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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4-7-7 Nionohama, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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The price is ¥9,603 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
9.49 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel
APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉
3 out of 5
1-16-1 Ogaya, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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The price is ¥4,455 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
11.33 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (275 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 Feb 6, 2020

APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉
Biwako Ryokusuitei
3.5 out of 5
6-1-6 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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The price is ¥19,218 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
1.72 km from city center
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 Dec 31, 2019

Biwako Ryokusuitei
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Biwako Mastunoura Bettei
3 out of 5
711-1 Arakawa, Otsu, Shiga
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13.4 km from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
愛犬との旅行

"お料理 サービス全て良かったです。 是非リピします。 満足度100点"…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2020

Biwako Mastunoura Bettei
Hotel Tetora Otsu Kyoto
3 out of 5
1-1-1, Osaka, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥5,124 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
10.34 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (54 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Hotel Tetora Otsu Kyoto
Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens
4 out of 5
23-1 Kayanoura, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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11 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (342 reviews)

"Disappointing for not having the room with a lake view"…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens
Hotel Atlantis Otsu - Adults Only
3.5 out of 5
7-3270-6 Biwako, Otsu, Shiga
The price is ¥6,823 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
10.35 km from city center
3.7/5Good! (10 reviews)

"ルームサービスも迅速でいつも快適に過ごせます。"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Hotel Atlantis Otsu - Adults Only
J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel
1 out of 5
931-1 Kitahira, Otsu, Shiga
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The price is ¥6,364 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
16.02 km from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Nice place

"The room and restroom are clean.good service!thanks"…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel
Biwako Hanakaido
3.5 out of 5
1-3 1-Chome, Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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The price is ¥34,200 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
1.83 km from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (117 reviews)

"It is a beautiful resort, with an aged but quaint look and feel. There is a private spa which can be booked so your group of friends can share a bath. Food is very exquisite, and traditional Japanese ryokan style."…"

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Biwako Hanakaido
Reiah Hotel Otsu Ishiyama
3 out of 5
9-21 Awazucho, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥5,364 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
12.13 km from city center
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 Apr 15, 2018

Reiah Hotel Otsu Ishiyama
The Gran Resort Ohmimaiko
3 out of 5
1454, Minamikomatsu,, Otsu, Shiga
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥10,091 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
17.14 km from city center
The Gran Resort Ohmimaiko
Satoyu Mukashibanashi Yuzanso Ryokan
3.5 out of 5
1-9-28 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥24,000 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
1.89 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (220 reviews)

"The spring water is not satisfying, Seems like it is not a pure one ."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Satoyu Mukashibanashi Yuzanso Ryokan
Yumotokan
3.5 out of 5
2-30-7 Noka, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥29,600 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
1.84 km from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (532 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Yumotokan
Biwako Hotel
4 out of 5
2-40 Hama-Machi, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥18,529 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
9.54 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (413 reviews)

"Most of the hotel services are suspended. No shuttle bus, no luggage delivery, no pool, most of the restaurants and bar at the hotel are closed... Room and view beautiful but not worth the price when there is zero service. Staff was not terribly helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Biwako Hotel
Hotel Lotus Otsu  - Adult only
3 out of 5
7-1-15, Otsu, Shiga
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The price is ¥6,823 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
10.34 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (50 reviews)

"Staff was very rude"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Hotel Lotus Otsu - Adult only
Biwako Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
6-5-1 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
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1.43 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (14 reviews)
Traditional hot spring hotel

"You got everything you need in the hotel. Nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2018

Biwako Grand Hotel
Dantoukan Kikunoya
3.5 out of 5
6-1-29 Ogoto, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥18,000 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
1.64 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (103 reviews)
relaxing

"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 Dec 19, 2018

Dantoukan Kikunoya
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 ¥6,612 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
9.66 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (20 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 Apr 17, 2017

Guest House HANA – Hostel
Hotel Luna Otsu
2.5 out of 5
7-1-20, Ogaya, Otsu, Shiga
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The price is ¥6,823 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
10.33 km from city center
Hotel Luna Otsu
Yunoyado Komorebi
3.5 out of 5
2 Chome-30-1 Noka, Otsu, Shiga-ken
The price is ¥21,073 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
1.76 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)
Meh

"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 Oct 25, 2019

Yunoyado Komorebi
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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Otsu?
Inase Otsu Machiya Bed & Breakfast is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel is a short 6-minute walk from Lake Biwa, and it offers free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Reviews from our site also recommend Biwako Hotel and J-Hoppers Lake Biwa Guesthouse - Hostel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Otsu, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in Otsu.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Otsu?
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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Otsu?
Based on reviews, APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉 is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Toyoko Inn Kyoto Biwako Otsu and Guesthouse AN.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Otsu?
Biwako Grand Hotel is a top 3.5-star ryokan on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options to stay with the kids include Hotel Biwako Cerisaie and Onsen Hotel Holiday Afternoon. Attractions like Biwako Otsukan and Otsu City Science Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What are some accommodations with pools in Otsu?
Biwako Grand Hotel is a popular 3.5-star ryokan featuring a pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Biwako Hira Hotel and Satoyu Mukashibanashi Yuzanso Ryokan.
What is the best spa hotel in Otsu?
Hotel Tetora Otsu Kyoto is a highly recommended spa hotel with a restaurant. In-room massages are also available. Other popular spa hotels in Otsu include Ogotoso and Biwako Grand Hotel.
What is the best hotel near Kansai International Airport (KIX)?
Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 4 restaurants and free WiFi. It’s located a short 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Kansai Intl. Airport. Another good choice close to the airport is First Cabin Kansai-Airport, located just 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away.
How is it to stay in Otsu?
Visitors to Otsu are sure to enjoy the lakeside setting and hot springs. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its temples. Top sights in the city include Biwako Valley Ski Resort, Lake Biwa, and Ogoto Onsen. In Otsu, there are 69 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What is there to see in Otsu?
Cultural venues include Biwako Hall, Otsu City Museum of History, and Otsu City Science Museum. Landmarks like Enryakuji Temple, Ishiyamadera Temple, and Biwako Canal Memorial Hall might be worth a visit. The lakeside and hot springs highlight the natural beauty with places to discover including Lake Biwa, Ogoto Onsen, and Lake Biwa Canal.
What's the best way to get around Otsu?
If you’d like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Ogotoonsen station, Biwako-Hamaotsu Station, or Kamisakaemachi Station. Otsu might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the weather like in Otsu?
The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual precipitation for Otsu is 45 inches.

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