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Biwako Grand Hotel

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6-5-1 Ogoto, Otsu 520-0101 Shiga Prefecture
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#17 of 49 hotels in Otsu
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Canoeing
Game room
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Restaurant
Vending machine
Karaoke
Car hire
Hot spring bath
Massage
Baggage storage
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
24-hour front desk
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Mid-range
Great View
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Benny W wrote a review Dec 2017
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Had some trouble getting to the hotel from the airport because we got on the wrong train. Make sure to take the Haruka train from Kansai Airport because it’s very easy to get on the wrong train. The staff was super friendly when we arrived which was great because I was not in a great mood after a long day of traveling. The room was a suite which was a surprise because I was just expecting 1 room with a private open air bath but it was a living room, bedroom, kitchenette, dressing area, indoor shower , separate toilet and balcony with open air bath with the most amazing view of Lake Biwa. There was also a ton of closets! This suite could actually sleep a large family. The only complaint I would have is the hotel could’ve had a more English available all around. But luckily there was always at least 1 staff member that could understand English available. They were very eager to help us find dining and shopping in the area and always made sure we we’re able to get around easily without getting us lost! Thanks so much for a great experience Kyo Oumi! Everything exceeded my expectations!
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Traveled with family
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portmacchappies wrote a review May 2017
Brisbane, Australia31 contributions15 helpful votes
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 a humidifier to alleviate dryness from air conditioning! Great & reasonably priced buffet breakfast & Italian dishes (especially desserts) available in the cafe. A relaxing & highly recommended hotel for the Kyoto area.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Traveled with family
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dlplop wrote a review Oct 2015
Paris, France26 contributions3 helpful votes
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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, hoe not meet a mukade there 3- Karaoke is good 4- employees are smlling, but they speak only japanese, no french, no chinese, no korean, no spanish and no English it's 5 stars if you're japanese, if not, 3 stars
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Date of stay: September 2015
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Terance_Bubble wrote a review Oct 2014
Hong Kong, China67 contributions14 helpful votes
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 good new day tomoow .....
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Date of stay: October 2014
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PRICE RANGE
$199 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureOtsuOgoto Onsen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
149
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Frequently Asked Questions about Biwako Grand Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Biwako Grand Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Ogoto Onsen Kanko Park (0.2 miles), O'pal (0.6 miles), and Ogoto Shrine (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Biwako Grand Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Biwako Grand Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Biwako Grand Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Biwako Grand Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ogoto Onsen Biwako Ryokusuitei, Biwako Hanakaido, and Satoyu Mukashi-Banashi Yuzanso.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Biwako Grand Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Biwako Grand Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hosenin (4.3 miles), Oharano Sato (4.3 miles), and Biwako Otsukan (4.5 miles).