Five unique “concept hotels” to make your travels in Japan more exciting.

22.October.2017 | SPOT

Choosing a hotel is not easy and everybody wants to stay in a nice hotel. In this article, I will introduce to you some unique “concept hotels” in Japan.

 

 

SAMURAIS HOSTEL ikebukuro (Tokyo / Ikebukuro)

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The concept of the hotel is “Samurai/Ninja × Art.” The hotel can be enjoyed as an entertainment facility which offers rooms created under the theme of “wall art” and “castle.” Various events using open spaces, body-armor-wearing/photo-taking experience can be experienced. The fee differs depending on the season but the price range per person is 3,000 yen to 6,000 yen per night. It is a hostel where visitors can enjoy the culture of Japan at a reasonable price.

 

Detailed information:Enjoy a relaxing stay at the new samurai and ninja-themed hostel which has just opened in Ikebukuro

 

■Information

SAMURAIS HOSTEL ikebukuro

Address: 3-52-12, Ikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-5904-8384

URL: http://www.samurai-s.co.jp/

 

 

BOOK AND BED TOKYO(Tokyo / Asakusa)

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This is hostel that has two different sections that is, “a book shop where you can sleep” and “a bar where you can sleep.” Full-fledged café bar menus such as original cocktails and coffees will be offered to guests staying overnight and to daytime guests.

Also, cool original pajamas can be rented. It is a special space where you can read books and sleep.

 

Detailed information: A book store where you can stay overnight, “BOOK AND BED TOKYO” will open in Asakusa

 

■Information

BOOK AND BED TOKYO Asakusa (BOOK AND BED TOKYO ASAKUSA)

Address: 6F of Pagoda Asakusa, 2-16-9, Kaminarimon, Taitoku, Tokyo

Access: 5 minutes on foot from Toei Asakusa Line, Asakusa Station

URL:http://bookandbedtokyo.com/

 

 

Tune Hakodate Hostel & MusicBal (Hokkaido/Hakodate)

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A facility that includes a guest house, a share house and a music bar. The music bar has a stage where performers can hold live concerts. Sound engineers, light engineers and DJ booths are installed and they offer craft beers and wines produced in Hokkaido from 500 yen. They also offer organic vegetables and low-sugar menu items. A cheap accommodation which music fans will love.

 

Detailed information: Vacant building undergoing renovation in Hokkaido’s Hakodate city will reopen as accommodation for travelers

 

 

 

Hoshino Resort Tomamu (Hokkaido)

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Hoshino Resort will offer “Kohri no Hotel (Ice hotel)” for a limited time offer (2018,01,13 to 02,28). The size of the Kohri no Hotel (dome-shaped) is 8.5m in diameter and 3.5m in height, with a wall thickness of 15 to 20cm. The beds, chairs and tables installed inside the hotel are all made of ice. They have sleeping bags which can be used in temperatures of up to minus 30 degrees so you don’t have to worry about the coldness. The hotel is very quiet and therefore you can enjoy a unique stay.

 

■Information

 “Kohri no Hotel”

Time: 2018,01,13 to 02,28

Venue: Kohri no Hotel inside Ice Village

Detailed information: http://www.snowtomamu.jp/winter/topics/1701/

URL:http://www.snowtomamu.jp/

 

 

Hotel New Otani (Tokyo)

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A new room with a whole new concept “Shin Edo Single” was opened. In this room, you can experience a superb stay with a cypress bath which heals and warms your body with its fresh smell and soft texture. The Japanese garden which is 400 years, used to be the compounds of Kiyomasa Kato who is known as a general during the Sengoku Era, the compounds of the Ii family and  Fushimi Palace.

 

Detailed information:“Shin-Edo Single Rooms” to be offered at Hotel New Otani. Let’s experience a traditional Japanese bath

 

■Information

Hotel New Otani “Shin Edo Single” room

Address: 4-1, Kioicho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo

Fee: one night/one room – 45,344 yen (including tax and service fee)

Reservation/contact: TEL 03-3234-5678 (direct TEL number to room reservations)

URL:http://www.newotani.co.jp/tokyo/stay/room/main/me26/index.html

 

 

Did you find a hotel you are interested in? If so, why not make travel plans and visit one of these unique hotels.

Please check the following article, “Manners you must keep to enjoy hotels in Japan.”

 

Have a nice trip!

 

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