Capsule Hotels

Hotels that cater primarily to Japanese commuters who have missed the last train home to the suburbs; rooms are single- occupant capsules equipped with color TVs, radios, ventilation, and alarm clocks usually stacked on two levels in long rows.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
29369
Names
capsule hotels
capsule hotel
hotel, capsule
hotels, capsule
capsulehotels Dutch
capsulehotel Dutch
cubículos Spanish
cubículo Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300262594. The J. Paul Getty Trust.