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Hojoin Temple

Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 736-56-2431
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Great Experience

One of only 3 original temples in Koyasan which gives a unique experience. Lovely dinner and... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
Phil437
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Stunning place and food

Well preserved building. Our room had a full garden and terrace to itself. Was stunning. Food was... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2016
rthom
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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Dec 1, 2016
“Great Experience”
May 27, 2016
“Stunning place and food”
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Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 736-56-2431

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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

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.

1  Thank Phil437
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank rthom
Reviewed November 8, 2015

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

3  Thank Svadilfarinn
Reviewed October 1, 2015

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

1  Thank yta155032
Reviewed October 21, 2014

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

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