J. Culture – Living: Capsule Hotels

Capsule hotelカプセルホテル – It is a type of mini hotel made in Japan that features a large number of  mini capsules intended to provide mini hotel accommodation in very afford price. Each capsule is a plastic made with a total dimension of 2 m X 1 m X 1.25 m. Each includes a TV, WiFi, electric control panel, table, lights and A/C .  They are stacked up to two units high which can stacked up to 700 total capsules. The front of the capsule can be closed with a blinds. The restrooms are communal. Hotels provide many services, like luggage locker, vending machine, pools, fitness room, and laundary.  The price of the hotels are around ¥4000 per night. There are other kind of hotels has slowly gained popularity in oversea, known as “pod hotels” , with larger accommodations and own restrooms.

 

 

Advertisements

About ultimatejapanworld

Ultimate Japan Connection
This entry was posted in Culture, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s