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Hotel Monterey Kobe

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2-11-13 Shimoyamate-dori, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I am reviewing this hotel. Stayed here two years ago and physically has not changed. This time I opted for one of the economy rooms rather than the more expensive and more expansive rooms on the third floor. The economy rooms are roomy for a Japanese hotel and the entry hallway of each room is... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.mefixer Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. The rooms combine a refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing and comfortable... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very classic in term of decoration and the shape of its building.Every weekend usually this hotel is used for wedding ceremony.Hotel has special function room looklikes a mini chapel for wedding ceremony. Room is old but clean and not so small like average room in Japan. Location is only 10 minutes walking from Sannomiya station and a... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.BENARTO K Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However,... More 

Winston Hills
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught the Airport Limousine bus from Kansai Airport which drops you at Sannomiya Station. Initially we were lost until a friendly local pointed the way. Once you see McDonalds on the corner, it's not far. Next day we were able to plan our return route with bags via two subway elevators right to the station entrance. As we were... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.lwo Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment, The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. Easily accessible by air or SHINKANCEN bullet train, Kobe also maintains an extensive network... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This hotel surprised us with a feel of being in an old English mansion. Staff were nice and helpful. A decent sized room that came with pyjama dress. Deco at the lobby was lovely for weddings. Conveniently located near Sannomiya subway. Restaurants and 24 hours convenient stores all around. Direct bus from Kobe-Sanda outlet mall to Sannomiya bus terminal.

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.Travel B Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. The rooms combine a refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I stayed here in April 2016. This hotel has some 'interesting decor' it kind of looks like it's trying to be an italuan villa in Japan. Despite this, it's in a great location very near the shopping area of Sannomiya right next to Ikuta temple. There is also a metro station nearby which is very handy. The rooms were clean... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.KiwiTravelers Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. The rooms combine a refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing and comfortable... More 

Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The hotel is in a very good location - near many restaurants and shops, yet it is around the corner from the Ikuta Shrine so it is also quiet and far from the busy street. The service is excellent and the rooms are spacious by Japanese standards. Very strong wifi and we connected quickly each time we entered our room.... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.566anonymous Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,the hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. At Hotel Monterey Kobe we offer a Western & Japanese style buffet breakfast. The rooms... More 

Sydney
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149 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Only a short walk from Sannomiya station, the Osaka airports bus stop and downtown shopping district makes this a very convenient place to stay in Kobe. Being in a lively area with hundreds of restaurants in within a few minutes walk is also a bonus. Travelling alone -my single room was small as you would expect in Japan,but it had... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms geebee01 Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,easily accessible by air or SHINKANCEN bullet train, Kobe also maintains an extensive network of municipal subway and commuter train lines as well as express train links with Osaka, Kyoto and Himeji making it's location ideal for travel or business in the region.... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The location of this hotel was perfect for us, 5 minutes from Sannomiya JR station, and close to the waterfalls and cable car. It felt in the heart of a great restaurant area. The hotel has the feel of an old (in a good way- with style) European hotel, and the rooms are ample, with very helpful staff. The only... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms Sean2503 Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. We have totally appreciated the precious opinions of you. You are always welcome at our hotel and we guarantee you that you could enjoy and relax with our “O・MO・TE・NA・SHI”-hospitality. We hope you will stay our hotel again. Best Regards Front Desk Hirofumi Kan More 

Singapore, Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Place is very conveniently located, the train stations are just a short walk away. The hotel is within the shopping area, and there are streets after streets of shopping here. A lot of eateries, and convenient stores around as well, (for Muslim tourists), there are even halal eateries and a mosque located nearby. Hotel room is spacious, clean and toiletries... More 

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms Haysiah Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment, We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is... More 

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64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

✅ good location ✅ checkin is fast ✅ rooms are small ✅ a little dated and maybe outdated ✅ wifi is good ✅ no pool ✅ no gym ✅ food is very basic ✅ room based on day booked ✅ early booking is cheap ✅ aircon is old ✅ bedding is really basic can get cold ✅ bathroom is tiny

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Dear Mr/Ms.Hira H Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. We have totally appreciated the precious opinions of you. You are always welcome at our hotel and we guarantee you that you could enjoy and relax with our hospitality. Front Desk Hirofumi Kan More 

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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Monterey Kobe offers a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. The hotel recreates the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. We invite you to rest in the comfortable sofas in the lobby area to cure your initial travel weariness. Then take a stroll through the courtyard where you can wander through the colonnades to the sound of flowing water from the fountains, helping to calm your spirit and evoke sentimental feelings of nostalgia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Monterey Kobe

Address: 2-11-13 Shimoyamate-dori, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe
Price Range: $87 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Monterey Kobe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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