Gay Osaka · Hotels

Gay Osaka · Hotels

Looking for a great-value hotel in good location for shopping, sightseeing and gay nightlife? Osaka has a huge choice of hotels to suit all budgets.

Doyama gay area / Umeda

Osaka’s main gay scene is located in Umeda district, in Doyama neighbourhood. Hotels in this area offer an excellent base to explore the city, surrounded by shops, restaurants, bars and clubs.

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Central location. Close to Doyama gay scene.

The affordable Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel is in excellent location, close to the Doyama gay scene and a 10-minute walk from JR Osaka and Umeda stations.

Guest rooms feature air conditioning, flat screen TV, free WiFi. You can enjoy breakfast buffet at the onsite Little Monster Café. As with most hotels in Japan, rooms are small, but you get your money’s worth.

Features

cafe, massage, free wi-fi

2-1 Doyama-cho, Kita, Osaka


8
Excellent

Based on 1280 votes

Why this hotel?: Best seller. Great for shopping & gay nightlife.

A popular hotel in Osaka on Travel Gay Asia. The great-value New Hankyu is located in the heart of the city and is linked to the Umeda Station – great for shopping and exploring the gay scene.

GEOFRONT bar and Hokuoukan sauna are within 15 minutes’ walk, as is the fashionable Hankyu Department Store and many restaurants.

Guest rooms have free WiFi, en suite bathrooms and flat screen TV. Dining options and massage service available.

Features

bar, restaurant, shop, internet access, massage, free wi-fi

1-1-35 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka


8
Excellent

Based on 2466 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Near Osaka Station. Luxury choice.

Luxury hotel in central Kita. The Hilton Osaka is located just a short walk to the Osaka train station with easy connections to other parts of the city and gay nightlife.

Great facilities include a gym, spa, restaurant and free breakfast. Guest rooms enjoy a nice blend of Western luxury with a Japanese comforts.

A popular luxury hotel in Osaka on Travel Gay.

Features

gym, pool, bar, restaurant, free breakfast

8-8, Umeda 1-Chome, Kita, Osaka


8.6
Excellent

Based on 1405 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the gay scene. Great value. Popular choice.

Great-value IL Monte is in the heart of Osaka, a 5-minute walk from the Umeda train station and close to Grand Slam gay barHokuoukan gay sauna and other gay venues in Doyama.

The hotel was designed by renowned Italian architect, Aldo Rossi. All guest rooms are comfortable and feature 20″ flat screen TV, air conditioning, work desk and free WiFi.

Friendly, helpful staff and great rates make IL Monte the most popular Osaka hotel on Travel Gay.

Features

cafe, massage, free wi-fi

7-13 Doyama, Kita, Osaka


8
Excellent

Based on 1433 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to gay bars. Next to Umeda Station. Great value.

Located next to Umeda Station, Hotel New Hankyu Annex is surrounded by major department stores (NU, EST, HEP Five, etc.) and many restaurants.

Hokuoukan gay sauna and Grand Slam bar are both within walking distance.

Guest rooms have air conditioning, free WiFi, LCD TV, en suite bathrooms. This value-for-money hotel has a 24-hour front desk and offers laundry service. The in-house restaurant serves a selection of food and drinks.

Features

massage, free wi-fi

1-8-1 Shibata, Kita-Ku, Umeda, Osaka


7.7
Very Good

Based on 696 votes

Why this hotel?: Perfect for shopping. Near the gay nightlife. Fabulous views.

We like the Granvia Osaka hotel for many reasons. This modern high-rise hotel is located directly above JR Osaka train station, with its a huge range of dining and shopping options.

Guest rooms are spacious, comfortable and tastefully furnished, with excellent views of the city and include a satellite TV, minibar, fridge and free WiFi.

The Granvia’s convenient location and easy transport links make it an excellent choice for any visitor. The gay nightlife in Doyama area is within walking distance away.

Features

bar, cafe, massage, restaurant, free wi-fi

3-1-1 Umeda Kita-ku, Umeda, Osaka


8.2
Excellent

Based on 6042 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to Hokuoukan sauna. Convenient location. Budget choice.

Kinki is a simple budget hotel in great location for the local gay  nightlife – close to Hokuoukan sauna and about 10 minutes’ walk to train stations and gay bars in Doyama district.

Both Western and Japanese-styled rooms are available. Free WiFi. No restaurant, but a convenience shop is next door, and many restaurant choices. Vending machines and laundromats area available.

Features

free wi-fi

17-8 Doyama-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka


8.2
Excellent

Based on 589 votes

Why this hotel?: Great spa & sauna. Excellent value. Free shuttle to JR Osaka.

The value-for-money Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi is located near Osaka’s best shopping areas, the lively Dotonbori and Minami-Morimachi station which makes it easy to get around the city.

Guests rooms are comfortable, modern and air-conditioned, each featuring a private bathroom, flat screen TV with movie on demand, free WiFi, fridge.

The hotel is known for great breakfast. Onsite, there’s a public bath & sauna, restaurant and a coin-operated laundromat. Free shuttle service to JR Osaka Station is provided.

Features

restaurant, spa, massage, sauna, hot tub, free wi-fi

3 Chome-5-35 Nishitenma, Kita, Osaka


8.4
Excellent

Based on 2403 votes

Shinsaibashi / Dotonburi / Namba

Huge shopping and dining district, where famous Shinsaibashi-suji Street runs parallel to the north of Dotonbori, a single street that runs along a canal, next to Namba train station.

