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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Japanese-Style Room with Open-Air Bath
50 square meters
5 Twin Futons
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Twin Room, Hot Tub, Lake View
32 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Japanese-Style Room
34 square meters
5 Twin Futons
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Western Japanese-Style Room with Open-Air Bath
50 square meters
5 Twin Futons
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking, Partial Lake View
22 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star spa ryokan near Lake Biwa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
24-hour front desk

Location

Situated on the Strip, this spa ryokan is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Hiyoshi Taisha and within 12 mi (20 km) of Enryakuji Temple and Biwako Valley Ski Resort. Kiyomizu Temple and Shirahige Shrine are also within 20 mi (32 km). Ogoto onsen station is only a 1-minute walk.

Property Features

Along with a bar/lounge, this ryokan has a coffee shop/café and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include spa services, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers.

Room Amenities

All 70 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include down comforters, hair dryers, and safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Biwako Ryokusuitei features hot springs. The ryokan offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

This hot springs ryokan also offers spa services, a terrace, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Biwako Ryokusuitei has designated areas for smoking.

  • Free area shuttle
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting rooms
  • Total number of rooms - 70
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Biwako Ryokusuitei offers 70 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature down comforters. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. This Otsu ryokan provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bidet
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

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 deep-tissue massages, Thai massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. 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.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen)
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen)
  • Facial 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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • 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.

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.

Union Pay

No rollaway/extra beds available

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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2160 for adults and JPY 2160 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Biwako Ryokusuitei
  • Biwako Ryokusuitei Inn
  • Biwako Ryokusuitei Inn Otsu
  • Biwako Ryokusuitei Otsu

We should mention

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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