In Kobe, whether you seek the best Western-style hotel or a traditional Japanese inn, the city has more than enough choice. You'll find mountaintop hotels with unforgettable night views, luxurious seafront stays overlooking the Port Tower and Harborland, European-style hotels celebrating the city's cosmopolitan heritage, and more. As a location synonymous with diversity and internationality, Kobe's hotels welcome visitors from all over the world, including thousands of conference guests each year. All of these can be enjoyed at your leisure, without the overcrowding often found in other Japanese cities. Those after a more traditional experience can indulge in one of the many ryokan (Japanese inns) in Arima Onsen, many of which are centuries old and offer guests the very best in full-course kaiseki cuisine and hot spring hospitality.