Namba Oriental Hotel is a 4-star accommodation in the heart of Minami, closely situated to all lines of Namba Station, and only a few minutes walking away from a shopping arcade in the south of Osaka. It’s a modern and convenient hotel for tourists who want to explore the busy Namba and have access to various amusement treats in the area.
Namba is known to be Osaka’s business, entertainment, and economic centre which is favoured by travellers from outside Japan. Additionally, the district also plays an important role in Osaka’s main transportation, that is, connecting major subway lines to Kansai International Airport. The hustle-bustle of the city attracts tourists every day, and it’s no wonder that there are hundreds of hotels available in this part of the city.
Among the many accommodations, Namba Oriental Hotel is a perfect choice for you, craving for a cosy and homey place to stay the night. The appealing and contemporary design is visible from the architecture, plus all the comfortable amenities to give you a proper rest after a long day.
Stepping out, you will be greeted by the busy Doguyasuji Street, a heavenly retreat for cooking enthusiasts. Anything relating to the kitchen can be bought here: from kitchen appliances, to sinks in various sizes, you will likely find everything for your own personal kitchen needs. Just a few minutes’ walk down the street, you’ll also find Dotonbori, favourite attractions filled with tourists, particularly at night, to enjoy lots of Japanese street food and watch the Namba’s most celebrated icons like Mr Glico Man or the giant Kani Doraku Crab.
Despite the hustle and bustle from shops and its patrons on the outside, you’ll find an unusual sense of peace once getting into the hotel’s lobby. Namba Oriental Hotel provides a relaxed atmosphere, making you feel at ease, just like home with modern facilities to attend to all your requirements.
Choose from among 258 guest rooms that are divided into 11 types. Oriental Namba Hotel splits the area into two main floors: namely the Oriental Floor from floors 4 to 5, and the Oriental Quality Floor from floors 6 to 9. A wide choice of king-size, queen-size, twin and triple beds are available to accommodate your travelling group. Room sizes are varied from 23 square meters to 56 square meters with soft mattresses, pillows and duvet.
In-room facilities are provided to ensure maximum comfort when staying at this hotel. All guests have access to the room’s entertainment with a flat-screen TV that offers both your favourite movies and video-on-demand service. The rooms are beautifully designed with separate bathroom and free toiletries, a hairdryer, a razor blade, towels, hair band, bathroom mat, and nightgown. There is also complimentary Wi-Fi and LAN cable for all your Internet-surfing needs. After a day of sightseeing, enjoy a restful night in either the room’s air conditioning, purifier, or humidifier.
One of the hotel’s premium facilities is the executive Premium Triple Room to accommodate a stay with friends or family. It is designed with the Japanese concept of "Madoi" in mind; where one derives joy from being with loved ones. The room is equipped with three single beds that fit for up to 4 guests and features a sofa, a seating room, and kitchen cabinets
In the middle section of Namba Oriental Hotel, just right outside, you’ll find a delicate Zen garden setup with a water fountain surrounded by plants, and sofas shaded by parasols to enjoy the outdoors. This is the Patio, where you can relax during the afternoon when Namba’s nightlife hasn’t started yet. Located on the 4th floor, all guests are welcomed to sit and enjoy a light-up presentation of beautiful seasonal Japanese flowers and natural scenery from 7:00am to 8:00pm.
Staying at Namba Oriental Hotel will give you unparalleled experience to enjoy the city’s amusements. The staff are friendly and will attend your requirements, including multilingual personnel, to help you deal with the language barrier. Please note that the hotel’s reception is located on the 3rd floor which will facilitate any check-ins from 3:00pm and check-outs at 11:00am on the next day. On the same floor, you’ll also find foreign currency exchange machine.
Craving for some delicacies? Grace your taste buds with some delectable Osakan buffet specialities at Nagi restaurant on the 2nd floor, open from 7:00am to 10:00am. For a more casual outing with your pals, opt for the restaurant on the hotel’s 1st floor that serves authentic yakiniku style, Italian cuisine, Korean foods, and a barbecue. Namba Oriental Hotel also a pub themed to a traditional British pub called Hub, that serves traditional fish and chips, beer, and cocktails.
Since the hotel is strategically situated in the heart of Osaka, it is very convenient to reach the place. Many public transportation options are available for you to take from Osaka Kansai International Airport to Namba Oriental Hotel within minutes. If you are making the journey by cab or rental, it would be a 55-minute drive (45.9km) before you arrive at the hotel. If you’re taking a bus, the distance between Nankai Namba Station to the hotel is a mere 4-minute walk (300m). Subway transportation is also available that connects Kansai Airport to Namba Subway Station. You can reach the station via a 5-minute walk (500m) from the hotel.
Once you have arrived at Namba Oriental Hotel, there are plenty of attractions to see and visit. One of Osaka’s busiest shopping arcades, Shinsaibashi, is a short 9-minute drive (1.2km) away. It’s like Shibuya, only in Osaka: proving its name as a major tourist destination by offering entertainment options from shopping to karaoke.
If you would like to appreciate the native history and religion, be sure to visit Shitennoji temple, the oldest temple in all of Japan. It is a short 11-minute drive (2.7km) away from Namba Oriental Hotel. Shitennoji temple has a five-story pagoda, a prayer hall, and even a flea market that sells antiques, ceramics, textile, and Japanese street food. Enjoy a peaceful stroll through the Gurakujodo garden that is filled with cherry trees, a pond, a bridge, and stream below.
With many interesting places to visit, consider making Osaka your next holiday destination. Plus, staying at Namba Oriental Hotel will be your sanctuary for a quiet break and restful sleep after a long day out in the city.