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Where to stay Accommondations

There are a wide range of accommodations available,
from hotels and guest houses to traditional Japanese inns (“ryokan”), old homes, and even a camp ground.
Though foreign language support may not be perfect everywhere,
the proprietors are sure to treat you to kind and courteous hospitality,
allowing you pleasant use of their facilities even when you can’t communicate with words.
It’s best to reserve your rooms in advance.

* All prices include taxes (8% sales tax).
Prices as of January 2017. Contents may change from this listing.

Miwa/Yamanobe Area

Category:
Japanese Inn

Taishoro

大正楼

This is a beautifully traditional Japanese inn and garden in an old home. It also provides meals made with local Nara ingredients. Their location can be used to host a wedding banquet and reception following a wedding at Omiya Jinja Shrine, too! Both the owner and staff are kind, courteous, and willing to help guests in English.

Information

Price:
¥6,480 to ¥16,200
Adress:
459 Miwa, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市三輪459
Tel:
0744-42-6003
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Some rooms only
Category:
Guest House

Machiya Guest House Mimoro

町家ゲストハウス みもろ

This guest house is located in a renovated traditional home. It’s small, with three rooms that can accommodate a maximum of 10 people. The wonderfully kind owners provide hospitality in English, too.

Information

Price:
¥5,400 to ¥9,720
Adress:
499-2 Miwa, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市三輪499-2
Tel:
0744-35-2705
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, Amex
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Guest House

Machiya Guest House Miwa

町家ゲストハウス 三輪

This guest house is located in a renovated traditional home. It has an at-home atmosphere where travelers congregate.
Every guest room comes equipped with a private cypress wood bath. They welcome anyone who can communicate in Japanese.

Information

Price:
¥5,980 to ¥8,980
Adress:
400 Miwa, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市三輪400
Tel:
0744-43-0588
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Hotel

Nara Plaza Hotel

奈良プラザホテル

This hotel earned three stars in the Nara Michelin Guide 2017. The spacious rooms done in a Japanese Modern style feature Simmons beds. Guests of the hotel may use the adjacent Nara Health Land facilities free of charge to enjoy 10 different types of bathing facility including outdoor baths fed by natural hot springs.

Information

Price:
¥8,000 to ¥39,500
Adress:
600-1 Kabatacho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県天理市嘉幡町600-1
Tel:
0743-64-1126
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners, JCB
Wi-Fi:
Yes (all rooms)

Sakurai/Tonomine Area

Category:
Auberge

L'Auberge de Plaisance Sakurai

オーベルジュ・ド・ぷれざんす 桜井

Nestled among the beautiful rural scenery of Sakurai’s suburbs, this hotel is famous for its restaurant. Managed by Hiramatsu, a company that’s opened French restaurants across the country, the hotel presents you the chance to rest and relax among beautiful sights while enjoying cuisine made with local Nara ingredients. Visitors are free to come for the restaurant only.

Information

Price:
¥51,140 to ¥96,940
Adress:
2217 Taie, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市高家2217
Tel:
0744-49-0880
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners, JCB
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Hotel

Tounomine Kanko Hotel

多武峰観光ホテル

This hotel is directly opposite Tanzan Jinja Shrine. Surrounded by mountains, it’s a place for peaceful rest and relaxation.

Information

Price:
¥9,072 to ¥12,960
Adress:
432 Tonomine, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市多武峰432
Tel:
0744-49-0111
Credit Card:
Card: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners, JCB, NICOS
Wi-Fi:
Lobby only
Category:
Hotel

Hotel Wellness Yamatoji

ホテルウェルネス大和路

This hotel is located in a quiet spot near Asuka. They have rental bicycles available.

Information

Price:
¥8,400 to ¥21,900
Adress:
299-1 Yamada, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市山田299-1
Tel:
0744-43-8606
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners, JCB, UnionPay
Wi-Fi:
Lobby only
Category:
Puchi-hotel

Sun Cherry

プチホテル サンチェリー

This cozy and homey hotel is located right near Sakurai Station. They offer a full course of French cuisine. There is also a room-only plan available.

Information

Price:
¥5,940 to ¥12,960
Adress:
203-4 Sakurai, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市桜井203-4
Tel:
0744-43-5115
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Lounge only

Hase Area

Category:
Japanese Inn

Itaniya

井谷屋

Pilgrims to Hasedera Temple have stayed at this Japanese inn since ancient times. They also have a small hot springs. The staff here are very friendly and more than willing to help guests in English.

