scenery from the window, so one hour just passes by for sure!
Guesthouse Makura is located about 15 minutes from JR Nara station by foot. You will stay in a small private room of an old traditional Japanese style guesthouse. Free WiFi is available, and the toilet and showers are communal. It is recommended for pairs and also for those who are driving as free parking is available.
private backroom(奥個室) Guesthouse Makura奈良市, 奈良県, Japan
Top guest reviewsthe room is old-style washitsu () with tatami lamp a table mirror ac & fanthe "bed" was made with ofudon and quite comfortable to sleep onif you want a comfortable place to stay in nara please choose katsuro you won't be disappointedsuch a lovely little room everything is (website hidden by airbnb) the way katsuro is so niceit's a good experience to live in such a wood structure roomit is clean and convinietvery clean and traditional guesthouseclean and cosy traditional-house stay in naraeverything was clean and the room is very comfythe room is clean and comfortable
Host:the host is very nicekatsuro was a fantastic hostthe host cared our safetylovely place and great hostthe staff there introduce numerous great sightsRead more reviewsthe location is greatgood location aswell close to nara parkthe location is excellent for traveling as it is close to nara park and railway stationgood location convenient transportation close to the scenic spotnear to all major shopping streets and stations and super stylish
The hotels in the convenient areas in Nara are usually slightly costly, especially when they are within walking distance from the JR Nara station. This apartment is perfect for those who are looking for a simple accommodation at a cheap price! Hosted by Go, this Airbnb site is just 5 minutes from JR Nara station in an apartment called Stale Nara. The small 1K type room comes with free WiFi as well as washing machines. To make things better, it is only 9 minutes from the renowned Todaiji Temple by bus! It is highly recommended for those traveling alone or in pairs.
5 minutes walk from JR Nara! It is a clean room.Nara-shi, Nara-ken, JapanSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe amenities are very comfortableit is a nice fully equiped studio apartmentbut there is another huge supermarket about 300m west of the aptthe apt was very well equipped - washing machine rice cooker microwave toaster and refrigeratorthe apt size is quite good for japan and suits two people finegreat place its clean convenient comfortableroom is very comfortable and cleanit's a super equipped very clean and cozy room with all the essential facilities in placeit has completed facilities and it's really clean and quiet
Host:a really thoughtful host has everything in the houseRead more reviewsnice place well locatednice place that is close to the train station and all attractionsgood location will definitely come back next timeit's comfortable apartment in a very convenient locationvery easy to take the bus from jr nara to all the place
A double bed is available at this Airbnb site, which is about 8 minutes from JR Nara station by foot. A kitchen is available as well as a coin laundry, and free WiFi is available too. This room is also great for those who are traveling in pairs.
Tarbo's House Sakuramachi 113 : Near JR Nara st奈良市, 奈良県, Japan
Top guest reviewsthe wifi provided was good and even got a pocket wifi during our staywestern bed table chairs small but well equipped kitchenthe room was extremely comfortablewe especially liked the comfortable mattressthe room is good and self-suficient (with small kitchen and toilet)towels to dry the bathroom and the dishes would be nicegreat place clean and cosyvery beautiful appartment clean and practicalinside the apartment the environment is clean and cozythe room was clean and the bed pretty nice
Host:fantastic hosts with great recommendations5 star hosts for sureour host was easy to communicate with and responded quicklybut i‘m sure the host is motivated to improve these points ;-)host is nice and answering very fastRead more reviewsgreat location close to the jrnara railway stationeasy walk to the train and bus stationgood location near nara park and jr stationalso good location when coming from nara stationideal for a one person stay in location close to the downtown
Guesthouse Kotone is located just 5 minutes from Kintetsu Ouji station by foot. A fully equipped kitchen as well as a living room and tourist information is available at the guesthouse, making it great for those who are unsure about their travel plans. The shower and toilet facilities are shared. This guesthouse is highly recommended for those who are traveling in groups of up to 4. To make things better, it is very convenient from both Nara and Osaka as it is only about 20 minutes from both stations by train.
4 person dorm in Guesthouse Kotone
This Airbnb site is about 10 minutes from JR Nara station via foot and is perfect for those who are traveling in groups of up to 4. Free WiFi is available and it is also a very convenient place as there are supermarkets, convenience stores and coin laundries in the vicinity.
A former Ryokan (Japanese style hotel) was reformed into Guest House Route 53, today a popular Airbnb site around Nara. It is slightly further than the former site and is 15 minutes from JR Nara station by foot, but that also means it is quieter and more serene. A shared kitchen is available as well as WiFi, and it is perfect for those traveling in pairs.
Guest House Route 53
This Airbnb, located just 6 minutes from Saidaiji station, is great for those who are looking for a cheaper accommodation. Saidaiji is by no means inconvenient and is in-fact just 5 minutes from Nara station by train. Furthermore, a Kintetsu department store and AEON supermarket are also located in the vicinity of this Airbnb site. It is highly recommended for those traveling in pairs.
Organic Farmhouse Tomaryanse is located about 10 minutes from Asuka station by foot. Located in a quiet rural area of Japan, this place is highly recommended for those traveling alone or in pairs and who love to witness Japan’s unique scenery. You may be able to experience what farming is like if the timing matches. Dinner and breakfast is also available at just 2000 JPY (18 USD) and 500 JPY (5 USD) respectively.
Organic farmhouse TomaryanseAsuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara-ken, Japan
Top guest reviewsrustic yet comfortable farmhouse in a lovely rural settingthe rooms were spacious and comfortableour room was clean neat and simplegreat place with great scenery and clean air
Host:very nice staff as wellnice staff asuka is greateileen is a great hostthe host hanae is a nice and friendly girlhave futon bed the host was goodRead more reviewsthis place is great very close to the train station so easy to finda nice and cozy traditional japanese house near the train station and convenient storesuch a beautiful family living in a beautiful location in the countryside of japanthere is a 7/11 near by and also a nice japanese noodle restaurant (soba) within a walking distancethe place is really cozy traditional countryside bicycle close to many beautiful sights and places
Convenient, cheap and comfortable!
These amazing Airbnb sites all come at extremely affordable prices, especially for a popular place like Nara. Make sure you check them out when planning your trip to Japan! Sometimes, it’s not easy to find an affordable accommodation in Kyoto. So considering Nara, where you can reach JR Kyoto station in an hour’s time easily, would be a wiser option!
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