Japan’s Capsule Hotel

Posted on 09. Jul, 2007 by in General

What is Capsule Hotel?

A capsule hotel (カプセルホテル, kapuseru hoteru?) is a hotel system of extremely dense occupancy. Guest space is reduced in size to a modular plastic or fibreglass block roughly 2 m by 1 m by 1.25 m, providing room to sleep and little more, although facilities usually include a television and other electronic entertainment. These capsules are then grouped and stacked, two units high. Luggage is usually stored in a locker away from the capsule. Privacy is maintained by a curtain at the open end of the capsule but noise pollution can be high. Washing facilities are communal and there are often restaurants, or at least vending machines, and other entertainment facilities.

Japan Capsule Hotel

[via: wiki]

I think this is quite a good concept for visitors who has a budget especially for backpacker who want to save cost and budget living. Some said it looks very much like a coffin, some said it looks like space cabin. Whatever it is, this is definitely unique.

Japan Capsule Hotel

Japan Capsule Hotel

Japan Capsule Hotel

Japan Capsule Hotel

Japan Capsule Hotel

Japan Capsule Hotel

Japan Capsule Hotel

7 Responses to “Japan’s Capsule Hotel”

  1. swimerboy 22 February 2010 at 3:28 am #

    a future is here

  2. screenshotwindows.net 15 March 2017 at 3:31 pm #

    This is so called thing that we all have been able to get the screen printed in windows.

  3. Manfaat Olahraga Renang 28 August 2018 at 9:06 am #

    what for the place that

  4. gaya renang 30 August 2018 at 7:26 am #

    that’s hotel?!

  5. celana renang anak laki 1 September 2018 at 6:39 am #

    very suitable for travelers

  6. pakaian renang muslimah 4 September 2018 at 3:35 am #

    Is it comfortable to be there

  7. Baju Renang Muslim Tidak Ketat 18 September 2018 at 4:05 am #

    if every country has a hotel capsule like this … it will be very helpful

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