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Discover well-known properties in Lake Biwa that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 6,384 hotels in Lake Biwa and price data was last updated on 12 April 2024. The average price for a hotel in Lake Biwa is .
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2-40 Hama-Machi, Ōtsu, Japan
Biwako Hotel provides 4-star accommodation in Otsu. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a sauna.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.6
Excellent
863 reviews
Location
1.1 km from city centre
2-1-28 Nagara, Ōtsu, Japan
Toyoko Inn Kyoto Biwako Otsu provides 3-star accommodation in Otsu. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, massage services and a beauty centre.
Free Wi-Fi
7.3
Good
450 reviews
Location
1.0 km from city centre
6-1-6 Ogoto, Ōtsu, Japan
Featuring a Jacuzzi, Biwako Ryokusuitei is situated in Otsu and offers comfortable accommodation. It boasts views of Lake Biwa and provides a variety of facilities, including a free shuttle service, massage services and complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.8
Excellent
805 reviews
Location
10.0 km from city centre
1-16-1 Ogaya, Ōtsu, Japan
APA Hotel Biwako Seta-Ekimae provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Otsu. It offers free wireless internet in public areas, a 24-hour reception and massages.
Free Wi-Fi
7.6
Good
1414 reviews
Location
5.6 km from city centre
1-3 1-Chome, Ogoto, Ōtsu, Japan
Located under a 20-minute walk from Ogoto-onsen Station, Biwako Hanakaido offers guests an ideal base when in Otsu. It also provides meeting rooms, massage services and a sauna.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
217 reviews
Location
10.2 km from city centre
2-30-7 Noka, Ōtsu, Japan
Opened in 1912, Yumotokan is situated in Otsu and offers a free shuttle service, a Jacuzzi and a sauna. Featuring views of Lake Biwa and Ogoto Onsen Kanko Park, it also provides a wide range of amenities, including free Wi-Fi, massage services and meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
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9.1
Excellent
1086 reviews
Location
10.1 km from city centre
1-3-11, Ogaya, Ōtsu, Japan
Located just a short walk from Seta Station, Smile Hotel Otsu Seta offers guests an ideal base when visiting Otsu. It also offers massage services, a beauty centre and meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
292 reviews
Location
5.6 km from city centre
18-7 Ekihigashi-Cho, Hikone, Japan
Situated under a 20-minute walk from Hikone-Serikawa Station, the hotel provides guests with a convenient base while in Hikone. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
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7.8
Good
1447 reviews
Location
0.2 km from city centre

Top-rated Lake Biwa hotels

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4-7-7 Nionohama, Ōtsu, Japan
2.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$92
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38 Oshima-Cho, Nagahama, Japan
0.6 km from city centre
Airport shuttle
$86
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Cheapest hotels in Lake Biwa

Discover affordable stays in Lake Biwa that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Lake Biwa can be found for as low as $29 per night. There is currently one property in Lake Biwa that can be booked for this price. Calendar Hotel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Lake Biwa. Price data was last updated on 12 April 2024
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Kasuga-Cho 1-3, Ōtsu, Japan
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$29
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Takaki-Cho 1481, Ōmihachiman, Japan
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$51
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304, Makinocho Nakasho, Takashima, Japan
4.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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Air conditioning
$58
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9-21 Awazucho, Ōtsu, Japan
3.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$67
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111-3 Higashinonami-Cho, Hikone, Japan
2.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$70
Avg. per night
8, Maibara-Nishi, Maibara, Japan
0.4 km from city centre
$74
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514-1 Takakai-Cho, Ōmihachiman, Japan
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$74
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7-1-15, Ōtsu, Japan
4.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$77
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Lake Biwa

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2-40 Hama-Machi, Ōtsu, Japan

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15 Ivory Lane, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$135
Avg. per night
191 Brunswick Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
1.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$207
Avg. per night
Singerstrasse 21/25, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$309
Avg. per night
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$46
Avg. per night
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$41
Avg. per night
562 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$49
Avg. per night
13 Wasa Wasa Road, Nadi, Fiji
4.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$23
Avg. per night
144-154 Anderson Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$288
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Lake Biwa

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About Lake Biwa

Located just outside Kyoto, Lake Biwa is a sprawling freshwater lake dating back more than four million years. This impressive natural attraction has a diverse ecosystem, housing more than 1,000 species, including 46 native fish species and more than 500 types of water birds. You can also discover a unique archaeological site at Lake Biwa, the Awazu site, which showcases traditions from the ancient Jomon period.

The shores of Lake Biwa reveal a wealth of notable attractions, including the 17th-century Hikone Castle, which dates back to the Edo period and is one of the most important historical structures in Shiga. On the opposite side of the lake sits Shirahige Shrine, which is dedicated to Sarutahiko Okami.

Don’t forget to venture to Chikubu Island, a small island in the north of Lake Biwa where you can see the circa-420 AD Tsukubusuma Shrine and the Karamon gate, a National Treasure of Japan. Need to relax? Head to Nagahama Taiko Hot Spring, which lets you soak weary muscles while looking out over Lake Biwa.

Getting there

The southern edge of Lake Biwa is about 40 minutes from Kyoto via the Tozai Line to Biwako-Hamaotsu Station. You can use the reliable train system to travel around the entirety of Lake Biwa.

Facts about staying in Lake Biwa

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Lake Biwa to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 12 April 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in Lake Biwa?

    Users favour staying in areas such as Kyoto, Ōtsu, and Hikone. Consider these locations when searching for your desired stay.

  • What are the best hotels in Lake Biwa?

    Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel, rated with a score of 8.3 from 3,928 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Lake Biwa. Other top stays include Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel, with an average rating of 7.9 from 225 reviewers, and Apa Hotel Biwako Seta-Ekimae, with a score of 7.6 from 1,414 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Gion?

    With a rating of 8.4/10 from 2,124 reviews, Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi is a hotel close to Gion that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Lake Biwa near Kyoto Station?

    Hotel Granvia Kyoto is the hotel close to Kyoto Station that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 3,584 reviews rating it at 8.9/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Kawaramachi Railway Station?

    If you’re planning to stay near Kawaramachi Railway Station, you should consider Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi, which has a score of 8.4 from 2,124 reviews.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Lake Biwa?

    Gion, Kyoto Station, and Kawaramachi Railway Station are the most popular landmarks in Lake Biwa according to our data. You can experience Gion if you plan to visit Kyoto. You can visit Kyoto Station if you stay in Kyoto. Kawaramachi Railway Station is accessible while staying in Kyoto.

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