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    Biwako Grand Hotel

    6-5-1 Ogoto, Otsu 520-0101, Shiga Prefecture
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    • Excellent17%
    • Very good43%
    • Average28%
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    • Terrible8%
    4 May 2017
    “Superb hotel with views to match”
    4 Oct 2015
    “good if you're with a Japanese speaker”
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    Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

    Definitely worth the short train journey from Kyoto to stay in this superbly located hotel. Complimentary pick up from train station, wonderful reception at check in & fantastic views across the lake from a large,comfortable & very well equipped room. Room was even supplied with...More

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    Reviewed 4 October 2015

    Nice location, nice rooms, all are working fine, but : 1- the balconies are full of spider, it's an adventure to smoke by night 2- Public onsen are good but you can meet some japanese coakroaches , which i thik is normal as it's outside,...More

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    Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

    Lake view hotel with onsen inside the room... So relaxing after long hard day driving... Eventhough today weather is no good as typhoon no 9 is on Also the sukiyaki dinner is excellent with complimentary sake... Tonight will be a good rest and start a...More

    Thank Terance_Bubble
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    • Shiga Prefecture >
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    • Ogoto Onsen
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