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Arimahon Onsen Kin no Yu

833 Arimacho, Kitaku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-904-0680
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Small onsen with golden water

We got to the gold onsen (Kin no Yu) at 9:50am and planned to stay there until 11:30am. When we... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
JonHSydney
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Sydney, Australia
Hustly, bustly until you get in the bath

My daughter loves taking the watersand this is reputed to be the best of the accessible bathing... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2017
Stephenbkk20156
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Okayama Prefecture, Japan
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Apr 15, 2018
“Small onsen with golden water”
Jun 3, 2017
“Hustly, bustly until you get in the bath”
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833 Arimacho, Kitaku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-904-0680
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We got to the gold onsen (Kin no Yu) at 9:50am and planned to stay there until 11:30am. When we entered the onsen we found there were only 3 pools there and no outdoor area and realised we'd allowed way too much time there. There...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

My daughter loves taking the watersand this is reputed to be the best of the accessible bathing places in Arima. We went on a weekday just after the New Year holidays. It was busy, busy, busy. It seems a lot of people bathe here each...More

2  Thank Stephenbkk20156
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

You can just relax and be yourself. The hot water is full brown caused by iron. And its taste is a bit salty. Many foreigners, especially asian, were in there.

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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Kin no Yu is a small place so when I did my research on Arima Onsen, many reviews said it gets overcrowded. Therefore, I decided to go after 6 pm and ta-da, at one point I was the only person in the pool! The water...More

9  Thank Pom0128
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Reviewed December 22, 2015

I was here two years ago and it was great, especially after I was tired from traveling around Kansai. This place is a good place for bathing to relax.

1  Thank Penguinov
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Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

It is one of two general useable Onsen it is small and loud. You will may not be there than one houre. For tattood people it is the only posble onsen herr

6  Thank Aeneas S
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

My brother and I visited here after doing Mt Rokko, and it was great. The people inside were really nice and there is enough English signage to get the general idea of how it works. Basically you walk in and take your shoes off. Then...More

6  Thank bfwolf35805
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

Me and a few friends went on a day hike up to the top of Mount Rokko and then down into Arima Onsen. The hike was tough, but the Kin no Yu really fixed all the tired and achy muscles. The little town is also...More

1  Thank TrentsterGa
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Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was our first onsen visit and we really enjoyed it - the place was much nicer, cleaner and friendlier than a Sento we visited recently! They are also tattoo friendly if that concerns you.

4  Thank NekoKiwi
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Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

There is a normal Onsen I think but I still feel comfortable and related! Maybe I am foreign and walked harder! It's a great experience and good memory this year!

Thank dhfeng
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lejohnson0614
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Response from urbantazan | Reviewed this property |
I saw a man, who is maybe Japanese, Korean or Chinese, had tattoo of 2 dragons on his chest in Kin no Yu last month. So possibly you can take the bath. But you should email to ask its bathhouse, just in case. Recently I saw... More
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