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Top 10 Hotels in Koya

Koyasan Syukubo Ekoin
3 out of 5
497 Koyasan, Koya, Wakayama-ken
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM853 per night
1.46 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (144 reviews)

"I can’t really add much beyond what others have already said. The futon was strangely the most comfortable bed I have had in Japanese across five trips. It got cold overnight and I had to consult the room binder to figure out how to work the heater."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Koyasan Syukubo Ekoin
Koyasan Syukubo Kumagaiji
2.5 out of 5
501 Koyasan, Koya, Wakayama
The price is RM784 per night
1.39 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"This was a very unique experience to be in beautiful mountainous area living in a temple . The food is very different and fun to experiment with different vegetarian options we have never seen before. This is the only temple that does a powerful fire ceremony that was NOT to be missed! Loved this ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2019

Koyasan Syukubo Kumagaiji
KOYASAN SEKISHOIN
2.5 out of 5
571 Koyasan, Ito-gun, Koya, Wakayama
The price is RM627 per night
1.44 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (114 reviews)

"Arrived in late Feb. Wonderful experience. Cold but heaters in room worked well."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

KOYASAN SEKISHOIN
Kongo Sanmaiin
2.5 out of 5
425, Koyasan, Ito, Koya, Wakayama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM1,019 per night
2.12 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"Our room was big and clean and the staff was friendly, overall the temple lodge was s great experience. Koyasan is a truly magical place to visit."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Kongo Sanmaiin
Koyasan Syukubou Fudouin
3 out of 5
456, Koyasan, Koya, Wakayama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM855 per night
1.75 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
WONDERFUL.

"I cannot say enough great things about this experience. My husband and I generally stay in nice Western-style hotels while traveling, so we were a little wary about trying something different. But we loved every minute we spent here. Fudouin is ancient and traditional, with a few perfect modern/updated ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2020

Koyasan Syukubou Fudouin
Koyasan Syukubo Zofukuin
2.5 out of 5
339 Koyasan, Koya, Ito, Wakayama
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2.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (29 reviews)
Exactly as advertised and expected!

"We were here for the temple stay experience which was in our bucket list, so had accepted the high cost for the nights stay as one of those things. Accommodation is sparkling clean and new, but very very basic. Public bath is small and very basic. There is no shower available in the morning at all. ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2019

Koyasan Syukubo Zofukuin
KOYASAN SAINAN-IN
2.5 out of 5
249 KOYASAN, Koya, WAKAYAMA PREFECTURE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM470 per night
3.19 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (10 reviews)

"Nous avons beaucoup aimé le onsen ainsi que les repas. Présentation impeccable des plats. La participation à la prière du matin a été un moment marquant de notre voyage au Japon."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

KOYASAN SAINAN-IN
Jokiin
2.5 out of 5
365 Koyasan, Koya, Wakayama-ken
The price is RM711 per night
2.48 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)

"The monks were fantastic. Very kind and helpful. They gave a tour of the temple and carried our bags to our room as well. Supper was large and well rounded, same with breakfast. The property itself is beautiful and centrally located near everything, so it is very easy to walk anywhere."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Jokiin
Koyasan Fujinobou Jofukuin
2.5 out of 5
593 Koyasan, Koya, Wakayama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM1,017 per night
1.82 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Amazing experience to stay here with the monks in a beautiful setting."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Koyasan Fujinobou Jofukuin
Sojiin
3 out of 5
143 Koyasan, Ito, Koya, Wakayama-ken
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM776 per night
2.57 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (43 reviews)
A unique and cultural experience

"A unique and cultural experience in a beautiful setting. The monks were very welcoming and accommodating and the Onsen was perfect to relax in at the end of the day. The morning prayers were well worth getting up for and the Buddhist dinner and breakfast was a real experience. We would recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

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Visiting Koya

Visitors to Koya are sure to enjoy the temples, gardens and tours. Tourists can also enjoy the city's monuments and coffee shops.

  • There are 17 hotels and other accommodation options in Koya
  • The closest major airport is in Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from the city centre

Getting around Koya

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Gokurakubashi station. Koya may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Koya

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 16°C and the nighttime average to be 2°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 28°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July to September averages 32°C during the day and 18°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 25°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • Koya gets about 49 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 31°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 3°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Koya?
Based on our traveller data, Koyasan Syukubo Kumagaiji is one of the top choices for your stay. This ryokan offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your trip include Koyasan Syukubo Ekoin and KOYASAN SEKISHOIN.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Koya, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Koya.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Koya?
Koyasan Syukubo Ekoin is a top 3-star guesthouse on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Sojiin is another good option for your stay with the kids. Also, attractions such as Koyasan Daishi Kyokai and Kongosanmaiin Temple are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation in Koya to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Koyasan Syukubo Ekoin is a top 3-star guesthouse for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features free WiFi and free parking. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Okunoin Temple, Kongobuji Temple and Okunoin.
What's it like staying in Koya?
Visitors to Koya will definitely enjoy the temples, gardens and local tours. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s monuments and coffee shops. Top sights around the area include Mount Koyasan and Mount Yoshino. In Koya, there are 23 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Koya?
The city is notable for landmarks such as Okunoin Temple, Kongobuji Temple and Okunoin. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and Mount Koyasan. Additionally, you’ll find Mount Yoshino in the area.
How can I get around Koya?
If you want to explore the larger area, take a train from Gokurakubashi station. Koya might not have many public transport choices, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.
What's the weather like in Koya?
The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Koya is 1355 mm.

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