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Nara, Japan
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Haruya Naramachi
Haruya Naramachi
8.7 Excellent
31-4 Minamifukurocho, Nara, Japan
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0.9 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 834 reviews
8.7

Situated a short walk from Nara Railway Station, the hostel provides guests with an ideal base while in Nara. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo
Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo
8.2 Excellent
7f 1-3-1 Nijoojiminami, Nara, Japan
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2.3 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
8.2

Situated within walking distance of Shin-Omiya Train Station, Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo offers guests a convenient base while visiting Nara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Nara Guesthouse Kamunabi - Hostel
Nara Guesthouse Kamunabi - Hostel
9.0 Excellent
1054, Kidera-Cho, Nara, Japan
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1.1 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 282 reviews
9.0

Nara Guesthouse Kamunabi is set in Nara and is close to nearby attractions, such as Gango-ji. It also offers laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
8.8 Excellent
31 Yurugicho, Nara, Japan
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0.6 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 360 reviews
8.8

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers provides a traditional setting while in Nara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Tips for booking a hostel in Nara

Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Nara:$57/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$11/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$27 - $141
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$23 - $77
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
8.8 Excellent
31 Yurugicho, Nara, Japan
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0.6 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers provides a traditional setting while in Nara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Cheapest hostels in Nara

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Haruya Naramachi
Haruya Naramachi
8.7 Excellent
31-4 Minamifukurocho, Nara, Japan
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0.9 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 

Situated a short walk from Nara Railway Station, the hostel provides guests with an ideal base while in Nara. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

$25
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Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo
Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo
8.2 Excellent
7f 1-3-1 Nijoojiminami, Nara, Japan
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2.3 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 

Situated within walking distance of Shin-Omiya Train Station, Centurion Hostel Nara Heijokyo offers guests a convenient base while visiting Nara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

$32
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Nara Guesthouse Kamunabi - Hostel
Nara Guesthouse Kamunabi - Hostel
9.0 Excellent
1054, Kidera-Cho, Nara, Japan
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1.1 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 

Nara Guesthouse Kamunabi is set in Nara and is close to nearby attractions, such as Gango-ji. It also offers laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

$36
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Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
Guesthouse Nara Backpackers
8.8 Excellent
31 Yurugicho, Nara, Japan
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0.6 km from city centre, Nara, Japan 

Guesthouse Nara Backpackers provides a traditional setting while in Nara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

$250
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Nara hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Nara?

    On average, it’s $58/night for a hostel in Nara, though $49/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $12/night in Nara. Try to avoid booking your hostel in December (the most expensive month). Booking in September (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Nara?

    With an average review score of 8.8 (out of 10) from 360 HotelsCombined users, Guesthouse Nara Backpackers is considered the best Nara hostel.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Nara closest to Nara Park?

    The most popular Nara hostel near Nara Park is Guesthouse Nara Backpackers. Guesthouse Nara Backpackers has a rating of 8.8/10 from 360 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 0.9 km from Nara Park.

  • Should I stay in a Nara hostel?

    Hostels in Nara tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Nara hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.