Shin-Osaka translates to New Osaka and is the name of the train station to the very north of the city of Osaka. This is where the high-speed Shinkansen – a.k.a. the bullet train – arrives. The fastest trains travel up to 285 km per hour and take around 2.5 hours to get from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka.
A Major Business District in Osaka
The area around the station is known by the same name and is one of the main business districts of Osaka. Accommodation in Shin-Osaka is plentiful and caters to a good range of budgets. Lots of the hotels in Shin-Osaka are geared up for business guests visiting this important commercial hub, offering meeting rooms, conference facilities and other business amenities.
Why Choose a Hotel in Shin-Osaka?
Even if you’re not doing business in Shin-Osaka itself, it’s still a good choice for accommodation. There are great connections from Shin-Osaka station to destinations throughout the city via the Midosuji subway line and the mainline rail and Osaka Loop Line.
Sightseeing from Shin-Osaka
Umeda, the northerly of Osaka’s two main centres, is only around 10 minutes away from Shin-Osaka on the subway. So you could head out from your Shin-Osaka hotel and be seeking out a bargain in the sparkling shopping malls in no time. For fantastic views of the city, a trip to the observation platform of the Umeda Sky Building is an experience not to be missed and it’s open into the night, so you can go to catch far reaching views in the day or the breath-taking city lights after dark.
Easy Access to Osaka’s Food and Entertainment Hotspots
If you’re looking for an authentic evening out Osaka-style, hop on the subway from your Shin-Osaka hotel and in just over 20 minutes you could be exploring the shining neon streets around Dotonbori canal. Take your pick from a multitude of stalls, restaurants and cafes in the city’s number one destination for local and visiting foodies alike. And your room in Shin-Osaka will be ready and waiting within easy reach when you’re ready to call it a night.