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Daienin

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed two nights. The assistance from the monks was just wonderful. We enjoyed the hot baths. The sleeping arrangements are Japanese traditional complete with dressing gowns. The food is vegetarian - very very tasty...but don't rush in...look carefully at the food and the detail...More

3  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I visited with my family which includes a 9 month old and a seven year old. The monks at this temple don't speak a lot of English but they were able to give us all of the information we needed and they were very friendly...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited Mt. Koya during a massive thunderstorm that went on all day and night but that only made this place more tranquil and magical. The room we were assigned was fairly huge, plenty of room for all our suitcases and all three futons, a...More

1  Thank Ctan_writer
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I traveled to Koyasan for the Kechein Kanjo Ceremony and stayed at this temple for the three days I was in Koyasan. Beautifully appointed with painted screens and other artwork, Delicious Shojin Ryori vegitarian temple food. Traditional Japanese rooms with tatami flooring and futon. Friendly...More

2  Thank housesun90
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Staying the night at this buddhist temple was an amazing experience, from the room to the meals and the ceremony. The hosts were really helpful and kind, and they even gave me an umbrella to take home as it was raining in Koyasan when I...More

1  Thank carlosalriols
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US$113 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$113 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Odd-Marcus P | Reviewed this property |
Think they all are smoking. You can smell it but it didn't bother us that much.
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Response from 28_Patricia_28 | Reviewed this property |
We had a private room but not a private bathroom. I am not sure if in Daienin there are private bathrooms. Maybe you need to book more expansive temple then?! We never saw someone while using the bathroom though...so it... More
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"Very close to the cemetery. Do take advantage of the hot baths."
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"This is NOT a Hotel, it is Japanese style temple lodging. Pilgrims delight !"
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"Try to get a garden room!!!"
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"The rooms overlooking the gardens are the best."
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