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Reviewed October 12, 2016

I only stayed here for a night, location-wise it's near Tennoji station, (takes a while to find this place if you don't have mobile data) but the bed was not very comfortable to sleep in, and the room had a really horrible smell. Bed was full of hair, don't think the rooms are cleaned regularly. I think the hostel was... More 

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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is hard to find and a bit run down, but clean. Many people there seemed to be long-term guests. The facilities and beds are alright. It's good enough for a short time, but there are better alternatives for the same price in Osaka.

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Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I stay in Showa for less than 3 weeks and I felt more like at home than in a hostel.Such a friendly atmosphere and all the guests and the staff became like one big family! If anyone has a problem with the location navigate!!!Location is in a pretty interesting area and perfect for backpackers.Highly recommend!

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Reviewed September 18, 2015

We didn't find too difficult to find it. I mean it's not easy to navigate in Japan but it wasn't extra hard to get there. It located close enough to the subway stations, about 7 mins by walk. The area is a little bit scary at night when homeless people are laying on the street. The room was OK, but... More 

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Reviewed August 15, 2015

Do not stay here. I have stayed in 2 other hostels during our visit in Japan and this one PALES in comparison in so many levels. Location is hard to find, no clear directions in their website. Linens were suspect as I had a coughing fit all night. Poorly maintained showers (and I am using nice words here) The showers... More 

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Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Good parts Peaceful area Friendly &helpfull people Clean bedroom Aircon strong Not hard to find if you do research Free shampoo, soap, conditioner Umbrella can borrow Bike rent 500yen per day Nearby have good coffee and breakfast & dobi Bad parts None that I can think of Anyway it's a great place to stay. Really have the olden Japan days... More 

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Reviewed May 4, 2015

I stayed here because I was desperate. It was cherry blossom season, I had spent 2 nights in Kyoto, but there were absolutely no beds left there. There were hardly any beds in Osaka, which is how I had the misfortune to stmble across this little place... Let's start with directions. Now, normally I am quite prepared, have google map... More 

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Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Spent two nights here came for the atmosphere got nothing but tired dirty looks. Staff are lazy and the place is a mess with rubbish in the kitchen stacked to the roof. The walls are so thin you can here other people breathing. If you want to use the wifi for any more then 30 sec at a time you... More 

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Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

First of all, the location is hard to find. The hostel is old and noisy due to sound blocking is not that good. I will not stay this hostel again if i visit osaka again. I feel that other hostel/ guest house will be better than this one

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Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

When we arrived at the hostel the receptionist was hardly presented. We slept in a hutch the hostel is noisy. Flee. The only positive thing is the free coffee and tea and location near the subway. I travel a lot and is one of the worst that I could see.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Peace House Showa!The Peace House provides ideal accommodation in the heart of Osaka for a wide range of travelers. With cozy rooms and friendly staff, we offer convenient, secure services and a homely atmosphere with some of the best prices in the city!The owner is a lady who has lived in other countries and has traveled around the world. You will feel like you are at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Peace House Showa

Address: 2-8-4 Sanno, Nishinari-ku, Osaka 557-0001, Osaka Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Price Range: $15 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Peace House Showa 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“If you prefer floor-sleeping or bunk-sleeping it may be possible to reserve in advance”
 of 5 bubbles SzczRob, Aug 3, 2014 | Read review
“bottom bunk beds are comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles 875jaimeem, Apr 17, 2014 | Read review
“Difficult to find the hostel, especially when you first come out of Tennoji station so allow some extra time to find the place.”
 of 5 bubbles akcc05, Aug 4, 2013 | Read review
“It's a little crowded downstairs - I suppose on the upper floor there is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles aartpi, May 29, 2013 | Read review
“make a bit of google street maps to find your way to the hotel before going”
 of 5 bubbles alejandroh600, Feb 16, 2013 | Read review
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