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Koyasan Onsen Fukuchi-in

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the highlights of our trip was our night in this traditional ryokan in a Buddhist monastery. Beautiful, peaceful grounds...excellent traditional Japanese vegetarian food, picturesque, peaceful onsen...the opportunity to observe the monks' morning services...an unusual and unforgettable experience.

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Nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A peaceful place to stay, in spite of the number of rooms. The onsen was never busy. The vegetarian meal which is served in your room was delicious. There is a 9pm curfew and you have to be checked out by 9am, but this was no problem.

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Thank Russ1470
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a spectacular stay. Superb food and gorgeous surroundings. Outside onsen nice if the weather is appropriate, and the morning Buddhist ceremony is a must. The only hazard is the potential for a package tour group staying, who can ruin the atmosphere. We stayed two nights, which meant we had one contemplative evening and got extra special treatment (service... More 

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Tahiti, French Polynesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying a night in Koyasan and at an onset is a must but there must be better places. Fukuchi in has attractive grounds and it has nice baths. We stayed in a garden view room with an ensuite toilet and it was quite spacious and clean. A couple of the staff who served us dinner and breakfast was warm and... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique experience--staying in a Buddhist monastery, delicious vegetarian dinner served in the Japanese room (read: kneeling with flat tables), relaxing in the Onsen (hot tub), morning sermon. If you want to experience Japan and its tradition (and you can afford it) you should choose to stay at least one night here.The service is friendly and attentive, the... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Japan and I loved the experience to stay in a Ryokan but this was a little too uncomfortable for me. It is a beautiful building, the staff is sweet and helpful but I don't have the knees for this place. If you are looking for a full on Japanese Monk experience, this is it. They only serve vegetarian... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay In Koyasan. Large Family room with view on the inner garden. Very quiet and well located to visit nearby boudhist temples. Great service and traditional vegeterian food. The place includes onsen both inside and outside.

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Sabadell, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quality is good but price is a little higher than expected. The english service is at the same level as other places (quite poor buy enough). The room was small, as expected, but the outside sounds and steps makes to not be relaxed at night.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We loved our stay at the Fukuchiin! The tatami room was bigger than many of the other places we had stayed in Japan, the common areas and gardens were beautiful, and we absolutely loved the meals that were not only delicious to eat but beautiful to look at. The two young men who served us our meals and prepared our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I can't fault this place on cleanliness, the staff or any of the facilities. It was a nice HOTEL! What it wasn't was a cultural, authentic or spiritual experience staying in a monastery with monks. The onsen's were ok. Quite small. Well equipped. The staff was lovely. It felt like a night in an ok hotel for a lot of... More 

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Address: 657 Koyasan, Ito-gun, Koya-cho 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
Price Range: $179 - $952 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 66
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