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Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel

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On the shores of Lake Biwa, in the heart of the Japanese archipelago, stands the 38-story Otsu Prince Hotel, one of the largest conference venues in Japan. Each guest room offers an unparalleled view of the lake and the surrounding hills. Since it is only 10 minutes from Kyoto Station, the hotel is also an ideal base for sightseeing in Shiga and Kyoto. With its convenient location, beautiful setting and attentive service, the Otsu Prince Hotel is the perfect choice for business meetings, as well as a relaxing vacation.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Otsu and this hotel is fabulous. With an amazingly beautiful Lake Biwa in the front, we couldn't have asked for anything more. Each room has a stunning view (the higher the floor the better the view). And it's so close to Kyoto - just 10...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long day on our tour we arrived at this great hotel , for a two night stay. With a room over looking the Lake Biwa and all the activities around it. .Our tour group decided to have a pre dinner drink in the...More

Response from OtsuPH, お客様担当マネージャー at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Peter S, Thank you for recent staying at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel and posting your feedback at Tripadvisor. We apologize for being confused during your stay because of the lack of the information and . We checked with regular bartender as we...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Definitely you will have nice view as all the guest rooms face Lake Biwa and it is the only tall building in the area, serving both locals and foreigners, no matter individual or tour groups. Right below in front of the Hotel is a park...More

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Response from OtsuPH, お客様担当マネージャー at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince HotelResponded 30 October 2018

Dear Ms. Bkpkwok Thank you for your recent stay and posting your feedback on tripavisor. It is pleased to hear you liked the view, room size, location, and great to hear that you thoughts our staff pleasant and helpful. We completed all rooms refurblished last...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in the hotel and liked the location a lot. It is situated along a promenade to Lake Biwa. No shops but a good place for a walk. The trainstation of Keihan is 10 min by foot and from the JR...More

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Response from OtsuPH, お客様担当マネージャー at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince HotelResponded 5 October 2018

Dear Stefan W sama Thank you for using Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel. It was wonderful to hear stories such as staff assistance, location, shuttle bus service and guest room. The largest lakeside is popular among biker and there are some sightseeing spot around. We...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the train station in Otsu, outside the north exit across the street there is a shuttle bus going directly to the hotel, every half hour. Friendly staff, has some stores in and around it, and the view from the room was stunning!...More

Thank Robin S
Response from OtsuPH, お客様担当マネージャー at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince HotelResponded 5 October 2018

Dear Robin S sama Thank you for using Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel. It was appreciate to tell us that you like our friendly staff, stores in and around and room and view. The change of view from windows by the season makes our guests...More

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28 September 2018|
Response from MariaM45672014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is shuttle bus to the Otsu station. I think the bus schedule is on their website or you can email them direct.
28 September 2018|
Response from Elchimera | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. It was within walking distance.
Johnny W
22 September 2016|
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Response from SinYiAlfeeH | Reviewed this property |
Hotel guests are free to use their parking lot, just in front of the hotel. Just get the parking ticket when turn in but make sure to get the free parking arrangement at the counter right away. Then you could use the same... More
Room Tips
"Off season is quieter."
23 Apr 2018
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"rooms alosed to the elevator is better"
05 Nov 2017
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"The Skyfloor rooms are larger and have separate toilet and bathrooms. Our corner suite also had a separate..."
22 Sep 2017
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"Rooms closest to elevators are the best"
09 Sep 2017
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US$94 - US$1 067 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureOtsu
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