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What's Kobe like?

People go to Kobe to see famous monuments such as Kobe Tower, as well as to enjoy its many popular attractions like Kobe Animal Kingdom. Enjoy the city's museums and restaurants. Nature lovers can explore top areas such as Meriken Park and Mount Rokko. Popular sights like Port of Kobe and Arima Hot Springs won't disappoint.

Where are the best places to stay in Kobe?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Kobe:

Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland

Upscale hotel within walking distance of Kobe Tower
  • • Free WiFi • 2 restaurants • Bar • Terrace • Spacious rooms

Oriental Hotel

Luxury hotel with conference center, near Kobe Tower
  • • Free WiFi • 3 restaurants • Health club • Bar • Central location

Arima Onsen Taketoritei Maruyama

Upscale ryokan, steps from Arima Hot Springs
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free train station shuttle • Family friendly

Hotel Okura Kobe

Waterfront hotel with indoor pool, near Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial
  • • Free WiFi • Free train station shuttle • 4 restaurants • Outdoor pool • Spacious rooms

Arima Grand Hotel

Mountain ryokan with spa, near Arima Hot Springs
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free train station shuttle • Restaurant • Spacious rooms

What types of hotels are available in Kobe?

We have 161 Kobe accommodations with prices starting at USD 8. Choose one of our 13702 deals.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Kobe and the surrounding area:

  • • 20 5-star accommodations from USD 75 per night
  • • 310 4-star accommodations from USD 55 per night
  • • 1843 3-star accommodations from USD 38 per night
  • • 128 2-star accommodations from USD 13 per night
  • • 112 1-star accommodations from USD 14 per night

How to Get to Kobe

What are the closest airports to Kobe?

  • • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from central Kobe
  • • Kobe (UKB), 4.6 mi (7.3 km) from central Kobe
  • • Osaka (ITM-Itami), 15.5 mi (25 km) from central Kobe

What are the closest train stations to Kobe?

  • • Kobe Sannomiya Station (0.1 mi/0.2 km from the city center)
  • • Kobe Kasuganomichi Station (0.9 mi/1.5 km from the city center)
  • • Kobe Station (1.3 mi/2.1 km from the city center)

Things to See and Do in Kobe

What is there to see in Kobe?

  • • Kobe Tower
  • • Port of Kobe
  • • Meriken Park
  • • Kobe University
  • • Mount Rokko

What is there to do in Kobe?

  • • Kobe Harborland
  • • Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall
  • • Kobe Animal Kingdom
  • • Kobe City Museum
  • • Motomachi Shopping Street

Other Popular Kobe Attractions

  • • Fruit Flower Park
  • • Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
  • • Ikuta Shrine
  • • Kobe Mosque
  • • Shin-Kobe Ropeway

When is the best time to visit Kobe?

  • • Hottest months: August, July, September, June (average 87°F)
  • • Coldest months: February, January, March, December (average 37°F)
  • • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August (average 5.78 inches of rainfall)

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