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ML International Hostel

2-11-1-5F Shibatsuji-chou, Nara City, Nara, Japan, Distance from city centre: 0.7km

Rating: 83% from 11 reviews

  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 94%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 83%Value for money
  • 78%Facilities

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  • This hostel was actually a lot more spacious than I had expected! The hostel is smaller compared to others because there's just one room, but the room itself has plenty of room for eight people and their suitcases. Very close to Shinomiya station, which provides easy access to the heart of Nara. The hostel was clean, cheap and even offered free breakfast. Great value!
  • 86%
  • 15 Aug 2015 Anonymous Netherlands
  • The staff is very nice, and the hostel it is near to the bus station, however it is hard to find it.
  • 83%
  • 12 Apr 2015 Anonymous Mexico
  • It's 15 minutes from the main train stations and one of the main temples. The hostel is more like a big room of beds next to a smaller room that is living room and kitchen. It's super small. Could be cleaner. But was an ok stay.
  • 63%
  • 05 Apr 2015 Annemarie Germany
  • Although it was a bit difficult to find at first (the hostel is a couple of floors in a five (or so) story building), it was a nice to stay. The staff was incredibly friendly and arranged a tour of the city with a couple of local college students. The space is small, but this helps in meeting other travelers.
  • 86%
  • 01 Apr 2015 Anonymous USA
  • It's a small place, but lovely. It is like a little place that feels like home. The staff is so great. I totally recommend it.
  • 97%
  • 24 Mar 2015 Anonymous Mexico
  • It was great despite the advertised small space. It is true that the total area issmall but in the 8 beds dorm room you get plenty of space to mingle and spread around. There is also a small kitchen and dinning space. It was enough room and the host Kosuke was fantastic. He will help out in any way possible and I have already suggested the hostel to another group I met in Kyoto.
  • 94%
  • 02 Nov 2014 Anonymous
  • the hostel is located in the very center, next to Nara station. Kosuke, the owner, is a real kind person. He also offered us breakfast, with tea and bread. The atmosphere is so lovely! The double room is big, detached from the main hostel, it is very spartan, but it has all the basic things. We will absolute come there again if we will go to Nara again! .
  • 89%
  • 29 Oct 2014 Anonymous Italy
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