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Smile Hotel Otsuseta

1-13-11 Ogaya, Otsu 520-2144, Shiga Prefecture
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed a few nights on business in Seta. It's a very good value choice if you need somewhere to sleep, is right by Seta station, and opposite the bus station. I found the rooms to be spotlessly clean and about the same size as any Japanese business hotel. There is a free breakfast buffet with a Japan-style continental breakfast... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I booked one night at the Smile Hotel based on it's three star status on the Agoda website and its photos representing a clean and spacious looking room. When we arrived, we discovered a squalid, completely unsanitary room complete with mold on the bathroom and bedroom, stains (yep, that's right), and torn wallpaper. The hallway outside was in similarly poor... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Expensive, and SMALL room. Breakfast is miserable amount. Location is so-so. Luckily for a 100-yen shop nearby for some good buys haha. Hotel staff is friendly enough, but the accommodation is nothing to laud about.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for 6 nights, and it was an excellent stay. The room was small and desk has a sign of tiredness. However, the room was clean, and the hotel offers a free continental breakfast including several types of bread, salad, boiled egg, and many choices of hot/cold drinks. Also, each room has free internet access (wired),... More 

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21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

Most rooms in this hotel are of a semi-double bed. When this room is sold as a single room, it is at a reasonable size, clean, with internet and so on. But when it is sold as a double room, it is VERY narrow. Breakfast is also VERY basic. There are some restaurants, convenience shops and a supermarket nearbye. The... More 

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Address: 1-13-11 Ogaya, Otsu 520-2144, Shiga Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 94
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