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Bonsai Guesthouse

1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka 544-0034, Osaka Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

For a hostel rated so highly, this did not meet our expectations. We had booked a Japanese style room and it was an absolute let-down. Not only was there garbage cans right outside our bedroom window, making the room smelly, but it definitely wasn't Japanese style. No futons, just camping beds with their legs folded on the floor, with mattresses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

it's easy to find the hostel. direction provided on their website really helpful. very near to subway. the staff speaks good english. the guesthouse was cosy and the facilities are complete, and most importantly very clean. i love everything about this gesthouse, no complaint! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very good place to stay! Staff are very kind. Place very clean and tidy! It is very close from train station. Internet is very good. Friendly place to stay for all the ages, including families. Excellent in all aspects! You will enjoy it for sure!

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I visited Osaka with my best friend recently and stayed here for 3 nights. We stayed in a twin room on the first/ground floor. There was a toilet and a shower room directly in front of us so it was convenient. The room that we stayed in was clean, and so were the toilet and shower too. I find the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Love this hostel!! Made many friends from all around the world in the common space. Staff are very kind and flexible :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Fantastic little place, about 30seconds from the trainstation. Very clean, great facilities and nice dorm rooms (Western style sleeping). Beautiful decoration of the hostel itself too. Really nice staff all happy to help out would definitely go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Location is great next to Momodani metro station, which is easy access to Osaka JR and Kansai airport. Staff were very helpful in showing me how to get to tourist sites and restaurants. Best value hostel out of many locations I stayed throughout various cities in Japan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The location is amazing. it's not even a hundred steps from the train station! It's near a Supermarket, a shopping street and restaurants like Mcdonalds and Mister Donut. Went with my family and my dad loved this place. We stayed in 2 rooms with double deck beds at the first floor. Just few things we didnt really like is that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

The people are all kind and great. One of the staff often stays behind at night and chat with us and that really makes the hostel feels like home. Clean and neat. I find the toilet and the towel very slightly smelly and I hope they will improve this as soon as possible. The IKEA bunk bed in the dormitory... More 

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Naha, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I do not typically start in guesthouses, as I generally prefer for our five star hotels. However, my significant other wanted to experience a Japanese guest house on our trip to Osaka, and this is where we stayed. The neighborhood it is situated in is quite nice, and it is conveniently close to the subway. I cannot comment on how... More 

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