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Music & Coffee Hostel LnK (LODGING & KIN)

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

HOSTEL&BAR LnK is a place where you can relax and enjoy an authentic Osakan experience. Upon setting foot into my inn, you’ll immediately feel at home in this cozy space. I pay close attention to details, and I hope that you’ll be able to enjoy the things that I’m passionate about: indie music, camping, freshly-ground coffee, and beer. This hostel was recently designed and built from scratch, so I guarantee that the amenities and facilities will make this a suitable second home for you. I’m also more than happy to help you find your way to any location in and around Osaka; whatever your interests, I can give you top-notch recommendations if you need any guidance.

I hope that you’ll visit and create unforgettable moments here with your fellow travelers.

My Guesthouse Story

In September 2016, I quit my job as a salesman, and I established HOSTEL&BAR LnK (Lodging & Kin). My guests usually ask me why I started this business in Osaka instead of Tokyo. The reason is because my hostel’s architect/designer was living in Osaka. He was kind to me, and his stylish designs were really appealing. We became as close as brothers, so I chose to establish my hostel here in Osaka. My next dream is to make more guesthouses around Japan with him.

Nearby Key Locations

- 15 minutes to Dotonbori (Namba) area on foot
- 15 minutes to Used (Osaka station) area by train
- 30 minutes to Universal Studios Japan by train
- 35 minutes to Kaiyukan (aquarium) by train
- 40 minutes to Kansai International Airport (KIX) by train.

*Hostel Information*

This is a smaller hostel with a maximum capacity of just 15 people. If you’re wanting to meet other travelers while also having a quiet space to call your own, this is the place for you. I serve a traditional Japanese breakfast to my guests every morning, so you can always rest assured that you’ll wake up to a delicious meal.

Room Types

We have 4 rooms here.

1. Mixed dorm for 6 people (2 bunk beds and 2 single bed)
2. Female-only dorm for 4 people (2 bunk beds)
3. Private room for 2 people (1 bunk bed)
4. Private room for 2 people (Japanese tatami room with traditional Japanese-style futon beds).

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, power outlets, and ample space for your luggage. Shared rooms have privacy curtains around the beds, along with a space to hang your clothes.. I also provide speedy Wi-fi throughout the hostel.

This hostel has two brand-new private showers and a shared sink space. Towels are available for rent if desired.

Reception and Hostel Policies

Check-in: 4 PM-11 PM
Check-out: until 11AM

- Check-in after 11 PM is unfortunately not allowed. If you are arriving at Kansai International Airport after 9:30 PM, you’ll have to book another place for your first night.

- Upon checking in, you’ll be provided with a passcode that allows you to enter the hostel anytime, day or night.

- Guest rooms are located on the upper floor with NO elevator available. I’ll be happy to carry your luggage upstairs if you require assistance.

- Quiet hours are from 11 PM - 7 AM. Please be considerate of the shared spaces.

- Bed-sharing of adults is not accepted. Please book one bed per person. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 Nov 2019
    The place was amazing and the host was super friendly. Great location near the main train stations of osaka. Great coffee too!!
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Oct 2019
    Our stay (24M, 22F, 25M) was fantastic! Takafumi has amazing suggestions for places to go to in Osaka, and he makes great coffee! Can’t wait to stay again
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    19 Nov 2019
    Had a nice quiet stay at Coffee & Music Hostel LnK. Great interiors, clean bathrooms and good coffee.
    Philippines, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    30 Oct 2019
    Fantastic hostel in a convenient (but also quiet) part of central Osaka. Owner is super friendly, offering very thoughtful recommendations for meals / activities etc. and makes a great cup of coffee in the morning. Will definitely be back when next in Osaka!
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Dec 2019
    This Hostel is in a great location; you have quick access to the train station and it's just a few minutes walk from Nipponbashi (lots of anime). As for the hostel itself, it's well kept, and very low key. The place itself is manned by the owner. He's a great guy! Every morning I went down for breakfast and he made something different every time.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 Oct 2019
    This is a great hostel if you're not looking for a raucous time but the downside is the lack of social outlets. You do get to meet other guests when Taka, the owner, makes you free breakfast and coffee in the morning, which is ace! Because Taka solely mans the hostel, it's open at odd times (the hostel is closed 12pm–4pm so don't expect to leave your luggage between those times without making prior arrangements) but he gives great recommendations and was very helpful and welcoming
    Malaysia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Jan 2020
    Lovely spot. I would stay again. Nice breakfast and good coffee. Bed comfortable. Not busy during me stay, but there is a little bar also.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Oct 2019
    Awesome hostel that is walking distance to Namba and Dotonbori. The free breakfast and coffee every morning was awesome, and the host was very helpful in recommending what to see and eat. Would definitely stay again!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    08 Oct 2019
    Small hostel, not much of a social atmosphere, but it works well to travel around because it’s around a 10m walk to the trains! Dotonburi and Namba is also walkable too. The owner/staff is just one guy, which is why it’s small! The hours are a little inconvenient to come/go but he is very accommodating! I got there early and was able to drop my bags off so I could explore bag-free. And then he accommodated a late check in later on and was very responsive.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    23 Nov 2019
    Enjoyed staying at this hostel, good calm atmosphere away from Osaka. As advertised it is about 10-minute walk from transport, facilities are clean and the staff are really nice. Unfortunately did not make breakfast any day but it is generous of them to offer. Very calm environment, not really a place to meet people in the common room but this may have been because we missed breakfast. Good value for the amenities.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Towels Not Included
Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
Entertainment
  • Board Games


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