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1904 Arima-cho Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401 Hyogo Prefecture See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We went there for hot spring and they provide a clean and different kind of pool for customers. Also, highly recommend their personal in-room dinning services which provides a excellent quality of Japanese Food.More

Thank Bibi1996
Response from 兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe KoyokakuResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Bibi1996, Thank you for the wonderful review and for accompanying it with photos. I am glad to hear that you recommend our in-room dinner and service. I hope that you enjoyed your stay at our ryokan and that you will visit us again in...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Connected by bus from Osaka, the hotel is just a close walk from the bus station. We had a Japanese standard (tatami) room with a nice open view (saw a nice sunset!). The room was clean and spacious, had a massage chair (which we liked...More

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Response from 兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe KoyokakuResponded 23 June 2018

Dear wamysdottir, Thank you for the detailed review following your stay at our ryokan. I am very happy to read that you find the guest room decor to be nice and the Kaiseki dinner to be delicious. Also we are glad to read that you...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This hotel is located in the nice town of Arima. It is big hotel and is showing its age. Through time there have been extensions with extra wings being built, making it hard to navigate sometimes. We had a large (for Japanese standards) tatami room...More

Thank rogerlau77
Response from 兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe KoyokakuResponded 28 May 2018

Dear rogerlau 77, Thank you for the detailed and wonderful review following your stay at our ryokan. We are delighted to read that you find our guest room to be large and the dinner to be nice. We hope that you had a wonderful holiday...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Excellent food and service. The kobe beef was worth the extra money. Lots of food selection at the breakfast buffet. The garden was breath taking. Had a good sleep on tatami mattress. The private onsen in the evening session was relaxing. There were lots of...More

Thank Amanda Y
Response from 兵衛向陽閣, マネージャー at Hyoe KoyokakuResponded 14 January 2018

Dear Amanda Y, Thank you for choosing our ryokan for your stay in Arima Onsen and for taking the time to share impressions following your stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you find your stay be a very comfortable one...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with my family. Its a lovely hotel that spans 3 buildings - North, West and South. It seems a little expensive but if u work out the sums, its really worth it. The hotel seems exclusive. Not chock full of foreign tourists but...More

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Response from 兵衛向陽閣, 支配人 at Hyoe KoyokakuResponded 25 December 2017

Dear BO, Thank you for taking the time to share on Trip Advisor such a detailed review following your recent stay at our ryokan. It is such an honor to hear that overall your were impressed and that you would highly recommend us. We greately...More

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Hyoe Koyokaku is a ryokan with long tradition in Arima Onsen. You can choose from a variety of stay plans or day trip plans and you can relax at our large public baths. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our ryokan.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Safe, Classic, Charming, Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
USD 342 - USD 1,159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiHyogo PrefectureKobeArima Onsen
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21 January 2015|
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Response from Travel806777 | Property representative |
Dear Sir, I apologize for the delay in reply to your request for information about transportation from Arima Onsen to Mount Rokko Snow Park. We checked and during the winter (the Rokko Arima Ropeway is closed) there is no... More
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26 December 2014|
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Response from Travel806777 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend to take JR highway bus or Hankyu highway bus from Osaka to Arima. It takes about 60 minutes. Please see our website for further details. When you arrived at Arimaonsen bus stop... More
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"Room with open baths offer more space."
2 Mar. 2017
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"I would recommend getting a balcony room if possible"
8 Sep. 2016
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"Request for room on high floor or corner unit for better views of Arima."
30 May 2016
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"My room in the south building was great."
18 Apr. 2016
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