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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 22 November 2012

First hotel location: Dotonbori area, hence the name. You can not go wrong staying in this area if you want to go shopping and see or do lots of happening night activities like we experiences (happened to stay there at Halloween nite). It located smacked in the middle of all action. Second the hotel facilities: free bike to use, and...

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

Dear guest, You are very kind to write such a review. Thank you so much. It's wonderful to read when a guest had a pleasant stay at the hotel. We constantly strive to ensure the quality of the hotel is the best possible. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for another stay. Sincerly, Reception Orio

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Reviewed 18 November 2012

In summary: Great location, excellent service and a good night's sleep. This hotel is located a five minute walk from Namba station which is the main central stop if you arrive from Osaka Kansai airport. I would recommend that people try and map out their route from the station to the hotel to make things as easy as possible; there...

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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 are sorry to could not use your mobile. Your review will be assistance for other guest who watch our page of Trip Advisor. Our hotel has built between many building.Therefore,it may be hard to find the hotel. So, please let us know if you have any question or...

Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 17 November 2012 via mobile

Thank you to all the travellers who reviewed this hotel in Tripadvisor. I booked this hotel because of their review and found that Dotonbori Hotel is excellent as reviewed. First of, the location is the best, easily reach from Namba, a few walk from Dotonbori or Shinsaibashi, many eateries in the area. Check in and check out were swift. They...

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

Thank you very much for staying our hotel, and reviewed our Hotel, and giving us warmly nice comments, As reviewed, Location, (EX JR Nanba, subway Nanba, ) If you walk, from our Hotel, 5~7 min) You reviewed, Many well- known restaurant is just around corner, We are very sorry, You said You spotted dust, We are going to try our...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2012

we stayed 6nights in Dotobori Hotel and enjoyed most of things about the hotel. good location, lots of extra services usually not provided in other hotels. free international calls, very healthy breakfast menus.. to name few. only negative thing about the hotel was the toilet in the room had a urine smell otherwise I would definitely stay again if I...

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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 writing a review for Dotonbori Hotel. You're correct about our services, which are not provided in other hotels. We provide extra services to give our customers surprise. You're also right that our breakfast menues are especially healthy. We're sorry to hear about the smell of the room. We will be careful with the cleaning. But,...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 November 2012

This is our first time to Japan. We stayed in Hotel Dotonbori, Osaka for 3 nights before moving to Kyoto and subsequently to Tokyo. This is by far the best hotel we had stayed during our trip in Japan. Its very near (less than 10 minutes walk) to JR Namba station and Midosuji subway station therefore making our daily commuting...

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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 so much for your warm comments. We are always very happy to hear about our guests and their experiences. You mentioned the helpful staff. This is especially kind as every one of our staff has worked at the Hotel and we all strive to ensure every guest has a wonderful and relaxing experience. I hope we...

Reviewed 13 November 2012

The staff was very nice,especially some of them know Chinese language. It's easy to ask some information about the attractions and transportation. Mr. Lee help me a lots, he found my lost of necklace, and send it to me. I'm very very appreciated. Thank you very much!

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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 giving a warm comment to Mr,Lee and our staff. Chinese staff is so delighted to hear that you were able to spend wonderful time. They know that foreign traveller is in trouble during stay abroad due to language. Therefore,we assist that you can take good memories when you leave. If you have opportunity to travel...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Now I often travel on a budget so the Dotonbori was right down my alley. Perfectly located amongst some of the best shopping and restaurants in Osaka and only a couple if minutes from Namba train station. The Dotonbori offers all guests free wifi, free bicycles, free breakfast, free laptop hire, free printing and a bunch if other freebies thrown...

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

Thank you very much for staying at our Hotel, and giving us warmly comment. Perfectly located , as you said Every traveler are very pleased with it, It is very convenient for everbody to move to KYOTO, KOBE, You name it, And Our hotel gives eveyone to staying our hotel " free wi-fi free bicycles, free laptop so on. Next...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We stayed at a few hotels in Osaka on our recent trip there and this was the best by far. The service was excellent. All the staff on the front desk spoke good English and were able to give good recommendations for restaurants and things to do. The location was right it the heart of Osaka, a short walk from...

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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 fro your kind comment. We honestly appreciate when a guest takes the time to review the Dotonbori Hotel. We all try very hard to ensure every guest has a wonderful time and you seem to have really appricated the best of what we have to offer. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Location-wise, the hotel is arguably the most convenient when you are in Namba area a.k.a. the nightlife of Osaka. Facilities are superb (free wifi in the room, free international call in the lobby, etc), breakfast buffet is fantastic and service is outstanding. Hotel is also near Namba subway and lots of fastfood shops. You won't get hungry. Staff speaks English....

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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 a review. We're glad you found our location to be convenient. Dotonbori is one of the few places in Osaka where you can see the night life of people. Many restaurants and stores are opened after mid night. We're sorry to hear about the rooms being cramped. Yes, by Japanese...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Right in the middle of Osaka in Dotombori. Kyoto might have been a better choice for those planning to spend time in Kyoto. The Dotonbori Hotel is small, clean and functional, and in an excellent location for OCAT, Namba station and the Dotombori and Namba area.

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

Thank you very much for staying our hotel, and giving us your warm comment . We are very glad to hear You have had a nice memory of your staying in Japan. In your comment, And you pointed, Our Location gives everyone same applaudse, main station to our hotel takes about 5~6 mins on foot, So as you said, Osaka...

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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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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €87 - €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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Dotonbori Hotel Osaka
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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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