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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very nice resort. We had a nice view of Japanese style room. We are very impressed with the quality of service. The breakfast and kaiseki dinner are excellent. We stayed there for 4 days the breakfast and dinner are not the same. Cheers Allan from Singapore

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The onsen is a little bit off from the main area of Arima, however do not let this stop you from coming here. They also provide a shuttle service so its easy to get to. The service is amazing and the area is excellent. As for the onsen, there are two different onsen areas at this hotel. Both are excellent....

Thank Jason C
baguio city
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It is a very beautiful and traditional Japanese hot spring hotel. The rooms were big. The futons were comfortable. Loved the Yukata! Good food. Wonderful service. The hot spring facilities were clean. Highly recommend this place!

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night and it was a good experience. Staffs were friendly and briefed us pretty well. Old hotel but is carefully maintained. Outdoor onsen was great in the chilly weather. No problems with transport to and from the bus station. Food was yummy too. Overall a good stay.

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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 weeks and walked almost 100 miles seeing all Japan. This was our last stop and it couldnt have been better. The Onsen was relaxing and perfect for sore muscles. Staff spoke sufficient English and we understand enough Japanese to get by.

1Thank Jessica H
Hong Kong
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The room is beautiful and comfortable. It feels so relaxing to stay in the Japanese room. The only drawback is its western bedding is average. The osen is beautiful too; the view in the morning is great from the osen. The hotel is on a slope near the bus station and village center, very convenient. It also provides transit service...

1Thank Kiu Tat H
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Only arrived here after dark, it's a short but steep walk from the railway station. We immediately had to have our pre-booked Japanese dinner. To wear the Japanese clothing and sit on the floor Japanese style whilst dining was challenging but fun. The dinner itself was good but the menu was unfortunately only in Japanese so not sure what we...

Thank Edwinbearlover
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

U may walk up or ask for a ride (staff will wait for in the train station) Nice japanese dinner offer by the hotel, and after that the staff will help u to make tatame! And thw spa is cool, different spa for woman and man in different time slot! Staff is helpful and nice! I should spend more time...

Thank foxkoehn
Reviewed 10 June 2015

It is a short but fairly hard, hilly walk from the train station over a narrow road without sidewalks. Pack lightly or grab a taxi. If walking, go up the hill from the train station, pass the red Nene bridge and 7-eleven store, then turn left up the hill after the next bridge, go pass the Koyokaku hotel. You’ll see...

Thank DYA717
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We stayed one night in this Onsen, and had quite an experience. Keep in mind reading this review, we are from Norway, and will review the place for being international tourists. Finding Kosekaku might seem a bit difficult, but it's actually a quite straigth forward process, and doesn't take that long time from Kobe. Entering was an experience in itself,...

1Thank Zalle78

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Kosenkaku is a Japanese style ryokan,located in a large site with beautiful Japanese garden.You can stay in a quiet environment and enjoy good scenery.Experience Japanese hospitality, including traditional Japanese Kaiseki dinner in your room.We have two types of large communal baths, which you can enjoy unique color of Kinsen, our original hot springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kosenkaku

Address: 1455-1 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe > Arima Onsen
Price Range: RM766 - RM2,667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kosenkaku 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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“We stayed at the West Wing.”
serendipity2008, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view on the opposite side of the entrance will have a better view, over-looking the Japanese garden.”
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