In addition to looking for promo airline tickets, finding a cheap but still comfortable hotel is one of the challenges while on vacation to Japan. There are a variety of accommodations in Japan, from hotels, hostels, business hotels, capsule hotels, to ryokans and minshuku (temple stays). Previously, we’ve recommended cheap hotels in Tokyo and in Kyoto. This time, the Info Japan Team has summarized some recommendations for cheap hotels in Osaka for readers of Info Japan, complete with locations and tourist attractions that are close to the hotel. This information is compiled from the data of Japanese Tour Guide Online Info users for the past year.
Recommended Cheap Hotels in Osaka near Umeda
1. Hotel Kansai
Hotel Kansai is one of the hotels that the Japan Info Team recommends for friends who want to travel to Kyoto, Kanazawa, or Tokyo in the morning. The location is only 15 minutes walk from Osaka Station or 10 minutes from Umeda Station. Some of the tourist attractions that can be visited around this hotel are the Umeda Osaka area, the Umeda Sky Building, and the HEP shopping center.
Recommended Cheap Hotels in Osaka near Namba
2. Kaneyoshi Ryokan
This semi-modern style ryokan is located in the Namba area, on the banks of the Dotonbori River. This ryokan has a hot tub (onsen) as well as traditional Japanese house-style rooms. Its location in the culinary and shopping center of Namba allows us to get around the Namba, Dotonbori, Shin-Saibashi areas, to try Aqua Bus Osaka until the evening. If you want to visit Universal Studio Osaka or Tempozan Park, the train access is also easy.
3. Business Hotel Nissei
Nissei Business Hotel is located very close to Dotonbori Street, Osaka’s culinary and shopping center. Tourist attractions that can be visited on foot from Hotel Nissei are almost the same as Kaneyoshi Ryokan, including Namba, Dotonbori, Shin-Saibashi, and also a tour by Aqua Bus Osaka. For friends who arrive from Namba Station, you only need to walk for 5 minutes to get to this hotel.
4. Travelers House Osaka
For young friends who are vacationing in Japan and looking for cheap accommodation in Namba, then Travelers House Osaka is a very suitable place. Strategically located in the Shinsaibashi Suji shopping center, close to Namba and Dotonbori (famous for Glico Man). You can take a short walk to Namba Station, so access to Kansai Airport is very easy. In addition, because there is an Osaka subway station near the hotel. This inn is perfect for those who are planning to travel around Osaka with the Osaka Amazing Pass.
Recommended Cheap Hotels in Osaka near Tennoji
5. Business Hotel Kaga
The Kaga business hotel was originally intended for business people who came to Osaka for work. However, over time, this hotel also accepted foreign tourists who wanted to stay in Osaka. Its strategic location, only 3 minutes walk from Shin-Imamiya Station, makes this hotel the choice of friends who want to practically go and return from Kansai Airport. Around this hotel, we can visit Shinsekai, Tsutenkaku Tower, and also the Tennoji Zoo.