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Ekoin Temple, Koyasan

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Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stay in Ekoin for one night just yesterday, it was a pleasant experience and we love it. The vegetation food were surprisingly very good and refreshing. We also joined the morning meditation and fire ritual, very inspirational. Nobu-sama's night tour to...More

1  Thank Patrick C
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Full disclosure: we had never been to Koyasan before and chose the Ekoin from reviews on this site in addition to guidebook recommendations. We were not disappointed. Our greeting was warm and our room was nicely done traditional Japanese. Everything was in the usual Japanese...More

2  Thank E1mb
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Eko-in is well-located, between the centre of Koya-san and the atmospheric old cemetery. Guests are housed in well-maintained Japanese style rooms (with TV, wifi and heaters) in the main building or an annex. There are shared toilets and communal bathrooms, which can get crowded. The...More

2  Thank beijingduck
Reviewed November 12, 2015

We arrived to Koya after staying in Osaka and visiting Shinsekai area. So the experience here was really calming. The place is excellent, clean, almost in the centre of Koya. The monks were really kind, they let us check in earlier. The food was devine...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2015

We enjoyed our stay here and would recommend it to others. My expectations were VERY low - it was very clear that this was not going to be an upscale hotel experience. So l am reluctant to give this place too high a review and...More

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Response from PHL16 | Reviewed this property |
You might need to contact them directly, or book through something like Expedia. At least that's what we did.
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Response from AbracadabraEngland | Reviewed this property |
Japanese hospitality is second to none. Senior citizens enjoy respect and status. Your problem will not be the comfortable futon, but making sure you use the correct slippers for the correct place indoors. Everything and... More
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This was a great place to stay. Everything regarding soap and yukata, etc. Toilet's are state of art. I loved the tranquil atmosphere. Tea and coffee always available. Enjoy
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"Stay in ensuite room."
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"All rooms seemed to have gorgeous courtyard views."
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"It didn't appear that all the rooms had access to the outside. We enjoyed our view."
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"Ask for a room in the main building instead of the newer annex."
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