Japan has been a popular destination for millions of tourists each year coming from all parts of the world. The number of Muslim travelers visiting Japan has also been increasing steadily and Japan has been more accustomed to providing services to meet their needs such as praying facilities and Halal menus. Hotels from all over Japan has also started to provide more of those services. Here is a list of Muslim friendly Hotels in Osaka.
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Hotel Granvia Osaka is located 3 minutes away by foot from the Osaka station and 5 minutes from the Umeda station, ensuring easy access for you to go sightseeing around Osaka. On the 19th floor of the hotel, a restaurant called Ukihashi is well-known for the beautiful city view of Tokyo it offers, traditional Japanese dishes with stunning presentation, and also Halal-menu for Muslims with reservation in advance. Praying mats and Qiblah sign are also provided upon request. Read more from Hotel Granvia Website.
Address: 3-1-1 Umeda Kita-Ku Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0001
Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka
Located 5 minutes walk away from the Tanimachi-9 Chome station enabling easy access to Sheraton Miyako Hotel from the Airport, either by using a train from the airport to the station, or even using the limousine bus. This luxurious 4- star hotel offers excellent omotenashi (hospitality) to their guests, and that includes their Muslim guests. On the 7th and 11th floors of Sheraton Miyako Hotel, Qiblah indicators are available, along with praying mats upon request. The hotel also serves Halal bento at their restaurant, Uemachi, along with halal breakfast menus. Other Sheraton Miyako Hotel in Tokyo and Gifu have also started providing halal menus at their hotels. Sheraton Miyako Hotel Website.
Adress: 6-1-55, Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, Japan
Dotonbori Hotel Osaka
Looking at its name, of course, Dotonbori Hotel Osaka is within walking distance of Osaka’s symbol, Dotonbori, the hotel is approximately 4 minutes walk away from Dotonbori. Praying mats and Qiblah indicator can be rented in this hotel for free upon request. Ingredient labels are available during the breakfast buffet and in addition to that, a special “Halal Grilled Chicken” is available with reservation one day in advance. Read more from the Dotonbori Hotel Website.
Address: 542-0071 2-3-25 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan
Hotel Nikko Osaka
Located only 11 minutes walk away from Osaka’s famous Dotonbori and shopping streets, Hotel Nikko is a strategic place to stay while visiting Osaka. It is connected to the Shinsaibashi Station’s 8# exit which is the Nagahori-Tsurumiryokuchi Line, enabling you to travel around with no problems. Although it does not provide a halal menu, the hotel offers praying mats and Qiblah indicators upon request. Hotel Nikko Osaka Website.
Address: 1-3-3, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Swissotel Nankai Osaka
Swissotel Nankai is located only 4 minutes away from Namba station, and the access from and to the Kansai Airport is very easy. The hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel and is located near the best tourists attractions in Osaka, it is also within walking distance to Osaka’s Dotonbori (9 mins). The hotel offers Halal menu for your banquet which is made in another halal-certified kitchen or a Muslim-friendly menu that doesn’t include pork and also a vegetarian menu, both made in their own kitchen. The hotel also provides a conference room that you can use for group prayers although it might cost you, along with praying mats and Qiblah indicators available. Each of these services is available upon request in advance, so make sure you contact them before your stay.
Address: 5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Located 4 minutes by feet from Osaka Station, it is also within walking distance to many shopping areas in Osaka, and its proximity to the Osaka Station also makes it easy for you to travel around Osaka. “Halal Wagyu and Teppanyaki” which is halal-certified by Japan Islamic Trust are served at the “Genji” restaurant, a Japanese restaurant located on the 3rd floor.
Address: 350-0001, Osaka, 8-8, Umeda 1-Chome, Kita-ku, Japan