hotels

Tokyo’s “bookstore hotel” adds a bar for travelers who love reading and drinking

Just be careful not to spill your drink on the pages you’re reading.

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We visit the breathtaking “House of Light” in the Japanese countryside

With an “Outside-in” room and a bath lit by fibre optics, this is one of Japan’s most unique places to stay.

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Survey reveals the most popular time to slip into a yukata at a traditional Japanese inn

Before bathing? After bathing? As soon as you arrive? Or not at all? Find out when most people usually change into yukata when staying at a ryokan.

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Japan’s cosplay inn giving a new lease on life to beautiful family business

Traditional hospitality mixes with modern otaku culture at mountainside ryokan.

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Sleep in a Japanese rail carriage at new train hostel in Tokyo【Pics】

This beloved sleeper train might be off the rails now but it’s still bringing joy to guests from all around the world.

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Tomaya: The old Japanese inn that only accepts reservations by post

The mysterious guesthouse is so unique it has a slew of repeat guests who have fallen in love with its rustic charms.

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We celebrate “Toilet Day” in Japan with a visit to a public toilet worth 100 million yen

With lavishly decorated gold-painted ceilings, a flowing brook and a Japanese style bridge, this is one of the most stylish places to do your business in Japan.

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Are Japan’s love hotels secretly filming their guests? We ask a former employee

Consenting adults generally go to love hotels for the express purpose of getting naked, but how much privacy do they really have?

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Why do so many Japanese love hotels refuse service to gay male couples?

We spoke to an industry veteran about the rationale behind the common practice, and got an answer we definitely weren’t expecting.

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Why stay in a hotel when you can spend the night in this Tokyo bookstore instead?

In what’s become an annual event, bookseller Junkudo is letting lucky lovers of literature spend one night slumbering among its shelves.

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Japanese love hotel makes plans to apply for Guinness World Record

The reason for their entry will surprise you.

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Tokyo hotel celebrates Halloween with “bloodstained” cake and chocolate that looks like turds

But don’t fill up on those, because you’ll want to save room for the Witch Organ Soup.

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Akihabara’s new capsule hotel has a bar with craft beer and sake, hot spring-style mineral bath

Capsules are only the beginning of what this new Tokyo capsule hotel has to offer.

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Why Does Engrish Happen in Japan? – Breakfast buffet edition

Is there a better way to start your day than with a nice plate of Italian wind salad and “near the broil with salt?”

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Swanky Tokyo hotel’s 2.2-pound bacon cheeseburger has us wanting to book a room for the food coma

Some would say it’s wrong to go to a fancy steakhouse and order a burger. If so, then we don’t want to be right.

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Japanese hotel guest leaves pile of erotic manga out, gets pleasant surprise from cleaning staff

Just because you like dirty dojinshi doesn’t mean you can’t have a clean room.

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Japan’s top 10 hotel breakfasts 2016: Kobe hotel tops the list once again!

Experience a tour of some of Japan’s best cuisine without even setting foot outside of your hotel with these top 10 breakfast buffet picks.

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Magical girl anime PreCure! has its own themed hotel rooms in Japan

More than 10,000 guests have stayed in hotel’s magical girl-decorated rooms.

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Low-cost Japanese inn welcomes foreign guests with hot springs, sake tastings, cosplay backdrops

Soak up some Japanese atmosphere without busting your budget.

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Flight delay ruins woman’s Valentine’s Day, airline apologizes, books her into S&M love hotel

After an airline scuppered passengers’ Valentine’s Day plans with a huge delay, one woman found herself in yet another bind when she learned that her complimentary hotel stay would be in an S&M dungeon-themed love hotel.

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