Osaka Hostels – the 16 Best Hostels in Osaka

Need a cheap place to stay in Osaka? Check out our list of the best Osaka hostels and find just what you're looking for.

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Osaka is a large city with a wide range of accommodation options, but for people who want to save their precious yen for more exciting things, finding somewhere to stay in Osaka can sometimes be a challenge. To help out we’ve put together a list of the city’s best hostels.

Hostels in Japan generally offer all the convenience and facilities of a regular hotel. Although you may have to share a dorm and a bathroom, for the price, there’s little to complain about. 

Take a look at 16 of the best:

1. Osaka Hana Hostel

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Osaka Hana Hostel is a hostel chain with branches all over Japan. Located in Shinsaibashi, just a few meters from Midosuji shopping street, Hana Hostel is convenient for exploring the city and fully foreigner-friendly with multi-lingual staff. It offers dormitory-style and private rooms and even has its own basement bar. Every Tuesday night Hana Hostel hosts a takoyaki party, at which, for just 300 yen, you can enjoy unlimited takoyaki and socialise with the other guests. The perfect solution for the lonesome traveler. 
 
 
Price: 2,500-3,500 yen
 

2. Hostel 64 Osaka

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Hostel 64 Osaka is very cheap and located near popular Osaka spots such as Shinsaibashi, Horie and Namba. The hostel offers various types of room including Japanese-style tatami rooms, Western-style rooms and dormitory rooms. The hostel is a quiet, relaxed and private, even the dormitory beds coming with their own privacy curtain. The hostel also houses a bar open from 3:00 pm  to 11:00 pm, offers rental bikes and even provides massage chairs for some post-sightseeing relaxation. 

Address: 3 Chome-11-11-20 Shinmachi, Nishi-Ku, Osaka

Price: 3,500-7,000 yen

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3. Shin-Osaka Youth Hostel

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Five minutes from JR Shin-Osaka Station, Shin-Osaka Youth Hostel is a good place from which to explore not only Osaka but the wider region too. Catering mostly to young travelers, the hostel has facilities including a video games room, a music room and an onsen. As for bedrooms, choose from a dormitory, a tatami room or a Western-style room which each have varying prices. Late-night partiers beware, there is a midnight curfew. 

Address: 1-13-13 Higashi Nakajima (10th Floor), Higashi Yodogawa-Ku, Osaka

Price: 3,000-8,000 yen

4. Hotel Toyo

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Hotel Toyo is definitely designed for young travelers on a budget. Conveniently located in the center of Minami, sightseeing hotspots aren’t far away and food and drink options abound in the area. Surprisingly, dormitory and private rooms come in at around the same price, so take your pick. Don’t be too quick to disregard a dormitory though, you never know who you’ll meet at this friendly, sociable hostel.

Address: 1-3-5 Taishi, Nishinari-Ku, Osaka

Price: 1,500-4,500 yen

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5. Osaka International Youth Hostel

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Osaka International Youth Hostel is one of the largest hostel complexes in Osaka and the Kansai area as a whole. Located pretty far from the city center, about 45 minutes on the train, this is probably most suited to those in town for a longer period than your regular traveler. For the price, the wide-range of facilities are fantastic, including an onsen, seminar rooms, music rooms and both tatami and Western-style bedrooms.  

Address: 1-5 Hagoromo Koencho, Takaishi, Osaka

Price: 2,800-5,200 yen

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6. Osaka Municipal Nagai Youth Hostel

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Osaka Municipal Nagai Hostel is similar to the previous hostel but closer to the city center. This time, the hostel is located in the Nagai area within easy access to Nagai Subway Station, Nagai Park and Nagai Stadium. Only dormitory rooms are available but they are spacious with privacy curtains and large lockers provided. Meals are not included but are available for an extra fee. 

Address: 1-1 Nagaikoen Higashi-Sumisyoshi-ku, Osaka

Price: 2,500-6,000 yen

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7. Air Osaka Hostel

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Air Osaka Hostel is a little haven in an otherwise chaotic city. The cozy building is brimming with interesting items and artwork, all concurrent with the artsy up and coming neighborhood it’s situated in. Nearby, find all manner of live music, performances, artisanal eateries and bars all waiting to be checked out. The rooms are nicely decorated with a choice of private or dormitory on offer.  

