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Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel

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Throughout the four seasons you can enjoy the majestic expressions of the mountains linked to Lake Biwa. About 30 minutes by train to Kyoto and convenient for sightseeing. Facilities such as tennis, swimming pool, gymnasium, planetarium, cycling are enriched!
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
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Shuttle Bus Service
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Spa
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Indoor pool
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All reviews private onsen shopping mall dinner menu hot spring tub top floor breakfast buffet is comfortable bed nice hotel great view shuttle service first floor relaxing stay free shuttle per night good size kyoto station last year
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right next to Lake Biwa and is ideal if you just want to get out of the city for a few days to relax. We stayed in a room that had its own spa bath which my wife loved. The rooms were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was previously the Laforet Biwako hotel. Marriott took control over two years ago. I have been here previously. Marriott apparently has done nothing to improve this cheaply built hotel other than put a Japanese language Book of Mormon in the rooms and raise the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Lake_Biwa_Marriott, Front Office Manager at Lake Biwa Marriott HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel and providing your honest feedback. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority and we sincerely apologize for falling short of meeting your expectations. As a teachable moment, we have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Front desk service is sincere and effective which lives up to Marriott brand. The room is spacious. We were upgraded (we had Marriott elite members in our group of friends) to a room type with a hot bath (private onsen) in the room which we...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank FK L
Response from Lake_Biwa_Marriott, Front Office Manager at Lake Biwa Marriott HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel and providing your honest feedback. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority and we sincerely apologize for falling short of meeting your expectations. As a teachable moment, we have...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we booked our room in the hotel, we weren't certain of the arrangments to/from Kyoto Station (we arrived on the shinkansen from Tokyo). Once we got to the station, there was a JR train from Kyoto Station to the small town near the hotel,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Roger G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

As a Marriot Club Member, you can get an upgrade of room with the use of AE Centurion Card. Warm reception and readily provide upgrade room to the elite class with private onsen in the washroom. Room was spacious and modernized, with lake view. We...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 842kwank
Response from Lake_Biwa_Marriott, Front Office Manager at Lake Biwa Marriott HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel and providing your honest feedback. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority and we sincerely apologize for falling short of meeting your expectations. As a teachable moment, we have...More

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acfan3
16 October 2018|
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Response from Lake_Biwa_Marriott | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We have a shuttle bus from Katata staion. If you come to our hotel from Kyoto station, you need to take JR Kosei line and go to Katata station. Our shuttle bus depart every hour. Departure time is... More
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acfan3
14 October 2018|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
Need one transfer on the railway. 45 minutes train plus 15 minutes of taxi. I discovered later that this lake is huge don’t need to go that far to see the lake. Plenty of nice hotels in the Outskirts of Kyoto with easier... More
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15 September 2018|
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Response from Rakafet | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is a shutter from Kata station, I am not sure about from Moriyama station. It looks alittle far. Never the less you can check with the hotel to be sure. I only saw the "schedule" between Kata and Hotel
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"Lake Side should be Best"
JimmyMc
3 weeks ago
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"Ask for a room on a high floor, lake view, with a Japanese bath"
rogergD4868XZ
7 Nov 2018
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"Elite room with a private hot spa is a good choice to relax"
842kwank
6 Nov 2018
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"Ask for a room overlooking the lake."
Aeroboffin
20 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$130 - US$502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
laforet biwako moriyama
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Laforet Biwako
LOCATION
JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureMoriyama
NUMBER OF ROOMS
274
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