Budget Lakeside Kyoto Getaway

Private room in home hosted by Chie JH

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 private bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.


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Ideal for couples and solo travellers looking for a relaxing rural break. Only 40 minutes away from Kyoto station and a short 5 minute walk from the local JR station.
Set in a beautiful ecology inspired lakeside property with a large back garden, and next to a beautiful family-friendly beach.
Guests can enjoy swimming, snorkelling, canoeing, hiking, BBQing, exploring the area by bike etc.
The Flat has it's own unit shower, basic fitted kitchen, downstairs toilet.

The space
Sandwiched between Japan's largest lake and the mountains of Shiga, and lovely garden setting, this flat offers a truly unique rural retreat. It is the perfect place to relax while sightseeing and travelling in Japan.

Also very convenient for somewhere so rural, less than a 5 minute walk from the local train station, which itself, is only 40 minutes by JR local train from Kyoto station.

Where you'll sleep

2 single beds

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Free parking on premises
Free washer
Air conditioning
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 59 reviews


Where you’ll be

Ōtsu-shi, Shiga-ken, Japan

Lovely, family-friendly beach and stunning mountains. For those who enjoy outdoor sports, there is Biwako Valley ski resort just 20 minutes away by local bus. And in summer, the cable car provides a great day out on the summit of Mt Hira.
A local beach club next door also offers many marine sports and activities in the summer months.
A five minute bus ride away there is also an onsen resort and excellent hiking trails.
In the village there is also small local general store and a number of other small local places to eat out, which we can give you details of when you arrive.
There is also a 24-hour convenience stores about 10 minutes bike ride away.

Hosted by Chie JH

  1. Joined in June 2014
  • 284 Reviews
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Joined Airbnb in July 2014
Living in Japan for 29 years, Mother of 3 beautiful girls and living with Enviromentally friendly British husband + chickens + 1 rabbit + 2 goats in beautiful rural area right next to Lake Biwa, SHIGA.
Also Working as a staff in a University in KYOTO.
Joined Airbnb in July 2014
Living in Japan for 29 years, Mother of 3 beautiful girls and living with Enviromentally friendly British husband + chickens + 1 rabbit + 2 goats in…

During your stay

We live in the adjacent house so will be close by to give any advice or help to make your stay trouble free and memorable.
  • Policy number: M250017697
  • Languages: English, 日本語, 한국어
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
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Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy