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Koyasan Onsen Fukuchi-in

657 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 648-0211 , Japan
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with the user who said this is not spiritual or mystical at all. Don't expect anything like that. I didn't , so I was very pleased and refreshed by this stop. It is a bit expensive especially if you have an idea of monks as people living of the small things with no amenities. My impression was of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was not our first choice but it was exactly what we had wished for. Koya-san is the perfect Japan get away if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and have a magical Japanese memory. From the moment we arrived at the gate we fell in love with his hotel/temple. The zen rock garden entry... More

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Kamakura, Japan
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are after a truly authentic temple stay experience this is probably not it. It's more of a temple/ onsen hybrid, designed for the high end traveler. Its extravagance is truly amazing.. there are no less than 3 (!!) zen rock gardens, all of a good size and all designed by a historically famous zen garden designer. They feature... More

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51 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Location: 5 stops from cablecar station. 10-15mins walk to the western part of Koyasan temple. Some 20mins walk to the nearest (and probably the only) Family Mart. Hotel: consider relatively large scale. Very properly run. Office staff speaks good English. A signifcant majority of guests were Western. Property is spacious, multiple toilet and bath. Bath is japanese style (means commual... More

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Doha, Qatar
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were prepared for a traditional living style and it was exactly this - Japanese style rooms with sliding doors, meals served in rooms and futon beds. Be aware that the breakfast is at 7-8am and your bed will be taken away at this time, so no lieins. There is a curfew at 9pm, but to be honest nothing to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I can't complain about the experience at the inn itself. It's a nice building with nice grounds. The staff are friendly and well organized and everything is clean. No complaints there. The food is...food. It's all vegetarian, which I'm fine with, but be prepared to eat soy, soy, and more soy. I would have preferred more veggies as opposed to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We arrived by sunset, welcomed with a smile, we reserved 2 rooms with private toilets. The whole idea is to experience real Japan. The food is so graciously presented (all vegi) we didn't eat everything served. The outdoor warm baths. The Tatami sleep. The place ha s a magnificent garden, We woke up early to here the monks pray. Breakfast... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to stay in a magical part of the world. Although it is a cliche, it really feels as if one is stepping back in time here. The welcome is warm, but be sure to wear the right slippers in the right places. The rooms look sparse at first but once you settle into the mood,... More

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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

When I decided to visit Koya-san I knew that I would want to stay at a temple. I chose Fukuchi-in Onsen and was most happy with my choice. My room was huge, had a toilette and little sink (loved that!!!) and a spectacular view to the inner rock garden. The onsen was a great plus and after a cold day... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The temple resort is extremely well done with great care for the detail. The room served vegetarian dinner - 'Shojin-ryori' - was the best meal I have had during my vacation in Japan. The resort's gardens are truly magnificent!

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Address: 657 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 648-0211 , Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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Number of rooms: 66
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