To get you started on your planning, here are 9 affordable capsule hotels to stay at during your next visit. Female travellers, don't worry as there are also women-only capsule hotels and we've even included a few in our list! ? Otherwise, most capsule hotels usually separate men and women pods on different levels. However, some capsule hotels do have larger or non-capsule options for those travelling with families or in a group. After all that savings on accommodation, you can now splurge a little more on your shopping!
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#HHWT tip: The prices for these capsule hotels are quoted for 1 person per night in late May 2023. Prices may vary during peak periods, and we recommend checking with the hotel directly for updated prices or offers. All prices are in quoted in USD - the exchange rate at the time of publication is USD100 = SGD141.35/MYR472.60/IDR1 557 455.
1. Ueno Station Hostel Oriental I
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Located just 3 minutes walk from JR Okachimachi station and 5 minutes walk from JR Ueno station, this capsule hotel is definitely accessible for travellers. It is also located close to Ueno Park which would interest Museum goers with both Tokyo National Museum and National Museum of Western Art located within the area. The capsule rooms come with a TV, radio and an alarm clock. There is also a luggage locker provided to store your belongings. For those travelling a group/family, this capsule hotel also has non-capsule rooms available
Address: 6-9-9 Ueno, Taito 110-0005 Tokyo Prefecture
Contact Number: +81 3-3839-2444
Price: from USD25/night on Agoda
2. Akihabara Bay Hotel
Located right in Tokyo's buzzing shopping hub, Akihabara, this female-only capsule hotel offers great facilities at an affordable rate! Akihabara Bay Hotel is within walking distance of multiple restaurants and is situated near the Akihabara JR station, making it easy for travellers to explore Akihabara's shopping district and other attractions such as the Tokyo Anime Center. The hotel includes a laundromat, luggage storage, daily housekeeping, toiletries, and skincare products for guests! For female Muslim travellers, you can head to this halal market in Akihabara to get your halal meat and ingredients!
Address: 44-4 Kanda Neribeicho, 千代田区 Chiyoda City, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan 101-0022
Contact Number:+81 3-5256-0015
Price:from USD27/night on Agoda
3. Nihonbashi Muromachi Bay Hotel
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A short 200m walk away from the Mitsukoshimae (Ginza and Hanzomon Line), this hotel is definitely easy on the legs after a long sightseeing tour around the city. Do take note that some of the luggage storage areas are small. It usually fits a cabin size bag. If you are travelling with check-in luggage, do check with the hotel if there is space for storage.
Address: Chuo-ku Nihombashi Honcho 2-4-7, Chuo Ward, Tokyo, 103-0023
Contact Number: +81 3-3242-2777
Price: from USD29/night on its website
4. First Cabin Tsukiji
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Taking on the classes like airlines do, First Cabin Tsukuji has got premium economy, business and first-class cabins lined up for you. The first class cabins even have room for a desk and definitely enough space to do your prayers. It is a little more expensive than the other rooms but there is definitely more comfort in it. First Cabin Tsukiji is ideally located 1-minute walk away from Tsukiji Subway Station. The famous Tsukiji outer market is just 5 minutes walk away from the hotel.
Location: 2 Chome-11-10 Tsukiji Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0045
Contact Number: +81 3-5148-1130
Price: from USD38/night on Agoda
5. Centurion Hotel Cabin Tower
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Centurion Hotel Residential Cabin Tower is located in the heart of Tokyo It is a 3-minute walk from Akasaka Station (Chiyoda Line). It takes about 20 minutes by train to arrive at the Tokyo station. The hotel is also strategically located with easy access to attractions like the Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace, Meiji Jingu and more. It's also near the famous Gyukaku Akasaka restaurant that offers halal Japanese yakiniku - make sure to check out what other halal Japanese food you can find in Tokyo!
Address: 3 Chome-12-16 Akasaka, Minato City, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
Contact Number: +81 3-6229-6336
Price: from USD33/night on Agoda
6. Nine Hours Woman Kanda
Nine Hours Woman Kanda is another female-only capsule hotel that is located conveniently close to Kanda Train Station and the Akihabara area. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms and complimentary amenities such as guest lockers and a lounge. There are many nearby landmarks for you to visit such as the Yanamori Shrine and Kanda Shusse Fudoson. If you're unsure where to start, check out this Ultimate Guide to Tokyo For Muslim Travellers!
Address: 2-9-4 Kajicho, Chiyoda-ku, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan, 101-0044
Contact Number: +81 3-5297-7188
Price:from USD25/night on Agoda
7. Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Premier Tokyo Shinjuku Station
A 2-minute walk from Shinjuku station, Capsule Hotel Anshin Premier Tokyo is definitely one of the most accessible hotels in the area. However, do note that the hotel is an all-male hotel. It is a 10-minute walk to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and the popular Robot Restaurant. Shinjuku is a great choice for travellers interested in interacting with friendly locals, shopping and local food. Fun fact, the hotel has an in-house massage treatment for a fee to help you de-stress from a long day of walking. Otherwise, feel free to enjoy the massage chairs in the hotel. For those adventure seekers, buses to Mount Fuji usually depart from the Shinjuku station. Do check out our article on Mount Fuji for more essential tips!
Address: 160-0022 Tokyo Prefecture, Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 4-2-10, Japan
Contact Number: +81 120-083-184
Price: from USD48/night on Agoda
8. MYCUBE by MYSTAYS Asakusa Kuramae
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Located 2 minutes by foot from Kuramae Station (Asakusa and Oedo line), this hotel is easily accessible to the main attractions in Tokyo such as the Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa. The Taito area is great for travellers interested in temples and city walks. The Sensoji Temple and Edo Tokyo Museum are a 17-minutes' walk away from the hotel. It is a hotel that is highly preferred by solo travellers!
Address: 111-0051 Tokyo Prefecture, Taito-Ku, Kuramae 2-6-7, Japan
Contact Number: +81 3-5835-3181
Price: from USD37/night on Agoda
9. Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya
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This hotel is a strictly all-female hotel and as you might have guessed, it is near the shopping district. It is close to both the Shibuya and Harajuku shopping stretch. Although it is located in an area just next to Shibuya, the atmosphere in Shinsen is the total opposite. It is calm and peaceful unlike the hustle and bustle of Shibuya. If you're wondering what there is to eat nearby while you're staying here, pay a visit to the Tokyo Camii Mosque that has gorgeous Turkish architecture - and an attached halal supermarket on its premises!
Address: 150-0045 10-5 Shinsen-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Contact Number:+81 3-5489-3667
Price: from USD54/night on Agoda
The capsule hotels listed above are just some of the many that are available in Tokyo. Capsule hotels are becoming more popular among solo travellers as it has more privacy as compared to a backpackers hostel. For those adventure seekers who want to explore beyond the city, our 6D5N Muslim-friendly Tokyo day trips itinerary would be perfect for you! We hope that all you would get a chance to try one of these capsule hotels on your next trip.