8 of the Coolest and Most Unique Capsule Hotels in Japan

If you looking for a slice of the modern Japan experience, try staying in a capsule hotel! There are increasingly more places offering more than just a bed, with snazzy interiors, amenities and even saunas. Hotels have also branched out from the standard capsule into cabins, berths, and cubes! Check out 8 of the coolest capsule hotels in Japan!

 

Nine Hours

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This futuristic capsule hotel chain looks like something out of a dystopian world. There is a branch at Narita Airport and one in Kyoto, which has won awards and features a range of original amenities with sound sleep capsule units.

 
 
 

 

First Cabin

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A popular hotel chain which features unique rooms designed like a plane’s first class cabin. All cabins are equipped with a TV, Wi-Fi connection, and amenities. There are branches throughout Japan.

First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma

First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma

 

First Cabin Hakata

First Cabin Hakata

First Cabin Tokyo Kyobashi

First Cabin Tokyo Kyobashi

 

Prime Pod

Just a minute on foot from the Higashi-ginza Station, this hotel offers convenient access to the Haneda and Narita airports. Guests here can experience Japan’s culture to the full as Ueno, Asakusa and Ryogoku are easily reachable. Enjoy a pleasant stay at this modern capsule-type hotel!

 
 
 

 

MyCube by MyStays Asakusa Kuramae

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True to its name, this modern hotel features stylish, cube-type accommodations. It is a convenient 1-minute walk from Kuramae Station on the Toei Asakusa Line.

 
 
 

 

Centurion Cabin & Spa Kyoto

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Opened in April 2016, this hotel brings the Japanese taste of Centurion Cabin & Spa with Wi-Fi to Kyoto. The property includes a free large communal bath and sauna.
 
 
 

 

Luxury Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Shinjuku

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“Luxury capsule hotel” is somewhat of an oxymoron, yet this is what Anshin Oyado (which means “rest easy inn” in Japanesse) claims to be! All 256 capsules features Simmons beds, and you can also use the artificial hot spring bath made of maifan stone to your heart’s content. Just 3 minutes on foot from the Shinjuku Station South East Exit, this safe and comfortable lodging offers the soft buffer you may need in your first foray into the world of capsule hotels.

 
 
 

 

Akihabara Bay Hotel

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Opened in May 2016, this capsule hotel is exclusively for female guests, as the soft pink interior would suggest. Easily accessible with just a 4-minute walk from Akihabara Station, it makes an ideal base for business and sightseeing.

 
 
 

 

Train Hostel Hokutosei

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Besides capsules and flight cabins, another concept room is train berths! Simulating the inside of a train, the limited express sleeping car train experience has been recreated with every detail. The interior features actual parts of the sleeping car train as furnishings and decorations.

 
 
 

 

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