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Featured Hostels in Kobe

GuestHouse Geragera – Hostel
2 out of 5
7-15-41 Kariguchidai Tarumi, Kobe, Hyogo
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Nestled on the beach, this Tarumi Ward hostel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Sumaura Park, Kobe Green Arena, and Suma Aqualife Park Kobe. Kobe Harborland and Kobe ...

3.8/5Good! (33 reviews)

"床に砂が多かったのが気になりました。"…"

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

GuestHouse Geragera – Hostel
Family Hotel Hikaria
1 out of 5
2-2-10, Honmachi, Akashi, Hyogo
The price is ¥12,727 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

This family-friendly Akashi hostel is located in a regional park, 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Akashi Castle, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Sumaura Park and Kobe Green ...

4.2/5Very Good! (15 reviews)

"遠方からの友人と宿泊しました。 部屋も隅々まで綺麗です。 コロナの関係で施設の方とお会いする事はできませんでしたが 電話での対応も丁寧で良かったです。 また利用したいと思います。"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Family Hotel Hikaria
 Arimaonsen Musubi-no-koyado En
2 out of 5
1030 Arima, Kita, Kobe, Hyogo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥16,364 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in Kita Ward, this golf hostel is steps from Arima Hot Springs, Gokurakuji Temple, and Tosen Shrine. Tsuzumiga Falls and Kobe Tower are also within 16 ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Best staying I had in Japan

"The hosts are the loveliest couple I've met in Japan, took me to the nearby Onsen, helped me plan the rest of my stay and are still in touch with me from time to time to give suggestions for activities and to check how I'm doing. Would definitely go again!!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Arimaonsen Musubi-no-koyado En

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TOYOTAYA HOSTEL
2.5 out of 5
Tsuto Nishiguchi-cho 2-25, Nishinomiya, Hyogo
The price is ¥5,436 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in the heart of Nishinomiya, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Nishinomiya Shrine and within 3 mi (5 km) of Hanshin Koshien Stadium and Kidzania Koshien ...

3.9/5Very Good! (41 reviews)

"Nice sized room. Plenty of showers and a few communal spaces"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2019

TOYOTAYA HOSTEL
T&K HOSTEL KOBE SANNOMIYA EAST
2 out of 5
5-6-14, Ooishi Higashimachi, Nada-ku, Kobe
The price is ¥6,091 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Nada Ward, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kobe University, Mount Maya, and Motomachi Shopping Street. Kobe Tower and Meriken Park are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (33 reviews)

"It was a please take hostel with kind staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

T&K HOSTEL KOBE SANNOMIYA EAST
HOSTEL NAKAMURA Kobe
1 out of 5
2-1-20 Kominatodori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
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Located in Chuo Ward, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Minatogawa Shrine, Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall, and Kobe Harborland. Kobe Tower and ...

3.8/5Good! (52 reviews)

"西洋なホームのスダイル旅館です。 古いでも清潔な建物です。スタッフちゃんがめちゃくちゃ可愛ね。一回は、クラッシックのゲームがある。 Charming western style inn. The staff are super cute. There is also a place on the first floor with old games including original zelda and ff3."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

HOSTEL NAKAMURA Kobe
Hostel Anchorage
2 out of 5
4-1-2, Motomachidori, Chuou-ku, Charmant building 3rd floor, Kobe, Hyogo
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The price is ¥4,946 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Chuo Ward, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Motomachi Shopping Street, Kobe Tower, and Meriken Park. Kobe City Museum and Kobe Harborland ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (57 reviews)
Read the fine print... if you can find it.

"I needed a room in a pinch, so based on the high ratings, I booked two nights. Limited hours: Had to cancel first night because my train arrived at 10:15 pm at Shin-Kobe station. The information in the email said No Check-in after 10pm (limited front desk hours). However, I saw a small sign in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Hostel Anchorage
Hostel Yume-Nomad
1 out of 5
1-2-2 Shinkaichi Hyogo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥3,306 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Hyogo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kobe Culture Hall, Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall, and Kobe Harborland. Kobe Tower and Meriken ...

