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Yochiin

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Exceeded my expectations of what a shukubo stay would be. From the Monk's warm welcome accompanied by some green tea. Generous sized room. Shojin Ryori Cuisine, Wearing Yukata, The Whole Experience in fact. My highlight was the morning prayer. The mesmerising combined effect of incense...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We spent a night at Yochiin end of November 2016, during autumn with beautiful red maple leaves around Koyasan. There wasn't many tourists, therefore Yochiin was pretty quiet. The room is spacious and clean but freezing at night even with the heater. We enjoyed their...More

Thank VivianCyf
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Yochiin is central and well located. The temple itself has a small rock garden in the inner court yard. The rooms are large and have tatami mats, but noise can be an issue because the walls are thin, and the top of the partition between...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Lovely temple stay in a convenient location in spiritual Koyasan, close to the bus stop, within walking distance to most of the major temples and around the corner from the Family Mart convenience store. Friendly and informative staff made for an easy check-in. Traditional Japanese...More

2  Thank Therichpeasant
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at Yochiin during our trip to Koyasan. We had a great time. It was such an authentic experience. We enjoyed using the public baths, sleeping on tatami mats, attending the Buddhist ceremony and having a vegan meal in traditional style....More

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Price range
US$ 116 - US$ 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 116 - US$ 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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goapopcorn
26 February 2017|
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Response from Sweet-Dawn | Reviewed this property |
I think we did it through a booking web, but most of the temples don't have this option. In Yochiin they speak some English, so you can also e-mail them if you can't book through their web or a booking web.
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Walter S
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Response from Lihn T | Reviewed this property |
To visit Koyasan from Osaka, the best way is to buy Koyasan Heritage pass by Nankai Railway if you do not have a JR pass. The regular version of this pass costs about JPY2900 per person and the limited express one cost... More
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"I think all rooms are similar."
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"Despite the cost it seems best to book meals in advance as part of the package."
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"As it is a traditional temple there is only traditional rooms"
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"Ask for a room with a balcony, chairs and table if your yoga is not up to par."
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