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Get an overview of this hotel 4-star lakefront hotel, walk to Lake Biwa

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Free self parking

Location

Located in the heart of Otsu, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Biwako Hall and Lake Biwa. Biwako Otsukan is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with 4 restaurants, this hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a rooftop terrace. Free self parking and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, conference space, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 171 rooms provide free WiFi, balconies, and TVs. Guests will also find safes and desks.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Biwako Hotel features hot springs and a seasonal outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges.

This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Hair salon 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Wedding services 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Toilet with electronic bidet 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

SAI - This restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Garden - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

OHMI - This steakhouse specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

HOSHI - This restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves lunch and dinner.

Momoyama - Onsite bar.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Hot springs on site 

Spa Services

Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men and women areas.

  • Indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) 
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) 
  • Yukata (Japanese robe) 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Children age 0-3 stay free only when sharing a bed with an adult and using existing bedding. Meals are not included in the room rate for children who stay free. For details, contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Union Pay

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2600 for adults and JPY 1300 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Biwako Hotel
  • Biwako Hotel Otsu
  • Biwako Otsu
  • Biwako

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

This is an Expedia Rate property.

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