Welcome to Hoon-in Temple.

  • Location: the old Buddhist village of Mt Koya
  • Category of style: Buddhist Temple
  • Description: A traditional Buddhist monk vegetarian meals are served.

Cancellation / Prepayment

  • Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to this temple and us.


  • Pets are not allowed.

Accepted credit cards

  • This property only accepts cash payments.

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Check-out time



  • Shared bathroom


  • Available.

Accommodation review scores and score breakdown

0 / 10

Based on 5 reviews

Guest reviews are written by our customers after their stay at Hoon-in Temple.

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Guest reviews

  • 2018-05-13

    Wonderful stay at Hoon-in in Koyasan

    Solo traveler from UK, November 2017

    I wanted to thank you for your amazing service. I had a wonderful stay in Koyasan. The trip was easy with your advice. The Hoon-in was wonderful. The people are so welcoming, the food was amazing and the place is very clean.

  • 2018-05-12

    Nice hospitality stay at Hoon-in in Mt.Koya

    2 persons from Italy, April 2018

    We liked the hospitality and the silence. The room was very big and nice; all the structure was very clean.

    They can leave the futon until check out

  • 2018-04-28

    Great Experience Temple stay in Mt.Koya

    4 peoples from Germany, April 2018

    a great experience to sleep n such a location

    the "beds" were not very comfortable. We had traditional Japanese beds such elsewhere but these were unfortunately not that good. For one night still Ok

  • 2018-04-28

    Good experience stay in Temple

    2 peoples from France, April 2018

    very good experience in a temple Big room, very calm Hot water bath

    The futons mattresses were too thin. Vegan meals only. Expensive

  • 2018-04-28

    We had so much fun staying at Hoon-in in Mt.Koya

    2 persons from USA, April 2018

    We had so much fun staying at Hoon-in. Loved the friendly staff, attending morning prayer service with the monks, and using the public baths (even though they were indoors). We enjoyed exploring the rest of Mount Koya as well, especially the cemetery.

    The tatami mat sleeping rooms could have been a bit more comfortable. The sleeping mats weren't very thick, and the pillows weren't too comfortable either. We enjoyed the experience of the communal eating and tasting all the different dishes, but the food wasn't incredible.

Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)

Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)  Welcome to Mt Koya Mount Koya (Koyasan) is home to an active monastic center founded twelve centuries ago by the priest Kukai for the study and practice of Esoteric Buddhism. It is the headquarters of the Koyasan sect of Shingon Buddhism, a faith with a wide following throughout Japan. Situated on a small plain

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