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Shinjuku Kuyakushomae Capsule Hotel
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

The entrance is difficult to locate because it's in a foyer which is off street level.
It was a very good experience. Close to bars and eateries.
It is about 15 minutes walk from the Shinjuku train station. The express train to Narita airport stops at this station.
I would thoroughly recommend the hotel to anyone seeking a capsule hotel experience.

Stayed: February 2017, traveled solo
Thank Keithm2014
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Does the job. Strange check in procedure, in which you put your shoes in a locker and then give the keys to reception and they will give you a different key for a different locker for you to put your bag and clothes in.

Capsule itself was obviously small - just enough room for me to sit up inside (I'm 5'11) you can also hear all the people come in and talking in the corridors. Capsule was clean and had a TV. Female floor was on the top level.

Common area was pretty busy when I got there, but had the basic amenities, vending machines, Sofas and eating area/canteen. The place also had a spa - if you've never been to an onsen before, read up about it and its very strict rules.

Very central position, without having to walk through the seedy part of town.

Tried this as a one night experience - I would only recommend this type of accommodation if you are on a tight budget. Otherwise, get an airbnb flat.

Stayed: February 2017, traveled solo
1  Thank marky_hop
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here on a solo trip to Tokyo in November 2016. In the heart of Shinjuku and about 15 mins walk to the main Shinjuku station.

Perfect for a solo trip

It was a bit hard to find initially. And you may walk past the pin on google maps several times before you find it.

Remember to take off your shoes as soon as you walk in.

More tourists who stay here than other the capsule hotels I have stayed at

Stayed: November 2016, traveled solo
Thank Ron R
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

The place is a bit hard to find from the Shinjuku Station itself, but manageable with a google map. Upon arrriving you would leave your luggage at the locker area and can proceed to the capsule.

- if you are a solo traveler then this place is perfect for you
- backpacks is way convenient if you check-in here
- male bathroom/shower area are open that fellow male goers can see your banana, which is something that i'm not use to especially in my culture.(oh well can't argue with that coz the place is cheap)
- you pay what you get, if the place is cheap don't expect 3-5 star treatment
- you have to check out everyday before 10am, you can leave your bags at the reception and recheck-in again.
- if your bag is small you can sneak it inside the capsule
- bring with you earplugs

Stayed: August 2016, traveled solo
Thank Lawrence G
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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I have given top star ratings because of this was new to me and was unusual but very interesting.

Capsules you sleep in are small yet comfortable and only recommended for sleeping. If you want to sit back and watch a movie (which you use headphones for, it is a complete silence zone) then be sure to experience back pain since you will slouch.

As for showering. This is common and split male and female. Be warned you will shower side by side and be nude in the numbers of at least 15 onwards.

Same goes for jacuzzis and saunas and face washing areas. All in all good experience. Staff also very friendly and informative.

Definate recommend at least for one night, just for the experience.

Stayed: December 2016, traveled solo
2  Thank SirJacobDavid
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Additional Information about Shinjuku Kuyakushomae Capsule Hotel

Address: 1-2-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Shinjuku > Shinjuku
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 39 Specialty lodging in Shinjuku
Price Range: ₱1,460 - ₱4,380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Shinjuku Kuyakushomae Capsule Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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