Why this hotel?: Gay-managed. Close to the metro. Friendly staff. Very affordable.

Small gay-managed hostel in Osaka, with an intimate lounge, located just a stone’s throw away from Tanimachi 9-chome Station which is walking distance from Namba and has direct access to Umeda gay nightlife.

Tani9 welcomes travellers from around world. Their onsite Thai ramen restaurant turns out to be a gay-popular hangout every Saturday night. You can easily make friends and socialise here.

nearest station : Tanimachi 9-chome

Features

private bathroom, shared bathroom, kitchen, air conditioning, no smoking, bar, cafe, restaurant, sun terrace, free wifi

1-2-17 Kozu, Chuo-ku, Osaka


8.6
Excellent

Based on 13 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to Dotonburi. Excellent location & value for money.

Cross Hotel offers very good-value rooms, conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from the lively Dotonbori. The JR Namba train station offers easy connections to the Doyama/Umeda gay district.

Guest rooms are modern and stylishly decorated, each with free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, fridge and air purifier. The hotel has its own restaurant, café and bar. Massage service available.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, massage, spa, free wi-fi

2-5-15 Shinsaibashi, Chuo, Osaka


8.8
Excellent

Based on 5727 votes

Why this hotel?: Next to Namba Station. Japanese-style rooms. Popular choice.

The traditional Japanese-styled Hotel Ichiei offers individually designed rooms. Large guest rooms feature tatami floors, Japanese futon, Yukata robe, free WiFi, flat screen TV and DVD player.

The hotel is directly linked to Namba subway station (Exit 6). A direct bus to the airport stops right outside hotel. The Dotonbori shopping street is a few minutes’ walk away.

The onsite Hotaru restaurant serves tasty Japanese food, but you can enjoy your meal in your own room. Great value for money and a popular choice on Travel Gay.

Features

restaurant, free wi-fi

1-6-8 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka


8.5
Excellent

Based on 916 votes

Why this hotel?: Superb value. Close to Shinsaibashi station & shopping.

Gay shoppers will love the New Osaka Shinsaibashi. This good-value hotel is a short walk from the best shops in town. The nearby train station (3-minute walk) makes it easy to getting around Osaka and exploring the gay scene.

Guest rooms have private bathroom, air conditioning, TV, fridge, free WiFi. The hotel has its own restaurant and bar. Daily breakfast buffet is served at Adustam. In-room massage service available.

Features

bar, restaurant, massage, free wi-fi

1-10-36 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka


8.2
Excellent

Based on 2623 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular budget option. Great value. Easy access to gay bars & clubs.

The Eco Cube Shinsaibashi offers affordable sleeping capsules in good location, just a 5-minute walk from the JR Shinsaibashi and Namba stations and 10 minutes to the gay bars in Doyama.

All air-conditioned compartments have an alarm clock and privacy blind. Bathrooms are shared, and luggages can be stored in lockers at an extra charge. Free WiFi in all areas.

There are vending machines and common area for guests. A popular budget choice.

Features

free wi-fi

2-9-4 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo, Osaka


7.7
Very Good

Based on 1868 votes

Osaka · hotels in other areas

These other well-rated hotels are located within in the Chuo-ku central district, with easy access to train station, shopping areas, restaurants and tourist attractions.

Why this hotel?: Convenient location. Large & modern rooms. Fast internet.

The Brighton City hotel offers rooms that are slightly bigger than the average Japanese standards. Each room features an LCD TV, air purifier, fridge, electric kettle, rain shower, fast free WiFi. Non-smoking floors and massage service available. There is an onsite café & restaurant.

The hotel is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Kitahama subway station. The Osaka Castle is a 10-minute drive away, and the gay scene in Doyama can be reached within 15 minutes.

Features

cafe, restaurant, massage, free wi-fi

1-1 Fushimimachi, Chuo, Osaka


8.8
Excellent

Based on 5670 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Link to train station. Gay-popular choice.

The APA Osaka offers great-value accommodation in very convenient location, with direct link to the Higobashi Station where you can connect to Umeda and the Doyama gay scene by train within 15 minutes.

Each modern, en suite room features an LCD TV, fridge, air purifier, free WiFi. APA has an onsite hot spring bath and two restaurants, serving Japanese and Western food. Vending machines are provided.

Nearby attractions include Osaka Castle and Dotonbori shopping street – both are 10 minutes’ train ride away. Many dining options are nearby.

Features

restaurant, massage, spa, free wi-fi

1-2-1 Tosabori, Umeda, Osaka


8
Excellent

Based on 2906 votes

Why this hotel?: Budget choice. Modern rooms. Near subway station.

This European-styled hotel delivers good quality in service and value for money. Guest rooms are decent-sized and feature satellite TV, free WiFi. The bathrooms are a bit larger than the norm and offer nice amenities.

Arietta Hotel is located in Osaka’s business district, close to Honmachi subway station. Take the Midosuji line to Hommachi station (Exit 1). Turn left, pass the ‘Mini Stop’ convenience store, and you’ll see a 14-storey red brick building on the right, about a block and a half down.

Features

restaurant, free wi-fi

3-2-6 Azuchimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka


8.5
Excellent

Based on 1426 votes

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