Wow! If you arrive from the a different city in japan be prepared for a shock! Its a dump... the pavement smells of urine, theres homeless people on every corner and the people look at you as if they want to eat you! It is definately not a nice location.
*-*-*-*-*Welcome to Osaka city & Hotel Taiyo*-*-*-*-*
Thank you for considering Hotel Taiyo for your stay! We aim to provide comfortable, convenient and affordable accommodation in Osaka at a price that can't be beat.
Hotel Taiyo is definitely one of the best places to stay, right in the heart of Osaka, designed for the active traveler whose focus is experiencing a lot of things during holiday. It is a perfect location, excellent transport links will take you anywhere in Osaka quickly and easily. Only a minute walk from Subway Dobutsuenmae station on Midosuji line, which will drop you off at Namba, Umeda, Shin-Osaka and Tennoji station, and a 3 minute walk to JR Shinimamiya station. If you want to have a JR pass for your exploration, you will sure take full advantage of.
In this area you can find Tsutenkaku Tower (a symbolic tower with an observation deck), Spa World (an onsen theme park with full of water facilities), Shitennoji Temple (the first and oldest Buddhist temple in Japan), Den Den Town (an enormous shopping district jam-packed with electronics and computer equipment), Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, Tennoji Park, Tennoji Zoo and more attractions all within walking distance.
Namba is only 2 stops away, so you will have easy access to the best shopping, restaurant and nightlife spots as well.
What to see or what to do in Osaka city
-Osaka castle Park: 12min
-Osaka Museum of History: 15min
-Osaka Museum of Housing and Living: 15min
-Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum: 15min
-Universal Studios Japan: 16min
-The Floating Garden Observatory: 16min
-Kaiyukan Aquarium: 30min
Want to see more historical sites?
-Kyoto: 1 hour
-Nara: 40 min
-Kobe: 50 min
-Wakayama: 70 min
-Hiroshima: 90 min (by Shinkansen, bullet train)
24-hour reception to help answer all your question as best as possible to help your stay enjoyable. Chat with our staff, which is always willing to help with Osaka insider advice on what to see and how to get around.
Osaka has a longstanding reputation as 'the kitchen of Japan,' for having the best food in Japan. Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki and Kushikatsu restaurants are all in walking distance.
-Private Single Rooms:
Japanese/Western style with air conditioning, TV
-Private Twin Rooms:
Japanese/Western style with air conditioning, TV and refrigerator
-A Ladies Only Floor is available.
We provide a safe and fun environment
for the female traveler.
Check in: 2pm
Check out: 10am
-Non smoking rooms available upon request
-Private shower rooms are 24hours available.
-Public bath and sauna at night
(separate bathing times for men and women)
-Bicycles for hire (500yen a day)
-Microwave, boiled water for your convenience
-Vending machines in lobby
-DVD player and alarm clock upon request
-Fresh lines and towels provided daily
-Yukata (Japanese bathrobe) provided
-Irons, ironing board and hairdryers upon request
-Luggage storage available before check-in/after check-out
-Free internet in lobby
-Free Wi-Fi in every room
2 hotel computers to use for your convenience for FREE will help with keeping in touch with friends and family, looking for work or planning the rest of your trip.
You may arrive earlier and leave your luggage at the hotel if your room is not ready for you. Luggage storage facilities after check out are also available.
Payment is due full upon arrival, by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners or cash.
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Wow! If you arrive from the a different city in japan be prepared for a shock! Its a dump... the pavement smells of urine, theres homeless people on every corner and the people look at you as if they want to eat you! It is definately not a nice location. However the hotel and its staff are fine, a little dated and worn out but it was clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. The metro station is just outside so easy access to the nicer more lively parts of osaka. If your on a budget theres a good 100yen shop to keep you going!lol
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