Top rated rentals — Kobe
Destination guide

Book a vacation 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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Kobe a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kobe

Kobe is famous for its picturesque gardens and relaxing hot springs. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Kobe

Fly into Kobe (UKB), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. 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 traveling 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.

Where to stay around Kobe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 307 holiday lettings near Kobe. From 5 Condos/Apartments to 5 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kobe for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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: 39 holiday homes
  • Kobe City Centre: 36 holiday homes
  • Hatobacho: 35 holiday homes
  • Joto: 48 holiday homes
  • Nishinari: 314 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:

  • Space 11 Darvish Museum: 1,270 holiday lettings
  • Kobe Nada Station: 1,410 holiday lettings
  • Mitsui Outlet Park: 61 holiday lettings
  • Kobe Tarumi Station: 61 holiday lettings
  • Kobe Higashi-tarumi Station: 61 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 Condos/Apartments in Kobe?

Yes, of course. offers 5 Condos/Apartments in Kobe. Our other popular types of Kobe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kobe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Kobe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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