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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Our stay was apropriate for the environment in a monastery of esotheric Budism founded here by Kuchai. we had a suite in the first floor, very spacious. The diner served in our room was fantastic and vegeterian. The best sesamseed tofu. We slept very well...More

Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We walked up a snowy road and up to the gate to be welcomed by a kindly woman who bid us to remove our shoes at the front step and put on ill-fitting slippers; she took us up to our rooms, which were in traditional...More

Thank palaceman
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Having never stayed in lodgings like this before we were a bit apprehensive, as we didn't quite know what to expect and as we had gone for a large room it was quite expensive. We were however not disappointed and would highly recommend a stay...More

2  Thank jimmy1231
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My wife and I spent a night at Saizen-in recently and really enjoyed our experience. However, visitors must be prepared that accommodations at Koyasan emulate the traditional pilgrimage experience and thus things are a bit more spartan. We felt we really got an authentic monastic...More

1  Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Loved our one night stay at the Saizen-In. The travel/train rides to get here fro Kyoto were well worth it, and part of the experience. The funicular/cable car to Koyasan is memorable and fun. Saigon-in/Koyasan is a very special place - it is a must...More

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I went there with my son a month ago - you get the train to Hashimoto, and there is a rail-replacement coach to a spot just outside Koyasan where the local bus is waiting to take you to Koyasan iteslf. - hang onto your bus... More
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No without meals is REALLY without any meal, no breakfast, lunch or diner. If you want to eat at the saizen in you should book breakfast and pay additionnally for it. I don't remenber it offers the possibility to eat lunch... More
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Hi, I’m not sure, but you can go by walk to cemetery, where is small bridge, I’m not sure about any lock door to cemetery
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"our suite in the uper flor was great"
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"Locate the futon cupboard in your room and add an extra one or two if needed"
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"Arrive early. Curfew is 9om. Baths allowed only between 4-9pm."
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