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2-40 Hamamachi, Otsu 520-0041 Shiga Prefecture See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews aqua room breakfast buffet great view wonderful hotel summer months would stay here again small balcony free glass of champagne comfortable beds lake view the hotel staff onsen etiquette wonderful japanese hotel restaurants train station top floor walking distance
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights at this hotel which is particularly suitable for travelers who love to travel on cars and avoid overpriced hotels in downtown of Kyoto! We enjoyed our stay because the English speaking of front desk staff are fluent and they are all very...More

Thank Jesusloveyou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms are spacious. Comfortable beds. Scenic view. Front desk personnel are very warm and helpful. You can hire a bike from a nearby rental and tour the city. Breakfast was good. For lunch and dinner, you have options of three restaurants serving different cuisine...More

Thank terry_jean_T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here on the top floor with balcony. Great view of the lake and world-class Japanese restaurant on 1st floor. I like to fact that they have parking in the basement so you can have your business meeting there. Staff is outstanding and their...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We stayed here for 1 night and I was amazed by the huge size of the room. Especially for Japan! The balcony had a wonderful view over the lake which was especially stunning at sunrise Bed slept very comfortable and was sooo fluffy We had...More

Thank americagirl22
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Stayed in an Aqua room for one Friday night last Nov. As it was peak Koyo season, hotel prices in Kyoto were astronomical. I had to look elsewhere for that Friday and found Biwako Hotel. 35K (dinner & breakfast inclusive) was a bargain compared to...More

Thank Jessica H
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Description
Free your mind and body at Japan’s greatest lake. Motherly Lake Biwa’s rich water and embracing verdure have nurtured life and culture. As you entrust yourself to this blue vista and regain your true self, More leave behind your routines, and absorb relaxation and peace inspired by the lake view. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
171
Price range
US$116 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Biwako Hotel Otsu, Shiga
Location
Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
171
Price range
US$116 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Biwako Hotel Otsu, Shiga
Location
Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu
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Traveller (601)
Room & Suite (237)
Dining (68)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Blake K
13 February 2017|
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Response from 133dickyc | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have rooms with hot tub in the balcony. They only have a public hot tub both inside n outside on 4th floor. You may confirm on the website.
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Blake K
13 February 2017|
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Response from Navigate809573 | Reviewed this property |
Not any room has hot tub on the balcony of this hotel. There is public bath on 4th floor. The public bath has tub on the balcony. But no family bath is not equiped.
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"Most rooms have wall-facing beds, however the Natura Twin Room (not double) has lake-facing beds which is a..."
godboutjm
1 Jul 2018
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"All rooms overlook the Lake. If our room, on the 10th floor, was anything to go by, I can't imagine the..."
TheOutdoorholic
20 Jan 2018
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"Lake view room"
O1828RManniec
18 Aug 2017
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"823 most rooms have a good view of the lake"
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4 May 2017
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