Tocen Goshobo

Founded in the 12th Century, Tocen Goshobo is a traditional Japanese inn that was beloved by significant Japanese figures.

It is the oldest hot-spring ryokan in its area and is near the Taki River, where it displays its outdoor hot-spring baths and traditional cuisine.

It has a total of 20 rooms that are based on traditional Japanese design, which cost around 20,000 to 60,000 JPY per night, including complete tatami mat flooring and futon beds.

The inn also features a sitting area where guests can relax and feel the calm atmosphere that surrounds the ryokan paired with a drink of green tea. Aside from this type of relaxation, guests are invited to try its hot spring baths, which bring relief to the body. Activities like hiking can also be done in the area of the inn.
Tocen Goshobo welcomes guests even during the pandemic, providing they adhere to policies and precautionary measures. Famous tourist attractions like the Zuihoji Park are accessible from the inn.
Guests coming from Kobe and Itami Airports can take rides to get to the ryokan.

Traditional ryokan – historical architecture

An inn that has been in business for over eight hundred years.

Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff

Dishes made with locally-produced Japanese beef, seasonal tea ceremony dishes, Kaiseki Japanese traditional multi-course, of Kyoto, and more.

A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty

Guests can enjoy bathing in a brown-colored hot spring ("gold spring") bath.

Top hot spring resort – Arima, Osaka Kobe suburbs

One of Japan’s oldest hot springs, and one of the three most famous hot springs in Japan. The "Nihon Shoki" (a collection of ancient myth) it was recorded to have been discovered by two deities. Many past Emperors of Japan have visited here since some 1,500 years ago. The hot spring combines a plentiful amount of components, and is rare even on the worldwide scale.

Number of rooms

20 rooms.

*A private open air-bath overlooking a Japanese garden from a Japanese structure for those staying at Tenraku (Deluxe), not hot spring water.

*No elevators or escalators.


Rooms with open-air baths Unavailable

Onsen Area Arima

Are there additional rental options? With open-air tubs 0 With indoor tubs 2 With both indoor and outdoor tubs 0 Price 3,200 - 4,200 yen / 50 minutes How to book Reserve upon check-in, Reserve in advance

In or near Kyoto

Price range (yen) 20,000 - 60,000

The price includes one dinner and one breakfast