Harmonie Embrassee Osaka is a modern boutique hotel on the upper floors of the Chaska Chayamachi Building. This building also contains a separate residential condominium and a bookshop. The exterior building is a strikingly angular concrete structure designed by the world famous architect Tadao Ando. Inside however, the hotel offers old style standards of elegant decor, luxurious comfort, and professional service.
Each floor of the hotel has four distinct room designs from which to choose, each with a differing color scheme. The “Ever White” room is an elegant space decorated in white and beige. The popular “Black Tea” room has stylishly modern black, white and silver decor. The “Dolce Vita” is a luxurious room colored in champagne gold, dark brown, and white. The “Petit Trianon” has a refined interior shaded in white, beige and warm grey. Most of these rooms have twin beds except for the “Ever White” room which has one king sized bed. All the rooms are very spacious and have their own balconies.
All guest rooms are supplied with nightwear, a refrigerator, a mini-bar, an LCD TV with video on demand, a DVD player, a combined humidifier and air purifier, and a Nespresso machine.
The bathrooms are supplied with the following amenities: bath towels, face towels, soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, bath salts, toothbrushes, hair brushes, razors, cotton buds, bathrobes, slippers, and a hair dryer.
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Harmonie Embrassee Osaka has two dining venues on the 10th floor: the restaurant Rayon, and the café Allon-sy.
Rayon is a French style fine dining venue with an elegant interior, an open kitchen, and tall windows with panoramic views.
Breakfast: 7.00 – 12.00 (Last entry: 11.00)
Lunch: 12.00 – 16.00 (Last orders at 15.00 on weekdays or at 16.00 on weekends & holidays)
Dinner: 17.00 – 22.00 (Last orders: 21.00)
Allon-sy is a casual café/bar with a garden terrace in which you can enjoy coffee or tea, wine or beer, and a variety of tasty appetizers and desserts.
Daytime: 11.00 – 18.00
Bar time: 18.00 – 22.00 (Last orders: 21.00)
Services & Facilities
This hotel has a 24 hour front desk and multi-lingual staff who will be happy to help you with enquiries and restaurant or taxi bookings. A laundry and dry cleaning service is also available.
There is a Maruzen bookshop in the same building as the hotel which has English language books on its 6th floor. The bookshop entrance is on the ground floor.
Harmonie Embrassee Osaka is an 11 minute walk east of Osaka Station and a 6 minute walk from Hankyu Umeda Station. The hotel entrance is via the covered car park. On your arrival courteous top hatted ushers will direct you to an elevator in the ground floor foyer, and send you to the reception on the 10th floor.
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Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.