Biwako Hotel

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Hotel Overview

Biwako Hotel is a four star hotel with a relaxing lakeside view of Lake Biwa. Enjoy the many restaurants and dining options at this hotel, or relax in the on site hot springs. With so much to do at Biwako Hotel, it'll be a miracle if you ever leave the room.

Near by.......
-Honpukuji Temple
-Otsu City Museum of History
-Biwako Otsukan

4-star hotel with 4 restaurants and bars/lounges


Situated in Otsu, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Biwako Hall, Honpukuji Temple, and Biwako Canal Memorial Hall. Otsu Painting Museum and Onjoji Temple are also within 1 mi (2 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 rooms, 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.

Biwako Hotel

At your Hotel 

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 high-speed wireless Internet access.This hot springs hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite self parking is complimentary.
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFiAvailable in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

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

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
  • Hot springs on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Fine print of the Biwako Hotel


Check-in time starts at 2 PM Check-in time ends at Midnight


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Master Card, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, JCB

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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


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.

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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