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Deluxe Twin Room [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (40sqm)
40 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Junior Suite [Luxury Floor Access]
66 square meters
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Royal Suite [Luxury Floor Access]
100 square meters
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Twin Room [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (33sqm)
33 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Floor Double Room [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (30sqm)
30 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Floor Twin Room [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 [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (30sqm)
30 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Floor Twin Room [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (33sqm)
33 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premier Luxury [Twin Room Non-Smoking] - Lake View (42sqm)
42 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Twin Room [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (33sqm)
square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Twin Room [Non-Smoking] - Lake View (40sqm)
40 square meters
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star lakefront hotel, walk to Lake Biwa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

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 WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, conference space, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

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

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. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

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

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Free train station pickup
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machine
  • Total number of rooms - 171
  • One meeting room
  • Wedding services
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free bottled water
  • Television
  • Desk
  • Toilet with electronic bidet
  • Balcony
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)

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.

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.

Debit cards not accepted

Union Pay

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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

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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