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Taiko no Yu

292-2 Ikenojiri, Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-904-2291
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Good for a day trip

If you're intending to make a quick trip to have an onsen experience, this would be a good option... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bengleongn
via mobile
Full service Onsen

Easy entry to the whole Japanese Onsen experience. A short train ride from Kobe, you don't need to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Niallniallorangepeel
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good51%
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  • Poor5%
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“food hall” (2 reviews)
“arima onsen” (6 reviews)
“day trip” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
292-2 Ikenojiri, Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-904-2291
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're intending to make a quick trip to have an onsen experience, this would be a good option. Most onsen(s) in the arima area would require a pre-booking. Either you're staying overnight or reserving the onsen together with lunch / dinner. Taiko-no-Yu would accept...More

Thank bengleongn
有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy entry to the whole Japanese Onsen experience. A short train ride from Kobe, you don't need to book, and they are set up for English speaking guests. You are provided with pyjamas and towels included in the entry (extra towels at a small additional...More

Thank Niallniallorangepeel
有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed 29 April 2017

This onsen is really nice and friendly. It has English subtitles everywhere. The springs are clean and there is great variety of pools. You just pay entry money and that allows you to stay as long you want. Their kitchen is also delicious. My favorite...More

Thank Annka_CZ
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I try to visit as much as Onsen when I go to Japan and this was one of the biggest. It has several outdoor and indoor pools. The day before I have been to the place, hearing that I was planning to Taiko no Yu...More

Thank Ceren S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Bit more expensive than most places but this place really gives you a taste of saunas, gold spas, silver spas, inside and outside spas and everything in between. Good food hall. Great fun.

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有馬ビューホテルうらら, 支配人 at Taiko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Taiko no Yu is probably the most popular amongst visitors to Arima Onsen, it is certainly the largest in the town, with clean facilities and updated. The entry fee is ¥2,400 per person, you pay at the counter and they will issue you with your...More

1  Thank aadroit
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I'm staying in Osaka so I caught the bus from Umeda - 1 hour. My return bus ticket included entry (optional) to Taiko no Yu Onsen. It cost ¥3,770 which was a good price. If you visit the Information Centre in Arima Onsen town, you...More

Thank MyTravel44
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Made a day trip to Arima Onsen town and this onsen came recommended by the tourism office in Arima (which they were extremely helpful in providing us the information we needed). This onsen was big and spacious, had both indoors and outdoors baths and different...More

1  Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Took the chance to go out to Kobe from Osaka to the above. It was a wonderful outing experience. Arima is a small town located in Kobe and the air is fresh. The experience at Taiko was wonderful. Because it is a paid experience, you...More

2  Thank Jasonpeanuts
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

From Pretty much anywhere in Kansai this is an easy and well worthwhile day trip. A huge selection of baths and different types of hot stone saunas. Combining the Onsen with a hike up Mt. Rokko or Rokko Gaden is a must (However, the latter...More

2  Thank John P
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StanfordKekauoha
do you need a reservation to enter Taiko no Yu?
24 March 2017|
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Response from Jasonpeanuts | Reviewed this property |
hi , no need.
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