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One of only 3 original temples in Koyasan which gives a unique experience. Lovely dinner and breakfast. We attended the ceremony at 6.30am which was very interesting and a must do, although be prepared for cold temperatures in winter.
Well preserved building. Our room had a full garden and terrace to itself. Was stunning. Food was some of the best we had in Japan. The people working there were very kind and made every attempt to make us feel at home and showed us...More
We were very happy with our stay at Hojoin in Koyasan. Our room was beautiful, with hot tea, yukatas and slippers ready when we arrived. The onsen is well kept and nice.
The dinner was wonderful. We ate in a beautiful and big tatami room,...More
I stayed at this temple last night. The temple is about 10 minutes walk from the bus stop very near to Da Ran complex. The room is simple and clean with yukata and slipper put out at front door,you could leave the luggage there and...More
At the time of this review, Hojoin had just opened its doors to foreign guests. It's not as established as some of the other monastery lodgings (i.e. - less instructions in English), but that adds to the charm. The two monks who run the place...More