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New Harajuku-themed hotel room promises to surround you in pink and zany kawaii-ness

Use Moshi Moshi Rooms for your next Harajuku stay!

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World’s second-oldest hotel offers new self-service stays to cope during pandemic

Japanese onsen ryokan adapts to the new normal after being in business for over 1,300 years.

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Japanese luxury hotel’s new month-long stay plan lets you live Yokohama life with amazing twist

Bayside hotel’s deal is already great, gets even better if you and your friends work together.

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Working class Mr. Sato braves visiting a fancy hotel to buy a highly rated strawberry cream bread

Is one sweet snack worth the emotional torture of feeling like a trespasser?

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We spend five days trapped in a hotel room for our ‘Isolation Experiment’

Spoiler – five days with nothing but cup noodles and whiskey makes us oddly thankful.

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We spent a night in a Tokyo hotel staffed by robots 【Photos】

You’ll never feel alone in this hotel (but not in a creepy way).

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Flight simulation cockpits installed into Haneda Airport hotel lets you fly your rooms away

“Welcome aboard hotel room 101, this is your flight captain speaking.”

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“Top 20 Best Breakfast Hotels in Japan 2019” ranking has our mouths watering in anticipation

With the exception of the #1 spot, one Japanese prefecture is clearly dominating the breakfast game. 

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20-something Japanese woman takes junior high boy to hotel for lewd activity, gets off with fine

Internet chats lead to illegal rendezvous.

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Snoopy-themed hotel coming to Japan in August, comes with rooms in 18 different designs

Cuddle up in a cozy room full of beloved Peanuts characters and the world’s most adorable beagle.

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Goodnight, Kitty: We stay in a hotel room dedicated to the queen of kawaii【Photos】

Hello, Kitty. And hello, crossover branding!

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Take one last look at the classic architecture of Nara Juvenile Prison【Photos】

This stunning work of century-old architecture has given its last tour allowing people access to never-before-seen parts of the facility.

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Sleep in a bookshelf at the new bookstore-themed hostel in Kyoto

This brand new space has 5,000 books for guests to read, a special bar stocked with local beers, and bunks inside the shelves to sleep in.

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Kitakyushu Hotel Plaza offers 5 bucks off if they think you’re balding

Not only do you get a 500 yen per night discount, but it promises to be one of the more emotional check-ins you’ll ever experience.

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Gorgeous Japanese prison built at turn of the century to become hotel

When staying at this century-old correctional facility, you might hope they lock you up and throw away the key.

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New Shibuya capsule hotel targets women visiting from overseas with gorgeous bath and more

Looking for an inexpensive, relaxing place to stay in Shibuya? Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuy may be just what you want!

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We bunk up in “bookstore hotel” Book and Bed Tokyo on opening night

Ever since we heard about the opening of a bookstore-themed hotel with sleeping quarters built into its wooden bookshelves, we’ve been keeping a close eye out for updates, and were actually lucky enough to snap up a reservation to stay at the hotel on opening night!

After emerging from the beautiful space this morning, we can happily say it’s one of the most atmospheric places to stay in Tokyo. Actually, we wouldn’t mind shacking up here permanently! Come with us as we take you through all the gorgeous features and unusual details after the break.

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Universal Studios Japan unlocks its haunted hotel rooms, has a special menu for Halloween

Japan has been gearing up for Halloween since the end of August, but now that we’re actually into the correct month, we feel it’s acceptable to start posting Halloween-related articles. Today we’re introducing the Halloween festivities going on at Universal Studies in Osaka, Japan.

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Haunted, abandoned hotel complex on Okinawa is a lesson against messing with Japan’s spirits

A luxury leisure resort on the lush hillside of Okinawa. Panoramic ocean views. A waterpark, a petting zoo, a night club. Now crumbling into ruins, swallowed up by nature reclaiming the land developers tried to take. Perhaps the owners should have known better than to build on the site of ancient tombs. The local priests warned them. But they didn’t listen.

This is the tale of Okinawa’s Nakagusuku Kogen Hotel, one of the most haunted abandoned sites in Japan.

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“It’s just like Disneyland!” Our Japanese reporter visits the love hotel where dreams are made

If Japan’s love hotels range from cheap ‘n’ cheerful to downright bizarre, Sky Paradise Rakuen must rank as one of the most marvellously ridiculous. While enjoying a discreet tryst with your partner of choice, you can also take a ride on a gondola under a sparkling jewel-encrusted sky and gaze from your balcony out over theme park-style attractions.

Disney don’t do love hotels, but if they did they’d probably look like this!

Naturally, our Japanese reporter couldn’t resist heading down to Sky Paradise to check in and check it out. Just for research, of course.

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