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July 15, 2014 OTA News No Comments Email Email

Always claim to love Japan but have never been to Osaka? Start to truly fall in love with the city this July as Harry Potter comes to town, alongside the fun and colourful Tenjin Matsuri (Osaka’s biggest summer festival).

Hotel Keihan Universal TowerAttention Muggles, make sure to mark 15 July in your calendar as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ opens at Universal Studios Japan®. A ride on the Hogwarts™ Express has never been this easy, but do keep an eye on the wizards – they’re everywhere in the Hogsmeade™ village!

For a time-honoured yet equally energising taste of Japanese culture, the much-loved festivals Aizendo, Sumiyoshi and Tenjin all take place throughout July, bringing together traditional Japanese costumes, kagura music and bunraku theatrical performances with puppets, a mesmerising boat procession along the Tenmabashi Bridge and dazzling fireworks.

Now get ready for the thrill and secure the last-minute accommodation at Hotels.comTM!

Hotel Plaza KobeOsaka, Japan

Hotel Keihan Universal Tower3.5*

A short walk from this hotel along the Osaka Bayside will take you to Universal Studios Japan®. Well located in the centre of the city, the hotel is close to Osaka Takoyaki Museum, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Suntory Museum and Modern Transportation Museum – one of the best choices for those who love exciting and refreshing entertainment.

Room rates start at HK$707# per room per night.

The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka—5*

Hotel Seagull Tempozan OsakaThis luxury hotel is in the prestigious Nishi-Umeda business-and-shopping district, close to Umeda Sky Building and Symphony Hall and just a short way away from Tenman Shrine, where the Tenjin Matsuri will be held. You can refresh yourselves with the hotel’s 5-star services after joining the bustling festival.

Room rates start at HK$1,628# per room per night.

Hotel Seagull Tempozan Osaka—3.5*

Located in Osaka(Osaka Bayside), this is a family-friendly hotel located close to Suntory Museum, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and Universal Studios Japan®. Both adults and children can explore Osaka Takoyaki Museum, Osaka Maritime Museum, and other attractions nearby.

Room rates start at HK$917# per room per night.

The Ritz-Carlton, OsakaKobe, Japan

Hotel Plaza Kobe—3.5*

Located in Kobe (Higashinada), the hotel is close to Kobe Fashion Museum, Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, and Sawa-no-Tsuru Museum. Otherregional attractions include Port of Kobe and Kobe University. The nearby transportation network provides easy and convenient travel to Universal Studios Japan® and Tenman Shrine.

Room rates start at HK$352# per room per night.

#Terms and conditions applied. All prices are correct as of 11 July 2014 but are subject to change. Please see specific details for each hotel listed by clicking at the hotel of your interest, and search with your preferred dates for travel to see the discounted rates for your stay. Prices are per room per night excluding all fees and taxes.

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