4.8

Exceptional
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4.4

Excellent

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Jokiin

365 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Koya, Koya, Japan, 648-0211 - View map
  • air conditioning

  • Car park

Overall rating:

4.8

Exceptional
43 reviews
Location
4.4
Room comfort and quality
4.7
Service
4.9
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More about Jokiin

More about Jokiin

All who are interested in staying at a temple lodging are welcome here.

- This facility is a temple lodging.
*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: Transcribe Buddhist sutras. (*Requires inquiry in advance.)
- Religious Service: Observe a ritual where a Buddhist priest chants sutras, etc.

[Notes]
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

Accessibility

  • Braille support in rooms and 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

Internet access

  • Internet access – wireless

Swimming & soaking

  • Large indoor bath

Services and conveniences

  • Wheelchair accessible

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]

Available in all rooms

  • Non-smoking
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)
Hot spring Information

Hot water type

  • Hot tap water bath
Hot spring on site

Indoor public bath (Female only)

  • Capacity
    20 persons
  • Opening hours
    16:00~22:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Tile

Indoor public bath (Male only)

  • Capacity
    20 persons
  • Opening hours
    16:00~22:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Tile
Location
365 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Koya, Koya, Japan, 648-0211
Excellent
Location

4.4

Property policies

Others

    Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.

    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until10:00

    The property

    • Number of restaurants0
    • Most recent renovation1995
    Property announcements

    *Notice of Smoking Ban in Entire Facility
    The entire facility will be non-smoking. Please ask lodging staff about smoking spaces.

    There are no toilets or baths in guestrooms.
    Dinner starts from 17:00 and breakfast starts from 7:00.

    Reviews of Jokiin from verified guests

    4.8
    /
    5
    Exceptional
    Location4.4
    Room comfort and quality4.7
    Service4.9
    Access4.9
    High score for Koya
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    4.6
    mesa from United Kingdom
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Excellent. Highly recommended. If you are a light sleeper you might want to bring earplugs. It’s a temple so ‘rooms’ are separated by dividers rather than walls. Food was delicious.

    Reviewed October 20, 2019

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    5.0
    Bm from Singapore
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Lovely room, great food. Hot baths (onsen) on site. Morning prayers great to be a part of. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed January 06, 2019

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    4.9
    aliya from Canada
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Staying in Jokiin temple was one of my favourite experiences in Japan. The service was outstanding, and everyone was very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious, and dinner was extremely fillint. The temple was cold in November, but the rooms thems

    Reviewed November 11, 2018

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    5.0
    guillaumr from France
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Super accueil, Personnel aux petits soins. Le lieu est magnifique. Les chambres sont propres et spacieuses. Les bains sont ouverts jusqu à 22h et les tatoués sont admis. Repas végétarien de qualité. Cérémonie matinale a ne pas manquer Merci pour cette b

    Reviewed September 15, 2018

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    4.2
    ophélie from Spain
    Group

    Excellent”

    The place is nice and all the staff is very helpful and welcoming, we took part to the morning ceremony, an nice experience we would recommend. The only thing we were deasapointed about was the room, we went there seaking peace and calm and got a room wit

    Reviewed June 24, 2018

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    4.9
    madinem from Japan
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Exceptional hospitality and guidance. Very convinient location in central Koya. Interesting hall and morning service. Very simple onsen, but very clean and hey it’s a temple. The staff speaks English and is very understanding, so don’t be put off be a “tem

    Reviewed June 20, 2018

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    5.0
    Dan from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Great place to stay in Koyasan! We were met on arrival by a very friendly staff member who gave us a tour of the building and spoke English very well. Room was spacious, facilities were clean and modern, and food was excellent! Would definitely return!

    Reviewed June 12, 2018

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    5.0
    Rebecca from United Kingdom
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    I visited this ryokan on the 26th April with my partner. I cannot recommend this place enough. The service was superb- my partner left his backpack on the bus and the hostess was kind enough to call the bus company and accompany us to the bus stop to get i

    Reviewed May 10, 2018

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    4.9
    Ben from Switzerland
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We've spent 2 nights an the Jokiin and enjoyed our time there a lot! The rooms were lovely, nice views to the garden, the onsen was clean, the morning ceremony interesting and the location great. The food was delicious, although compared to the Fukuchiin

    Reviewed April 27, 2018

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    4.7
    Jan from United Kingdom
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Going to Koyasan was one of the highlights of our Japan trip and the stay at Jokiin was amazing! The rooms are great and the food was an incredible experience! The monks and the staff of the temple did everything to make our stay as pleasant as possible. T

    Reviewed April 03, 2018

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    5.0
    Travelbeast from Netherlands
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Beautiful and extraordinary place to stay. Great service and spacious room with a special atmosphere. Although it was cold outside, the room was warm and comfortable. Great food and service. Near the busstop. I would like to recommend Jokiin to everyone th

    Reviewed March 05, 2018

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    5.0
    RamenLoverExtraPorkAlways from Canada
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We really enjoyed our stay here! Both meals were excellent and exploring the rest of the town (and the onsen) made the entire experience was a perfect one night getaway on our travels throughout Japan. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful as well!

    Reviewed March 03, 2018

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    5.0
    Hollycate from Australia
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Amazing service, with great Japanese vegetarian dishes. The morning service is a great experience - highly recommend. The baths are really beautiful. Great Japanese experience.

    Reviewed February 14, 2018

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    5.0
    Charlotte from Australia
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Easy to get to location, beautiful accomodation, staff were excellent (great English!!), public bath was delightful, food was AMAZING (I wish I could eat like that everyday) and it was worth every dollar spent. Went in January and the snow made it truly ma

    Reviewed January 25, 2018

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    4.7
    JC from Australia
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    We had a lovely stay at Jokiin. Our room was nice with a private toilet. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The grounds of the temple are lovely and it is very close to all the beautiful temples in Koyasan. Dinner and breakfast were plentiful and be

    Reviewed November 12, 2017

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    5.0
    LWS from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    The hosts at Jokiin were very welcoming and helpful. The food was delicious, and the baths were so relaxing after a long day of travel. I wish we had stayed longer!

    Reviewed October 23, 2017

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    4.8
    RStravels from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    My husband and I LOVED our stay at Jokiin. The staff spoke good English and was very welcoming when we arrived, greeting us with green tea and a small snack. The meals were delicious and plenty of food, and the rooms are simple but clean and spacious. Beau

    Reviewed October 18, 2017

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    4.7
    Marco from Italy
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Immersive experience in a woderful place like Koyasan. The room was nice and clean with a beautiful garden view. The monks were kind and helpful. I really enjoyed the stay and hope to come back one day.

    Reviewed October 15, 2017

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    4.6
    silvia from Switzerland
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Koya-San was our last destination on our trip across Japan. We can highly recommend it - especially Jokiin as such. The location is great and the morning ceremony was highly impressive. The vegetarian kaiseki dinner was one of the best meals ever. We tra

    Reviewed October 08, 2017

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    5.0
    isabelle from France
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Superbe expérience! Lieu tres typique, service impeccable et cérémonie de prières le matin (le moine responsable du sanctuaire a pris le temps de nous expliquer les choses). Séjour très immersif, inoubliable, à recommander fortement

    Reviewed May 14, 2017

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