Hikone, Japan Hotels & Ryokan

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Hikone Hotels & Ryokan

Grand Duke Hotel
Located 3 minutes on foot from the JR Hikone Station west exit and 5 minutes by car from Hikone IC. With a convenience store in front of the hotel, guests can rest assured their needs are covered. Hikone Castle can be seen from some rooms.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Tokaido Main Line, Biwako Line): 3 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Meishin Expressway at Hikone IC and continue along Route 306 for about 5 minutes (2 km).
Comfort Hotel Hikone
The Comfort Hotel Hikone is conveniently located just outside the East Exit of JR Hikone Station and a 5-minute drive from Hikone IC. Within walking distance of Hikone Castle, it makes the ideal location for business or leisure trips.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Tokaido Line) East Exit: About 1 minute on foot.
By car: Exit the Meishin Expressway at Hikone IC and continue along Route 8 for about 5 minutes.
Hotel Route-Inn Hikone
The hotel is located near the Hikone IC Exit, and offers free parking and free shuttle services from/to Hikone Station and Minami-Hikone Station (reservation required). Please relax and refresh in the hotel's artificial radium hot springs.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Tokaido Main Line) West Exit: About 8 min by taxi.
Hotel Sunroute Hikone
This is the closest hotel to JR Hikone Station, which is just 1 minute on foot away, making this location ideal for sightseeing and business trips. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
All Sunroute hotels in Japan offer reassuring high quality service and pleasing guestrooms.
Computers with Internet access are available to use for free in the lobby, and rental bicycles useful for sightseeing are also free. A coin laundry is also available for hotel guests.
Free coffee upon arrival is also available.
Enjoy the hotel restaurant "Hanagami" which serves Japanese food, and check out the cigar bar "Thistle," which has a bartender in the evening.
For breakfast, enjoy a Japanese set meal at Hanagami.
The hotel is a 10-minute walk from Hikone Castle and a 5-minute drive from Lake Biwa.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Biwako Line): 1 min on foot.
Hikone Biwako Hotel
Relax at this hotel that fully equips a large communal bath, a jaccuzi and a sauna.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station West Exit (JR Tokaido Biwako Line): 20 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by taxi.
By car: 10 minutes (3 km) after exiting the Meishin Expressway at Hikone IC.
APA Hotel Hikone-Minami
Rebranded and reopened as APA Hotel Hikone-Minami on March 1, 2015. This hotel offers free Internet access, welcome coffee service, and video on demand.
How to get there?
From Minami Hikone Station (JR Biwako Line): about 5 min by taxi.
From Hikone Station (JR Biwako Line): about 10 min by taxi. Alternatively, take the bus bound for Mitsuya and get off at Matsuda Danchi Kita bus stop (10min). From there it takes 1 min on foot.
By car: about 12 min from Hikone IC. Exit the Meishin Expressway at Hikone IC and continue along National Route 8 towards Kyoto. Turn right at the Takamiya intersection and turn right at the intersection with Prefectural Route 2. The hotel is about 200 meters ahead on the left.
Hikone Castle Resort & Spa
Enjoy amazing views of one of Japan's national treasures, Hikone Castle, and sample a range of mouth watering Japanese-style cuisine prepared using Omi Wagyu beef.
How to get there?
From JR Hikone Station: 10 min on foot.
By car: 7 min from the Meishin Expressway Hikone IC.
Hikone Lakeside Ryokan Futabaso
The lodging's dishes are rich in local ingredients which come from Lake Biwa which is directly in front of the lodging. Choose from strolling through the old castle town, a pleasure cruise on the lake or visit local historical sites during your stay in Omi.
There is a tourist information office at the west exit of Hikone Station.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Tokaido Line) Main Exit: About 30 min on foot or about 7 min by taxi.
Conveniently located for JR Pass holders, as the inn is located just 7 min by car from Maibara Station, a stop for the Shinkansen (bullet train).
There is a free shuttle available from the west exits of Maibara Station (JR Shinkansen) and JR Hikone Station (15:00-18:00, reservation required).
Hikone Honmachijuku
A new accommodation in the form of a renovated townhouse opened in the spring of 2016, just 5 min on foot from Hikone Castle!
Located in the midst of a tranquil residential area so guests can experience everyday life in Japan, this townhouse is also near a temple, providing a permeating Japanese atmosphere. A microwave and refrigerator are available in the shared living space.
Deepen your connections with other travelers and local people while eating in the living space. *Kitchen cannot be used. Breakfast will be prepared by staff using local produce.
The 1st floor rooms are divided by sliding doors, and can be used as one large room when the doors are opened, making this accommodation great for groups. Lockers available for valuables.
The bath, bathrooms, and sinks are shared (not attached to guestrooms). 1 shower booth and 1 bathtub are available for use one at a time. Separate men's and women's bathrooms are on the 1st and 2nd floors. Sinks are located on the 1st and 2nd floor.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Biwako Line): 9 min by taxi at around JPY 600 (as of Feb. 2016); 20 min on foot. From the West Exit of the station, head straight onto the main road, turn left at Asahimachi Intersection, then right at Kyomachi-higashi Intersection, and head toward Hikone Castle. Pass in front of Taneya, turn left at Kyobashi Intersection and head to Yumekyobashi Castle Road. Turn right down the street between 'Hokkoriya' and the Ayu shop 'Kimura' and continue straight until finding the hotel on the lefthand side. The hotel is down a narrow street, so please look for Myoshoji Temple if it is difficult to locate.
By car: Exit the Meishin Expressway at Hikone IC and continue on Route 306. The hotel is near Hikone Josei Elementary School, next to Myoshoji Temple.
Ryotei Ryokan Yasui
A traditional Japanese inn prizing its food and upholding Japanese customs and culinary practices. This inn, which opened in 1870, is about 1 hour from Kyoto Station.
3 types of large communal bath are available, including an open-air bath.
All guestrooms feature a view out onto a well maintained Japanese garden.
Tatami-floored Japanese-style rooms feature sliding Japanese doors, a sitting area, flatscreen TV, yukata, and more guestrooms have their own bathrooms.
The inn also has a shop with plenty of Japanese souvenirs.
This location is just a short drive from Hikone Station as well as Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, and historical Hikone Castle.
A free shuttle service is available between the station and the inn. Call the inn from the station for pickup.
Breakfast and dinner are served in private dining rooms. Lunch can also be served for an additional charge.
How to get there?
From Hikone Station (JR Biwako Line): 15 min on foot.
*Call the lodging from Hikone Station for shuttle pickup.
By car: 4 min from Meishin Expressway Hikone.
Kanponoyado Hikone
Built on the shore of Lake Biwa, all rooms at this hotel feature lake views. Enjoy a meal made with seasonal ingredients and Omi beef, then take a refreshing soak in the natural hot spring!
How to get there?
By car: From Hikone IC on Meishin Expressway, take Route 8 for approx. 2 km (approx. 5 min), and then take Prefectural Route for approx. 3k m (approx. 10 min). Landmark: Hikone Port.
From Hikone Station (JR Tokaido Main Line) West Exit: From Hikone Station Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for View Hotel Hikone/Hikone Port to the Kanponoyado Hikone bus stop (approx. 10 min).

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