A real-life capsule to sleep in. Cool!

This is one of the foremost “ONLY in JAPAN” experiences attainable — staying in a capsule hotel in a Japanese town. It’s low cost and convenient however why do individuals really stay here? Is it … you know … huge enough?

In this episode, John Daub and Masahito Kawahata head to the Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule hotel in Kabukicho to search out.


Japan’s Capsule Hotels are quite low cost places to crash.

This type of hotel is distinctively Japanese fashionable, cramming in the maximum amount as attainable into a small area to form a comfortable experience, however, will a guest extremely be comfy in one?

More and additional foreign tourists to Japan need to allow it a try! how small are these capsule? how much could be a night? What ar the rules?

Is it price it?


Miss your last train?

Work too late?

Argument together with your husband or wife and want an area to crash? Those could be the traditional reasons why Japanese salarymen spend the night at a capsule hotel.

For foreign tourists, it’s an opportunity to experience a unique type of type of hotel that appears a lot of like spending an evening in the dead room.

Before you pass judgment on capsule hotels, some things concerning them might surprise you!


Good sleep capsule

The History Of Capsule Hotel

The first capsule hotel in the world was the Capsule inn Osaka, designed by Kisho Kurokawa and settled within the Umeda district of Osaka, Japan. It opened in 1979.


In 2012, China opened its 1st capsule hotel in Xi’an.


In 2014, the primary European capsule hotel opened in Belgium.


In 2015, Iceland opened the first capsule hostel in Reykjavik.


In 2015, a capsule hotel was opened at Terminal three of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Metro Manila, the Philippines, for passengers in transit.


In Jan 2017, the first capsule hotel opened in Hong Kong.


The first capsule hotel in the Republic of India was opened on one March 2017 in Andheri, Mumbai. The hotel, known as Urbanpod, contains a hundred and forty units with a personal space of between fifty sq. feet and ninety square foot.


The first capsule hotel in the United Mexican States was opened August 2017 at Mexico City air terminal 1; the hotel is named Izzzleep.

 izzzleep capsule hotel


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