Plug-and-Play Capsule Hotel

On the outside, it looks like something from a post-apocalyptic movie, but it’s actually just the Nakagin Capsule Tower (NCT) in Tokyo, Japan. For about $75 per night, guests can stay inside this modular mega structure, with each capsule containing a hyper compact bedroom en suite, space-saving furniture, as well as a circular-framed city-view. Continue reading for a more in-depth tour and additional information.

Japanese Capsule Hotel

“Ginza’s Nakagin Capsule Tower is a rare example of Metabolism, a post-war Japanese movement that applied organic biological growth to architectural mega structures. The building is actually comprised of two interconnected concrete towers (with 11 and 13 floors) that house 140 modules (or ‘capsules’), 20 of which are occupied. Each capsule is a self-contained, prefabricated unit that can be used for small living or as an office,” reports Inhabitat.