Get ready to unwind in Osaka! Dive into our guide showcasing the best hotels with onsens for your next relaxing trip. From private suites to traditional Japanese ryokan, we’ve sorted the top spots for you. No matter your travel style or budget, there’ll be an onsen hotel in Osaka for you. Before we dive into the details, check out our top picks to jumpstart your soothing escape.

Hotels with Private Onsen Suites

  • Hilton Osaka Hotel – Their Japanese-style suites offer one of the best private onsen experiences in Osaka. The suite’s traditional bathing area is spacious and private, with an oversized tub and a separate shower. 
  • The Singulari Hotel & Skyspa – Available in two sizes, the Suites with Spa Bath create an intimate and upscale onsen experience for couples and families. Each suite features a private open-air bath and a spacious terrace with incredible views.
  • Hotel Hanshin Osaka – Unlike other hotels in the area, all the guest rooms at Hotel Hanshin Osaka come with onsen baths. However, they’re not as fancy as other suites. The rooms have simple bathtubs with natural hot spring water.

Ryokan with Private Onsen

Konjaku-So offers Ryokan-style accommodations throughout the Osaka area. Ideal for large groups, each house is designed in traditional Japanese style, with tatami mats and futon beds. For onsen lovers, each unit features a semi-open-air bath in an authentic garden setting. Here is the list of Konjaku-So’s Osaka properties.

Best Onsen Hotels for Families

  • Art Hotel Osaka Bay Tower – This is a great spot for a memorable family vacation. You’ll love the colorfully designed Family rooms that can easily sleep up to four guests. It’s connected to Bentencho Station so Universal Studios and Osaka Aquarium are a short train ride away.
  • Liber Hotel at Universal Studios Japan – The facilities here offer the right balance of fun and relaxation for all ages. With 6 beds, the Family Rooms are perfect for large families visiting Universal Studios. Unlike some hotels, Liber’s spa is family-friendly, so everyone can enjoy the onsen.
  • The Singulari Hotel & SkyspaThis is another great onsen hotel for families visiting Universal Studios. What sets it apart from other hotels is its Deluxe Family Suite with Spa Bath. It has a private open-air bath big enough for everyone.
  • OMO7 Osaka by Hoshino Resorts – Free shuttle service to and from Universal Studios makes this onsen hotel a top choice. The Omo House Suite is ideal too, with room for 6, plus a full kitchen and a dining area.

Cheapest Onsen Hotels

  • Dormy Inn Premium Osaka Kita HamaDormy Inn offers some of the cheapest rates in Osaka without skimping on the onsen experience. The Standard Double Room was a popular choice, both for its comfort and affordability. Plan your stay from December to February and rates are as low as $89 USD per night.
  • Art Hotel Osaka Bay TowerArt Hotel Osaka Bay Tower is a smart choice for travelers on a budget looking to enjoy a relaxing onsen. The Superior Rooms stood out as affordable, relaxing, and cozy. In January and February, you could pay as low as $55 USD.

Best Onsen Theme Parks in Osaka

  • Solaniwa Onsen – Located next to Art Hotel Osaka Bay Tower, Solaniwa Onsen offers a wide range of bathing facilities. Choose from open-air hot springs or private baths in a beautiful garden. After your bath, you can enjoy a soothing massage or a relaxing body treatment.
  • Spa World – Spa World Osaka is a popular spa hotel with hot spring baths from around the world. You’ll find everything from Japanese onsens to European saunas. There are hotel rooms onsite, or you can choose to stay at a hotel nearby.

1. Liber Hotel at Universal Studios Japan

Liber Hotel is one of Osaka’s best onsen hotels with its location close to Universal Studios. With room for six, the Family Rooms are the perfect retreat after a day of excitement at the theme park. The hotel’s onsen was well-reviewed for its relaxing atmosphere and incredible nighttime views. After the bath, the sauna was a favorite spot for everyone to unwind. Also, the restaurants offer something for everyone, including an international buffet and a steakhouse.

  • Guest Reviews: Good location close to Universal Studio. The room was very nice and we loved the hot spring facility.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Family Rooms
  • Address: 554-0031 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Konohana-ku Sakurajima 1-1-35, Japan

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2. Art Hotel Osaka Bay Tower

Art Hotel Osaka Bay Tower is a popular onsen hotel with train and shuttle service to Universal Studios. Solo travelers like the Sky Floor Rooms, but for groups, the Family Rooms are the best choice. Inside Osaka Bay Tower, Solaniwa Onsen offers guests a relaxing retreat at discounted rates. You’ll enjoy a private open-air bath in a beautiful Japanese garden. For incredible views, we recommend Sky 51 Buffet, with live cooking stations located on the hotel’s top floor.

