[2018 Edition] Top 5 Guesthouses in Namba, Osaka with Great Guest Reviews
Namba is one of Osaka's bustling shopping areas. A great place for shopping and packed with places of interest, it's a very convenient location for sightseeing. Here is an introduction to 5 great guesthouses around the Namba area that have received great reviews online!
Stay Osaka, an 8-minute walk from the subway Nanba Station, is a guesthouse that is located right next to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, a popular shopping spot. There are dormitories with bunk beds (unisex or women-only), as well as Japanese-style rooms with futon on tatami flooring. Common facilities include a living room, showers and toilets. There are also laundry facilities. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the premises and there are staff members who speak English, Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Hindi.
Price: Dormitory 3,500 JPY and up (excl. tax), Japanese-style room for 2 guests 10,000 JPY and up (excl. tax)
This guesthouse is located just around 400m away from the namba CITY nankai shopping mall in Namba. The women-only and unisex dormitories are fitted with bunk beds. Each room has its own bathroom complete with free amenities. The shared lounge is a great place to meet other guests. There is no smoking permitted on the premises and guests can connect to the free Wi-Fi throughout the guesthouse. English-speaking staff are available.
Price: 2,500 JPY and up (incl. tax)
Guesthouse Sun, a 1-minute walk from Sakuragawa Sation, is made up of women-only dormitories, unisex dormitories, and some private quadruple rooms. For all room options, handmade bunk beds are provided. The women-only dormitories and private rooms come with keys for additional security. Toilets, showers, and common sinks are available on each floor. Other facilities like living room, shared kitchen and laundry can be used by guests as well. Free Wi-Fi is also provided throughout the entire facility. They have English and Korean-speaking staff.
Price: Dormitories 2,800 JPY, Private Room 12,800 JPY per room
R Guest House Namba is just a 1-minute walk from Sakuragawa Station, and is run by an owner who loves traveling and hiking. The dormitories are fitted with spacious and comfortable bunk beds. The common kitchen is stocked with cooking utensils, dishes and cutlery so you can do some simple cooking. They even provide basic condiments. Breakfast is provided for free, and they even have a bar where you can enjoy beer and wine. The friendly and personable owner is one of the charms of the place. There are laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi access in the common area. English-speaking staff available.
Price: 3,000 JPY and up
Sakura Japanese house is located a 7-minute walk from Nippombashi Station and a 15-minute walk from Namba Station. It's just a 4-minute walk from Kuromon Market, a great place to eat and stroll around. The 4 guest rooms come with single beds, bunk beds, or futon, with a maximum capacity of 17 people. There are 2 shower rooms and 4 toilets available for use. In the common kitchen, you'll find a refrigerator, microwave and toaster. There's also a common living room as well as laundry facilities. There's free Wi-Fi in the whole facility and staff who can speak English.
Guesthouses are perfect for anyone that wants to stay somewhere at a reasonable price. If you're planning to stay in Namba, Osaka, be sure to use this handy guide!
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