Imperial Hotel Osaka
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Imperial Hotel Osaka
Travel Blogs from Osaka
... to my room and had a nap. Keith and Nick who I met at the hostel in Tokyo are here in Osaka. They leave tomorrow morning, so we were trying to together later in the evening. I had to plan which direction I was going to go after Osaka/Kyoto. It made the most sense to go to Okinawa. This leg of the trip is getting very complicated. Flights are now involved in addition to accomodations and other transportation. I was looking at listings on Airbnb in Okinawa. A picture ...
... for our morning cuppa, it just means the plantation can get by with less staff. A familiar trend around the world it seems. After the tea fields we climbed up a mountain, in a jeep. I recommend it as an alternative to all that effort people generally exert to reach the top, you may not get the sense of achievement, but the view is just the same. Near the summit we visited a mossy forest, which is like the forest from the movie Avatar, but without the aliens or ...
... at the front gate, to grab our bags and show us to our room. Much like the Ryokan ( traditional Inn) we slept on futons on the floor and had low tables to kneel at, for tea. The temple grounds were perfect Zen gardens, full of waterfalls and fish ponds.
We laid about drinking green tea, listening to the rain and reading our books. Lots of people go there for relaxation and I can see why. We had to be in our room at 5.30pm on the dot as the Monks were bringing our dinner ...
... in Wakayama and watched a big tuna get sliced and diced. I also went to a beautiful garden and Shrine.
The Shrines are always very beautiful, often decorated in a bright orange. They also have these money boxes where you can make a wish. You bow once, clap twice, wish, and then finish with another bow!
Also twice this week I have visited ...
... aftermath. Despite lingering doubt by some, Cindy and I were willing to accept the risks for intense culinary and cultural rewards. The initial plans were to go immediately to Kyoto and try to catch the end of Hanami (cherry blossom) season. However, even though we started planning our itinerary weeks in advance, practically all accommodation was already fully booked. There was this one 54 bed dorm option still available but I don't ...