We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“A Taste of Traditional Japanese Living”
Review of Kaneyoshi Ryokan

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Kaneyoshi Ryokan
Ranked #80 of 333 Hotels / Ryokan in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 May 2011

Ever wondered what it's like to live in an 8-tatami mat flat? We spent one night at this "modern Japanese" Ryokan at the end of our trip. It was a fantastic experience.

We had a warm welcome and stay: tea and snacks in our room on arrival, access to a spring water communal hot bath (Onsen), a dinner feast set out for us in our room, very comfy futons, and then another breakfast feast in the morning in the banqueting hall. The flat had its own private bathroom and toilet, as well as an enclosed balcony overlooking the canal. To separate the balcony from the living area were a set of traditional sliding screen doors. Very pretty.

Although few staff spoke Japanese, I could tell that everyone was sincere and genuinely pleased that we had chosen their Ryokan. The owners even gave us departing gifts and advice on how to get from Nipponbashi to Shin-Osaka station to catch our Shinkansen.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank ElyBUKee
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (149)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

83 - 87 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2011

A really nice Ryokan with excellent staff and situated in a good location. We stayed here for one night. The rooms were very spacious and well kept. The Ryokan is located in the street next to dotonbori and enables you easily to spend the night walking around the area. Breakfast was very nice and had a good selection of different food items.

The staff were really friendly at the Ryokan and have very good English skills and are very willing to help you find your way around Osaka. The service at this Ryokan was impeccable, we really wish we could have stayed here some more during this trip. Next time we go we will be staying here again.

The price for the room is very good given the location, rooms and service. I wholeheartedly recommend this Ryokan to others.



The room came with a shower and toilet and there is also a public bath on the 6th floor, which is very cozy.

I would like to stay here again

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank gyunyu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 January 2011

The location of this ryokan is fantastic - it's close to everything; transport, food, entertainment, convenience stores and a laundry place. The rooms are a bit old and faded with cracks showing but it's clean and comfortable so we didn't have a problem with it.

What we did have a problem with was the shower. Initially there was a problem with temperature control - you either got freezing cold or scalding hot with each minute adjustment then we had water pressure problems which meant water was dribbling out of the shower head. The water pressure problem was mostly fixed after we mentioned it to the front desk but the water temperature issue persisted throughout our stay. If it was summer, I might not have minded too much but it was winter and having a hot shower was my favourite way of warming up.

Service-wise it cannot be faulted although the cleaning ladies don't understand much english so either you can be game and whip out your phrase book and dial for front desk. The front desk was very helpful and was happy to answer all our questions.

It was good value but I was really put off with fighting with the shower every night. Since I probably would not go back - I can't recommend it to a friend.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Iina167
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 December 2010

Arrived very late at this Ryokan with 2 half-asleep child. Upon check-in, we had to decide the timing for breakfast which is very early 7-8am. So we chose 7.30am. Before 7.30am the reception called the room to tell us breakfast is ready. Feeling non too perky, we went to the dining hall, and was surprised to be met by 3 elderly ladies cheerfully greeting us, pouring hot green tea and serving up the rice. The table were already laden with food, a tad heavy for us who are not used to such staples so early. Nonetheless, we ventured to finish what we could of the nutritious salad, ham, fish, chicken, miso soup, pickles and rice.

Sad to say, we did not have time to try the Jap common bath. The futon in the room was a bit thin so it was not as comfortable for those used to sleeping on bed with thick mattress. Upon check-out, the friendly man at the reception gave my 2 kids each a pack of assorted Jap titbits, which is a nice touch. Eventhough, the surrounding area is supposed to be red-light district, we do not feel uncomfortable walking out save for some girly pics here and there.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank dotnah
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 November 2010

The Ryokan has an amazing location, right on the Dotonbori canal Easy access to transportation (right near Nipponbashi station) and so close to the food/nightlife hub of Namba! The staff were so accommodating, giving us tips for the rest of our travels, maps even little keepsakes from our stay at the Ryokan. The tatami bedding was clean and soft and there was an constant supply of tea (and little rice cookies/crackers) each day. There is even an onsen in the Ryokan, too (which i enjoyed several times for a morning soak). I would recommend this place to anymore and would most definitely stay there when I'm in Osaka again. Good value for a few people as the rooms are spacious and the costs are reasonable.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank thefrockette
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Osaka hotels
Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
ibis Styles Osaka
ibis Styles Osaka
#47 of 333 in Osaka
529 reviews
Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Holiday Inn Osaka Namba
Holiday Inn Osaka Namba
#23 of 333 in Osaka
801 reviews
Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Red Roof Plus Osaka Namba
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Midosuji Hotel
Midosuji Hotel
#92 of 333 in Osaka
163 reviews
Onyado Nono Nanba
#49 of 333 in Osaka
81 reviews
Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Dotonbori Hotel
Dotonbori Hotel
#7 of 333 in Osaka
629 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Kaneyoshi Ryokan? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kaneyoshi Ryokan

Address: 3-12 Soemoncho Chuoku, Osaka 542-0084, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Osaka
Price Range: $152 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaneyoshi Ryokan 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kaneyoshi Ryokan is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Osaka. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, JAPANiCAN, Expedia, Booking.com, Ctrip TA, Rakuten, KNT-CT Holdings Co.,Ltd.(YOKOSO Japan), Agoda and HotelQuickly so you can book your Kaneyoshi Ryokan reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Kaneyoshi Ryokan Hotel Osaka

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing