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Yamamotoya

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643 Kinosaki-cho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything. Everything was absolutely perfect. Rooms, bedding, bathroom & shower were all incredibly clean. We had our own area to drink tea and to admire the views of the garden in our own room. We were presented with Yukatas upon arrival and were taught how to wear it by its lovely staff. All the staff spoke at least a bit... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is my second time and due to long trip and cost consideration I did not stay at the previous ryokan as it cost considerably more. The price is costed per person which include stay, dinner and breakfast. The dinner is Kaiseki set dinner with plenty of food and delicately and beautifully presented. As it is winter so were were... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We spent one night at Yamamotoya. The room was spacious, comfortable, and well-heated in winter. The food was very good, and we were provided with an English-speaking server who was able to explain the food (and was very pleasant). The ryokan is well-placed along the main drag of Kinosaki, close to several of the onsens. That makes a difference when... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After our shoe box of a hotel room in Osaka our room at this ryokan felt very luxuriant! It was very spacious with a charming view of the rear garden. The furnishings and fittings are a little older but everything was very clean. We also unexpectedly had our own private bathroom and shower (which didn't get used though - the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I went to this ryokan straight after a ryokan in Kyoto so this enabled me to make some comparisons. I slept better (even though I could not discern any differences in the mattress), food was better (crab dinner had enough crab dishes to warrant the title), and service was military like polite. I thought it interesting that ryokan guests with... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Kinosaki is a very beautiful small town, especially when it is covered with snow. Upon reaching Kinosakionsen station, there will be people asking where will you be staying and assigned you to a bus that will send you there. However, as this isn't my first stay at a ryokan, I was actually quite disappointed with Yamamotoya. Location wise, it is... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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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Sydney
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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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singapore
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21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

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 December 5, 2014 via mobile

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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