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Taiko no Yu

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Good overall onsen facility in one of the oldest Onsen towns in Japan

The story goes that Taiko no Yu was founded by a famous samurai warlord called Taiko who loved... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Matt L
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Quite busy both worth the experience

If you want an hot spring resort with the "Gold" and "Silver" baths then I'd highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
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292-2 Ikenojiri, Arima-cho, Kita, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is a huge onsen complex and you could easily spend a few hours here. Unless your really into history, I'd skip going to the public bath houses and just come here as they have everything that the other onsens have and more. When we...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

The story goes that Taiko no Yu was founded by a famous samurai warlord called Taiko who loved going to Arima onsens during the 1600-1700s (?). So the Arima district has a lot of history attached to it. I travelled to Taiko no Yu during...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

If you want an hot spring resort with the "Gold" and "Silver" baths then I'd highly recommend this one. I spend a couple of hours there and enjoyed all the extra facilities. There are a lot of baths for you to choose from and a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

It is probably the best day tour onsen facility in Japan. The hot water itself is super, and other things like restaurant is also nice. You can enjoy Arima town before or after here. Strongly recommend visiting here!!

Date of experience: January 2018
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Been to many of such themed park onsen elsewhere and I have to give it just 3 stars. There's no spectacular views to boost, no great meal and can be very crowded. It is also quite expensive for the price. Parking fee is exorbitant. We...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent...More

Reviewed December 9, 2017

I visited Taiko no Yu on 9 Dec 2017 in the afternoon. It was my first time there. I went to the Rotenburo/hot spring baths that are situated outdoors on the top floor of Taiko no Yu (of the women's section). It was a cold...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent...More

Reviewed December 2, 2017

If you don't have much time to spend in Arima Onsen or only just have a day trip, consider purchasing a package deal for Taiko no Yu online before coming down. I found one that had the Dr Fish and ice cream for a reasonable...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed October 5, 2017

9/9(this year), I was wondering around Kobe with few frens. And to get relief from the tiredness of the day, we're seeking for a spa. Eventually, found it "Arima Onsen Taiko no Yu". We had a terrific experience for about 3-4 hours here. First, we...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed August 7, 2017

You don't need anything and any reservations to get into onsen. The price includes a towel, a bathtowel, and clothes worn inside the facility. They have a food court, a Japanese restaurant and a souvenier shop serving yummy softcreams. I recommend you should try the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

If you're intending to make a quick trip to have an onsen experience, this would be a good option. Most onsen(s) in the arima area would require a pre-booking. Either you're staying overnight or reserving the onsen together with lunch / dinner. Taiko-no-Yu would accept...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

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