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Japanese-Western Style Special Suite with Open-Air Hot spring Bath
96 square meters
3 Twin Futons and 2 Large Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Japanese Style Room 10 tatami
42 square meters
5 Twin Futons
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Twin Room with Open-Air Hot spring Bath
42 square meters
2 Large Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Japanese-Western Style Room with Open-Air Hot spring Bath
64 square meters
4 Twin Futons and 2 Large Twin Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star hotel near Lake Biwa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in the heart of Otsu, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ogoto Onsen and Lake Biwa. Lake Biwa Bridge and Biwako Otsukan are also within 6 mi (10 km). Ogoto onsen station is only a 1-minute walk.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a meeting room, a library, and multilingual staff are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 43 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and balconies. Other amenities available to guests include flat-screen TVs, free newspapers, and free bottled water.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 15 January 2019 to 30 September 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Dining venue
  • Exterior
  • Front desk
  • Hallway
  • Lobby
  • One of the dining venues
  • Select guestrooms

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Biwako Hanakaido features hot springs. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This hot springs hotel also offers a library, multilingual staff, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Banquet hall
  • Total number of rooms - 43
  • Coffee shop or café
  • One meeting room
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Free WiFi
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Biwako Hanakaido offers 43 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. 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.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Electric kettle
  • Balcony
  • Flat-panel TV

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

Ramupu - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine.

Biwa Roman - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hot springs on site

Spa Services

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.

  • Indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen)
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen)
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

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.

Hotel Names

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

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.

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