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Arima Onsen Hotel Kinzan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Getting to this place isn't the most convenient thing, but it's well-worth it! The staff there are extremely polite and helpful, and they are dressed in traditional Japanese attire which heightens the entire experience. Gift shop isn't too shabby as well, I managed to pick up quite a number of gifts there. I really enjoyed walking around the resort with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

If you feel ready to spend a couple of days in a authentic Onsen in the Kobe/Osaka area, then Arima is the place. We have chosen the Kinzan hotel following the recommendation in the Japanese website called "japanican" The hotel is closed to the train station and to the bus station. So very convenient. Also it is 5 minutes walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

From the minute you walk through the gate at the Hotel Kinzan, you know you are somewhere different. The service is smooth and professional without being pretentious and immediately provides the weary traveler a calm, relaxing environment. The hotel is Traditional, yet modern, is sublime but refreshing. You'd think the juxtaposition of these would cause a grinding conflict, but they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The reception by kimono-dressed receptionists immediately sets the mood for a cultural experience. Although the Ryokan has the facilities of a business hotel -- elevator, western style bar -- it does not deter from an authentic Onsen experience. The Onsen is large and well equipped, with an outdoor iron-rich hot spring, and an indoor mineral hot spring. Breakfast is as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My husband and I spend an evening here, and loved the cultural experience! One of the reasons we chose to stay here was because you could book a private hot spring as a couple, rather than having to share a public one. -Service: we were warmly welcomed and well taken care of. Upon arrival we were given a Japanese "bean"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

How extraordinary is that. The Arima Grand Hotel is #1 on TA, however if you want a more boutique Ryokan experience, with Michelin star quality food, then Kinzan is a better choice. Kinzan is still a fairly large establishment, with facilities such as a banquet hall and conference rooms, a sizeable gift store, a Karaoke bar and even a piano... More 

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Address: 1302-4 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe > Arima Onsen
Price Range: $384 - $1,081 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arima Onsen Hotel Kinzan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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