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Enryakuji Kaikan

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4220 Sakamotohonmachi, Otsu 520-0116 Shiga Prefecture See on map
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Some good things but mostly bad. Was here for the Mt Hiei international trail run. Place is fully booked for the weekend and the restaurant wasn’t open for more than three hours on Friday and not at all on Saturday. There’s no place to eat...More

1  Thank mikeytbc
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is a very reasonable priced accommodation option, given how popular Kyoto is with tourists, and how tight accommodations are. Despite airbnb more common in Japan, it is still rather difficult to navigate through a largely non-English speaking host list and websites. And for what...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Located up in the mountains in Mount Hiei, I travelled there by bus (1 hour on bus 51 or 57 from Kyoto Bus Station, twice a day only, not available during winter season). For the return trip, they provided a free shuttle bus service (9am,...More

Thank hyseah
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We were extremely lucky to be the guests of this kaikan up on the peak of Mt. Hi Enryakuji was a buddhist temple which was founded some 1200 years ago. The compound is huge with more than 10 temples spread over endless ground. The quiet...More

Thank EELSM
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Rarely in life does one get to stay inside the grounds of a UNESCO World Heritage site. One also expects, when one stays at an hotel associated with a 1,200 year old temple complex, that it might be a bit drafty and uncomfortable. Nothing could...More

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Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$140 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu
Hotel class
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$140 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu
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Traveler (63)
Dining (14)
Room & Suite (8)
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Response from Diago_34 | Reviewed this property |
To reach Mount Hiei and Enryakuji take the JR Kosei Line from Kyoto Station to Hiei-Sakamoto station (15 min.), then take the Sakamoto Cablecar which runs every 30 minutes. To go back to Kyoto we took a bus which left from... More
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