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2-30-7 Noka, Otsu 520-0102 Shiga Prefecture
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After touring 4 tasteful hot springs such as the open-air bath "Gesshin-no-Yu" on the top floor with great view of Lake Biwa, and another open-air bath "Togen-Shoyo" presenting natural beauty, you will enjoy the relish of Ohmi Beef, one of three Japanese beef brands, or Kaseki in Kyoto style. "Hanare Karoi" where every room has an open-air bath.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Game room
Billiards
Indoor play area for children
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Public wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Karaoke
Table tennis
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Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Full body massage
Hot spring bath
Massage
Massage chair
Open-air bath
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
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24-hour front desk
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English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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Tse Wing Y wrote a review Dec 2019
Sydney, Australia45 contributions7 helpful votes
I stayed at Yumotokan during the Christmas holiday and it was a beautiful ryokan style hotel with multiple onsen facilities for the guests. Both breakfast and dinner were included in my bookings and the food was sensational! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone who plans to visit Lake Biwa!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from OnAir803385, お客様担当マネージャー at Yumotokan
Responded Jan 2, 2020
Dear Tse Wing Y Thank you so much for stayed our Ryokan and reviewing us. The Management and Staff would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Moreover we appreciate your recommendation of our place to welcoming others. We are looking forward to see you again. Thank you.
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Tapanee C wrote a review Dec 2019
Ko Kret, Thailand45 contributions4 helpful votes
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We stayed in the Japanese styled room with outdoor private onsen tub. A bit cold to have a shower out there but once you soak in the tub, it’s very relaxing! We enjoyed tea and snacks offered in the room. Coffee drinkers may not be happy as there is only enough for two cups. Love the Outdoor Onsen on the roof top at night and the 5th floor at day time - very clean and well equipped with all nice toiletries. Dinner and breakfast, delicious and abundant, were served in the private room. Staff are friendly and helpful, and able to speak English well! The hotel is near the lake where we went for a walk to enjoy the fall foliage. But other than that, there’s nothing much to see around there.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from OnAir803385, お客様担当マネージャー at Yumotokan
Responded Dec 16, 2019
Dear Tapanee C Thank you so much for stayed our Ryokan and reviewing us. The Management and Staff would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Moreover we appreciate your recommendation of our place to welcoming others. We are looking forward to see you again. Thank you.
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Kafito Peligroso wrote a review Nov 2019
Greater London, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Perfect experience. Highly recommended to try while in Japan. Excellent service with unforgettable private dining. We had the "Akane-no-Ma" suite with its own open-air hot spring bath. Amazing! The communal spring baths were also excellent. Must try.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Response from OnAir803385, お客様担当マネージャー at Yumotokan
Responded Nov 5, 2019
Thank you so much for stayed our Ryokan and reviewing us. The Management and Staff would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Moreover we appreciate your recommendation of our place to welcoming others. We are looking forward to see you again. Thank you.
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JustinR3 wrote a review Sep 2019
Prince Frederick, Maryland40 contributions12 helpful votes
Check-in was super interesting. The Front Desk Staff came outside to greet us. They had us sit down and brought us out registration card. They showed us all the hots springs, where they were located, meal times, and other items that were awesome. The room was nice and clean. The view was pretty. They do come into your room during dinner time to set up the beds. The hot springs were clean and they give you a booklet in your room to show you how to use the hot springs. Thank you for that. The food was good. I do not eat fish and they customized my menu for me. I would go back. It was nice for a night stay.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded Sep 25, 2019
Dear JustinR3 Thank you so much for stayed our Ryokan and reviewing us. The Management and Staff would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Moreover we appreciate your recommendation of our place to welcoming others. We are looking forward to see you again. Thank you.
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Angela L wrote a review May 2019
Toronto, Canada35 contributions5 helpful votes
Staying at Yumotokan was going to be highlight of our trip to Japan, and it did not disappoint us. The location is close to kyoto station, only a few train stops away. We were staying near Kyoto staton so the location worked out great for us. The JR Ogoto onsen station has a free cell phone placed outside with numbers saved for various ryokans in the area. So you don't have to worry about having to call to arrange a pick up. We did not have a Japanese sim card so this was particularly useful for us! We stayed at the Akane room, overkooking the view of the lake. The room is on the 10th floor with a large window that spans across the room, so the view you see when you step into the room is breath taking. This room comes with a privat hot spring tub, which was nice to enjoy after dinner. We chose a tatami room and the bedding was comfortable. It was drizzing the night we arrived, and when I went to the open air bath there was no one outside and I had the entire open air bath to myself! The 8th floor open air bath is beautifully decorated, and it makes you feel like you are in the middle of a forest. All the amenities are providied, and I loved the horse oil product. They supply you with everything you can possibly need, which is amazing. The kaiseki dinner was also wonderful experience, and we were happy with the service provided at our table. Yes, it was an expensive night but we felt that price was justified. All staff were welcoming and very courteous. Anyone looking for a ryokan experience, I highly recommend Yumotokan!
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded May 13, 2019
Dear AngelaL768 Thank you so much for stayed our Ryokan and reviewing us. The Management and Staff would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Moreover we appreciate your recommendation of our place to welcoming others. We are looking forward to see you again. Thank you.
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PRICE RANGE
$233 - $502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureOtsuOgoto Onsen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
69
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yumotokan
Which popular attractions are close to Yumotokan?
Nearby attractions include Ogoto Onsen Kanko Park (0.09 miles), Kawachi Shrine (0.7 miles), and Ogoto Shrine (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Yumotokan?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Yumotokan?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Yumotokan?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Yumotokan?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Yumotokan?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ogoto Onsen Biwako Ryokusuitei, Biwako Hanakaido, and Satoyu Mukashi-Banashi Yuzanso.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Yumotokan?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Yumotokan offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Yumotokan?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Yumotokan?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hosenin (4.1 miles), Oharano Sato (4.1 miles), and Biwako Otsukan (4.5 miles).
Is Yumotokan accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.