Looking for a unique stay in Osaka? With our guide to Osaka’s best themed hotels, your visit will be anything but ordinary. From Japanese-style rentals to affordable themed rooms, there’s something for everyone. We’ll explore ryokans, love hotels, and capsule hotels to help you find the perfect spot. Get ready to discover Osaka’s best rooms with your favorite themes, but first, here’s a look at our top picks.

Quick Summary

  • Pokémon Rooms – If you’re looking for Pokémon rooms for your kids, look no further than Mimaru Osaka Namba North. The Pokémon Room features twin beds and bunk beds. Everything is themed including the dinner plates, artwork, stuffed toys, and bedding.
  • Minions Rooms – For the best Minion-themed rooms in Osaka, check out the Apartments at Orange House. It has artwork on the walls and Minion plush toys hanging from the ceilings. Also, the jungle-themed Suites at Hotel Jungle fun fun have Minions mixed in with the decor.
  • Love Hotels – Themed rooms can turn a rendezvous at your Osaka Love Hotel into a fun and extraordinary experience. Hotel Public Jam’s VW Room is the most unique with an in-room car, light post, and wall mirrors by the bed. At Hotel Lotus Umeda, the room’s one-of-a-kind Asian wall art adds a little magic to the romance.
  • Ryokan The Japanese Suite at Hilton Osaka offers the best ryokan experience. You’ll find tatami floors, futon beds, and a separate bathing area. Ritz-Carlton’s Japanese Suite is much the same, but there’s a stone tub in the bath.
  • Capsule HotelsNinja & Geisha’s rooms are small and affordable, but the Ninja and Geisha wall art makes them a popular choice. Book and Bed Tokyo Shinbashi is another unique hotel. The rooms are comfortable, but the book theme in the public area adds to the experience.

Osaka Themed Rental Homes: Konjaku-So

Take your Osaka vacation to the next level with one of Konjaku-So’s themed rental homes. Best for large groups, these 3, 4, and 5-bedroom homes blend traditional Japanese and modern amenities. You’ll find authentic gardens, bathing areas, hot tubs, modern kitchens, and home theaters. And they’re close to tourist areas, including Universal Studios, Osaka Castle, and Dotonbori.

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Cheapest Themed Rooms

  • Ninja & GeishaNinja & Geisha’s Male and Female Rooms are some of the cheapest in Osaka. The amenities are basic, but you’ll love the Ninja or Geisha themed decor. Rates are reasonable throughout the year. Last-minute deals can sometimes drop to $19 USD per night.
  • Henn na Hotel Osaka NambaThe themed rooms may be some of the lowest priced in Osaka, but you’ll love the experience. From the quirky robot check-in to the Family Room’s dinosaur decor, you would expect to pay a lot more. During low season, rates can drop to $102 USD per night.

1. Mimaru Osaka Namba North

Mimaru Osaka is one of the city’s best themed hotels, close to Namba’s shopping and dining district. With bunk beds and kitchens, the rooms are perfect for families, but the Pokémon Room is everyone’s favorite. From the stuffed Snorlax on the bed to the themed dinner plates, everything is Pokémon. Plus, there are free novelty gifts for guests hidden inside the room. They also have a lobby play area for kids.

  • Guest Review: Nice large room, our kids loved the bunk beds. Great kid’s play area in the lobby!
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Pokémon Room
  • Address: 550-0015 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Nishi-ku, Minamihorie 1-2-10, Japan

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2. Henn na Hotel Osaka Namba

Henn na Hotel is a themed hotel known for its high-tech features, like dinosaur robots at check-in. The Family Rooms are small but popular, especially the dinosaur and Takoyaki octopus themes. Guests love the Triple Room with the talking, singing, and dancing robot. Visitors liked the location, close to Dotonbori and the famous Gilco Man sign. However, the breakfast is disappointing, with small portions and poor quality.

  • Guest Review: The check-in and check-out with dinosaurs was awesome. The room was small but comfortable.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Triple Rooms
  • Address: 542-0086 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Nishishinsaibashi 2-10-16, Japan

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3. W Hotel

Offering a chic and vibrant design, W Hotel is a top pick for unique stays. For an extraordinary experience, we recommend the Larger King Suite with 90-degree city views. You’ll love the ultra-modern theme, with custom designs and an in-room neon lightbox. Some reviews noted the suite was pricey, but the experience was well worth it. Guests enjoyed the hotel’s 5-star amenities from the buffet breakfast to the pool and spa.

  • Guest Review: Great room with really fun decor. We loved the lounge and the DJ, breakfast was good too.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Larger Suite
  • Address: 542-0081 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Minami Semba 4-1-3, Japan

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4. The Lively Osaka Honmachi

With its hip and contemporary vibe, The Lively is a fun alternative to other nearby hotels. Everyone stays here for the Theater Rooms. The rooms may be small, but a 100-inch screen and reclining beds offer a cinema-like experience. Reviewers enjoyed the free beer happy hour, and the rooftop bar was a popular nightspot. Visitors liked the made-to-order breakfast but mentioned it needed more variety.

  • Guest Review:  The free beer and live music were great. The Theater Room was nice, but it needed a bigger bed.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Theater Rooms
  • Address: 541-0054 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku, Minami-Honmachi 1-5-11, Japan

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5. Ninja & Geisha

Ninja & Geisha is a Japanese-themed capsule hotel with separate floors for men and women. The capsules are well-reviewed for their size and affordability. But what guests really loved were the individual Geisha and Ninja-themed wall designs. The lounge area is a great spot to hang out and socialize. While the hotel is a bit out of the way, nearby Awaji station makes it easy to get around.

