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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.

Our top Osaka hotels for 2018 are sorted by area:

Doyama / Umeda

Osaka's main gay scene with plenty of general nightlife

Shinsaibashi / Dotonburi / Namba

popular areas with numerous shops & restaurants

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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.

Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring
Relaxing spa and sauna.
Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring

3 Chome-5-35 Nishitenma, Kita, Osaka | map

8.3 Excellent
based on 1550 Agoda reviews

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Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Spring3 stars

Why this hotel? Relaxing spa and sauna. Modern comfort. Free WiFi.

Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi is a 3-star hotel a short walk from Osaka’s gay centre, the Kita district.

The hotel offers guests free Wi-Fi, a sauna and a mineral bath.

The rooms are modern and comfortable, with each coming equipped with a flat-screen TV and an on-demand movie service.

There is also an on-site restaurant for those wishing to stay closer to home.

metro : Minami-Morimachi Station

features spa, massage, sauna, hot tub, restaurant (餐厅, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉)

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Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel
Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel
Excellent value.
Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel
Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel
Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel
Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel

2-1 Doyama-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka | map

8 Excellent
based on 1036 Agoda reviews

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Osaka Tokyu REI Hotel3 stars

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

Most booked 2017
Top 100

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 and free WiFi. You can enjoy breakfast buffet at the onsite Little Monster Café. As with most hotels in Japan, rooms are rather small, but you get your money’s worth.

features cafe, massage, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

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Hotel New Hankyu Osaka
Hotel New Hankyu Osaka
Best seller.
Hotel New Hankyu Osaka
Hotel New Hankyu Osaka
Hotel New Hankyu Osaka
Hotel New Hankyu Osaka

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

8.1 Excellent
based on 4468 Agoda reviews

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Hotel New Hankyu Osaka3-5 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 100

A popular hotel in Osaka on Travel Gay Asia. The great-value New Hankyu is located in the heart of the city and connected 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 a range of local restaurants.

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

features bar, restaurant, shop, internet access, massage, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 铺子, 互联网, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

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Hilton Osaka
Hilton Osaka
Central location.
Hilton Osaka
Hilton Osaka
Hilton Osaka
Hilton Osaka

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

8.5 Excellent
based on 1059 Agoda reviews

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Hilton Osaka5 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Comfortable rooms. Free WiFi.

The Hilton Osaka is a 5-star hotel in central Kita, a short walk to the Osaka train station and the gay downtown of Kita.

The hotel offers great amenities, such as a fitness centre, spa, restaurant and free breakfast.

The rooms offer a nice blend of Western luxury with a Japanese twist, allowing you to be comfortable whilst experiencing the culture.

metro : Umeda

features gym, pool, bar, restaurant, free breakfast (酒吧, 餐厅, 健身房)

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Hotel IL Monte Osaka
Hotel IL Monte Osaka
Near the gay nightlife.
Hotel IL Monte Osaka
Hotel IL Monte Osaka
Hotel IL Monte Osaka
Hotel IL Monte Osaka

7-13 Doyama, Kita, Osaka | map

7.9 Very Good
based on 1088 Agoda reviews

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Hotel IL Monte Osaka3-5 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Great value. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 50
2017
Top 25

Great-value IL Monte is in the heart of Osaka, a 5-minute walk from the Umeda train station and close to Grand Slam barHokuoukan 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 (咖啡馆, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

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Hotel New Hankyu Annex
Hotel New Hankyu Annex
Walk to gay bars.
Hotel New Hankyu Annex
Hotel New Hankyu Annex
Hotel New Hankyu Annex
Hotel New Hankyu Annex

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

7.8 Very Good
based on 1341 Agoda reviews

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Hotel New Hankyu Annex3-5 stars

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

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’s and 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 (按摩, 免费无线上网)

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Hotel Granvia Osaka
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Perfect for shopping.
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Hotel Granvia Osaka

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

8.1 Excellent
based on 4003 Agoda reviews

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Hotel Granvia Osaka4 stars

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

Most booked 2017
Top 100

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 (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

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Hotel Kinki
Hotel Kinki
Walk to Hokuoukan sauna.
Hotel Kinki
Hotel Kinki
Hotel Kinki
Hotel Kinki

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

8.2 Excellent
based on 788 Agoda reviews

Hotel Kinki2-5 stars

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 onsite, but a convenience shop is next door, and many restaurant choices. Vending machines and laundromats area available.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网)

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Capsule Inn Osaka
Capsule Inn Osaka
Men only.
Capsule Inn Osaka
Capsule Inn Osaka
Capsule Inn Osaka
Capsule Inn Osaka

9-5 Doyama-cho, Kita, Osaka | map

8 Excellent
based on 182 Agoda reviews

Capsule Inn Osaka1-5 stars

Why this hotel? Men only. Great facilities. Convenient location. Free WiFi.