  • Guest Reviews: We had an amazing night view of the city. Our room was spacious and comfortable.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Family Rooms
  • Address: 552-0007 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Mnato-ku Benten 1-2-1, Japan

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3. The Singulari Hotel & Skyspa at Universal Studios Japan

Singulari Hotel & Skyspa is a popular onsen hotel, known for its modern design and proximity to Universal Studios. Whether you’re traveling as a family or as a couple, you’ll want to book a Suite with Spa Bath. You’ll love the open-air bath and outdoor terrace, both with views of Osaka’s waterfront. For a truly Japanese onsen experience, Skyspa, the hotel’s rooftop spa got rave reviews. No matter what time of day, guests loved the rejuvenating waters, relaxing atmosphere, and incredible views.

  • Guest Reviews: The room and the spa were amazing. Great location close to Universal Studio.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suites with Spa Bath
  • Address: 554-0024 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Konohana-ku Shimaya 6-2-25, Japan

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4. Super Hotel Premier Osaka Hommachi Hot Springs

With a prime location close to Hommachi Station, this hotel is among the best in Osaka with onsen. Guests noted the compact rooms, but the Hollywood Twin had the best reviews for its comfort and coziness. With separate facilities for men and women, you’ll find the natural hot springs in a beautiful garden setting. The bath opens in the afternoon and is available overnight. In the morning there’s a Japanese and Western breakfast buffet, and in the evening free drinks are available in the lobby.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was nice and comfortable and the onsen facilities were excellent. The breakfast was delicious.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Hollywood Twin Rooms
  • Address: 550-0005 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Nishi-ku Nishihonmachi 1-5-10, Japan
  • Other Locations: Osaka Spa, Osaka Tennoji, Namba Shinsaibashi

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5. Dormy Inn Premium Osaka Kitahama

The onsen experience at Dormy Inn Premium is a hit with guests. Its rooftop bath offers a relaxing soak and sauna, both stand-out features compared to other hotels. It’s also open overnight, so you can enjoy it at your convenience. With two beds and a host of amenities, the Twin Rooms are the best choice for most guests. You can choose a breakfast buffet, while evenings include complimentary drinks and snacks.

  • Guest Reviews: The onsen here was fabulous. Great Japanese breakfast and a good location with lots of good restaurants nearby.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Twin Rooms
  • Address: 541-0043 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Koraibashi 1-6-7, Japan
  • Other Locations: Namba ANNEX, Namba

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6. Osaka Hinode Hotel Nipponbashi

The Onsen experience at Osaka Hinode Hotels is another popular option, especially with families. Besides the large public bath, they offer private onsens, where groups can relax away from other guests. There’s a good variety of rooms to ensure all guests are catered to. If you have kids under 12, they stay and eat for free. Besides the breakfast buffet, guests can enjoy some free goodies every afternoon. Starting at 3pm, they have nice perks like ice cream, beer, sake, and even cocktails.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was comfortable. The best benefit was the free amenities, beer, ice cream, and soft drinks.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Triple Rooms
  • Address: 556-0003 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Naniwa-ku Ebisunishi 1-2-10, Japan

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7. Onyado Nono Namba Natural Hot Spring

Due to its prime location close to Dotonbori and Namba Shopping Street, this is one of Osaka’s most convenient onsen hotels. For a true Japanese experience, book a room with tatami floors and comfortable futons. The hotel spa is the main attraction with an indoor bath, a semi-open-air bath, and a dry sauna. They’re open overnight so you can enjoy a soak whenever you arrive. While the hotel serves a great Japanese breakfast, several restaurants are nearby in Dotonbori.

  • Guest Reviews: We loved the onsen with multiple baths. Very nice sauna.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Quadruple Rooms
  • Address: 542-0073 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Nipponbashi 1-4-18, Japan

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8. Hotel Keihan Universal Tower

With a prime location close to Universal Studios, Hotel Keihan is another top onsen hotel for visitors. They have rooms for couples and groups of up to five. After a day at the park, it’s time to relax at the natural hot springs on the 31st floor. Soak your body in the bath’s warm water while enjoying spectacular views of Osaka at night. Guests raved about the sky restaurant buffet, with a variety of dishes, plus your favorite wine and cocktails.

