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Myriam Paillant (USA)
Josh Looney (USA)
Seong Won Hur (Korea)
Tae Suzuki (Japan)
The Biwako Hotel, situated on Lake Biwa, is an excellent for a weekend getaway in Shiga. We had a memorable time; a delectable dining experience, breathtaking fireworks and a biking adventure along the shores of Lake Biwa.
Leaving the station, we anticipated a pleasant evening at the Biwako Hotel.
Admiring the hotel's unique architecture designed by Cesar Pelli.
The lobby is beautiful and welcoming.
Excited about our stay!!!
The simplicity of the hotel's hallway is comforting.
The interior of our room was warm and elegant.
Captivated by the view!
Our room oversaw Shiga's beautiful Lake Biwa.
Checking out the sights of Lake Biwa.
Watching the "Michigan", Lake Biwa cruise.
It's a pleasure to experience the hotel's sophistication.
On our way to dinner.
An intimate dinner by the lake.
A light appetizer, a fusion of Japanese and French cuisine.
Enjoying our meal together.
Trout fresh from Lake Biwa, Shiga's speciality.
Light colored fountains on the lake.
We watched dusk come upon the lake during dinner.
Focusing on the task at hand...
In good company...
The unique porthole windows of the hotel's hallways.
A festive evening view.
A surprise was waiting for us.
...Fireworks! Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, a firework's display is held on Lake Biwa outside the hotel, at 20:30.
Sharing the experience together.
Onlookers in a fireworks-filled night.
Sparks in the air...
Mesmerized by the evening.
The luxurious onsen of Biwako Hotel is so relaxing.
After hours, a time to relax in the hotel's signature yukata evening wear.
The hotel gleams at night.
A summer morning on Lake Biwa.
The matinal view from our room's balcony.
"THE GARDEN," a perfect place to start our morning.
Breakfast is served!
We took adventure of the hotel's bike rentals.
Starting out an our biking adventure...
We biked past some restaurants along Lake Biwa.
Biking is a perfect way to take in the lake.
It's also a great way to experience Nagisa park...
...and a good opportunity to spend time together.
We biked to Zeze park, the historical location of Zeze castle.
Enjoying Zeze park together.
The "Michigan" sets off!
The end of an amazing adventure at Biwako Hotel.