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Bonsai Guesthouse

2.5 of 5 Japanese Guest House   |   1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 544-0034, Japan
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New York City, New York
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I spent 3 nights at the Bonsai Guesthouse having travelled for 3 weeks in Japan. The place is so close to the Momodani JR Loop line station I could see the trains, which believe me is great in large cities such as Osaka. Just 5 stops down the line to Osaka Castle. The guesthouse was clean, very efficient and provided... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I know I may have just gotten lucky, but the people I met at Bonsai made my whole trip AMAZING. The hostel is relatively basic and quite little, but it's actually perfect, as you can't avoid meeting people! I stayed in the 8 bed mixed dorm and it was good for a hostel. I also really enjoyed the bonsai garden... More

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Despite the triple room being quite small for 3 cabin-sized luggage and very basic interior, there are a lot of other plus points staying in Bonsai Guesthouse. Oh yeah, and not to forget the communal toilets and bathroom. If you don't mind any of these, you'll like it here. Plus points... 1. Helpful staffs: Most of the staffs are fluent... More

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Perth, Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Had the opportunity to stay here a couple of nights. The location is very good as it is right next to a supermarket and the Osaka loop line which is very convenient! The dorm rooms were pretty basic and quite uncomfortable. However the staff were excellent especially one of the girls who fashioned reading glasses. They were open, helpful, friendly... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

It was very pleasant experience with all bonsai hostel's staff! They are loving and kind. If you have a chance to meet Osaka, just stay there! They also have great , soft, comfy mattress! After a long, tiring, sight-seeing day, that's all you want! 離桃谷JR站很近,就算要換地下鐵或是近鐵也是一站的距離而已,想省錢就算用走的也不會太遠.服務人員很親切,我再那裡斷斷續續待了七晚(我總共在大阪待11晚),床很舒適,衛浴畫分很清楚不會一群人擠再一起,床鋪也都有隔簾可以拉,具有個人隱私;大門有密碼鎖,附近是ㄧ般住宅區,價格合理,黃靜保持乾淨清爽,如果再去大阪玩,我還會回去住 :)

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Geneva, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Stayed a couple of nights in August 2011 2 years ago, I had no idea how to find a cheap accomodation in Japan so my japanese friend booked this for me. At the time, I paid price around EUR20, It was super clean (well it's Japan) and confortable, the living room is very fashionable and a good place to meet... More

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Address: 1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 544-0034, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bonsai Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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