November 9, 2017
The 10 Best Hot Springs (Onsen) You Must Visit in Kobe, Japan
Kobe city is very close to Kyoto and Osaka, the popular cities to visit in Japan. So many of you might have a chance to visit there. Today, I’m going to introduce 10 great hot spring spots in Kobe city.
If you feel like enjoying hot spring in Kobe, this is the first place I recommend. The quality of water is amazing and you can enjoy different kinds of hot spring here.
The first one is Japanese style, the second one is ancient Rome style, and the last one is a traditional Japanese style in old time.
Address: 1904 Arima cho, Kita ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 7 mins walk from Arima Onsen station
Map: Map to Koyokaku
2. Arima view hotel Urara
Arima onsen is one of the oldest and most famous hot spring in Japan. This hotel offers 26 kinds of bath and it is like an amusement park!
Name: Arima View Hotel Urara
Address:292-2 Ikenoshiri, Arima cho, Kita ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 7 mins walk from Arima Onsen Station
Map: Map to Arima View Hotel Urara
3. “Kobe Minato Onsen Ren
The natural hot spring was pulled from underground of Kobe port. In this hot spring, you can enjoy a great view of Japanese garden while enjoying the outside bath.
At night, you can see the beautiful kobe city view. Since it is close to Kobe port, double point to enjoy the ocean breeze.
Name: Kobe Minato Onsen Ren
Address:1-1 Shinko cho, Chuo ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 20 mins walk from Sannomiya station
Map: Map to Kobe Minato Onsen Ren
4. Arima Onsen Motoyu Kosenkaku
Surrounded by nature, you’ll find this place peaceful and quiet.
This hot spring uses the original source of hot spring which naturally pours with the amount of 6 tons an hour! It has a really great review as well.
Name: Arima Onsen Motoyu Kosenkaku
Address:1455-1 Arima cho, Kita ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 10 mins walk from Arima Onsen station
Map: Map to Arima Onsen Motoyu Kosenkaku
In this spacious and open space, you get to enjoy their natural radium hot spring. It is believed to heal our tired body.
Your skin will be also very silky after taking this hot spring!
Address: 270-1 Zenkai, Ikawatani cho, Nishi ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 5 mins by taxi from Gakuentoshi station
Map: Map to Nadeshiko-no-yu
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6. Manyo club
This is a hot spring facility where you can enjoy a whole day. Besides hot spring, they have comic books that you can read, table tennis equipments, simulation golf game and a movie theater.
If you feel tired, many kinds of massage are available! It is located very close to Kobe station, so it’s a great access as well.
Name: Manyo club
Address:1-8-1 Icchome, Higashikawasaki cho, Chuo ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: walking distance from JR Kobe station
Map: Map to Manyo club
7. Kobe kua house
This place is open 24 hours so you can visit anytime. They offer two kinds of hot spring and one of them is known to make your skin really smooth.
They also have a hot spring using carbonated water. This one also has a great effect on your skin, so as enhancing your blood flow.
Name: Kobe kua house
Address: 3-10-15 Nimomiya cho, Chuo ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 10 mins walk from Sannomiya station
Map: Map to Kobe kua house
I really recommend you to try their hot spring at night time.
Their outside bath is very spacious and open, and you can enjoy beautiful stars in the sky. This is such an amazing experience.
Address: 1-1 Yamada machi harano, Kita ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 10 mins drive from Tanigami sration
Map: Map to Ginga-no-yu
Their hot spring comes directly from its source, so enjoy the pure hot spring water!
Their water has a great effect on enhancing your blood flow and healing your tired body. They also offer head spa and aesthetic massage.
Address: 1-6 Minami komaecho 1-6, Nagata ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 4 mins walk from Komagayashi station
Map: Map to Aguro-no-yu
This hot spring is surrounded by nature and its building has an old vibe, which gives you a great experience.
I recommend you to try “Takebayashi-no-yu” which is an outside bath surrounded by bamboo trees.
Address:11-1 Myoga, Yamadacho obu, Kita ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo
Access: 15mins walk from Kita Suzuran station
Map: Map to Suzuran-no-yu
Have a great time at Kobe hot spring (onsen)!
Have you found a hot spring spot you want to visit someday? Kobe is famous for Arima onsen which is one of the most popular hot spring areas in Japan. So, you’ll definitely enjoy your stay.