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Hotel Blue Lake Otsu

1-4-12 Hamaotsu, Otsu 520-0047 Shiga Prefecture
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#36 of 49 hotels in Otsu

See why so many travelers make Hotel Blue Lake Otsu their hotel of choice when visiting Otsu. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Rooms at Hotel Blue Lake Otsu provide air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

Need a place to park? Parking is available at Hotel Blue Lake Otsu.

While staying at Hotel Blue Lake Otsu, visitors can check out Okuhiei Driveway (0.3 mi) and Nagara Shrine (0.5 mi), some of Otsu's top attractions.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Otsu's popular yakitori restaurants such as Torikoan, Tori Notoriko, and Torikou Main Store, all a short distance from Hotel Blue Lake Otsu.

If you’re looking for something to do, Onjo-ji Temple (0.7 mi), Otsu Lakeside Nagisa Park (0.3 mi), and Lake Biwa Sosui-no Sakura (0.5 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Hotel Blue Lake Otsu.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Hotel Blue Lake Otsu as you experience all of the things Otsu has to offer.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Non-smoking hotel
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Ruby T wrote a review Apr 2017
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The price was higher than other hotels in the area (like Toyoko Inn). The wifi connection was bad and it was absolutely freezng but mostly just cold in my room. Paid 2000 yen for breakfast which was pretty bad.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Traveled with family
Adam H wrote a review Jan 2013
White Bear Lake, Minnesota64 contributions39 helpful votes
Stayed in this hotel for a week expending a standard business style Japanese hotel and was happy with the accomodations. As expected, the room is very simple. We had a double room, which meant we got an American-style bathroom (at least some of the single rooms have the traditional japanese bathroom with the small square tub). Unfortunately only rooms with two twin beds were available, which wasn't too great if you are travelling with your significant other! I'm not sure if they have other rooms with large beds, but it didn't seem like it. Rooms did not have wireless, but they did have complementary plug in internet (so make sure you have an ethernet adapter). The internet was very spotty and at certain times of the day and night it would just not work (in the whole building it seemed). It would always start working again eventually, but somewhat annoying. We never used the restaurant, as meals were not included, so can't comment on that. Staff at the front counter were helpful and could speak enough English to help us with any of our questions. The hotel itself is located close to a shopping center (attached to the much larger Biwako Hotel) and there are some unremarkable restaurants along the lake shore. The train station is walkable if you don't have a lot of luggage and there are lots of authentic izakaya and yakitoris along the many side streets between the hotel and the train station. Overall we were happy with the hotel, as it was what we expected from the relatively low cost.
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Date of stay: July 2012
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
klar10 wrote a review Jul 2012
Sweden22 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed for 4 nights and were not particularly pleased about it. The hotel is located just next to a rail road, and the rooms are quite dated. When opening the drawers a distinct smell of mould appeared. Having said that, it was clean and beds comfortable. Stay here only if you are in need of a budget accommodation and speak Japanese.
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Date of stay: July 2012
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Trip type: Traveled on business
$59 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiShiga PrefectureOtsu
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Blue Lake Otsu
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Blue Lake Otsu?
Nearby attractions include Otsu Lakeside Nagisa Park (0.3 miles), Otsu Festival Hikiyama Exhibition Pavilion (0.2 miles), and Former Otsu Public Hall (0.06 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Blue Lake Otsu?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a hot tub, and laundry service.
Is parking available at Hotel Blue Lake Otsu?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Blue Lake Otsu?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miiderachikaramochi Honke, Restaurant the Garden, and Kadoman.
Is Hotel Blue Lake Otsu located near the city center?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the center of Otsu.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Blue Lake Otsu?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Kiyomizu-dera Temple (4.6 miles), Shugakuin Imperial Villa (4.7 miles), and Daigo-ji Temple (4.9 miles).