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Arima Onsen

Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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“hot springs” (22 reviews)
“onsen town” (8 reviews)
“small town” (11 reviews)
Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Seen a couple of reviews confuse this place with an actual bath house or spring. I think this is for the actual hot spring itself, the river running close to it, and the general town area near the train station. (It's also called Arima Onsen...More

Thank poh3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place relax your body and mind in Onsen. The place is very nice with a full capacity..is close to kobe

Thank Xiao Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit if you're in Kobe or even from Osaka. Quaint onsen town that's reacheable by train from Kobe or by cable car from Mt Rokko. The cable car station is a bit further from the centre of town, so only use this option if...More

Thank Johnathan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always been a fan of Japanese onsen and going here definitely puts a check mark in one of my bucket list. We went to Taikounoyu Spa which they say is part of a 1,400 year old hot spring place in Japan, and is...More

Thank Hoseii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is close to Osaka by driving or by train. It is a quiet town with many Japanese traditional stores. We enjoyed the stay at one of the onsen hotel with gold and silver onsen. It is worth coming for a day trip or one...More

Thank TShiu123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relax your body and mind in Onsen. The place is very nice with a full capacity. Please bring towel with you if you don't want to pay 200 yen for a small towel. After you finish Onsen, let's try Arima cider made from Arima mineral...More

Thank Yutthapong W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Onsen and Dine at traditional Japanese restaurants around the onsen. Good to visit with family and stay for couple of nights to de-stress your nerves away from the mainstream

Thank sandeeps39
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Arima Onsen is close to Kobe and Osaka, only 30 minutes from the former. The route involves several train transfers, although they are usually timed to depart one after the other. Once you get there, the town is easily walkable. Lose yourself in the handful...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nothing fanciful. It's a typical public bath similar to those found in Taiwan Beitou hot springs. Those with tattoos please don't bother to visit as they will turn away anyone with tattoos (for fear that it might be linked to Yakuza).

1  Thank gemiraauer
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a great place to visit. Be sure to buy the ‘double use’ ticket meaning you can visit both Onsen’s. The gold onsen has a pool heated to 44c and the water is a rich bronze! I’m convinced my skin felt so much better after!!!

1  Thank readie35
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Ng J
1 October 2017|
Response from shingy906 |
There is no entrance fee as it is a real village not a tourist town
30 September 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I use the tube, no ideal on using a taxi.
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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