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Osaka - Shin-Osaka YH

10 Floor 1-13-13 Higashi - Nakajima, Osaka, 533-0033, Japan

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Overall Rating 91%

From 11 Reviews

Hostel rating (11)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 91%
Cleanliness 93%
Location 90%
Security 93%
Service 91%
Comfort 89%
Green rating 87%

Wherever you want to go, the close Shin-Osaka St. has the best train access in every direction! Japan is waiting for YOU!

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    From €28.58
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Osaka Hostel

Hostel Osaka

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Hostel Osaka is in a fantastic location, being only 5 minutes from Shin-Osaka Station which means sightseeing in cities further afield such as Kyoto, Kobe and Nara.

Our Shin-Osaka Youth-Hostel, located in the Koko Plaza Buildings 10th Floor, is one of the latest and most beautiful of its kind. We offer you free Wi-Fi, PCs, a huge TV and lounge area, where you can meet other guests and enjoy our large selection of popular Japanese Mangas, on-site laundry facility, a fully equipped self-service kitchen, a dining room with a splendid view on Osaka skyline, Nintendo Wii game nights every Monday, free coffee and tea service every evening.

From the train station you can travel to Osaka attractions such as: Namba in 15 minutes, Universial Studios Japan in 20 minutes, and Osaka Aquarium Kayukan in 35 minutes. A day trip to Hiroshima which takes 90 minutes by train is also recommended.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 15 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • Playground
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking rooms
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 06:00 to 00:00
Check-in:
From 16:00 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 81 6 6370 5427

Fax. 81 6 6370 5428

shin-osaka@osaka-yha.or.jp

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Universal Studios Japan (More than 10km)
  • Osaka Castle (5 to 10km)
  • Osaka Aquarium "Kaiyukan" (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Stayed 7 nights at Shin Osaka and Utano youth hostel. It's really good place to stay for any traveler or backpacker. The indoor and outdoor environment were pretty clean and beautiful. And the staffs can also serve well and be able to answer my questions. Hopefully, I wish hostel could organize some socializing and culture exchange event that all the guests can get to know each other and have fun together. If so, I think the hostel will be much lively.

97%

Avatar for ChangLun

ChangLun,

Mon 14 Nov 2016

Thank you for your comment. We are glad to see that and will do our best for serving any guests much more. Our hostel sometimes have an event like cooking Japanese foods, to give a chance for communication. We will be happy to hear that you visit here again for your stay. Thank you.

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Shin - Osaka,

Wed 16 Nov 2016

One common shortcoming among many Hihostels/YHA in many places/countries are zero or hardly any simple wall hooks in the rooms and toilets.. Where can one hang damp towels, coats, etc.? These are cheap and easy to fix items yet hardly there.

80%

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Goo Tong,

Sat 05 Nov 2016

Thank you for your comment. We are sorry for your inconvenience about the hooks. We have some hangers in the locker for what you need. We will look forward to hearing the new booking from you somday. Thank you.

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Shin - Osaka,

Mon 07 Nov 2016

Air conditioner was set to 28 degrees in bedrooms, and for most of the hostel. That in itself wouldn't be a problem, as I know air conditioners are bad for the environment. What wasn't so good was that they didn't have any electric or even hand-held fans to borrow. Staff were not very knowledgeable. They didn't know anything about Taishū engeki in Osaka, suggesting I try Kyoto instead. Restricting showers and entry to midnight was a little restrictive. Very convenient location, however.

77%

Avatar for Andrew

Andrew,

Sun 18 Sep 2016

Thank you for your comment. We are sorry not to give you a good information that what you need to know. We will look forward to serving you next time!

Manager avatar

Shin - Osaka,

Tue 20 Sep 2016

Great hostel for a quick stay. It was easy to find from the Shin-Osaka station. The rooms were clean and there were nice ammenities.

80%

Avatar for Caroline

Caroline,

Thu 01 Sep 2016

Thank you for your comment. We look forward to your next reservation. Take care then.

Manager avatar

Shin - Osaka,

Sat 03 Sep 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (3 to 5km)
  • Cycle trails (500m - 1km)
  • Gym (2 to 3km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (3 to 5km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Nightlife (3 to 5km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (3 to 5km)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (3 to 5km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (5 to 10km)
  • Water park (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Kansai int'l airport 1 hour by train. Osaka domestic airport 30min by bus.
Underground/Metro
From Shin-Ôsaka station 600m walk.
Rail
Shin-osaka station JR line to Shin-Osaka Youth-Hostel.

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