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Kintetsu Universal City

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   6-2-68 Shimaya Konohana-Ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 554-0024, Japan
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Ranked #60 of 266 Hotels / Ryokan in Osaka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manila
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only 2 plus points for this hotel - 1. located nearest the universal studio, and you can buy tickets in their lobby 2. has character room that has souvenir for the kids. Apart from these, I find it overpriced and the service was not comparable to the service I have known Japanese people usually extend. The place doesn't have mineral... More

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この度は、ホテル近鉄ユニバーサル・シティをご利用頂き誠にありがとうございます。 ご投稿頂きました通り、ホテル客室内にミ... More

Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

beautiful hotel! food was good, and there were also numerous restaurants within the immediate vicinity. convenient location since it was a 30 second walk to the entrance of universal studios. had a great time! will definitely check-in in this hotel when coming back to usj! beautiful hotel! beautiful people! beautiful country! i love japan!

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この度は、ホテル近鉄ユニバーサル・シティをご利用頂き誠にありがとうございます。 ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパンと... More

Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This hotel is nearest to the gate of Universal Studio Osaka. Our character room was much more spacious as compared to Keihan Universal City (as friends booked in there and we could compare). There were welcome gifts on our beds and amenities were unique and complete. Overall, the room was comfortable and cosy. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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Chula Vista, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Drove to this hotel all the way from Yokosuka for 8 long hours to see the Universal Studios. Good thing the hotel is right next to the theme park, so access to the park is a breeze. Parking from what I remember was expensive so we didn't bother to use our car to explore the vicinity. Had numerous restaurants outside... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Chose to stay here purely based on location next to USJ. We had a family corner room with a view of the park. Room very good size with 4 beds for a family of four. Didn't eat in the hotel as there was such a great choice just outside the entrance. Easy to get to the hotel as train station... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

The hotel is ideally located between JR station, Universal City and Universal Studios Japan. You can find plenty of restaurants here. There are also convenience stores that operate 24 hours. Hotel staff are friendly and helpful. We were able to have a good view of the theme park from our character room. Great hotel.

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Yucca Valley, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for two nights in May 2013. I can't comment on the hotel rate as we purchased an ANA holidays package tour (including air, hotel, attraction ticket), via IACE travel. The hotel is the closest one to the entrance of Universal Studios Japan, that's the main reason why we chose it vs Hotel Universal port... More

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

My friend and I very enjoyed our stay here. All hotel staffs were so friendly, helpful. The service was high standard and you can find everything you need there. Our room was spacious, clean and has an amazing view. The location was great. The last thing was perfect was the reasonable room rate. Good choice in Osaka!

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Nagoya, Japan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We booked this hotel because of its proximity to USJ. It is the closest to the park. We drove, so parking was necessary but not cheap at 2,000yen/day. Our room came with a 10% discount card which was useful in the park. We also had the breakfast, which was a buffet. It was actually very good because of the large... More

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London, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011 via mobile

Booked a corner room on higher floor and got a good view of the Universal Studios amusement park which is literally a 2min walk away so location and view was good. Room itself was dated and tired looking and stank of cigarettes. Hotel staff promptly came armed with an air freshener which didn't make much difference. Ok for 1-2 night... More

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Address: 6-2-68 Shimaya Konohana-Ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 554-0024, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kintetsu Universal City 3.5*
Number of rooms: 456
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