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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, Otsu

3.5-star3.5 stars
4-7-7 NionohamaOtsuShiga-ken520-8520Japan

3.5-star hotel in Otsu with 6 restaurants, outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
Rather comfortable
Great room
Great location
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, Otsu

from $117
  • Twin Room (Sky Floor: 21F-30F)
  • Double Room (Sky Floor: 31F, 32F, 35F)
  • Run of House (5:00PM IN, 10:00AM OUT) - Smoking Preferences Not Guaranteed
  • Suite, 2 Twin Beds (Sky Floor: 21F-30F)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Sky Floor: 31-32F, 35F)
  • Twin Room (EIZAN Floor: 33F)
  • Double Room (EIZAN Floor: 34F)
  • Renewal Lake Floor Twin Room (4 Guests)
  • Renewal Japanese Modern Room (4 Guests)
  • Renewal Suite, 2 Twin Beds (Sky Floor), Non Smoking
  • Renewal Double Room (EIZAN Floor), Non Smoking
  • Renewal Twin Room (EIZAN Floor), Non Smoking
  • Renewal Double Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking
  • Renewal Twin Room (Sky Floor), Non Smoking
  • Renewal Suite Twin Room(EIZAN Floor)
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At a glance

Key facts

  • This hotel has 530 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 38 floors
  • Staff speak English


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *


  • Free area shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 6 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Children's pool
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 9
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff (English spoken)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1989
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Shimizu - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Lake View Dining Biona - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Beaux Sejours French Rest - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine. Open daily.

Riho Chinese Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine. Open daily.

Châtelaine Lobby Lounge - Onsite lobby lounge. Open daily.

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, Otsu’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Otsu
  • Prince Hotel Otsu
  • Biwako Otsu Prince Hotel
  • Otsu Hotel
  • Otsu Prince
  • Lake Biwa Prince Hotel
  • Lake Biwa Otsu Prince
  • Prince Otsu
  • Prince Otsu Hotel
  • Lake Biwa Prince
  • Otsu Prince Hotel


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 office 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 office 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 office using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

Optional extras

Self parking costs JPY 500 per day with in/out privileges

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 2500 for adults and JPY 900 for children (approximately)

Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, Otsu


  • Aeon Mall Kusatsu (31-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Heian Shrine (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Lake Biwa (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Shiga Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Daigoji Temple (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) 53-min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) 92-min drive
  • Seta station 10-min drive
  • Ogoto onsen station 26-min drive
  • Kyoto Takeda Station 29-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking
  • Free area shuttle

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, Otsu

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