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Top Kobe Historic Hotels

Nakanobo Zui-en - Adults Only
4 out of 5
808 Arima-cho Kitaku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥78,430 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.7/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)
Japanese hospitality at its best.

"Welcome macha tea at the lobby with a view of wonderful garden is just a start. They have 'gold' and 'silver' hot spa to enjoy. Public baths are good size and clean with outdoor area. Both dinner and breakfast are tasty with beautiful presentation and we enjoyed eating in our room. All staff members ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Nakanobo Zui-en - Adults Only
Tocen Goshoboh
4.5 out of 5
858 Arima-onsen, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥59,818 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.6/5Wonderful! (505 reviews)

"Tocen Goshoboh is an absolutely stunning hotel and conveniently located 3-4 min walk away from Arima Onsen station. Walking through the halls always felt like exploring a mansion rather than a hotel. All of the display cases in my room with antique books and statues were a nice touch. Every staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Tocen Goshoboh
Hyoe Koyokaku
4 out of 5
1904 Arima-cho Kita-ku, Kobe-shi Hyogo, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
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The price is ¥63,000 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.6/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)

"Glad that hotel upgraded the room type for my stay. Facilities almost good and high quality of food both in dinner and breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Hyoe Koyokaku
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Hotel Okura Kobe
4 out of 5
2-1 Hatoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥11,240 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,430 reviews)

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Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hotel Okura Kobe
Hotel Hanakoyado
3.5 out of 5
1007, Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-Ken
The price is ¥27,818 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (141 reviews)

"staff is very nice building is old style, but keep new now many rooms, small hot spring hotel room comparatively small the hot spring is individual room separate fm room, just I will prefer outdoor hot spring"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Hotel Hanakoyado
Kobe Kitano Hotel
4 out of 5
3-3-20 Yamamotodori, Chuo Ku, Kobe
The price is ¥70,496 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (91 reviews)
Not spacious, but greatly comfortable, overall.

"Overall very good to stay, but just one disappointed was a reception guy when we checked in. He firstly insisting that the hotel would not provide a linen(towel, tooth brush, etc.) and breakfast services for my son under their hotel policy. Sounds too much protective stance, and made us very unhappy. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Kobe Kitano Hotel
Kamiobo
3 out of 5
1175 Arimacho Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
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4.5/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Beautiful Ryokan

"We loved this ryokan. It was beautiful, well-located, and had its own onsen. Also there’s excellent hiking nearby. Perfect!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Kamiobo
Arima Onsen Motoyu Ryuusenkaku
3 out of 5
1663 Utsugidani, Arimacho Kitaku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥92,727 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
4.4/5Excellent! (127 reviews)

"The experience was one of a kind. Having someone await my arrival felt really special. It's hard to put into words how amazing everything was!"…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Arima Onsen Motoyu Ryuusenkaku
Arima Hot spring Ryokan Hanamusubi
4 out of 5
351 Arima-cho Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥28,000 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (206 reviews)
Very good dinner

"Amazing dinner with fresh meat and seafood."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Arima Hot spring Ryokan Hanamusubi
Hotel Kitano Plaza Rokkoso
3.5 out of 5
1-1-14 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥11,570 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.3/5Excellent! (87 reviews)

"The location and environment of this hotel is good."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

Hotel Kitano Plaza Rokkoso
Arima Kirari (Previously Arima View Hotel Urara)
4 out of 5
292-2 Ikenojiri Arimacho Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥37,273 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.2/5Very Good! (62 reviews)
Arima View Hotel

"They have a variety of onsen, which has made the experience more interesting. Their food for both dinner and breakfast was good."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2018

Arima Kirari (Previously Arima View Hotel Urara)
Crowne Plaza ANA Kobe
5 out of 5
1-Chome, Kitano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
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The price is ¥9,190 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.2/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"The property is a bit old, but it was kept up well."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Crowne Plaza ANA Kobe
Merveille Arima
3 out of 5
1670-5 Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥17,934 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4/5Very Good! (62 reviews)

"Check in was quick and staff was friendly. The room was clean. My only complaint would be the noise. The walls were thin and I could hear the people talking in the next room. The towels in the bathroom were a bit small, as well. Everything else was good."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Merveille Arima
Rokkosan Hotel
3 out of 5
1034 Minami-rokko Rokkosan-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
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3.9/5Very Good! (78 reviews)
Historical hotel

"Rokkosan Hotel is located high above the mountain and offers a beautiful view of Kobe. My wife and I used the free shuttle bus service from the airport. The historical property is a little dated, but that is on the other hand posesses old style charm that is pleasing. We enjoyed the professional ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2017

Rokkosan Hotel
Kobe Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1-13-12 Motomachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
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3.8/5Good! (453 reviews)
Across from the station!

"Super conveniently located right across from the station. My room was relatively quiet but the building itself and amenities were a bit older. I’d recommend it and stay again. Check-in was easy and I had no issues while there."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Kobe Plaza Hotel
Daiichi Grand Hotel Kobe Sannomiya
3 out of 5
2-1-23 Nakayamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
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3.7/5Good! (548 reviews)

"Good location in the old town. Close to the station and easy walk to sightseeing. Comfortable room, decent breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Daiichi Grand Hotel Kobe Sannomiya
Green Hill Hotel Akashi
3 out of 5
2-1-1 Ohakashi-machi, Akashi, Hyogo-ken
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3.7/5Good! (93 reviews)
Convenient

"Near to train station, convenient stores and eating places. Also a good view to see the Akashi Castle."…"

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2017

Green Hill Hotel Akashi
Hotel Liberal -Adults Only
3 out of 5
2-2-8 Yamamoto-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
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3.3/5 (48 reviews)

"The free breakfast was never provided."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2017

Hotel Liberal -Adults Only
HOTEL TRANCE -Adults Only
3 out of 5
2-19-1,Nakayamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe
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3.2/5 (10 reviews)

"食事をいちいち扉開けないでいいようにならなあかな"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

HOTEL TRANCE -Adults Only
Green Hill Hotel Urban
2.5 out of 5
2-5-16 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo-ken
The price is ¥5,795 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
2.7/5 (167 reviews)
Of course small

"Dirty carpets and small for the money although front desk staff nice"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2015

Green Hill Hotel Urban
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Kobe?
During a vacation in Kobe, historians and history buffs alike will likely want to explore the Chinatown district. The array of shops and top-notch restaurants are some of the places to visit while you’re here. You can also discover the museums during your vacation.
What's the best hotel in Kobe to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Tocen Goshoboh is a top 4.5-star ryokan for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Hotel Kitano Plaza Rokkoso and Kobe Plaza Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Kobe?
Kobe has 261 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 60 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places to visit in Kobe?
Kobe is notable for its Chinatown district and landmarks like Akashi Castle, Choueke Family Residence, and Kitano Ijinkan Street. Cultural venues include Kobe Culture Hall, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, and Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum. Other popular sights include Arima Hot Springs and Kobe Tower.
What is a historic hotel like in Kobe?
Guests who book a historic hotel can enjoy a vacation someplace that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Kobe, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels tend to be what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Kobe have modern facilities?
Yes, every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Visitors should expect the popular amenities you’d get from a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, WiFi, and more. When you book a historic hotel in Kobe, it doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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