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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
520-8520, Shiga-ken, Otsu, 4-7-7 Nionohama

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOtsu Kogan Nagisa Park19 min walk
  • Popular LocationBiwako Hall2 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Biwa Canal3 min drive
  • AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)46 min drive

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About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel is connected to the convention center. Notable landmarks in the area include Heian Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Miho Museum. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Otsu Kogan Nagisa Park - 19 min walk
  • Biwako Hall - 2 min drive
  • Lake Biwa Canal - 3 min drive
  • Philosopher's Walk - 15 min drive
  • Nanzenji Temple - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Biwako-Hamaotsu Station - 3 min drive
  • Keihan Yamashina - 8 min drive
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 88 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 – 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 boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and TVs. Other amenities available to guests include refrigerators, hydromassage showerheads, and electric kettles.
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel offers 529 accommodations with safes and slippers. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and hydromassage showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with toilets with an electronic bidet, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Otsu hotel provides 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (JPY 500 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free area shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 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 mall
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • 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
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated guestrooms - March 2018

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Electronic bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator

More

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

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property 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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

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 cooked-to-order 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 may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
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.
Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation.
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.

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

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 501 out of 975 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 372 out of 975 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 975 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 28 out of 975 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 975 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The scenery at this hotel was very beautiful. Right on the largest lake in Japan. We found the hotel, and especially the pool, very crowded.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Hotel was nice but there were many dust flying in the room bed was not good for sleep
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021