Japan's capsule hotels are stacking up overseas

Business Dec 27, 2019

Japan's capsule hotels are stacking up overseas

Cheap and cheerful capsule hotels are forever expanding from their Japanese cradle, including now in Milan, where the tiny, stacked rooms are helping the Italian city cope with exploding tourist numbers. With no-fuss convenience for both the city and transport links, digital connectivity and a ...

Minimalist hotel targets tourists at Kansai International Airport

Business Apr 2, 2017

Minimalist hotel targets tourists at Kansai International Airport

A hotel with 153 high-end capsule-type guest rooms recently opened at Kansai International Airport in Osaka to cater mainly to foreign visitors. First Cabin Kansai Airport, located in the Aeroplaza commercial complex near Terminal 1, offers two types of rooms — one dubbed "first class" ...

Narita airport to open first capsule hotel

National Jul 19, 2014

Narita airport to open first capsule hotel

A capsule hotel catering to those who take early morning flights is scheduled to open Sunday in a parking garage adjacent to Narita International Airport's Terminal 2. The hotel, called nine hours, offers overnight stays starting from ¥3,900 in sleeping pods about a meter wide, ...