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Step Inn Shin-Osaka Higashiguchi

1-3-16 Nishiawaji, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka 533-0031, Osaka Prefecture
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Step Inn Shin-Osaka Higashiguchi
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Ranked #227 of 268 Hotels / Ryokan in Osaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is my 3rd trip to Japan so I am well-aware of the tiny hotel rooms and I am ok with them. At Step-inn, not only are the rooms small, they are not well-appointed and you really feel that you're in a budget hotel. The rooms can use a little updating. Maybe change the desk (very small) or scrub the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A five minute walk to Shin-Osaka station; very convenient for us because we were on the move most of the time. The Shin-Osaka station also has a lot of restaurants and the best Takoyaki. The hotel is also near a family mart. Staff were helpful. Our only complaint was the cleanliness. The first room given to us had an unpleasant... More 

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Manila
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hotel is located behind Shin-Osaka Station (same block get out through the east exit and keep turning right at each intersection with a road) so it is quite some distance away from downtown Osaka. But if you have a rail pass, you should be able to get around easily as Shin-Osaka Station is just one station away from the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

If you are going to get a JR pass and fly around the cities and head back to a central location (Osaka) for sleep, this is the place (instead of Umeda / Osaka station where you need another change of subway / JR). I was not having JR pass when I stayed, but we spent 4 nights at this hotel... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Very small room, though clean and comfortable and we got a good nights sleep. Reception staff helpful and spoke pretty good English. No breakfast included (though available at extra cost). We wanted to make a phone call to book a walking tour for our next day in Nara - but no telephone in the room. We went to reception and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Room reservation : Double room through booking.com for 3 nights Reception : Arrived in Osaka after hours on the Shinkasen from Tokyo. Greetly by a busy reception but we went soon checked in by the staff. Some of the toilet amenities are only available at the reception. (comb, tooth paste/brush, cotton buds, sponge etc). You can also help yourself to... More 

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

The hotel is only about a 5-minutes walk from the exit of the Shin-Osaka station; here's some tips to get to the hotel: 1. After exiting the entry/exit gates with your train ticket/card, make a left 2. Pass through restaurants & shops until you hit a dead-end, which has an elevator 3. Don't take the elevator or stairs on your... More 

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