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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 features

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 rentals are available around Kobe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 309 holiday lettings around Kobe. From 162 flats & apartments to 64 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kobe:

  • Chuo Ward: 36 holiday homes
  • Kobe City Centre: 32 holiday homes
  • Hatobacho: 33 holiday homes
  • Ikuno Ward: 110 holiday homes
  • Minami: 923 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kobe? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kobe. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kobe Sannomiya Station: 1,432 holiday lettings
  • BB Plaza Museum of Art: 1,531 holiday lettings
  • Nofuku Temple: 1,054 holiday lettings
  • Kobe Center for Overseas Migration and Cultural Interaction: 1,331 holiday lettings
  • Kobe Minatogawa Station: 760 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kobe listed on 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 Flats in Kobe?

Yes, of course. offers 162 Flats in Kobe. Our other popular types of Kobe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 160 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

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 278 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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