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Biwako Hanakaido

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Biwako Hanakaido is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Otsu, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Nearby landmarks such as Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple (5.2 km) and Biwako Valley (11.8 km) make Biwako Hanakaido a great place to stay when visiting Otsu. Free internet access is offered to guests, and rooms at Biwako Hanakaido include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a safe. For travellers arriving by car, there is free parking. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Otsu's popular ramen restaurants such as Big Ramen Ogoto, Ramen Sin-Sin Ogoto, and Tenkaippin Karasaki, all a short distance from Biwako Hanakaido. If you’re looking for something to do, YUtour (1.3 km), Spa Resort Ogoto Agaryanse (0.5 km), and O'pal (1.2 km) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Biwako Hanakaido. Enjoy your stay in Otsu!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Internet
Wheelchair Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Smoking rooms available
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Everything about our stay was great! They pick you up (and drop you off) at the train station and they are so polite and welcoming. We stayed in a western style room and the beds were comfortable, the view was great, and the yukatas were...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Awright27
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Our visit to Biwako Hanakaido in the end of July was the highlight of our 3 week trip to Japan. We had traditional japanese rooms with great views, they were nice and big compared to other rooms in Japan. Biwako Hanakaido gave us Yucatas to...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Helmermis
Reviewed 7 August 2018

First time to a Japanese ryokan, they have a convenient shuttle to pick us up at the train station as we were coming from Osaka on the train. Food was awesome, especially the Ohmi beef. We really enjoyed the Japanese breakfast service as well. Japanese...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank microfilter
Reviewed 28 July 2018

My husband and I just stayed at Biwako Hanakaido for the first part of our honeymoon and I don't think we could have asked for better. We actually missed our first night due to some poor planning on our part with the bullet train schedule....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank shandrews21
Response from notch252525, 宿泊部フロント課 at Biwako HanakaidoResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. We are extremely happy to know that you enjoyed to stay with us. Also, we feel honored you chose us for your honeymoon. It was so pleasant to listen to your husband played piano at the lobby...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing Experience! True Japanese hospitality at its finest! Naito Sakae was gracious and extremely friendly to my American family. Once arriving at Ogotoonsen, we contacted the property and a shuttle arrived within 10 min for a 10 min ride back to the property. Upon arrival,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank David P
Response from notch252525, 宿泊部フロント課 at Biwako HanakaidoResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you for your stay of 27th June. So we are glad to read your message which you had a great impression at our Ryokan. Whenever service is praised, it is our honor and encouragement. We do remember you because you were very warm and...More

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Lingyun S
31 October 2018|
Response from Ron C |
The open air bath in your room is regular hot water. We decided to rent the private Onsen bath for 45mins, it was great. Good space for the whole family to bathe in. 3 shower stations are there as well. The Onsen water did... More
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3 October 2018|
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Response from shandrews21 | Reviewed this property |
I want to say breakfast was served until 9 or 10 in the main dining rooms. There is a little coffee shop connected to the lobby. We usually ate a 7 or 8 AM
9 June 2018|
Response from Satjexon | Reviewed this property |
The complimentary shuttle bus to nearest JR station will take 5-10 mins. JR from otogo onsen station to Kyoto (30 mins) , Kyoto to Osaka (another 30-40 mins) , Osaka to Osaka Airport (45 mins). The whole journey will take 2... More
Room Tips
"Sea facing room with outdoor bath is good but if you're a non smoker then make sure you book a non..."
2 Jan 2018
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"Get a [large 10+ mats] Japanese Style Room with Open-Air Bath"
14 Apr 2017
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"Looks this hotel is for those who are cray for hot spring"
16 May 2016
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"I have a sense that all rooms are facing the same view."
26 Apr 2016
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US$321 - US$590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureOtsuOgoto Onsen
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