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Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Arima Onsen and found that I LOVE THIS PLACE. It's calm, peaceful and I can walk around the town by myself. ไปแบบไม่คาดหวังอะไรแต่ประทับใจมาก อากาศดี วันที่ไปคนไม่เยอะมาก เดินเล่นรอบๆ เมืองได้สบาย ได้ชิมน้ำแร่โซดาอร่อยๆ ด้วย

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

A lovely hill town. There’s narrow streets, Grand and Moderate hotels- at a price. The marvelous Arima Toy Museum is worth the half hour trip from Sannomiya station. We haven’t found a great restaurant there outside the hotels. Good for a day trip and great...More

2  Thank HanoiFamily
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The gold and silver onsen waters are the highlight of this onsen town. This town is very small and can be covered with a day trip. There are very few foreign tourists here, mostly Japanese tourists in this town.

Thank Diviva
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Arima Onsen is located in the northern backside of the Rokko Mountains, and easily accessed by a Subway-Kobe Electric Railway link via Tanigami or bus from Sannomiya. It is about an hour from Hankyu Umeda terminal in Osaka. This is one of the oldest hot...More

4  Thank ShibaInuGuide
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Although the japanese bath is a dfferent experience, My wife and I loved this placce. The staff was great and the in room dinner was excellent. This included Kobe beef.

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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Rode on the ropeway from mount rokko to arima onsen. The view was fantastic, and comes with japanese commentaries. The walk from the ropeway station took about 20 min (challenging slopes, not for those with mobility issues). Did not try the onsen but had a...More

Thank SeeStarsSee
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Had a great day out today to Arima Onsen and Rokko. Getting to Arima Onsen town is straight forward. I took the Hankyu -Kobe line from my hotel at Juso station at 9am in the morning. The train ride to Sannomiya station took 25 mins...More

9  Thank Shawn C
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Arima Onsen is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, in Japan. It is near Osaka (about 1 and a half hours by train) and Kobe (about 30min). The place is tranquil and picturesque, and the town has quite a number of hot spring...More

1  Thank Celebr8_8
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We visited Aroma Onsen using Public Buses from Kobe. You can also get Buses from Namba and Osaka.Stations they take about 1 to 1.5 hours. For the Express Bus from Sannomiya Station you will need a reservation.Tickets are available at the Bus Ticket Counter in...More

2  Thank Lynne L
Reviewed May 15, 2018

If you love hot spring bath ..must visit. The town is on the hillside so it involves walking up and downhill with narrow street. There are a few small shrine and temple around town. There is a free foot hot spring to try if you...More

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August 12, 2018|
Response from poh3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Taiko No Yu is the 2400 yen for a day pass onsen. I went there as well and enjoyed it! Consider looking online for package deals with Taiko No Yu as well. :)
Hien T
July 18, 2018|
Response from bucketlisttravellers | Reviewed this property |
I’ve seen people do it, but you’re not supposed to and they have signs at the entry forbidding it. If it’s small enough to put a bandaid on it, then I suggest doing that.
aleka K
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Eunicedou | Reviewed this property |
for onsen, easy put on clothes like one piece n slippers would be fine. there are also open air public onsen for foot then no changing clothes requires. enjoy