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Yamatoya Honten

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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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Espoo, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great budget hotel/hostel. Staff is very helpful, but doesn't speak good English - or almost none, depends. Anyways, fully equipped to check in and out of the room. We book the room 6 months in advance, paid in advance as well, so our stay went very smooth with minimum communication. The room was clean but very dated. The... More 

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Lublin, Poland
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel in April 2015 (7 persons). The room was basic - spacious enough for 5 futons and 2 beds, just enough for 1 night if not for the bed bugs (or some other type of bugs - not mosquitos though) that have severly bitten some of us while we were sleeping. The bathroom is quite... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room was only minimal size; however when you are only really sleeping and showering/bathing it is quite suitable. There was a fridge available; however remember to remove anything you have placed in there before the morning you leave as it is on a timer that locks at 6:30 am the day of departure. There is no kettle in the... More 

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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. And your comment. We appreciate your letting us know about it. Thank you More 

Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Service-Authentic japanese accomodation with futons. Clean rooms and friendly staff. Location-Located right next to osaka's major nightlife area dotonbori. Value-Booked a 4 person bedroom with friends for 5500 yen each, which is great value if travelling with a group. Highly recommend

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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are happy to have you rejoice at that. We look forward to seeing when you come to Osaka again. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

i was lucky to get a good deal and was put in the suite ryokan style, nice big room with a view of Dontonburi! In a few minutes walk and you could reach all the shopping and eating area of Dontonburi and Shinsaibashi. About 10 minutes walk from Nippombashi station! Though the hotel could use some renovation, location is super... More 

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yamatoya, マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are happy you were pleased with that. We look forward to seeing you when you come to Osaka some day. More 

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We terribly sorry for the delay in our reply and some trouble. We are intolerant of criticism. And then our comments are used to improve our service. We'll continue to do our very best, so we hope to receive guest support. Regards More 

Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We're honored you are happy with that. If you come to Osaka we will waiting for you. Regards. More 

Manila, Philippines
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134 reviews 134 reviews
33 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Our public bath is really popular foreigner people and Japanese people!! That's not Onsen. It's just looks like Onesen. So it's free and please use it when you come to Osaka again. Regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We're honored you are happy with that. Please come back again if you think about back to Osaka. Regards More 

Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry for making you feel uncomfortable. We will change the thing becoming old including the wall into a new thing. As for the bed and some stuff , we will keep clean up. Regards More 

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