7 Ryokan to Stay In Osaka

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Osaka, formerly known as Naniwa was once the capital city of Japan. This city is well known as a hotspot for food and food lovers alike. There is a famous saying that the people of Kyoto ruin themselves by spending on clothes while the Osakans ruin themselves by spending on food.

1. Hotel Ichiei

The Hotel Ichiei is well known for its unique Japanese style rooms which are very clean and comfortable. The staff is very accommodating and their service is impeccable. Some of them speak good English which is a good thing, for those who don’t speak and understand Japanese. The Japanese style breakfast that they serve is something to look forward to.


  • Address:  1-6-8 Nanbanaka Naniwa-ku,  556-0011, Osaka Prefecture
  • Phone: +81 6-6641-3135
  • Access: 3-5 minute walk from Namba Train Station
  • Website: http://www.hotel-ichiei.com/

2. Meiji no Mori Minoo – Otowasansou

Being one with nature is the main theme of this traditional ryokan. This place is just a few minutes away from the Meiji no Mori Mino National Park and is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. Take a relaxing tour and revitalize yourself from the hustle and bustle of the city life.


  • Address: Yubinbango 562-0002 Osaka Mino Minookoen 1-3
  • Phone: 072-721-3005
  • Access: 8-10 minute walk from Hankyu Minoo Station (Takimichi)
  • Website: http://sansou.otowa.ne.jp/

3. Hotel Kuramoto

A ryokan with simple Japanese design and furnishing. Wear your Yukata and sit on the floor cushions, while drinking a cup of tea to help you relax from your long journey. With Dotonbori just a few minutes away, it gives you the option to indulge yourself in the various restaurants in the area.


  • Address: 2-11-7 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0082, Osaka Prefecture
  • Phone: +81 6-6211-3168
  • Access: 5-minute walk from Nippombashi Station
  • Website: http://www.kuramoto-hotel.co.jp/en/

4. Kaneyoshi Ryokan

Just a stone throw away from Dotonbori, Kaneyoshi Ryokan is one of the best Ryokans to stay in Osaka. Aside from the convenient location, the rooms are clean and have their own bathroom. Though the establishment itself is a bit old, it doesn’t change the fact that the staff is very friendly and will assist you in making your stay as comfortable as possible.


  • Address: 3-12 Soemoncho Chuoku, Osaka 542-0084, Osaka Prefecture
  • Phone: +81 6-6211-6337
  • Access: 3-5 minute walk from Nippombashi Station
  • Website: http://www.kaneyosi.jp/english.htm

5. Yamatoya Honten

One of the benefits of staying at the Yamatoya Honten is taking advantage of their spacious public bath. The traditional rooms complete with tatami mats and futon beds will make your stay very comfortable. You can also enjoy Japanese or Western breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant if you can’t be bothered to visit the other restaurants in the area.


  • Address: 2-17-4 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0082, Osaka Prefecture
  • Phone: +81 6-6211-3587
  • Access: 3-5 minute walk from Nippombashi Station
  • Website: http://www.yamatoyahonten.co.jp/eng/

6. Hotel Osaka Nanten-En

Surrounded by nature and a gentle flowing stream, Nanten-En is also well known for it’s gorgeous and well-maintained garden. The staff also speaks good English which is very helpful in case you have inquiries and other important questions regarding the surrounding area. The onsen in Nanten-En offers a great view of the garden and the river that helps you relax and wash away the fatigue from your travels.


  • Address: 158 Amami, Kawachinagano, Osaka Prefecture 586-0062, Japan
  • Phone: +81 721-68-8081
  • Access: 2-3 minute walk from the Amami Train Station
  • Website: http://www.e-oyu.com/

7. Fudoguchikan

When you arrive at the Fudoguchikan, the best thing to do is soak your tired body in the open air hot spring public bath. The scenic views from the bath are bound to captivate you and make your stay a memorable one. The tatami rooms are very clean and comfortable. The hot spring bath is open 24 hours so you can visit it anytime of the day.


  • Address: 7 Ogi, Izumisano 598-0023, Osaka Prefecture
  • Phone: +81-72-459-7326
  • Access: 15 minute ride from the JR Hineno Station
  • Website: http://www.fudouguchikan.com/en/

Have a Good Trip and Travel!

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