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Yamatoya Honten

3.0 of 5 2-17-4 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0082, Osaka Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The rooms are fine, location is good. But everything else was terribly unorganised. i booked 4 nights of the most expensive room 6 months (200 aud) in advance. and when i went there to check in, they told me that they were 'overbooked' and sent me to a hotel 2 minutes away and i had to come back for the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in Yamatoya Honten in one of the rooms in the new building and it was an interesting experience. Pros: - walking distance from Nippombashi Station (about a 5 minute walk) - walking distance from the entrance of Dotonburi (2 minutes walk, just turn left at the main road and cross the road. the sign to Dotonburi... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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30 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Our group of 6 booked 2 triple rooms. We advised the hotel we were checking in late because of our flight ETA. Our rooms were quaintly fascinating since it would be the first time we get to stay in a ryokan style room. The futon was comfortable and I was happy we had extra pillows. No issues about the bathroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here wanting to experience a more traditional Japanese style accommodation. Weren't disappointed. The room had everything we needed and while a little old looker great. The staff were very friendly and helpful, going to extra lengths to make our stay comfortable. The hotel is right on the doorstep of dotonbori entrance so walking for food or even shopping... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We are a family of 3. We stayed at Yamatoya Honten Ryokan Osaka 4 Sept 2014 - 7 Sept 2014 (Thursday to Sunday) PROS: Walking distance to eateries in Dotonburi and shops CONS: The room we stayed in was very worn down. The walls, chairs, mini ref and other furniture look old and beat-up. The toilet is very smelly too.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

advantages. 1.execllent location,near convenince store about 100 m.near Nipponbashi subway 300 m.walking, near Dotomburi shopping center about 500 m. 2.english speaking staff 3.there are two Lift for passengers and rapidly 4.real non smoking room typed. 5.good effective public hot tub. 6.good housemaid for managing your bed . 7.daily supply for japanese style snacks disadvantages. 1.no any laudry service,you must walk... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed here for one night during the last week of August 2014. I initially chose Yamatoya Honten because of its label as a traditional ryokan. How can one visit Japan without ever trying out a ryokan? It wasn't a horrible stay. But I think next time I will try a higher end ryokan. Cons: -My room was TINY -There... More 

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Dear guest Thank you forstaying with us. We are sorry to about smelled room and bed pillow. But we look forward to seeing you next time if you come to Osaka someday. More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

the only negative: the hotel room was a bit dated. be prepared; this is a japanese style hotel and you will sleep on a traditional japanese bed/ mattress. note that the staff will help you setup the bed! perfect location for a night out. 1-2 mins from dobontori. train stations 10 mns away(walk)

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Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Old facility. Smelly rooms, smelly toilets, smelly blankets-mattress-pillow.... It's very simple but not the riyokan I pictured from their web site and comments here... Old decorations it needs to be renovated. A lot of stains on the wall. Nice area but too much noise and light from outside. And it's not cheap at all with 70€.... Hopefully we stayed only... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a traditional Japanese ryokan style hotel so be prepared that the service and rooms are not like a traditional western style hotel. They are very friendly and speak good English are are willing to help you out as necessary. The location is perfect, as it is in walking distance to many good restaurants and shopping. It is also... More 

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Address: 2-17-4 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0082, Osaka Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Yamatoya Honten 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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