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4.3 / 5Excellent
1,319 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Nanzenji Temple
    33 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Philosopher's Walk
    34 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Mount Hiei
    36 min drive
  • Airport
    Osaka (ITM-Itami)
    56 min drive

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02 7743 8472
  • Run of House (5:00PM IN, 10:00AM OUT) - Smoking Preferences Not Guaranteed

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 Double Bed
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  • Renewal Lake Floor Twin Room (4 Guests)

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Quadruple Room, Non Smoking (Renewal Japanese Modern)

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Renewal Suite, 2 Twin Beds (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Renewal Double Room (EIZAN Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Renewal Twin Room (EIZAN Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More details
  • Renewal Double Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Renewal Twin Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More details
  • Renewal Suite Twin Room(EIZAN Floor)

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Renewal Lake Floor Twin Room (4 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Renewal Twin Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More details
  • Renewal Sky Floor Double Room (2 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Renewal EIZAN Floor Double Room (2 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Renewal EIZAN Floor Twin Room (2 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel is in the historical district and on a lake. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Biwa and Philosopher's Walk. Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are also worth visiting.

Visit our Otsu travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Heian Shrine - 32 min drive
  • Nanzenji Temple - 33 min drive
  • Philosopher's Walk - 34 min drive
  • Mount Hiei - 36 min drive
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Ishiyama Station - 8 min drive
  • Yamashina Station - 8 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 99 min drive

Restaurants

  • Shimizu Japnanese – Restaurant offering Japanese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Lake View Dining Biona – Restaurant offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Beaux Sejours French Rest – Restaurant offering French cuisine. Serves dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Riho Chinese Restaurant – Restaurant offering Chinese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Port NIO Lobby Lounge – Coffee shop. Open daily.

About this property

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

Lakefront hotel connected to the convention center in Otsu with 6 restaurants
6 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and self parking are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, a business center, and conference space are onsite. All 529 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include in-room massages, hair dryers, and safes.
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel offers 529 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and slippers. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include toilets with an electronic bidet, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2018.
A children's pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Self parking: JPY 500 per day
Limited parking spaces
Free area shuttle
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: JPY 2600 for adults and JPY 900 for children
6 restaurants
1 bar

Things to do

Bicycle rentals
Children's pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Shopping

Family friendly

Children's pool
Dry cleaning service
Free area shuttle
Grocery/convenience store
Laundry facilities
Refrigerator
Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

Ballroom
Elevator
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Grocery/convenience store
Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter/bellhop
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
Japanese

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking

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Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

Electronic bidet
Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Towels

Entertainment

Cable channels
TV

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Refrigerator

More

Desk
In-room massage
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe
Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • Some room names indicate varying check-in and check-out times, which override standard check-in and check-out hours.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

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 900 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: JPY 500 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Use of the outdoor seasonal pool incurs a surcharge of JPY 1,000 per adult and JPY 500 per child. Deck chair use is JPY 1,000 per table. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
For the comfort of guests using the public bathing areas and other public facilities, this property does not permit guests with tattoos to use the facilities. For more details, please contact the property using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from August to August. Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.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.

Property is also known as

  • Hotel Otsu
  • Otsu Hotel
  • Otsu Prince
  • Lake Biwa Prince Hotel
  • Lake Biwa Otsu Prince
  • Prince Otsu
  • Prince Otsu Hotel
  • Lake Biwa Prince
  • Otsu Prince Hotel
  • Prince Hotel Otsu
  • Biwako Otsu Prince Hotel
  • Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel Otsu
  • Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel Otsu
  • Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel Hotel
  • Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel Hotel Otsu
4.3

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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
105
2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

It’s a very noise room. Guests keep running in the next room till midnight. We can’t have a good sleep.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This hotel is located in front of the lake, so the view is good. The space of the room is large enough too.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great value for money, very nice lake view. Free shuttle to station, very convenient.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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