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Dandridge, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Comfortable room, well kept and functional. Wifi was good. Nice bath room. Nothing special. Location is pretty convenient and the property is located in an area packed with restaurants and shops. Not far from the main train station and a short walk from the subway which goes right to the Shinkansen station.

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.cigarron Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment. We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in...

Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel twice this month, both business trips. Plainly, this is not a hotel for business travelers. Although the location is good (close to subway and train albeit in a bit of a red light district), that's about it. Rooms are of normal size but quite worn and 'tired' (you'll find lots of scratches and discoloration) and...

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.Stefan L Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,our hotel has been established 28years ago.We are repairing A bad point of the guest room every month. We will effort that the guest will stay with pleasure and satisfied. We have totally appreciated the precious opinions of you. It takes no time...

Silay City, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entrance to the hotel is camouflaged by the foliage on the walls. Upon entering, you will notice an open courtyard. The lobby area and the corridors are dimly-lit to give you the "Mideval" feel of the place. The elevator at the lobby was quite interesting. The room we had was also dimly-lit, looked old and in need of renovation,...

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.Pamelcci Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. At Hotel Monterey Kobe we offer a Western & Japanese style buffet breakfast. We...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I really enjoyed this Hotel. Sannomiya is a great area, you have a beautiful shrine just beside (Ikuka Shrine) and the train station is a few blocks away. Impossible to get lost. They treated me amazingly well. Thanks a lot.

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.jay O Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. The rooms combine a refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The most western-style building we stayed in while in Japan -- stone building, dark lobby areas, reminiscent of a church in Western Europe. Seems to do a big wedding business. Helpful staff; person at desk called & made the hotel reservation for us at our next destination.

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.hushaphone Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. We have totally appreciated the precious opinions of you. You are always welcome at...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Really a very average hotel. Actually it's a wedding venue more than a hotel... You need to pay 100% at check-in and you're not allowed to see the room before paying. Big mistake as my room didn't have working a/c and they refused to allow me to change rooms. A miserable stay...

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.StillPhone Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. You chose our hotel among many hotels in Kobe. We ask the guest to pay room charge in advance when they check in. We apologize, we fall short of expectations. We will do train and educate our staffs so you could receive our best service of us. Therefor...

Israel
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is the second time I am reviewing this hotel. Stayed here two years ago and physically has not changed. This time I opted for one of the economy rooms rather than the more expensive and more expansive rooms on the third floor. The economy rooms are roomy for a Japanese hotel and the entry hallway of each room is...

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.mefixer Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. The rooms combine a refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing and comfortable...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very classic in term of decoration and the shape of its building.Every weekend usually this hotel is used for wedding ceremony.Hotel has special function room looklikes a mini chapel for wedding ceremony. Room is old but clean and not so small like average room in Japan. Location is only 10 minutes walking from Sannomiya station and a...

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.BENARTO K Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However,...

Winston Hills
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We caught the Airport Limousine bus from Kansai Airport which drops you at Sannomiya Station. Initially we were lost until a friendly local pointed the way. Once you see McDonalds on the corner, it's not far. Next day we were able to plan our return route with bags via two subway elevators right to the station entrance. As we were...

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monkob, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel Monterey Kobe, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.lwo Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment, The hotel is located in the center of downtown SANNOMIYA and is in a good neighborhood. However, it also located next IKUTA SHRINE, so there are much calm circumstances. Easily accessible by air or SHINKANCEN bullet train, Kobe also maintains an extensive network...

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel surprised us with a feel of being in an old English mansion. Staff were nice and helpful. A decent sized room that came with pyjama dress. Deco at the lobby was lovely for weddings. Conveniently located near Sannomiya subway. Restaurants and 24 hours convenient stores all around. Direct bus from Kobe-Sanda outlet mall to Sannomiya bus terminal.

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Dear Mr/Ms.Travel B Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Monterey Kobe. As you referred the comment,We offer a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. We recreate the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. The rooms combine a refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing...

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Hotel Monterey Kobe offers a glimpse into the architecture and atmosphere of medieval-era Italy. The hotel recreates the Romanesque character of a Northern Italian castle through its use of flagstones and arched colonnades. We invite you to rest in the comfortable sofas in the lobby area to cure your initial travel weariness. Then take a stroll through the courtyard where you can wander through the colonnades to the sound of flowing water from the fountains, helping to calm your spirit and evoke sentimental feelings of nostalgia. ... more   less 

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Address: 2-11-13 Shimoyamate-dori, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe
Price Range: RM315 - RM935 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Monterey Kobe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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#9 Business Hotel in Kobe
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“Make sure to mention your choice of smoking or non-smoking room at check-in. Have the milk and crepes at breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles Pamelcci, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Non smoker double is super great.”
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“Rooms on the third floor are fancier but also higher in price”
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