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In front of 'Ichi no Yu' open-air bath in the middle of Kinosaki Onsen, the inns wood gives off a warm feeling.


<Chef's Recommendation> Different Cuisine Every Month

Dinner and breakfast included

Check-in 15:00〜
Check-out 〜10:00

Among the oldest ryokans in Kinosaki Onsen, Kobayashiya is located in the center of town along the willow-lined river. Sit back and watch the lanterns flicker to life at nightfall and people scurrying below between onsens in their yukata from the comfort of the riverside rooms’ covered verandas. The garden rooms are perfect for guests who wish to have a more reclosed stay. Slide open the shoji windows to look out onto the simple and lush Japanese garden. Great care is given by the owners in order to preserve the ryokan’s original beauty from the original flooring to repapering the shoji. Thanks to the proprietors’ care through the years Kobayashi was registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan in 2015. You can find small retro scenes throughout the building that are hard to find in other ryokans.
All meals are served in your room to ensure maximum relaxation. After your meal soak in the ryokan’s main bath or use your free onsen pass to visit the 7 hot spring bath-houses in town.
Kobayashiya also provides special vegetarian meals with advanced reservations. Please contact the ryokan when you make your reservation to request a vegetarian meal for more information.
Kobayashiya is an international ryokan that warmly welcomes guests from all over the world and has English speaking staff ready to make your stay a memorable one.

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Simmered Tajima Beef and Miso-based Mashed Potato Gravy(Jan. menu)

**Dinner** We use fresh local ingredients including Tajima beef and locally caught seafood. The mune is changed every month. **Dinner Menu: -Appetizers, -Raw Fish, -Seasonal Dishes, -Main Dish, -Soup Dish, -Fried Dish, -Last Dish, -Desserts. * Dinner and Breakfast are served in your room. Kobayashiya is perfectly located in the center of town about a 1-minute walk away from Ichino-Yu. Free WIFI is available throughout the entire inn. *Information: Includes a public hot spring pass (YUMEPA). Free parking is available (up to normal-sized vehicles). Front desk will be open to keep your baggage and car from 3 pm and Yumepa (Free hot spring houses pass) will be provided. Futon (Japanese-style mattress) will be laid out on the floor already when you check in. *Attention: For larger vehicles such as RVs, microbuses, station wagons and so on, a parking fee does apply. For more information on this fee and such, please contact us directly. *Extra Notes Regarding Fees: Adult:Hot spring tax (150 JPY), Hot spring fee (210 JPY), and a child hot spring fee (105 JPY) are not included in the listed price.

  • Deep-fried Horikawa Burdock (The menu is changed every month)

  • One of Japanese-style rooms

  • Please enjoy walking along the willow-lined river

  • Welcome to Kobayashiya!

Additional fee notice
Children under 3 years old who do not require anything may stay free of charge. If anything is needed guests are asked to pay for any needed item individually.

Guests wishing to make reservations under the student plan must present a valid student I.D. at check-in. If no I.D. is shown the student discount fee is waved and the guests will be expected to pay the regular price.
About service fees and taxes
Service fees and consumption taxes included in pricing.
Extra charges for:
Hot spring tax per person/night (adults only, JPY150)
Public bath admission fee (adults JPY210, children half off)

Cancellation charges
Cancellation fees for overnight guests:
No show/the afternoon of the day of(100%)
The morning of(50%)
1 day before(30%)
2 days before(20%))
Please notify us of any cancellations as soon as possible.

Cancellation fees for lunchtime reservations only:
Day of (100%)
1 day before (50%)
2~3 days before (30%)

Internet cancellation
Cancellations are taken 00:00am 3 days

Reservation inquiry or cancellation