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Hotel Monterey Kobe

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2-11-13 Shimoyamate-dori, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Vigan, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The hotel is within the City and is walking distance to restaurants, shopping centers, onsen and other beautiful spots in Kobe! As you ride in the elevator, you feel like entering into a time capsule due to its not-so-ordinary "floor-indicator" at the ground floor. Staff are very good. Wifi is not good.

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Keaau, Hawaii
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111 reviews 111 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Our small tour group arrived very late at night due to long lines at Kansai Airport for customs and immigration (2 hours). Hotel staff met our bus and carted most of our luggage uphill on the side street too narrow for our bus. The room was adequate and clean. The wifi worked seamlessly. The buffet breakfast was ample and included... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The hotel was very easy to find, right next to Ikuta Shrine a simple stroll away from Sannomiya station. Solid breakfest (japanese/western), good enough wifi, polite staff and regular good quality rooms (quite spacious rooms for japan)

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Aomori, Japan
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170 reviews 170 reviews
80 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Rating: 3.7 stars. Old World, New World: both styles offer appeal, and each attracts followers according to their fancies. Come to Hotel Monterey Kobe for the former. The staff was helpful and friendly. The room was plenty clean and comfortable, and was slightly larger than expected. Internet speed was acceptable. Two small negatives: the elevators were a little slow...in keeping... More 

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Manila
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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167 reviews 167 reviews
144 hotel reviews
208 helpful votes 208 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
88 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 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 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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