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Otsu Prince Hotel

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7-7 Nionohama 4-chome, Otsu 520-8520, Shiga Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here at the beginning of Golden Week....hotel was very busy with many Chinese visitors and High School groups. Room was large with great views over Lake Biwa (20th floor) The mystery plan offered room only at a very reasonable cost but the room had a faint smell of smoke (maybe a smoking room as the booking was last minute)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to stay at this hotel last month due to the high prices of hotels in Kyoto. Initial impressions of the hotel were good. We had a room on the 34th floor, which I think was one of the better rooms. The room was very large and had a lovely view over the lake, however it was somewhat dated and... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel to visit Kyoto in the highest Cherry Blossom season (mid April) because all of my favorite hotels in Kyoto had already been fully booked even in November !! This Otsu Prince hotel has several good points to stay especially in the highest season. No.1: It is very convenient that they have a concierge in Kyoto... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first night in Japan, and was very happy with the size of the room, had difficulty with the air condition but otherwise the room was fine. Managed to find out how to override the japanese version of CNN and BBC news. There is a shuttle bus running on the hour to the train station and the hotel is within... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Basic room but clean and tidy and had seperate toilet bathroom. Good views as very tall building. Breakfast was good. All seemed to have the same so not much variety, and always only slightly warm. If you want a hot breakfast get an omelet freshly cooked. In the morning going down was a problem, as we were only on floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were lucky enough to get a corner room with a view of the lake and the city behind. It was beautiful just a shame we didn't get better weather to improve he visibility. Highly recommend level 17 corner room purely for the views! The hotel room was spacious and it was good having a separate shower and toilet when... More 

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed in this hotel because all hotels in Kyoto were fully booked. Our room was large and had a terrific view across the lake. If the weather had been nicer, we could have walked along the lake under the cherry blossoms. The bathroom was Japanese style with separate cubicles for the toilet and the deep bathtub. The shower was... More 

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Ruse, Bulgaria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Big comfy rooms, breathtaking view at BIWA lake, very good alternative for visiting Kyoto and the area. Its about 10-15 min. from Kyoto station. There are shuttle bus from Otsu station every half hour until 9PM. The only disadvantages was that the first shuttle bus was at 8.15 and not big enough to transport all the people, so couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It is like a cross between Toyoko Inn and a luxury hotel. It has many branches, service is impeccable and convenient. The place is huge! It has a huge lobby for a cafe, shops, wedding, piano recital and the front desk. There is a bell boy to help with our heavy luggage. Whew! They also provide luggage transport service from... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This hotel is situated near a lake. My room had a fantastic view over the lake. The rooms were very big. Breakfast and dinner buffet was of good quality.the hotel had a shuttle bus to transfer people to the train station.

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