Best Capsule Hotels in Tokyo!
In addition to many deluxe hotels, bustling Tokyo boasts quite a few nice cheap capsule hotels for independent travelers to select. Here we list some capsule hotels really worth our recommendation and we wish every traveler to Tokyo a pleasant tour. ♡
Latest update on 11 June 2017
★ Best Capsule Hotels in Tokyo ★
Cheap Capsule Hotels Recommended to Backpackers!
1 Night 1980 Hostel Tokyo
This hotel, whose name, 1 Night 1980 Hostel Tokyo, speaks for itself, allows a stay for only 1980 yen per night (tax excluded; prices may change in days before holidays and peak seasons), which is very cheap in Tokyo! Although showers and restrooms are shared by guests, this hotel is a place to have a good night’s rest.
Emblem Hostel Nishiarai with Rooms Priced from Only 2000 Yen
Emblem Hostel Nishiarai, the largest hostel in Tokyo, was opened in December 2015 and is an only 20-minute train ride from Asakusa or Ueno, two major tourist attractions in Tokyo. Guests will wonder at their experience there, as the hotel charges an incredibly low price, which starts at 2000 yen (tax included), while offers comfortable accommodations and free breakfast.
Capsule Hotels in the Immediate Vicinity of Popular Tourist Attractions
Oak Hostel Fuji near Tokyo Skytree
It is only a short walk from Asakusa and Tokyo Skytree, two hot spots in Tokyo, to Oak Hostel Fuji. Being convenient to major tourist attractions, the hostel is fairly popular with backpackers around the world!
Japonica Lodge before Asakusa Station
Japonica Lodge is a unique hotel in front of Asakusa Station where you can experience indoor camping. It is an unusual combination of a camp-style inn, a green tea café and an outdoor gear shop. A stay in the hostel, which is conveniently located, costs only 2500 yen per night. The price is extremely cheap!
ARTnSHELTER, a Hostel in Shinagawa, Tokyo
ARTnSHELTER, a hostel conveniently located in Tokyo’s Shinagawa, is only a 2-minute walk from Samezu Station on the Keikyu Main Line, while Samezu Station is only a 5-minute ride from Shinagawa and only a 19-minute from Haneda Airport. As its name suggests, ARTnSHELTER is a hostel conveying a mood of an art gallery.
BOOK AND BED TOKYO, a bookstore you can stay in
BOOK AND BED TOKYO has introduced the concept that it is a bookstore you can stay in. Although it claims to be a bookstore, the hostel does not sell books. Instead, it offers an experience of reading and sleeping in a library-like inn. It is only a 1-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station! The station is on the Yamanote Line that connects most of Tokyo's major stations, including Shinjuku, Shinjuku and Harajuku.
MyCUBE by MYSTAYS Asakusa Kuramae in Tokyo’s Asakusa
MyCUBE by MYSTAYS Asakusa Kuramae, or MyCUBE for short, is a new fine capsule hotel created by MYSTAYS HOTEL MANAGEMENT, which opened in June 2016. As its name suggests, its rooms are inspired by cubes; the “cube" rooms and their high ceilings give a feeling of staying in a comfortable, relaxed and private space. Conveniently located 1-minute walk from the Toei Subway’s Kuramae Station, the hotel is one stop away from Asakusa and three stops from Tokyo Skytree’s nearby Oshiage Station.
Female-Friendly Capsule Hotels ♡
Oak Hostel Cabin, a Capsule Hotel
Taking a train from the station nearest to the hostel, Kayabacho Station, one can reach Tokyo Station in 10 minutes, Roppongi Station in 15 minutes, and Shinjuku Station in around 30 minutes. This makes Oak Hostel Cabin’s location very convenient for both sightseeing and business! Attentive to the needs of women, the hostel has designated a women-only floor, so women can enjoy a care-free stay.
Nui. HOSTEL & BAR LOUNGE, a Stylish Hostel
Nui. is a hostel featuring a café and bar with a shared lounge on the first floor, which is also available to passers-by. The stylish open café looks very attractive. The hostel was built in a refurbished toy warehouse in Kuramae, which has long been known as a manufacturing town.
Sato san’s Rest, a Snug Inn
Different from the holsters and hotels run by large companies, Sato san’s Rest located in Tokyo’s Minami-Senju is a family-run inn winning popularity with young backpackers and women thanks to its welcoming atmosphere.
toco., an Inn in the Courtyard of a Heritage Residence
toco. on the Hibiya line in Tokyo is an inn built by renovating a 90-year-old personal residence. With a bar open to the public at the entry, small as the hostel is, many of its customers and guests end up forming friendships there.
Man-Only Capsule Hotels Also Suitable for Commercial Travelers!
Anshin Oyado, a Man-Only Capsule Hotel
Luxury Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado is an impressive man-only capsule hotel offering much first-class service. Apart from a large clean bathing pool, the guests can enjoy the luxury of refreshing themselves in the saunas in the hotel. It is highly recommended to men intending a free travel or a business trip!