Designed by world-renowned architect Kengo Kuma, the former Osaka Shin-Kabukiza theatre has been transformed into Hotel Royal Classic Osaka which dangles luxurious stays and a selection of contemporary event venues.
The property incorporates the facade of the former Osaka Shin-Kabukiza theatre, while the interior is now a tranquil and elegant oasis for rest and recreation.
There are 150 rooms and suites spread across the 12th to 19th floors within (there is no 13th floor), with doubles starting from 25m², right up to the 78m² suites.
There are four F&B options on-site. On the ground floor is cafe-lounge Koagari, while on the second floor is Yura Yura buffet restaurant, which serves international cuisine, and is able to seat 106 diners.
The restaurant on the 11th floor restaurant welcomes only hotel guests for breakfast, and can seat 92.
Finally, the Kumo bar and lounge can be found on the rooftop, where it serves up panoramic views of the Namba district and its surrounds.
Events are welcomed at the Hotel Royal Classic Osaka, with five main function rooms spread across the third to ninth floors. With no more than one function room per floor, events and gatherings are promised privacy. Each venue can accommodate standing events with up to 400 guests, with the seventh, eighth, and ninth floors offering private terraces for outdoor parties. There is also a 60-pax sky banquet room Rui, plus five private 10-seat function rooms.