Satoyu Mukashibanashi Yuzanso Ryokan

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
1-9-28 Ogoto, Otsu, 520-0101, Japan
4.3 out of 5 rating 200 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Satoyu Mukashibanashi Yuzanso Ryokan in Otsu, you'll be 0.6 mi (1 km) from Lake Biwa and 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from Biwako Valley Ski Resort. This ryokan is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from Kyoto University and 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from Yasaka Shrine.


Make yourself at home in one of the 109 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include phones and safes.


Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including hot springs, a nightclub, and a spa tub. This ryokan also features concierge services, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.


Grab dinner at Satoyama open 20:00-24:00, a restaurant that specializes in Japanese cuisine. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and room service (during limited hours) is provided. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Ogoto Onsen - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Lake Biwa - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Lake Biwa Bridge - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Pieri Moriyama Mall - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Sagawa Art Museum - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Biwako Otsukan - 11 km / 6.8 mi
Biwako Hall - 11.6 km / 7.2 mi
Mount Hiei - 14.4 km / 9 mi
Lake Biwa Museum - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi
Enryakuji Temple - 14.9 km / 9.2 mi
Aeon Mall Kusatsu - 15.3 km / 9.5 mi
Mizunomori Water Botanical Garden - 15.4 km / 9.6 mi
Garden Museum Hiei - 16.5 km / 10.3 mi
Biwako Valley Ski Resort - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
Yabasekihan Island Park - 18.7 km / 11.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 120.8 km / 75.1 mi
Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 68.8 km / 42.7 mi
Kobe (UKB) - 96.9 km / 60.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Guests must check in before 8 PM in order to receive dinner. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details on 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.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 150 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • -Free train station pickup
  • -Free self parking
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Spa tub
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Water dispenser
  • -Free train station drop-off
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Sauna
  • -Nightclub
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Elevator