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Smile hotel Namba

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The Internet here is great you get 70 MB upload and download speed which means you can watch Netflix or anything else while you're here :-) staff are good but they speak very little English! Breakfast is actually pretty decent and it's nice that it is included but will be much better if they invested in the hotel itself. This...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A budget hotel in Osaka. It is only 2 minutes to train and only one stop to Namba. The hotel offers breakfast. If you are Asian chinese you will enjoy with their breakfast. The hotel offers a very good wifi. Staffs can speak fair level of English.

Thank chatchawan2016
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 23 June 2016

They were great especially Kohie, Morita, and the girls..Morita called the postal system when my luggage did not arrive on time..I thought their English was enough for me..The room served its purpose, a good nite's rest, wifi that works, good ac once I figured out how to work the switch..and more..! I have a big luggage and just lay it...

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights with my boyfriend. Perfect for us as we are backpacking so the price was great. The location is also great. Very easy to get to on the subway - only one stop away from Namba station which can get you to most places. (you definitely need a subway pass when spending time in Osaka,...

Thank Esme W
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location to explore the highlights of Osaka. Sakaragawa subway station is just a matter of metres from the entrance and from there you can travel to any of the landmarks or other tourist areas. The rooms were nice enough, we stayed for 2 nights and it did the job perfectly. The staff were all...

Thank joehowes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Very uncomfortable stay. Rooms were very tiny and I didn't have anywhere to put my luggage. The bathroom was the size of an airplane bathroom and I had to shower with the curtain open to allow enough space. There was also some black stains on the shower curtain that I didn't want to touch. Try to avoid this hotel unless...

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Room is tiny and functional just like most Japan hotels. Clean room with complete amenities in the bathroom. Sound proofing is quite good. Japanese breakfast is tasty and adequate to jumpstart the day. Location is at the Sakuragawa stop, a stop from Namba station. Take the Hanshin line and exit# 2. The hotel is 40-50 steps from the exit. Very...

6Thank SpeedyManila
Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Probably the worst chain hotel in Japan! Nowhere near Namba area, right smack in a residential neighborhood. Staff were probably the closest thing to rude in Japanese standards. Room was tiny, poorly ventilated and there actually was a pubic hair in the portable dehumidifier. Do not stay here!!

1Thank TheWhineguy
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 August 2015

So what if the room is almost like a capsule. But what it misses in size, it provides for character and reasonable rate. The breakfast is amazing: so many choices and the Japanese food was one of the best I have tasted: clean, home-made quality and abundant.

1Thank Gingermint
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Location was superb. Station to alight on JR line is Sakuragawa exit 2. One station away from Namba which is great for shopping and food. 4 stations away from the main Osaka Station which is a great transit point to nearby Kyoto though I find Kyoto alone is worth at least 1 night of stay. More on that on another...

4Thank ChristopherSim

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Address: 3-3-9 Saiwaicho, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0021, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Price Range: $81 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smile hotel Namba 3*
Number of rooms: 88
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Quality One Nanba Osaka
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“I cant compare rooms if I only slept in one”
840martae, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stayed on room 410. Non smoking and a quiet room.”
SpeedyManila, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do not miss the breakfast!”
Gingermint, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“My room was on the south side, and since there's another building right next door this blocked all the sunlight and road noise. I slept great in there.”
caspiansan, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Remember to get the non-smoking room to avoid the smoky smell. Even number rooms seem to be slightly bigger.”
laurieteo, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
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