Hostels in Kobe, Japan

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Get to know Kobe (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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Less than a thirty-minute ride away from Osaka along the JR Kobe line, Kobe City and Kobe Bay are a welcome day trip to sample fresh, sweet sake straight from the dozens of Sake breweries and Sake brewery museums along the bay; take in the sights from the sky deck viewing platform atop the Kobe Tower at the water's edge; and cure all of your shopping needs in and around Chinatown, where big-name brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Chanel occupy former port warehouses and government buildings displaying their latest displays. At night, Kobe comes most alive when the youth of the city begin to fill the streets and bars, looking for a feast or a drink or two around ten o'clock. The electricity of the people and the electricity of the lights that cover the shops and attractions such as the Kobe Tower are simply fantastic to watch and enjoy.

Options for hostels in Kobe are somewhat limited, but if you wish to explore Kobe a little bit further than just a day trip around the sights, there are a collection of reasonably priced hotels and guesthouses in both modern and traditional designs.

Visitors should be mindful that there are in fact three train lines that pass through Kobe's coastline -- the JR Kobe Line, the Hankyu Kobe Line, and Hanshin Main Line. Make sure you depart from the right station at the right time to avoid delay in your ongoing journey and also to make full use of any return tickets or Japan Rail Pass.

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Kobe Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kobe, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 7
Average dorm price $26
Average private room price $134
Cheapest Hostel in Kobe Hostel Nakamura with $20.5
Party hostels in Kobe Ini. kobe HOSTEL & CAFE/BAR (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 6.1

FAQ about Kobe Hostels

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5 Best Hostels in Kobe

5 Best Hostels in Kobe

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