Biwako Ryokusuitei

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
6-1-6 Ogoto, Otsu, 520-0101, Japan
4.2 out of 5 rating 217 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.2
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Otsu, Biwako Ryokusuitei is on the Strip, within a 15-minute drive of Hiyoshi Taisha and Enryakuji Temple. This spa ryokan is 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from Biwako Valley Ski Resort and 12.6 mi (20.2 km) from Kiyomizu Temple.


Make yourself at home in one of the 70 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Pamper yourself with onsite massages and facials. This ryokan also features complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the ryokan's coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Ogoto Onsen - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Lake Biwa - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Hiyoshi Taisha - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Lake Biwa Bridge - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Sagawa Art Museum - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Biwako Otsukan - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Lake Biwa Canal - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Biwako Hall - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
Lake Biwa Museum - 14.4 km / 8.9 mi
Mount Hiei - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Enryakuji Temple - 15.4 km / 9.6 mi
Aeon Mall Kusatsu - 15.6 km / 9.7 mi
Daigoji Temple - 17.7 km / 11 mi
Temple of the Silver Pavilion - 18.3 km / 11.4 mi
Philosopher's Walk - 18.5 km / 11.5 mi

The preferred airport for Biwako Ryokusuitei is Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 118.6 km / 73.7 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 smoke detector.
  • 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.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free area shuttle
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Karaoke
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • -Well-lit path to entrance