Eko-in Facilities
Eko-in Japanese Style Room
Eko-in Exterior view
Eko-in Exterior view
Eko-in Facilities
Eko-in Facilities
Eko-in Exterior view



24 reviews

24 reviews

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Location rating score

Lowest price includes
Closest landmarks
Eko-in Temple
Koshinise Koyasandaishido
60 m
Kumagai-ji Temple
90 m
Komyo-in Temple
90 m
Sekisho-in Temple
100 m


497 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Koya, Koya, Japan, 648-0211 - View map

Safety deposit boxes

Car park


Car park

Free internet access

Safety deposit boxes

Handrails in stairs and hallways

Internet access (limited number of rooms)

Internet access – wireless



Check-in from14:00
Check-out until10:00
Location rating4.2

Rooms available at Eko-in

Luxury Suite with Semi Open-air Bath (Gachirin Type)
  • Room size: 100 m²
  • Garden
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Deluxe Japanese Style Room
  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Garden and Mountain
  • 3 futons
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Special Japanese/Western-style Room (Tenjiku Type)
  • Room size: 44 m²
  • Garden and Mountain
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Compact Japanese-style Room
  • Garden and Mountain
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
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Japanese Style Room
  • Garden and Mountain
  • Non-smoking
  • 5 futons
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More about Eko-in

More about Eko-in

Eko-in, a Mt. Koya temple lodging that boasts of 1,000 years of history, provides Japanese-style guestrooms, a beautiful garden, and free Wi-Fi.
The tatami-floored guestrooms with shoji sliding doors feature comfortable futons, an LCD TV, and a safety deposit box. A communal bathroom is provided.
In the immediate vicinity, there are historic Buddhist temples such as Kongobu-ji Temple (10 minutes away on foot), as well as a beautiful surrounding area where guests can enjoy hiking.
It is just a 3 minute walk to the Ichinohashi entrance of the historic Okunoin. The temple lodging has a lounge with a computer corner.
Buddhist vegetarian cuisine is provided in guestrooms at the designated time.
Groups of 4 or more guests can enjoy meals in the Japanese-style dining room (chairs can be provided for requests in advance).

- This facility is a temple lodging. Please be aware that this is different from the standard hotel, ryokan, or guesthouse.
*Temple lodgings were originally accommodation facilities for Buddhist priests and practitioners, but they now also accept regular tourists.
A Buddhist temple is also located on site, so both staff and priests will offer hospitality to guests.

- Guests that reserve a plan that includes meals at this temple lodging can enjoy Buddhist vegetarian cuisine.
*Buddhist vegetarian cuisine follows Buddhist precepts and is prepared with vegetables, beans, and other plant derived ingredients.

- When staying at this temple lodging, guests can experience the following.
- Sutra Transcription: In your guestroom, use the writing brush and ink to transcribe Buddhist sutras.
*Free of charge. After making a reservation, please pick up the required tools from the office.
- Religious Service: Observe a ritual where a Buddhist priest chants sutras, etc.
*Every morning from 6:30. This time is subject to change during the winter.
- Ajikan Meditation: Meditate in a group while looking at the Sanskrit symbol for “A”.
*Every day from 16:30. Requires reservation in advance. Please participate in comfortable clothing.
*There are also pamphlets in English available for guests. English-speaking interpreters may also be arranged.
- Okunoin Night Tour: Take a night stroll through Okunoin, the holy ground of Mount Koya.
*Tours led by a guide require a fee.

The above experiences are current as of Aug. 17, 2017.
Provision of the experiences may be cancelled or experiences may not be available depending on the day.
And depending on the type of experience, advance notice or a fee may be required, so for those interested in the experiences, please make sure to contact the temple lodging in advance for details.

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Amenities and facilities

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Braille support in public spaces
  • Elevator for wheelchair
  • Gravel path at entrance
  • Handrails in stairs and hallways
  • In-room emergency alarm
  • In-room emergency alarm for hearing impaired
  • In-room toilet and bathtub with handrails
  • Shared acccessible toilet
  • Sign-language support at reception
  • Slope at entrance
  • Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free internet access
  • Internet access (limited number of rooms)
  • Internet access – wireless
Services and conveniences
  • Safety deposit boxes
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]
Available in all rooms
  • Bath towel
  • Body soap
  • Electric hot water pot
  • Face towel
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating (free)
  • Non-smoking
  • Razor
  • Safety box (free)
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Slippers
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • TV with free channels
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)

Hot spring Information

Hot water type
  • Hot tap water bath


497 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Koya, Koya, Japan, 648-0211


Property policies


    For anything that's not mentioned on this page, please directly ask the property.

    Some helpful facts

    • Check-in from14:00
    • Check-out until10:00
    The property
    • Number of floors2
    • Number of restaurants0
    • Number of rooms 35
    • Opened in 1991

    Property announcements

    *Notice of Smoking Ban in All Guestrooms
    All guestrooms will be non-smoking. Please ask lodging staff about smoking spaces.

    Breakfast is provided at 7:30, and dinner is provided at 17:30.
    For guests that book through this website, check-in will be available from 13:00.
    Check-in is until 19:00; check-ins after 22:00 are not accepted. For late check-ins, dinner will not be provided.
    Daily hours for the large communal baths are 16:00 - 22:00 and 6:00 - 9:00 only.
    For guests with food allergies or dietary restrictions, please notify the facility in advance.
    In the event there is a change in the number of staying guests, please inform the facility by noon on the day of check-in as it will affect dinner preparation.
    As Mount Koya has steep hills and stairs, please bring only the bare minimum of luggage.
    The mountain district of Mount Koya has a lower temperature than other regions, so please bring warm clothing.

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