If you love hot spring. This hotel worths a day trip to have a meal and afterward the hot spring. From Nara, it is approx. 45 mins ride by train+bus/taxi.
Lunch is approx. USD20-25 at the restaurant. Take the receipt to the reception counter and paid approx. USD5 with a small towel provided. If you spent at the cafe, they charge approx. USD7 for the hot spring.
They don't provide bath towel, so if you want, you need to bring it.
The hotel has spectacular view of cherry blossom around. At the hot spring area, the restaurant and the cafe, the view is gorgeous.
If you go during cherry blossom, you better ask your hotel to check whether you need to book a seat for your meal as it is a famous spot for cherry blossom.