Capsule hotels originating from Japan are a new trend of quirky and affordable stays. Their compact design allows many people to stay in the same room, but with the added privacy of fully closing doors. The sleeping pods have enough space for a good night's sleep, but large personal belongings are stored below the capsules. The newest capsule hotels offer the luxury of a 5-star hotel, like fancy bars and restaurants or spas, but at a much lower price point. So, are you willing to share your space with others? Below is the list of our favorite capsule hotels.
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Popular with travelers and drunk businessmen, the Japanese capsule hotel has caught imaginations all around the world and this is the original – first opening its doors in 1979. You will need to put your shoes away and change into slippers on arrival and then you are shown to your …
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
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F.A.S.T (Free Architecture Surf Terrain) is an alternative surfing community with a hostel, an all-summer beach party, and a number of ‘survival capsules’. These originally came from an off-shore oil rig and are now available to stay in. You can choose from a few pods, each with its own emergency …
Accommodation types: Boat   Capsule