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Biwako Hanakaido

3.5 of 5 Onsen Ryokan   |   1-1-3 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga Prefecture 520-0101, Japan (Ogoto Onsen)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is our second trip to Biwako Hanakaido and they didn't disappoint. Someone from the hotel quickly came to pick us up at the station. The staff is so courteous and the facilities are clean, modern and beautiful. There are many who speak some English so communication is not a problem. The general manager, Sakae Naito, speaks excellent English and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

From the pick up at the Ogoto train station to the time you check out your stay at Hanakaido Onsen will be a great experience. The staff are courteous and very efficient. The several courses dinner is more than adequate. Rooms are very clean and comfortable and all with a view of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I was with Super Value Tour group and we stayed at this hotel for 1 night. I really enjoyed their welcome drink and red bean bun when we first checked in. The staffs are so nice and they always smile... ;-) The room is very clean and well organized. Everyone has to remove the shoes and put on their slippers... More

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Address: 1-1-3 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga Prefecture 520-0101, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu > Ogoto Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Biwako Hanakaido 3.5*
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