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Hotel Ichiei

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look, we only stayed one night as we were flying out the next day. It was our only experience of a traditional Japanese hotel. The kids loved it - the thought they were having a tea party. The beds were extremely comfortable. The front desk was easy and offered advice with maps and rail system. The location was spot on...

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daijir0, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at our hotel. And we are pleased to read your review! We are happy to hear that your children liked our Japanese style room. I can imagine that they were having a tea party with green tea we offer in the room. Our hotel is located in a convenient area to go sightseeing. Also,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights - 1 night in a standard Japanese room and 1 night in the corridor suite both rooms were great! Staff were friendly and helpful. Great location so close to Dōtonbori. Definitely would return to this hotel. Also it's located directly behind the airport limousine bus stop - this was an absolute win as it was...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for staying our hotel. Thank you for your compliment, We are so glad to hear that. We are so happy that you could enjoy our Japanese style rooms. Our hotel is very easty to access to Kansai international airpot, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, and so on. Could you go to visit those places? Also, our hotel is...

KUL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in an 8 Mat tatami room for 2 adults and 2 kids on an overnight stopover in Osaka. Location is just perfect- take rapit train from kansai airport to Namba station , then look for north exit on level 1. Once you exit, turn to your left, go straight until you see a cross junction. Go across the road...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at our hotel. I really appreciate that you wrote review. Also, direction to the hotel you wrote us is awesome! It is very detailed and clearly. It takes just 3min on foot from Nankai Namba staion but it sometimes might be difficult to find near exit to the hotel. You seem that you didn’t...

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Our family of six stayed at this hotel after landing late evening at Kansai airport. We caught the train in and the hotel was very easy to find after exiting the station. Check-in was easy and we were in our rooms within 20 minutes. The kids had a Japanese room on the 7th floor which had plenty of room for...

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ICHIEI, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for staying our hotel. I appreciate your compliment. I'm so happy to hear it. As you said our hotel is very convenient from Kansai international airport, and going to Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, and so on. Also, easy to go to downtown for shopping and having meal from our hotel. So I hope you could enjoy your...

Singapore
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 adults spent 1 night at this traditional ryokan accommodation before we left for home. Located just next to the Namba station airport bus stop, it was a welcome sight after a whole day of travel from Niseko. The reception is on the 8 Level and our room on level 6. The room was comfortable with 4...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thank you for staying at our hotel and writing a review about us. Our hotel is located in the center of Namba. It’s easy to come from Kansai International airport by train, and Osaka Itami airport by bus. We guess it was easy to come here for you as well. We have been running our hotel for more...

Macau, China
Reviewed 4 January 2017

OMG the location it´s just right above the Namba subway station, don´t forget to get out on exit 6. The room is spacious comparing to what we had in Kyoto. We did a half style of Japanese tatami, it was comfortable, loved their pillows Staff were very helpful without even asking, anticipate the guest needs. As we arrived earlier, we...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at Hotel Ichiei. And we are pleased to read your review. As you said, our hotel is located in the very convenient place. Our guests can easily go shopping and go sightseeing in the center of Osaka. I guess you enjoyed it too. Also, thank you very much for your compliments to our staff....

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Superb location. Hotel is diagonally opposite Takashimaya and linked to Namba Sunway. Take exit 6 and you will find yourself right outside the hotel. If you have luggages with you , I'll suggest that you take exit 5 as there's an escalator to bring you up as exit 6 only has stairs. As the hotel is located in Namba, you...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying our hotel. We liked your review a lot. It gives other guests a lot of information. We appreciate for that. As you said, our hotel is located in the center of Namba. Many guests enjoy going shopping in Dotonbori and eating good seafood at Kuromon Market. I think you enjoyed it as well. Our...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is conveniently located near the namba station where you can directly connect to the a number of subway lines, the nankai line and JR. Its also a walking distance to dotonburi and shinsaibashi. The hotel looks pretty common outside but the rooms are really trendy and modern. The staff are polite and they will go out of their...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for staying our hotel. And thank you for giving to us such as good comment. Our hotel is very convenience for sightseeing in Osaka. Also very easy to get to Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, and Kansai international airport. We hope you could visit many places. We are so happy to hear that you like the room. Most...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

From the outside the hotel looks very conventional and unexciting but inside it's a different matter altogether. The decor is stylish and beautiful and the rooms lovely. I really liked the raised platform surrounded by screens on which the futon was situated. It was remarkably quiet, considering the chaos, which is Osaka, just outside. The restaurant has great views. It...

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at Hotel Ichiei. Also, we liked everything about your review. Our hotel is located in the central Namba which is a busy city. When you look at the outside of our hotel, you don’t see any Japanese décor. However, once you come to our Front desk, the restaurant and guest rooms, we try our...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My stay here, though only lasting one night (it's very popular), was really memorable. The room was huge with traditional sliding doors and separate areas. I loved it - it felt both authentic and retro. Get breakfast in the room - it's great. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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ICHIEI, 支配人 at Hotel Ichiei, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at our hotel. The good thing about our hotel is you can enjoy Japanese style room in a busy downtown. And it’s a walking distance to all tourist attractions in Namba. I believed that you enjoyed going sightseeing as well. And I’m glad that you tried our Japanese style breakfast. It’s very popular and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is located at the south of Osaka area is called Namba. Easy access to Kansai airport, Nara, and Kobe. Also, you can experience Japanese Ryokan style 'TATAMI' here. ... more   less 

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Address: 1-6-8 Nanbanaka Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0011, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Price Range: €109 - €213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Ichiei 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“The rooms all seemed to be lovely.”
FrancesR521, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was next to street a little noisy but tolerable. Also not enuf power points. Luckily We brot power cable extender”
SingaporeMummy, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go for a traditional, tatami mat room, with roll-out futons. Good experience!”
  • Veronica in the spacious tatami-mat room.
neildonovan, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I tried three, none merit the description good.”
LollypopSunshine, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are japanese style with good city view.”
mikojosh, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
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