Tamura was a private house built about 100years ago and was recently refurbished as a cozy guesthouse maintaining original atmosphere. Occasionaly, deer gets into the garden of Tamura and may surprise you. Nara Park, Todaiji-temple, Kohfukuj-temple, Gangoji-temple and yet many more spots are within walking distance. Best location for Nara walk.
At 'Y' on SABJO-dori, take slight right so pond (Sarusawa Ike) is on your right. After the pond, make a wide right turn so the 5-tire pagoda is behind you. Pass Hotel Sunroute Nara. Shortly after, there is a men's hair salon across the street. Turn left here into small alley with a small yellow sign reading 'Nara Hotel'. At the coner, there is HISAGOYA diner. The hostel is at the end of the alley on the right. If you get lost, ask where is Nara Hotel. We are just in front of West Gate (Back gate) of Nara Hotel.
From JR Nara statiuon, Take Bus #50 or 51 and get off the bus at NARA HOTEL bus stop. (Fare 200yen) Then cross the street and enter Nara Hotel gate and proceed to your left descending slope to West gate. We afre just in front of the gate. 3 minute.