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5 Osaka Guest Houses with Private Rooms and Convenient Access! (Starting at $12!?)

5 Osaka Guest Houses with Private Rooms and Convenient Access! (Starting at $12!?)

Date published: 22 October 2020
Last updated: 4 December 2020

Osaka guest houses can be surprisingly inexpensive! Here, we will introduce 5 cheap and conveniently-located guesthouses starting at 1,200 yen (around $12).

There are many things to enjoy in Osaka, from food to shopping to sightseeing. Naturally, you will want to keep accommodation costs low. From modern, well-equipped facilities to hostels renovated from old townhouses, these unique guesthouses are perfect for solo travelers and family trips alike. Rest assured that each place has strict coronavirus measures in place, so you can safely enjoy Osaka to the fullest!

Table of Contents
  1. 1. Guest House Nest: Best Bang for your Buck!
  2. 2. Osaka Guesthouse Hive: Affordable and only 10 min from Osaka Station!
  3. 3. Guesthouse Uen: Renovated from a Restaurant, with an Authentic Japanese Vibe
  4. 4. Khaosan World Namba Hostel: Perfect Base for Traveling Everywhere!
  5. 5. FON-SU Bed & Breakfast: Popular and Unique Interior Designs

1. Guest House Nest: Best Bang for your Buck!

1. Guest House Nest: Best Bang for your Buck!
Western-style and Japanese-style rooms for 3, 4, or 6 people

Station. Their main feature is their super-low accommodation prices, with private rooms starting from 1,200 yen and dormitories starting at 800 yen (tax excluded).

There are a variety of rooms available, including women-only dorms, twin rooms, and private rooms for 2-3 people, 4 people, or 6 people (Western/Japanese style). There are also staff members who speak French, Chinese, and English who can assist foreign guests.

A full range of services, facilities, and weekend events!

Computers and books are freely available in the dining room

Don't be fooled by the cheap prices - the facilities and services available are well up to par! There is a kitchen with IH stoves, cooking utensils, tableware, dish dryers, a coin laundry, and a free iron. It's perfect for long-term stays!

There are also flat-screen TVs, free shared computers, board games, and free Wi-Fi in all rooms. You can even enjoy various events on the weekends with other guests and staff!

Measures Against Coronavirus:

Shop interior and equipment always cleaned and disinfected; sanitizer available on premises; disinfected after every customer; areas are well-ventilated; partition plates installed; all staff required to wear masks, wash hands, use disinfectant, gargle, and check temperature; reservation system to restrict number of guests; may refuse entry to customers in poor health; all customers required to wear masks; temperatures will be checked; restriction of room service (room entry); automated of check-in, no face-to-face interaction
*Implemented according to necessity

  • OSAKA GUESTHOUSE NEST
    大阪ゲストハウスネスト
    • Address 2-4-14 Terada-cho, Tennouji-ku, Osaka 543-0045
    • Nearest Station Access: 2 minute walk from JR Teradacho Station
    • Phone Number 06-6775-0220
    • Hours: Check-in: 4:00PM-9:00PM, Check-out: by 10:00AM
      Cost: Private room single: from 1,200 yen; Dormitory: from 800 yen per person (tax excluded)
      Open daily

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2. Osaka Guesthouse Hive: Affordable and only 10 min from Osaka Station!

2. Osaka Guesthouse Hive: Affordable and only 10 min from Osaka Station!
A stylish private twin-room. Female-only dormitories are also available.

Despite its prime location in the big city of Umeda, Osaka Guesthouse Hive has fairly reasonable accommodation fees. Private rooms start at 4,000 yen per twin room, and dormitories start at 1,700 yen per person (tax included).

Though only 10 minutes from JR Osaka Station, the surrounding area is quiet. Enjoy Umeda and the Kansai area, and don't worry about the last train - just walk back! They also have some of the most reputable staff of all Osaka guesthouses, who are friendly and easy to talk to!

Calm Rooftop Space in the middle of the city

Relax on a rooftop space overlooking the Sky Building!

