Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
2-30-7 Noka, Otsu, 520-0102, Japan
4.0 out of 5 rating 273 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Yumotokan in Otsu, you'll be in the historical district, a 4-minute walk from Ogoto Onsen and 12 minutes by foot from Lake Biwa. This ryokan is 12 mi (19.3 km) from Biwako Valley Ski Resort and 9.3 mi (15 km) from Mount Hiei.


Make yourself at home in one of the 45 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and slippers. Conveniences include phones and safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including hot springs, a nightclub, and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this ryokan include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.


Grab dinner at Semimarutei, a restaurant that specializes in Japanese cuisine. You can also grab snacks at the coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Japanese breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour 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 - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Lake Biwa - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Lake Biwa Bridge - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Pieri Moriyama Mall - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Biwako Otsukan - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Sagawa Art Museum - 8.9 km / 5.6 mi
Lake Biwa Canal - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Biwako Hall - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Lake Biwa Museum - 14.5 km / 9 mi
Mount Hiei - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Enryakuji Temple - 15.6 km / 9.7 mi
Aeon Mall Kusatsu - 15.7 km / 9.8 mi
Daigoji Temple - 17.9 km / 11.1 mi
Temple of the Silver Pavilion - 18.4 km / 11.4 mi
Philosopher's Walk - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi

The preferred airport for Yumotokan is Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 118.7 km / 73.8 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 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 Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property Additional fees may apply to children for items such as extra bedding and meals. Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests booked in Half Board rates must check-in by 7 PM to receive dinner. No refunds will be issued for any unused portion of the rate plan. Guests booked in Room Only rate plans who wish to receive breakfast or dinner during their stay must contact the property 7 days before arrival to pre-book meals (subject to availability; meal service not guaranteed). Meal service cannot be requested after check-in. This property offers airport shuttle pickup service from Ogoto-onsen Station only, available until 7 PM. Meals are available by reservation only and cannot be requested after check-in. Guests must contact this property at least 7 days before their expected arrival to make all meal reservations.

Important Information

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

  • Reservations are required for private bath/onsen. Reservations can be made by contacting the ryokan 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.

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.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for Japanese breakfast: JPY 1650 for adults and JPY 1650 for children (approximately)
  • Futon bed fee: JPY 1100 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free train station pickup
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Spa tub
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Restaurant
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Sauna
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Nightclub
  • -Karaoke
  • -Free train station drop-off
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • -Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • -Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • -Handrails in stairways
  • -Wheelchairs available on site