Hotels in Otsu, Japan

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Otsu overview

Nature lovers can visit Lake Biwa and Ojigaoka Park while in Otsu. While you're here, stop by Izu Shrine and Kyu Chikurinin Garden. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Otsu.

Where to stay in Otsu

A welcoming city, Otsu has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 27 hotels in Otsu and you can shop as many as 1221 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 70%. Our room prices start at 10 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Otsu as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 150 USD per night
  • • 191 4-star hotels from 93 USD per night
  • • 705 3-star hotels from 48 USD per night
  • • 75 2-star hotels from 13 USD per night

How to get to Otsu

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 33.6 mi (54.1 km) from downtown Otsu. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 49.6 mi (79.9 km) away.

What to see around Otsu

Known for its attractions including:
  • • Biwako Otsukan
  • • Otsu City Science Museum
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Kyu Chikurinin Garden
  • • Lake Biwa
  • • Ojigaoka Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Izu Shrine
  • • Hiyoshi Taisha
  • • Kanda Shrine
  • • Enryakuji Temple
  • • Biwako Hall

When to visit Otsu

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 61°F day, 34°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 45°F night
  • • July-September: 92°F day, 62°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.59 inches
  • • April-June: 12.09 inches
  • • July-September: 13.50 inches
  • • October-December: 9.45 inches