85.0% Based on 171 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

3.5-star spa inn near Todaiji Temple

In Nara

Within a 10-minute walk of the inn, you'll find Todaiji Temple and Nara National Museum. Also, Kofuku-ji Shrine is within half a mile (1 km) and Nara Park is within 2 miles (3 km).

Full-service spa

The full-service spa and hot springs are among the highlights at this inn. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. Luggage storage is also provided.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

In addition to free WiFi, the 25 guestrooms offer refrigerators and TVs. Other amenities include hair dryers and free toiletries.

Traditional Room (No Meal included,Check in until 7pm)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.Futon Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
C$208* Per night/room 25 Aug. - 26 Aug.

Japanese Western Style Room with Private Open-Air Bath, Room 403

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Japanese Twin Style Room With Private Open-Air Bath, Room 405

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Traditional Room (2 meals, Check in until 7pm)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.Futon Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Japanese Style Room with Mountain View

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.Futon Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Traditional Room (Breakfast Included,Check in until 7pm)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.Futon Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

85.0% of guests recommend out of 171 reviews


Property Features

As a guest of Hotel New Wakasa, you'll find a full-service spa and hot springs. Public spaces have free WiFi. There are 3 meeting rooms available. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at Hotel New Wakasa. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Nara inn.

  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Gift shop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) (80.6 km / 50.1 mi)
  • Train station: Nara Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel New Wakasa offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with bathrobes and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Traditional Dining Room - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Spa Services

  • Indoor public bath (no mineral springs)
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 3 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 3 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Hotel Names

  • Hotel New Wakasa
  • Hotel New Wakasa Nara
  • New Wakasa
  • New Wakasa Nara

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for private bath/onsen. For reservations, contact the inn before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 3 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • As required by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, all international visitors must submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Also, it's required that lodging proprietors photocopy the passports of all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.