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the b kobe

3.0 of 5 2-11-5 Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0011, Japan
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the centre of the Sannomiya district where a wide variety of shops and restaurants can be found. There are some clubs around the corner but they don't cause any nuisance to hotel guests. You can reach the JR Sannomiya Station in 5 minutes on foot. As for the Shinkansen's Shin-Kobe Station, you can reach there... More

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear ilovetravellingyeah, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and service from our staff. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s great attractions, Shrines and shopping. Next time you are in Kobe please take the time to go down to the port... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed at B Kobe for one night. Took number 6 bus from Kansai airport to Sannomiya and then a short walk. Was pleasantly surprised at size of room. The room was absolutely spotless and bathroom well stocked. Plenty of soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc etc. I've got to say that after a 24 hour trip the heated toilet seat was ..well....appreciated.... More

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Dear TheWebSlayer, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and facilities of your room. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s great attractions, Shrines and shopping and conveniently located to public transportation. Next time you are in Kobe for pleasure please take... More

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815 reviews 815 reviews
102 hotel reviews
555 helpful votes 555 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Booked a twin room which gave us an excellent stay in a very large bedroom. The hotel within walking distance of Sannomiya Station and a short taxi ride to the Shinkansen Shin- Kobe station. All the normal B extras … free tea and coffee 24/7 available in the lobby. Excellent wi-fi. Fridge & tea & coffee making facilities in the... More

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear elsiek, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your stay the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and facilities of your room. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s great attractions, Shrines and shopping and conveniently located to public transportation. Next time you are in Kobe for pleasure... More

London UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed at the B Kobe for two nights as my wife was attending a Jewellery fair in Kobe We tried to book a ryokan but could not find one in the city centre, so ended up with this very modern business hotel It’s very centrally located in the centre of town about a 5 minute walk from Sannomiya station... More

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear Jolynes, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and facilities of your room. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s great attractions, Shrines and shopping and conveniently located to public transportation. Next time you are in Kobe for pleasure please take... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

With the hotel price that i paid, it would not be the valued hotel to recommended. The Superior Twin room is small and consist only 16㎡. Therefore, if you have 2 luggage's with size 20 inches will definitely a bad idea or problem to stay in here. If you don't mind with the room size. It would be a convenience... More

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear Shya83, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location, our facilities and our neighborhood. You certainly gave a great description of the sights to see while in Kobe. Since you seem to know of many great dining options in our area, may we suggest that you try... More

Gdansk, Poland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The b Hotel is very good place. Air conditioning room with frigo and fantastic bathroom with automatic w-c. New towels and pyjama every day. Excellent bed. Breakfast is little to much in japanese style but not bad. Staff not good speaking english but communicative. In neighbourhood many atractions, bars, restaurants and shops.

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear Posejdon12345, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and comfort of your room. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s great attractions, Shrines and shopping. Next time you are in Kobe please take the time to go down to the port... More

Massafra, Italy
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66 reviews 66 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The hotel is located in the center of Kobe near shops, restaurants and the main station. Rooms are bigger than usual (in Japan), cleaned and with a nice design... I really appreciated my one-night stay there! I would have liked to have much time to enjoy it more...

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear strafElga, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and design of your room. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s great attractions, Shrines and shopping. Next time you are in Kobe please take the time to go down to the port... More

Colchester, UK
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

There was nothing outrageously bad about this hotel but nothing outstandingly good about it. Breakfast was poor and eaten in a restaurant not apparently attached to the hotel. Rooms and bathroom extremely small by european standards. Staff not particularly warm or friendly unlike other hotels we stayed in whilst in Japan. Upside of Kobe though was the friendly people on... More

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear reynards, Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our b kobe. First of all we wish to sincerely apologize for the shortcomings you experienced during your stay. Again please accept our apologies for the inconveniences you encountered and thank you for bringing these to our attention. Best regards, Renaud Payette Managing Director West Japan Cluster Ishin Hotels... More

Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This place is right in the centre of things, right across from tokyu hands in sannomiya. I used to live in kobe and this is the area you want to base yourself. Its one stop from shin kobe if you come in by Shinkansen (take the seishin Yamate line to sannomiya) or you can walk down flower road from shin... More

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear Fulham Whites, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location, our facilities and neighborhood. Our area is well known for it’s fine eateries so if you return you may want to try some at our street level entrance. There you’ll find a Thai restaurant, a renowned steak... More

Hong Kong
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Simple and clean business hotel, many restaurants, shops around, walking distance to Malls, China Town. Fine enough for few days sight seeing at Kobe. Plaisir is just at Ground Floor, highly recommend to try.

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IshinHotelsWest, マネージャー at the b kobe, responded to this review

Dear InAuto, Thank you for your generous comments concerning the b kobe. We are glad to read that you appreciated our location and neighborhood. As you noticed we are located so close to many of Kobe’s attractions. Next time you are in Kobe please take the time to take the ropeway which takes you to a beautiful mountaintop garden and... More

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Address: 2-11-5 Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0011, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — the b kobe 3*
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