Ruri is a 54 square meter private home fully renovated in June 2019. The gem is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood just 2 minutes walk from Nakazakicho Station. This charming neighborhood is famous for its artsy cafes and clothing stores. Just 1 subway stop from Osaka Station (15 minutes by walk), you are sure to love the location.
Ruri is a 54-square-meter vacation property nestled in the fashionable and popular Nakazakicho area of Kita Ward, Osaka – one of Osaka’s foremost residential areas. With its comfy interiors, stylish décor, and big windows that let in floods of natural light, this home offers a cozy and inviting space for groups of up to eight people.
The house is separated into two areas, with the living space downstairs while the upstairs has two comfortable bedrooms. The first room features two double beds and plenty of natural light, and the second bedroom has one double bed, a single day bed, and a large, light-filled working space next to the window.
For those looking for a long-term rental in Osaka, Ruri is a great choice as it offers space, comfort, and style. Fully furnished and with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, it’s an immediately livable home. Shiki offers discount plans for monthly and long-term rentals to those wanting to spend a little extra time at Ruri.
Ruri’s covetable location in northern Osaka features some of the most famous shopping, dining, and attractions in the city. Retail destinations like Tenjinbashi-Suji Shopping Street, NU Chayamachi, and Grand Front Osaka Mall are all within 15 minutes on foot. For access to public transport, Ruri is just a two-minute walk from Nakazakicho Station and a seven-minute walk from Tenjimbashi-Suji 6-chome Station. From there, destinations like Osaka Castle, the Dotonbori Canal, Tennoji Zoo, and Kuromon Market can all be reached directly by train. Osaka Station, the most convenient transfer point in the city, is only one stop away.
Enjoy exploring the surrounding Nakazakicho neighborhood, which is bursting with artsy cafes, quirky clothing stores, and trendy locals. For local convenience, the closest supermarket and convenience store are both just a three-minute walk, and for endless dining options, a 15-minute walk will bring you to Tenma. Considered one of Osaka’s “hidden gem” neighborhoods, the Tenma area is full of amazing, authentic Osaka food, and its streets are lined with over 1,000 Chinese lanterns.
For those traveling by shinkansen (bullet train), Shin-Osaka Station is an easy 10-minute cab ride or a 20-minute train journey. If you’re arriving or departing by airplane, Kansai International Airport is a 55-minute drive or just over an hour on public transport.
At the entrance of the home is a spacious genkan area with a restroom on the right and a staircase to the left. Further back, a fully-stocked kitchenette leads into a living and dining space. Here you will find a 55-inch flat-screen television, dining bench with barstools, and a sofa bed that can be converted into a comfortable private sleeping area. At the back of the home is a modern bathroom with separate shower facilities and a luxurious, deep bathtub.
Ruri comes with all the amenities and comforts you might need to enjoy a fun, relaxing stay in Osaka. The kitchenette is fully equipped stocked with a fridge, stovetop, microwave, toaster oven, kettle, cooking utensils, and cleaning supplies if you wish to enjoy a delicious meal at home. For entertainment, the television in the living room features complimentary Netflix for streaming your favorite movies and TV shows. Feel pampered and relaxed in the modern bathroom, which is fully supplied with toiletries, bath products, hair dryer, and fluffy towels.
For maximum comfort, each room in the house has its own air conditioning and heating system. All the beds have soft sheets and blankets, and the windows are fitted with blackout curtains to ensure a peaceful night’s rest. Enjoy the convenience of having your own washer, laundry detergent, iron, and ironing board, available to use whenever you like.
High-speed wireless internet is available to help you plan your adventures around Osaka. If you do have any questions, multilingual staff are always available and happy to help.
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Ruri House Features
Ruri is in a location that puts you right in the middle of the action. Located in Nakazakicho, one of Osaka’s most vibrant neighborhoods, packed with quiet cafes where you can eat and drink your fill, Ruri is the perfect base of operations for your trip to Osaka. Ruri is also only about 15 minutes on foot from Umeda, home of some of Osaka’s most iconic images like the HEP FIVE Ferris Wheel and Umeda Sky Building.
Ruri’s kitchen is fully equipped to handle all of your needs. Whether it’s whipping up a quick breakfast before heading out for a day of sightseeing or booking a personal chef to come and prepare a Japanese-style meal, you’ll find everything you need.
Ruri offers ultimate comfort with a soft sofa and cosy beds outfitted with plush sheets. You will have no trouble sleeping away your exhaustion from a long day out on the town.
Enjoy the convenience of the modern amenities at Ruri. The house is equipped with everything you need to make it your home away from home in Osaka.
From Kansai International Airport
Take the Nankai Limited Express Rapid to the last stop at Namba Station (39 mins; 7 stops), then transfer to the Midosuji Line and go to Umeda Station (8 mins; 4 stops). From there you can either walk to the house
(11 mins) or change to the Tanimachi Line and go to Nakazakicho Station (2 mins; 1st stop). From exit 2 it is 3 mins walk to the house.
From Shin Osaka Station to Ruri
Take the Midosuji Line from Shin-Osaka south towards Nakamozu, and change trains at Umeda Station (6 mins; 3 stops) to the Tanimachi Line and get off at Nakazakicho Station (2 mins; 1st stop). From exit 2 it is 3 mins walk to the house.