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APA Hotel Kobe Sannomiya

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5-2-14 Gokodori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0087, Hyogo Prefecture
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Oahu, Hawaii
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Let's say it's kinda small, it is Japan. Staying for convenience-close to Sannomiya hub-(it's one of the best & confusing one-lots of exits) - so having baggage going to hotel is okay-thank goodness for wheels! You gotta cross busy intersection but everyone has big bags. We brought a standard 25inch with wheels/ <10 mins walk. Check-in smooth-very little English spoken... More 

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アパホテル神戸三宮, 宿泊課 at APA Hotel Kobe Sannomiya, responded to this review
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この度はアパホテル〈神戸三宮〉の御宿泊いただきまして誠にありがとうございました。 お客様のご指摘真摯に受け止めさせて、今... More 

Hanoi, Ha Noi, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

As other business hotels in Japan, Apa hotel Kobe Sanomiya is very convenient to access other places but room, lobby, the place for breakfast ... are too small, make me uncomfortable. Not only in Kobe, I stayed at Apa Hotel in some city in Japan, they seems have these common points, "too small" and a little stink.

Thank NgocPhamVan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

While the hotel is a short walk from the rail station, it's convenience is not worth it. The rooms are tiny, even for Japan, and not comfortable. The room felt old, the furniture was scratched up, and the lampshade had been melted. Not replacing a melted lampshade gave an indication of the quality of this hotel. The room was very... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The maps are true! This hotel is really close to the Sannomiya Station in Kobe. It is not the closest but it certainly is not far from the station when you are lugging around bags. It is just 2 corners from the station, in a very safe part of time. The staff is not very adept at English but they... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was real professionally maintained hotel. Japan hotel rooms are usually small but I wont complain about it. The linen in rooms, furniture and entire hotel are very well arranged and maintained nearly 3 or 4 star hotel. It is within walking to JR Sannomiya station which connects to Osaka and Kyoto via direct JR trains while Shin Kobe is... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I have no issues with the staff at this hotel, they were very helpful. The location was great, lots to see nearby and easy to get around Kobe and out into surrounding areas. This is the second hotel I have stayed in within the APA chain, and it follows the same pattern as the first. The rooms are small. The... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

it's cheap and good location.and it's eco-friendly i like their Shisedo conditioner. But the room is too small for 2 people. it's too tight.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Located close to the Sannomiya Station. A convenience store and post office are a 2-minutes' walk away. Space was rather tight in the room: I found it alright since I only stayed a night, any longer and I may have felt claustrophobic. Receptionists were helpful, from offering to keep luggage before room was ready for check-in, to providing a guide... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Very close to the Kobe Sanomyia train station, though I'd recommend Google Map/Mapquesting it first, since it's one of the shorter high rises in the area and it's a block down from the main road. (unlike some other hotels right on the road which you'd have to be blind to miss). Rates are listed on their English website; bookings can... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

The hotel is rather cheap and well located, close to the Sannomiya station from where you can take a train to Osaka, Kyoto, Kansai airport etc. The staff at the reception is very nice but there might be problems with English. Rooms are clean, with tiny bathrooms, hair-dryer etc but very very small. Beds can be too short if you... More 

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Additional Information about APA Hotel Kobe Sannomiya

Address: 5-2-14 Gokodori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0087, Hyogo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe > JR Sannomiya Station , Sannomiya Station
Price Range: $74 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — APA Hotel Kobe Sannomiya 3*
Number of rooms: 202
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