ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka is a comfortable hotel with spacious guest rooms, friendly staff, and excellent dining facilities. The hotel is convenient for the bars, clubs, and restaurants of the Kitashinchi entertainment district and it also has easy access to the Keihan Nakanoshima Line via Oebashi Station. This makes a trip into the center of neighboring Kyoto very accessible. This hotel was completely renovated in 2008.
This hotel has single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, and “universal rooms” which are suitable for wheelchair users. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
All rooms have free Wi-Fi internet access, and are supplied with a TV, a writing desk, an electric kettle and tea making facilities, a refrigerator and mini-bar, a trouser press, nightwear and slippers. Bathrooms are supplied with hand soap, body soap, shampoo, conditioner, shaving razors, toothbrush sets, cotton swabs, combs and hair brushes, a hair dryer, and a full set of towels.
On the 19th – 23rd floors are the Club Rooms which have superior amenities, and stunning city views. Club Room guests have access to the Club Lounge with free drinks, snacks, and light meals as well as access to the Business Booth which has computers and printers.
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Breakfast & Dining
Ana Crown Plaza Osaka has six restaurants, two bars, a café lounge, and a bakery. These are as follows:
Cafe in the Park on the 1st floor is a seasonal buffet restaurant with an open kitchen serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and dessert.
Open: 6.00 – 14.30 & 17.30 – 22.00
Tankuma Kitamise on the 6th floor is a Kyoto style kaiseki restaurant serving high grade multi-course meals. This restaurant also has a separate counter for sushi and tempura.This restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Open: 6.30 – 14.00 & 17.30 – 21.00
Dojima in the basement is a teppanyaki style steel griddle restaurant serving freshly grilled steaks, seafood and crisp, fresh, seasonal mountain vegetables. This restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
Open: 11.30 – 14.30 & 17.30 -21.30
Karin on the 6th floor serves modern Chinese and traditional Cantonese cuisine in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. This restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
Open: 11.30 – 14.30 & 17.30 -21.30
Maison Tateru Yoshino on the 2nd floor is a French restaurant named after its Michelin starred head chef. This restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
Open: 11.30 – 14.30 & 18.00 -21.30
Shunka Shuto on the 2nd floor is a kushiage restaurant serving deep fried skewered meat and vegetables for lunch and dinner.
Open: 11.30 – 14.30 & 17.00 -21.30
The Lobby Lounge is a café space on the 1st floor serving tea, coffee, wine, cakes, and light appetizers.
Open: 10.00 – 21.00
The Library Bar is a sophisticated British style bar on the 2nd floor.
Open: 17.00 – 24.00
Club 24 – European Sky Lounge is a bar on the 24th floor with a great range of cocktails, wines, spirits and light meals.
Open: 20.00 – 24.00 (Last entry 23.00)
Delica Shop on the 1st floor is a takeout bakery selling cakes, pastries, and other confectionary delights.
Open: 11.00 – 21.00
A buffet breakfast is available in two restaurants: at the 1st floor Café in the Park, and at the 6th floor Japanese restaurant Tankuma Kitamise. Café in the Park serves a good mix of Western and Japanese style breakfast foods with lots of healthy fruit and vegetables between 6.00 and 10.30. Breakfast here costs 2,400yen for adults, 1,950 yen for those over 65 years of age, and 1,300 yen for children under 6 years of age. At Tankuma Kitamise you can get a typical Japanese selection of rice, fish, miso soup, pickles and other side dishes for 2,400 yen between 6.30 and 10.00.
Services & Facilities
Staff at this hotel can speak Chinese, English, and Korean as well as Japanese.
There is a Business Center with 2 computers that guests can use to access the internet 24 hours a day. Printing, copying and scanning services are also available here. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in all of the public areas of the hotel.
There is a 24 hour Fitness Room with exercise equipment on the 5th floor. This is free to use for all hotel guests over the age of 20.
This hotel also has a swimming pool, spa, and sauna which is open from 7.00 till 21.00 with last entry at 20.00. The pool, spa, and sauna are only free for ANA club members. If you are not a club member then the charge is 1,500 yen each time you use the facilities. A variety of massage services are also available at the spa.
Same day laundry and dry cleaning services are available.
Parking is available for 140 vehicles for 2,000 yen per night.
Ana Crowne Plaza Osaka is a 13 minute walk south of JR Osaka Station. Kitashinchi Station on the JR Tozai Line is an 8 minute walk from the hotel. Oebashi Station on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line is just 5 minutes away.
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Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.