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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Found this hostel from the hostel.com. Hostel have a perfect location, near the subway and there are supermarket and restaurants within walking distance. The staff speak good English and they are very friendly too. For those who travel with big luggage, pls inform the staff in advance so they will try to arrange your room at ground floor. Very clean... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

As most travellers has indicated, the room is rather cramp but what do you expect in a busy city like Osaka. The staff are ever so helpful and friendly. Location is superb and neighbourhood is friendly and interesting. On our first evening here, a guy from Michigan approached us and he was most helpful. We were introduced to a Bob... More 

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The room we had was extremely small. It seems that it should be a 2-persons room but they gave it to us with 3 people. There was literally one-foot distance between the two beds on the ground and one-foot from the bed to wall. There is no place for bags. We piled the bags up in the corner but it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights, perfect location right next to a JR train line. Bed was comfy and can't argue with anything with the price we paid. We were even made a cup of green tea by a member of staff whilst relaxing in the lounge. Thanks!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 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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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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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 

Additional Information about Bonsai Guesthouse

Address: 1-4-13 Momodani Ikuno-ku, Osaka 544-0034, Osaka Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Price Range: $26 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bonsai Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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