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2-40 Hamamachi, Otsu 520-0041 Shiga Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsaqua roomgreat viewlake viewwonderful hotelsummer monthssmall balconyfree glass of champagnethe hotel staffbreakfast buffethotel restaurantsroom was spacioustrain stationmin walkpublic onsenspringfloorpillows
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Reviewed yesterday

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My partner and I wanted to get out of town for the weekend and decided to do a lake-side drive out to Otsu. Biwako hotel was in a good location (next to a mall, numerous restaurants, and a short walk to the lakeside). Staff was...More

Thank godboutjm
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The room is big with the Biwa lake view. The view is nice both night and day time. The bathroom is big. I walked along the bank of the lake in the evening to get fresh air. The restaurants were nice. I stayed for two...More

Thank Juntasinee
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This Hotel had a great view of the lake and surrounding area and is a huge difference to the view from our last hotel in Shinjuku Tokyo. Staff were friendly and polite. It is easy to get to from the train station as there is...More

Thank Martin L
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US$119 - US$444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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US$119 - US$444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Blake K
12 February 2017|
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.
Blake K
12 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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