Now Open: Shisui Luxury Collection Hotel, Nara

Shisui, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nara, Japan


The Shisui, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is now open in Nara, Japan's ancient capital in the 8th century, before Kyoto became the new capital. The hotel's name, Shisui, is inspired by the purple trunks and green leaves (“Shikan Suiyou”) of Nara's scenic views, a draw since ancient times. The hotel's classical Japanese garden was once part of the grounds of Kofuku-ji temple, the family temple of the aristocratic Fujiwara clan, which was established in Nara in 710 AD.

Shisui, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nara Japanese Garden


Shisui Nara Location

The hotel is located at 62 Noborioji-cho, on the western side of Nara Park, walking distance from UNESCO World Heritage sites Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Kofuku-ji Temple, and Todai-ji Temple. Or for a peaceful, sometimes eerie walk, head to the Kasugayama Primeval Forest after visiting the Kasuga Taisha Shrine, about a 25 minute walk from the shrine. Easily accessible for visitors coming from Osaka, the hotel is about a 45 minute drive from Osaka Itami International Airport (KIX) and a 10-minute walk from Kintetsu-Nara train station, connected by train to Kyoto and Osaka in 35 minutes and 45 minutes respectively.

Kasugayama Primeval Forest


Shisui Nara Rooms and Suites

The hotel offers 43 guest rooms and suites with floor to ceiling windows that look out on the historic gardens and greenery, with select rooms featuring views of nearby Mount Wakakusa. Deluxe rooms, Junior Suites and Suites offer a private in-room onsen with natural hot spring water, or open-air onsen.

Guest Room, Shisui Hotel Nara
Deluxe Room Onsen, Shisui Hotel Nara
Suite Onsen, Shisui, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nara, Japan


Shisui Dining

Restaurant Suiyou is the hotel's all-day dining restaurant, where complimentary breakfast for TravelSort Clients is served. Sushi & Bar Shousou, within the restored storage rooms of the former Governor's residence,  delights diners with exquisite, innovative interpretations of traditional sushi.


STARS Benefits and Opening Offer

TravelSort Clients enjoy STARS benefits at the Shisui, Luxury Collection hotel:

  • Welcome amenity
  • Priority for a room upgrade, based on availability at check-in
  • Daily breakfast for two guests per bedroom
  • One credit valued at $100 per room per stay
  • Complimentary WiFi

Clients staying prior to 12/27/23 can also enjoy a third night complimentary offer that combines with the above STARS benefits.

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