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Gosho no Yu

448-1 Kinosakicho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 796-32-2230
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Simply the best

This onsen is a highlight in my life , to sit in the outside onsen looking at a three story... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul W
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Sydney, Australia
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Best Onsen with rotenburo

This is indeed, as many reviewera say, the best onsen in town. They have lovely rotenburos (outdoor... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
PanamanianWanderlust
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Panama City, Panama
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448-1 Kinosakicho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This onsen is a highlight in my life , to sit in the outside onsen looking at a three story waterfall with snow falling around me and gathering on the rocks and trees is just unforgettable . Stunning .

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is indeed, as many reviewera say, the best onsen in town. They have lovely rotenburos (outdoor baths) (women and men) and they switch daily. So you might want to visit two diferent days during your stay in Kinosaki Onsen. Very clean and spacious, so...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Definitely the best onsen in kinosaki as rated by some travellers previously. It's exterior is beautifully lanscaped, a nice indoor pool and a beautifully crafted outdoor pool that let's you enjoy a view of a waterfall.More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Johnathan T, Apologizes for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosyo-no-yu. It is one of the most popular public baths among the seven of the town. We are very glad to know you visited it. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Gosho no Yu is best of best in kionosaki onsen(hot spring). The inside bath is was big and the water was good and hot. The deep area of the bath was great, having jets of water to massage your back. The outside bath is very...More

1  Thank babymonster2475
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Dear babymonster2475, Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosyo-no-yu. We are glad to know you relaxed to the sounds of the waterfall and you found onsen experience beautiful. Gosho-no-yu is very popular among both tourists and the inhabitants of Kinosaki. We look...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Be sure to walk all the way to the back to see spring water falling as waterfalls from the hill behind. I went to 4 onsens while in Kinosaki and found the outdoor bath here to be the best. Despite the largest size of all...More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear MontfortOaks, Apologizes for the late reply. We appreciate your comment. Thank you very much for choosing to visit Kinosaki Onsen. With its elaborate architecture, an outdoor bath surrounded by nature and a spacious interior bath, Gosho-no-yu is very popular among both tourists and the...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Enjoyed this onsen alot. Space was good. The indoor onsen was a rather big and comfortable, there is also a granite water bench which was a lovely touch. The outdoor waterfall onsen was great. Lovely, especially during a cold winter night. Steam sauna available also...More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear AliciaCLPhang, Thank you very much for your comment. With its elaborate architecture, its spacious indoor bath, its outdoor bath featuring a waterfall and the bench which has hot water running over it, Gosho-no-yu is one of the most popular public baths among the seven...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice onsen, both indoor and out. Everything very neat, good facilities and good for photos in entry area and outside the entrance.More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear acash2016, Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosho-no-yu. With its elaborate architecture, an outdoor bath surrounded by nature and a spacious interior bath, Gosho-no-yu is one of the most popular public bath houses in Kinosaki Onsen. We are glad to know...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Was there for a day trip and only had time to visit one onsen. Decided on Goshonoyu Bath after reading reviews of the different onsens. It is the only onsen with an outdoor waterfall view. Perfect for winter.More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Kandis T, We appreciate your comment. And thank you very much for visiting Kinosaki Onsen for a day this time. Gosho-no-yu is one of the most popular bath houses among the seven of them in the town, with its large appealing entrance, a spacious...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We liked this onsen the most among the public ones we visited. It was close to our ryokan (nishimuraya honkan) and had a large appealing facade. The baths are large for Kinosaki and the dressing area is also well-sized, although you may need to be...More

1  Thank Ken S
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Dear Ken S, We appreciate your comment. And thank you very much for visiting some of public bath houses in Kinosaki Onsen. We are glad to know that you found your favorite onsen among them. We hope you had a relaxing time at Gosho-no-yu. We...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you only visit one onsen in Kinosaki, make it Goshono. You can tell straight away from the outside that this bath is special, the building, with it’s water lily filled pond in front, is strikingly beautiful. The baths themselves live up to the outside,...More

1  Thank Chris_DJ_Bear_Acton
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Dear Chris_DJ_Bear_Acton, Thank you very much for your thorough observation of Gosho-no-yu. We are very delighted to know that you found your favorite onsen among the seven public bath houses in Kinosaki. With its glass ceiling architecture inside, people can enjoy a spacious bath in...More

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Response from babymonster2475 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There is no private outdoor bath in Gosho no yu. Gosho no yu have only public outdoor bath. If you prefer a private bath, I recommend you to stay in Ryokan. In Ryokan, there's a room with a private outdoor bath.
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