  • Guest Reviews: The location was great, so close to Universal Studio. Our room had a great view and the hot springs were wonderful.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Comfort Quadruple Rooms
  • Address: 554-0024 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Konohana-ku Shimaya 6-2-45, Japan

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9. Osaka Ryokan Kuramoto

At Osaka Ryokan Kuramoto, guests love the Japanese-style vibe and authentic onsen experience. Their rooms offer the hospitality only a ryokan can provide, with plenty of space, tatami floors, and soft futon beds. The soothing hot spring is a blend of relaxation and tradition that other local hotels can’t match. For your convenience, it’s open early morning and throughout the evening. Guests raved about the authentic cuisine, including set Japanese breakfasts and a choice of kaiseki dinners.

  • Guest Reviews: The room exceeded our expectations and the baths were so relaxing.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese-Style Family Rooms
  • Address: 542-0082 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Shimanouchi 2-11-7, Japan

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10. Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka

Onsen enthusiasts love this hotel for its art-deco style that sets it apart from other hotels. Most rooms are quite basic, but they do have a good range to accommodate couples and groups. For a minimal charge, guests can relax at Spa Trinite, a natural hot spring on the 16th floor. You’ll want to unwind in the hot tub, open-air bath, or sauna. Located on the 15th floor, Escale offers French cuisine and stunning views, while Zuientei serves Japanese in a modern setting.

  • Guest Reviews: There was a nice view of Osaka from our room. Great breakfast buffet and the spa was amazing.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Luxury Twin Rooms
  • Address: 540-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Shiromi 2-2-22, Japan

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11. Hotel Hanshin Osaka

Hotel Hanshin Osaka is an onsen retreat located close to both Fukushima and Osaka Stations. What sets them apart from other hotels is every room features a natural hot spring bath. Guests can also enjoy a public bathing area, with open-air baths, hot tubs, and a sauna. Some guests mentioned the rooms were small, but the Superior Twin rooms were well-reviewed as spacious and comfortable. Restaurant options, include buffets, Chinese, and Japanese restaurants.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was quiet and spacious. Loved the water in our bath that came from the onsen.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior Twin Rooms
  • Address: 553-0082 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Fukushima-ku Fukushima 5-6-16, Japan

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12. Fourz Hotel Kintetsu Osaka-Namba

This is a popular onsen hotel, close to Dotonbori, Namba Shopping Street and the Glico Man sign. Visitors raved about the location, since its close to bars, restaurants, and nightlife. Some commented the rooms were too small, but guests thought the Standard Rooms were larger than expected. The 15th-floor public bath has all the essential amenities. You’ll love the water’s rejuvenating powers after a day of work or sightseeing.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was quite large by Japanese standards. Close to everything we wanted to see – the onsen was a bonus.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Standard Rooms
  • Address: 542-0076 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Namba 2-4-2, Japan

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13. OMO7 Osaka by Hoshino Resorts

OMO7 Osaka offers a variety of sightseeing options, including a free shuttle service to Universal Studio. With 5 beds and a fully equipped kitchen, Omo house is perfect for groups or families. For a small fee, you can enjoy OMO7’s refreshing onsen and hot tub. Guests were thrilled with the late evening hours. For dining, the breakfast buffet and dinner are fabulous.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was comfortable and modern. The onsen was refreshing and the nightly fireworks show was awesome.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: OMO House
  • Address: 556-0003 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, 3-16-30 Ebisu-nishi, Naniwa-ku, Japan

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Osaka Hotels Map

Find More Hotels in Osaka

Best Osaka Rooms

Osaka Onsen HotelsBest Rooms
Liber HotelFamily Rooms
Art Hotel Osaka Bay TowerFamily Rooms
The Singulari Hotel & SkyspaSuites with Spa Bath
Super Hotel Premier Osaka HommachiHollywood Twin Rooms
Dormy Inn Premium Osaka KitahamaTwin Rooms
Osaka Hinode Hotel NipponbashiTriple Rooms
Onyado Nono NambaQuadruple Rooms
Hotel Keihan Universal TowerComfort Quadruple Rooms
Osaka Ryokan KuramotoJapanese-Style Family Rooms
Hotel Monterey La Soeur OsakaLuxury Twin Rooms
Hotel Hanshin OsakaSuperior Twin Rooms
Fourz Hotel Kintetsu Osaka-NambaStandard Rooms
OMO7 Osaka by Hoshino ResortsOMO House
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