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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, leave behind your routines, and absorb relaxation and peace inspired by the lake view.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Sauna
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Smoking rooms available
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Family
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All reviews aqua room breakfast buffet wonderful hotel summer months nice lake view would stay here again small balcony free glass of champagne comfortable beds train station good size short walk onsen etiquette wonderful japanese the hotel staff hotel restaurants top floor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is modern and huge. Most important, it faces the Lake Biwako directly. You could enjoy sunset and sunrise in the room. The room, even average one, is very huge by Japan standard. It is clean, comfortable and well appointed. You could do nothing,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Chingyau
Reviewed 8 November 2018 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

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jesusloveyou
Reviewed 2 November 2018 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

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank terry_jean_T
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of stay: June 2018
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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

Date of stay: August 2018
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Blake K
12 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
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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
01 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"
ThorpedoLondon
04 May 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$104 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
biwako hotel otsu
LOCATION
JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureOtsu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
171
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