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The conference venue, Osaka University of Economics and Law, is located in a walking distance from Yao Station of the Kintetsu Line. Please be headed to Yao Station, at which conference staffs will show you the way to the venue. Recommended hotels are located in Downtown Osaka (above all Namba) and have easy access to the Kintetsu Line stations.

Please, select the hotel of your preference from the list below and enter the name of the hotel in the application form.
 The room rate includes tax, service, and the free access to Internet.
(Inquiries concerning accommodation and visa support should be made to Ms Fushida of the travel agency JIC at fushida@jic-web.co.jp, NOT to the conference organizers.)

(All rates are for a single room. For double occupancy, pls, send an inquiry to JIC. The rates are special conference rates. Availability is limited. We encourage you to book early.)

Namba Oriental Hotel 
  Address: 2-8-17, Sennichi-Mae, Chuo-Ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 542-0074, Japan
Telephone: 81-6-6647-8111 Facsimile; 81-6-6632-9979 
English web site:http://www.nambaorientalhotel.co.jp/noh_english.html
    weekday rate JPY10,500 weekend rate JPY12,600
  is a 4 stars class hotel located near by Namba station(railway and subway) which is one of the center point of Osaka city. Namba is a main downtown, shopping dining and entertainment area. It takes 5 minutes by foot from Namba subway station or Nipponbashi station to the hotel. There is direct access between Namba and Kansai International airport by Nankai line express train.
  The way from hotel to Osaka University of Economics and Law;
    Walk to the Kintetsu line “Nipponbashi” station(5 minutes) – ride on a train, change train at second station “Tsuruhashi” (5 minutes) – ride on a train which stops opposite side of platform at Tsuruhasi – get off at “Yao city” station (7th station from Tsuruhashi / about 20 minutes ) – walk to the university with escort by voluntary staff.
  The facility of the hotel is well ready. TV, Refrigerator, Telephone, Electric Water Boiler, Mini-Bar (with charge), Trouser press, Hair Dryer,
Wired LAN connection (free) are in a guest room.
Many restaurants are in the building containing this hotel. 24-hours convenience store is on the first floor of the building.
  The Namba Oriental Hotel has 194 guest rooms, the width of which is 23 square meters (SGL room).
Check in time 15:00 / check out time 10:00. Breakfast: buffet
Osaka-Namba Washington Hotel Plaza 
  Address: 1-1-13 Nipponbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 542-0073 Japan.
Telephone: 81-6-6212-2555 Facsimile: 81-6-6214-3332
English web site:http://nanba.washington.jp/en/
    weekday rate JPY6,500 weekend rate JPY7,000
  is a 3 stars class hotel near by Nipponbashi station(Kintetsu line and subway). It takes about 10 minutes from Namba station to the hotel by foot. The hotel is located at the end of Dotonbori street which is the busiest amusement zone in Osaka. Dotonbori is a name of artificial river made about 250 years ago, which is flowing by the north side of street.
  The way from hotel to Osaka University of Economics and Law
    is the same as Namba Oriental hotel.
  The facility of the hotel: TV, Refrigerator, Telephone, Electric Water Boiler, Hair Dryer,
Wired LAN connection (free), are in a guest room.
Guest can rent a Trouser press, Humidifier, Coin-operated Personal Computer, etc. There are lots of stores and restaurants around the hotel.
Osaka Namba Washington hotel Plaza has 698 guest rooms, the width of which is 13 square meters (SGL room).
Check in time 14:00 / check out time 10:00. Breakfast: buffet
Namba Plaza Hotel  
  Address: 1-20 Namba-Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 542-0075 Japan.
Telephone: 81-6-6641-3000 Facsimile; 81-6-6643-8180
web site [Japanese only]  http://www.nambaplaza-hotel.jp/index.html
E-mail:[English is available]  yoyaku@nambaplaza-hotel.jp
    room rate JPY5,900  
   is a 2 stars class hotel near by Nipponbashi station(Kintetsu line and subway). It takes about 10 minutes from Namba station to the hotel by foot. However, probably a foreigner who does not understand Japanese language is hard to find it, since he/she have to walk along the narrow passage to the hotel. There are lots of stores and restaurants around the hotel. The “Kuromon-Ichiba” market and the Nihonbashi electronics quarter which many tourists visit are immediately near the hotel (five minutes by foot).
   The way from hotel to Osaka University of Economics and Law
    is the same as Namba Oriental hotel. 
   The facility of the hotel; TV, Refrigerator, Telephone, Electric Water Boiler, Hair Dryer, Wired LAN connection (free) is in a guest room.  
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Osaka-Uehonmachi   
  Address: 6-7-5 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, 543-0001 Japan.
