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Top 21 Airbnbs In Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan - Updated 2020

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As the third largest city in Japan, Osaka is a metropolis that stands out, distinctively, for a multitude of reasons. Travelers here are drawn to the commercial atmosphere of the city, with a number of shopping malls and arcades, such as the Tenshinbashisuji and the funky HEP FIVE, complete with its own bright red Ferris wheel. And, one can’t mention shopping without bringing up the Shinsaibashi district, which is home to the city’s longest shopping arcade, as well as historic shrines like the Namba Yasaka and the Mitsu Hachimangu.

With all that’s to be found within Osaka, one major attractive feature is the hospitality of its residents. To that end, there’s no shortage of vacation rentals to be discovered here. In this article, we’re taking a look at some of the most attractive Airbnbs in the area, where you’ll be guaranteed a friendly stay and a restful sleep.

1. A clean and bright apartment with easy access to everywhere (from USD 63)

Situated strategically in the center of Shinsaibashi, this apartment provides easy and convenient access to basically everywhere you need to be. Restaurants, shops, coffee shops, and bars are all around you. There are so many, in fact, that it will be hard for you to decide where to go first. The apartment is equipped with one bedroom to accommodate two people. In addition to the bedroom, as a guest, you can also enjoy a bathroom, an equipped kitchen, and wireless internet connection.

UP to 2 people☆Shinsaibashi Apartment #4
Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
92 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great come with tv and wifi too
must-book apartment when travelling to osaka :)
the room was very clean with all the needed amenities
Cleanliness:
so clean and new
nice and clean apartment highly recommended
the apartment was very clean and perfect for several days stay
pros-very clean-good pricecons-mattress held up by styrofoam blocks that is noisy and in a u-shape = no sleep
really convenient from anywhere anytime good and clean place
Host:
friendly-neighborhood and a great host
mitsuo sent very clear directions in advance and was very accommodating and informative during our stay
we didnt really meet mitsuo during the stays but is helpful enough to get us there
Location:
great location for exploring osaka
great stay great location great value
very nice place the location is really good (close to dotonbori street and shinsaibashi station)
really nice apartment located very close to all things in osaka
everything is perfect location is perfect
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2. A spacious apartment with close proximity to Shinsaibashi

Welcome to this apartment that is within a short walk from Shinsaibashi shopping area and where you can enjoy a pleasant stay. Equipped with four comfortable beds, the apartment is ideal for four people. As a guest of this apartment, you will also be granted access to a bathroom, a kitchen, and wireless internet connection, among other facilities.

Easy by walk to Shinsaibashi Shopping Area #TKM52
Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
40 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean with good supplies
the apartment is nice and clean
Host:
kazuki is an excellent host who has quick and prompt responses
room so hughes the host is super fast response and communicate very well
excellent quick communication from the host
Location:
good location with an easy walk to dotonbori and shinsaibashi areas
good place in good location
place was fairly large with very comfortable beds
location is very wonderful it’s very suitable for foreigners
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3. A huge apartment in the heart of Shinsaibashi (from USD 38)

If you are traveling with some of the best people in your life, consider booking this apartment because it is ideal for up to six people. Situated right in the heart of Shinsaibashi, the apartment comes with three comfortable beds and one bathroom, with toiletries like shampoo and body soap. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a toaster, along with a kettle, basic crockery, and cutlery. You can also enjoy free wireless internet access throughout your stay.

[KG503]🌸 Convenient Room in Shinsaibashi 6 Guests
大阪市中央区西心斎橋二丁目4番6号 花月第一ビル 503, 大阪府, Japan
119 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place is so convinient and the room fit for 5 of us
their place was great and nice even though the bathroom looks a bit old but it was ok
Cleanliness:
clean and near the station
however the apartment is so small for 6 people and it needs improvement on its cleanliness
the room was small for 6 of us other than that the place was very clean
apartment was clean and comfortable for three of us-the private bedroom was a nice feature
great location clean space and really responsive hosts
Host:
:) and most importantly the host/s are nice
overall still satisfied with the stay and owner is very responsive to every enquiry
friendly host although not met in person is very approachable and check-in is very smooth
perfect locationthe host is very kind and generous
Location:
excellent location very close to dontonbori
very good location in osaka
the location was perfect
great location its between dotonbori and shinsaibashi and near namba station
the location is so great
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4. A massive condo for large groups of travelers (from USD 56)

Tucked away not far from Shinsaibashi Station and Shinsaibashi shopping district, this massive condo welcomes you and provides ample space for up to 10 travelers. The condo offers facilities that include six beds, two bathrooms, an equipped kitchen and, of course, unlimited access to a super-fast wireless internet connection.