Information

Price:
¥11,880 to ¥18,360
Adress:
828 Hase, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市初瀬828
Tel:
0744-47-7012
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, Diners, JCB, NICOS
Wi-Fi:
Annex only
Category:
Japanese Inn

Tanakaya

田中屋

This Japanese inn near Hasedera Temple has remained unchanged for many years. Their homemade sesame tofu is particularly delicious. You can also come here just to enjoy the food.

Information

Price:
¥10,800 to ¥16,200
Adress:
748 Hase, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市初瀬748
Tel:
0744-47-7015
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Guest House

Hase Guest House Ittan

初瀬ゲストハウス いったん

This guest house is run by a husband and wife who are both lovers of travel. They just opened last year in 2016.

Information

Price:
¥3,500
Adress:
2441-6 Hase, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県桜井市初瀬2441-6
Tel:
0744-48-3210
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, Amex
Wi-Fi:
Yes

Uda Area

Category:
Inn, Traditional Home

Sasayurian

ささゆり庵

This luxurious inn is limited to one party a night. It’s a traditional thatched home in the Japanese farming village style. From the guest room, you can enjoy a gorgeous view of rice terraces together with the peaks and mountains of Muro Akame Aoyama Quasi-National Park. There’s no doubt: your stay here will be the highlight of your journey in Japan. The staff are able to assist you in English.

Information

Price:
¥14,000/person (minimum 2) to ¥30,000/person (minimum 2)
Adress:
656 Muroufukano, Uda City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀市室生深野656
Tel:
0745-88-9402
Credit Card:
Card: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners, JCB, Toyota Card
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Japanese Inn

Hashimotoya

橋本屋

This long-established inn is located next to the wooden arched bridge of Murouji Temple. The famous Japanese photographer Ken Domon often stayed here, and these scenic accommodations have been much loved by many of Japan’s cultural figures. You’ll be able to enjoy a view onto the arched bridge together with the shifting seasons of Murouji Temple from your room. Their mountain vegetable dishes, which make the very best of fresh, locally-gathered ingredients, are works of art.

Information

Price:
¥16,200
Adress:
800 Murou, Uda City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀市室生800
Tel:
0745-93-2056
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
No
Category:
Bed and Breakfast

B&B Nishimine

B&B にしみね

This B&B is surrounded by beautiful rustic scenery. With delicious food and a kind-hearted owner, this inn is incredibly popular with overseas visitors. They’re able to come and pick you up from Kintetsu Sambommatsu Station (reservation required).

Information

Price:
¥6,500 to ¥10,000
Adress:
513 Murounishitani, Uda City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀市室生西谷513
Tel:
0745-92-2206
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Hotel

Health Center Miharuen

保養センター 美榛苑

This hotel prides itself on its “beauty waters,” hot spring waters that leave your skin feeling soft and moisturized after a soak. Perfectly located as a base for sightseeing, they also provide a free shuttlebus to Haibara Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line.

Information

Price:
¥9,400 to ¥14,580
Adress:
255 Haibarafukuchi, Uda City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀市榛原福地255
Tel:
0745-82-1126
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard, DC
Wi-Fi:
No
Category:
Hotel

Chinjyusou

椿寿荘

This hotel provides soothing accommodations nestled in the magnificent nature found in the forests and hot springs of Ouda. The natural beauty seen from the guest suites and the clear, colorless waters of the hot spring come together to soothe the spirit.

Information

Price:
¥5,076 (one night, with breakfast); ¥9,396 to ¥15,876 (one night, two meals)
Adress:
267 Oudahongo, Uda City, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀市大宇陀本郷267
Tel:
0745-83-1303
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Inn, Traditional Home

Kijiya

木治屋

This inn is located in a traditional home dating back over 130 years in the village of Soni.

Information

Price:
¥9,180 to ¥10,800
Adress:
2126-2 Igami, Soni Mura, Uda District, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀郡曽爾村伊賀見2126-2
Tel:
0745-94-2551
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Campground

Sun Village Soni

サンビレッジ曽爾

This campground is surrounded by nature. Features cottages, bungalows, and camping sites.

Information

Price:
¥4,800 to ¥15,000
Adress:
911-1 Imai, Soni-mura, Uda District, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀郡曽爾村今井911-1
Tel:
0745-94-2619
Credit Card:
Visa, MasterCard
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Category:
Bed and Breakfast, Traditional Home

Omoya

おもや

This B&B has an at-home atmosphere. Many guests from overseas have stayed here. It also features a number of workshops and experiences, including rice harvesting, firewood chopping, and pizza making.

Information

Price:
¥3,500 to ¥5,000
Adress:
2415 Sugano, Mitsue-mura, Uda District, Nara Prefecture
奈良県宇陀郡御杖村菅野2415
Tel:
080-6923-2197
Credit Card:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes