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RESI STAY Gojozaka
3 out of 5
104 Yoshino-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Higashiyama, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Rokuharamitsu-ji Temple and Kyoto National Museum. Sanjusangendo Temple and Ishibe ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)
Excellent stay in Kyoto

"Resistay Gojozaka was just what I wanted. The location was great many of the attractions I wanted to see, and the facilities were just what I needed. The room has a detailed instruction book explaining how to operate everything, from the heating/cooling, TV, microwave and of course, the complicated ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/17

RESI STAY Gojozaka
RESI STAY Andon
3 out of 5
173-6 Sanjoaburanokojicho, Sanjo Aburanokojicho, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is NT$2,626 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Shijo Omiya, Kawaramachi, and Nijō Castle. Nishiki Market and Kyoto International ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"清潔な点はよかった.火災時に避難経路が安全なのか不安に感じたので,窓から逃げることを考えましたが,窓が全開にできませんでした.改善してもらいたいと思いました."…"

Reviewed on 2020/4/2

RESI STAY Andon
OYO Hotel MUSUBI KYOTO Shimabaraguchi
3 out of 5
1-568 Omiya Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Nishihonganji Temple, Kyoto Aquarium, and Shijo Omiya. Kawaramachi and Kyoto ...

4.3/5Excellent! (88 reviews)

"Excellent Service and was a pleasure saltaying there. Was such a lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/10

OYO Hotel MUSUBI KYOTO Shimabaraguchi
Stay SAKURA Kyoto Higashi Hongan-ji I
2.5 out of 5
503-1 Koyanagi, Shimogyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is NT$1,722 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Sanjusangendo Temple and Toji Temple are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (36 reviews)

"Room was very clean and beds really confortable. The shower room was all for shower, Japanese style. We liked this and having the toilet and washroom separate, so 3 people could use shower, toilet and washroom in the same time, being all in separate rooms.. location is close to Kyoto train station ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/9

Stay SAKURA Kyoto Higashi Hongan-ji I
JHM KYOTO resort Muromachi Gojo
3 out of 5
218 Daikokucho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple, Kyoto Tower, and Shijo Omiya. Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"ホストの方がチェックイン時に待っていてくださり、部屋の案内をしてくださいました。洗剤もあって、お風呂場に乾燥気がついていて、洗濯がスムーズに出来ます。長期滞在、夏の暑い時期の滞在におすすめです!メッセージのやりとりがいつもスピーディーで何かあった時に安心でした。京都駅から歩ける距離で、四条へも頑張れば歩ける距離です!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/27

JHM KYOTO resort Muromachi Gojo
Elitz INN Matsubara
2.5 out of 5
14-1/14-2 Matsubara-dori Nishinotoin, Higashiiru Yabushitacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Shijo Omiya, Nishiki Market, and Kawaramachi. Kyoto Tower and Higashi Honganji ...

Elitz INN Matsubara
Guest Suites Fukugiku
3 out of 5
56-6 Fukakusa Shimokawaracho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is NT$3,075 per night

Located in Fushimi, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Nintendo World Headquarters and Fushimi Inari Shrine. Kyoto Tower and Sanjusangendo ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"歯ブラシがほしかったです アルミホイルが中身なしでした 部屋はとても綺麗でよかったです"…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/3

Guest Suites Fukugiku
RESI STAY Kumico Amaterrace
3 out of 5
566-4, Kazahayacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is NT$1,977 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Nijō Castle, Kyoto Tower, and Gion Corner. Sanjusangendo Temple and Toji Temple are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (266 reviews)

"All good. The gentleman who took us to the hotel by shuttle bus from the reservation office was so friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/23

RESI STAY Kumico Amaterrace
MIMARU KYOTO STATION
3 out of 5
15-1, Higashikujyo Higashisannocho, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$4,809 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto Tower and Higashi Honganji Temple. Sanjusangendo Temple and Toji Temple ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)

"Next to kyoto station. Very convenient."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/5

MIMARU KYOTO STATION
RESI STAY Imadegawa
3 out of 5
333-1 Benzaitencho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is NT$2,152 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Kyoto Imperial Palace and within 3 mi (5 km) of Nijō Castle and Ryōan-ji. Heian Shrine ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (160 reviews)

"We stayed at the one in Imadegawa. Close to subway and a Fresco Supermarket and a 7 eleven. The hotel was extremely clean and comfortable. Furthermore, the people at the registration desk and the driver that took us to the hotel were really helpful. Thank you. Will use it again in the future."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/15

RESI STAY Imadegawa
RESI STAY THE KYOTO
3 out of 5
308-2 Gakurin-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Nishihonganji Temple and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kyoto Tower and Shijo Omiya ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)

"The check-in desk is at a different location from the actual unit, so it's a little bit of a hassle, but the actual process was easy and the staff was nice and helpful. The unit has a small kitchen with a microwave, a hot plate and a washing machine. It also came with laundry soap. It was very quiet ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/7