  • Guest Review: I liked the individually decorated capsules. It was too far from Osaka’s main tourist areas.
  • Star Rating: 2 stars
  • Best Rooms: Male & Female Rooms
  • Address: 533-0023 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, 4-33-6 Higashiawaji, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Japan

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6. Book and Bed Tokyo Shinsaibashi

Close to Shinsiabashi station, this book-themed hotel offers guests a delightful stay. Some mentioned small rooms, but the Superior Rooms were a nice surprise. With double beds, they are comfortable and spacious. The room decor isn’t much, but waking up surrounded by books is a unique experience. The onsite cafe is excellent, especially the coffee.

  • Guest Review: The Superior Room was surprisingly spacious. Loved the cafe’s coffee and breakfast sandwich.
  • Star Rating: 2 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior Rooms
  • Address: 542-0083 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo-ku Higashishinsaibashi 1-19-11 Unagitani Square 3F, Japan

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7. La’gent Hotel Osaka Bay

La’gent Osaka Bay is a family-friendly themed hotel close to Universal Studios Japan. The cartoon and animal-themed Deluxe Rooms are ideal for groups large and small. Colorfully decorated with wall art, stuffed animals, and bunk beds, they’re a hit with kids and adults. The breakfast buffet was well-reviewed, but guests felt it was overpriced. Some mentioned traffic noise, but its proximity to Universal was worth the inconvenience.

  • Guest Review: Great location close to Universal Studios. Our kids loved the bunk beds and decor.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe Rooms
  • Address: 554-0031 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Konohana-ku Sakurajima 1-1-57 , Japan

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8. Hilton Osaka Hotel

Hilton Hotel Osaka is a top hotel, known for its traditional and elegant Japanese themes. For an authentic stay, we recommend the Japanese Suite. It has tatami floors, futon beds, paper screens, and a separate bathing area. The prime location near Osaka station makes it easy for guests to explore the city. Some thought the hotel was too pricey, but for an authentic experience, it was well worth it.

  • Guest Review: Good location next to Osaka station. Great breakfast, but it gets crowded after 9am.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese Suite
  • Address: 530-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Kita-ku Umeda 1-8-8, Japan 

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9. Orange House

The Orange House stands out for its playfully designed apartments and welcoming atmosphere. All the apartments feature a Minions theme and cater to different family sizes. The largest apartment has a roof garden area. But they all have wall-to-wall minions, all hanging from the ceiling and lounging on the beds. Previous guests were pleased that central Osaka and Universal were easily accessible by train.

  • Guest Review: Fun family-friendly apartment, the kids loved the Minions theme. The pool and rooftop terrace were great too.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Balcony Apartment
  • Address: 551-0002 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Taishoku Sangenyahigashi 1-21-14, Japan

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10. Hotel Jungle fun fun

Hotel Jungle fun fun is a jungle-themed hotel close to Osaka and Universal Studios. Each Apartment and Suite are well-equipped, with bunk beds, kitchens, and washing machines. You’ll love the colorful Jungle decor, with stuffed wild animals and Minions too. Visitors raved about the convenient location. Universal Studios was a short train ride plus there are lots of shops and restaurants nearby.

  • Guest Review: Universal Studios and Osaka are easily accessible by train. Kids loved the minions and the bunk beds.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe Suite
  • Address: 554-0012 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, 1−4−16, Japan

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11. Osaka Ukiyoe Ryokan

Osaka Ukiyoe Ryokan is one of the more affordable ryokans, known for its decor and attention to detail. They have rooms that cater 4 to 6 guests. You’ll love the design, especially the woodblock prints, tatami floors, and futon beds. The train and metro stations make it easy to get around and it’s also close to shops and restaurants.

  • Guest Review: We loved the traditional Japanese-style room. Great location close to amenities and restaurants.
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese Style Rooms
  • Address: 550-0005 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, 西区西本町1丁目3‐1, Japan 

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12. The Ritz-Carlton Osaka

Blending Japanese charm and modern luxury, Ritz-Carlton is tops among Osaka’s themed hotels. For the best themed room, have a look at the Japanese Suite. It’s the most authentic, with tatami floors, futon beds, and a stone bath. In terms of food on site, Hanagatami is our favorite, known for its Kaiseki and Teppanyaki meals. They also have a fitness area with pools, baths, saunas, and jacuzzis.

  • Guest Review: Well-appointed room with a great view. The French restaurant was excellent, but the breakfast was disappointing.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese Suite
  • Address: 530-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Kita-ku Umeda 2-5-25, Japan

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Osaka Hotels Map

Find More Osaka Hotels

Best Osaka Themed Rooms

Osaka HotelsBest Rooms
Mimaru Osaka Namba NorthPokémon Room
Henn na Hotel Osaka NambaTriple Rooms
W HotelLarger Suite
The Lively Osaka HonmachiTheater Rooms
Ninja & GeishaMale & Female Rooms
Book and Bed Tokyo ShinsaibashiSuperior Rooms
La’gent Hotel Osaka BayDeluxe Rooms
Hilton Osaka HotelJapanese Suite
Orange HouseBalcony Apartment
Hotel Jungle fun funDeluxe Suite
Osaka Ukiyoe RyokanJapanese Style Rooms
The Ritz-Carlton OsakaJapanese Suite
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