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  |   643 Kinosaki-cho Yushima, Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture 669-6101, Japan (Kinosaki Onsen)
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Ranked #3 of 117 Hotels / Ryokan in Toyooka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Bangkok, Thailand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Yamamotoya is in the middle of Kinosaki Onsen, this makes it very easy to stroll to the bath houses, we did two rounds of touring, before dinner and before breakfast. Staff are very service minded, even the maid who took care of us couldn't speak English tried her best to communicate in Japanese and body languages. We got a big... More

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Kyoto, Japan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Kinosaki onsen is a special place, and the accommodation you choose is all part of the experience, so if you're going to stay overnight it's not worth skimping to save a few thousand yen. That said, Yamamotoya is one of the more reasonably priced ryokans in the town, though this does not mean that there is any economizing in the... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This ryokan is located in the middle of Kinosaki onsen town,easy to go to 7 public bath and enjoy your onsen passport ,very nice staff with good English ,there also have micro brew too. So you can try nice local beer here too.

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38 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

When we look back at our trip to Japan this will be a genuine highlight. The whole Onsen experience is one that has to be done. Yes it is expensive, but for us one night was enough. Everything from the greet at the station to the time you leave has been thought through. The excellent food in your room at... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

There are so many ryokans in Kinosaki onsen. It was very lucky that my wife and I could stay in this impressive ryokan, Yamamotoya. My wife wanted to have an experience in Japanese traditional ryokan and I was also ryokan virgin. The clerk at the information center in front of train station introduced this ryokan to us. It was the... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

What an amazing place. It was snowing when we arrived after a long-ish journey from Hiroshima but the friendly welcome ,including a courtesy pick up from the train station was warming. The room was so authentic Japanese and overlooked a Japanese garden. Rooms very spacious and on arrival we were given tea and instructions on how to wear our Yukatas... More

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Guangzhou, China
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have never been to a hotel that can greet you by your name on your first arrival. They did that. They remembered the shoes for each of us, always nicely placed them at the door when we intended to go out. They served our dinner in our room, 8 dishes each! They sent our luggages to the train station,... More

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Address: 643 Kinosaki-cho Yushima, Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture 669-6101, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Toyooka > Kinosaki Onsen
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Number of rooms: 20
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