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3.5-star Otsu hotel connected to the convention center, walkable to Lake Biwa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Grocery/convenience store
24-hour front desk

Location

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Temple, and Kiyomizu Temple. Kyoto Tower and Nijō Castle are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

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 center, and conference space are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 529 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include in-room massages, hair dryers, and safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order 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.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

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 may be 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 cribs/infant beds

This property accepts credit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation.

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts credit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

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Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

Hotel Names

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

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from January 21 2021 to February 7 2021 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel features a seasonal outdoor pool and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 6 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a business center and limo/town car service. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and concierge services. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Shopping mall on site
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built - 1989
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Swimming pool
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 6
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Ballroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 529
  • Number of floors - 38
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Room Amenities

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel offers 529 accommodations with safes and slippers. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include toilets with an electronic bidet, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Otsu hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2018.

  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Toilet with electronic bidet
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Braille signage

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Shimizu Japnanese - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.

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

Beaux Sejours French Rest - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Riho Chinese Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Port NIO Lobby Lounge - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

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.

  • Bicycle rentals on site

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