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643 Kinosaki-cho Yushima, Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture 669-6101, Japan
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I book a full board stay in this ryokan. Breakfast and dinner is included which is very satisfying crab dinner for the night. Breakfast is good too!!! Once arrived at the station, there's someone at the station and you tell her you going to Yamamotoya and she will ask you to hop inside the bus. Yamamotoya ryokan is the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

December in Kinosaki-Onsen and one should bath and eat crab. And we did and it was great. As noted by others Kinosaki Onsen is set up for tourists, starting with somebody meeting the Kinosaki express train from Kyoto to transfer you to your Ryoken and ensuring ample English signs. We stayed for two nights in Yamamotoya and whilst the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful 2 nights at Yamamotoya. A review of our stay Great Stuff! 1) Service. Professional and attentive service by one assigned member of staff Takuma, who was English speaking. He was ever so polite, friendly and helpful. 2) Room. Large by Japanese Ryokan standards with a sleeping/dining area and an area to place your luggages, and a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay here for two nights and the service was extraordinary. They provide seven different onsen entrance, breakfast and dinner. The meals prepared were incredible. more than 10 dishes for dinner. Very nice cosy town explorable on foot. Compliments to the staff and owners. Our train was at 7am the next morning and they have offered to send us to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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67 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Yamamotoya for 2 nights during our 2 week trip to Japan. Our first impression on arrival was that the hotel was a little dated and our room could have been more modern (pink 60/ 70ies carpet in one room but beautiful tatami matts mainly throughout.) especially given the price point. As our stay wore on however... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were helpful from the moment we arrived at this well run hotel. They made you welcome and explained about the traditional room and how to use the Onsen in the hotel and also the more interesting public baths in the town. Service was discreet and they always made an effort to correct and guide you. English was spoken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Staying in the Yamamotoya will make your visit to Kinosaki Onsen a perfect experience. I would urge anyone with an interest in Japanese culture to visit this beautiful village. This was our second visit, and we can't wait for the next one. Once you've made the decision to go to Kinosaki, there cannot be a better place to stay that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

While sleeping on the floor may not be a 5* type of thing for some, if you want to taste some Japanese culture then staying in a Ryokan like Yamamotoya in a place like Kinosaki is a brilliant place to start. The Ryokan is very centrally located to the town's Onsen ( public hot baths) and you get a pass... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This ryokan is located within walking distance from the train station, even though when you arrive in Kinosaki Onsen there are complimentary shuttles to the different ryokans. (You can't get lost - there is also a tourist office right across the street from the train station). It is very close to two of the onsens (bath houses) that I thought... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Staying at a Ryokan in an onsen town have to be experienced. It's hard to explain with words :) We had such a good time here, the food was excellent (and plentiful), and the staff was super friendly and helpful. The stay includes a free entry pass to all the seven onsens in town, and the ryokan also had its... More 

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Address: 643 Kinosaki-cho Yushima, Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture 669-6101, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Toyooka > Kinosaki Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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Yamamotoya Japan/Toyooka, Hyogo
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Toyooka
#8 Best Value Hotel in Toyooka

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