This Japanese-style hotel is located on a hill overlooking the Arima hot spring resort and Mt. Rokko, where guests can enjoy the magnificent landscape from comfortable guest rooms. Choraku also offers both "golden" and "silver" hot springs from private sources to fill the communal spas and open-air baths. The expertly prepared kaiseki course cuisine served here features delicacies like authentic Kobe Beef and the freshest seafood from nearby Akashi.
Delicious meals are served in-room for both dinner and breakfast. Enjoy dishes carefully prepared one by one made with local ingredients including seafood from Akashi and Tamba vegetables.
The only place in Arima with coveted Golden and Silver springs.
These two types of spring water are pumped into the large communal baths and open air bath "Kunugi-no-yu) for a total of 10 baths.
Kunugi-no-yu has a standing bath, and a sauna is equipped in the large communal baths.
The hotel's friendly hospitality
*Staff will drop you off to the Arima Onsen area as many times as you like.
(The onsen area is about 15 minutes away on foot)
*In the afterbath area, handmade sweets and tea service are available from 15:00-19:00.
30 min from Kobe, 50 min from Osaka, 70 min from Kyoto
70 min from Universal Studios Japan, 60 min from Himeji Castle
90 min from Takeda Castle
Enjoy a relaxing time enjoying Choraku hospitality, hot springs, and delicious cuisine.
From Osaka to Arima Onsen:
Direct access by Hankyu Bus or JR Bus in about 1 hour.
Alternatively, about 1 hour by train (transfers required)
By car, about 50 min (10 minutes after exiting the Chugoku Expressway at Nishinomiya-kita IC)
From Sannomiya to Arima Onsen:
By bus: 30-40 min via Hankyu Bus or JR Bus.
Alternatively, about 30 min by train (transfers required)
By car, about 30 min (5 minutes after exiting the Hanshin Expressway at Arima-guchi IC)
*Please call the hotel upon arrival at Arima Onsen Station to request pickup if using public transportation. 078－904－0666