ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe is a five-star luxury hotel located directly outside Shin-Kobe Station.
The hotel has good access to public transport as Shin-Kobe Station is just a short walk away. The station is one stop from the center of Kobe on the subway, while the shinkansen provides intercity links to Osaka, Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Fukuoka.
Nearby attractions include a hiking trail to the Nunobiki Waterfall and the Shin-Kobe Ropeway that links the hotel with Nunobiki Herb Garden. The hotel is also a 10-minute walk from the historic western-style houses of the Kitano Ijinkan-gai area.
ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe has 593 guest rooms across 37 floors with options for single, double and twin beds. All rooms come with air conditioning, a TV with satellite channels, a writing desk, a refrigerator, an electric kettle with tea and coffee-making facilities, a safe for your valuables, slippers and a hair dryer. Private bathrooms are supplied with free toiletries and a full set of towels.
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Breakfast & Dining Facilities
ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe has seven different restaurants serving Italian, Chinese and Japanese cuisine.
Breakfast is available at the 4th floor casual dining restaurant, The Terrace. This is a buffet restaurant serving a mixture of Japanese and international dishes, and it is also open for lunch and dinner.
Breakfast is also available at the 5th floor Japanese restaurant Tankuma Kitamise. This restaurant serves traditional Kyoto cuisine and is also open for lunch and dinner.
Also on the 5th floor there is a sushi restaurant and a teppanyaki restaurant which are both open for lunch and dinner.
Gourmet Japanese restaurant, Kobe Nandaman on the 34th floor serves kaiseki course meals for lunch and dinner and has private rooms available. There is also a Chinese restaurant on the 34th floor and on the 36th floor there is an Italian restaurant and bar.
Other Services and Facilities
ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe has a 24-hour front desk.
Reception staff are fluent in both English and Japanese and there is a concierge service if you need to make enquiries about local attractions, dining options or transportation routes.
Check-in time is from 15.00 and check-out is by 12.00 noon.
There is a shop in the hotel lobby selling a range of goods and local souvenirs.
This hotel has a gym with a variety of weight-lifting and exercise machines, a sauna and an indoor swimming pool.
There is a business center with computers, printers, a photo-copying service and a technical concierge.
Wi-Fi internet access is freely available throughout the hotel building.
Car parking is available at this hotel.
ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe is located directly across from Shin-Kobe Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen and the Seishin-Yamate Subway Line. The hotel is connected directly to the 2nd floor of the station building by a covered walkway. Here is a map showing the hotel’s location.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.