Telephone: 81-6-4305-1955 Facsimile; 81-6-4305-1956
English web site:http://www.daiwaroynet.jp/english/index.html
    weekday rate JPY8,800 weekend rate JPY11,500
   is a new hotel(3 stars class) opened in July 2010 located near by Uehonmachii station(Kintetsu line). It takes about 3 minutes from Uehonmachi station to the hotel by foot. There is direct access between Uehonmachi and Kansai International airport by airport bus service.  
   The way from hotel to Osaka University of Economics and Law; 
     Walk to the Kintetsu line “Uehonmachi” station(5 minutes) – take a train at the platform on the ground – get off at “Yao city” station(8th station from Uehonmachi / about 20 minutes ) – walk to the university with escort by voluntary staff. Kintetsu line Uehonmachi station has two platforms, one is on the ground another is underground. A train for Yao city starts from the platform on the ground. A train which starts from underground platform is for Nara (not for Yao city). Uehonmachi station on the ground is a terminal from where train starts for South-East are of Osaka. And Namba station is another terminal of Kintetsu line for Nara. Two lines run parallel between Uehommachi station and Fuse station, then the two lines are divided for another direction. Guest who wants to go to Yao city should ride on a train at platform on the ground. Then, the guest can go to Yao city without changing a train. If a guest ride on a train at underground platform, he/she should change train at next station “Tsuruhasi”.
   The facility of the hotel: TV, Refrigerator, Telephone, Hair Dryer, Trouser press, Humidifier, Wired LAN connection (free) is in a guest room. There are a big department store, many shops and restaurants around the hotel.  
   Daiwa Roynet Hotel Osaka-Uehonmachi has 224 guest rooms, the width of which is 18 square meters (SGL room).
Check in time 14:00 / check out time 11:00.
Breakfast: set meal (Japanese or European food)  
FOR LEAVES INN Namba Uehonmachi 
  Address: 6-19 Higashi-Kozucho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, 543-0021 Japan.
Telephone: 81-6-7173-7444 Facsimile: 81-6-7175-0394
web site[Japanese only]: http://www.forleavesinn.jp/uehonmachi/
e-mail[English is available]: u-front@forleavesinn.jp
    room rate JPY4,000  
   is a 1 stars class hotel near by Uehonmachi station(Kintetsu line and subway). This hotel is one of the cheapest hotels in Osaka. It takes about 5 minutes by foot from Uehonmachi station to the hotel.  
   The way from hotel to Osaka University of Economics and Law
     is the same as Daiwa Roynet Hotel Osaka-Uehonmachi
   The facility of the hotel: TV, Desk and bed only in the room. No amenities. Hotel sells amenity set (Bath towel, small towel, shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrush set, paper slippers) for 400JPY
The lounge which guest can use together is on the first floor.
Wired LAN connection is available in the lounge.
   For Leaves Inn Namba-Uehonmachi has 37 guest rooms, the width of which is 13 square meters (SGL room).
Check in time 16:00 / check out time 10:00. No breakfast.
Hotel Awina Osaka 
  Address: 19-12 Ishigatsujicho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, 543-0031 Japan.
Telephone: 81-6-6772-1441 Facsimile; 81-6-6772-1445
web site [Japanese only]: http://www.awina-osaka.com/index.htm
e-mail[English is available]: toiawase@awina-osaka.com
    room rate JPY8,800  
   is a 3 stars class hotel located near by Uehonmachii station(Kintetsu line). It takes about 5 minutes from Uehonmachi station to the hotel by foot.  
   The way from hotel to Osaka University of Economics and Law  
    is the same as from Daiwa Roynet Hotel Osaka-Uehonmachi  
   The facility of the hotel: TV, Refrigerator, Telephone, Hair Dryer, Trouser press, Wired LAN connection (free) is in a guest room.
There are a big department store, many shops and restaurants around the hotel.
Hotel Awina Osaka has 104 guest rooms, the width of which is 13 square meters (SGL room).
Check in time 16:00 / check out time 10:00. Breakfast: buffet

How to pay the hotel charge and visa support fee.

 Participants who book hotel or/and visa support through JIC Travel Center has to pay the expense directly to JIC by credit card or bank transfer. After reservation is decided JIC announce a participant the final amount as a bill.

  1. In case of bank transfer: JIC informs bank details with a bill. Participant is requested to remit the amount by the end of June ( in case booking after June, within 1 week when invoice is issued).
  2. In case of card payment: Participant sends the card information (name, number, term of validity) to JIC when he/she received the bill. JIC will examine the validity of the card and make procedure. In card payment, JIC adds and asks a participant for a card issuer's commission (3% of the total amount).

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