10 Best Hostels In Osaka, Japan - Updated 2022

hostels in osaka

Osaka is a large and lively city on the island of Honshu, Japan. Known for its street food and nightlife, visitors will have plenty to stay occupied. Osaka also offers many historical landmarks and some amazing modern architecture. For those looking for a reasonably priced, comfortable, or social hostel, take a look at these suggestions to find the best place to rest!

1. NERAREL Hostel Namba No.05

NERAREL Hostel Namba No.05 is a great hostel for all travelers. Staff here speak many different languages, and are happy to give you tips/advice on Osaka. There is free coffee and water available onsite as well. Dormitories are neat and clean, with the options to have a mixed room or a female room. If needed you can leave luggage at the front desk before check in or after check out. NERAREL Hostel Namba No.05 strives to provide travelers with the best stay possible.

NERAREL Hostel No.05/MIX shared room price for 1
大阪市浪速区, 大阪府, Japan
125 reviews  Wifi Available
Shared room in hostel 6 Beds 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
common space was cozy also i could use free comic library and read as much as i want
showers toilets and sink areas were also all much nicer and better furnished with shampoos etc
the hostel was very clean
the room is clean and near namba station
all the facilities are very clean
for the price and location i was pleasantly surprised at how clean and professional everything was
kind staff and homey environment
staffs were nice and gregarious
staff is hospitable and good comunication
great service from from reception - they were very helpful
great location only a 10 minute walk from dotonbori and nearby the central shops of namba
nice place close to namba
awesome location right next to namba station so if you’re coming from the airport this is perfect
very convenient location and i love all
also quite close to dotonbori and shinsaibashi if you love shopping and food
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2. Hostel Shin Osaka Kita Fuga (from USD 35)

Hostel Shin Osaka Kita Fuga is rated as one of the best value hostels in Osaka. It is just a fifteen minute walk from JR Shin-Osaka Station so it is great for travelers coming from there. There is free WiFi throughout the entire property. Rooms all include free toiletries, a hairdryer, and a private bathroom. Hostel Shin Osaka Kita Fuga also has a shared lounge and on-site bar available for all guests.

3. Hostel Sakura La An (from USD 51)

Hostel Sakura La An is known for its excellent location in Osaka. It is close to many main sights and many transportation hubs. Osaka Castle, Glico Man Sign, and Billboard Live Osaka are within walking distance. Namba CITY shopping mall and Shitennoji Temple are both within a 5 minutes drive. Each room at Hostel Sakura La An has a terrace and some rooms even have a balcony. Bathrooms are shared and toiletries are provided.

4. Drop Inn Osaka

Drop Inn Osaka primarily has dormitory style rooms with bunk beds. There are also private rooms available with traditional futon mats. Bathrooms are shared, with towels provided. Drop Inn Osaka provides all guests with a free breakfast of bread and coffee. The kitchen and lounge are open 24 hours, shared among all guests. The hostel has vending machines with drinks and bicycles available for rent. Bar, convenience stores, and restaurants are easily within walking distance. Universal Studios Japan and Kyocera Dome Osaka are both within a 9 minute train ride. Many of the other major sights are also easily reachable by train. JR Osaka station and JR Fukushima station are both within a ten minutes walk of Drop Inn.

5. Hostel Namba Minami Kanon (from USD 62)

Hostel Namba Minami Kanon offers both private rooms and dormitory style rooms. Every room has air conditioning and a shower for guests. The hostel has spacious areas to hang out and visit too. It is very close to Shinimamiya Station and Dobutsuen Mae Station, just a 5 minute walk. 10 minutes away guests will find the popular Tsutenkaku and Shinsekai areas.

