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Overview of Biwako Ryokusuitei

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Lobby Lounge
Balcony
Down comforters, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Down comforters, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Down comforters, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMount Hiei12 min drive
    Popular LocationPhilosopher's Walk19 min drive
    Popular LocationKyoto International Conference Centre46 min drive
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  • Deluxe Twin Room, Hot Tub, Lake View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room, Hot Tub, Lake View
  • Western Japanese-Style Room with Open-Air Bath

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Twin Futons
    More detailsWestern Japanese-Style Room with Open-Air Bath
  • Japanese-Style Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Twin Futons
    More detailsJapanese-Style Room
  • Japanese-Style Room with Open-Air Bath

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Twin Futons
    More detailsJapanese-Style Room with Open-Air Bath
  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking, Partial Lake View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, Non Smoking, Partial Lake View

About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, Biwako Ryokusuitei is on the Strip and on a lake. Hiyoshi Taisha and Enryakuji Temple are notable landmarks, and if an activity is on the agenda, check out Biwako Valley Ski Resort. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mount Hiei - 12 min drive
  • Philosopher's Walk - 19 min drive
  • Nanzenji Temple - 21 min drive
  • Shimogamo Shrine - 21 min drive
  • Kyoto International Conference Centre - 46 min drive

Getting around

  • Ogotoonsen station - 17 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 95 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sin-Sin — 4 min walk
  • どんぐり — 9 min walk
  • Okonomiyakiteppan-Yaki Donguri — 11 min walk
  • ラーメン藤;湖琴ビジネス旅館 — 13 min walk
  • Ogoto Onsen Yumotokan Ryokan — 14 min walk

About this property

Biwako Ryokusuitei

3.5-star spa ryokan, walk to Ogoto Onsen
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this ryokan. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, spa services, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. 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.
Biwako Ryokusuitei offers 70 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. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite 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. The ryokan bathing area is open 24 hours.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Free area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: JPY 2200 for adults and JPY 2200 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Karaoke
  • Spa services
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 24-hour public bath access
  • Facials
  • Indoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - Thai
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Reflexology
  • Separate men/women areas in public bath
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Paper towels
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Children's slippers
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 7:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 20

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

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 2200 for adults and JPY 2200 for children (approximately)

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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Reservations are required for private bath/onsen; reservations can be made by contacting the property 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 Ryokusuitei
Biwako Ryokusuitei Inn
Biwako Ryokusuitei Inn Otsu
Biwako Ryokusuitei Otsu
Biwako Ryokusuitei Otsu
Biwako Ryokusuitei Ryokan
Biwako Ryokusuitei Ryokan Otsu

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Biwako Ryokusuitei and receive a full refund?
Yes, Biwako Ryokusuitei offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Biwako Ryokusuitei cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Biwako Ryokusuitei?
As of Dec 2, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Biwako Ryokusuitei on Dec 3, 2020 start from $334, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Biwako Ryokusuitei have a pool?
Yes, this property has outdoor pool access.
Is Biwako Ryokusuitei pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Biwako Ryokusuitei?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Biwako Ryokusuitei?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 7:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Biwako Ryokusuitei?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is Biwako Ryokusuitei located?
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). Ogotoonsen station is 17 minutes by foot.
4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
30
2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Other than the toilet design being a bit dated, everything else was great. Kudos to staff's attention to details even though most of them were not conversant in English.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice atmosphere Food quality is excellent and plentiful Onsen bath is clean and nice Staff is friendly and helpful
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Free shuttle between JR station (Ogotoonsen) and hotel. Good view of the lake from the hotel room. Excellent private onsen (hot spring; wooden outdoor bath tub).
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely room! Doesn't quite look like the picture, slightly out of town and not many places to eat but otherwise excellent
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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