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Oriental Hotel
Ranked #3 of 118 Hotels / Ryokan in Kobe
Certificate of Excellence
Busan, South Korea
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61 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Plush hotel in the city, 10-15min walk from Sannomiya station where the Kansai airport bus stops. The staff are always very polite and helpful to requests. Spacious and comfortable rooms. Small gynasium with a couple of treadmills. Good buffet breakfast where you can also choose a warm dish served at the table.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Thank eddie299
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 8 June 2014
Dear eddie299,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us!
We are always deeply honored when receiving a guest's recommendation, especially when it comes from a well travelled Senior Contributor such as yourself.
Everyone here at Oriental Hotel would like to thank you for your kind words.

Should you ever find yourself in Kobe again, please remember that our doors are always open.
We look forward to serving you again!
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Perth, Australia
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162 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Needed to spend a few days in Kobe on business and booked at this hotel with little expectations. To say I was pleasantly surprised is an understatement.

Everything about this hotel screams high quality and great service. The staff are unobtrusive but extremely helpful; the rooms are luxuriously appointed with every luxury feature you would expect; and the dining and bar options are brilliant in both wide range of choices and excellent quality.

Next time, I may go back to Kobe just to be pampered at the hotel!

Room Tip: Based on the room I had and the rooms of my work colleagues, I doubt there are any bad rooms in this...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Peter K
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 8 June 2014
Dear Peter K,

We are most flattered by your high praise of our establishment and are boasting with pride from your comment! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on Trip Advisor.

It is very pleasing to hear that everything and everyone, met your needs and we would most definitely love to have you back with us again, just to be pampered.

Our 3 restaurants, bar and cafe constantly update their menus with each season's freshest ingredients so the next time you visit, there should be even more to choose from.

Once again thank you for your kind words and we sincerely ook forward to having the chance to serve you again.
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Stayed their for a business conference - great rooms, staff, food. The manager and his team deserve much Kudos for the attention to detail.

My first trip to Japan and a great experience I would gladly recommend this hotel to any visitors to Kobe

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Zillon
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 31 May 2014
Dear Zillon,

Your recommendation is highly appreciated and goes a long way not only for helping other guests who are looking to stay in Kobe, but towards our staff and rewarding them for a job well done!

Your comments have humbled us and we hope we have the chance to serve you once again.

We await your next visit!
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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is my second review as my boyfriend and myself stayed there again this April and as usual it did not disappoint.
The staff remembered us from the previous year and I just cannot fault this establishment. I cannot recommend this hotel enough to anyone who are staying in Kobe.
Thank you to all Oriental staff for making once again our stay a memorable one.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank MandarinYB
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 31 May 2014
Dear MandarinYB,

We are truly moved to hear that we made your experience in Kobe a memorable not only once, but twice! And also that you took the time to share your experiences with us and other guests looking for a similar experience in Kobe.

We will do our very best to make sure your 3rd visit and onwards will be just as great if not better!

We hope to see you soon!
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saudi arabia
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

it was one of the best hotels i ever stay in, we went there for the company conference everyone was happy from this trip, fantastic service very nice people nice location if i will visit JAPAN again sure i will be there.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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2 Thank talaldamen
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 31 May 2014
Dear Mr. Talaldamen,

We would like to sincerely thank you for your kind words and are glad that your stay with us was a memorable one.

We deeply pride ourselves on our service and knowing that your and your company enjoyed themselves puts a smile on our faces as well.

We hope that you will have another chance to visit Japan in the future and will be here waiting to welcome you again!
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Bengaluru, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2014

After long time experience the hospitality at its best, and thumbs up to entire staff of Oriental Hotel to take care of their guest in day and night tireless. Would like to stay again and again given an opportunity.

Room Tip: Rooms on either side has good view on higher floors. One side Hill view and another side sea view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Baskar-Posiflex
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 31 May 2014
Dear Baskar-Posiflex,

Thank you very much for your kind words.
I was a pleasure to have the chance to meet you and your team while in Kobe.
We're so pleased to hear that your experience was one of the best in your life.

Our doors are always open to you and your wonderful team.
We very much look forward to greeting and serving you again in the future.
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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Stayed for conference in for 4 nights May14. The service in the hotel is superb from the reception, F&B and housekeeping. The room is beautiful, with good amenities and very well maintained. Though the wooden blinds didn't block out 100% of the 4 am morning light. The main dining room served the most wonderful breakfast with healthy choices such as Soy Pan Cakes which are made to order. The conference lunches and dinners were a bit repetitive in the dishes though they were very good. I love the desserts but 2 days of the same desserts is bit disappointing. The shopping centres are all within walking distance and there are many good cafes and restaurants around. As I had a late flight and went back to the hotel after a day out hoping to get a shower at the gym before heading to the airport but was told they don't have one. May be the hotel can do something about that. There is also no pool in the hotel.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank VivianTai
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Oriental_Hotel_Kobe, Guest Relations Manager at Oriental Hotel, responded to this review, 31 May 2014
Dear VivianTai,

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, were much appreciative of the feedback.

We're glad to hear that your overall experience was a great and enjoyable one.
We love that you mentioned our breakfast, we are very careful to make sure that all guests have a great start to the day.

We will sincerely take your thoughts into consideration. If theres anything that we can do to better ourselves, we most certainly will take all necessary steps towards those visions.

We hope to welcome you back to Oriental Hotel again.
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Property: Oriental Hotel
Address: 25 Kyomachi Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0034, Hyogo Prefecture
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Region: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Kobe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 118 Hotels / Ryokan in Kobe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Oriental Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 116
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