Review: The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka


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Osaka is the gateway to western Japan, blending centuries-old history with modern architecture, nightlife, and delicious street food. The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka, is a stunning five-star hotel that combines the elegance of an English manor house with the subtle beauty of Japanese detail.

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The award-winning Ritz-Carlton, Osaka, brings modern elegance to a city with more than 15 centuries of history. The hotel lies within the city center’s prestigious Umeda district.

The hotel is 60 minutes by an airport limousine bus from Kansai International Airport, 30 minutes by an airport limousine bus from Osaka Airport and 15 minutes taxi ride from Jr Shin-Osaka Station.

Style & Character

Lying within Japan’s Water Capital, the hotel’s redesigned accommodations infuse an urban design with 18th-century British style. The resulting decor is traditional, classic and charming and the views from this hotel are magnificent!


The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka, offers a variety of rooms and suites with city views and spacious marble bathrooms. If you’re staying in an Executive Club Superior or Deluxe Room or one of the Suites, you have access to the Executive Lounge where you can enjoy breakfast with an incredible view of the city.

Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Club Level is often referred to as a “hotel within a hotel.” Located on the 34th floor, The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge is an exclusive space for guests to work or play while enjoying spectacular views of the Osaka skyline.

This newly renovated Club Lounge consists of five areas: the entrance, the living room area, the bar, the dining area and the food presentation area. With five daily culinary presentations throughout the day, club guests can enjoy refined cuisine, unique experiential activities or simply unwind.

Club room and suite guests enjoy a dedicated Club concierge service. Guests may also enjoy a complimentary limousine drop-off service within the immediate JR Osaka station area.

Service & Facilities

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Osaka bridges 18th-century English charm with Japanese artistry. An indoor pool overlooks a peaceful garden, and steam rooms and saunas help guests on the journey to relaxation. The spa menu features locally inspired massage and body treatments including the Shishui Detox Facial with matcha and the Ki Purifier & Rebalancer featuring sake. Products from the skincare experts at ESPA & La Prairie are used in results-oriented facials.

Additional facilities within the hotel include the Bar with more than 100 kinds of Martini to choose from and nearly 27,000 sq. ft. of event space and meeting facilities.

Food & Drink

Six dining venues, including Japanese, Chinese, and Italian restaurants. The dining experience spans the globe and includes the Michelin-starred French restaurant: La Baie and Tempura by Hanagatami.

Ritz Carlton Osaka offers two places to take breakfast. You can have breakfast downstairs in the main restaurant, or if you’re staying in an Executive Club Superior or Deluxe Room or one of the Suites, you have access to the Executive Lounge where you can enjoy breakfast with an incredible view of the city.

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