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3.5 out of 5
2-30-7 Noka, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$7,448 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.6/5Exceptional! (531 reviews)

"The open air Onsen is excellent, the hotel shuttle service and hotel staff are also outstanding."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/22

Guesthouse AN
2.5 out of 5
2-10-35 Nakasho, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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4.6/5Wonderful! (18 reviews)

"beutifull place with Japanese tradition. I can refresh my breath."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/31

Guesthouse AN
Biwako Hotel
4 out of 5
2-40 Hama-Machi, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$4,371 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.5/5Wonderful! (410 reviews)

"Absolutely best breakfast of my life! The range of choice was insane! It was my first Japanese breakfast :)"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/26

Biwako Hotel
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Yunoyado Komorebi
3.5 out of 5
2 Chome-30-1 Noka, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$5,687 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)

"overall experience was ok. It was a cool experience and only that. The room looked cool but it was dusty. The bathroom smelled like pee was soaked into the wooden floors. The a/c was a bit musty. There was no beef that was promised on the website. The Japanese dinner and breakfast consisted of fish ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/25

Yunoyado Komorebi
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4-7-7 Nionohama, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$2,230 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.4/5Excellent! (1,004 reviews)

"Great service and consideration regarding Corona restrictions."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/28

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
Dantoukan Kikunoya
3.5 out of 5
6-1-29 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$4,857 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.3/5Excellent! (103 reviews)

"great place to relax and enjoy the onsen. good and helpful staff. far from train station however they do provide shuttle service, you just need to call the hotel to arrange for it. not much around the area for shopping though,"…"

Reviewed on 2018/12/19

Dantoukan Kikunoya
Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens
4 out of 5
23-1 Kayanoura, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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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
Biwako Ryokusuitei
3.5 out of 5
6-1-6 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$5,186 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
4.2/5Excellent! (224 reviews)

"Other than the toilet design being a bit dated, everything else was great. Kudos to staff's attention to details even though most of them were not conversant in English."…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/31

Biwako Ryokusuitei
Reiah Hotel Otsu Ishiyama
3 out of 5
9-21 Awazucho, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$1,447 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.9/5Very Good! (70 reviews)
Nice and comfortable hotel really close to Kyoto

"Finding an hotel in Kyoto in the Sakura season is challenging, besides expensive. The Reiah Hotel at Otsu turned out a great option, is not just nice and comfortable, it also has a good price and is only a block away from the JR Station, it takes like 20 mins to get to the Kyoto Station."…"

Reviewed on 2018/4/15

Reiah Hotel Otsu Ishiyama
3 out of 5
1-16-1 Ogaya, Otsu, Shiga-ken
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,202 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.9/5Good! (274 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

Hotel Tetora Otsu Kyoto
3 out of 5
1-1-1, Osaka, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is NT$1,517 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.9/5Good! (54 reviews)

"The staff is very accomodating. But I think having their own parking area is much better :)"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/24

Hotel Tetora Otsu Kyoto
Guest House HANA – Hostel
1 out of 5
1-2-3 Hamaotsu, 2F Seiryukaikan, Otsu, Shiga
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,784 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.8/5Good! (19 reviews)
A basic room that worth the price

"A small room with a door suitable for dwarfs. A kind staff and good service. A very good location."…"

Reviewed on 2017/4/17

Guest House HANA – Hostel
Ayaha Lakeside Hotel
3 out of 5
3-2-25 Nionohama, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Otsu?
A visit to the significant historical sites in Otsu is probably number one on your sightseeing itinerary. You can check out the lakeside and hot springs during your visit.
What's the best hotel in Otsu to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Guest House HANA – Hostel is a top property for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre is a short 12-minute drive away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Biwako Hotel and Hotel Biwako Cerisaie.
How many historical hotels are there in Otsu?
In Otsu, there are 65 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 33 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Otsu?
Otsu is notable for landmarks like Enryakuji Temple, Ishiyamadera Temple, and Biwako Canal Memorial Hall. Cultural venues include Biwako Hall, Otsu City Museum of History, and Otsu City Science Museum. Other popular sights include Biwako Valley Ski Resort and Lake Biwa.
What is a historic hotel like in Otsu?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two in a place that has an official historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Otsu, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel tends to be what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Otsu have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the normal amenities found in most hotels will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Otsu, you won’t be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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