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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

Star Rating
3.5 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.3 / 5Excellent
1,287 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Kiyomizu Temple
    13 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Nanzenji Temple
    15 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Mount Hiei
    22 min drive
  • Airport
    Osaka (ITM-Itami)
    54 min drive

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03-6743-6572
  • 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
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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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  • Renewal Lake Floor Twin Room (4 Guests)

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Renewal Twin Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

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

    Room Amenities

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

    Room Amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 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 Sky Floor Double Room (2 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Renewal Double Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

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

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details
  • Renewal Suite Twin Room(EIZAN Floor)

    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
    More details

About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel is in the historical district and on a lake. Heian Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Kyoto Racecourse or Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium.

Visit our Otsu travel guide

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Kiyomizu Temple - 13 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Heian Shrine - 14 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Yasaka Shrine - 14 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Nanzenji Temple - 15 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Mount Hiei - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Ishiyama Station - 8 min drive
  • Yamashina Station - 8 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 100 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
Along with 6 restaurants, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a business center, conference space, and a children's pool 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. Cable television is provided. 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.
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 6 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.
This 3.5-star property offers access to a business center and limo/town car service. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and concierge services. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel has designated areas for smoking.
An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Policies

Check-in

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

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.

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types at the property

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.
    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 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

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
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free area shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

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
  • 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

More

  • 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

Nearby things to do

Where to eat

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4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

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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

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

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

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

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