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Hyoe Koyokaku

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1904 Arima-Cho, Kita-Ku, Kobe 651-1401 Hyogo Prefecture
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Hyoe Koyokaku is a ryokan with long tradition in Arima Onsen. You can choose from a variety of stay plans or day trip plans and you can relax at our large public baths. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our ryokan.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Hot tub
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Table tennis
Free shuttle or taxi services
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Shuttle bus service
Spa
Hot spring bath
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Air purifier
Housekeeping
Safe
Telephone
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Classic
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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Christopher R wrote a review Jun 2019
San Francisco, California1 contribution
Loved the hot springs here, went in 2016, this review is long overdo! Would come back here again, highly recommended! In a very quaint area, all staff are extremely friendly and helpful/hospitable. Had no problem getting around with our limited Japanese!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Hyoe_Koyokaku, Manager at Hyoe Koyokaku
Responded Jul 7, 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for the review. We are delighted to read that you stayed at our ryokan 3 years ago and that you found our staff to be extremely friendly and helpful/hospitable. Thank you for recommending us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back again at Hyoe Koyokaku in the near future. Best regards, Manager
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Eyeleans wrote a review Apr 2019
30 contributions14 helpful votes
This is the first ryokan/onsen I’ve ever been to so I don’t have a point of comparison in terms of if one is better than another. We visited this place with a 9 month old baby. They were super accommodating for the baby. There were baby chairs in the hot spring pools (not that I brought my baby in but good to know it was an option). They even placed a table seating for her during meals. So I was super confused when I made my booking because of all the meal options. We opted for the Kobe beef bbq kaseikei. The meal was not served in the room, it was served in a restaurant but we had a private room. Which was fine by us because we didn’t want to smell like bbq. The meal was delicious!! The room was gorgeous. We had a beautify mountain view from the balcony. And a nice little seating area with a massage chair to hang after the baby went to sleep. We took the Hankyu bus from Osaka to get to Arima Onsen. Google maps said the hotel was a 3 min walk, so we didn’t bother calling for a shuttle pickup. It was a very long 3 mins. Very steep uphill climb...pushing a baby stroller and luggage. I recommend calling the shuttle regardless of how close you are. Overall a super relaxing experience. Highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Marie K wrote a review Apr 2019
Vancouver, Canada21 contributions9 helpful votes
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Totally eye Candy hotel!! Hotel claims to be 5 Star Hotel, but how?? REAL ROOM CONDITION: Very Old, Filty, Dirty. DINNER Buffet: Only fish u will see will be very tiny chopped salmon and tuna that are not even refilled. Other food taste either bland, salty or overcooked!! SERVICE: If you are Asian n not Japanese, plz expect to get kind of service that you wouldn't even get at a cheap hostel. Not only would staff ignore your request, even worse when i brought bloodstain on my bedsheet, Only reply i got was I am sorry (from 5 star hotel??!!) HotSpring: Yes, the water was brown, but had a very strong bleach & Chlorine smell. Would you want to pay $400 or even more per night to stay in this kind of hotel? I really have doubt in the reviews.. WOREST HOTEL THAT I HAVE EVER STAYED IN MY LIFE!!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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patrick-syd wrote a review Mar 2019
Bangkok, Thailand874 contributions77 helpful votes
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We went to Arima Onsen and stayed at Hyoe Koyokaku for only 1 night. Our group reserved a few types of room, but my room with my auntie and my niece was on the top floor with private hot tub outside the balcony. As the Ryokan is on the hill so the view from our room was breathtaking! There was a massage chair in the room too, but I didn't use it. As we arrived in the evening, so we were in time for the Kaiseki dinner reserved in at advance. The Kaiseki dinner was spectacular and delicious! After dinner, I went back to the room and found that they had arranged the Japanese style futon sheets for us to sleep. Anyway, I went down to the public bath (onsen) and very much enjoyed all the onsen facilities in the Ryokan. The next morning, I got up early and headed down to have myself soaked once again in all available bath area. I really enjoyed the hot spring very much both day and night, and both inside and outside bath. After the bath, it was breakfast time! We had delicious breakfast buffet style. Then it's time to explore Arima Onsen little town and lovely old streets, before checking out. Although the Ryokan was quite old and outdated but service was very good. The building complex was quite confusing though, if you use a wrong elevator or corridor, you might end up somewhere in the building instead of where you wanted to go! So try to stick to the usual way you use to go to lobby or public bath area. I'd love to visit here again if I have a chance.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Janey H wrote a review Dec 2018
Hong Kong44 contributions22 helpful votes
It was my 2nd times to stay there for 1 night with my family. The location, service, maintenance and food are excellent as same as the past. The shuttle service is great as you can take it anytime to travel around the Arima Onsen as a private car. No need to wait the departure time or accompany with other guests. It is a good service if you are travel with elderly. Highly recommend to stay there.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Hyoe_Koyokaku, Manager at Hyoe Koyokaku
Responded Dec 26, 2018
Dear Janey H, Thank you for taking the time to share impressions following your 2nd time stay at our ryokan and to recommend us. I am glad that also this time you find the food and the service to be excellent. I hope that you enjoyed your holiday and that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again at Hyoe Koyokaku. Best regards, Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$423 - $738 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiHyogo PrefectureKobeArima Onsen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
129
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hyoe Koyokaku
Which popular attractions are close to Hyoe Koyokaku?
Nearby attractions include Arima Toy Museum (0.1 miles), Arima River Kasen Shinsui Park (0.08 miles), and Tanasangen Park (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hyoe Koyokaku?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Hyoe Koyokaku?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hyoe Koyokaku?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hyoe Koyokaku?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hyoe Koyokaku?
Conveniently located restaurants include Takenaka Meat, Muragen, and Kutsurogiya.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hyoe Koyokaku?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Hyoe Koyokaku offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hyoe Koyokaku?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hyoe Koyokaku?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Yodoko Guesthouse (5.0 miles), Arima Honkaido (0.1 miles), and Taiko No Yudono Kan (0.2 miles).