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Get an overview of this hotelLakefront Otsu hotel with a wedding chapel and 4 restaurants

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business centre
Grocery/convenience store
24-hour front desk

Lake Biwa

On the southern shore of Lake Biwa, this contemporary 530-room hotel adjoins the Convention Hall Ohmi. The property is 1 km (under 1 mile) from Biwako Hall, and 3 km (2 mi) from Otsu Station.

6 restaurants

At Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, the Sky Lounge features views of Lake Biwa from the 38th floor. The hotel provides Japanese, Chinese, and French restaurants, a Western buffet restaurant, and barbecues by the outdoor pool.

Premium cable TV

Guestrooms at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel offer flat-screen cable TVs with premium channels and pay movies. Free WiFi and refrigerators are provided, too.

Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 07 September 2017 to 31 March 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Front desk
  • Lobby
  • Select guestrooms
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests of Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel can take in views of Lake Biwa from the 38th-floor Sky Lounge, which serves afternoon tea and evening cocktails. Drinks are also available in the bright, spacious lobby lounge. The hotel features Japanese, Chinese, and French dining options, as well as an American-style buffet restaurant. Evening barbecues are offered by the seasonal outdoor pool overlooking the water.

A convention center is adjacent, and event facilities are available for meetings, banquets, and weddings. Free WiFi is provided, too. The hotel provides a wedding chapel with lake views, as well as a hair salon, coffee shop, souvenir shop, convenience store, and on-site bicycle rentals. This property also offers a concierge desk and multilingual staff.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of floors - 38 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 530 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1989 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Pay movies 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 

Where to Eat

Shimizu - Japanese cuisine with stunning views from the 36th floor. Open for lunch and dinner.

Lake View Dining Biona - Restaurant serving American cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Beaux Sejours French Restaurant - Located on the 38th floor, savor refined French dishes. Open for lunch and dinner.

Riho Chinese Restaurant - Authentic Cantonese dishes with a variety of choices at your fingertips. Open for lunch and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

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

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
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.

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 2500 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.

Hotel Name

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

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.

Green Program

For guests wishing to be environmentally friendly, the hotel participates in active environmental friendly practices. In lieu of a “no room cleaning” request, a JYP500 per person, per night credit for hotel facility-use will be issued.

Please contact hotel for more information.


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