The 3 Best Budget Capsule Hotels in Tokyo’s Most Desirable Areas in 2018

  • Tokyo is one of the most impressive cities in Japan. The opportunities for entertainment, dining, shopping and nightlife are never-ending. If you’re planning to visit Tokyo, whether for business or sightseeing, there’s nothing better than being close to one of the stations for ease of access around the city. These three capsule hotels promise the perfect location but all on a budget!

    1. do-c sauna+sleep Ebisu

    Formerly known as Hotel Siesta and re-opening in December 2017 is an affordable capsule hotel that is ideally located in the Shibuya district. Just a one-minute walk from Ebisu Station, you can access it straight from the JR Yamanote line. It offers access to various other popular destinations.

    This is a wonderfully relaxing hotel to stay at with a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure guests enjoy a comfortable stay. Once welcomed through the doors of Hotel Siesta by the friendly staff you will have access to free Wi-Fi, the 24-hour front desk, vending machines and various recreational activities. On top of this, each room offers an LCD TV, lockers, air-conditioning, and heating.

    Under guest policy, you must be at least 20 years old to reserve a room. Reasonably priced plans are available depending on your needs, whether you’d like to stay overnight or take a short nap. The rate of a capsule room is from 3,500 yen per night.

    do-c sauna+sleep Ebisu website

    2. Central Inn Gotanda

    Central Inn Gotanda is a hotel offering capsule dormitory rooms as well as individual hotel rooms. The capsule rooms are exclusively for men, so women wanting to stay at the hotel will need to book a private single room. The hotel is a pleasant space conveniently located just a three-minute walk from Gotanda Station.

    Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel including in the relaxing lounge area where you can also find vending machines. Nearby attractions include an aquarium, museum and art museum. The hotel’s rooms are designed with an optimal level of comfort to ensure every guest gets a good night sleep. It has friendly staff, great facilities and is within close proximity to all that Tokyo has to offer. It also offers various recreational activities for guests. With one night in a Central Inn Gotanda capsule room setting you back just 3,500 yen, you’ve got yourself a bargain!

    *This hotel has closed down.

    3. Capsule & Sauna Century Shibuya

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    Capsule & Sauna Century is another men-only capsule hotel – sorry, ladies! The hotel is popular for its artificial hot spring public bath which is free to be used by guests. It is a non-smoking facility just steps away from Shinjuku, Meiji Jingu and Ginza. It has a multi-functional break room where you can enjoy 12 massage chairs.

    This capsule hotel is suitable for people looking for a cheap but comfortable place to crash. It is also ideal for foreigners and businessmen looking for business and leisure in one place. Amenities include vending machines and an elevator, as well as free WiFi access. There is also a laundromat on the premises for an extra fee.

    Room facilities include air-conditioning and a heating system, as well as a dressing area. Rooms come in standard and deluxe type and are equipped with complete toiletries. Extra beds are not provided in rooms and pets are not allowed. Each capsule room is a non-smoking cabin with a locker and television. Check-in time is until 1am and check-out time from 11am. Capsule room rates start at 3,990 yen per night.

    Check out more information on rooms, rates, and facilities here!
    Capsule & Sauna Century Shibuya Access

    If you’d like to stay in Shibuya and would like to have your own space regardless, however little that space be, these 3 capsule hotels will give you just that. Nestled in the heart of the Shibuya district, these super budget hotels will allow you to explore Tokyo at ease for the perfect trip.

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