Just a 3-minute walk from Kofuku-ji Temple, the completely non-smoking Nara International Seminar House offers traditional architecture and a Japanese stone garden. Rooms include air-conditioning and an en suite bathroom, and the lobby has free Wi-Fi. Guests can sleep in a Western bed or experience a Japanese room, with futon bedding on a tatami (woven-straw) floor. All rooms come with an electric kettle with green tea, an LCD TV and paper screens, while some rooms boast garden views. Centrally located, International Seminar House is a 10-minute walk from Kasuga Shrine, Todaiji-Temple, Isui-en Garden and Kintetsu Nara Train Station’s exit 1. JR Kyoto Station is 50 minutes by train, and Kansai Airport is 100 minutes by bus. A Japanese or Western set breakfast can be enjoyed at the dining area for a fee, and must be reserved at least 1 day before check-in.