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RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I am a picky person when it comes to hotels and this definitely did not disappoint. The room is spacious (we got a triple sharing) and there were 2 baths. It's location is also convenient. There is a connecting door to the shopping mall just beside it and then just walk and cross 2 intersections, you're at Sunshine City Plaza...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We laughed about it after approximately the 10th time we were told "No." This is a hotel geared toward Japanese businessmen with large expense accounts. Definitely NOT FOR FAMILIES. Do not bother trying to let children of any age use the pool. First, at check-in, the manager informed us that "run-of-the-house" did not include the pool. Later, when I asked...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived VERY late due to delays with our transportation. We were told at the airport there was a free shuttle from the Osaka train station, but wasn't told the service ended at 10:15, so we got a short taxi ride to the hotel. The staff was wonderful and helpful. The concierge went above and beyond in assisting us with...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is excellent, lots of restaurants and food options, great garden, large rooms, fantastic shower!!. free shuttle bus to the Japan Rail train station. We had an easy walk along the river through a great rose garden walk to the Osaka Castle, we also walked into the city centre from the Hotel.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with a nostalgic old world charm, and quite well maintained. Reminded us of the grand old hotels we visited as children. Comfortable spacious rooms, helpful and courteous staff, lovely quiet neighborhood along the river. Though the hotel is not very close most tourist spots, the frequent shuttle service to the station was a huge bonus. many stores...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Very very polite staff. Next to a train station. Every room comes with a set of Pajamas. For rooms with Club access: complimentary tea and coffee pods, a wide selection of toiletries. Spa and Wellness service extends till late night. Cons: During winter and spring the HVAC only blows out hot air. That means the room gets warm and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The hotel is not particularly well located in Osaka. That said, a train does run to it (but the last stop) and the hotel does provide a very regular and convenient shuttle to Osaka Station. The hotel is stuffed full of restaurants and shops, so one could spend time there, but we ate at cheaper places downtown. The room was...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I prefer to be at his hotel in Osaka for its convenient location, away from hectic busy Osaka Station, but along a nice river. Hotel provides a reliable a shuttle to Osaka station every 7-15 minutes all day until 1030pm. JR station is 10-15 mins walk across river, Keihan line is below hotel. Staff are very professional and helpful. Hotel...

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Fallbrook, California
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Wow! This old school Hotel in Osaka is simply wonderful. There are shops of every description, more places to eat that anyone could want, and some truly delightful taverns as well. My Bride and I wandered down to the Cellar Bar for a night cap last night and found ourselves surrounded in a delightful Old English Club atmosphere featuring a...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I liked the room I was given. It was spacious compared to one you will get in most Tokyo hotels. I liked the interiors though I must say the t&b was a little dated with the. 4-inch square wall tiles, shower curtain and all. It was clean though. The breakfast buffet was sprawled in a large area with pockets of...

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Rising above the waterways of Nakanoshima, the RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka (our group flagship) offers the finest in traditional Japanese services, luxurious rooms, banquet halls and restaurants, plus delightful surroundings: the perfect combination for a relaxing stay in Osaka. During its history of over half a century as Osaka's premier hotel, the RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka has played host to innumerable guests from Japan and overseas and has kept pace with the emergence of Osaka as one of the world's most prominent commercial cities. ... more   less 

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Address: 5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Osaka Station / Umeda
Price Range: $126 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka 4*
Number of rooms: 984
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Also Known As:
Rihga Royal Osaka Hotel Osaka
Osaka Rihga Royal Hotel
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#10 Spa Hotel in Osaka
#12 Business Hotel in Osaka
#18 Luxury Hotel in Osaka
#19 Family Hotel in Osaka
#31 Romantic Hotel in Osaka
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“Go to a different hotel.”
whkento, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for non smoking or smoking”
GrantP172, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a good view of the river”
407alisond, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Tower Building. The rooms are spacious and well appointed and comfortable.”
revbriangraham, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ensure non-smoking requested if important.”
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