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Kankaso

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

I debated on a 2 or 3 star rating for this place because staying at a ryoken's can be a nice experience if done well. There are good points about this place but we had such a poor experience that I must base my review...More

2  Thank FluffyBunnyFeet
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Most foreign visitors to Nara are daytrippers so prices are lower for accommodation than Kyoto, but English is less widely-spoken. The Kankaso Ryokan is situated on the western edge of Nara-koen, two minutes walk from the Todai-ji housing the Great Buddha. It sits among a...More

5  Thank adbuchanan
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We stayed here during Sakura season and found the rates extremely attractive versus what was available in Kyoto. Most people do a day trip to Nara from Kyoto but a night here should definitely be considered. If you are a first timer to Ryokans you...More

2  Thank OzCol1981
Reviewed 17 April 2015

All in all it was a good experience. The room was a nice size and the view of the garden was beautiful. The onsen was nice and available for private bath with no trouble. The staff were sweet and gracious. The room was nice and...More

5  Thank Sportsgirl59
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Stayed january 2015 and had a wonderful time….food was the best we had and its in a super location. Nice to see an old style accommodation and we felt very Japaness..dont worry if you can not speak japanese… you get by

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US$167 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Top resorts Hotel in Nara
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US$167 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Top resorts Hotel in Nara
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Brianmarcel | Reviewed this property |
Hi June, I booked with Japanes Guesthouses. Good service and information. During our holiday in Japan we stayed at 3 ryokans. Kankaso in Nara was perfect. Authentic, very good food and very friendly staf. The location is... More
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Try japanese guest houses. For enquiries and booking. We booked the ryokans with them.
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"Look for a different ryokan."
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"Get a room adjacent to the garden with the private toilet"
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"We had a first floor room with nice views over courtyards"
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"Stair cases to the 2nd floor are quite steep. The "Little Deer" suite connected by an outdoor..."
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