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Overview of Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

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4.3 / 5Excellent
1,389 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

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What's nearby

Popular LocationNanzenji Temple33 min drive
Popular LocationPhilosopher's Walk34 min drive
Popular LocationMount Hiei43 min drive
AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)56 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

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

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

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal Lake Floor Twin Room (4 Guests)

    Room amenities

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

    Quadruple Room, Non Smoking (Renewal Japanese Modern)

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal Suite, 2 Twin Beds (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room amenities

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

    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

    Renewal Twin Room (EIZAN Floor), Non Smoking

    Room amenities

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

    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

    Renewal Twin Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal Suite Twin Room(EIZAN Floor)

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal Lake Floor Twin Room (4 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal Twin Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal Sky Floor Double Room (2 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room amenities

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

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

    Room amenities

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

    Renewal EIZAN Floor Twin Room (2 Guests) Check-in:5pm, Check-out:10am

    Room amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area

Otsu

Located in Otsu, Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel is in the historical district and on the waterfront. 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.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Heian Shrine - 32 min drive
  • Nanzenji Temple - 33 min drive
  • Philosopher's Walk - 34 min drive
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 39 min drive
  • Mount Hiei - 43 min drive

Getting around

  • Biwako-Hamaotsu Station - 3 min drive
  • Keihan Yamashina - 8 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 99 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • 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.

About this property

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

Lakefront hotel connected to the convention centre 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 centre and conference space are on-site. All 529 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include in-room massages, hairdryers and safes.
Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel offers 529 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary slippers. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include toilets with an electronic bidet, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. 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 public transport

Self parking: JPY 500 per day
Limited parking spaces
Free local 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

Bike hire
Children's pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Shopping

Family friendly

Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Free local area shuttle
Corner/local shop
Laundry facilities
Fridge
Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

Ballroom
Lift
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Corner/local shop
Newspapers in reception

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

English
Japanese

Business services

Business centre
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.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
Wheelchairs available on site

More

Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

Electronic bidet
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Towels

Entertainment

TV channels
TV

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Fridge

More

Desk
In-room massage
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Laptop-friendly workspace
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. 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.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed from 04 March 2020 to 24 April 2020, and from 04 March 2020 to 31 March 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

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 the 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 cots/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.

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, accommodation proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Property is also known as

  • Biwako Prince Hotel
  • Otsu Prince
  • Biwako Otsu Prince
  • Biwako Prince
  • Lake Biwa Prince Hotel
  • Lake Biwa Otsu Prince
  • Lake Biwa Prince
  • Prince Hotel Otsu
  • Otsu Prince Hotel
  • Otsu Prince Hotel
  • 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
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.3

Excellent

5 - Excellent
656
4 - Good
581
3 - Okay
108
2 - Mediocre
33
1 - Poor
11
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

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

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

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019