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Thai Hospitality in the Heart of Osaka

Rising 33 stories from the dynamic Namba district, Centara Grand Hotel Osaka promises an elevated stay in more ways than one.

Japan-bound travelers visiting the Kansai region can look forward to the utmost convenience and five-star comforts at Centara Grand Hotel Osaka. Strategically situated in the vibrant downtown neighborhood of Namba, with countless entertainment and shopping spots right on its doorstep, this recently opened property marks the Japanese debut of Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and represents a harmonious fusion of Thai hospitality and Japanese charm.

Thanks to the presence of Namba railway station and its key subway interchange, Centara Grand Hotel Osaka also serves as an ideal base for exploring the well-known landmarks and hidden gems of Japan’s second-largest city. Guests will be seamlessly connected to myriad sights, including the streets of Dotonbori, the arcades of Shinsaibashi, Osaka Castle’s leafy grounds, and the famed Umeda Sky Building.

Upstairs, Centara Grand Hotel Osaka offers 515 guest rooms and suites across no less than 13 different categories. All are characterized by a soothing contemporary style, with natural light flooding through floor-to-ceiling windows that frame enticing views of the glittering cityscape below. Guests who wish to elevate their experience further should book a room with access to the exclusive 32nd-floor Club Lounge.

Inside a Superior Room at Centara Grand Hotel Osaka.
Inside a Superior Room at Centara Grand Hotel Osaka.
The hotel occupies a 33-story tower in the Namba district.
The hotel occupies a 33-story tower in the Namba district.
A seating area at seafood restaurant Embassy of Crab.
A seating area at seafood restaurant Embassy of Crab.
The rooftop Crudo Deck is a must-visit spot for drinks after dark.
The rooftop Crudo Deck is a must-visit spot for drinks after dark.

As for dining, the hotel’s eclectic array of restaurants and bars are sure to excite your palate. Start the day with a casual grab-and-go breakfast at Platform 2, which provides a selection of homemade pastries and aromatic coffee. Delve into authentic Thai cuisine at Suan Bua Thai or indulge in a seafood extravaganza at the Embassy of Crab, where the freshest catch meets the artistry of culinary innovation. High above Osaka on the 32nd floor, WhiskeyNova Steakhouse tempts carnivores with a tantalizing menu of premium steakhouse fare and expertly prepared cuts of meat. As night falls, fine dining reaches new heights at Kunsei Kitchen, which serves mouth-watering smokehouse cuisine.

Guests can also ascend to the rooftop Crudo Deck for refreshing libations enjoyed alfresco with panoramic views of the Osaka cityscape, or savor the unique allure of Automata, a retro-futuristic bar that lets you create your own cocktail from scratch. Another convivial venue is Smoke & Spin Lounge, a chic 33rd-floor bar with a resident DJ. Patrons here can soak up the sweeping urban vistas while indulging in a delectable selection of food, wine, and cocktails.

Travelers seeking out deeper relaxation need not step outside the hotel. The award-winning SPA Cenvaree blends Western and Asian wellness philosophies to rejuvenate and invigorate the mind, body, and spirit. Here, guests are invited to release their stress in the time-honored tradition of Thai massages. You can also embark on a journey to heightened serenity with an extensive lineup of holistic therapies and healing rituals, thoughtfully tailored to nurture your overall wellbeing.

Enjoying a pampering treatment at SPA Cenvaree.
Enjoying a pampering treatment at SPA Cenvaree.

Don’t Miss These Special Offers!

Wellness-minded visitors will want to book the Stay + Spa Experience, valid for stays through December 2024. It includes accommodation with daily breakfast for two, and a rejuvenating 60-minute Thai couple’s massage at SPA Cenvaree.

Meanwhile, the Stay & Play package guarantees admission to a world-famous theme park. The deal provides special rates along with two adult single-day passes to Universal Studios Japan, and is available until December 20 this year.

For stays through September, the Earlybird Escape offer rewards Members of loyalty program CentaraThe1 who book well ahead of time. Reserving by May 15, 2024 means you’ll get one free night for every two consecutive paid nights, giving you the chance to Stay 3 Pay 2, Stay 6 Pay 4, or even Stay 9 Pay 6.

For more information, visit centarahotelsresorts.com.

This article was brought to you by Centara Hotels and Resorts.