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Arima Onsen Hotel Kinzan

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1302-4 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Douglas, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

From the minute you walk through the gate at the Hotel Kinzan, you know you are somewhere different. The service is smooth and professional without being pretentious and immediately provides the weary traveler a calm, relaxing environment. The hotel is Traditional, yet modern, is sublime but refreshing. You'd think the juxtaposition of these would cause a grinding conflict, but they... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The reception by kimono-dressed receptionists immediately sets the mood for a cultural experience. Although the Ryokan has the facilities of a business hotel -- elevator, western style bar -- it does not deter from an authentic Onsen experience. The Onsen is large and well equipped, with an outdoor iron-rich hot spring, and an indoor mineral hot spring. Breakfast is as... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My husband and I spend an evening here, and loved the cultural experience! One of the reasons we chose to stay here was because you could book a private hot spring as a couple, rather than having to share a public one. -Service: we were warmly welcomed and well taken care of. Upon arrival we were given a Japanese "bean"... More 

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48 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

How extraordinary is that. The Arima Grand Hotel is #1 on TA, however if you want a more boutique Ryokan experience, with Michelin star quality food, then Kinzan is a better choice. Kinzan is still a fairly large establishment, with facilities such as a banquet hall and conference rooms, a sizeable gift store, a Karaoke bar and even a piano... More 

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