Osaka Guesthouse Hive has four floors with a rooftop space on the fifth. The rooftop space is free to use from 10:00AM to 9:00PM, and offers a panoramic view of Umeda. In the daytime, you can watch the Sky Building brightly reflecting the blue skies.

At night, enjoy a romantic view of the city. The floor is painted with directions and distances from other cities in the world. There is plenty for guests to get excited about!

Measures Against Coronavirus:

Staff required to wear masks; area is well-ventilated; shop interior and facilities always cleaned and disinfected; no face-to-face check in; social distancing enforced in common areas

  • OSAKA GUESTHOUSE HIVE
    大阪ゲストハウスHIVE
    • Address 6-24-6 Fukushima,Fukushima-ku,Osaka 553-0003
    • Nearest Station Access: 10 minute walk from JR Osaka Station (Sakurabashi Exit)
    • Phone Number 06-6136-7442
    • Hours: Check-in: 3:00PM-9:00PM (self-check-in afterwards), Check-out: 10:00AM *Subject to change
      Cost: Private Twin Room: from 4,000 yen per person, Dormitory: from 1,700 yen per person (tax included)
      Open daily

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3. Guesthouse Uen: Renovated from a Restaurant, with an Authentic Japanese Vibe

3. Guesthouse Uen: Renovated from a Restaurant, with an Authentic Japanese Vibe
A variety of spacious private rooms are available, including double rooms, twin rooms, and Western-style rooms

Guesthouse Uen is close to Fukushima Station, only one stop from JR Osaka Station. This fully renovated townhouse hostel was once a luxury restaurant. Originally a sake brewery in the Meiji Period over 110 years ago, it is now a cozy, retro space reminiscent of old times. A rare gem in the center of Osaka city!

There are private rooms for 1 to 4 people as well as dorm-style rooms. Each space has an irresistible nostalgic atmosphere. There is also a modern Japanese-style living room.

Enjoy home-roasted coffee and popular curry!

The Tairiku Curry is a must-have dish, combining the flavors of curry from all around the world

Akutagawa Coffee & Spice Curry Tairiku is on the 1st floor. It is usually crowded with guests from early in the morning. Enjoy home-roasted coffee for 500 yen starting at 8:00AM, or try the super-popular Spice Tairiku Curry for 1,050 yen at lunchtime.

After your meal, we recommend sightseeing by rental bicycle for 500 yen a day. Accommodation prices start at 5,000 yen for private rooms and 2,000 yen for dormitories (tax included).

Measures Against Coronavirus:

Shop interior and equipment always cleaned and disinfected; sanitizer available on premises; disinfected after every visitor; areas are well-ventilated; all staff required to wear masks, wash hands, use disinfectant, gargle, and check temperature; customers required to wear masks and check temperature

  • GUESTHOUSE UEN
    ゲストハウス由苑
    • Address 2-9-23 Fukushima,Fukushima-ku,Osaka 553-0003
    • Nearest Station Access: Next to JR Shin-Fukushima Station; 4-minute walk from JR Fukushima Station
    • Phone Number 06-7503-4394
    • Hours: Check-in 3:00PM-10:00PM, Check-out: 11:00AM
      Cost: Private room: from 5,000 yen per person, Dormitory: from 2,000 yen per person (tax included)
      Open daily

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4. Khaosan World Namba Hostel: Perfect Base for Traveling Everywhere!

4. Khaosan World Namba Hostel: Perfect Base for Traveling Everywhere!
A private double room with beautiful red walls
This dormitory, design based on the image of a gold folding screen, is super popular with tourists!

Khaosan World Namba Hostel is located in the Namba area, a convenient spot for sightseeing, shopping, food, and more. It is walking distance from Namba Station on the Nankai Line, Subway Midosuji Line, JR Line, and Kintetsu Namba Line. It is also a short walk from Dotonbori and Kuromon Market, and has excellent access to Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Castle.

In addition to the popular golden folding screen dormitory, there are double and triple rooms, Japanese-style rooms for 4 to 6 people, and family rooms. It's a convenient place to stay, whether with family and friends or traveling solo.

Great for long-term stays! Multilingual staff available!

