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Featured Hostels in Osaka

CATALYST ART HOTEL
2 out of 5
Minamisenba 2-6-16, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka
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Located in Namba, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kuromon Ichiba Market and Nipponbashi. Tsutenkaku Tower and Osaka Castle are also within 3 mi (5 km). ...
4.2/5Excellent! (41 reviews)
"I really enjoyed staying here! It’s like a capsule hotel but with bunk beds that are wide enough to roll around in. It’s a fun alternative to a regular hotel and is much cheaper. The bathroom and shower room were nice and clean. You do have to pay extra for bath towels and others if you want them. ..."

Reviewed on 11 Feb,2019

CATALYST ART HOTEL
Osaka Guesthouse HIVE - Hostel
1 out of 5
6-24-6 Fukushima, Fukushima-ku, Umeda, Osaka
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Located in Fukushima, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Umeda Sky Building and Osaka Science Museum. Mint Museum and Osaka Museum of History are also within ...
3.7/5Good! (220 reviews)
Come as a guest, leave as a friend.
"This place is awesome, located in a nice and quiet neighborhood. Centrally located within a 12 minute walk to Fukushima station and Osaka station, this hostel is quite convenient. The price is right and I the staff here are very cool, I came here alone as a guest and left feeling like family. I left ..."

Reviewed on 24 Sep,2020

Osaka Guesthouse HIVE - Hostel
&AND HOSTEL HOMMACHI EAST
2 out of 5
2-3-14 Tokiwamachi, Osaka, Osaka
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The price is SG$29 per night from 18 Apr to 19 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Minami, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Osaka Museum of History and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade. Osaka Castle and Osaka Science Museum are also ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (99 reviews)
Friendly
"Comfortable and very friendly staff, great location."

Reviewed on 12 Apr,2020

&AND HOSTEL HOMMACHI EAST
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HOSTEL NAKAMURA Kobe
1 out of 5
2-1-20 Kominatodori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
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Located in Chuo Ward, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Minatogawa Shrine, Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall and Kobe Harborland. Kobe Tower and ...
3.9/5Good! (53 reviews)
"西洋なホームのスダイル旅館です。 古いでも清潔な建物です。スタッフちゃんがめちゃくちゃ可愛ね。一回は、クラッシックのゲームがある。 Charming western style inn. The staff are super cute. There is also a place on the first floor with old games including original zelda and ff3."

Reviewed on 27 Sep,2019

HOSTEL NAKAMURA Kobe
Miyagawacho Hanakanzashi- Hostel
1 out of 5
Shinmiyakawacho, Nishigomoncho, 462, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is SG$30 per night from 20 Apr to 21 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Gion, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kawaramachi and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre. Pontocho and Gion Corner are also within 15 minutes. Kiyomizu-gojo ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
"For the price I can't really complain, great location and clean bed, roof over my head for the night."

Reviewed on 17 Apr,2020

Miyagawacho Hanakanzashi- Hostel
utsuwa Designed Hostel
The price is SG$43 per night from 18 Apr to 19 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Higashiyama, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sanjusangendo Temple, Gion Corner and Kiyomizu Temple. Fushimi Inari Shrine and Toji Temple are ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Designer Hostel
"Nice Hostel in quiet area of Kyoto. Great showers and nice vibe."

Reviewed on 1 Dec,2019

utsuwa Designed Hostel
Khaosan World Tennoji Hostel
2 out of 5
Kitakawahori-cho 3-9, Tennoji, Osaka
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The price is SG$45 per night from 25 Apr to 26 Apr
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Located in Tennoji, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Abeno Harukas and Shitennoji Temple. Nipponbashi and Tsutenkaku Tower are also within 1 mile (2 ...
4.3/5Excellent! (121 reviews)
"This was my first hostel ever. The experience was amazing and if I get the chance to visit Japan again, I will be traveling to this location again."

Reviewed on 12 Feb,2020

Khaosan World Tennoji Hostel
R Hostel Namba South
1 out of 5
1-12-2 Haginochaya, Osaka, Osaka
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The price is SG$26 per night from 23 Apr to 24 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Minami, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tsutenkaku Tower and Tennoji Zoo. Nipponbashi and Abeno Harukas are also within 1 mile (2 km). Shin-imamiya-ekimae ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
駅から近く、自炊可能
"青春18切符利用だったので、JR新今宮駅から近いのは追加料金かからず、よかったです。室内場合とてもきれいで、自炊もできてよかったです。近くにスーパーがなかったのが残念です。"

Reviewed on 14 Sep,2020

R Hostel Namba South
THE STAY OSAKA SHINSAIBASHI - Hostel
2 out of 5
1-14-29 Shimanouchi, Osaka, Osaka
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The price is SG$51 per night from 17 May to 18 May
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Namba, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade and Amerikamura. Kuromon Ichiba Market and Ebisu Bridge are also within ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)
"Had a very pleasant stay! Staff was nice and friendly. Clean rooms and common area. We got the private family room and they gave us 1 complimentary room service which we didn't use ;) Hotel is very near the subway and around 10mins walk to Dotonbori. Also, food is not allowed inside the room. All ..."

