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Yochi-in

Ito-gun, Koya-cho, Koyasan 293, Koya, Japan
+81 736 562 003

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Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
based on 415 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 9.5
  • 8.7
  • 6.0

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  • Great menu
  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • Spacious rooms
  • Friendly atmosphere

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    About

    Located in the sacred Mount Koya area, Yochi-in is simple minimalistic accommodation in a historic temple, offering meditation and prayer experiences. Vegetarian meals are served in the guestroom. Parking is provided for free. While staying at Yochi-in, guests can try transcribing sutra (Buddhism scriptures) with an advance reservation and extra fee. Guests are welcome to join the Morning Prayer in the main temple, and leave their luggage at the front desk. The spacious public baths feature a hot tub. Most rooms at Yochi-in have the views of Japanese gardens and each room is fitted with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding. A TV, a fan and a heater are provided. Bathroom and toilet are shared with other guests. Guests with a meal plan can receive free amenities. It is a 5-minute walk from the famous Kongobuji Temple. Koyasan cable-car stop is a 10-minute drive away. Guests can enjoy delicately prepared homemade vegetarian meals featuring seasonal dishes.

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    AMENITIES

    • Hot tub
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 406 reviews
    • 9.7 "Awesome vibe."
    • 9.5 "Perfectly clean."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Amenities are good."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 1.8 "Terrible value."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 304 reviews
    • 9.7 "Awesome vibe."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.4 "Perfectly clean."
      8.8 "88% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.4 "Amenities are good."
      7.7 "77% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.5 "95% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 5.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 1.8 "Terrible value."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 69 reviews
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      8.4 "84% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.5 "High comfort."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 1.6 "Terrible value."

    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 32 reviews
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
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