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Top 10 hotels in Kusatsu

Toyoko Inn Biwako-sen Minami-Kusatsu-eki Nishi-guchi
3 out of 5
1-4-12 Minamikusatsu, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga
$58
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
1.63 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (68 reviews)
Good

"Nice view, clean, convenient location, good service"…"

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Toyoko Inn Biwako-sen Minami-Kusatsu-eki Nishi-guchi
KUSATSU ESTOPIA HOTEL
3.5 out of 5
4-32 Nishiojicho, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga
$100
per night
Apr 7 - Apr 8
1.06 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (33 reviews)

"There was only one parking space left when I arrived at night time. Driving to the hotel was difficult as it's in a city with narrow roads and lots of people walking around and riding bikes. The staff were polite and spoke English. My room was clean and comfortable with air conditioning. Train station ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

KUSATSU ESTOPIA HOTEL
Super Hotel Shiga Kusatsu Kokudo Ichigo-zoi
1-20-19 Kusatsu, Kusatsu-shi, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga (prefecture)
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1.63 mi from city center
Super Hotel Shiga Kusatsu Kokudo Ichigo-zoi
Kusatsu Estopia Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4-32, Nishi Oji-Cho, Kusatsu-City,, Shiga, 525-0037, Japan, Shiga, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga (prefecture)
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1.07 mi from city center
Kusatsu Estopia Hotel
Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu
3.5 out of 5
1-27 Nishioji-cho, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga-ken
$54
per night
May 6 - May 7
1.18 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (391 reviews)
Nicely fancy and cosy!

"Everything was great, the breakfast buffé is recommended with it's varied selection of food, lots of different Japanese cuisine available, with an excellent, cosy morning mood together with it."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu
Urban Hotel Kusatsu
2.5 out of 5
4-31 Oji, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga-ken
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$69
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
1.24 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (111 reviews)

"A short walk brings you to the train station that connects to Kyoto. The hotel is quaint, clean, and appealing. The bed was a little uncomfortable, but that is the only complaint I have."…"

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018

Urban Hotel Kusatsu
Urban Hotel Minami Kusatsu
3 out of 5
1-1-5 Minami Kusatsu, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga-ken
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$64
per night
May 6 - May 7
1.54 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (283 reviews)
Fine business hotel near to Kusatsu station

"This hotel was built around 2013/2014 so it is in good shape & offers all the room conveniences of a modern Japanese hotel. Its buffet breakfast room is also a restaurant open to the public. The Japanese breakfast selection was excellent. Reception staff were polite & helpful. The hotel is very near ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

Urban Hotel Minami Kusatsu
HOTEL 21
3 out of 5
Wakatake-cho 7-10, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga
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$63
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
1.63 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"Big, clean, new washrooms and free parking near station."…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2019

HOTEL 21
Kusatsu Daiichi Hotel
3 out of 5
5-5 Wakatakecho, Kusatsu (Shiga)
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$117
per night
Apr 7 - Apr 8
1.66 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"コンビニ徒歩で行ける立地にあり便利です。 フロントスタッフの対応も満足ですが、私には枕が固めで 少々辛かったです。"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2019

Kusatsu Daiichi Hotel
Reiah Hotel Kusatsu
2.5 out of 5
Higashi-kusatsu 2-1-40, Kusatsu (Shiga), Shiga
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1.6 mi from city center
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Visiting Kusatsu

Visitors to Kusatsu are sure to enjoy the restaurants and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. Around the area, top sights include Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and Nijo Castle.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodations in Kusatsu
  • The closest major airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), 32.6 mi (52.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Kobe (UKB), 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kusatsu

Families come for attractions such as Miyano Onsen, Shiono Onsen, and Hirashofuku Onsen. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Aeon Mall Kusatsu is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Kusatsujuku Honjin and Tatiki Shrine.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Kusatsu. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu - This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a bar. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and room size.
  • Urban Hotel Minami Kusatsu - Our customers like the convenient parking and comfortable beds at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and parking.
  • HOTEL 21 - This 3-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a café.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Kiyomizu Temple, located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the heart of the city, and Kyoto Imperial Palace, which is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) away.

Getting Around Kusatsu

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Kusatsu Station or Minami-Kusatsu Station. Kusatsu may not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Kusatsu

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 61°F and the nighttime average to be 34°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • July through September averages 92°F during the day and 62°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 77°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Kusatsu is 45.47 inches
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 89°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kusatsu?
Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on traveler reviews include Urban Hotel Minami Kusatsu and HOTEL 21.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kusatsu, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Kusatsu.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kusatsu?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Kusatsu, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kusatsu?
Based on reviews, Urban Hotel Minami Kusatsu is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Kusatsu?
HOTEL 21 is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu and Urban Hotel Minami Kusatsu. Also attractions in the area like Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Aeon Mall Kusatsu?
Adjacent to Aeon Mall Kusatsu, Hotel Lotus Otsu - Adult only is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Biwako no Senmatsu and Hotel Atlantis Otsu - Adults Only.
What about the best place to stay close to Lake Biwa Museum?
One of the top choices for your stay is Biwako Grand Hotel, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Lake Biwa Museum, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free parking and a spa tub. Kyo Omi and Biwako Grand Hotel are a couple of other good options within 5 miles.
What is the best hotel near Kansai International Airport (KIX)?
Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 4 restaurants and free WiFi. It’s located a short 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Kansai Intl. Airport. Another good choice close to the airport is First Cabin Kansai-Airport, located just 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away.
What is staying in Kusatsu like?
Visitors to Kusatsu are sure to enjoy the restaurants and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. Kiyomizu Temple, Kawaramachi, and Nishiki Market are some of the top sights around the area. In Kusatsu, there are 11 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Kusatsu?
Notable city landmarks like Kusatsujuku Honjin and Tatiki Shrine might be worth a visit. The city’s natural beauty is on display at Lake Biwa, Yabasekihan Island Park, and Mizunomori Water Botanical Garden. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Aeon Mall Kusatsu is a favorite for retail therapy.
What's the best way to get around Kusatsu?
To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Kusatsu Station or Minami-Kusatsu Station. Kusatsu may not have many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.
What's the weather like in Kusatsu?
The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 89°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 35°F. Average annual rainfall for Kusatsu is 44.91 inches.

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