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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

25000 jpy for one night in a tiny double room, full of dust, smelly and not clean at all. Never seen something like this in Japan. Absurd price for an awful place. Don't come here. Trip advisor should never put these kind of places in its listings.

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アパホテル天王寺駅前, Front Clerk at APA Hotel Tennoji Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for review. We apologize we did not be able to make you comfortable with us. Our room rate is change every day. Unfortunately it was expensive at the day when you stayed. Please let us know about the problem when you stay. We would like to try to solve the problem as much as possible. Sincerely yours; Clerk... More 

Paranaque, Philippines
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23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We chose this hotel because of it's location -- it's close to the station and convenience stores. However, the rooms are really small and cramped for two people. The dining area space was also small, but the breakfast was decent enough--if you want something quick and easy. Coming from a really good hotel in Tokyo, we were disappointed with the... More 

1 Thank Lisa L
アパホテル天王寺駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Tennoji Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our hotel. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with location. We appreciate your review and hope to see you again. More 

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Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stayed for 3 nights. The size of semi double room is no difference to other similar business hotel in Japan. Clean and neat but the desk is very tiny that it is difficult to put all my personal stuff on it. However, the size of TV is comparatively big with limited choice of TV station. The location of hotel is... More 

1 Thank Anderson L
アパホテル天王寺駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Tennoji Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at our hotel. We are glad that we could support your trip in Japan. Tennoji is one of the suitable places to stay for tourists. We can very easily go from Tennoji to KITA Area[Osaka sta.&Umeda] ,MINAMI Area[Namba&Shinsaibashi],Kansai Airport,Itami Airport,and more in Osaka. Furthermore, This hotel is located near the Shinsekai of tourist spot. We... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

When most Google best areas to stay in Osaka, you're almost always pointed to tge JR Osaka Station vicinity. I choose the Tennoji downtown area on my many visits to Osaka for not only quick connectivity to Kyoto and Kansai Intl. Airport (JR Haruka Express connects with Tennoji directly) - but for the atmosphere the southern downtown area provides. Yes... More 

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アパホテル天王寺駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Tennoji Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at APAHOTEL. In addition, thank you for having a good feeling toward manner of the staff. I saw your review and understood that you know a lot about Tennoji area. You can easily go to Kyoto and Nara where you can feel Japanese culture from Tennoji and can go to Kansai Airport about 50 minutes. There... More 

Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I've used to stay in business hotels in Japan, I can understand that most of them are small room size, and I did stayed in the same APA hotel group hotels a few times before but I still feel that the room was smaller than I expected, if you are planning to buy lots of stuff during your stay, think... More 

3 Thank EdwardWong
Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I booked the room for me and my husband, I book a double room for 2 people which was a big mistake! The double room had so little space that our language took up all the walking/standing space in the room! My advise - always book twin room for 2 people, the room will have a little more space! Apart... More 

1 Thank Mariik
Geneva, Switzerland
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156 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I booked this hotel for the first night after a long-haul flight from Europe arriving in the morning. It turned out that the check-in time is 3pm and they would not let me in my room, although the hotel was clearly not full. The first time that this happened to me. The room I got was so small that I... More 

2 Thank thoiry01
Sydney, Australia
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94 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Even by Japanese standards the room was small. We still had room for everything, but it was a squeeze. I like firm beds but, despite the bed featuring in their advertisements, it was like sleeping on a plank of wood. The room was also overly hot, as the Japanese seem to like but we don't. Don't forget to switch on... More 

5 Thank allrite
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Tennoji is one of the main transport hubs in Osaka. It's convenient for sightseeing around Osaka and travel to Wakayama or the airport. The hotel is near the station & shopping on one side, interesting Shinsekai with yummy food on the other side, and the Tennoji park/zoo/museum behind. Like the other reviews mention, rooms are small but clean and with... More 

3 Thank Kingdomnoko
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Great location (maybe a 5-minute walk from Tennoji station) so great for both JR line and Osaka metro. Beds pretty uncomfortable (unless you like very very firm beds) and no real view to speak of either (train tracks and a glimpse of park). Staff spoke decent English. Room was as small as you should expect in Japan.

2 Thank ElPoterero

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Additional Information about APA Hotel Tennoji Ekimae

Address: 1-4-11 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-0052, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Price Range: £59 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — APA Hotel Tennoji Ekimae 3*
Number of rooms: 177
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“Get a room not facing the station”
 of 5 bubbles thoiry01, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“North side overlooks train station, not very noisy though.”
 of 5 bubbles ElPoterero, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Hotel is close to JRline and subway, lots of shopping and restaurants in the vicinity”
 of 5 bubbles 856mariannem, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“semi double room is a little bit small if you don have many bag it's ok”
 of 5 bubbles JowMoonlover, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“If you can get a room facing the zoo!”
 of 5 bubbles BradyE_KY, 18 Oct 2012 | Read review
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