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Best Hotels in Nara

What's Nara like?

Nara is a walkable location known for its temples. Simply book a local tour to enjoy your stay a little more. Learn about the local heritage of Nara at top landmarks like Kofuku-ji Shrine and Todaiji Temple. Popular sights like Nara National Museum and Nara Park are sure to leave an impression.

Where are the best places to stay in Nara?

Here are our travellers' top 5 places to stay in Nara:

Noborioji Hotel Nara

4-star hotel with bar, near Kofuku-ji Shrine
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Fitness centre • Comfy beds


3.5-star ryokan within walking distance of Kofuku-ji Shrine
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Attentive staff

Kasuga Hotel

City centre ryokan within walking distance of Nara Prefectural Cultural Hall
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Garden • Spacious rooms

NARA Guesthouse KAMUNABI - Hostel

Within easy reach of Nara National Museum
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Bar • Terrace • Central location

The Deer Park Inn

Walking distance from Kasuga Shrine
  • • Free WiFi • Walkable location

What types of hotels are available in Nara?

We have 117 Nara accommodation options with prices starting at GBP 4. Choose one of our 4298 deals and get discounts of up to 75%.

Below are the number of accommodation options by star rating in Nara and the surrounding area:

  • • 16 5-star accommodation from GBP 94 per night
  • • 250 4-star accommodation from GBP 47 per night
  • • 1274 3-star accommodation from GBP 26 per night
  • • 165 2-star accommodation from GBP 8 per night
  • • 125 1-star accommodation from GBP 9 per night

How to get to Nara

What is the closest airport to Nara?

  • • Osaka (ITM-Itami), 22.8 mi (36.7 km) from central Nara

What are the closest train stations to Nara?

  • • Nara Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city centre)
  • • Shin-Ōmiya Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city centre)
  • • Nara Tomio Station (4.9 mi/7.9 km from the city centre)

Things to see and do in Nara

What is there to see in Nara?

  • • Kofuku-ji Shrine
  • • Todaiji Temple
  • • Nara Park
  • • Kasuga Shrine
  • • Toshodai-ji Temple

What is there to do in Nara?

  • • Nara National Museum
  • • Nara Family
  • • Naramachi
  • • Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum
  • • Nara City Museum of Photography

Other popular Nara attractions

  • • Yakushi-ji Temple
  • • Sarusawa-ike
  • • Heijo Palace
  • • Saidai-ji
  • • Nara Woman's University

When is the best time to visit Nara?

  • • Hottest months: August, July, September, June (average 32°C)
  • • Coldest months: February, January, December, March (average 2°C)
  • • Rainiest months: July, August, June and May (average 112.70 inches of rainfall)