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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not an Hotel. Is more like an Hostel. I found it comfortable (comfortable Futon). Structure is simple and well kept very close to the cimitery (to visit in the night....fantastic). Persons in the Sekison (monks and not) were very kind. Vegetarian dinner was...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Bizio74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is super , 5 mins walking or less to Okunoin , room is big with views over the garden , I stayed in December the room had good heating but it was extremely cold in the hallways that was the biggest let down...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank nkissa
Response from 木村 d, 広報担当マネージャー at SekishoinResponded 4 weeks ago

Did not Shojin Ryori: Japan’s Sophisticated Buddhist Cuisine fit your taste Is the hallway cold? It is natural because it is not a luxury hotel but a temple

Reviewed October 28, 2018

This will be my first 1-Star review. Yes, I am aware that it is a temple and that the lodging is supposed to be frugal and yes, I had read the reviews before booking. But I thought, it just can´t be that bad, actually it...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank jkfs111
Response from 木村 d, マネージャー at SekishoinResponded October 28, 2018

I do not want to post a negative review and say it I have no idea what you want to say I came to an old temple and the price was eventually high, but the common bath was the worst Does the door to the...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018

My group loved our stay here! It was one of our favorite places we stayed while on our trip to Japan. The room was quite spacious (and it had a sink and a blacony), the futon very comfortable and warm, the food was delicious, there...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank sengokujidai
Response from 木村 d, マネージャー at SekishoinResponded October 18, 2018

Thank you for coming to the word of compliment It is said that it is not the truth whether we are simply late for us as opposed to opinion that other foods are getting cooler by other critics You are told that you are not...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I stayed there during my trip to Koyasan. I wasn’t sure what to expect, as I read mixed reviews, but this place exceeded my expectations. Temple is beautiful, priests are polite and friendly. Room was clean and comfortable, with view to a beautiful garden. Futon...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Ania W
Response from 木村 d, マネージャー at SekishoinResponded October 18, 2018

Thank you for coming to the word of compliment I wish safety of your trip

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Description
Sekisho-in is one of the remaining 157 Shingon temples that make up Mount. Koya. Koyasan has a 1200 year history. It is the birthplace of Shingon Japanese Esoteric Buddhism. Sekisho-in is one of only 53 More temples in Koyasan that offer temple lodging to guests. 10 years ago Koyasan became World Heritage. Due to that change there has been an abrupt influx of western tourists and rapid decline of pilgrims. We hope that visiting guests understand basic Shukubo etiquette before they bless us with there stay here. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
$88 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sekishoin Hotel Koya-Cho
Location
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
$88 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sekishoin Hotel Koya-Cho
Location
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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lukjeabs
December 20, 2018|
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木村 d
June 26, 2018|
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First settled in 819 by the monk Kūkai, Mt. Kōya is primarily known as the world headquarters of the Kōyasan Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism. Located on an 800 m high plain amid eight peaks of the mountain (which was the... More
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木村 d
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No. Sekisho-in Temple is a Shukubo.
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"Room with a view to the garden."
679sabrinas
Aug 2, 2018
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"If you want a private bathroom be sure to book that type of room"
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Jun 12, 2018
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"Ask for suite with bathroom."
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Apr 7, 2018
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"We were on 2nd floor with a balcony overlooking the garden - would be good when snowing"
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Nov 12, 2017
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