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Daienin

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Advice for all the temple stays: make your reservation with the official site on internet. I’ve already been in koyasan in a more spartiate monastery but this time I was travelling with my father who has told me he wanted a room with private bathroom...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I spent 3 nights at the Daienin, my first time staying in a temple, and a unforgettable memory. The morning meditation starts at 5.45 and was beautiful to start the day with. The food, multiple course vegan kaiseki, was tasty and things I never tried...More

Thank Monika G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

In Koyasan there are 117 temple the equivalent of monastery where the monks live but only 52 are open to the public. Not sure if there is to choose, I would expect mostly to be the same. Daienin was beautiful on the outside with a...More

Thank Francesco2601
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was our first time to stay at a temple, and we were very pleased with Daienin. The monks were very kind, and the accommodations were very satisfactory. Although the rooms were fairly basic, the bathrooms were very clean and modern, as was the onsen....More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Daienin is very well situated and allows easy access to all major sites on Koyasan. We were able to reach all the points that were of interest to us on foot and only used a bus a few times. This allowed us to see a...More

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US$111 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$111 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Think they all are smoking. You can smell it but it didn't bother us that much.
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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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