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Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking Lake View 40sqm
40 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite
60 square meters
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Royal Suite
100 square meters
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking Lake View 30sqm
30 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking Lake View 40sqm
40 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking Lake View 30sqm
30 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking Lake View 40sqm
40 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking Lake View 33sqm
33 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premium Luxury Twin Room with View Bath
42 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star lakefront hotel, walk to Lake Biwa

Popular property highlights

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 offer free WiFi, TVs, and safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 hot springs 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

Available in some public areas:

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Biwako Hotel offers 171 air-conditioned accommodations with safes. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Television
  • Toilet with electronic bidet

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.

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

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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 Names

  • 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.

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