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guesthouse u-en osaka building

Squirreled away behind the bustling streets of Central Osaka, Guesthouse U-En is located in a quiet, traditional area whilst still providing easy access to Umeda’s happening bars. This 100-year-old townhouse has been lovingly restored into contemporary accommodation retaining its traditional Japanese style. We have designed our hostel to provide you with the best stay in one of the most beautiful parts of Osaka.


**If you wish to stay longer in Osaka, please visit THE BLEND APARTMENTS.




reading a book

The hostel features a spacious shared living area containing a fully-equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire hostel. We are also able to provide you with a bike for 500 yen per day. Thanks to our pin controlled front entrance we are able to provide a secure environment without the need for a curfew. We invite you to relax in this historic building, enjoy a friendly, fun and intimate atmosphere, surf our top-of-the-range internet and make yourself at home!

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guesthouse u-en osaka reception staff

Our knowledgeable staff will help you to navigate the city by providing a free map and directing you, by the best and most affordable way, to the many points of interest in Osaka. Should you wish our staff are also able to make reservations, book tickets and arrange transport for you.

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Nakanoshima river park near Guesthouse U-En Osaka

Guesthouse U-En is ideally located in the most central area of Osaka within walking distance of all of northern central Osaka’s major attractions. Only one stop away or 15 minutes walk from JR Osaka station and just 30 seconds walk from Shin-Fukushima station.

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Old townhouse has been restored into contemporary accommodation retaining its traditional Japanese style. Please take a note our building as it’s an old wooden house has no enough sound proof. All our facilities are on shared basis as we are designed with independent travelers and young backpackers in mind. We are a hostel and not a hotel or Ryokan. We are focused on giving you a fun and cheap way to travel, rather than providing luxuries. We hope you understand and enjoy your stay at U-En.