Located right beside Lake Biwa, Hotel Laforet Biwako features a complimentary use of an indoor swimming pool, a large gymnasium and tennis courts. Guests can unwind at the large public baths and saunas after spending the day exercising. A free shuttle is available from JR Katata Train Station, which is a 10-minute drive away.
Air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Japanese Yukata robes and toothbrush sets are provided for all guests, and the en suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer. All rooms feature garden or lake views.
Fishing equipment and bicycle rentals are available for an extra cost, or you can enjoy the on-site planetarium. Table tennis and billiard can be enjoyed, while you can shop for gifts at the souvenir shop. Dry cleaning and currency exchange services are provided at the 24-hour front desk.
Guests can enjoy traditional multi-course meals at Hatsuakane restaurant and Western dishes at Subaru.
Biwako Laforet Hotel is a 40-minute drive from Enryaku-ji Temple and a 1-hour train ride from Kyoto Station.