Get an overview of this hotelLakefront hotel with 4 restaurants and bars/lounges

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi

Location

Located in the heart of Otsu, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Lake Biwa and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kiyomizu Temple and Heian Shrine. Sanjusangendo Temple and Gion Corner are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 4 restaurants, this hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a rooftop terrace. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, conference space, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 171 rooms provide free WiFi, patios, and TVs. Room service and safes are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Biwako Hotel features hot springs and a seasonal outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This hot springs hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Hair salon 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wedding services 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Hot springs on site 

Spa Services

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.

  • Indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) 
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) 
  • Yukata (Japanese robe) 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2376 for adults and JPY 1188 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Biwako Hotel
  • Biwako Hotel Otsu
  • Biwako Otsu

We should mention

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.


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