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    Super Hotel, Lohas Akasaka, JapanBusiness Hotels are clean and comfortable "no-frills" lodgings often conveniently located within easy reach of public transportation. Despite the name, it is possible to book these rooms as an overseas visitor travelling for leisure. Room service is not generally available but most business hotels provide vending machines for snacks and drinks and many have their own restaurants. They may also occasionally have shared hot spring baths. Prices generally range between 6000JPY (£36) and 9000JPY (£55) per person, though this often depends on the location.
    Toyoko Inn, Super Hotel and APA Hotels are some of the popular business hotel chains found all across Japan. These hotels can usually be booked via typical online booking websites such as Booking.com.

    Nui Hostel in TokyoBackpacker lodgings are becoming an increasingly popular means of accommodation in Japan, and are a great way to travel Japan on a tight budget. Shared dorms are usually around 3000JPY (£18) per night, even in bigger cities. K's House hostels can be found all over the country in prominent sight-seeing locations and offer great quality rooms for single travellers or groups, from around 1,000JPY (£6) per person. Backpackers Japan also have three stylish properties offering mixed dorms and private rooms in Kyoto and Tokyo, where accommodation can otherwise often be expensive. Rooms usually start at around 3100JPY (£19) per night.

    Japanese Inn GroupThe Japanese Inn Group consists of around 90 moderately priced ryokan, minshiku, hostels and hotels that cater to foreign visitors. Room rates usually range from ¥3,500 - ¥6,000 (£21-36) per person, per night excluding meals. Their website is a useful resource for booking accommodation in more rural, regional locations in Japan.
  • Capsule Hotels

    Nadeshiko Hotel Capsule hotels are usually one of the cheapest accommodation options in Japan's big cities, and offer a small, personal space and shared shower and toilet facilities. Definitely not for the luxury traveller, capsule hotels often have lockers where you can leave your luggage, plug sockets for charging phones and towels. One stylish capsule hotel chain is 9h Nine Hours - in Kyoto, Sendai and at Narita airport - which offers stay plans for 4900yen/£30 or also offers capsules by the hour.

    The majority of capsule hotels offer accommodation exclusively for men, however there are some exceptions, with mixed gender capsule hotels (male and female capsules on different floors). In April 2016, a new capsule hotel solely for women, called Nadeshiko Hotel, opened in Shibuya with capsules costing 5500yen/£34 per night.

  • Useful Links

    The Japanese Inn Group
    Youth Hostels Association
    Japan Hotels Online
    Japan City Hotel Association
    The Japan Economy Hotel Group
    Nippon Travel Agency - Japan Hotel Pass

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