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Biwako Hotel, Otsu

4-star4 stars
2-40 Hama-MachiOtsuShiga-ken520-0041Japan

Lakefront hotel in Otsu with 4 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great room
Awesome vibe
Rather comfortable
Complaints about WiFi
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Biwako Hotel, Otsu

from $96
  • Standard Twin Room, Smoking
  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Luxury Floor "Aqua" Twin Room, Non Smoking 40m2
  • Luxury Floor "Aqua" Double Room, Non Smoking 30m2
  • Luxury Floor "Aqua" Twin Room, Non Smoking 33m2
  • Deluxe Floor Lumina Twin Room
  • Royal Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Deluxe Floor Lumina Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 171 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

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



  • Free train station pickup


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Hair salon
  • Wedding services
  • Rooftop terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Things to enjoy
  • Patio
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) and yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men and women areas.


SAI - This restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Garden - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

OHMI - This steakhouse specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

HOSHI - This restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves lunch and dinner.

Momoyama - Onsite bar.

Biwako Hotel, Otsu’s small print

Also known as

  • Biwako Hotel
  • Biwako Hotel Otsu
  • Biwako Otsu


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

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 2600 for adults and JPY 1300 for children (approximately)

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 Biwako Hotel, Otsu


  • Heart of Otsu
  • Lake Biwa (32-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Heian Shrine (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Gion Corner (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Higashi Honganji Temple (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Kyoto Tower (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) 47-min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) 89-min drive
  • Seta station 16-min drive
  • Ogoto onsen station 18-min drive
  • Kyoto Sanjo Station 22-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free train station pick-up

Biwako Hotel, Otsu

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