First travel for 2020! It’s late but belated happy new year, and happy Chinese new year!
The last time we were in Osaka was 2012, so it has been a while since we were back. I’ve checked the rates for the hotel where we stayed before and it was soo expensive 😭.
I took my time finding good hotels in the same area where we stayed before and stumbled upon this gem!
I booked our hotel through Agoda.
Agoda link: Ookini Hotel Dotonbori
We were supposed to use the train to our hotel but unfortunately, our flight got delayed. My dad and I were planning to take the midnight bus, lucky for us Cebu Pacific provided free bus service for everyone. This was the first time we’ve experienced it and we were very thankful.
*ps. if you are thinking about whether you need to buy an ICOCA card to go around Osaka, you don’t. We used our Suica card from our previous trip to Tokyo and it works around Osaka (even in Kyoto and Kobe).
Upon arrival at Kansai International Airport, there’s usually a lot of Nintendo posters or pop-ups.
When you book your stay at Ookini Hotels Dotonbori Apartment, you will check-in by yourself. Don’t worry as the company will message you very detailed and specific “HOW TO” days before your trip.
How to go to the closest station:
Nippombashi Station option line and station codes:
How we went to the airport from our place:
all photos taken using an iPhone / Fujifilm X-T20 18-55 mm
Watch my Osaka Travel Film here!
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