The common space has a kitchen where you can cook your own meals

The accommodation fee starts at an affordable 2,800 yen per person for a 2-person private room, and 1,800 yen per person for dormitories (both excluding tax). There are plenty of facilities, including a large common space with a kitchen, free Wifi, and a coin laundry, so it's perfect for long-term stays.

Additionally, staff members speak both Japanese and English; in some cases, other languages such as Thai may be available. Feel free to contact in advance if necessary.

Measures Against Coronavirus:

Shop interior and equipment always cleaned and disinfected; sanitizer available on premises; areas are well-ventilated; use of coin trays; partition plates installed; all staff required to wear masks, wash hands, use disinfectant, gargle, and check temperature; restriction of room service (room entry); disinfected after every customer; may refuse entry to customers in poor health; reservation system to restrict number of guests
*Some measures implemented according to necessity

  • KHAOSAN WORLD NAMBA HOSTEL
    カオサンワールドなんばホステル
    • Address 1-2-13 Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, OSAKA 〒556-0016
    • Nearest Station Access: 3 minute walk from Namba Station (all lines)
    • Phone Number 06-6632-7373
    • Hours: Check-in: 3:00PM-9:00PM, Check-out: 11:00AM
      Cost: Private Room (2 people): from 2,800 yen; Dormitory: from 1,800 yen per person (tax excluded)
      Open daily

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5. FON-SU Bed & Breakfast: Popular and Unique Interior Designs

5. FON-SU Bed & Breakfast: Popular and Unique Interior Designs
A variety of rooms are available, from private rooms with varied interiors, to dormitories with privacy. The photo shows a double room.
The spacious lobby and dining area has a chic, relaxing vibe

FON-SU Bed & Breakfast is a design B&B hostel renovated from a vintage building built in 1964. It is within walking distance of the trendy shopping area Horie and the urban oasis of Utsubo Park. The large windows in the lobby and dining area allow in plenty of natural sunlight.

Run by a local family, this cozy hostel offers a stay much different from that of a hotel, guest house, or private lodging. Accommodation charges start at 3,500 yen per person for a private room, 5,500 for two people, and 2,500 yen for a dormitory (both excluding tax).

Popular homemade breakfast and bread buffet

An excellent breakfast including cereal, muesli and coffee

Their popular breakfasts are made with organic ingredients, including seasonal fruit and vegetables, order-made eggs, and sausages. For an additional 600 yen per person (excluding tax), you can add breakfast to your plan. The bread comes from a famous bakery in the area, and is also very popular with locals.

There is also a cafe & bar, where you can enjoy a refreshing beer, and a shop called Heya that sells domestic and foreign records, used clothes, books, and other written works. As you can see, it's a unique place to stay compared to other Osaka guest houses!

<Measures Against Coronavirus:|b@>

Shop interior and equipment always cleaned and disinfected; sanitizer available on premises; sanitizers replaced for new customers; areas are well-ventilated; use of coin trays; partition plates installed; all staff required to wear masks, wash hands, use disinfectant, gargle, and check temperature; reservation system to restrict number of guests; may refuse entry to customers in poor health; all customers required to wear masks; temperatures will be checked; restriction of room service (room entry); automated of check-in, no face-to-face interaction

  • FON-SU bed&breakfast
    FON-SU bed&breakfast
    • Address 3-11-20 Shinmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka 550-0013
    • Nearest Station Access: 4 minute walk from Osaka Metro Nishi-Nagahori Station or 5 minute walk from Osaka Metro Awaza Station
    • Phone Number 06-6556-6586
    • Hours: Check-in: 3:00PM-9:00PM, Check-out: 11:00AM
      Cost: Private Rooms: from 3,500 yen, 5,500 yen for 2 people; Dormitory: from 2,500 yen (tax excluded)
      Open daily

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And there you have it! Five great Osaka guesthouses with private rooms and affordable prices, so you can save your money and enjoy Osaka to your heart's content! Women love the private room for their safety, and families love them for the convenience. Each accommodation provides an excellent base for sightseeing, features unique facilities and services, and employs bright, personable staff that you will only find in Osaka!

Text by:株式会社エフィール

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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