In central Osaka and directly connected to Midosuji Line Namba subway station (exit 6), Hotel Ichiei offers modern, spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a private bath. A Japanese restaurant is on site. Many rooms at Ichiei Hotel feature tatami (woven-straw) floors, and all include an LCD TV with a DVD player. A Yukata robe, green tea and slippers are provided. Some rooms have Japanese futon beds. The hotel is in the lively Namba area, and a direct bus to Itami Airport stops just outside. Dotonbori shopping street is a 3 minute walk away, and Osaka Castle is about a 30 minute subway trip. Traditional Japanese cuisine can be enjoyed in the privacy of guests’ rooms for breakfast and/or dinner, for an additional fee. Meals can also be taken at on-site restaurant Hotaru.