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Shojoshin-in Temple

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566 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211 Wakayama Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Pool
Room Service
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

The accommodation and the food were excellent. The facilities, including the onsens are really well designed and comfortable. Nothing like the puritan existence that I had imagined would be part of a monk's living quarters! The vegan/vegetarian meals were filling and really yummy. They only...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

The room was spacious, very clean and had many facilities like safe box, TV and private washing basin. We also had a nice view of the garden. In the building there is traditional Japanese bathtube with very hot water which was great.

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

We stayed for a night at Hanare (private residence). We were "lucky" because of the coming typhoon ....as there were no activities on the construction site, it was perfectly quiet. We took a bath in a cedar bathtub (quite a unique experience) and enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Lara-0N
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The real experience. I was here 34 years ago, and although the town is more commercialized than before, this place remains authentic. We stayed in the Hanare. Having a private bathroom was great, but if you can share for a night, it’s really better to...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Over all the temple is lovely, rooms are very comfortable and the food is ok. However the entire temple including the accommodation rooms are absolutely freezing, there is no way to heat any of the rooms and the entire temple is totally open so gets...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Shojoshin-In Temple Hotel Koya-Cho
Location
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Shojoshin-In Temple Hotel Koya-Cho
Location
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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Ellen H
How did you make a reservation to stay there?
July 25, 2018
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Hi Everyone How did you go about booking your reservation? Thanks heaps
September 8, 2017
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    "Travelled there on trains, cable car and bus from Osaka. Caught the limousine bus back to Kansai airport..."
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