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Hotel Laforet Shin-Osaka

1-2-70 Miyahara, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka 532-0003, Osaka Prefecture
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Ranked #70 of 269 Hotels / Ryokan in Osaka
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146 reviews 146 reviews
31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is next to Shin-Osaka station but a good distance from old Osaka. It's modern and my room was very large. Everything was clean and worked as required. In-room facilities were ample. The massage chair is a bit unnecessary, I think. No English language TV channels except CNN and BBC World. Good, if simple and relatively limited breakfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get down from Shinkansen (bullet train) and walk to the hotel in 3-4 minutes, check in and go about your business also when go about your business the next day you don't have to carry your baggage around .......... very convenient..... size of the rooms are very good, decent a la carte breakfast,

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there for a night because my flight out of Japan was at Kansai Airport at 930 in tge morning I had stayed in Himeiji for 5 days for work amd wanted to stay nearer to the airport The hotel is very basic and should I say quite outdated too but typical of all Japanese hotells this is a very... More 

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Montpellier, France
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18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Expensive hotel without wifi. The internet cable provide is one meter long. Can't work in bed. Furniture old. Breakfast not included and of low standard. Light control difficult with many button hide in the room. Only positive point is localization.....

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Panvel, India
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Recently stayed here for business trip to Japan. The hotel is big, very near to Shin-Osaka station. Rooms are big & have basic facilites. No wifi in rooms, biggest minus point as it has become necessary now. Wifi available only in lobby. No english news or movie channel on TV. Restaurant provides very limited options. But at Shin- Osaka station,... More 

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North America
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8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This hotel has larger rooms and are much bigger than the normal Japanese hotel. It is not that well maintained but is ok for a place to put your head down as you travel through! Don't have food there it is expensive instead walk to the statin right by your hotel and go to Tulleys or one of the places... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Room was clean and furnished with a modern look and the basic amenities. Just next door to the Shin-Osaka train station and Shinkansen, so it is very convenient. Some road noise even on the 16th floor. Restaurant was okay.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had stayed at many hotels in different parts of the world, this was the first hotel that charges a fee for ice. When we complained to the staff at check-out, he just shrugged it off and gave no response. He was not the only one, all of the staff we dealt with lacked facial expression and were mechanical. Location... More 

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Noida, India
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46 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed at this hotel during a business trip to Japan. The hotel is just a two minutes walk from the Shin-Osaka Station which is a big plus point. The Standard Twin Room is spacious and comfortable. The negatives of this property would be:- No complimentary Drinking water in the room, Internet at an additional Cost and only LAN cable available,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I booked hotel a month in advance and paid $195/night with Hotels.com. After other charges it was about $230/night. After checking in, I checked hotels.com again and found price was now $125. I guess you get a better deal if you book last minute. Other than that, everything is pretty much what other reviewers have said. We are using JR... More 

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