RESI STAY THE KYOTO
RESI STAY OWAN Hanami
3 out of 5
306 Echigo Tsukinukecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is NT$2,140 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Nijō Castle and Kyoto International Manga Museum. Gion Corner and Kyoto Imperial ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (258 reviews)

"It was super cozy and clean. The places we went to we"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/8

RESI STAY OWAN Hanami
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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4-7-7 Nionohama, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$2,021 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (985 reviews)
Romantic stay in Biwako Lake

"Coze & romantic stay. Car pick up service offers the guests a convenient way to the station."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/13

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens
Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens
4 out of 5
23-1 Kayanoura, Otsu, Shiga-ken
4.3/5Excellent! (342 reviews)

"Disappointing for not having the room with a lake view"…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/31

Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens
APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉
APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉
3 out of 5
1-16-1 Ogaya, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$1,386 per night
3.8/5Good! (244 reviews)
APA is always a pleasant hotel to stay at!

"I’ve stayed at another APA hotel in Kyoto. The staff and rooms are always a wonderful accommodation with friendly staff, clean rooms and great amenities. They’re always gonna be a choice of mines."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/6

APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉
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Staying in an Apartment in Otsu

There are plenty of places to stay in Otsu with 37 accommodation options. Though there aren't many apartments, we can help you locate similar accommodation. When you search on Expedia, you can filter by amenities such as a kitchen— one of the conveniences often found in an apartment. Even filter by similar properties such as condos, holiday homes or cottages.

Take time to enjoy the lakeside and hot springs in this relaxing area. Take time to visit top sights in the region such as Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kiyomizu Temple.

When is the Best Time to Visit Otsu?

Though weather is just one aspect, it can impact your holiday, especially if you're planning for a longer stay. Since apartments often have more rigid cancellation policies, it might be good to familiarise yourself with these weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 16°C and nighttime temperatures average 1°C
  • April-June: 29°C is the daytime average and 7°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 33°C and nighttime averages are around 17°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 25°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1155 inches in a year

Must See in Otsu

Otsu is known for its lakeside and hot springs. Family-friendly attractions include Biwako Otsukan and Otsu City Science Museum, whereas Ogoto Onsen and Kyu Chikurinin Garden are a couple of great spots to enjoy the outdoors. You’ll find favourite places to visit like Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kiyomizu Temple in the larger area.

Otsu is also recognised for its:
  • Temples
  • Cultural attractions
  • Jogging trails

How to Get to Otsu and Around the Area

Fly into Osaka (ITM-Itami), which is located 33.6 mi (54.1 km) from the city centre. You can also search for flights into Kobe (UKB), which is 49.6 mi (79.9 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Otsu?
There are plenty of places to stay in Otsu with 61 hotels and other accommodations. Though there aren’t many apartments, we can help you search for similar accommodations. When you search on Expedia, you can use the filters to search for a kitchen— one of the conveniences often found in an apartment. You can even filter by similar property types like vacation homes, condos, or cabins. Take time to enjoy the lakeside and hot springs in this relaxing area. Biwako Valley Ski Resort and Lake Biwa are top sights to visit.
Are you thinking about an apartment for your stay?
An apartment is often more spacious than a traditional hotel room and includes a kitchen for convenient home-cooked meals. Apartments are ideal for families who want the conveniences of home but also for couples looking for something with a more local feel.
What's a favorite apartment I should consider for a stay in Otsu?
Listed below are some of the top apartments in the area to choose from: Seta terrace: Includes free WiFi and private balconies. Free parking and onsite laundry facilities are on site. MIMARU KYOTO STATION: Located 11.1 mi/17.9 km away in Kyoto. Free WiFi, sofa beds, and soaking bathtubs are included. Access to onsite laundry facilities is available on site. Stay SAKURA Kyoto Higashi Hongan-ji I: It’s situated in Kyoto, 10.9 mi/17.6 km away. Includes free WiFi and soaking bathtubs. Kyoto Four Sisters Residence: Located 10.2 mi/16.4 km away in Kyoto. Laundry facilities, free WiFi, and private balconies are included. Onsite parking and onsite laundry facilities are on site. RESI STAY Kumico Amaterrace: Located in Kyoto, 10.7 mi/17.3 km from Otsu. Includes free WiFi and soaking bathtubs. Onsite laundry facilities and a free area shuttle are on site.
What's the weather like in Otsu?
Though weather is just one consideration, it can impact your vacation, especially when planning a longer stay. The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual rainfall for Otsu is 45 inches.
What should I see and do in Otsu?
Otsu is known for its lakeside and hot springs. Cultural attractions include Biwako Hall and Otsu City Museum of History, whereas Lake Biwa and Lake Biwa Canal are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Biwako Valley Ski Resort and Ogoto Onsen.
What's the best way to get to and around Otsu?
Fly into Itami Airport (ITM), which is located 33.6 mi (54.1 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Kobe Airport (UKB), which is 49.6 mi (79.9 km) away. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Ogotoonsen station, Biwako-Hamaotsu Station, or Kamisakaemachi Station.