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Bookstore hotel Book and Bed Kyoto opens in Gion in December

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
Book and Bed, the bookstore where you can stay overnight, welcomes guests to its new branch in Gion, Kyoto, on December 2nd.
Somewhat confusingly called Book and Bed Tokyo Kyoto Branch, it is the second venue of the bookstore-cum-hotel, following the successful Ikebukuro space that...

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The Prime Pod Ginza is Tokyo’s Latest Designer Capsule Hotel

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Capsule hotels continue to evolve and transform.
Long the preserve of curious tourists and cheap travelling workers, the
capsule hotel was never priced out by internet cafes and the like until people starting opening designer and luxury capsules.
Earlier this year saw the opening o...

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Memu Earth Hotel in Hokkaido Immerses Guests in Nature With No Walls or Ceiling

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
Memu Earth Hotel in Hokkaido, northern Japan, may be the most unusual hotel in Japan right now.
Forget gimmicks like robots, book stores and capsules, Memu Earth Hotel relies just on Mother Nature for its selling point, immersing guests in the heart of the Japanese countryside. Ope...

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First Cabin Kansai Airport: New Cubicle-style Budget Hotel Ideal for Overnight Passengers

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A new inexpensive hotel will open in Kansai International Airport in March 2017 in the style of a capsule hotel.
Guests to the tentatively named First Cabin Kansai Airport in the Aeroplaza complex near terminal 1 building can stay in mini booth-type rooms, designed for passengers h...

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Wise Owl Hostels Tokyo Opens July with Eurasian Eagle-owl

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Animal cafes continue to develop in Japan. Not content with just cat cafes of all varieties, there are also cafes with rabbits and hedgehogs.
One of the most popular types of animal cafe is the owl cafe, and this genre has even now spawned an accommodation spin-off.
Wise Owl Hostel...

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Tokyo Hotel Gets Into Bed With Local Artists

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JAPAN TIMES
 
 
When building a new hotel, designers would normally consider the artwork displayed on the walls as a finishing touch. But for BnA Hotel Koenji, which just opened in Tokyo’s Koenji neighborhood, the artwork definitely comes first.
BnA Hotel Koenji, produced by the Bed & Art Project...

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New Shibuya Capsule Hotel Targets Women Visiting From Overseas

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Looking for an inexpensive, relaxing place to stay in Shibuya? Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuy may be just what you want!
Traveling in a foreign country can be intimidating for anyone, but Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya is looking to make the experience a bit more comfortable for women visiting fro...

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BnA Hotel Koenji, Tokyo’s “First Art Hotel”

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Opening March 5th, BnA hotel Koenji is “a project that turns the entire creative city of Koenji into an art hotel.”
Bed & Art Project’s new facility is self-proclaimed as the “wackiest new hotel in town” — a title many had given to the robot-staffed Henn na Hotel in Sasebo — and fe...

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