Hotel New Otani Osaka

 

I love this hotel.  If you are looking for cozy hotels near Osaka Castle, I really think you should stay here.  This is not a luxury hotel, but very comfortable.  This is one of typical Japanese city hotels. If you want to experiences sophisticated Japanese hospitality with personal touch, you should stay here.  All staff tends to be professional.  On top of that, the property has great value for money.  The ambience is serene, tranquil, and relaxed.   This would be great for couples, family, business persons, solo travelers, or groups.  If you are going to stay here, I would highly recommend booking a room with a view of Osaka Castle on the executive floors from 15F to 17F.  You can absolutory see a beautiful Osaka castle while chilling out at your room.  The castle is illuminated at night in a special atmosphere.  That’s amazing.  Overall facilities tend to be outdated, but well-maintained.  The housekeeping was excellent.  The room is functional, user-friendly and cozy.  Wifi reception is great in the property.  All of the amenities are taken care of including enough toiletries, pajamas, drip coffee bags, water bottle, tea bags, and green tea bags, etc.  An air clear, a Bluetooth speaker, and a DVD player were placed in our room.  Room service is available from 6:00-25:00.  There are some convenience stores nearby.  Also this is child-friendly.  Staff can provide amenities, baby cribs, and bed guards, etc., if you request in advance.  There are a kids playroom and a day-care center in-house too.  Then there are a outdoor swimming pool, a gym, saunas, communal baths, and tennis courts, etc., in house.   All of them are available at an additional charge.  You may want to bring sportswear, swimwear, and shoes, etc., if you use the facilities.  The outdoor swimming pool is open between July and Aug only.  *If you have tattoos, you may not be permitted to use the communal bathing and swimming area.  Then this is universal design.  Wheelchairs are available for borrowing.  If you bring people with weak feet, you may want to inform staff in advance as they can arrange a room near the lift.  Then food experience is great.  There are many restaurants in the hotel, such as Chinese, shabu shabu, Teppanyaki Grill, French, Sushi, Kaiseki and Yakiniku, etc.  Also we tried buffet style breakfast on 1F.  You can choose western or Japanese buffet for breakfast.  Japanese buffet has a lot of local food, such as Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki, and Udon, etc.  That’s interesting.  Breakfast time is 7:00-10:00.  Then after dinner, don’t forget to visit the sky bar on 18F.  The ambience is incredible for adults.  You can drink while viewing an illuminated Osaka castle.  Then if you are planning to visit Kyoto too, you should take a shuttle bus from the hotel.  The bus fare is JPY1,100 to Kyoto Station, or JPY1300 to Gion Shijo.  Also Osaka wonder loop bus stops at Hotel New Otani Osaka.  That’s convenient.  If this is your first visit Osaka, you should stay at the hotel.  Then before breakfast, don’t forget to take a walk around Osaka Castle.  The atmosphere would be special as there are few people around there.  At last, if you want to chill out in a tranquil atmosphere, you may want to avoid staying during Lunar New Year, late April to early May, the third week of July to late Aug, weekend in Oct and Nov, and the end of year and New Year holiday.  An access to the property would be easy from Osakajokoen Station.  It takes 5min on foot from the station.  Have a nice trip!  Welcome to receive any questions about the property from the below space.  *All information is as of the date that I posted on my blog.  Check in and out times 14:00/12:00  Check Availability and Pricing for the hotel on Booking.com or Agoda

Info about Hotel New Otani Osaka

Style City Hotel
Guest Rating Fabulous 8.7
Estimated Price 15,000 JPY for 2 adults per room
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Internet Connection Free wifi in the hotel
Facility Information Wheelchairs are available
Pets are not allowed
Parking lot is available at JPY1,200 per day
Location Hotel New Otani Osaka’s MAP
Access 5min on foot from Osakajokoen Station
Address and TEL Chuo-ku Shiromi 1-4-1 OsakaOsaka Prefecture
540-8578 Japan Tel +81-6-6941-1111
Official Homepage Hotel New Otani Osaka’s HP

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