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Book a holiday rental for your Kobe getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Kobe. This city's gardens, shopping and hot springs draw many visitors. Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and Legoland Discovery Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Kobe

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Kobe a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (13.6 mi / 22 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Center (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Universal Studios Japan® (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Big Bang (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Shin-Kobe Ropeway (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Kawasaki Good Times World (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kobe

Kobe is famous for its beautiful gardens and relaxing hot springs. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kobe is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sumiyoshi Park (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Higashi Yuenchi Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sorakuen Garden (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Meriken Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Suwayama Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Harborland Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kobe

Fly into Kobe (UKB), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Osaka (ITM-Itami), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Kobe Sannomiya Station, Kobe Kasuganomichi Station and Kobe Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Kobe by catching a ride on the metro at Sannomiya Hanadokeimae Station, Kyukyoryuchi Daimarumae Station or Boeki Center Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Kobe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 303 holiday rentals around Kobe. From 140 flats & apartments to 70 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Kobe is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kobe?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kobe:

  • Chuo Ward: 34 holiday homes
  • Hatobacho: 31 holiday homes
  • Kobe City Centre: 32 holiday homes
  • Naniwa Ward: 676 holiday homes
  • Nishinari: 392 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kobe?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Kobe. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kobe Okamoto Station: 1,563 holiday rentals
  • BB Plaza Museum of Art: 1,526 holiday rentals
  • Kobe Sannomiya Station: 1,428 holiday rentals
  • Kobe Animal Kingdom: 1,557 holiday rentals
  • Kobe Minatogawa Station: 758 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kobe listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Kobe?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 140 Condos/Apartments in Kobe. Our other popular types of Kobe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 70 holiday houses
  • Studios: 138 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Kobe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 264 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Kobe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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