Reviewed on 8 Nov,2019

THE STAY OSAKA SHINSAIBASHI - Hostel
OYO Hotel Base Nara
2 out of 5
Aburasakacho 438-1, Nara, Nara
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The price is SG$39 per night from 18 Apr to 19 Apr
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Located in the heart of Nara, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Naramachi and Todaiji Temple. Nara Park is 1.3 mi (2 km) away. Kintetsu-Nara Station is 5 ...
4.4/5Excellent! (25 reviews)
Much more than price
"Dormitory room: Clean, bed size is ok. All of the room has socket, TV. Shared places: Shared shower rooms are clean. Shared kitchen is not so big. Main seasonings( salt, pepper ...) are there. Card games, Board games and TV games are there. Location: It’s a little be far from famous temple by foot. ..."

Reviewed on 17 Dec,2019

OYO Hotel Base Nara
Shiori An - Hostel
2 out of 5
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The price is SG$34 per night from 19 Apr to 20 Apr
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Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple, Kyoto Tower and Shijo Omiya. Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi are ...
4.1/5Very Good! (173 reviews)
Excellent Hostel With Private Room Options
"I really love this hostel and have stayed there 3 times over the years now. The location is very convenient since you can easily walk to Kyoto Station and there's also bus and other train stations even closer. I especially like the private room options here which are perfect for solo or group traveling. ..."

Reviewed on 19 Jan,2020

Shiori An - Hostel
River Forest - Hostel
1 out of 5
4-4-27 Minamikagaya, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Osaka
The price is SG$33 per night from 19 Apr to 20 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Suminoe, this hostel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine and within 6 miles (10 km) of Abeno Harukas and Namba Parks. Nipponbashi and ...
3.3/5 (11 reviews)
"Very noisy on the first night from guests arriving back late at night and traffic noise. Did enjoy spending two nights in a traditional Japanese room. It was also close to the station."

Reviewed on 11 Aug,2019

River Forest - Hostel
RAK KIYOMIZU
2 out of 5
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Located in Gion, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Gion Corner, Kiyomizu Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. Heian Shrine and Fushimi Inari Shrine are also ...
4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)
"the place is really a good location. Near the ninenzaka, kiyomizu temple, gion district and bus stop. If you like night/morning walking around those area, i can say this place is really a good location. and near the supermarket if you want to buy something and eat it in your room."

Reviewed on 11 Sep,2020

RAK KIYOMIZU
The Next Door - Hostel
The price is SG$58 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
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Located in Minami, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Kyoto TERRSA, Kyoto Tower and Toji Temple. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are also within ...
The Next Door - Hostel
e-sports hotel e-ZONe-Hostel
2 out of 5
4-9-7 Nipponbashi, Naniwa, Osaka, Osaka
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The price is SG$61 per night from 20 Apr to 21 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Namba, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nipponbashi, Kuromon Ichiba Market and Namba Parks. Tsutenkaku Tower and Namba Grand Kagetsu Theater ...
e-sports hotel e-ZONe-Hostel
Qoo Hostel Osaka
1 out of 5
Nipponbashi 5-12-3, Naniwa-ku, Connected to Station, Osaka, Osaka-fu
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The price is SG$26 per night from 26 Apr to 27 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Namba, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nipponbashi, Tsutenkaku Tower and Namba Parks. Kuromon Ichiba Market and Tennoji Zoo are also within ...
4.2/5Excellent! (253 reviews)
"I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Qoo, the hostel is situated right above an exit of the train station making it extremely convenient. The hostel is located in a central area, less than 10 minutes away from Dotombori and many malls. The hostel is clean and the bathrooms on each floor are in great condition. ..."

Reviewed on 7 Dec,2019

Qoo Hostel Osaka
Khaosan World Namba
2 out of 5
1-2-13, Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka
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The price is SG$42 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Namba, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Namba Hatch, Amerikamura and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade. Namba Parks and Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium ...
4.2/5Very Good! (275 reviews)
"Good location, friendly staff! But washroom outside is quite inconvenient"

Reviewed on 15 Nov,2019

Khaosan World Namba
Peace House Sachi
2 out of 5
1-3-2 Taishi, Nishinari, Osaka, Osaka-fu
The price is SG$20 per night from 20 Apr to 21 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Minami, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tsutenkaku Tower and Nipponbashi. Abeno Harukas and Osaka Castle are also within 6 mi (10 km). Dobutsuen-mae ...
3.4/5Good! (66 reviews)
"good location and friendly people. Really enjoyed staying at this property."

