Oriental Hotel

    This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for sophisticated city hotels in Kobe, you must stay here.  Once we arrived at the lobby, we felt the luxury and down to earth at the same time while seeing a spectacular view.  We were escorted to a beautiful room with a nice…

Yumenoi-an Yuyake-koyake

  If you are looking for modern ryokans near Kobe, I really think you should stay here.  It takes 70min from Kobe Station, or 100min from Osaka Station.  An access to the property would be easy from Osaka and Kobe.  Perhaps, if you are looking for a room with a private hot spring, I would…

Auberge Toyooka 1925

      Toyooka 1925 was established from a concept of Showa Era to show the dreams of the people back then who built the foundation for the city of Toyooka. All 5 guest rooms have warm and simple set ups with stylistic cues of the early Showa Era modern architecture.  The restaurant features French-style…

Kobe Minato Onsen REN

    If you are looking for modern onsen ryokans in Kobe, I would highly recommend it.  Perhaps, if you don’t have time to visit Arima Onsen, you should stay here.  Actually the spring quality wouldn’t be special, but the property would be amazing if you want to experience onsen ryokans.  It opened in 2015. …

Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland

    Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland is the first hotel in Japan to receive entry into the Small Luxury Hotels of the World™. The hotel has a total of 70 rooms. Since the publication of the Michelin Guide Kansai, it has continued to win “4 Red Pavilion,” the highest rating in the Kobe hotel…

Kobe Kitano Hotel

  If you are looking for auberge hotels in Kobe, you should stay here.  This is a representative auberge hotel of Japan.  Perhaps if you are looking for boutique hotels, I would highly recommend it.  The beautiful antique furniture, interior, and decorations create a lovely ambience.  It’s like pictures from a story book.  The hotel…

Kobe Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers

      Kobe Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers stands on a beautiful location on man-made Rokko Island, minutes from Dekapathos Water Park, Futsal Stadium, tennis courts, and several art museums including the Kobe Fashion Museum. When it’s time for a break, the hotel will help you unwind.  A variety of fitness and sports activities are…

Takeda Castle HOTEL EN

    The former site of the Takeda Castle is known as the Machu Picchu of Japan. For over 400 years a sake brewery sat in the castle town of the Takeda Castle, gazing up at it.  Without altering the places that expressed its distinct character, the sake brewery has been renovated. It is a space…