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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2013

This is a great experience no doubt - location is fantastic, pods are clean, bathhouse is well equipped and spacious. You really can just turn up in shorts and a t-shirt and be ok (walk around pajama's, amenities, towels, laundry all provided) You have to expect the slight smell of feet and snoring if you stay in a place like...

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singapore
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Cons: the capsule area can be noisy and the pillow and mattress is not too comfortable. Wifi only in the common area. Pros: Relatively cheap rates at 2900yen per night. They provide clothes to sleep in, toothbrush, shaver and showering items so i can bring less things while travelling. You can hang out in the common area and mingle with...

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マコト イ, 広報担当マネージャー at Capsule Hotel Asahi Praza Shinsaibashi, responded to this review

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Cairo
Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

if you want to really try the japanese experience then have to check out this hotelit is very clean everything is very systematic people are very welcoming the location is absolutely amazing the only con would be the quality of food and minimal variety of fruit

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Zürich
Reviewed 18 May 2013

This capsule hotel advertises being a backpackers place. It’s not. As it’s not really a hotel. It’s a SPA. The SPA areas are well developed and are open to everyone paying an entrance fee. You have relaxing rooms and massive saunas and hot pools as shown on the pictures of the follow travellers. What you should know is that the...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 May 2013

This is certainly a great way to experience how crazy the Japanese are. It is a weird combination of a space capsule and a hostel. The common area is home to some strange types of people. Yet also business men and even families check in. The spa area is great. Different pools: hot, hotter and hotst. This is the only...

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UK
Reviewed 7 May 2013

When I arrived in Osaka it was about 6.30pm but it took me an age to find this place. I asked for directions via email several times but only really got a reply that said “it is about 10 minutes on foot from Shinsaibashi station” and “Please get from JR Kyoto Station to Osaka Station. Please go down at Shinsaibashi...

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Reviewed 18 April 2013

Lived in Japan for 7 years, came back to visit with my fiance. He's a foodie so we HAD to visit Osaka (Dontonbori Street is a wicked place to restaurant / iizakaya hop). I learned about this hotel from a group of ex-pats and we booked it, unsure of what to expect. The staff was wonderfully kind, and in the...

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Cairo
Reviewed 12 April 2013

of course the concept is super amazing, but not strange for Japan. The hotel is very clean, sleeping in the capsule was very relaxing and enjoyable. Many many free facilities, bath sauna, wifi, toothbrush even the pajamas they offer you the japanese official 'pajama' loved the experience, very systematic. Although it made me feel like serving in the army at...

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Burfjord, Troms, Norway
Reviewed 6 April 2013

As always in Japan: print a good map, or use a navigation-device, to find the hotel! As I am used to small hotels and was rather exhausted at arrival, it took a little while before I found my way around the impressing big place. But then I started to like it very much. There are separate women and men sleeping...

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Ottawa, ON
Reviewed 3 April 2013

I stayed here in a pinch because no other accommodation was available. Was glad I did as this was a very fun, unique experience. It was my first capsule hotel stay. It was relatively English-speaking friendly, with mainly bilingual signs. Baths in the basement were nice. Everything could have undergone a bit of a spruce-up though...it was feeling a bit...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Capsule Hotel Asahi Praza Shinsaibashi

Address: 2-12-22 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0086, Osaka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Osaka Prefecture > Osaka > Shinsaibashi / Nanba / Tennoji / South Area
Price Range: $30 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Capsule Hotel Asahi Praza Shinsaibashi 2*
Number of rooms: 441
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“good value”
 of 5 bubbles 861eel, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are in a group of 5 or so take the private rooms. Bring ear plugs!”
 of 5 bubbles danxav, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All capsules are the same, but bring earplugs!”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewN814, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“They have a few types of capsules: with or without sockets, with or without TV.”
 of 5 bubbles anubism, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“A pair of earplug is necessary if you're sensitive to noise. A large backpack is a better choice than a luggage case, and definitely bring as little as you can. The area isn't the best for solo female traveler (my taxi driver told me the area is 'very dangerous,' but I spent 2 days around the area and nothing bad happened really.)”
 of 5 bubbles highlighter1234, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
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