ibis Styles Osaka3.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
Visited this property back in January and my first impression was that the room was too small for 2 adults. Before booking this hotel, i made sure to ask which room would be perfect for a family and they did respond back immediately. We booked 2 rooms as we were a total of 4 adults and 2 children, one room was their Standard Plus room with 1 queen bed and the other room being a Superior room with 2 single beds. We checked in late as our flight arrived in the evening, check in was a breeze and as a Le Club Accor Hotels Silver member, we received a welcome drink. Both rooms surely were bigger than the one I previously stayed in, with more room for our luggages, they even provided an additional bed for my son which was not expected. Breakfast is still basic but good for a long day walk in Osaka. On our third night though they went back to shutting down their A/C and reverted to heating as it was getting cold and there were guest complaining that it was too cold, on our part though we loved the coldness that’s why it got too warm when they turned on the heating system. In response to this though, they provided an electric fan and like last January asked us to open the windows if it gets too warm. One thing that I notice in the rooms were that there are no in room safe to put some important things so I have no choice but to bring it along with me wherever I go. The best thing about this hotel is the location as it is near Dotonburi and Shinsaibashi and it is also near Don Quijote for some Japanese goodies to bring home. Overall, it was certainly an enjoyable stay.
We stayed two nights at the beginning of a tour and the location was convenient to the train station, the complimentary breakfast tasty, and the room clean and tidy. The hotel staff were extraordinarily helpful and the convenience store next door 'convenient' for cash, stamps and bottled water. We would recommend it for the spend conscious traveller.
Although situated in a very lively area, Knowing that we had to leave for Koyasan from Namba station we reserved here. It is a ten minute walk to the station( be careful there are two Namba stations!) the room was clean , functional although new towels would be a good idea. The bathroom was not very well designed and seemed a bit dated. Breakfast is on top floor with a view.
The location of this hotel is perfectly located smack in the middle of the central Osaka shopping district 2-3 blocks down from the Glico Man billboard and down the road from Don Quijote. It's also a 10 min walk to the Nipponbashi or Namba stations where you can get to the train connections to Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Castle and other tourist spots. This is the primary advantage of this hotel. The hotel room is small - we had to pack our luggage on the floor. The bathroom had a container feel, bathtub and the walls had mold on it. Basic amenities provided making it sufficient for just sleeping and resting. Ventilation was poor and the room was stuffy even with the air con at full blast. Breakfast had a good view of the city with a good range of Japanese and Western breakfast fare enough to fuel up for the day. Only consider this hotel if you're willing to trade off comfort for location.
Hard to find on Maps as name changed in 2016 from Hotel Metro The 21. Large hotel in good location, with plenty shops and restaurants on the doorstep, including a 711 next door. Friendly, helpful check-in process. Single rooms are well appointed, but are very small. Twin rooms are much bigger. Nowhere to put your bag/s or to unpack them. Almost no hanging space. Very small, but well appointed bathroom. High speed Internet. Comfortable bed and quiet location. Only public space is the lobby. Coin laundry and out-of-order ice machines on several floors; ice was available at the front desk. Very comprehensive Asian & European breakfast included in my room tariff. Overall good value for money, but don’t expect much space.
Location was quite good as it was near to many food places and a short walk to the subway. Rooms are nice and I recommend taking a twin room as it is much bigger. 7/11 store is attached and convenient pls the breakfast is nice and has a great view of the city. I would stay here again and it was our first time in an IBIS style and will stay with them again too.
I saw ibis styles and holiday inn when I was here earlier and decided to give it a try. I did not use my Accor member. I used a third party website and got a twin bed room about US86ish/night. For me, I found that ibis japan breakfast are pretty simple, little bit of Japanese and western style. The room size was pretty ok for us. We had 4 trolley luggage. The hotel location is in the heart of dotonburi so everything is accessible. I choose this hotel because cars are able to enter (pls check access timing). I have arrange a private airport car so I will need a easily accessible hotel. There are many transport options, trains, airport buses and etc. The reception are helping in receiving packages on your behalf. Also, you can store your luggage with them at the lobby. You also can access 7-11 from hotel. I use Nippombashi station exit 5 because it has lift. You will need to cross the road and walk a bit. Else exit 2 is the nearest.
First stay in an Ibis Styles category hotel and first time staying within Namba. Hotel location is superb but it is not so accessible to subway. We arrived v late and cars not allowed after 10pm in hotel area zone so we ended up using Google map and found our way to hotel after 15mins walk. You can take OCAT bus from KIX to OCAT Namba terminal then take taxi or walk. Or take Donton bus but this bus don't operate so long hours. We took Donton bus for departure as it is located just 5mins from hotel at Donton plaza. Hotel is basic and overall service average but not outstanding. Convenient stall 7-11 on ground floor of hotel. We booked a twin superior room so it was spacious for Jap standard. Hotel don't refill bottled water and no shower cap or cotton puds. Hotel breakfast spread is basic and can't be long queue so try to go by 9am. Hotel is located in busy bustling shopping district Namba, Dontonburi and Shinsaibashi.
Stayed here for two nights and it is not nearly as some other Ibis Styles (Kyoto Ibis Styles is nicer and cheaper) that I have stayed at and at $220 per night for a prepaid reservation four months in advance is too expensive in my opinion. If this room cost under $200, I probably would have bumped my review up to a four star. Although having nothing to so with the hotel, Osaka was our least favorite our least city we visited on our trip when compared to Tokyo or Kyoto. Possibly this comment might help those who are planning their trip to plan better?
15 sqm for two adult males with luggage is really not sufficient. If you need room to swing a cat then book two rooms as they are TINY. Only one circle rating as had to rate something. Complained and was offered a double room (currently in twin) but that was 17 sqm. So not much better and had to share a bed. I would suggest you find somewhere else to book if you want to stay in this area of Osaka.
- Walking distance to Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade
- Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
- Laundry facilities
Located in Chuo within a short walk of Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade, ibis Styles Osaka is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Tsutenkaku Tower. The 343 rooms at this 3-star hotel include refrigerators, coffee makers, and TVs. Located in central Osaka, the hotel is also near Osaka Science Museum and Osaka Castle.
Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is offered each morning.
All of ibis Styles Osaka's 343 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and phones. 32-inch TVs come with digital channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also included.
Ibis Styles Osaka features free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and conference space. Self parking is available for JPY 2000 per night. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a computer station, laundry facilities, and a convenience store.
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68% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 543 reviews