4/5Very Good! (73 reviews)
Alright if your under 25

"Bit basic for us old guys 😁"…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Hostel Yume-Nomad
Guest House MAYA -Hostel
2 out of 5
4-4-10, Shironouchi-dori, Nada-ku, Kobe
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥7,636 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

Located in Nada Ward, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kobe University and Kobe Tower. Meriken Park ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)

"It was a beautifully renovated building that felt incredibly warm and welcoming. Much better than a cookie-cutter hotel room."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019

Guest House MAYA -Hostel
GALO HOSTEL KOBE
1 out of 5
7-1-9, Kumochi-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥5,636 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Chuo Ward, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kobe Tower and Meriken Park. Kobe University ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"nice and cosy place near the shinkansen station but you'll have to commute to the city centre (sannomiya) or take a 15 min walk (10 if you walk fast). cleanliness is excellent and hostel is not crowded as well, making for a very comfortable stay. only catch is that check in times are strictly adhered ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2018

GALO HOSTEL KOBE
Guest House Kobe Nadeshikoya - Hostel
1 out of 5
1-2-21 Sakaemachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
The price is ¥7,800 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in Nankin-machi, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kobe Tower and Meriken Park. Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall and Port of Kobe are also ...

4.4/5Excellent! (30 reviews)

"Very convenient location - It's one block off of the main street in Chinatown and it's very close to the metro (~5 blocks). The heater works very well (which is important as it's winter and it's cold outside). There's only 2 showers on the women's floor, so there's the possibility of having to wait ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2018

Guest House Kobe Nadeshikoya - Hostel
Guesthouse Kobe Sannomiya - Hostel, Caters to Women
1 out of 5
3-3-30 Kotonoocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
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Located in Sannomiya, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ikuta Shrine, Kobe Tower, and Meriken Park. Kobe Oji Zoo and Kobe Harborland are also within 2 mi ...

4.1/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"歯ブラシ、タオル、お風呂などもあり凄く良かったが、係の人がいなかったので色々あり時間変更など戸惑うことがあった。"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Guesthouse Kobe Sannomiya - Hostel, Caters to Women
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Other property types in Kobe

Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel

Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel

4.5 out of 5
5-6 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥10,041 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,180 reviews)

"A good hotel with a great view. I would highly recommend this hotel for a romantic getaway."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel
APA Hotel Kobe-Sannomiya Ekimae

APA Hotel Kobe-Sannomiya Ekimae

3 out of 5
2-11-26, Shimoyamatedori, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo
The price is ¥4,215 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4.2/5Excellent! (81 reviews)

"It was very good stay. It is located very useful place to go around Kobe city"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

APA Hotel Kobe-Sannomiya Ekimae
KOBE LUMINOUS HOTEL SANNOMIYA

KOBE LUMINOUS HOTEL SANNOMIYA

3 out of 5
92 Edomachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
The price is ¥5,455 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.4/5Excellent! (1,134 reviews)

"Second time for me to use this hotel. Nice location and very clean room."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

KOBE LUMINOUS HOTEL SANNOMIYA
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kobe?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Kobe?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start: GuestHouse Geragera – Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Kobe Nishimaiko Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers. Family Hotel Hikaria - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Kobe Akashi Station and Kobe Sanyo-akashi Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as an arcade/game room. You’ll find towels, free toiletries, and linens in all rooms. Arimaonsen Musubi-no-koyado En - Located within a 5-minute walk of Arima Hot Springs. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a bar. You’ll find free toiletries and hair dryers in all rooms. TOYOTAYA HOSTEL - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Nishinomiya Imazu Station and Nishinomiya Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and laundry facilities. You’ll find free toiletries and hair dryers in all rooms. T&K HOSTEL KOBE SANNOMIYA EAST - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Kobe Oishi Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a rooftop terrace, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find free toiletries and hair dryers in all rooms.
How many hostels will I find in Kobe?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Kobe, one of Expedia’s 16 hostels might be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Kobe?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 45°F. Average annual precipitation for Kobe is 53 inches.
What is there to see and do in Kobe?
Generally, Kobe is known for its gardens, museums, and hot springs. Major attractions include Kobe Tower, Meriken Park, and Port of Kobe. Get out into nature with places like Arima Hot Springs, Kobe Animal Kingdom, and Mount Rokko. Cultural attractions include Kobe Culture Hall, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, and Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Kobe while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Kobe on hand to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the closest airport, which is Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) away. Another option is Kobe Airport (UKB), situated 4.6 mi (7.3 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transit to get around. You can access metro transit at Sannomiya Hanadokeimae Station, Kyukyoryuchi Daimarumae Station, and Boeki Center Station. To explore more of the area, hop on a train at Kobe Sannomiya Station, Kobe Kasuganomichi Station, or Kobe Station.