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.
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.
For 2 people☆Shinsaibashi Apartment #4Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
Top guest reviewsBeds are so comfortable.Note that there are two single beds, not a double bed.So good except the bedEverything was clean.So clean and new.Clean and well maintained apartment
Host:It was much more better than we were expected.Very easy check-in and check-out.The host canceled this reservation 142 days before arrival.Read more reviewsLocation is perfect.Location is good.Great location for exploring Osaka.
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 #TKM52Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
Top guest reviewsOur family of 4 fit easily, could have slept way more as it has beds for up to 8.Clean with good supplies.the apartment is nice and clean.
Host:much better than I expectedFor many people, this place is ok.I would surely stay here again and recommend this place to my friends.Read more reviewsThere are almost everything you need to use while staying in this place.Good place in good location.the location is convenient for local site seeing and also for accessing the airports.
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
Top guest reviewsThe bathroom did look like it had some mold?The apartment was as described, 2 good size double beds in one room and a double bed in the other.WiFi does not allow downloading or streaming but it is overall okay.Clean and near the station.The house is super clean and I love how they let you drop your luggage even before check in.Place didn’t appear as clean nor bright as in the pictures.
Host:The host is very helpfull.The host is very fast in answering your needs.Other that that, all good!Read more reviewsEspecially the location!Will come back again to this place.What we like about this place is that it is very close to Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi.
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 401Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
Top guest reviewsShower is in room.Two things to note: the bathroom is outside of the upstairs bedroom.You actually have to exit into a separate door to get upstairs where it’s a double bed and room terrace which is nice.The cleanliness was 4.5/5.0.The place is spacious and clean.It was an old apartment and not clean.
Host:Rika is nice host and she tried to help us when we were locked out one of the day although she is not staying near to the apartment.Guests, don't worry you would like to visit this place again.The only thing is if you are looking to use subway or trains, most are just a bit of walk, 10min or so.Read more reviewsThe location is 4.5/5.0.On the whole, it’s a nice place and I’ll rebook the same place again.I would say that this accommodation is in a great location.
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
Top guest reviewsThe beds on the living room may seem weird initiallyKitchen facilities include a refrigerator/freezer, a multi-burner stove, microwave, water heater for coffee, and ample supply of plates, and cooking utensils.Rooms are clean and comfortable.The flat is bigger and cleaner!Clean and good location
Host:good for 1-8personsI definitely will recommended my friend stay here.Everything was perfect.Read more reviewsConvenient location as well.it is a great place to stay in if there are many of you.Great place and clean
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
Top guest reviewsBut we found some cockroach at the bedroom and even on the bed.The beds are comfortable.And we found some cockroach in the kitchen, toilet and dinning room, even the size is not big, but still don't feel comfort about it, hope it can be improved.It's perfectly clean.Very spacious and clean.Very clean and spacious.
Host:It's more than we expected.Right in between all the action and a quick walk from everything.Dotonbori is within reach!Read more reviewsWould definitely recommend her and her place to everyone making plans to visit Osaka!Really nice place.Great Place !!
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
Top guest reviewsLoved that it had a washing machine and that you could dry your washing in the bathroom using the “clothes drying” function.however, the place was dusty and there were strands of hair on the bed when we checked in.Would have appreciated a tiny stool in the bathroom to make showering easier.Very comfy and clean.The apartment is clean, spacious and well located.The room is exactly the same as the picture and very clean.
Host:Exactly same with thepitctures and even better.Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this place to anyone visiting Osaka!The host replies promptly to any questions.Read more reviewsOverall a good place to stayVery good location.Very good location to 長堀橋 St.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!! mWiFiChūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
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
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 ShinsaibashiChūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
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 60㎡Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu, Japan
Top guest reviewsNo issue with portable wifi router.It was clean and spacious with plenty of room for 1-2 others.Clean and enough space for our family of 4, with 4 luggages.
Host:5 people fit okay.Room clearliness is good.Everything that was said about this place is true.Read more reviewsThe place comfortably accommodated our family of six.Nice place to stay.Very good location.
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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