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Shin-Osaka Tomato Guest House Reviews

2-7-4 Nishi Nakajima, Yodogawa ku, Osaka, Japan

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14 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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I booked a bed in the female dorm but had to stay in the mixed dorm because the hostel made a mistake. The beds weren't comfortable and the top bunks didn't have curtains (which would have been nice since it was a mixed dorm!). Location was good, only about a 15 min walk from Shin Osaka station, but it was a little hard to find the first night.


Hard to find; facilities were not very clean (but can't expect much since there was only 1 staff per night). Closest we could find during the peak spring season, you get what you pay for. Worth it only you have a daily pass to travel to and fro to Kyoto/Osaka.


I love the staff they are great!!!

  • 30th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


First of all, the Hostelworld Listing is incorrect - they do NOT offer internet access, only WiFi. They do have a computer, but staff are not allowed to use it. I had to send/receive some important emails, so had to borrow computers, smartphones, and even go to an internet cafe. If had known that this hostel did not offer computer terminals, I would not have chosen it. Aside from that, it is a decent place to stay. Quiet, clean, and near a good transit hub.


Staff very nice, close to the subway station and view over the river which is very nice. You don't hav locker on the dorm but some locker on the living room if you want to secure some staff. Definitely a good hostel for a budget price!


Very nice hostel, but the living room is a little small. I like to stay at hostels and meet people and this place seemed a little more like just a nice place to stay. The location is quite good, but the directions to get there are quite difficult. Just exit the station, turn right and walk down the road until you see a Shell station on the left, cross the street and walk past the Shell station until you can't walk anymore, and the hostel is on the right.


The location of the hostel was very good only 5 minutes away from Umeda and only a few minutes walk from nishi nakajima minami gate station on the midosuji line. The facilities were also very nice and well kept.


Nice location, great price offer. good experience

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