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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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Ranked #11 of 74 Specialty lodging in Osaka
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    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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Kuantan, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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22 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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35 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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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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