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Kobe Luminous Hotel

6-2-11, Tsukamoto-dori, Hyogo-ku, Kobe 652-0804, Hyogo Prefecture
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Ranked #60 of 114 Hotels / Ryokan in Kobe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Uppsala, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is simple but well-run. Free WiFi, very reasonable prices, simple yet good breakfast, quiet, and with some very good restaurants within walking distance. Located conveniently near that train station. If you are looking for a fancy hotel, this is not it, but if you just need a clean and tidy hotel with all the necessary amenities for business... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located near hyogo sta and strong wifi too. The only issues that I faced was the fact that hotel required check out time of 1100 am and didn't inform during check in. Being used to 1200 am check out time, I wasn't aware of the same and was not ready by the time. No flexibilities of the extended time,... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

As all hotels were booked, this was a last minute booking for me...and I was pleasantly surprised. The room was nice & clean Staff spoke English Very close to the JR Hyogo Station which was a big plus as was easy to gain access to other places. Lots of restaurants and convenience store around. The only negative side might be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

It was clean and tidy. Very close to Hyogo train station and easy to find. Reliable internet and nice big room for a very reasonable price in Kobe. Happy to stay here again if in Kobe. We were in Kobe for a wedding and stayed a few nights in the city which was about 3 times the price of this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Location is convenient. Three-minute walk to JR local station. Size of triple room is average. No problem of free WiFi. Good breakfast. Many restaurants and shops around. Polite staff. OK for business and leisure.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

This was really the worst hotel experience in my life. We had booked a small double room, no-smoking. When we arrived, they told us that they did not have this kind of room available any more as they were all taken. So they gave us another type of double room, and they said it was no-smoking. When we walked into... More 

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Kuwait
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

An average hotel. Had come for business trip and location was convenient for me. Rooms are pretty small. Bed and pillow not comfortable. Didnt use much of service over here so cant post any details on that.

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Tokyo
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

If you prefer soft mattresses, read no further. The bed at the Luminous is like a slab of rock, and the pillows are not so nice either. Other than that, this is just a standard business hotel: my room was tiny, charmless, indeed featureless, but clean and functional - free WiFi, CNN TV, fridge. Both the reception area and the... More 

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Kobe-shi, Hyogo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

The services were great, the hotel was clean and comfortable. Thumbs up :-) Because the hotel stuff doesn't really speak English, it can be a little bit tricky...but overall, this is a great place to stay, for leasure or business. I recommend it.

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