心斎橋駅・道頓堀まで徒歩3分★WiFi付き!心斎橋筋商店街まですぐ!301 401
Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
57 reviews
Entire condominium 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it’s clean and is almost the same as seen in the pictures
the place is spacious and clean
super good location rooms’ big and clean and rika’s a very nice host
Host:
quick response rita is very kind to all my questions con:near loud bars a little noisy at night
Location:
this location is outstanding as you are in the middle of town
it’s a great location for late nights
amazing location and a really cool space
you can walk to a lot of great areas
it is very easy to find and very located in the centre of the town
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5. A modern apartment with free Japanese tea and coffee

Have a relaxed and pleasant stay as soon as you set foot in this modern apartment that is just minutes away from Shinsaibashi Station. The apartment features eight super cozy beds and one bathroom and can perfectly accommodate up to 14 people.

The entire apartment is yours to enjoy during your stay. There will be no other guests except those traveling with you, so total privacy is guaranteed. You are welcome to use everything you can find inside the apartment, including an open kitchen with a microwave and a fridge and a modern bathroom. What’s more, you will be granted full access to the wireless internet connection. Last but not least, the apartment is supplied with free Japanese tea, coffee, bottled water, snacks, and toothbrushes.

Dotonbori area all on foot☆new built☆100㎡☆14pax
大阪市, 大阪府, Japan
43 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds on the living room may seem weird initially but we got used to it pretty quickly
Cleanliness:
)rooms are clean and comfortable
wonderful place very new and clean location and facilities is perfect
super location clean precise no noise - this place is definately recommendable
Host:
shiba was also really helpful
Location:
location is really close to all tourist attractions and railway station
unexpected good location to shopping at shinsaibashi namba
very spacious high tech it is a great place to stay in if there are many of you
very nice convenient and comfortable place to stay
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6. A contemporary apartment adjacent to the Underground Shopping Center

Indulge in a delightful stay at this contemporary apartment that is connected to the Underground Shopping Center, so even when it rains you can travel without worry. The apartment features two bedrooms and one bathroom, along with facilities that include a kitchen that is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances, a living area with a comfortable sofa and a TV, and unlimited access to a wireless internet connection that is very fast.

Dotonbori area all on foot☆new built☆100㎡☆14pax
大阪市, 大阪府, Japan
44 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a big living room with a comfortable couch and big flat screen tv
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
clean and convenient for our stay
the room is so clean and new
the apartment is very spacious and very clean
shiba’s place is both cozy and clean
Host:
shiba was wonderful hosts and was always quick to respond to all my queries
Location:
location is super close to everything
very nice the location is very good to shopping
very good location and nice place to stay
super stylish apartment most convenient location close to everything had an amazing time
this place is great value the location was great at a affordable price
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7. An urban oasis

If you want to stay close to public transportation, the shopping area, as well as restaurants and coffee shops, you may want to consider booking this modern apartment that will serve as your urban oasis and make you feel like home. The apartment features three comfortable beds to accommodate no more than six people. What’s more, you can also enjoy a private bathroom, heating, air conditioning, a kitchen with a supply of tea and coffee, and a high-speed wireless internet connection.

