Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1-16-1 Ogaya, Otsu, 520-2144, Japan
3.5 out of 5 rating 43 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉 in Otsu, you'll be 2 mi (3.2 km) from Lake Biwa and 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from Heian Shrine. This hotel is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) from Sanjusangendo Temple and 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from Kiyomizu Temple.


Make yourself at home in one of the 89 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature hair dryers and slippers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and blackout drapes/curtains.


This hotel offers designated smoking areas.


Enjoy a satisfying meal at Cafe Figaro serving guests of APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and an elevator (lift). Planning an event in Otsu? This hotel features 2044 square feet (190 square meters) of event facilities.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Aeon Mall Kusatsu - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Lake Biwa - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Yabasekihan Island Park - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Biwako Hall - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Biwako Otsukan - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
Lake Biwa Museum - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Mizunomori Water Botanical Garden - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Daigoji Temple - 15.7 km / 9.8 mi
Sagawa Art Museum - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi
Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 17.1 km / 10.6 mi
Shoren-in Temple - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi
Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art - 17.3 km / 10.7 mi
Chion-in Temple - 17.5 km / 10.9 mi
Miyakomesse - 17.5 km / 10.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 59.4 km / 36.9 mi
Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 110.8 km / 68.9 mi

The preferred airport for APA HOTEL〈BIWAKO SETA-EKIMAE〉 is Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between JPY 515 and JPY 1030 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Total number of rooms - 89
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 190
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 2044
  • -Restaurant