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J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel

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J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel

1 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
520-0503, Shiga, Otsu, 931-1 Kitahira

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAstronomical Observation Center5 min drive
  • Popular LocationBiwako Valley Ski Resort14 min drive
  • Popular LocationBiwako Valley21 min drive

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About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel is on a lake. Notable landmarks in the area include Shirahige Shrine and Kanda Shrine, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Sagawa Art Museum. Astronomical Observation Center and Meccha Sawareru Zoo are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Astronomical Observation Center - 5 min drive
  • Shirahige Shrine - 12 min drive
  • Biwako Valley Ski Resort - 14 min drive
  • Kanda Shrine - 17 min drive
  • Biwako Valley - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Omimaiko station - 1 min walk

About this property

J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel

Lakefront hostel in Otsu with free parking
A restaurant, coffee/tea in a common area, and a microwave in a common area are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a refrigerator in a common area, laundry facilities, and barbecue grills are onsite. All 49 rooms offer free WiFi, 4 bathrooms, and down comforters. Showers and free toiletries are also available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel offers 49 air-conditioned accommodations with slippers and complimentary toiletries. Beds feature down comforters. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Self-serve breakfast available for a fee weekends 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: JPY 700 for adults and JPY 500 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Down comforter
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • 4 bathrooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower

More

  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for self-serve breakfast: JPY 700 for adults and JPY 500 for children (approximately)

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

You need to know

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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 32 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 32 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 32 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 32 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 32 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
They have free drinks(tea, coffee...), clean shiny kitchen facilities, free Netflix or YouTube on big screen and lake view balcony..etc...I loved them all! It was nice and chill during my stay.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice place
The room and restroom are clean.good service!thanks
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Staffs are friendly and helpful. But the location is not convenient.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
First time used Expedia app
I'm was very lucky, because the hotel helping me when I was Booked wrong date from the Expedia app On 26/08/18, and then I have already paid to Expedia app. So I need to pay again for the night I stayed on 25/08/18.And I couldn't do a cancellation for myself,eventually the hotel promise will do it for me, and now I just want my refund back on the date 26/08/18.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018