The beautiful port city of Kobe may be best known abroad as the source of Kobe beef but has much more to offer. Its history as one of Japan's busiest ports has given the city an international feel, which can be appreciated within the lively Chinatown and the district of Western-style residences. The dramatic Rokko Mountain Range rises sharply behind the city, offering hiking trails with spectacular views of the city and the sea.
HOTEL LA SUITE KOBE HARBORLAND
Hotel Lasuite Kobe Harborland is conveniently located in the centre of Kobe, making it a fantastic base for sightseeing. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from JR Kobe station or 4 minutes walk from Minato-Motomachi Subway Station. Every room has an ocean view terrace, and guests can relax and enjoy a sweeping view of the beautiful scenery of the Port of Kobe embraced by the sea breeze. Inside the hotel are two restaurants, a bar, and a bakery, which also provides baked goods for breakfast. There is also a spa for guests to enjoy. Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland is the first hotel in Japan to receive entry into the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
HOTEL OKURA KOBE
Hotel Okura overlooks Kobe Port, a 10-minute walk from JR/Hanshin Motomachi station and 5 minutes walk from Kobe Subway Minato-Motomachi station. The Rokko Mountains serve as a backdrop, reflecting the changes of the seasons as the blue sea stretches out before you. Hotel Okura is an ideal spot for relaxation while you are in Kobe. Near the hotel are other symbols of Kobe's history as a port city, including Nanking-machi (Kobe's China Town) and the Former Foreign Settlement.
Within the hotel are 5 restaurants and a bar, serving Chinese and French dishes in addition to Japanese cuisine. For breakfast, Hotel Okura Kobe offers a Western-style buffet, Japanese set menus, and room service. Guests can use the fitness suite, which is equipped with various training machines, a tennis court, and a 25m all-weather indoor swimming pool.
HOTEL VILLA FONTAINE SANNOMIYA
Hotel Villa Fontaine Sannomiya has an atmosphere that mixes the classical with a touch of the modern, a perfect fit for the port city of Kobe. Conveniently located in the centre of the city, Kobe's many delicious restaurants are easily accessible from the hotel. Train stations for various lines (JR, Hankyu, Hanshin, and subway) are about a 5 -minute walk away. Hotel Villa Fontaine Sannomiya has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor.
Guest rooms are fully air-conditioned, and free Wi-Fi is provided. The breakfast is buffet-style, featuring freshly baked bread, soup, salad, and other accompaniments.
HOTEL MONTE HERMANA KOBE AMALIE
This casual hotel offers guest rooms that combine refined elegance with modern practical amenities for a relaxing and comfortable stay. All guest rooms are non-smoking, offer free WiFi internet, and are equipped with high-quality Simmons pocketed coil spring mattresses. The stylish streetlife is near at hand, while the hotel's central location makes it a great base for exploring the multicultural city of Kobe. The historical district of Kitano Ijinkan is a 10-minute walk away, and the central train station is 5 minutes on foot. Breakfast is buffet-style, with a variety of both Japanese and Western items.