Venue & Hospitality
Welcome to the Official Attendee Housing Site for the 17th Asia Pacific STD and Infectious Diseases Congress, scheduled at Osaka, Japan.
Accommodations will be provided at Conference Venue:
Hyatt Regency Osaka 1 Chome-13-11 Nankokita, Suminoe Ward, Osaka Prefecture 559-0034, Osaka, Japan Note: Accommodations booked from September 13th, 2017 will be provided at The Westin Osaka, 1-1-20 Oyodo-Naka, Kita-Ku, 531-0076 Osaka, Japan
Conference Dates: October 23-25, 2017
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Driving Directions to
From Kansai International Airport to the Hotel
Located at Izumisano city, Kansai International Airport is conveniently accessible via limousine airport bus, taxi, Hotel limousine car and train.
Limousine Airport Bus
The limousine airport bus departs from Bus Stop 3 on the arrivals floor of the airport. Take the bus bound for Osaka Nanko for JPY1,550 per person. The first bus departs at 09:10am and the last bus departs at 9:10pm. Travel time is approximately 50 minutes.
Please click here for timetable.
A direct taxi ride from the airport to the Hotel would cost approximately JPY14,000 per car (4 persons maximum ). The travel time is approximately 45 minutes depending on traffic.
Note: this is the most convenient way to reach the Hotel outside the operating hours of the limousine bus service.
Hotel limousine car
Hotel limousine takes approximately 45 minutes depending on traffic and costs JPY16,000 per car per trip. Advance reservation is necessary via our Concierge department
Go to the Nankai line and catch the train to Namba. This part of the journey takes approximately 50 minutes. Transfer to the red subway line “Midosuji” and catch the train to Umeda station. Look for the JR Osaka exit then proceed to the Hotel shuttle bus stop by taking the Sakurabashi exit.
This bus service to the Hotel runs daily from 8:30am to 10pm, every 30 minutes and travel time is approximately 25 minutes. Total travel time is approximately 2 hours.
Please click here to see subway map.
*First train departs at 05:45am and the last train departs at 11:59pm.
Note: For travel from the airport after 9pm, go to the Nankai line and catch the train to Namba.
Exit the station completely and catch a taxi to the Hotel. Approximate cost is JPY5,000 JPY per car (4 persons maximum ) and travel time is approximately 30 minutes.
Osaka is the second largest metropolitan area in Japan and serves a major economic hub. Historically a merchant city, Osaka has also been known as the “Nation’s Kitchen”. With a population of 2.5 million, Osaka is Japan's third largest and second most important city. It has been the economic powerhouse of the Kansai region for many centuries.
The city's west side has the main port as well as a tourist destination with attractions such as Kyocera Dome, Universal Studios Japan, Osaka aquarium, Minami, Osaka castle, Umeda sky buildingand the TempozanHarbour Village. Osaka is known for its food, both in Japan and abroad. Author Michael Booth and food critic François Simon of Le Figaro have both suggested that Osaka is the food capital of the world.Osaka's culinary prevalence is the result of a location that has provided access to high quality ingredients, a high population of merchants, and close proximity to the ocean and waterway trade.In recent years, Osaka has started to garner more attention from foreigners with the increased popularity of cooking and dining in popular culture.
The National Museum of Art (NMAO) is a subterranean Japanese and international art museum, housing mainly collections from the post-war era and regularly welcoming temporary exhibitions. Osaka Science Museum is in a five storied building next to the National Museum of Art, with a planetarium and an OMNIMAX theatre. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics holds more than 2,000 pieces of ceramics, from China, Korea, Japan and Vietnam, featuring displays of some of their Korean celadon under natural light.The Osaka Museum of History, opened in 2001, is located in a 13-story modern building providing a view of Osaka Castle. Its exhibits cover the history of Osaka from pre-history to the present day. Osaka Museum of Natural History houses a collection related to natural history and life.