Arimasansoh Goshobessho

What kind of resort villa is Arimasansoh Goshobessho?

This is a luxury mountain hut.  If you are looking for luxury villa-style resort hotels in Arima Onsen, I would recommend Arimasansoh Goshobessho.  Perhaps if you are a gourmet, you should stay here.  This is one of the auberge hotels in Japan.  On the other hand, if you are looking for an onsen ryokan adventure, this is not.  Once you enter the property, it’s like another world.  The surrounding neighborhood was tranquil even though there were many tourists on the main street during the day.  The environment around the property is truly beautiful in rich nature.  There are 10 rooms only.  The ambiance is friendly, cozy, and rustic modern.  The resort would be great for romantic couples, solo travelers, families with small children, or small groups, etc.

Is the location easy to access?

Yes, a free shuttle service is available from Arimaonsen Station.  Call at 078-904-0554 when you arrived at the station.

Where is the best accommodation for anniversary in Arima Onsen?

If you are looking for venues for special occasions, the property would be one of the best.  The staff arranges flowers and cakes to celebrate an anniversary at additional charges if you request in advance.

Rooms I would recommend?

If you are going to stay here, I would recommend rooms of the villa-type.  The villa-type rooms are user-friendly, convenient, and close to the communal hot springs.  On the other hand, I wouldn’t recommend maisonette-type rooms.  The rooms tend to be not functional, and not user-friendly.  Check Availability and Pricing for the property on Booking.com or Agoda

How about toiletries & in-room amenities?

All of the amenities are taken care of including enough toiletries, bathrobes, pajamas, yukatas, a coffee machine with capsules, English tea bags, and a Japanese tea set, etc.  You can travel light.  Then, a PC, a DVD player, a CD player, and a humidifier were placed in our room.  The free WiFi reception was good on-site.  Room service is not available.  There is no convenience store within 5min walking distance.  You may want to buy your necessities before coming here.  Then this is child-friendly.  The staff prepares a variety of amenities for children, such as samue outfits, pajamas, down jackets, umbrella, rain boots, shoes, toothbrushes, and food, etc.  It couldn’t be better.

How about In-house Facilities?

Facilities tend to be the latest.  Each room has a thermal room with a small TV in the bathroom, but there is no room with a private hot spring.  There are small communal indoor hot springs.  There is no outdoor one.  The spring quality is amazing.  They are open from 6:00 to 24:00.  Also, you can use communal hot springs in the sister inn, Tocen Goshoboh.  There are unique cave baths in the sister inn.  Don’t forget to try them.  It takes 10min on foot.  The staff sends you to the venue.  *If you have tattoos, you may not be permitted to use the public bathing area.   Then the villa-style resort is universal design in a limited area.  There is room for wheelchair users.  If you bring people with weak feet, you may want to inform the staff in advance as they can arrange a room near the reception.

How about meals?

French food experience for dinner and breakfast was just divine.   The ingredients were very high-end including crab, beef, abalone, fish, and beautiful presentation.  They have a nice wine list to complement the meal.  The portion tends to be average.  All meals were served in a private room in the restaurant.  Dinner starts from 18:00-20:00.  You need to check-in by 18:00 if you have dinner on the property.  Breakfast starts from 8:00-10:00.  *Please note that inform the staff when you book a room with meals if you have any food allergies.  They probably wouldn’t be able to prepare alternative food if you request on that day.   Alternatively, you can go out for meals as there are nice restaurants around Arimaonsen Station.

My impressions

All staff tends to be sophisticated.  If you expect 5-star hotel service, the resort would be perfect.  You can experience signature Japanese hospitality during your stay.  Staff sends you anywhere in Arima Onsen whenever you like.  That was a so convenient service when we moved around.  Overall, for this price, the performance of the service, amenities, and food, etc., was way above expectations.  It’s well worth it.  The best season to stay at Arimasansoh Goshobessho would be in spring or fall.  You can take a walk on-site while seeing peaceful views.  Have a nice trip!  Welcome to receive any questions about the property from the below space.  Check Availability and Pricing for the property on Booking.com or Agoda

Info about Arimasansoh Goshobessho

Style Resort Villa
Check-in and out times
15:00/12:00
Estimated Price 82,000 JPY for 2 adults per room
Contact Fill the form in
Internet Connection Free wifi in the villa
Facility Information Wheelchairs are available
Pets are not allowed
The free parking lot is available 
Location Arimasansoh Goshobessho’s MAP
Access Free Pick-Up from Arimaonsen Station
Address and TEL 〒651-1401 958 Arima-Cho, Kita-Ku Kobe-shi
Tel +81 78-904-0554
Official Homepage Arimasansoh Goshobessho’s HP

*All information above is as of the date that I posted on my blog.