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Yamatoya Honten

3.0 of 5 2-17-4 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0082, Japan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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24 helpful votes 24 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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yamatoya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Yamatoya Honten, responded to this review

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

Melbourne, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 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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Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you next time!!! More

Paris, France
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17 helpful votes 17 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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Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you next time!!! More

Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Thank you for staying with us!! More

2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The room service is so nice. They help you setup your bed and refill anything that you are missing or not missing lol. I said that is because we still have tooth brush but they gave us more. If you ever get a chance to come to Osaka you have to stay in this hotel.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Japanese style room, kimono experience, nice staff with English speaking, good location, just next to the subway station, few mins walk to the shopping area, must try! the room size is bigger than other usual hotel with similar price.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Yamatoya Honten is very close to the night life district of Osaka. Sitting on a river across from a giant crab and neon lights will remind you of that. However, the hotel itself is quite nice and clean and not very far from the nearest subway stop. The room itself was quite spacious and the room we had (top floor)... More

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Thank you for staying with us!! We look forward to seeing next time :D More

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