We stayed in a double room at Cross for 4 nights recently and as the first Japanese hotel we stayed at, we thought it was very good. The location is its obvious drawcard - right next to the Dotonbori canal and less than 5 minutes of Shinsaibashi, plus the Namba subway station is a block away. (FYI if it's your first time there and you're arriving via the subway, take exit 14 at Namba station and when you're on the street as you get to the top of the stairs, turn left and walk straight - we had no idea where we were and a very kind Japanese girl pointed it out to us)
The room itself is quite small but the bathroom is awesome. My fiance complained about the pillows being too hard (I think it's half down and half buckwheat) but I didn't have any issues.
All in all, I'd definitely recommend it to anyone (as long as you're not expecting a massive room or great views) as being one of the best located hotels we've stayed at.More
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