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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 weeks and walked almost 100 miles seeing all Japan. This was our last stop and it couldnt have been better. The Onsen was relaxing and perfect for sore muscles. Staff spoke sufficient English and we understand enough Japanese to get by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The room is beautiful and comfortable. It feels so relaxing to stay in the Japanese room. The only drawback is its western bedding is average. The osen is beautiful too; the view in the morning is great from the osen. The hotel is on a slope near the bus station and village center, very convenient. It also provides transit service... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Only arrived here after dark, it's a short but steep walk from the railway station. We immediately had to have our pre-booked Japanese dinner. To wear the Japanese clothing and sit on the floor Japanese style whilst dining was challenging but fun. The dinner itself was good but the menu was unfortunately only in Japanese so not sure what we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

U may walk up or ask for a ride (staff will wait for in the train station) Nice japanese dinner offer by the hotel, and after that the staff will help u to make tatame! And thw spa is cool, different spa for woman and man in different time slot! Staff is helpful and nice! I should spend more time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

It is a short but fairly hard, hilly walk from the train station over a narrow road without sidewalks. Pack lightly or grab a taxi. If walking, go up the hill from the train station, pass the red Nene bridge and 7-eleven store, then turn left up the hill after the next bridge, go pass the Koyokaku hotel. You’ll see... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed one night in this Onsen, and had quite an experience. Keep in mind reading this review, we are from Norway, and will review the place for being international tourists. Finding Kosekaku might seem a bit difficult, but it's actually a quite straigth forward process, and doesn't take that long time from Kobe. Entering was an experience in itself,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Best Onsen in my view is more compact. This is large building, somewhat lacking personality. However the quality of it can be described as very good. The food was nice and well prepared. Rooms large and view out of the window relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stayed one night there and regretted for not staying longer. Onsen was awesome, room was big and clean, food was not amazing but tasted fairly okay. Our server did not speak too much English but her smile and efforts made to make us understand could compensate that. This Onsen Ryokan situated at a beautiful and quiet area, the view from... More 

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Motoyu1455, お客様担当マネージャー at Kosenkaku, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at KOSENKAKU. You seemed to enjoy your stay in our RYOKAN,and we are glad. We hope that the visitors who come here spend time slowly by enjoying a hot spring ”KINSEN"and " KAISEKI" meal. Please come again to KOSENKAKU when you visit ARIMA ONSEN. We intend to make an effort to become able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights, and will remember this forever. Kosenkaku is a large ryokan (probably about 60 or more rooms) located a few minutes walk outside Arima Onsen. Set well up in the hills, and off the main roads, it delivers peace and tranquility. From the initial check-in, we were treated like royalty. Even though very few foreigners go to... More 

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motoyu, お客様担当マネージャー at Kosenkaku, responded to this review

We sincerely thank you for staying at KOSENKAKU. You seemed to enjoy a 3-day stay heartily,and we are glad. Arima is near from downtown of Kobe,but it has a hot spring resort unique atmosphere. In addition,because this KOSENKAKU is a typical Japanese inn,we think that everything during the stay might become interesting for you. The dish that you ate is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

When I go to a ryokan, I usually stay in a place with less than 30 rooms, so this one looked massive to me. However, it's got a nice garden and a few lodges in its grounds where you can stroll around in the fresh morning air (check out is 11am whilst many other ryokan's ask you to leave at... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kosenkaku is a Japanese style ryokan,located in a large site with beautiful Japanese garden.You can stay in a quiet environment and enjoy good scenery.Experience Japanese hospitality, including traditional Japanese Kaiseki dinner in your room.We have two types of large communal baths, which you can enjoy unique color of Kinsen, our original hot springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kosenkaku

Address: 1455-1 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe > Arima Onsen
Price Range: $184 - $634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kosenkaku 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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