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Close to the summit of Kyoto's sacred mountain, this auberge welcomes with splendid views of Japan's largest lake Biwa, and creative French cuisine that integrates time-honored local ways of preparing the harvest of Shiga's fresh waters and fertile plains.
This is one of those Japanese attempts at cross-cultural connection-- when it hits, it hits deeply; when it misses, it's still good.
French-ish cuisine on a mountaintop overlooking a two-million year old lake.
This is one of the properties of the Hoshino group. Idea of...More
Date of stay: January 2017
Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at Hoshino Resorts L'Hotel de HieiResponded February 26, 2017
Dear Warden R,
Thank you very much for taking time to review Hoshino Resorts L’Hotel de Hiei. We are so pleased to hear that you could enjoy staying at our hotel, especially meals made of local ingredients. Your comment is much appreciated as it allows...More
The hotel located at middle of the Hieizan drive way. The cost of road chiket was paid from hotel at check out time. Autum leaves are half of red in drive way. Late of November is good for " Momijigari".
The hotel is a charming spot on Mt. Hiei with nice, quiet views of the country side. It's a good retreat from the city, but I give it only 3/5 stars mainly because I beleive they can offer greater value provided the price they charge....More
Date of stay: April 2014
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Response from L_Hotel_de_Hiei, マネージャー at Hoshino Resorts L'Hotel de HieiResponded May 8, 2014
Thank you for coming and staying in our hotel.
We greatly appreciate your praise messages about the staff's hospitality.
However we are so sorry that access and meal were inconvenience for you.
Based on your valuable opinion, we continue to make our service improvement.
L'Hotel de Hiei is not exactly conveniently located, but that should by no means keep anyone away. On the toll road that winds through Mount Hiei, bordering Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures, this hotel simply cannot easilly be topped. It is both architecturally pleasing and in...More