Reviewed on 20 Jun,2019

Peace House Sachi
Roots Hostel
1 out of 5
1-9-11, Itachibori, Nhishi-ku, Osaka, Osaka
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The price is SG$33 per night from 18 Apr to 19 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Namba, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Nipponbashi, Kyocera Dome Osaka and Umeda Sky Building. Tsutenkaku Tower and Osaka Castle are also within ...
4/5Very Good! (143 reviews)
"Small room. Clean shower room."

Reviewed on 24 Jan,2020

Roots Hostel
TOYOTAYA HOSTEL
2 out of 5
Tsuto Nishiguchi-cho 2-25, Nishinomiya, Hyogo
The price is SG$68 per night from 12 May to 13 May
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in the heart of Nishinomiya, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Nishinomiya Shrine and within 3 miles (5 km) of Hanshin Koshien Stadium and Kidzania ...
3.9/5Good! (42 reviews)
"Nice sized room. Plenty of showers and a few communal spaces"

Reviewed on 6 Jul,2019

TOYOTAYA HOSTEL
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RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka

RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka

4.5 out of 5
5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka-fu
The price is SG$86 per night from 29 Apr to 30 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,729 reviews)
"The property was clean. However, had to call front desk as air conditioner wasn’t working well. Staff tried to fix it to no avail. They offered another room, but I was too tired to repack. I was given a fan. The room was uncomfortably warm all night. VIP access benefits is a crock of crap 💩 in japan. ..."

Reviewed on 24 Jun,2020

RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
Liber Hotel At Universal Studios Japan

Liber Hotel At Universal Studios Japan

3.5 out of 5
1-1-35, Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka, Osaka
The price is SG$98 per night from 20 Apr to 21 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
4.6/5Exceptional! (287 reviews)
"I loved how quiet it was within the hotel and room. I really enjoyed the rain shower head in the shower."

Reviewed on 31 Mar,2021

Liber Hotel At Universal Studios Japan
Hotel Nikko Osaka

Hotel Nikko Osaka

4 out of 5
1-3-3 Nishi-shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka-fu
The price is SG$152 per night from 19 Apr to 20 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,428 reviews)
"Very convenient location. Nama entertainment district is about 15 minutes away by walking, 5 minutes by vehicle. On-site parking with unlimited, easy in/out access is very reasonably priced for the area. Finally, I'd like to publicly commend Mr. Kan at reception and also Mr. Satoshi Kibayashi (Assistant ..."

Reviewed on 7 Apr,2021

Hotel Nikko Osaka
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in Osaka, one of its 155 hostels might be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Low prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Osaka for good value, so you can save more for going out. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Osaka?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 16° C and night-time temperatures average -1° C
  • April-June: 28° C is the daytime average and 6° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 17° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 25° C during the day and 0° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1577 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Osaka?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Osaka Science Museum
  • Osaka Castle
  • Legoland Discovery Center
Natural Features
  • Sumiyoshi Park
  • Nakanoshima Park
  • Utsubo Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Mint Museum
  • Osaka Museum of History
  • Open Air Museum of Old Farmhouses

Generally, Osaka is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Historical sites
  • Theatre
  • Sightseeing
  • Parks

How to Get to Osaka and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Kobe (UKB), located 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. You can access metro transport at Higashi-Umeda Station, Umeda Station and Nishi-Umieda Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Osaka Umeda Station, Osaka Station or Osaka Nakatsu Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Osaka?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for sightseeing. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Osaka?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to look first: CATALYST ART HOTEL - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nagahoribashi Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and laundry facilities, as well as TV in a common area. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and linens in all rooms. Osaka Guesthouse HIVE - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Umeda Sky Building. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a rooftop terrace, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, showers and TVs in all rooms. &AND HOSTEL HOMMACHI EAST - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Sakaisuji-hommachi Station and Tanimachi 4-chome Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and TV in a common area. You’ll find hairdryers, desks and linens in all rooms. E-sports hotel e-ZONe-Hostel - Located steps from Nipponbashi. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and a lift. You’ll find TVs and linens in all rooms. Qoo Hostel Osaka - 2-minute walk from Ebisucho Station for easy access to public transport. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, hairdryers and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Osaka?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Osaka, one of Expedia’s 173 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Osaka?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 7°C. The rainiest months in Osaka are September, October, June and August, with each month seeing an average of 190 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Osaka?
Overall, Osaka is known for its restaurants, museums and historical sites. Major attractions include Umeda Sky Building, Osaka Castle and Osaka-jō Hall. Get out into nature with places such as Osaka Castle Park, Expo Commemoration Park and Rinku Park. Cultural attractions include Amerikamura, Umeda Arts Theater and Festival Hall.
What's the best way to get to and around Osaka while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Osaka on hand to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away. An alternative is Osaka (ITM-Itami), which is 6.9 mi (11.2 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport during your trip. You can access metro transport at Higashi-Umeda Station, Umeda Station (Hanshin) and Umeda Station (Hankyu). To explore more of the area, take a train from Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Station or Oebashi Station.