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As it used to be the final point of the Silk Road, Nara is the origin of Japanese culture.
The original scenery still remains in Yamato, where time passes slowly.

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Nara Ugaya Guesthouse
4-1 Okukomori-cho
Nara, Japan 630-8235
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We accept CASH ONLY, please.
Be informed that we have only one shower room.

Hours: 8am - 10pm
Check in: 3pm-10pm
Check out: 11am
Please let us know in advance if you can't make it by 10pm, or we can't guarantee your beds (entrance will be locked).

If you didn't show up by 10pm (night) and couldn't check-in, you are responsible for making other arrangement for the night yourself. Thank you.
-You can arrive between 8am to 3am to drop off luggage. No charge.

-One day luggage keeping service after check-out: 500yen/person

-You are agreeing to all the Policies by making a reservation with us.

-All rates and prices are non-negotible and non-refundable.

We may not be as spic-and-span as an newly built modern hotel since we renovated an old Japanese pharmacy/private house. However, we try our best to offer a clean and comfortable accommodation for guests who wish to explore the beautiful historic town of Nara.

We are not for you if you want to party. Instead, you will enjoy the tranquil yet friendly atmosphere. We are more than happy to help you with your plan making in this ancient capital of Japan. Ask us about Japan's oldest shrine and world's oldest wooden buildings, in addition to nice cafe nearby and other recommendations of our staff who love Nara and Buddhist art'.

We are only 6 - 8 min. away from Nara stations and conveniently located within walking distance from most of the tourist attractions including the famous Great Buddha Hall of Todaiji.

Guest Rooms

Twin Private
5 Bed Private (for 3 to 5 persons)
3 Bed Mixed Dorm
*Tatami mats and high-quality futon beddings; there's no 'bed' in the rooms.

Double-Bunk Bed Room:
Female Dorm (two double-bunk beds)
Mixed Dorm (three double-bunk beds)
*Each bed has own reading light, outlet and curtains for your privacy.

What's Included?

-Shared Shower Room (8am-11pm)
-Shampoo/Body Wash in Shower Room
-Hair Dryer
-Hot Water
-Toaster Oven

Other Information

- Cozy tatami common room for everyone to chat and relax (lights turned of at 11pm)
-Bike Rental: 500yen/day
-Laundry: 100yen/load, incl. detergent
- Home roasted organic coffee (300yen)
- No curfew
- Public bath nearby (Closed on Mondays)
- Cash only


If you did not show up without calling by 10:00pm, we do not guarantee your beds. We lock the entrance at 10:00pm.

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled 2 days before date of arrival, 50% of total cost of stay will be charged.
If cancelled 1 day before date of arrival, or in case of no-show, 100% of total cost of stay will be charged.


From JR Nara station (6 min)

1. Leave the station via Central Exit (Chuo Kaisatsu).
2. Go past a Lawson and Seven Eleven you can see on the RIGHT.
3. Cross the Main street at the trafic light (DO NOT TURN!) and walk into a narrow path.
A Kimono Shop is on the corner.
4. Keep walking straight.
5. You will find UGAYA on your RIGHT just before the end of the street.

From Kintetsu Nara station (8min)

1. Leave the station via East Gate, then Exit 2.
2. Turn LEFT at the fountain to enter the shopping arcade.
3. Pass Daiso, Coto Shopping Mall on your RIGHT.
4. Turn RIGHT at the end of the arcade.
5. Stay on SANJO St. until you get to a big intersection.
A curry restaurant is on the LEFT corner.
6. Cross the intersection and then turn LEFT.
7. See a Shrine on your RIGHT, and turn RIGHT at the trafic light. A Black Cat charactor is on the corner.
8. Stay on the narrow path and make it RIGHT at the first fork in the street.
9. You will find UGAYA on your LEFT.


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Nara Ugaya Guesthouse
4-1 Okukomori-cho
Nara, Japan 630-8235

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