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  • Terrible7%
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700Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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24.8 miles to Kansai Intl Airport
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

I arrived before check-in time and wasn't welcomed but rather met with the statement: "Check-in time isn't until 3pm and you cannot check in now". It's not what was said (since I knew about the check-in time) but rather how it was said and the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

I’m still shocked of the way the monks welcomed us. No greeting, not even a word, the only things they worried about was not using extra beds kept in the closet of each room, taking off our shoes before stepping on the “carpet” inside the...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Adel B
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked our stay here through the Japanese Guest Houses website and our room and experience were fantastic. Beautiful room with lacquered sliding panels and the Japanese bath experience was great. We did notice that there did appeared to be different standards of rooms/packages within...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Alex B
Reviewed April 20, 2018

i was with a small group of 12 women to visit this temple overnight. We had a train ride, a cable car then a bus up a windy road to arrive at our destination. We had time to check in. All our rooms were adjoining...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank DianneR884
Reviewed January 31, 2018

A small group of expats living in Wakayama spent a weekend here. The staff weren7t overly friendly but we didn't care and enjoyed our stay here. We attended the evening meditation and some attended the morning ceremony. The meals were pretty tasty considering it was...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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$198 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rengejoin Temple Hotel Koya-Cho
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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