6. sdy hostel SD (for 10 guests) (from USD 156)

Sdy hostel SD was built in 2016, so it features beautiful rooms, up-do-date technology, and a spacious living room. The unit is air conditioned, with free WiFi provided. Each of the four rooms on sight here have plenty of storage space for luggage and other valuables. A washing machine and dryer are available. On sunny days, there is even a rooftop where guests can dry clothes (or soak up some sun shine for themselves!). Within the kitchen, there is a stovetop, refrigerator, microwave, and rice cooker. Sdy Hostel SD is a one minute walk from Ashihara Cho Station on the Nankai Electric Railway Shiomibashi Line. It is only 10 minutes from Namba Subway Station.

7. e-hostel Shinsaibashi (from USD 36)

This hostel is an Osaka favorite! It is especially well-rated by couples, but a great spot for all travelers alike. The hostel was opened in 2017 so things are very modern and up-to-date. Rooms all have a kettle available for guests, along with slippers and a hairdryer. WiFi is available throughout the property. Guests have access to a shared kitchen and lounge as well. These are great places to meet other travelers and hang out. E-hostel Shinsaibashi even has a takeaway cafe so you can get your breakfast or lunch on the go. Glico Man Sign and Namba CITY shopping mall are within easy walking distance of this hostel. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, within 15 minutes drive from the hostel.

8. The Dorm Hostel Osaka (from USD 28)

The Dorm Hostel Osaka is great for travelers who are interested in shopping and food, as there is plenty in this area. It is also quite close to sights such as Glico Man Sign and Tsutenkaku. Nagahoribashi Station is a 5 minute walk and Shinsaibashi Station is a 7 minute walk. Osaka Itami Airport is also quite near. All the rooms here have air conditioning and heating. Bathrooms are shared and they provide hairdryers, slippers, and toiletries. The Dorm Hostel has a 24-hour lounge for relaxing and meeting other travelers. Coffee and tea are also available all day, everyday.

The Dorm Hostel Osaka

Address: Chūō-ku Higashishinsaibashi 1-12-20 Shinsaibashi Daiwa Building 2F

WiFi available in all areas Air conditioning Fax/photocopying Heating Lockers Non-smoking throughout Designated smoking area Free WiFi

9. Hammock House Osaka (from USD 36)

Here at Hammock House Osaka, guests have access to shared kitchens for cooking and meeting fellow travelers. Bathrooms are shared amongst guests on each floor. Bicycle rentals are available as the area is a popular cycling place. The hostel is very well located, just a few minutes walk from JR Imamiya Station West Exit and a short train ride from Shinsaibashi Station. Universal Studios Japan is a 30 minute train ride away. If needed, private parking is also available at Hammock House.

Hammock House Osaka

Address: Nishinari-ku Nakabiraki 2-1-3

Air conditioning Concierge service Laundry Terrace Smoke alarms Designated smoking area Non-smoking throughout Parking

10. Dorm by the Tower

Dorm by the Tower offers every guest something special: a fantastic view from the rooftop, especially at night. Along with that it is just two stations from Namba, and very well connected by public transport. The dorms have 10 beds, with curtains for privacy. There are twin rooms available as well. Each room is equipped with an air conditioning unit. The living room and kitchen are shared amongst all guests. They are a great place to visit, hang out, and play games with other travelers and international hostel staff.

Dorm by the Tower (2 stations from Namba)
大阪市西成区, 大阪府, Japan
97 reviews
Shared room in hostel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i like the double deck style of my room and people are multiciltural (like my work)
it’s not a private room as its said on airbnb but it was okay for me
the blankets are really comfortable
if you care about cleanliness don't go
the place is really clean you have trash bins at each floor
very lovely place everyone will enjoy there time there good spot to crash at and very clean
the staff was really nice
the staff are very friendly and welcoming
and most of the staff really friendly
friendly and always ready to help warm and very nice service
staff was so friendly though i stayed just one night
very convenient and good location
overall this location is superb
great and convenient location
easy to find near to station guys here are easy to get with
close to the subway and all main attractions to see in osaka
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Overnight in Osaka

These hostels offer some great amenities and opportunities to meet other travelers. Be sure to check them out on your next trip to Osaka!

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