9 Best Capsule Hotels Near Nanba, Japan - Updated 2024

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One of the most vibrant areas in Osaka, Nanba, also spelt as Namba, is frequented by tourists for its endless shopping, eating and entertainment spots. With neon-lit billboards and chic streets, it represents the best of Osaka. When in Nanba, the charming canalside district of Dotonbori is a must-visit. Culinary experts can check out Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street, where they can buy a range of cooking implements and household products. For performing arts enthusiasts, the district also boasts some theatres, including the Osaka Shochikuza Theatre. For some quiet time amidst the bustle, you can stop by the Hozenji Buddhist temple.

If you are a solo backpacker looking for a budget-friendly stay near the Nanba district of Osaka, staying in a cosy capsule hotel would be the best. For options, scroll down and discover the best capsule hotels near Nanba, Japan.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. First Cabin Nishi Umeda (from USD 33)

First Cabin Nishi Umeda features well-maintained and clean cabins for solo travellers. All cabins on the property include a flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi. You can also find a safe box in all cabins, in which you can keep your belongings securely. It features 92 male cabins and 55 female cabins, with some extra amenities provided in the women’s ones.

During your stay, you can satiate your hunger at the on-site organic cafe bar. To keep yourself refreshed, you can take advantage of the sizable public bath.

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First Cabin Nishi Umeda

Wifi Available

Address: Fukushima-ku Fukuhsima 5-2-30

Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Safety deposit box Currency exchange WiFi Available

2. Cabin & Capsule Hotel J-SHIP Osaka Namba (from USD 39)

This capsulate hotel offers two types of cabins: deluxe cabins built next to each other and moderate cabins designed in the form of bunk beds. For the enclosed entrance, all cabins come equipped with a roll-screen. While moderate cabins are capsule stays without extra space, deluxe cabins include a desk, which, along with free Wi-Fi, allows you to stay on top of your work.

Among other facilities, the property boasts a Japanese garden, made for the relaxation of the guests.

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Cabin & Capsule Hotel J-SHIP Osaka Namba

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Naniwa-ku Minatomachi 2-2-14

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Internet services

3. HOTEL Cargo Shinsaibashi (from USD 34)

HOTEL Cargo Shinsaibashi features one-person cabins set on the men- and women-only floors. All cabins include Japanese-style futon beds, making for a traditional stay. You can also find LCD TVs with given headphones, ensuring guests in the adjacent cabins have an untroubled stay. For your belongings, all cabins include a safe box with an electronic lock and a separate storage space.

For your comfort, each floor has two shower rooms and two toilets shared between the guests. To ensure a hassle-free stay, the hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and 24-hour security.

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HOTEL Cargo Shinsaibashi

Wifi Available

Address: Chuo-ku Bakuromachi 2-6-3

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Safety deposit box Hot tub/jacuzzi Heating Luggage storage

4. NINJA & GEISHA (from USD 26)

Located about 11.8 km (7.3 mi) north of Nanba, across the Yodo River, this capsule hotel features separate accommodation floors for men and women.

Both floors include shared toilets and shower booths. Guests can also find lockers to keep their belongings secure. The women’s floor includes an additional power room - which is equipped with appliances, such as a hair iron, a hair dryer and a steamer. The men’s floor offers an additional trouser press service. For an additional charge, guests can also make use of the laundry facilities.

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Wifi Available

Address: 4-33-6 Higashiawaji, Higashiyodogawa-ku

Meeting/banquet facilities Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Ironing service Internet services Lift

5. Capsule&Spa Grand Sauna Shinsaibashi (from USD 22)

This hotel offers two types of accommodations. One accommodation type only includes a capsule stay in a bunk bed system. The other accommodation includes a cabin with a desk and a capsule, making it ideal for business travellers.

To rejuvenate your mind and body during your stay, you can book a soothing body care session. The property also features a steam room and a sauna, in which you can have a detox session.

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Capsule&Spa Grand Sauna Shinsaibashi

Wifi Available

Address: Chuo-ku Nishishinsaibashi 2-8-12

Restaurant 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Non-smoking rooms Laundry Games room Internet services Lift

6. Capsule Hotel J Garden Shin-Osaka (from USD 26)

This capsule hotel offers separate bunk capsules for men and women. All capsules include top amenities, such as a safety box, a nightgown and Wi-Fi. For men wanting more privacy, cabin rooms are available with additional desks. The separate accommodation floor for women is only accessible with an IC card provided to them upon booking. To ensure a hassle-free stay for the guests, the hotel boasts separate locker rooms, separate shower rooms and a cafe.

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Capsule Hotel J Garden Shin-Osaka

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: Yodogawa-ku Higashimikuni 4-2-13

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Ironing service Internet services Lift Safety deposit box

7. New Japan Capsule Hotel Cabana For Men (from USD 26)

This property is ideal for solo backpackers looking for a clean and budget-friendly capsule accommodation near Nanba.

During your stay, you can indulge in a detox session in the sauna, followed by relaxing massages in the spa. To keep yourself refreshed, you can take a soak in the indoor pool or the hot tub. Travellers with a daily workout routine can continue their exercise regimen in the fitness centre.

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New Japan Capsule Hotel Cabana For Men

9.0 User Rating

Address: 2-3-28 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Namba, Osaka, Japan, 542-0071

8. HOTEL THE ROCK (from USD 31)

Only 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from the glittering streets of Nanba, this hotel offers compact and cosy capsule bunks for men and women. Apart from the capsule rooms, guests can also book a twin room with a bunk bed.

Both men’s and women’s floors have a dedicated luggage space, where guests can keep their belongings. For relaxation and refreshments, you can hang out in the lobby. You can also find an on-site cafe, where you can enjoy a range of refreshing drinks, including cold press juice, tea, coffee and beer.

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Wifi Available

Address: Nishi-ku Itachibori 1-9-35

Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Lift Heating Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi

9. Capsule Inn Osaka - Men Only (from USD 55)

This men-only capsule hotel offers a convenient and cosy stay on a budget. It features a wide range of capsule rooms, making it ideal for backpackers with different requirements. For added privacy, single rooms with shared bathrooms are also available.

With amenities such as a service spa, sauna and indoor pool, the property offers plenty of options for rejuvenation. To relax your muscles, you can also take a therapeutic soak in the hot spring bath.

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Capsule Inn Osaka - Men Only

7.9 User Rating

Address: 9-5 Doyamamachi Kita-ku, Umeda, Osaka, Japan, 530-0027

Have a unique, budget-friendly stay in Nanba

One of the most buzzing areas in Osaka, Nanba is a crowd favourite, attracting plenty of visitors every day. For solo backpackers trying to have a budget trip in Osaka, capsule hotels are some of the best accommodations. So, the next time you are in Osaka, review this list and book one of these capsule hotels near Nanba.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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