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Hyoe Koyokaku

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1904 Arima-cho Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know about Arima onsen, Kobe for a long time. At last I have visited there Feb-2015. I visit Arima on Feb-2015, it is very cold by that time. I stay in Japanese style room, so I will be have Kaiseki Ryori, Japanese traditional cuisine and breakfast in my room. Also I have tried all 3 public onsen (bath) in... More 

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兵衛向陽閣, Manager at Hyoe Koyokaku, responded to this review

Dear Qbill079, Thank you for reviewing your stay at our ryokan and for accompanying it with nice photos of the kaiseki dinner and Arima River Shinsui Park. We are delighted to read that you had `a wonderful onsen experience` , you tried our 3 public onsen baths and that, even though it was cold and dark in the early morning,... More 

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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Where should I start? Everything was so nice! Conveniently located. Right at the foot step of the Main Street where you find all the shops and places to visit. View of excellent, overlooking the area. The onsen is a must try. Beautifully decorated, both indoor and outdoor, Japanese and western style, "gold" and "silver" onsen! Best way to relax and... More 

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兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe Koyokaku, responded to this review

Dear sir / madam Thank you for choosing Hyoe Koyokaku and for taking the time to write a review and to recommend us. We are very glad to read that you enjoyed your stay here. And we are looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Trip Advisor Arima Spa Hyoe Koyokaku 9 March 2015 Nihon e ikimacho. Let's visit Japan Among many cities in Japan travelled in the past five years, this is my first time ever travelled west of Osaka. Our destination is to visit Japan's finest castle Himeji and Arima hot spring spot. We chose to stay at Hyoe Koyokaku Hotel for a... More 

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兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe Koyokaku, responded to this review

Dear sir / madam Thank you for choosing Hyoe Koyokaku and for taking time to write a review and to recommend us. We are very glad to read that you enjoyed the Ryokan and Onsen. Also we appreciate your kind words about our staff. It was our pleasure. We are looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
65 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night in the south buidling. Service was great right from arrival to departure. The staff were friendly and helpful with the luggage. Before I came, they were also helpful with arranging for a taxi minivan to the mount Rokko snow park. The rooms were authentic japanese style and quite spacious. They had welcome afternoon green tea... More 

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兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe Koyokaku, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Sporetravel01, Thank you for choosing our ryokan and for taking the time to write a review and to recommend us. We are glad to read that you enjoyd the washitsu-Japanese style rooms, the onsen and you liked the dinner and the breakfast. We appreciate your kind words about our staff. It was our pleasure and we are glad that... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Traditional japanese way of relaxing and enjoying a full hot spring experience. The food was great and the baths was luxurious. They have 3 different baths available to the public which i thoroughly enjoyed. For those that want some private onsen baths can book their private ones for a fee. We booked the private outdoor baths and it was a... More 

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兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe Koyokaku, responded to this review

Dear sir / madam Thank you for choosing Hyoe Koyokaku. And also gave us great comment. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay here, and looking forward to seeing you again. Manager More 

Macao
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I don’t find anything very special about this hot spring hotel. It’s the usual good service as offered in most of the hotels in Japan. The onsen area is OK. I chose one dinner of Kobe beef BBQ and another night the usual buffet. Food is good. I was lucky that I was upgraded for the 2 nights I stayed... More 

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Dear sir / madam Thank you for choosing Hyoe Koyokaku. And we are very glad that you liked our food and hot spring. Please come back again. We are looking forward to seeing you. Manager More 

Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We drove and stayed in the top floor of the South Wing. Although the onsens and food were all in the North and West Wings, access still very convenient. The onsens were great with choices of hot, cold and outdoor. The three onsens are opened in-turns from 5am to 1am, so no excuse not to pay a visit. Our room... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is perfect. Clean and comfortable and very close to the train station (shutter service can be arranged anyway). The Kaiseki dinner was impressive. The buffet breakfast was also lovely. I only tried the two out of three onsen. They were very nice. Communication is not a problem. They have English and Chinesr speaking front desk. Definitely I will... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I traveled to Arima onsen in Kobe and stayed at this hotel with group of friends and family. Try out Japanese on-sen and ryokan (Traditional Japanese inn). Hotel is a mix of modern and traditional Japanese way. Room is very spacious and this was first impression. View from the room is spectacular, looking down hill and surrounding by mountains. Public... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
43 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stayed 1 night with the family at this wonderful onsen ryokan. Room was on 14th floor on the west wing and it is wonderful. The west wing has newer rooms and certainly are the ones to go for as it also are high floor rooms which offers a great view of the entire area. Chosen the buffet food option and... More 

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