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    143 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0296, Wakayama Prefecture
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We planned a one-night stay at Sojiin during our 20 day trip of Japan. We arrived at roughly 6pm, having read that we should arrive before 7pm. However, due to not having internet service for the day, we had missed an email from our booking...More

    Thank xxJess-Pagexx
    Response from Akira M, マネージャー at SojiinResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your comments. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay in Koyasan. Our english translation of the prayer helps for our guests to understand our temple.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We went to this shukubou for lunch. Shukubous serve a vegetarian menu called Shoujinryouri based on Buddhhist belief that prohibits the taking of life. As vegetables usually have some harshness, cooking to remove the harshness as well as preserve the food was developed. From soya...More

    Thank tomizuta1953
    Response from Akira M, マネージャー at SojiinResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your comments. We have been serving Buddhist vegetarian Cuisine (Shogin Ryori) to our guests. Buddhist vegetarian food is one of the unique food in Koyasan. We hope that many foreign guests will eat and enjoy Shogin Ryori.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We spent one night at Sojiin The location is excellent and it is a truly beautiful place to stay; we loved the Japanese garden. We really enjoyed the food. It is vegan (so lots of tofu), which we are usually very skeptical of, but it...More

    Thank Willhampson
    Response from Akira M, マネージャー at SojiinResponded 2 weeks ago

    We really appreciate your comments. Our traditional facilities are sometimes not so good for guests from abroad. We will try to improve our services upon your opinion.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed 1 night in this beautiful temple in a suite with private bathroom and onsen. It was beautiful and very immersive: you feel the silence and the majesty of nature. The monks and the staff were very friendly: one of them gave us a...More

    Thank 84Federica
    Response from Akira M, マネージャー at SojiinResponded 1 week ago

    We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in Soujiin. We hope that your experience will be one of the good memory of the trip to Japan.

    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stay in this Buddhist temple very much. The accommodation in a Japanese bedroom with futon beds was very comfortable and spacious. Yukata was available during our stay. Vegan dinner represented an interesting experience and it was quite good. We had the access...More

    Thank RH_Hanak
    Response from Akira M, マネージャー at SojiinResponded 9 October 2017

    Thank you for your comments. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay in Koyasan. Vegetarian cuisine and Buddhist morning pray are the special services of Lodging temple in Koyasan.

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    • US$184 - US$664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Koya-cho
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    4 July 2017|
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    Response from kayla222015 | Reviewed this property |
    I believe the question was answered well. We stayed in a room towards the back. See if you can get it. It had a bay window overlooking a bit of the garden. It was lovely. The head monk speaks some English. Here spoke to us... More
    7 March 2017|
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    Response from ggandse | Reviewed this property |
    Hard to believe but you will really 'drop out' in Koya-cho! We booked through trip advisor but were unable to find a contact point before arrival. The Sojiin is run by Monks whose main focus is Buddhist practice and while... More
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    "I'd ask for the back room overlooking the garden if possible. One had to share a bathroom but that really..."
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