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“Excellent Hotel: Design, Service and Location”
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HOTEL THE Grandee
Ranked #148 of 339 Hotels / Ryokan in Osaka
Reviewed 23 April 2016

An easy walk to two different subway stations. So thus very easy to get to from the airport and Namba Station. The rooms are individually designed and it is good to look at their website before you book to choose one that you like. I thought that the price tag attached to the accommodation is an absolute bargain. Location in Shinsaibashi makes it also perfect as it is very central for tourists. Easy walk to most places. Thank you for an excellent stay. My second stay here. Not my last. Really rate this hotel. Walked almost everywhere from here. Very close to excellent restaurants. Just pick any of the streets heading south.

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  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

An easy walk to two different subway stations. So thus very easy to get to from the airport and Namba Station. The rooms are individually designed and it is good to look at their website before you book to choose one that you like. I thought that the price tag attached to the accommodation is an absolute bargain. Excellent staff. Check in is at 3 pm (which seems usual for Japan) and they were happy to care for my luggage as I took to the streets. Location in Shinsaibashi makes it also perfect as it is very central for tourists. Easy walk to most places. Thank you for an excellent stay.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled solo
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

I really liked the idea of T'point but unfortunately we had an uncomfortable and disappointing stay.

The "zen style of team room" (room 413) is something that must have seemed great in a designer's head, but was totally impractical and uncomfortable in reality. The room is designed inside out - instead of a bedroom with a separate smaller bathroom, most of the room is a large open-plan bathroom with a smaller bedroom within.

In practice, this means you end up sleeping in what amounts to an airless concrete box that is stuffy unless you have the very loud air conditioning on constantly. The whole room is made of concrete and is very uncomfortable - there is nowhere you can relax. There is a cafe area downstairs but it was nearly always empty and completely lacked atmosphere.

On a positive note, the breakfast was good and there is a free bar (limit of 1 drink per person) in the evenings. The location is perfect, near loads of bars and restaurants and 10 minutes walk to Dotonbori.

I would consider staying at T'point again, but would choose a more standard room. Avoid the

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  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

The room was very nice, everything was open so was quite big. It is located in a very busy area at night but walking distance from the subway station.

The receptionist was not helpful at all. She did not speak English and even with the help from another Japanese client, she was unable to recommend a restaurant near the hotel. she just had no clue...

  • Stayed: June 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

The hotel location and the unique rooms were the main reason we chose this hotel. Make sure you research were the hotel is before arriving as it's not easy to find. The hotel however is only 5 minutes away from the local station and 10 minutes away from Dotonbori. We stayed in a ZEN style bed room like Japanese tea room, this was very cool. There was an open bath and shower and the bed was in a square room. Even though the room was a little rustic (few cracks in the floor and walls) it was a good experience and I stay again if we ever revisit Osaka.

  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
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Address: 1-6-28 Higashi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka 542-0083, Osaka Prefecture (Formerly Hotel T'POINT)
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
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Ranked #148 of 339 Hotels / Ryokan in Osaka
Price Range: $170 - $488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — HOTEL THE Grandee 3*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Design Hotel of the entire renewal. Also born guest room with famous artists and collaboration. ... more   less 
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