Top 5 Luxury Osaka Hotels That Offer the Stay of a Lifetime

Osaka is full of exciting things to see and do, like Universal Studios Japan and Abeno Harukas, the tallest building in Japan. Its location in the center of Japan makes it a popular holiday destination for locals and international visitors alike. When you're visiting a vibrant city like Osaka, you'll want to unwind at the end of the day with an escape from the hustle and bustle. This article will introduce 5 elegant hotels in Osaka for both luxury and relaxation!



The Ritz-Carlton Osaka

This first-class hotel allows you to forget about the bustling city streets and enjoy a relaxing stay in an elegant and classic atmosphere. There are a wealth of services available here, like a pool, gym, and jacuzzi that are free for guest use. Guests staying on the Club Floor on the 33rd to 35th floors also can enjoy exclusive use of a guest lounge. Here, you can skip the busy atmosphere of the lobby and check in and out at your own pace. Dedicated concierge staff are available to assist you all through your stay.

Spacious, 76 square meter suite rooms have an individual bedroom, living room, bathroom, and an extra restroom. A range of suites are available, all of which offer luxurious spaces for you to enjoy. Living rooms are equipped with soft lounges plus writing desks that are perfect for work trips or hosting business meetings.

The hotel takes pride in the quality of the restaurants, so guests can enjoy delicious seasonal cuisine in the hotel’s luxuriously appointed spaces. Don’t miss the chance to experience the season over a meal here.

St Regis Hotel Osaka

First opened over 100 years ago in New York, St Regis Hotel combines a sense of both refinement and history. These qualities have been inherited by the elegant and luxurious St Regis Hotel Osaka. With 160 rooms in total, spaces inspired by both Western and Japanese styles provide a restful environment for body and spirit.

The suite rooms provide an even more exclusive atmosphere. Options include two expansive 197 square meter executive suites that offer the finest hospitality and a variety of 4 extremely spacious suites as well. The four suite rooms are located on the top floor, offering views as far as the Kobe city skyline in the distance. Each spacious room has its own unique concept, giving the sense that you're relaxing in your very own home.

Relaxation at this hotel is not just limited to the guest rooms; spa and fitness areas are available to heal fatigue and refresh your body. Guests can relax over a leisurely meal or drink at the French and Italian restaurants, bars, and lounges in the evening. The main dining area in the hotel serves northern Italian cuisine with the concept of being “authentic and contemporary”, so you can experience the taste of genuine Italian traditions and flavors here.

There are also a number of rooms that boast a fantastic night view of the Osaka metropolis.

Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel

This luxury hotel is located in Japan’s tallest building, Abeno Harukas. You’re sure to look forward to a stay in Japan’s biggest skyscraper! The view from this soaring high-rise is truly a sight to see. Located at a height of 270m in the air, it truly is a “restaurant in the sky." The interior is designed with a Milky Way motif, giving the hotel an even more extraordinary atmosphere. Choose this hotel for a holiday that feels far removed from your everyday life.

Upper floor rooms that come with access to the club lounge are also available. The upper floor rooms include the Club Junior Suite (58 square meters), Club Corner Twin (42 square meters), and the Club Corner King (51 meters square).

The club lounge feels extraordinarily open and airy thanks to its 9-m high atrium ceiling. Natural light filling the room from outside creates a bright space to relax in. In the evenings when lit up from the inside, the lounge takes on a magical and sophisticated atmosphere. They serve a generous buffet-style breakfast with options like freshly made bread and egg dishes prepared in the lounge’s open kitchen. There are also tea, cocktail, and bar services at different times of the day, so the lounge is always available for you to relax in.

Imperial Hotel Osaka

As soon as you step into the entrance of the Imperial Hotel you will be greeted by the elegant aroma of the hotel's original cherry blossom fragrance. The Imperial Hotel is known for its focus on tradition and hospitality, offering a leisurely stay in a relaxed atmosphere. There are many types of rooms available to suit all needs, from anniversaries to family holidays.

A large selection of restaurants are available, including Japanese and Western choices, which makes this hotel a great choice for a longer stay. The Imperial Hotel is known for its simple, high-quality egg dishes which are often featured on TV and in magazines. Be sure to try the hotel’s omelets, pancakes, and french toast, all of which have attracted plenty of repeat customers.

Guest rooms range from rooms on the regular floors to more special suites on the Imperial Floor. Spacious choices include the Deluxe Twin or Double (40 square meters), Junior Suite Twin, or Double (60 square meters) rooms. These are perfect for anniversaries or special occasions where you want a little more luxury! Attendants are stationed on each floor to help assist you during your stay. They can help you with your personal belongings or make reservations at the hotel restaurants so that you can fully relax and enjoy your trip.

Rihga Royal Hotel

There are many people who consider Rihga Royal to be among Japan’s best luxury hotels. A hotel that has cultivated both tradition and status, the Rihga Royal Hotel celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2015. The main lounge welcomes guests with a dazzling chandelier made with around 250,000 pieces of crystal glass. With a strong focus on dining, this hotel employs skilled chefs with experience at international luxury hotels and Michelin 3-star restaurants. No matter which restaurant you choose here, you’re sure to be satisfied.

The guest rooms are divided among three floors: the Presidential Tower, Natural Comfort Floor, and Deluxe Floor. The Presidential Tower has Deluxe Suites (109 square meters, for 2-3 guests), Suites (56-66 square meters, for 2-4 guests), as well as European Classic Twin, Double, Deluxe Twin, and Standard Twin rooms. Special benefits include the use of a dedicated executive lounge on the 23rd floor of the Tower Wing, a personal concierge, an exclusive front desk, and free use of the hotel’s pool and sauna.

For a Wonderfully Relaxing Night in Osaka

Osaka's many sightseeing spots make this a wonderful place for you to let your hair down and explore. Why not cap off your evening with a special dinner and some beautiful scenery at these hotels? 


Translated and republished with permission from: Relux Magazine
Kansai Feature

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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