Address: 2-9-19 Kitakagaya. Suminoe-ku, Osaka

Price: 2,600-3,600 yen

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8. Tani9 Backpackers Osaka

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Small and cozy, Tani9 Backpackers Osaka is laden with charm, not least because of the famously friendly owner and the tight-knit community it’s a part of. Stay a few days and meet people from across the globe who gravitate toward this inclusive hostel. The location is great and the price is even better – what’s not to love? 

Address: 1-2-17 Kozu, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Price: 2,000-5,000 yen

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9. Beehive Hostel Osaka

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Beehive Hostel Osaka is a brand new hostel in Osaka run by married couple Taka and Hiro. It is a small hostel located on a quiet street in the center of Osaka, allowing you easy access to almost all of the main tourist hotspots. The area is brimming with restaurants and shops and the staff speak English for extra convenience. Rooms and bathrooms are clean and simple.  

10. Ark Hostel&Cafe Dining

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This hostel is great value for money, including as it does a range of excellent facilities including a shared kitchen, living room and modern showers. Choose between a mixed or gender separated dorm as well as traditional tatami rooms. The hostel is within easy walking distance of Higobashi Station, close to Osaka’s center but with a relaxed vibe and plenty of small shops, restaurants and bars. A great place to stay.  

Address: 1-15-11 Edobori, Nishi-ku (Exit #9 Higobashi Subway Station), Osaka

Price: 2,900-15,000 yen

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11. Daikoku Hostel

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Daikoku Hostel is a small hostel located in Naniwa district, just 15 minutes from the city center. The hostel is quiet, clean and well organized with everything needed for a comfortable stay, including a kitchen, TV room and a roof terrace. What gives this place the edge though is the owner who will personally greet you and help you with anything at all during your stay. 

Address: 1-2-3 Daikokcho Naniwa-ku, Osaka

Price: 2,800-6,800 yen

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12. Khaosan World Namba

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Located in Namba, a stone’s throw from Osaka’s main shopping streets and Dotombori, Khaosan World is one of the largest hostels you’ll find in Osaka. The hostel is designed for all kinds of travelers, all catered to with mixed and female-only dorms or three to six person private rooms. There is also a communal kitchen and a bar.

Address: 1-2-13 Motomachi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka

Price: 2,800-4,000 yens

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13. Drop Inn Osaka

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Drop Inn is a Japanese style hostel located near Osaka and Fukushima stations. The rooms are typical of the city although the dorms come equipped especially well with lockers, lamps, privacy curtains and plugs. There is a nice lounge area to relax in and special events are regularly laid on by the staff for the benefit of the guests.  

Address: 6 Chome-12-13 Fukushima, Fukushima Ward, Osaka

Price: 3,000-8,000 yens

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14. Hostel Mitsuwaya Osaka

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Hostel Mitsuwaya is a budget friendly hostel located in the Kawarayamachi district of central Osaka. Rooms are very comfortable and with a 24 hour reception desk, any problem you encounter can be solved day or night. Beds resemble small cubes, very private and decked out with an array of useful features. Every fortnight the hostel organizes a special event which is not to be missed if in town.

Address:  2-5-15 Kawarayamachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Price: 3,000-5,000 yens

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15. Hostel Teltel Bouzu

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Located just 15 minutes from Namba, Hostel Teltel Bouzhu is a hostel-apartment complex with modern design and great amenities. Choose a dorm or private room and make sure you check out the fantastic rooftop terrace and bar. It’s a clean and quiet hostel with long-term rates available if desired. 

Address: 1 Chome-11 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Price: 3,000-7,000 yens

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16. Osaka Fuku Hostel

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Osaka Fuku hostel is a cozy, quiet hostel in the busy center of Osaka. Fuku in Japanese means luck, happiness and blessing – hopefuly good omens for your stay. The hostel prides itself on being a meeting place for people from all over the world so you’re sure to make some friends while you’re there. The interior is lovingly designed and the rooms are simple, clean and private. 

Address: 2-9-6 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Price: 3,000-8,000 yens

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