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Information about the Natural Onsen of the Biwako Hotel, a resort in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture located 10 minutes away from Kyoto

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Lake View

Lake View

Biwako Hotel’s public bath is filled with natural hot springs said to alleviate neuralgia, arthralgia, cold sensitivity, and fatigue. While taking in the view of Lake Biwa, indulge yourself in a time of healing.

Open Air Bath

Open Air Bath

The feeling of openness with the mountains and lake ahead heals the fatigue accumulated in your body and mind. Spend blissful time gazing at the nightscape with the fantastically lit Lake Biwa Flower Fountain and pleasure boat.

Dressing Area

Dressing Area

Our clean dressing area has a free drink server and sofa for cooling down after your bath. The women’s room is furnished with basic cosmetics and baby bed.

Natural Onsen Information

Hours
6:00-10:00 / 14:00-24:00
*Hours may change in the case of inspections and other maintenance work.
Facilities
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Amenities

【Facilities】 The men’s and women’s onsen each have a large public bath, open air bath, and sauna.
【Public Bath】 Body soap, shampoo, conditioner
【Dressing Space】 Bath towel, face towel, comb, hair dryer, tissue, swab, liquid soap

  • *Men’s Onsen: Razor, after shave lotion, hair tonic, liquid
    Women’s Onsen: Basic cosmetics (cleanser, lotion, milky lotion), baby bed
Remarks /
Important Notes
  • In room yukatas and slippers may be worn from hotel facilities, rooms, and Japanese banquet hall located on the 5th floor and above to the Onsen on the 4th floor.
    Yukatas and slippers may not be worn in the public areas from the 3rd floor and below.
  • Lockers with keys are provided. Please keep your valuables in lockers, guest room safes, or with the front desk.
  • Mixed bathing is allowed for children up to 7 years of age; boys and girls 8 years of age and over must bathe in the male and female Onsen, respectively.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Do not bathe wearing underwear or bath towels.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Rinse yourself with hot water before entering the bathtub.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Do not put towels in the bathtub.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Wash your body outside the bathtub.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Do not use soap in the bathtub.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Do not swim.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Persons with tattoos are not permitted.
  • Remarks / Important Notes
  • Please note that the hotel will not be responsible for accidents or theft.

Information about Use

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