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Conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from JR Nara Station, Nara Ugaya Guesthouse provides cosy accommodation with a spacious lounge and free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can rent bicycles to explore the local area, and coin launderette is available on site. Popular Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple with the big Buddha are within a 20-minute walk. Kintetsu Nara Station is a 10-minute walk away. Horyu-ji Temple, a World Heritage Site, can be reached within a 12-minute train ride and a 20-minute walk. Fitted with air conditioning, dormitory rooms feature bunk beds that come with an individual power socket, reading light and curtains. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. Guesthouse Ugaya’s lobby lounge offers a Japanese-style seating area as well as a sofa, and a collection of books about Nara, some of which rare. The owner plays traditional lute biwa for guests’ entertainment. Guests can leave their luggage before checking in free of charge, or after the check-out at an extra fee. Some drinks can be enjoyed at the lounge at night. Guests can have Japanese porridge breakfast at an additional charge.