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    Rengejoin Temple

    700Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good33%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in the Rengejoin and had high expectations of a night in a boudhist temple. When we entered we found staff at reception not very friendly and we were shown our room. One of a great number of rooms...... the futons were laid out...More

    Thank winningspirits
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    This was such an amazing experience. The temple is beautiful and so peaceful, we had no wifi which made it even better as we could just put our phones away and really take it all in. That evening we had our first meditation experience... not...More

    Thank MnMDK
    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    The temple is lovely! Our room had a sitting area to enjoy the beautiful garden and sit and enjoy it we did. Accommodations are nice but not luxurious. The Buddhist meal was plentiful and good. We enjoyed meditation. Bring warm clothes! While it was warm...More

    Thank Aaryn G
    Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

    First of all, this is a temple, not a normal hotel or ryokan, so please set your expectations in terms of service to a lower level. The place is truly amazing, the internal gardens are pieces of art and the rooms are decorated with beautiful...More

    1  Thank Alexyr
    Reviewed 30 October 2016

    The monk who showed us our room and the amenities spoke English just fine. And the head monk gave some explanation in English during both the evening and morning service (for the morning one, his English version of his "sermon" was noticeably shorter -- he...More

    Thank Sharon S
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$171 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 48
    • Location
    • Japan >
    • Kinki >
    • Wakayama Prefecture >
    • Ito-gun >
    • Koya-cho
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    • Rengejoin Temple Hotel Koya-Cho
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    Isabelita H
    5 February 2016|
    Response from HamishU88 |
    Hi Isabelita, It's probably too late for you but you must book through the shukubo association which handles bookings for all of the koya-san temples. Cheers :)
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