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    Biwako Hotel

    2-40 Hamamachi, Otsu 520-0041, Shiga Prefecture
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    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
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    Traveller (383)
    Room & Suite (137)
    Dining (40)
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good51%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “italian chef” (2 reviews)
    “each morning” (2 reviews)
    “aqua room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 31 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Found black mould on the shower-stand. I had told the front-desk receptionist who later sent a clean lady to rub the floor with bleaching agent. It's a bit better now but the gaps between the tiles are still full of mould. I m quite disappointed...More

    Thank Alison Y
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Biwako HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Ms. Alison Y Thank you very much for staying with us at the Biwako Hotel. However, we unfortunately found out the negative feedbacks on the internet site, saying that you had experienced several unsatisfactory issues during your stay here in Biwako. We sincerely apologize...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2017

    Facing Lake Biwa, a lake of five million years old, Biwako Hotel is absolutely a great place to enjoy Lake Biwa. Exterior of the hotel symbolizes a boat, and the color symbolizes water. It stands out perfectly matching the surrounding environment. Although staff are mostly...More

    Thank Annie C
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front manager at Biwako HotelResponded 18 August 2017

    Dear, Annie C Thank you for contributing the impression of the trip. We read such a wonderful impression and we are very glad. The appearance of the hotel was designed in the image of a passenger ship. The color of the outer wall expresses Mt....More

    Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

    I just back from 2 wonderful night at Biwako Hotel. This hotel is the best, great view, good room, free luggage delivery service to Kyoto when you check out. Their onsen is super relaxing! All is great!More

    Thank Nattawut K
    Response from 琵琶湖ホテルBL, Front manager at Biwako HotelResponded 30 July 2017

    Dear, Nattawut K Thank you for contributing the impression of the trip. We read such a wonderful impression and we are very happy. Was there the inconvenience? Our hotel has hot spring facilities man and woman, it is not so big but it is one...More

    Reviewed 9 June 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 11 June 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 9 June 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 11 June 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

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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$142 - US$454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 171
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    • Kinki >
    • Shiga Prefecture >
    • Otsu
    • Also Known As
    • Biwako Hotel Otsu, Japan - Shiga
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    Traveller (383)
    Room & Suite (137)
    Dining (40)
    Pool & Beach (2)
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    .93 km away
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    .67 km away
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    1.08 km away
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    Blake K
    12 February 2017|
    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.
    Blake K
    12 February 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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    "Lake view room"
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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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