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4.6 / 5Wonderful
102 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Mount Hiei
    12 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kyoto Institute of Technology
    22 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kyoto International Conference Centre
    41 min drive

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  • Japanese-Western Style Special Suite with Open-Air Hot spring Bath

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 3 Twin Futons and 2 Large Twin Beds
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  • Japanese-Western Style Room with Open-Air Hot spring Bath

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 4 Twin Futons and 2 Large Twin Beds
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  • Japanese-Western Style Room with Open-Air Bath

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 3 Twin Futons and 2 Large Twin Beds
    More details
  • Japanese-Western Style Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 3 Twin Futons and 2 Large Twin Beds
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  • Japanese Style Room 10 tatami

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Twin Futons
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  • Japanese Style Room 8 tatami

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Futons
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  • Twin Room with Open-Air Hot spring Bath

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Large Twin Beds
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  • Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Large Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
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About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, Biwako Hanakaido is in the city center. Those looking for an activity can check out Biwako Valley Ski Resort, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Biwa and Mount Hiei. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium, or consider a night out at Shozan Resort Kyoto. Our guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mount Hiei - 12 min drive
  • Philosopher's Walk - 20 min drive
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology - 22 min drive
  • Kyoto International Conference Centre - 41 min drive
  • Kifune Shrine - 43 min drive

Getting around

  • Ogoto onsen station - 1 min walk
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 96 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ramupu – Restaurant offering Japanese cuisine.
  • Biwa Roman – Restaurant offering Japanese cuisine.

About this property

Biwako Hanakaido

3.5-star Otsu hotel in Ogoto, near Lake Biwa
2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, a 24-hour front desk, and a library. All 43 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and balconies. Flat-screen TVs, room service, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Biwako Hanakaido offers 43 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.
Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Services include massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men and women areas.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM
2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Hot springs

Family friendly

Refrigerator

Conveniences

Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

Chinese
English
Japanese

Business services

1 meeting room

Outdoors

Garden

Spa

Aromatherapy
Indoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
Massages
Outdoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
Separate men/women areas in public bath
Yukata (Japanese robe)

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Climate control (heating)

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer

Entertainment

Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Refrigerator

Outdoor space

Balcony

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Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for JPY 3000 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types

Diners Club
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: JPY 3000 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Room rates do not include extra bedding or half board meals for children age 1-5. Rollaway bed (futon) and meal surcharges apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We should mention

Reservations are required for private bath/onsen. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Property is also known as

  • Biwako Hanakaido
  • Biwako Hanakaido Hotel
  • Biwako Hanakaido Hotel Otsu
  • Biwako Hanakaido Otsu
  • Biwako Hanakaido Otsu
  • Biwako Hanakaido Hotel
  • Biwako Hanakaido Hotel Otsu
4.6

Wonderful

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4.7
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

It is a beautiful resort, with an aged but quaint look and feel. There is a private spa which can be booked so your group of friends can share a bath. Food is very exquisite, and traditional Japanese ryokan style.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Nice stay

Great stay, staff was extremely friendly. The place itself is dated but they are renovating. Highly recommend the private onsen

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Excellent service!!

Top service and room facilities for an Onsen hotel. The breakfast and dinner were delicious. We tried both of their private and public Onsen and they were both good. The hotel even ring me from Japan to confirm my arrival time at the train station so they can arrange a shuttle bus for pickup.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Love this place!

It was amazing! It was my first time at a ryokan and it was better than anything I have ever imagined. Attentative staff, tons of services (karaoke included) and just the perfect atmosphere. Can't wait to come back!

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018

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