If you travel by yourself and are on a tight budget, this men-only capsule-style hotel could be a great option and an interesting experience.

Compact sleeping compartments are placed side by side in an air-conditioned room. Dorms for 1-3 people are also available, with shared bathrooms. Free WiFi in common areas. Sauna facilities, laundromat, massage services available. Breakfast is served for an additional charge.

Located right in Doyama ‘gaybourhood’, and within walking distance from the Umeda subway station. Keep in mind that the capsule can only fit one person, so no room for guests.

features restaurant, sauna, spa, free wi-fi (餐厅, 桑拿, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

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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.

Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Gay-managed.
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka

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

8.4 Excellent
based on 21 Agoda reviews

Tani9 Backpackers Osaka1 stars

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

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.

metro : Tanimachi 9-chome

features private bathroom, shared bathroom, kitchen, air conditioning, no smoking, bar, cafe, restaurant, sun terrace, free wifi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 阳台) | gay-managed | guestrooms: 5 | maximum guests: 10+

house rules: ・No smoking inside the facility ・No sexual activities in the dorm room

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Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka
Tani9 Backpackers Osaka

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Cross Hotel Osaka
Cross Hotel Osaka
Walk to Dotonburi.
Cross Hotel Osaka
Cross Hotel Osaka
Cross Hotel Osaka
Cross Hotel Osaka

2-5-15 Shinsaibashi, Chuo, Osaka | map

8.7 Excellent
based on 3462 Agoda reviews

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Cross Hotel Osaka4 stars

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

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 (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 按摩, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

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Hotel Ichiei
Hotel Ichiei
Next to Namba station.
Hotel Ichiei
Hotel Ichiei
Hotel Ichiei
Hotel Ichiei

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

8.5 Excellent
based on 1169 Agoda reviews

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Hotel Ichiei3 stars

Why this hotel? Next to Namba station. Japanese style. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

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.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网)

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New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi
New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi
Superb value.
New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi
New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi
New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi
New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi

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

8.2 Excellent
based on 2336 Agoda reviews

New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi3 stars

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

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

Guest rooms have private bathroom, air conditioning, TV, fridge, free WiFi and wired internet. 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 (酒吧, 餐厅, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

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Eco Cube Shinsaibashi
Eco Cube Shinsaibashi
Popular budget option.
Eco Cube Shinsaibashi
Eco Cube Shinsaibashi
Eco Cube Shinsaibashi
Eco Cube Shinsaibashi

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

7.7 Very Good
based on 2395 Agoda reviews

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Eco Cube Shinsaibashi1-5 stars

Why this hotel? Popular budget option. Great value. Easy access to gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

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 (免费无线上网)

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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.

Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama
Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama
Convenient location.
Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama
Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama
Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama
Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama

1-1 Fushimimachi, Chuo, Osaka | map

7.7 Very Good
based on 2395 Agoda reviews

Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama4 stars

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

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 (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

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APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae
APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae
Excellent value.
APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae
APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae
APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae
APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae

1-2-1 Tosabori, Umeda, Osaka | map

7.9 Very Good
based on 2170 Agoda reviews

APA Hotel Osaka Higobashi Ekimae3-5 stars

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

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 (餐厅, 按摩, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

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Arietta Hotel Osaka
Arietta Hotel Osaka
Budget choice.
Arietta Hotel Osaka
Arietta Hotel Osaka
Arietta Hotel Osaka
Arietta Hotel Osaka

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

8.5 Excellent
based on 1130 Agoda reviews

Arietta Hotel Osaka2 stars

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

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 (餐厅, 免费无线上网)

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