A hot spring (onsen) in Shinjuku? After the opening of the "super spa" luxury bathhouse Thermae-yu in Kabukicho in 2015, Shinjuku will get a new hot spring resort facility in the form of Onsen ...
Read More
After it was announced to a feverish reception in May, full details and images are now available of the accommodation at the new Peanuts Hotel following its highly anticipated opening on August ...
Read More
If you're a fan of Charles M. Schulz's endearing Snoopy character, then you will want to book a room at the Peanuts Hotel, which opens in Kobe, west Japan, on August 1st. The hotel, whose slogan ...
Read More
The American chain Ace Hotel will open its first branch in Japan with a stunning new hotel, designed by Kengo Kuma and located on the site of the ShinPuhKan mall in central Kyoto. "A friendly ...
Read More

Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
The ongoing evolution of capsule hotels shows no signs of slowing down. The latest iteration of one of the most iconic types of Japanese accommodation is a stylish hotel in central Tokyo specifically ...
Read More
°C (pronounced "Doe-shi" and meaning "degrees Celsius") is a new transit service that combines a luxury Finnish-style sauna and designer accommodation. The first branch opens in Ebisu, central ...
Read More
The rental DVD, books and entertainment retail chain Tsutaya once had a large branch on the east of Shinjuku Station. This was demolished a few years ago and reopened as a leaner branch with other ...
Read More
While Kyoto is usually the place in Japan best known for traditions and cultural heritage, visitors to Tokyo who want to experience this firsthand can enjoy a stay at hotel koé from February next ...
Read More

Unique cleaning device for small items by Akihabara gadget masters Thanko
The public's (and tourists') appetite for wacky accommodation experiences continues unabated, it seems, as Henn na Hotel has announced a major expansion. The Sasebo-based hotel, which is ...
Read More
There is a major shortage in hotel rooms as Tokyo continues to experience a tourism boom. This has led to all sorts of novelties, from Airbnb's advance in the local market to even love hotels ...
Read More
The capsule hotel renaissance continues unabated as 9 Hours opens up a new branch in Kanda, Tokyo, exclusively for women. Long the quirky preserve of budget travelers and eventually edged out by ...
Read More
The popular chain of designer capsule hotels 9 Hours will open a new branch and its first ever in Tokyo. The hotel opens on March 22nd in north Shinjuku's Okubo area, just two minutes' walk from JR ...
Read More
Further cementing his place as the top star in Japanese architecture today, Kengo Kuma will next design a luxury hotel in Ginza set to open in early 2020. In addition to designing the new Yamanote ...
Read More
West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) will debut a luxury sleeper train in June 2017. First announced in 2014, the Twilight Express Mizukaze is billed as "a hotel rolling through the beautiful Japanese ...
Read More
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 ...
Read More