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Arima Onsen

828 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-903-5631
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828 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-903-5631

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We attended Arima Onsen for a day. It's a treasure and a place you must visit. It's has a number of Onsen you can visit and the entire area is a beautiful place to visit. Arima Onsen was better than we thought it would be....More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we have finally made our trip to Japan.It's been on the cards for over a year and now at last we have set our foot on the 'land of rising sun'.It's an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with dense cities,imperial palaces,mountains,national Parks and...More

Thank piku1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is rather famous for its chemical compound and location. But come on. The cheer amount of visitors and rediculously high prices outright prohibiting you from any enjoyment. I mean prices are beyond unreasonable. Just avoid and spend 2 hours in train to enjoy...More

Thank 345mike678
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Arima Onsen Ryuusenkaku - a very traditional Ryoken nestled in the upper reaches of Arima Onsen. A beautiful hotel, with lavish rooms (complete with rice doors), gorgeous views of the surrounding area, and of course the onsens (hot springs). This hotel...More

Thank 64Aviator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a short trip from downtown Kobe by bus, train, or even cable-way, Arima seems like a world away. The town is full of hot spring baths, but only two, Gin no Yu and Kin no Yu, are open to the day visitor not staying...More

1  Thank APM_01
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Had a delightful hour soaking in a hot spring terracotta bath this afternoon. A lovely local lady took the time to show me the traditional sequence of washing , soaking , soaping , scrubbing and soaking in a small hot spring . It was a...More

1  Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

No tatoo allowed, is very nice place you have 3-4 small pool outside in which 8 people fit in. Than you have 3 big pool inside, also sauna, Turkish bath and resting warm place. All people are naked.

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I had the pleasure of enjoying this traditional hot spring experience while I was traveling in Kobe during the winter time. Snow capped mountains, ice melting on the sidewalk, and this quaint little hot spring situated in the middle the mountain town. It was a...More

1  Thank Mark I
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Arima Onsen is a well-known hot spring in northern Kobe, Japan. It is a quaint, old Japanese town. The streets are narrow, barely wide enough for a car, let alone two. It is a favorite tourist spot and many big tour buses come here....More

4  Thank japanquilter
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A small, classical, cute Onsen town near Kobe. You can take a JR Express but from Sannomiya (Kobe) station for only 770 yen and takes only 30 minutes. Try the public hot spring (Gold & Silver) hot spring in town for 880 yen. You can...More

2  Thank hiromi_weir
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I'll be going to Arima Onsen on the 11th April from Osaka. I ve read that there are Hankyu busses from Umeda going there on an hourly basis. Which part of Umeda Hankyu station is the bus stop and do we need to book tickets in advance?
9 March 2017|
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Response from Drahomíra T | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the transfer was little bit complicated because of our bagagge, we had three suitcases, and buses have not space enough for this. So we decided to také taxi from Portopia hotel dírectly to Arima. And back taxi again... More
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Klauy L
Are there private onsen room? And how much for 2persons?
26 October 2016|
Response from Kimitaka S | Reviewed this property |
If you stay overnight in a "ryokan", a Japanese styled hotel, there might be a private Onsen bath room. The price depends on hotel, but in general it should be very expensive in Arima. If you can afford, it would be an... More
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Klauy L
Are there private onsen room? And how much for 2persons?
26 October 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I went on a day trip. Tried just the public onsens. There are several hotels and ryokans around. There might be but I don't know.