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Arima Onsen

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Address: 828 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 789035631
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XIV Arima Rikyu Onsen

Were overnight guests (courtesy of our company president in Japan) in this amazing place. Hotel X1V was very high quality and would match any high class accomodation in Europe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Were overnight guests (courtesy of our company president in Japan) in this amazing place. Hotel X1V was very high quality and would match any high class accomodation in Europe. Dined in the Chinese Restaurant were food was fantastic quality as expected.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I spent a few hours only at Arima Onsen visiting the Taiko-no-yu spa. I wish I had more time, I would have been happy to spend a day there, but I had to catch a flight. I took the subway+ train form Kobe, about 30 min. You can also take a bus, easier but longer. The town is pretty, fun... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have spent there about 3 hours. We took a cable car t mount Rokko first and enjoyed a view first and then took another cable car to get to the Arima place. We spend very pleasant and relaxed day there.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

it is one of the 3 most famous historical onsens in Japan. take an easy stroll around the small temples and shops. it's worthwhile to stay overnight to enjoy the onsen and superb jp meals.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went to Arima Onsen - Hyoe hotel, it is a really lovely place, for our very first family onset experience, living in tatami room with dinner served within room, it was truly an unforgettable memory. The buffet breakfast is awesome!! Hyoe Onsen resort feels clean and new, very comfortable to stay there, staff very helpful and friendly. Arima Onsen... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Beautiful and rustic location but really out of the way for travelers who don't drive. Lots of tourists nonetheless, so the main spots are crowded. Walk through a few more hilly streets and you will find shrines and less populated onsens. Less crowded onsens tend to be more expensive though, unless you are staying in the affiliated hotel/ryokan. Food and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Clean & well organised. What great way to experience my first ever onsen spa. Definitely recommend to women who is curious and open minded. I also recommend the full body buff, worth your time and money! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a top class hot spring/onsen resort located on the top of a hill overlooking the town of Arima. Train is the best option to get here - Arimaonsen station. You then take a pre-arranged shuttle bus from the station to the resort. Only Japanese members can book the rooms and facilities. It has everything you would expect of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Images and description are available by searching Google "XIV Arima Rikyu Onsen". Bookings are made only to Japanese who are members of this hotel group/plan. Everything about this particular onsen/hotel was made to be first class and top rated. Excellent staff service/facilities/room/onsen/restaurant and food. But pricey. Rooms are yen 15,000 per night, meals from a selection of Chinese/Japanese/Italian/buffet range from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Arima onsen is total different place . I have never seen onsen before. So it was very good experience.It is so clean and hygiene. I also heard it is good for those who has any bone problem.

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