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Holidays in Osaka

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Where to stay in Osaka

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Top hotels in Osaka

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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 NZ$124 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
4.4/5Wonderful! (4,630 reviews)

"The room we had was spacious. Staffs service were good. Free shuttle bus service between hotel and Osaka station was very convenient. Room furniture is dated and the carpet outside the room corridor needs a replacement"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
Nest Hotel Osaka Umeda
Nest Hotel Osaka Umeda
2.5 out of 5
2-15 Tsurunocho, Osaka, Osaka
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$69 per night from 30 Sep. to 1 Oct.
4.2/5Excellent! (644 reviews)

"阪急大阪梅田駅(茶屋町側改札)から近く立地が良い。内装もきれい。風呂のヌメリやポットのホコリが気になったが、新御堂筋に面しているにしては静かだったと思う。"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun. 2020

Nest Hotel Osaka Umeda
APA Hotel Namba-Ekihigashi
APA Hotel Namba-Ekihigashi
3 out of 5
4-29 Sennichimae, Namba, Osaka, Osaka
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$59 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
4.2/5Excellent! (2,826 reviews)

"Easy to use Hotel with no hastle, best location for a trip to Osaka especially if you like to drink or like Otaku goods and game shopping."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2020

APA Hotel Namba-Ekihigashi

Top activities in Osaka

Private Full-Day Osaka Walking Tour
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Private Full-Day Osaka Walking Tour

NZ$279
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus Tour
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

NZ$120
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Airport Meet & Greet with Japan Rail Pass Exchange Assist
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Airport Meet & Greet with Japan Rail Pass Exchange Assist

NZ$109
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend

Save Time and Money with Osaka Holiday Packages

It's easier than ever to save with Osaka holiday packages on Expedia. You'll have more time to plan the exciting stuff — and more spending money! Book now on Expedia and save up to $583*! It's really that simple! Our enormous global database lists more than 1,000,000 properties worldwide and 550 partner airlines. With such a broad range of options, crafting your dream holiday will be a piece of cake! Almost all bookings can be cancelled without any added fees from us.

Places to Visit in Osaka

There's no limit to the number of amazing things you can do when you're in a new place. So why not get your trip to Osaka off to a sensational start by perusing some of our top tips? After all – out there starts here! If you're visiting Osaka, an excursion to the Osaka Science Museum and Osaka Castle should be at the top of your must-do list. These famed attractions have helped put this city on the map, and they're certain to make a big impression. You're going to find yourself surrounded by noteworthy sights, including Universal Studios Japan® and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade. If you're wanting to make the most of your urban adventure, be sure to take a look around the Osaka Museum of History and the Open Air Museum of Old Farmhouses. Those with a phobia of heights may wish to avert their gaze, but anyone fascinated by skyscrapers shouldn't miss Umeda Sky Building. Towering high above the ground, it's a notable fixture of the local skyline. Travellers in this destination have an abundance of choice. Leave the history journals! Allow the past to jump off the page at Mint Museum. Still have some time on your hands? Sure, dancing along to tunes on your laptop is great, but nothing compares to the atmosphere of watching a sensational live performance! So why not get front-row seats to a show at Symphony Hall?

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all, so why not plunge into some new and interesting experiences? Kick off your trip to Osaka by trying out a few of these things to do:

If you'd like to check out a complete list of activities, head to our Osaka things to do page.

Osaka Accommodation

Before you head to Osaka, lock in a cosy room on Expedia. You'll have approximately 289 accommodation to pick from — your next luxury getaway or cheap holiday awaits! Room service, pillow-top beds and top-notch furnishings are just a few of the things you can expect to find waiting for you at The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka (2-5-25 Umeda) and the InterContinental Osaka (3-60, Ofuka-cho Kita-ku). Book now for a taste of luxury! Alternatively, if you're travelling on a budget, the Guest House Social House (2-10-22 Sanno) or the Khaosan World Namba (1-2-13, Motomachi, Naniwa-ku) may hit the right note. One of the best parts of any trip to Osaka is the Osaka Science Museum. If you'd like to stay within walking distance of this famous attraction, the ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka and the Mitsui Garden Hotel Osaka Premier are both popular options.

Nearest Airports to Osaka

No one loves hanging out at the airport. But it's a small price to pay when you think of the holiday waiting on the other side! Based 7 miles northwest of Osaka, Itami Airport (ITM) is the most convenient terminal.