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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed for one night at Ichijo-in. Servicing is amazing, staff is totally prepared to foreign customers, they speak a little English but are extremely kind and open to requests. Stay includes dinner, breakfast, yukata to use (bath robes) and in-house onsen. Curfew at 9pm is...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Looked and compared many temple stays in the Mt Koya area and decided on Ichijoin for its religious presentation, availability, good building and ground maintenance. Most importantly and honestly, to keep up our bad old habit of having to have our own private bathroom for...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Not only do they serve one of the highest quality "Shojin" vegetarian style food here, but this place is full of history. It is like staying at a gallery/museum. Enjoy all the arts, garden, not to mention all the optional activities that are available. Don`t...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went a few days before a major festival and the town was quietly very busy getting ready for the big event, that and it was raining. Loved our stay at Ichijoin. They were very accommodating to me and my wife(lactose and soy) it seems...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Spending a night at the Ichijoin is an unforgettable experience. Of course it is expensive, but, for me, it was well worth it. I stayed there for a night with my husband during our honeymoon trip around China and Japan. After we arrived we had...More

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Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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29 January 2016|
Response from Dave C | Reviewed this property |
To Kongobuji 5-7 minutes. To Okunoin 10-12 minutes to the start of the walking trail at the Ichinohashi Bridge (I suggest approaching the main site via this trail). Time along this trail (approx. 2K) will be determined by... More
22 March 2015|
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"They were very accommodating to me and my wife(lactose and soy) it seems they will cater to any allergy if you just let them know in advance so they can be prepared. They are vegan and so the lactose was the least of the... More
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"Deluxe GardenView was divine"
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"We booked a room with a garden view which did add to the overall tranquility."
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"We had the most affordable room, with a view of a fence, but since you are free to explore the place in your..."
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"I'd recommend getting a room with its own toilet, otherwise it's a cold journey if the weather is..."
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