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    Biwako Hotel

    2-40 Hamamachi, Otsu 520-0041, Shiga Prefecture
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good50%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed June 9, 2017

    I agree with many other reviews here, this four-star hotel is excellent. In the beginning, I had trouble booking a room through internet which disappointed me a lot. I needed to spend more time to call up the travel agency and hotel for room reservation....More

    Thank koji2014
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front manager at Biwako HotelResponded June 11, 2017

    Dear koji2014, Thank you for choosing BIWAKO HOTEL. Thank you for having you contribute the impression of the stay. Immediately on arrival, there was a trouble about a reservation. Were you able to spend relaxedly? Our hotel is all rooms lake view. You can look...More

    Reviewed June 8, 2017

    I spent a relaxin night at this hotel. The room and facilities, such as the room toilet and the public onsen, are super clean and well managed. The hotel staff are professional and friendly. Luckily, I found that the hotel guests are decent too. There...More

    Thank Calvin L
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front manager at Biwako HotelResponded June 11, 2017

    Dear Calvin L Thank you for choosing our hotel from hotels in Otsu. We read such a wonderful impression and we are very happy. A lot of splend sightseeing spots in Japan. above all, an onsen (hot pool bathing facilities) is the most famous in...More

    Reviewed May 4, 2017

    Room 823. It had an amazing view and was a hugh room. One of the best rooms we had throughout our travels in Japan. The happy hour we had a glass of champagne for around 995 yens each but no nuts or olives offered which...More

    Thank ThorpedoLondon
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front clerk YAMAMOTO at Biwako HotelResponded May 6, 2017

    Thank you for choosing BIWAKO HOTEL. Thank you for having you contribute the impression of stay. We are glad to be able to meet expectation. Thank you for having you order champagne from the room. A lot of splendid sightseeing spots are in Shiga. In...More

    Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

    Having never been to Kyoto before, we were really unsure where to stay. We booked the Biwako and were a little worried just before arriving as we found out it's about half an hour drive from Kyoto. However, we had nothing to worry about because...More

    Thank adrie90
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front clerk YAMAMOTO at Biwako HotelResponded April 16, 2017

    Thank you for having contribute the impression of the stay. Thank you for choosing BIWAKO HOTEL. Our hotel is the location that access is very convenient to kyoto. You can go round the famous places such as the world`s cultural heritage of kyoto. Did you...More

    Reviewed April 5, 2017

    The service was terrific, staff were very friendly. The room was spacious and comfortable with a view of the lake. The hotel is located a short drive from Kyoto. The amenities were excellent with a big bathroom and hair dryer and toiletries provided. The breakfast...More

    Thank Sarah G
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front clerk YAMAMOTO at Biwako HotelResponded April 6, 2017

    Thank you for staying and an impression to our hotel. Thank you for enjoying scenery and a stay. Our hotel has a hot spring and outdoor bath. Would you have you use it? Because it is a natural hot spring, you warm from the core...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • $115 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 171
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    Blake K
    February 12, 2017|
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    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.
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    February 12, 2017|
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    Response from 旅好きじいさん | 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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    "823 most rooms have a good view of the lake"
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    "The aqua room is worth the extra yen, especially because of the free minibar"
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    "All rooms have wonderful lake view."
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    "higher floor recommended!"
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