A must for those with early flights! 5 Recommended Hotels Near Kansai International Airport
If you have an early flight the next day, don’t you want to stay the night near the airport? Here are five recommended hotels located near Kansai International Airport in Osaka.
1. Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport
Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport boasts of excellent accessibility as it is directly connected to Kansai Airport Station. It bagged the Certificate of Excellence from the global Internet site Trip Advisor for five consecutive years, so it has been placed in the Hall of Fame. Inside this hotel, you will feel a high-class and tranquil air. There are various types of guestrooms available here, starting with the “First Class” room with a refined, modern design that comes with a Simmons bed. Choose your room according to the purpose of your travel and your budget. You would also be happy to know that the breakfast buffet, which the hotel prides itself on for being safe and secure thanks to dishes that only use vegetables from Japanese farms, starts at 5:30 am.
※Breakfast buffet schedule: Starts at 5:00 during peak periods, including New Year
2. Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport
Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport is directly linked to Rinku-Town Station, which is about five minutes away from Kansai International Airport by train. True to its design concept of making the horizon a part of the living room, this hotel offers guests a spectacular vista. The ocean and sky view on all its 358 guestrooms is something that you can only expect from one of the leading high-end hotels in Japan. Even the Standard Single room provides adequate comfort as it measures 23.3 sq.m. Out of all the rooms in this hotel, the Japanese room that features connecting 10-mat and 6-mat tatami rooms is overflowing with a Japanese vibe. From here, you can also enjoy a superb view over Kansai Airport. Now as for dining, the restaurant and bar STARGATE on the topmost floor is a place where you can enjoy dinner and alcohol at night while marveling at the beautiful nightscape created by planes arriving and departing.
3. Kansai Airport Washington Hotel
This hotel is located within an approximately three-minute walk from Rinku-Town Station. It is a convenient hotel where guests can come and go to Kansai International Airport not only by train, but via shuttle bus, too. Its 504 guestrooms are divided into three types: Single, Double and Twin. Each room has a simple design and comes with all the amenities and facilities needed, so guests can have a relaxing time. Here, breakfast is served at the Buffet Restaurant Kitchen Garden. The “chozaemon,” the local Senshu onion that has sugar content comparable to fruits, is an exceptional food that you can taste here for a limited period. Apart from that, you can also eat as much freshly baked bread, popular dishes, and other items on the buffet tables as you want.
4. Hotel Yutaka Wing
Hotel Yutaka Wing is just a 5-minute walk away from Yoshiminosato Station in the Nankai Main Line of the Nankai Electric Railway Co. and an approximately 5-minute cab ride from Rinku-Town Station. If you tell them that you have an early flight the next day when you make a reservation, the hotel will pick you up at Rinku-Town Station and then send you off to Kansai Airport Terminal at the designated time the next morning. However, you need to make a reservation by 11:00 pm on the previous day, so do not forget to book this service! This hotel has four types of guestrooms available: Single, Standard Twin, Triple Room, and Japanese Room. With guest-friendly amenities and facilities, staying here will surely cure your fatigue from traveling. You’ll also be happy to know that this hotel houses a large bath in which men and women bathe separately at designated times.
5. Kansai Airport Spa Hotel Garden Palace
Kansai Airport Spa Hotel Garden Palace offers a number of transport services for its guests, such as the free pick-up service from Izumisano Station in the Nankai Main Line of Nankai Electric Railway Co. and Hineno Station in the JR Hanwa Line, complimentary shuttle bus service from Kansai Airport, and free shuttle service to Kansai Airport at a fixed time the next morning. This hotel offers four types of rooms, including the Semi-Double and Deluxe Twin Japanese Room. Every room comes with a comfortable Simmons-type bed that will let guests relax. But more than anything, the natural hot spring is what you have to try here. With the large bath that adopts a shifting bathing schedule for men and women guests, and a semi-open-air Jacuzzi bath, you can enjoy the hot spring to your heart’s content by soaking in the bath while looking at the garden.
All hotels on this list offer great access to the airport, as well as provide a space where you can relax in peace. So, choose the hotel that suits you and relish your pleasant trip!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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