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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great for a "in and out" stay - Pros - clean facilities, 24 hr reception, walking distance to shin-osaka station. Cons - there is no wifi in the rooms, lots of rules, no staying up past a certain time, breakfast rules etc.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a very clean, quiet and well-run hostel located just a few minutes outside of JR Shin-Osaka station. It's also a good value. There are quite a few regulations while staying at this hostel, which has both its good and bad points. There is a curfew at midnight, so you can't get into the hostel after this time. The...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 June 2016

There are various style rooms available. I chose the Japanese style room available for 6 persons. It was very nice experience to stay in such a Japanese style room. The room was spacious with a small living room and another area for sleeping. There is also en-suite toilet. The best of the stay is the public bath where one can...

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very clean hostel located near Shin Osaka station. The staff speak English to a certain extent so you should not have any problems communicating with them. Good customer service too, but that is a Japanese thing, I've noticed. Issues: - You only have until 00:00 to have a shower. I arrived at the hostel after a long day at 23:57...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The hostel located in very near to Shin-Osaka station, just about 10 minutes walk. It's very convenient with clean room and friendly staff. There are 2 choices of bathroom, traditional bath room and private shower room, that only available in 1 floor but the toilets are available in every floor. The room price is exclude breakfast but it close to...

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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights at this YH, very comfortable beds and friendly staff. English instructions are available in any rooms for visiting foreigners! Very quiet and convenient place in Osaka :) Btw the view from 9th floor is quite good.

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Zebbug, Malta
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The hostel is clean and has strict rules, making it quite safe. There is a curfew from midnight to 6am during which doors are locked however staff were helpful and opened the doors earlier for me since I needed to be at airport by 7am thus needed to leave earlier than 6am. Room-mates were friendly and respectful, room had enough...

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1Thank Norbert B
Sydney
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

A great stay at Shin-Osaka backpackers! I was very impressed with the lovely staff & their overall level of English. The bunk bedrooms were extremely spacious, clean, light & modern. Each bunk bed had its own bedside lamp & shut away curtains. The Japanese bathroom complete with onsen was a great little touch! However, I found it a little strange...

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2Thank amymortz
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Due to my lack of planning I had limited options for accommodation in Osaka. This hostel is located in Shin-Osaka, a stop away from Osaka central but still on the JR line. And it's convenient to the station, about a 10 minute walk. Hostel is very clean but comes with some oddities such as a communal bath and automatic /...

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Pasig, Philippines
Reviewed 10 December 2014

it was quite a walk from the station and a bit tricky to find. but even if i got there at almost midnight, the receptionist was so polite in checking me in and showing me to my room. it slept in a dorm room and it did feel like a dorm room - with bunk beds and a shared bathroom...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The “Youth Hostel” was originally created in Germany, and is now recognized as a global “Journey Inn”. Although originally created to assist young adolescents, it is now used for family vacations and business travelers as well. The Shin-Osaka Youth Hostel is located 5min walk away from the JR Shin-Osaka Station, and is close not only to Osaka, but to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe. It is a very convenient place for fulfilling the desires of exploring the Kansai area. Moreover, the 1st-8th floor offers rental rooms, including an assembly hall, meeting rooms, musical rooms, studios and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shin-Osaka Youth hostel

Address: 1-13-13 Higashi Nakajima, Higashi Yodogawa-ku | 10th Floor, Osaka 533-0033, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shin Osaka / North Area
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Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Price Range: ₹ 1,974 - ₹ 6,602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shin-Osaka Youth hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Quiet atmosphere, well-run”
 of 5 bubbles brennas984, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Though some rooms claim to sleep X number of people, this may not mean on X number of beds (some may be on mattress/tatami combinations, like air mattresses...)”
 of 5 bubbles 665peters665, 5 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Don't bother with the breakfast upsell - food is dry and bland. There are lots of cheap places to eat in this area.”
 of 5 bubbles lagalag95, 16 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Twin rooms are very nice but if you want to go cheap the dormitories are okay. Bathroom facilities are communal but more than adequate and clean. Actually a pleasure to use”
 of 5 bubbles Auzzie1606, 18 Apr 2012 | Read review
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