Hotel and apartment choices are many and varied in Sakai. About 26 accommodation options are within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius from Sakai's heart.
The Comfort Hotel Sakai is located 5 kilometres (3 miles) away from the downtown area of Sakai and is ideal for visitors looking to stretch their budget. Visitors could also investigate the Private Guesthouse Sora.
You could also check out the Arimasansoh Gosho Bessho and the Tocen Goshoboh. The Arimasansoh Gosho Bessho can be found 35 kilometres (22 miles) from the heart of Sakai. The Tocen Goshoboh, is 35 kilometres (22 miles) away. Other options worth checking out are the The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka and the Arima Onsen Gekkoen Yugetsusanso (Ryokan).
The broader Kinki area is well worth visiting also. Visit Kinki's ruins and castles or enjoy its beaches, lakes and mountains. In this part of Japan tourists might enjoy mountain biking.
14 kilometres (8 miles) away from Sakai you'll find Tennoji, home to the Shitenno-ji Temple and Isshinji Temple. The The St Regis Osaka and Hilton Osaka are some of the Expedia-recommended hotel options in Tennoji. 17 kilometres (11 miles) to the north of Sakai, you can also stay at Osaka Castle, which is home to the InterContinental Osaka and Fine Garden Umeda - Adults Only. The Taiko En and Nishinomaru Garden are some of the most popular places to see while in Osaka Castle.
Before your Sakai trip comes to an end, why not spend an hour or two rubbing shoulders and cheering along with fellow sports obsessives at a local game. Osaka Dome is 15 kilometres (9 miles) to the north of Sakai. Book a hotel nearby to the action at the Swissotel Nankai Osaka or the The Westin Osaka.
If you decide to fly into Sakai, Kansai International Airport is a practical airport. It is 25 kilometres (16 miles) from downtown. Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport is nearby.