In a city like Tokyo where space is at a premium, Capsule Hotels are a popular option for cash-strapped travelers and local salary men and women who miss the last train home.
Category: Hotels & Lodging
October 20, 2011
If, like me, you’re fascinated with Japanese culture and enjoy the Japanese aesthetic, you can really make your visit special by staying in a ryokan, or traditionally styled accommodation.
There are literally hundreds of hotels to choose from in Tokyo, from top-range business hotels to small family-run inns, but despite this there are surprisingly few ryokan. We’ve managed to uncover a few hidden gems, however. So whether you’re on a tight budget or prepared to splash the cash for the right stay, you can find a traditional accommodation experience to suit your budget.
October 6, 2011
Are you tempted by the idea of staying in a ryokan but are unsure of what to expect? Tokyo offers an array of accommodation options, from capsule hotels to temple lodgings. Here’s our guide to Japanese-style accommodation in Tokyo.