By taking time to search out some of the nation's less-publicized types of lodgings, you're sure to find clean and comfortable places to stay that suit your pocket. Below you will find plenty of information about accommodation in Japan to give you an idea of what to expect before booking your trip.
A couple of quick things to note:
Accommodation charge is subject to a consumption tax of 5%.
First class hotels also impose a 10 to 15% service charge as well.
Tipping is not customary except at top luxury ryokan, where a guest will tip a maid when she first serves tea in the room.