9 Minimalist Hotels In Japan That Are Perfect For Your IG Feed


Syahirah Mazlan •  Jan 30, 2023

Everything in Japan seems to be picture-perfect! From the way ramen bowls are plated to the abundance of natural wonders like cherry blossoms, it’s almost like a movie at every turn. ? It’s no exaggeration to say that the whole country is seriously “aesthetically pleasing”. If you’re looking for minimalist hotels in Japan that’s perfect for your IG feed, here are some you need to check out!

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1. Muji Hotel Ginza

Who doesn’t know Muji? It’s one of the most popular Japanese stationery shops in Southeast Asia! ✨ But did you know that it’s known for more than just notebooks and gel pens? You can find a Muji Hotel in Tokyo where the interior is just as what you’d expect from the brand. Step into the hotel and be greeted by the comforting woodsy atmosphere and dimly lit lighting. However, the hotel is located in the centre of Ginza so you won’t ever feel lonely. Not to mention, you’ll find the classic Muji brand toiletries and amenities in your room that’s perfect for a minimalist stay! 

Muji Hotel Ginza

Address: 〒104-0061 6F, 3-3-5, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan (The Hotel Entrance Ginza Renga-Dori St,)

Price: From SGD240

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2. URO Tokyo Kiyosumi by THE SHARE HOTELS

Don’t let the name fool you! URO Tokyo Kiyosumi by THE SHARE HOTELS is a hotel designed for solo travellers. It’s the perfect place for travellers who love a little more privacy and alone time (there are sharing rooms if that’s what you prefer)! ? Contrary to what you might think, the rooms are spacious and comfortable for one person. In fact, it almost looks like an average sized hotel room on the inside. There’s a souvenir shop in the hotel too so you don’t have to venture far to buy trinkets for your family and friends back home!

URO Tokyo Kiyosumi by THE SHARE HOTELS

Address: 1 Chome-1-7 Kiyosumi, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0024, Japan

Price: From SGD234

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Set on a busy street, this contemporary hotel is only a 13-minute walk to the tranquil 19th-century Kiyosumi Garden! It’s the classic experience of city living. If you’re a fan of art and galleries, HAMACHO HOTEL is near the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. And it’s also easily accessible, being located only 7-minutes from Suitengu-Mae Station! You can choose from their Twin Room , Corner Double Room, Family Room and more!


Address: 3 Chome-20-2 Nihonbashihamacho, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0007, Japan•+81 3-5643-1811

Price: From SGD 338

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4. Yuen Shinjuku

One of the most fulfilling experiences when in Japan is soaking in a hot springs bath! Yuen Shinjuku takes the classic onsen ryokan experience and elevates it for the modern traveller. The rooms are simple but very peaceful and minimally decorated and are perfect to retire to after a long day of exploring the city or soaking in the open air baths. ?

Yuen Shinjuku

Address: 5 Chome-3-18 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan

Price: From SGD 241

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5. Satoyama Jujo

Looking for an accommodation with an IG-worthy mountain view? Satoyama Jujo is located in the highlands where you’ll be able to wake up to the cold air and refreshing view of Mount Makihata! ? The 150-year-old building may look unassuming on the outside, but once you’re inside, you’ll be enveloped by a warm atmosphere and lodge-style reception. There’s even an outdoor bath if you’re willing to brave the cold and take a dip! ❄️

Satoyama Jujo

Address: 1209-6 Osawa, Minamiuonuma, Niigata 949-6361, Japan

Price: From SGD 664

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6. Hoshino Resorts KAI Sengokuhara

Perhaps resorts are more of your style? Tucked away in nature and far from the hustle and bustle of the city,Hoshino Resorts KAI Sengokuhara is the nature retreat many travellers crave for. Because it’s located in the more rural side of Japan, you’ll be able to see what the country offers in terms of nature, grasslands and even wildlife. The rooms are large and very homey so you’ll feel right at home! ? Be sure to check out the hot springs while you’re here too.

Hoshino Resorts KAI Sengokuhara

Address: 817-359 Sengokuhara, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa 250-0631, Japan

Price: From SGD 486

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7. Beniya Mukayu

Beniya Mukayu is a polished hot springs hotel that’ll make you feel one with nature. Each room is tastefully decorated with an olden Japanese-style interior and tatami! You can even opt for rooms with balcony views of the forest for the best tranquil experience when you step out from your room. ? The overall atmosphere is very Zen-like that it’ll take your stress away!

Beniya Mukayu

Address: Japan, 〒922-0242 Ishikawa, Kaga, Yamashiroonsen

Price: From SGD 540

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8. Auberge AZABU

If there’s one thing you want when returning back to your accommodation, it’s to be able to relax and forget your worries! Auberge AZABU is the best place for an explorer who can’t be separated from the buzz of the town. It’s located near the downtown shopping & nightlife zone. You can even visit Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Tower that’s only a 6-minute drive away!

Auberge AZABU

Address: 277 Bantoyacho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8439, Japan

Price: From SGD 197

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9. Trunk Hotel

Fans of convenience AND minimalism will love Trunk Hotel! Located just a short 10-minute walk from JR Shibuya Station, Trunk Hotel is a popular choice among travellers because of its friendly and welcoming atmosphere and reception. ? The reason for their exceptional service is because the hotel’s motto is to bring a close local experience to the visitors, making them feel as though they’re staying in a family home - that way you know you’re in good hands! Trunk Hotel is also a great choice for families because they offer family rooms that are spacious while still being relaxing.

Trunk Hotel

Address: 5 Chome-31 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

Price: From SGD 1,345

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Beautiful aren’t they? ? These minimalist hotels are the perfect reason to surround yourself with beautiful and relaxing vibes! SAVE this article for your next big trip to Japan.