Overview

Yochi-in

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

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+81 736 562 003

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
based on 415 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 8.9
  • 8.6
  • 2.6

Good to know

  • Great menu
  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • Spacious rooms

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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
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 411 reviews
    • 10.0 "Awesome vibe."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      8.7 "87% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% said the reception staff was great."
      9.1 "91% thought the service was very professional."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 2.6 "Terrible value."
      1.4 "The price was too high for 86%."
      0.0 "100% said the breakfast was too expensive."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 320 reviews
    • 10.0 "Awesome vibe."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 2.7 "Terrible value."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 65 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      8.4 "84% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.5 "High comfort."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 2.3 "Terrible value."

    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 24 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
    "Spacious rooms"
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