Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Japanese Hotels
Shiroiya Hotel - Japanese Minimalism Meets Contemporary Art
'21apr13
Shiroiya  
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Maebashi, the city of water, greenery, and poets, has seen a remarkable transformation from silk-manufacturing to being a pioneer in Japan's modernization. Shiroiya Hotel has seen a similar metamorphosis from a Japanese ryokan (inn) with 300 years of history into an inspirational contemporary creation. The original inn's rough concrete walls ...
Accommodation types: Design   Industrial
Location: Maebashi  Japan  East Asia
New Japan Capsule Hotel Cabana in Osaka - Male Only Accommodation
'18feb23
New Japan  
Capsule Hotel Cabana
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A mere four minute walk from the Namba Subway Station in Osaka is Japan’s famous spa capsule hotel. Unlike normal hotels where you book a self-contained room, the Capsule Hotel offers brand new spacious sleeping capsules with a bed and a wall mounted television. You will also get a locker ...
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Osaka  Japan  East Asia
Sauna & Capsule Hotel Rumor Plaza - Capsules & Spa In Kyoto
'15may18
Capsule Hotel  
Rumor Plaza
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Japan is known for its eccentricities and unique innovations. One such innovation is their use of limited space as seen in the Capsule Hotel Rumor Plaza. It is a male-only hotel with a communal sauna as well as a shared bathroom, lounge, smoking area, and dining area. Rather than booking ...
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Kyoto  Japan  East Asia
Hoshi Ryokan - Second Oldest Hotel In The World
'15feb19
Hoshi  
Ryokan
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Hoshi Ryokan is the second [oldest hotel in the world](https://www.uniqhotels.com/nishiyama-onsen-keiunkan); first opening its doors in 717. Legend has it that the great Buddhist teacher, Taicho Daishi saw a vision while traveling in the local area. In his vision, a great deity made it known to him that nearby was a ...
Accommodation types: Traditional
Location: Awazumachi  Japan  East Asia
Hoshinoya Karuizawa - A Secluded Resort In Japan’s Ancient Forest
'13aug16
Hoshinoya  
Karuizawa
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This hotel is eco all over. Set in the thrall to of a rocky volcano, the hotel harnesses the sulfuric heat generated below the soil to create geothermal power. It also captures the flow of fast streams and rivers to create hydroelectricity. Special “onsen” (Japanese hot springs) are available for ...
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Karuizawa  Japan  East Asia
Hakone Ginyu – Elegant Relaxation In A Luxury Ryokan
'13jan7
Hakone  
Ginyu
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This compact luxury inn or “ryokan” is situated in a perfect location with mountains falling like curtains behind small valleys and rivers. The inn has balconies where you can relax and take in the amazing Japanese countryside. There is a nearby train station so you will easily be able to ...
Accommodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Hakone  Japan  East Asia
Peninsula Hotel Tokyo - 5-Star Grandeur Overlooking The Imperial Palace Gardens
'12jul23
Peninsula Hotel  
Tokyo
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Your room is one of the largest you will find in Tokyo. And this hotel has so many suites, conference centers, and ballrooms; who could resist the chance to get lost in such space-age opulence! Make sure you don’t miss The Void which is their abstract art installation. But take ...
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Tokyo  Japan  East Asia
Bayside Marina Hotel - Ship Container Hotel From Japan
'12jun5
Bayside Marina  
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Minimalism meets reclaimed structures in a pretty Japanese harbor. Visionary architects, Yasutaka Yoshimura have based their design for chic holiday cottages on ship’s containers. The containers are stacked on top of each other to create two floors. One end is all glass and the walls are white to reflect light ...
Accommodation types: Concept   Design
Location: Yokohama  Japan  East Asia
Capsule Inn Sapporo - Male-Only Capsule Hotel
'12apr20
Capsule Inn  
Sapporo
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This capsule hotel is unusual because it is male-only. Sorry girls. I’m not sure why it is single-sex but aside from that, this capsule hotel is fairly typical of its kind. Expect to leave your shoes at the door, put your things in the locker room, and take advantage of ...
Accommodation types: Capsule
Location: Sapporo  Japan  East Asia
Capsule Hotel Asahi Plaza Shinsaibashi - The Original Capsule Hotel
'12apr13
Capsule Hotel  
Asahi Plaza
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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