Dotonbori area all on foot☆new built☆50㎡☆6pax
大阪市, 大阪府, Japan
37 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room provide wifi with good connection signal and fast
would have appreciated a tiny stool in the bathroom to make showering easier
Cleanliness:
the apartment is clean spacious and well located
place is exactly like the pictures and was very clean
shiba’s place is very nice and clean
very comfy and clean
the room is exactly the same as the picture and very clean
Host:
also the host is very responsive too
Location:
the location is very nice and very close to the train station and shopping streets
location is great and is two min walk from the train station
very good location to st
comfortable room at a convenient location
the place is easy to access as it has a subway station just around 10 mins away
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8. Central Amerikamura

This vacation rental promises to be a rather vibrant one, thanks to its location in Amerikamura, a former warehouse area that was turned into the place to get anything from the United States in the 1970’s and it has risen to become a magnetic place for natives and tourists.

The apartment itself is laid out in a spacious, dorm-like style, with three double beds that can host six people at a time. Included in the amenities are a microwave and induction stove, along with WiFi. In the heart of the American Village, it’s also close to Namba Station.

Central Amerikamura

9. Osaka Namba

This cozy apartment is a short walk from Nagahoribashi Station and is a good choice, whether you are visiting for a short stay or for a longer period of time. The apartment can host up to five guests, with two double beds and a sofa bed. There’s an intimate kitchen space available, and, while there’s no television, there is free WiFi.

One particular feature of note is the bathroom facilities, which are modern and include a dehumidifier to add to the air quality, throughout.

Osaka Namba

10. Shinsaibashi Dotonbori

Nestled right on the edge of the popular Dotonbori district, in the Chuo Ward, this apartment is a choice spot for those who want to be right by all of the excitement Shinsaibashi has to offer. The place is large enough to hold five guests between two beds and a common area that can fit up to three floor mattresses, if needed.

There’s one bathroom, plus a half bathroom. The Dotonbori apartment has the standard array of amenities available, with the pluses of a doorman and a convenience store, that’s open 24-hours a day, right next door.

Shinsaibashi Dotonbori

11. Osaka City House

This apartment is a robust one with regards to space - it can comfortably host up to ten guests between three bedrooms. It’s decked out in a smooth and subdued style, that reflects a combination of modern design and traditional Japanese cottage design. The City House has a huge living room to go with a full kitchen area, equipped with utensils and dishware.

Among the amenities included are wireless internet, both within the apartment and, of the mobile hotspot variety, as well as a washing machine. The apartment is near a few convenience stores and a supermarket that’s open 24 hours a day, as well as the main shopping district.

Osaka City House

12. Gamer House

Japan is definitely a hotspot for those into video games of all varieties and this studio apartment highlights that appeal with its offered amenities, in the form of a gaming console provided by the host, which has over 2,000 games ready for guests to play. Besides this, the studio can hold up to four guests, sharing one double bed and a sofa bed.

It’s in walking distance of the central Shinsaibashi Station, that’s a hub for four of the major lines servicing the neighborhood, as well as a short distance from many attractions of the area, which include the Kuidaore area, known for high-end shopping. Guests will find the full base of the amenities here, including access to a coin laundry within the building, as well as a kitchen stocked with all the pertinent accessories and a bathroom, with a shower and bathtub included.

Gamer House

13. Osaka Dotonbori

This vacation rental is chic, with a decor that’s elegant and minimal with soft accents of color. The place can accommodate eight guests in total, between three bedrooms and it isn’t too far from at least three subway stations, including Nanba Station. It’s also within a brief walking distance from the famed Kuromon Market and the Dotonbori area.

Those staying here will be treated to a good amount of amenities, which include full heating, a private entrance to the building and wireless internet.

Osaka Dotonbori

14. Hello Kitty

If you like a little bit of cheer in your accommodation, and something distinctly Japanese, this charming apartment may be just what you’re looking for, with an aesthetic devoted to the cute cartoon character first made famous by the Japanese company Sanrio, Hello Kitty. The studio is a cozy space, that can entertain three guests and it’s also good for small families, with stroller rentals that can be arranged by the host, beforehand.

With regards to amenities, the host has included a fair amount, with an eye towards business travelers and includes mobile wireless internet and a washer and dryer. In terms of location, the apartment is close to a drugstore, as well as a Don Quijote store, that’s open 24 hours. The closest stations are Nagahoribashi Station, which is down the street and Shinsaibashi Station, less than five minutes away.

