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Bonsai Guesthouse

1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 544-0034, Japan
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gold coast
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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3 hotel reviews
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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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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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Tokyo
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I stayed at Japanese guest room (not dormitory) with my son for family trip. The location is very convenient from station and supermarket and Onsen (Hot springs) is nearby. Room facility is new, however there are some dusts such as hair of other guests in the room and It seems that cleaning condition is relatively not good. What I feel... More

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Manila, Philippines
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

When it comes to choosing accommodations, accessibility and affordability are my priorities. Bonsai Guesthouse in Osaka fulfills these requirements quite well. Aside from that, the staff is very friendly and accommodating. They speak relatively good English and are very helpful when we have any questions regarding the place or neighborhood. They even helped us arrange a trip to Hiroshima by... More

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Nara, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The staff was very friendly and spoke very good English! One even helped me heat up my dinner since I can't read Japanese! The 6 mixed dorm was typical, free lockers upstairs, and cubby shelves in your room for necessities. Overall a nice place, except the showers had a mildew smell to them. Everything else seemed clean, though.

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Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I've stayed at this guest house several times, and have been consistently pleased with it. A little off the beaten path perhaps (though on the Osaka loop line, so very easy to get to), but very clean and quiet. There's a charming bonsai garden on the roof. The staff is friendly and helpful. What more could you want from a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Great hostel - super friendly staff (thank you to Kim and Akune) give the place a warm atmosphere. Clean rooms and showers. I stayed in the 6 bed mixed dorm - was a bit small (as should be expected), but bottom beds are thoughtfully provided with privacy curtains. Good kitchen and common room. Good location and price. Will be back!

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Address: 1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 544-0034, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 92 Specialty lodging in Osaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Bonsai-guesthouse!!Our Bonsaiguesthouse Osaka opened in April 2010. Easy access to get here from anywhere.We are adjacent to the JR station, so it's very convenient. About 100 steps from JR Osaka loopLine ' JR Momodani Station' .It is one of the most convenient hostel in Osaka for sightseeing (Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Himeji) using JR because it is very close to the JR station. To Namba / Dotombori which is the Most famous downtown area in OsakaIt takes 12 min by JR or subway.You can get most of famous places in Osaka within 30 min. ... more   less 
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