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…

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. …

Kobe Kitano Hotel

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