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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

A very simple yet elegant appeal with a beautiful garden to wake up in. Spacious rooms and accommodating hosts. The perfect mixture of being in a small hotel and being at home. Beautiful, historic garden, maintained to a beautiful degree. Options for a Japanese breakfast...More

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank RyanHall_12
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at Carpe Diem for five nights during our recent trip to Japan. We stayed in the tea room which was a really decent size for us both, we had a great view of the stunning garden. The host Alex and all the staff...More

Date of stay: September 2016
3  Thank Poguie
Reviewed 24 September 2016

A very pleasant experience to live japanese house.with a beautiful garden .Alex waited outside of the door for a longtime because we arrived late. when we left he also drive us to the near subway station.very Intimate!

Date of stay: September 2016
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is the quintessential Japanese house, with rooms arranged around the garden. I love being able to slide the door to gaze at the view, and they also have some Yayoi Kusama sculptures scattered throughout - she's a good friend of one of the owners,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Really loved the place. We had the superior tea room which had a sleeping area, sitting area, shower and toilet. Sleeping on the mats on futons with a great view on the perfect Japanese garden. A real Japan experience! Breakfast in either Western and Japanese...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Jan G
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Carpe Diem (ima wo ikiyo, Seize the days) is located at the heart of the city, but still manages to stay as a calm and relaxing place. While in Osaka, Carpe Diem offers you a Japanese-style residence that has More maintained the rich history of older homes. We also offer activities and classes including Japanese calligraphy, Kimono wearing-"Kitsuke", Soba buckwheat noodle making, Mizuhiki-knot workshop, Japanese home-cooking and Tea ceremony. Inquire us for more details. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka
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11 February 2016|
Response from francesinred | Reviewed this property |
Hi!! You could check on their website. I wanted to post the link for their website Tripadvisor is prohibiting me to post it. I'm sorry It's not the typical way of reserving a room like in travel websites (e.g Orbits... More
22 August 2015|
Response from Kino G |
As far as I know, They only accept email reservation. You can go to their website to find out more info. Google "Carpe Diem Osaka" n you will find their web.
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"Book as far in advance as you can and ask for the Tea Rooms for the best garden view."
2 Oct 2016
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"The loft is very cosy and modern"
8 May 2016
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"During spring it can be too cold in the big ryokan. You may prefer the room upstairs."
2 Apr 2016
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"Loft room is fantastic, but does have a steep stair-climb to the upper floor bedroom."
17 Mar 2016
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