Twisted Blackbox Unraveled
W Osaka asserts its presence in the city’s busy urban streetscape with a black monolith façade designed by Osaka-born, world-renowned architect Tadao Ando. The hotel’s intriguing design concept is expressed as a minimalist exterior concealing colorfully exuberant interiors.Reserve Now
A STORY OF OPPOSING FASCINATIONS
Simplicity is beauty beyond fanciness, with attention and respect for detail. This concept in Japanese minimalist design is an intriguing art with a particular aesthetic exclusive to Japan.
A world of color congregates in downtown Osaka, where flashing neon advertisements fill the streets and light up the skyline. These colors represent the joy and energy found on every corner of Osaka.
A Minimalist Exterior Veils Extraordinary Interiors
Experience the timeless nature of changing seasons as you walk through the iconic, origami-inspired arrival tunnel, illuminated by shimmering lights of changing colors.
Tadao Ando’s signature style of beauty in simplicity is expressed in the exterior structure of W. The sleek and reflective wall of glass and added cuts in the sides of the building elevate the design to give an interesting glaze of light and action.
The Iconic W sign is created with chrome balls and balances everything with nothingness, reflecting the life of Osaka day and night.
Dive into an oasis in the city with an infinity-edge WET pool and lounge, connected to a destination bar and amplified by the groove of funky beats.
A flowing curtain curves through the whole living room and restaurant, adding privacy while unifying each space into one for a simple but dramatic effect. Illuminated by Chochin-inspired light fixtures, it features a full bar, DJ booth, and a live entertainment stage.