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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights early January. The rooms are small as mentioned in other reviews but very clean. The location can't be beaten, so close to everything. The staff were very friendly & helpful & the lobby was very roomy & comfortable. Free tea & coffee, Wiifi & massage chairs. Would stay here again if I got the...

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道頓堀ホテル, Front desk at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your warmly comments, and also for staying our hotel, In your comments, " So close to everything" is a right word which hits the points Our all staffs plesae your comments, That gives us more good service(OMOTENASHI) mind When you happen to come to Osaka again, Stay our Hotel , We all are welcome to...

Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Went to this hotel in November. Its the last leg of our holiday in Japan. We spent three nights here. Rooms are small which are very typical in Japan but every space if properly utilized. Thought our luggage would not fit it though. I was amazed how small the bathroom is but everything is properly organized and I like the...

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道頓堀ホテル, フロント at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for stying with us while in Osaka. Our free five minute overseas call is provided in the hotel lobby and is amazed and pleased with every guest. I agree that the bathroom is small, however we constantly strive the quality of the hotel to achieve as close to perfection as possilbe. We hope we have the...

HK
Reviewed 28 January 2013

A bit confusing direction on hotel website from Nankai station, but once you get pass the first milestoneas indicated from the hotel instruction, it was a very smooth and easy walk over to the hotel, which you will not miss with the four statutes in front of the entrance. Hotel staff speaks good English, we were assigned to a smoking...

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道頓堀ホテル, フロントデスク at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with Dotonbori hotel. We apologize about spray with air fresher. Guest sometimes says"it is hard to find the hotel.Also there are no land mark." Our hotel is located in the middle of the street. Therefore we explain that the way you can get to the hotel. Also map can be printed by...

Gove, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We stayed here on our first couple of nights in Japan. Found our way here from Namba station from the airport relatively easily ( a little help from the very helpful locals) and welcomed by the friendly staff. On arrival offered the use of the phone to make a couple of calls home and wifi in the lounge/reception. Great location...

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道頓堀ホテル, Front staff at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your warmly comment. " Great Location" is the best word which every- traveler please with, and also You mentioned our every service in our hotel We offer, Thank you very much again! We do hope you come to Osaka again, Be sure to get in our Hotel, We are looking forward to serving you Doutonbori...

Melbourne
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We just stayed the one night before flying home. The hotel was in a great location literally 3 minutes from a train station and close to dozens of shops and places to eat. The staff were friendly and gave us excellent advice about getting to sites and the best way to the airport. They were able to sell us an...

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道頓堀ホテル, フロント at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you for taking the time to write an excellent review. We appriciate your positive opinion about our service. Our train pass is quite popular among the tourists. We hope you were able to go to various places in Osaka. Our hotel rooms are fairly small as you say, but others find it just right and practical. Our...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 January 2013

I'll preface my review with this, I've been told I can be snobby and more often than not only stay at major chains so choosing the Dotonbori Hotel was a major change for me. I'm glad I chose this hotel for my stay in Osaka. It's within walking distance of the Namba train station which can get you pretty much...

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道頓堀ホテル, フロント at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Dotonbori Hotel. Wer are very happy to find out that you are glad you chose this hotel for your stay in Osaka. This comment will assist in our continuous effort to improve our services. Thank you again for writing the kind review and we look forward to welcoming you back...

california
Reviewed 15 January 2013

My wife and I added two more nights to our stay because the hotel is so awesome. Location is fantastic; about 3 small blocks from Namba subway station, central to all the night life, restaurants everywhere. Free cooking demonstration in lobby which included free food and beer (Oden was being demonstrated first night we arrived). Free bicycle rentals, internet, coffee...

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道頓堀ホテル, フロントデスク at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Dotonbori Hotel. We are delighted your awesome comment. Staff also appreciate that you were spending additional staying. Many different kind of event hold in a year. They have been hold since 2011. You can taste good food and it can be satisfy with your curiosity. We look forward to book,if you have opportunity to...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2013

We stayed for a night in Osaka during a 10-day trip to Japan. I am so glad we booked this hotel, because it was excellent! A few points on why: - You cannot beat the location - literally around the corner from JR Namba! (Really easy to find, what with the giant face statues out the front) - The people...

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道頓堀ホテル, front staff at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your warmly comment. Lacation is what every-dody says " It is good" and another stuff would be pleased to us, free wi-fi, 5mins international call, You name it! next time You come to japan, Osaka Please come to stay at our hotel Dotonbori-hotel front staff ishii

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We expected a good well priced basic hotel in Osaka. However we were surprised by the fantastic service and extras you would not expect at a business hotel, let alone any hotel. Here is a list of extras we received during our stay. 1. Free international calls 2. Facial pack for partner 3. Sushi demonstration plus free sushi meal 4....

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道頓堀ホテル, フロント at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your positive review. It is our pleasure to give you the surprise provided in Dotonbori Hotel. Although we have many free services, not all customers take advantage of them. It seems that you have used the best out of our free services. The food demonstration is only available on Tuesday evening, so you...

KL,M'sia
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Dotonbori Hotel has been highly rated and trusting Trip Advisor when choosing all my hotel accommodations, I expected a good experience from the hotel. I chose to stay at the hotel for a night on 9/11/2012 - 10/11/2012 mainly because of the ratings and location of the hotel. It is very near OCAT and the train stations. Also, being in...

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道頓堀ホテル, フロント at Dotonbori Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us while you were in Osaka and thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor as well. Your compliments of our staff are most appreciated. And I am glad you have found the breakfast spread really good. We truly appreciate your selection of the Dotonbori Hotel and look forward to seeing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Dotonbori Hotel

Address: 2-3-25 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Price Range: €86 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dotonbori Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 116
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#9 Family Hotel in Osaka
#13 Romantic Hotel in Osaka
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“If your sensitive to cigarette smoke, avoid floor 5 & 7 that have smoking lounges.”
 of 5 bubbles SpeedyManila, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Room size matches with all other 3 stars hotels in big cities in Japan. Don't expect too much.”
 of 5 bubbles Silverwagon, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Just like most hotels in Japan rooms are very small, don't bring big suitcases it will be hard to find a place to store”
 of 5 bubbles BOEPOR, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed on the 4th floor, and had a view of mechanical pipes and machinery. Request a higher floor if view is important.”
 of 5 bubbles CanadaTravelMama, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Stayed at the triple rom with pillar and was enough for 3 persons. Baggage space can be wanting.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisSanJuan, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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