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KKR Hotel Biwako Kyoto, At the shore of Biwa Lake, KKR Hotel Biwako features a restaurant, a terrace and a hot spring bath with stunning lake views. A free shuttle is available to/from JR Karasaki Station, and free Wi-Fi is provided at the lobby. Biwako KKR Hotel offers Japanese-style rooms with a tatami (woven-straw) floor and traditional futon bedding, as well as Western rooms with carpeting and beds. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a balcony, a seating area and an LCD TV. Guests at the Biwako KKR can unwind in a hot spring bath with lake views, which is separate per gender. The hotel’s facilities also include a garden, a souvenir shop and drinks vending machines. A free shuttle to/from the station is available until 21:00, and free parking is on-site. Restaurant Umikaze overlooks Lake Biwa through floor-to-ceiling windows, and it offers Western-style as well as Japanese-style seating. The menu includes traditional kaiseki meals with a selection of refined local dishes, featuring Oumi beef and seafood and seasonal vegetables. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from JR Karasaki Train Station, which connects to JR Kyoto Station in 15 minutes. Kansai International Airport is 90 km away. (KKR Hotel Biwako Kyoto hotels booking).