A 5-minute walk from JR Nara Station, Nara Washington Hotel Plaza offers rooms with free wired internet in the heart of Nara, close to many shops and restaurants. It features a Japanese restaurant, which serves a Japanese and a Western breakfast. Basic rooms are furnished with contemporary amenities, including an LCD TV, a videos-on-demand system (charged) and a fridge. An electric kettle and an alarm clock are provided. The Washington Plaza Nara is a 10-minute walk from Naramachi and a 15-minute walk from Kofuku-ji Temple, which marks a starting point for a tour along Nara's other ancient temples. The Kasuga Taisha Shrine and Todai-ji Temple are within a 30-minute walk from the hotel. Kansai Airport is 100 minutes by bus. Restaurant Ginza offers Japanese and a Western option for breakfast between 07:00 and 09:30, while a range of Japanese dishes is available for lunch and dinner. The restaurant has Western tables, as well as a Japanese-style dining corner. The front desk at Hotel Plaza Washington Nara is available 24 hours a day. Guests can borrow an air humidifier or a trouser press, or rent a laptop PC. An in-room massage can be arranged.