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Biwako Ryokusuitei

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Down duvets, in-room safe, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Down duvets, in-room safe, blackout curtains, free WiFi

Overview of Biwako Ryokusuitei

Biwako Ryokusuitei

3.5 out of 5

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
  • Temperature checks
6-1-6 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOgoto Onsen2 min walk
  • Popular LocationSaikyoji Temple4 min drive
  • Popular LocationHiyoshi Taisha11 min drive

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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, visit Biwako Valley Ski Resort. Lake Biwa Museum and Garden Museum Hiei are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Ogoto Onsen - 2 min walk
  • Saikyoji Temple - 4 min drive
  • Shozuiji Temple - 5 min drive
  • Ukimido - 5 min drive
  • Hiyoshi Taisha - 11 min drive

Getting around

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

About this property

Biwako Ryokusuitei

Lakefront ryokan with free area shuttle and restaurant
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 on-site. All 70 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include down duvets, hairdryers and safes.
Biwako Ryokusuitei offers 70 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature down comforters. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries. This Otsu ryokan provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the 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 spring (onsen) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men's and women's areas. The ryokan bathing area is open 24 hours a day.

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 or hotter

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Gives staff 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 public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free local 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/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Karaoke
  • Spa services

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • 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 any 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 centre
  • 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 duvet

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Paper towels
  • Fridge

More

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

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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

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, 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 Inn Otsu
Biwako Ryokusuitei Inn
Biwako Ryokusuitei Otsu
Biwako Ryokusuitei
Biwako Ryokusuitei Otsu
Biwako Ryokusuitei Ryokan
Biwako Ryokusuitei Ryokan Otsu

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 111 out of 231 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 78 out of 231 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 231 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 231 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 231 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: 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

Liked: 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

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: 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