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Hotel Monterey Kobe

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2-11-13 Shimoyamate-dori, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0011, Japan
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Ranked #23 of 113 Hotels / Ryokan in Kobe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manila
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This hotel tries to present itself as an old-fashioned dated French abode but instead looks more like a dunk cavern that emits strong mold-and-cigar scents, giving one a drift that it is a trip to a haunted chateau of yore. THE UPSIDE: 1. The location Is central and close to everything, bus and train stations, shopping malls, bars and restaurants,... More

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Noosa, Australia
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130 hotel reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed at the Monterey Kobe for 2 nights in July 2014. There is very little to recommend this hotel. Clearly targeting the discount wedding market, the building has been designed as some kind of faux Spanish castle, interpreted in this case as meaning dark, dank and clammy. Service was dreadful. The receptionist did not even turn around from her... More

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Israel
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed two nights in Spring 2014, and found the hotel staff to be most helpful and willing to solve problems if they arose. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Kobe and convenient to all the major shops and night life – which bustles just outside the hotel. Had a room facing inner courtyard so did not have... More

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Oslo
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90 reviews 90 reviews
73 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Surprisingly spatious room for this category of hotels. Absolutely a good value if you are not dependent on 4 stars and up. Walking distance to entertainment area in Kobe. Will absolutely consider next time we plan to visit Kobe.

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Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

good location as very near to the JR and subway around 5-10min walk good for travelling around ... it at the side alley next to another hotel The B Kobe (which face the main road) breakfast is normal with no much choices , room abit small compare to the same group hotel i stayed in osaka. i and a few... More

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Fukuoka, Japan
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31 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I chose this hotel based on its proximity to Sannomiya Station. It doesn't look like much from the outside but the interior is, as other reviewers have written, reminiscent of a European inn, with arched doorways, tiled floors, and a vine-bedecked courtyard. The room was one of the biggest I've had when staying in a Japanese hotel, with a separate... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Location not far from the station, convenient transportation, close to shops Room style is European style, very beautiful small courtyard suitable for taking pictures

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Hong Kong, China
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

My wife and I reserved, via the internet, a double, non smoking room at the Hotel Monterey Kobe the middle of August. The hotel was recommended by a friend who lives in Kobe. Our friend had stayed in the hotel a couple of times with friends and felt quite comfortable recommending it to us. We arrived September 6, 2013 and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

The hotel may not be easily located initially. But it is quite conveniently located fairly close to Sannomiya station. It is very near to Hands, and not too far from Kobe chinatown. However during my stay, the hotel was always packed of people who were attending weddings at the chapel at the ground level. The lift was very slow, and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

8mins walk from Kyoto station n 1 min to Tokyu hands! such location is unbeatable. the church in the hotel impressed me much as the decoration was so European feel~ All amenities in this triple room is suffifcient apart from electric socket. we were not able to charge 3 mobile & 2 camera at the same time unless we use... More

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Thank you very much for staying Hotel Monterey Kobe. Thank you very much for your important coments. We are very glad to receive it. If you have next chance to visit KOBE, please reserve our hotel. We look forward to serving you again. Best Regards More

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Address: 2-11-13 Shimoyamate-dori, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0011, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Monterey Kobe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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