Jun 15, 2020
Photos courtesy of Hotel Elcient.
Travelers looking for the perfect mixture of modern pop culture and ancient spirituality have a brand-new reason to get excited. Hotel Elcient Osaka opened this month in the Sonezaki district, a bucket-list destination among foodies all over the world for its 3,000 restaurants, and in the heart of a welcoming city where arts and culture have flourished for millennia.
Perfect for leisure tourists and business travelers alike, Hotel Elcient encourages visitors to dive into the sensory overload that awaits in Osaka. Vibrant nearby Kitashinchi is a convenient area for entertainment. There are many famous retailers and hidden shops just waiting to be explored, and you can experience Japanese traditional performing arts such as Ningyo Joruri, Rakugo, Kabuki and Noh.
Close to Hotel Elcient, channel spirituality at Tsuyu no Tenjinjya (commonly known as Ohatsutenjin), which has a history of more than 1,300 years. First, fill up in Ohatsutenjin-Urasando, a hot-spot street where local foodies come to eat on the way to the shrine: Tsuyu no Tenjinjya, the stage of “Sonezaki Shinju,” or “Double Suicide”—a story of the power of pure love.
If that weren’t dramatic enough, you’ll find unique-in-Osaka surprises everywhere. Hotel Elcient’s exclusive drop-dead gorgeous drag queens offer teasing hospitality that will make you cry with laughter.
Osaka is a place to find nourishment and healing in mind and body. Hotel Elcient is your home in this gateway. Reach it directly from Kansai International Airport to JR Osaka Station, from which it’s within walking distance. Plus, it has great access to Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Wakayama, making it an ideal start for UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other attractions.
After days out enjoying the diverse sights, sounds and tastes, guests can refresh themselves in the hotel’s fitness room or a large bath with a sauna, and relax in the earth-colored room that allows the hustle and bustle of the city melt away.
As the saying goes, The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, And we’d add, through their convenience, comfort, surprise and delight, as well. Hotel Elcient has us completely wooed.
Kanden Amenix Co., Ltd., a member of the Kansai Electric Power Group, operates Hotel Elcient Kyoto, which is conveniently located for business and sightseeing, in addition to Hotel Elcient Osaka.