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Yamamotoya

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643 Kinosaki-cho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the middle of the seven public onsens overlooking the canal in a great location. The rooms are nothing special, but are clean and quiet. We didn't have a chance to try their food unfortunately with quite a number of restaurants nearby. Good value at $200 AUD/$150 US per night.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We had a lovely stay in this traditional ryokan. Warm and friendly. The location is good. It located at the heart of Kinosaki-onsen town and in between the 7 public bathhouses. Three down the road on the right and another three down the road on the left. Around 8 mins walk from train station. Once we came out from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We picked this hotel because the price was quite reasonable for a night stay with 2 meals at a traditional onsen ryokan. We were happy with what we got. The room was spacious and overlooked the canal. There is a nice peaceful atmosphere along the canal at night. A service staff comes in to serve the meal during dinner time... More 

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Badalona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great experience and best location! It is a traditional Ryokan well located in the city center. (actually there are two main streets in Kinoski Onsen). English is spoken but not for all of the staff which I must say were nice to us and helpful - when they showed us our room ( a nice tatami floor room with our... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

It was really a 3.4. Rooms are good view over the willow lined canal was great. Clean and onsen is nice for a ryokan. The whole experience of Kinosaki is great fun. Walking the streets in Kimono and Yukata. They have little ice cream or beer stops along the way as you walk from onsen to onsen. Reason for the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's probably easier to review a ryokan once I have stayed in at least half a dozen. It is not a regular hotel, so there are things that are missing and added. This is basically a room with a toilet. The other common facility is a restaurant and a tiny lobby. Please note that you don't have any shower/bath in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Just one night at this beautiful Ryokan and despite a slight English barrier, everything worked out perfectly. It was our first pure Ryokan experience and we were not disappointed. The service and Japanses set food was just amazing for dinner and breakfast. Everything was very organised - meals times were set and we pre-booked our 40 minutes private onsen (an... More 

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

From the moment we arrived, the staff were very friendly and helpful despite the language barrier. As soon as we checked in for our 2 nights stay, we arranged the times that dinner and breakfast would be delivered to our room. We also pre-booked in our private onsen session for each night. Once the formalities were finished, we were shown... More 

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Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Yamamotoya's location in the heart of Kinosaki-onsen town is ideal. You can easily stroll to each of the seven bathhouses and numerous shops and restaurants. That said, we found somewhat of a contrast between the beautifully renovated lobby area and the more dated rooms, which were basic in decor and smell of smoke. The owner was somewhat curt with us,... More 

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hersham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Ryokan Yamamotoya is a splendid, stylish place to stay. Guests are treated like royalty, with a welcoming and farewell committee and an unbelievable amount of bowing. The traditional room has huge windows with a seating area to admire the steep, green hills and bamboo trees outside. Shutters can be closed to create a cosy bedroom later. Green tea is served... More 

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