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Our visit to Biwako Hanakaido in the end of July was the highlight of our 3 week trip to Japan. We had traditional japanese rooms with great views, they were nice and big compared to other rooms in Japan.
Biwako Hanakaido gave us Yucatas to...More
First time to a Japanese ryokan, they have a convenient shuttle to pick us up at the train station as we were coming from Osaka on the train. Food was awesome, especially the Ohmi beef. We really enjoyed the Japanese breakfast service as well. Japanese...More
My husband and I just stayed at Biwako Hanakaido for the first part of our honeymoon and I don't think we could have asked for better. We actually missed our first night due to some poor planning on our part with the bullet train schedule....More
Response from notch252525, 宿泊部フロント課 at Biwako HanakaidoResponded 7 August 2018
Thank you so much for your wonderful comment.
We are extremely happy to know that you enjoyed to stay with us.
Also, we feel honored you chose us for your honeymoon.
It was so pleasant to listen to your husband played piano at the lobby...More
Amazing Experience! True Japanese hospitality at its finest! Naito Sakae was gracious and extremely friendly to my American family.
Once arriving at Ogotoonsen, we contacted the property and a shuttle arrived within 10 min for a 10 min ride back to the property. Upon arrival,...More
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Response from notch252525, 宿泊部フロント課 at Biwako HanakaidoResponded 20 July 2018
Thank you for your stay of 27th June.
So we are glad to read your message which you had a great impression at our Ryokan.
Whenever service is praised, it is our honor and encouragement.
We do remember you because you were very warm and...More
My wife and I had an unbelievable experience at Biwako Hanakaido. The staff were incredibly friendly and extremely accommodating for English speakers. The food was amazing, nine courses of dish after dish of incredible traditional Japanese food for dinner and an amazing breakfast in the...More
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Response from notch252525, フロント課 at Biwako HanakaidoResponded 10 May 2018
Thank you for taking your time to visit this Ryokan and to meet with us on April/2018.
And it's an honor for us to see your evaluation.
We are so pleased to hear from you.
We would like to express our gratitude.
The complimentary shuttle bus to nearest JR station will take 5-10 mins. JR from otogo onsen station to Kyoto (30 mins) , Kyoto to Osaka (another 30-40 mins) , Osaka to Osaka Airport (45 mins). The whole journey will take 2... More
The complimentary shuttle bus to nearest JR station will take 5-10 mins. JR from otogo onsen station to Kyoto (30 mins) , Kyoto to Osaka (another 30-40 mins) , Osaka to Osaka Airport (45 mins). The whole journey will take 2 hours. Plus the morning crowd & connection walk with your luggage it will be rather rush for you unless you leave the property much earlier in the morning (however then you will miss out their fantastic Japanese breakfast)