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Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka

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1-1 Ofukacho, Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-0011 Osaka Prefecture
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#155 of 496 hotels in Osaka
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RESPIRE combines the meanings of the words “rest,” as in to have a rest, and “inspire,” as in to have one’s senses stimulated and be filled with vitality. RESPIRE also means “to breathe.” Hotel Hankyu RESPIRE aims to offer you a place where you can relax comfortably and also be revitalized for the next day, giving you the sensation of having taken a deep breath of fresh air.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Strollers
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Self-serve laundry
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Safe
Telephone
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese
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Andrew K wrote a review Mar 2020
Wahroonga, Australia3 contributions
As you are aware, the coronavirus pandemic that has effected all of Asia and travel from Australia has now been restricted with a compulsory 14-day self quarantine period upon return. Despite making a reservation with this hotel on November 25th 2019, prior to any hint of a pandemic occurring, this hotel has refused to offer a refund for the cancellation of the trip. They also refused to give us credit if we rescheduled a trip back to Osaka when the pandemic is cleared. I totally understand that the situation with the reduced tourism & travel during the pandemic period and how it will affect the hotel's profit margin, the pandemic is not something that we could never foresee. Cancelling the whole family trip it's not something that we were hoping to do. Even if they kept the money they gave us credit for a future reservation, that would have been the better compromise for us as we were looking forward to fly into Japan to be part of the Cherry Blossom festival some day. Despite numerous communications with this hotel, they have not changed the decision. If we ever travel to Japan again for the Cherry Blossom festival, this hotel will never be one that we will ever stay because of their lack of compassion. Good Luck with your occupancy for the rest of 2020. Osaka, you should be ashamed of Hotel Hankyu Respire for its poor customer service
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Freedom40414230634, お客様担当マネージャー at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka
Responded 21 Mar 2020
First, we sincerely apologize for the poor service you received from our staff, though we cannot confirm your bookind details from your comments. We do accept the FREE cancellation of Coronavirus following to the agent policy. As their situation are changing day by day, it is difficult to accept to all the guests' requiry but we sincerely confirm each situation to do the best. We are sorry again to disappoint you, we will take your comments seriously and keep to improve our service. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us, and our all staff hope that this terrible cause would come to end and people may visit Japan soon. Sincerely, Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka Manager
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Ada L wrote a review Feb 2020
Hong Kong, China39 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed in their standard triple room which was actually quite tight in terms of free space for luggage. However, the room is nicely equipped with everything you need. Would suggest they install some more hooks on the wall for clothes hanging. We also tried their deluxe triple room which is much better in terms of space. The check-in and check-out experiences are good and efficient. Rooms are clean. Some of their staff speak English quite well and this is impressive.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Freedom40414230634, お客様担当マネージャー at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Thank you for reviewing us. We will continue to improve our service further. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka Manager
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Wienprater wrote a review Feb 2020
SINGAPORE782 contributions666 helpful votes
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The main reason we booked this hotel was because it was a brand new hotel (opened end of 2019) and near Osaka JR station. Our standard double room was clean, modern and not as small as I had imagined. It also had a fabulous view of the city from our room on the 28th floor. Our room had a mini fridge, safe deposit box, a large TV and comfortable bed. Aircon was nice and cool eventhough we were there in January when the weather was cold outside (some hotels would have the heater running instead of aircon during the winter months). Wifi was fast and worked well in our room and we also were given two complimentary bottles of mineral water in our room daily. The only feedback is that the washbasin was sort of in the middle of the room, not inside the bathroom. Thus making the room more cramped. Also, the feel of the hotel (the lobby, the restaurant and corridor) is posh, but once you enter the hotel room, it is not as posh as you would imagine due to the room furnishings and design. Lobby is on the 9th floor. Staff were friendly & helpful and could speak English. Check-in and out was fast. Buffet breakfast was in the restaurant at the lobby. Food was not too bad and there's quite a wide spread of western and Japanese dishes. But many dishes were repeated daily & some food were not hot. Location is very good. It is less than 5 minutes walk to the KIX Airport Limousine bus station (which is beside the nearby Hotel New Hankyu), less than 5 minutes walk to Osaka JR station and about 6-10 minutes to Umeda Subway station. Taking public transport is really convenient. You can take JR from Osaka station to places like Universal Studio, Osaka Castle or Shinsekai and take the subway from Umeda station for Dotombori area. Here are the directions on how to go to Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka (based on our experience) : If you're coming from Osaka JR station, exit the ticket gates and head to your right. Go down one floor by the escalator or lift on the right side. Walk towards Grand Front Osaka (right in front of you). Before you reach Grand Front, turn right and walk on the first bridge you see on your right, towards Yodabashi Umeda Building. Still on the bridge, continue to walk past Yodabashi and turn left. A few more steps and you will see the Hotel entrance on your right. Take the lift up to Level 9 for the Hotel Lobby. Hope this is helpful!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Freedom40414230634, お客様担当マネージャー at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Thank you for reviewing us. Also, we are glad to hear that you had enjoyed the city view from your room. We will continue to improve our service further. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka Manager
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kim leng l wrote a review Feb 2020
Singapore14 contributions27 helpful votes
Could not manage to book hotels near to Umeda station due to fully booked, found this newly open hotel. New hotel with new rooms. Everything is new and room is nice. Booked a four bedded room for family and I can say is good with 4 single beds. Bath tub size is good for children to enjoy some soaking. Hotel provides a laundry room for guest to wash their own clothes at a small sum of money. Hotel is located with a new mall and electronic mall. Many food variety options and within walking distance. Airport Limo bus station is around 5 mins walk. Breakfast is quite a simple setup and can be crowded but the crowd is well manage by the staff.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Freedom40414230634, お客様担当マネージャー at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Thank you for choosing to stay at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka We also greatly appreciate your feedback on your stay. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.We look forward to having you stay with us again. Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka Manager
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KengHong N wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore3 contributions2 helpful votes
Upon seeing no sign informing guests to avoid eating in the front office reception area, I assumed it was fine to eat my bread. A staff member then came over and told me to stop eating which I obliged. Two Koreans started eating their CAKES but were left alone. Later on my way back to the hotel, a Chinese guest ate and FINISHED her banana in full view of the front office without any issue. Clearly, this hotel has an issue with people who do not look Chinese or Korean. I am unsure what other unfair and biased services they will provide in the remainder of my stay here. :(
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Freedom40414230634, お客様担当マネージャー at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka
Responded 1 Feb 2020
Thank you for choosing to stay at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka, also greatly appreciate your feedback on your stay. First, we would like to make sincere apologies for causing you to have a negative experience.We will take your comments seriously and use them to improve our service.We sincerely hope this does not discourage you from staying with us in future.Regards, Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka Manager
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US$107 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiOsaka PrefectureOsaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
1030
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Nearby attractions include Osaka Station City (0.2 km), Hep Five Ferris Wheel (0.4 km), and Grand Front Osaka (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kyochabana Hankyu Umeda Main Store, Tavern Uoman Links Umeda, and Hanadako.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Osaka Castle (3.3 km), Osaka City Central Hall (1.5 km), and Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library (1.4 km).
Is Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.