Hello Kitty

15. Daimaru

This apartment is an immaculate place, situated right by the main attractions, such as the Dotonbori corridor and the American Village. It can accommodate four guests with one bedroom and two beds, in conjunction with an air mattress.

Daimaru

16. Chuo Ku

This vacation rental is a tranquil apartment, located in a residential block. It’s not far from Nagahoribashi Station on the Sakaisuji Line and it’s a short distance from many of the district’s restaurants and shops - which includes a grocery store, steps away from the residence.

The place is done up in a modern fashion, with all the basic amenities provided, including a washer and dryer, as well as elevator access.

Chuo Ku

17. Shinsaibashi Luxury

This apartment is found in a newly renovated building and is spacious enough to accommodate up to six guests at a time, with two beds and an airbed. There’s a balcony available that allows for guests to take in all of the lights of the district and for those who happen to smoke.

Included in the amenities is a workspace with wireless internet and a bathroom equipped with a hot tub. For those who like to not be obtrusive when coming or going, there is a private entrance.

Shinsaibashi Luxury

18. A comfortable apartment in the center of Shinsaibashi

If you are traveling solo or with a partner, this comfortable apartment is an option you should consider. Situated right in the center of Shinsaibashi, the apartment offers two beds and one bathroom, meaning it can also accommodate small families of three.

The apartment is equipped with a kitchen that comes with a microwave, a water cooker, and a fridge, among other amenities. You are welcome to prepare a light meal in the kitchen. The TV is yours to use to keep you entertained whenever you are staying inside the apartment. One thing to note, you will have restricted access to the balcony.

Nanba Sta 5min! Shinsaibashi sta 5min!! mWiFi
Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
19 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

19. A cozy apartment with a king bed

Unwind at this cozy apartment that can perfectly accommodate four people. Guests can enjoy a good night’s sleep on the comfortable king bed and two single Japanese beds. The bathroom comes with a rejuvenating bathtub, in which you can enjoy a soak for a fresh start in the morning. Turn on the TV to keep you company while you indulge in a glass of wine in the evening before heading to bed. Feel free to use the kitchen to try to cook a Japanese meal or your favorite homemade meal.

shinsaibashi area+wide king size bed room
大阪市, 大阪, Japan
107 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

20. An airy apartment in the center of Osaka

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Osaka as you stay at this airy apartment that is set right in the center of of the city, where attractions, as well as entertainment and public transportation, are all within walking distance. The apartment features three comfortable beds that can accommodate no more than four people. In addition to the beds, the apartment is also equipped with a bathroom and a kitchenette in which you can prepare a light meal to be enjoyed at any time of the day. You will also have access to the wireless internet connection for free.

[KD501] Super Convenient Studio in Shinsaibashi
Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
39 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

21. A relaxing apartment within walking distance to Namba Subway Station (from USD 121)

Have a relaxed stay at this apartment that is located not far from Namba Subway Station. Open the curtain in your bedroom and let the large window bring in the morning sunshine that you need for a fresh start in the morning. There are two bedrooms and six beds in total to accommodate up to six people. Other facilities offered here include a bathroom with toiletries, an equipped kitchen, an iron, and access to a wireless internet connection.

⭐Doutonbori/Shinsaibashi Apt. with lift⭐2LDK 52㎡
Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
100 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and just the right size for us
it was clean and spacious with plenty of room for 1-2 others
vivian’s place was incredibly clean with a great central location
clean and enough space for our family of 4 with 4 luggages
Host:
host was really helpful from the check-in to the checkout time
definitely one of the best host in osaka
max and vivian were friendly and good hosts
one of the staff max is extremely helpful and nice
friendly and helpful host easy communication
Location:
location is great very close numba station
great location and big and spacious
good location and lots of restaurants nearby
location is close to namba main station which is good if you intend to explore osaka city
this apartment is a very ideal location in the heart of osaka
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Some last words on where to stay in Shinsaibashi

There’s a lot to see and do while staying in one of Osaka’s top neighborhoods and it can be daunting to pick the right place to rest your head, while visiting. But these Airbnb rentals aim to not only make that choice easier but to put on display the greatest treasure Shinsaibashi natives have, which is the gracious air of hospitality.

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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