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Hotel Ichiei

3.0 of 5 Ryokan   |   1-6-8 Nanbanaka Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0011, Japan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night in Osaka and choose this hotel and their Japanese western room. The room is great with tatami style bed (two singles together) and Japanese style living room. Clean and spacious room. Location is right outside Osaka Namba station (key transit station), 5 minutes walk from all key shopping and restaurant areas. Given its price range we... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Very happy with this hotel. Enjoyed the large Japanese style room. Staff very kind. Location good for Namba area. We were here for sumo wrestling tournament which was in easy walking distance. Fun to walk around the lively neighborhood in the evening.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

First-time Japan visitor; we wanted a taste of tradition, but were anxious to dive straight into a traditional ryokan. Ryokan-hotel like the Ichiei was perfect find. English-speaking courteous and helpful staff. Just steps right out of the subway entrance. Couldn't find it at first. Hotel sign not too big. We were standing right in front of it :( Short walk... More

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Manila, Philippines
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I've booked this hotel Last Dec.'14. I am really happy with the hotel in terms of location although the front desk is not quite well versed in English proficiency but they try their best to address your concerns. From the airport to the hotel we took the airport limousine Namba OCAT with a price of 1000 yen approximately 50 mins... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

因為朋友在網路上訂購,帶著姑且一試的心情前往check in,沒想到房間大又舒適,地點非常好,備品充足並且很自在啊!大阪鬧區的好選擇~如果要住在難波可選擇這裡囉!!!! Must try their Japaneses style breakfast some other time. I will come again and choose this hotel to stay for sure.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

If you really really want to stay at a Ryokan AND you have to do it in Osaka, then by all means stay here. Otherwise I would reconsider. My husband and I enjoyed the one night we stayed but wouldn't have wanted to stay longer. We did the 8 tatami mat room, which provides more space than a typical Western... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The location is excellent! You can easily visit Dotonbori and surrounding areas. The Namba Station is just across the hotel and so do the Namba area. If you arrive in Kansai Airport, you can easily board the Rapid Express and reach Namba Station within 30 minutes. The Midosuji Subway is just below the hotel and you can easily travel to... More

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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We had an enjoyable stay at the big ryokan room. The reception is on the 8th floor with a simple foyer and restaurant on the same floor. Nothing much on this floor, but the ryokan rooms are nice. Once checked in , the rooms are on the 7th.6th and below. Good location, near shops, restaurants, bars,..... The Nankai Namba train... More

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

After seeing all the good reviews here and in agoda.com, I have high expectation on this hotel. I went to Osaka with a group of 11 paxs, we were all very disappointed with this hotel, firstly the receptionists can't speak or understand English at all, so whatever you ask them their only reply is 'NO'! We were shocked when we... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The location of this hotel is top, making every day was very convenient for me. It's just right across to Takashimaya department store and the train station. The subway exit no. 6 is just right under the hotel's door step. You can take an easy walk to Namba area within 10 minutes. I loved the atmosphere and style of the... More

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Also Known As:
Ichiei Hotel Osaka
Address: 1-6-8 Nanbanaka Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0011, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Osaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ichiei 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is located at the south of Osaka area is called Namba. Easy access to Kansai airport, Nara, and Kobe. Also, you can experience Japanese Ryokan style 'TATAMI' here. ... more   less 
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