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Henjoson-in

Style: Buddhist-Temple

Price Per Person:
¥15000 ~ ¥20000

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Address (English)

303 Koyasan Koya cho
Ito -gun

Address (Japanese)

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Welcome to Henjoson-in. This large traditional Buddhist Temple received his name from the Dainichi Nyorai, the Universal Illuminating Deity known as Henjoson-in. The rooms have a relaxing garden view and are spacious. In this temple the food is plentiful, "Shojin-Ryori" (vegetarian Kaiseki) is served in the large dining room. Henjoson-in has a beautiful wooden bath with a nice view. During the Edo Period several major artists stayed at Henjoson-in. There is a morning prayer that starts at 6:00 am from April to September and at 6:30 am from October to March. As guests of the Henjoson-in you are invited to attend or simply watch these prayer services. The prayer service is about 40 minutes long.

Facilities

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GUEST ROOMS

  • Japanese Style Room with Private Bath
  • Japanese Style Room with Private Toilet Avialable
  • Large Japanese Style Room (4 or more guests)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Hanare, (Private Guest Residence)
  • Towels

HOT SPRINGS and BATHING FACILITIES

  • Shared Outdoor Hot Spring Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Shared Indoor Hot Spring Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Private Hot Spring Bath in Guest Room
  • Private Outdoor Hot Spring Bath (Attached to Guest Room)
  • "Family Bath" (Privately Reserved Hot Spring Bath)
  • Mixed Outdoor Hot Spring Bath

REGULAR BATHING FACILITIES

  • Shared Outdoor Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Shared Indoor Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Private Outdoor Bath (Attached to Guest Room)
  • "Family Bath" (Privately Reserved Bath)
  • Mixed Outdoor Bath (Both Genders)

MEALS

  • Dinner and Breakfast Plan Available
  • Breakfast Plan Only Available
  • No Meal Plan Available

SPECIAL MEAL REQUEST

  • Special Meal Request (e.g. No Pork)
  • Vegetarian Meals (with fish)
  • Vegetarian Meals (no fish but with fish broth)
  • Western-style Breakfast

DINING ARRANGEMENTS

  • Dinner Served in Guest Room
  • Breakfast Served in Guest Room

OTHER

  • English Ability of the Ryokan Staff/Owners: A Little English Spoken
  • Internet Connection: No Internet Connection
  • Parking: Free Parking
  • Curfew Time: 22:00
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Delightful Christmas

Month Of Visit: December

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Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 4

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

This was a wonderful experience, with great food and atmosphere. The onsen was wonderful, and the setting and location was great for exploring. December was very chilly through the corridors and common areas, but the room and dining space were cozy. The one thing we wish from the experience was that we would be allowed to see a bit more of how the monks really lived. The meals we had were wonderful, but we were curious to know what they eat for their dinners and what they do throughout their day. That being said, great experience.

Stunning!

Month Of Visit: October

Country Of Reviewer:

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

Words cannot truly express our experience at Henjoson-in/Koyasan. Arriving in the dark of night only glimpsing slivers of the illuminated temples through the towering Japanese cedar trees. This set the mood perfectly. We were warmly greeted upon arrival at Henjoson and checked into our beautiful room with minimal fuss. I really don't want to give too much away. It was the element of surprise and discovery that made our stay so enchanting. I would rate 6 stars if I could!

Barry

Month Of Visit: September

Country Of Reviewer:

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

We had excellent ryokan rooms at Henjo-son. The food, vegetarian, of course, was excellent. Grounds, staff support (though with limited English), were also terrific. Location, quite close to the entrance to the graveyard of graveyards, also a nice plus.

excellent!

Month Of Visit: July

Country Of Reviewer: Italy

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

interesting experience from all points of view

Lost in translation

Month Of Visit: April

Country Of Reviewer: Belgium

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 4

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

Enjoyable experience

Henjoson-in the amazing!

Month Of Visit: December

Country Of Reviewer:

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

The best place we could've stayed! A wonderful accommodation, extremely welcoming. The room had a view of the gorgeous garden. Dinner and breakfast were delicious. December is a bit chilly and nothing could've have been better than the green tea waiting for us. :) The onsen is magnificent, a gret wy to freshen up and warm up! We also attended the morning prayer. While I don't know what was being said, it was a very grounding experience. They even held our bags the day we checked out so we could do some more exploring before we left.

Excellent Stay!

Francesco

Month Of Visit: April

Country Of Reviewer: Malta

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

Extremely welcoming in a central location to most of the cultural areas in Mount Koyasan. Room with the view of the garden. We also tried the onsen, a great way to relax your tired muscles. We attended the morning prayer which we found to be quite an intriguing experience. The food was great, tastes which you would never expect! Overall amazing!