Courtyard by Marriott Shin-Osaka Station is a top-quality tourist hotel with spacious guest rooms and excellent facilities occupying a high-rise building beside Shin-Osaka station. This hotel has immediate access to the neighboring station and the intercity shinkansen lines that connect Osaka with the rest of Japan. This makes it the ideal location for travelers who wish to use Osaka as a base from which to explore other cities in Western Japan such as Kobe, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Himeji.
This hotel has 332 guest rooms which include standard Courtyard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, and suites with King-sized double beds, or twin single beds. Connecting rooms are also available. Guest rooms are quite and spacious and elegantly furnished with all the modern comforts.
All guest rooms have air conditioning and heating, a flat screen TV with international cable and satellite channels, a refrigerator, an electric kettle with tea making facilities, complimentary bottles of mineral water, a safety deposit box, a chair and writing desk, a hair dryer, and slippers. Bathrooms have a bathtub and shower, and are supplied with a full set of towels and complimentary toiletries including shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel. All guest rooms have free high speed wired and wireless internet access and are supplied with a Handy brand smartphone that guests can use freely during their stay.
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Breakfast & Dining
This hotel has two restaurants and a bar. Breakfast is served in the Lavarock restaurant from 6.30 to 11.00. Here guests have three breakfast options: a full American breakfast costs 2,800 yen, a continental breakfast costs 1,800 yen, and an all-you-can eat buffet breakfast costs 3,000 yen. The buffet breakfast buffet has a good mix of Japanese and Western dishes, including eggs, meat, vegetables, fresh fruit, salad, freshly baked bread, pancakes and waffles. Freshly squeezed fruit juice, coffee and tea are also available.
Lavarock is also open for lunch and dinner serving specialty burgers and steaks and bistro dishes.
On the top floor there is teppanyaki grill restaurant called Ikka-Ichiyo where guests can enjoy dinner with romantic city views.
Bar 19 is an intimate and casual cocktail bar which is also located on the top floor.
Room service is also available and staff at reception will be happy to recommend nearby restaurants.
Other Services & Facilities
Reception staff at the 24 hour front desk speak both English and Japanese. The reception staff at this hotel enjoy a wonderful reputation for their friendly, polite, and attentive service. There is also a concierge service for guests seeking help with sightseeing and entertainment queries, and restaurant or taxi reservations. Free luggage storage and currency exchange services are also available at reception.
There is a gym in the basement of the hotel which is open 24 hours a day.
Laundry, dry cleaning, and ironing services are available for a fee.
In-room massage services can be booked at reception.
Newspapers can be delivered to your room on request.
Guests who book suites and deluxe rooms on the Executive Floor have access to the Executive Lounge where they can enjoy complimentary snacks, drinks and a free continental breakfast. Cocktail Time in the Executive Lounge is from 18.30 to 21.30 and during these hours guests can enjoy free beer, wine, cocktails, and other alcoholic beverages. This lounge also has laptop computers and a printer for guests to use freely.
Valet parking is available for a fee.
Courtyard by Marriott Shin-Osaka Station is located immediately outside the north exit of Shin-Osaka Station.
Courtyard by Marriott Shin-Osaka Station Location Map
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