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Bonsai Guesthouse

1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka 544-0034, Osaka Prefecture
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 3 nights because of the good reviews I have seen. However it's not what I expect by Japan standard. The room is cramp. Once you put your luggage on the floor, you can hardly walk. The hostel is very cold during the winter, unlike the rest of the hostels which kept the temperature high in lieu of the coldness.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I've stayed here twice, once in 2011 and once in 2015, private rooms both times. The location is pretty much across the road from Momodani station so it's very convenient, there are convenience stores, restaurants, a McDonalds, 100 yen store, bakeries, etc all within a few minutes walk! The staff are always so lovely; both times I've visited I've had... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This was my second stay at Bonsai, the first in a private twin room and this time in a 6 bed dorm, would definitely go back if I'm ever in Osaka again. Pros: Great location, literally 2 mins from the station. Friendly staff (was great getting to know Saya and her friends!). Cute, homely feel to the lounge area, easy... More 

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Thank smwatts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in a private twin room. Very clean, comfortable place to stay. Staff were very friendly and spoke very good English. They were quite happy to have a chat to us, as the reception was part of the open communal area. This guesthouse is quite compact, and over a couple levels, but suited us very... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Very close to a metro station, simply 2mins walk. Guestroom (private double bed room) is very clean as well as the shower room. However not much to see around the area but it is very convenient to travel to other areas in Osaka.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We booked a double room at the bonsai Guesthouse and really enjoyed our stay. The room is very clean and so are the bathrooms. The Guesthouse is right next to Momodani station, which is really convenient. We also want to point out how awesome the staff was! Check in and check out was really simple too and we would definitely... More 

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Thank Nina W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is in a great location, literally around the corner from a train station. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm with a friend. The sheets/bedding/floors/toilet were very clean. The walls were a bit grubby and the shower although clean was slightly mouldy. There's a set of lockers in reception but they were all taken. The staff were extremely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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 via mobile

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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