Though conveniently located, a mere 120-second walk from JR Akihabara station, you can stay at “Anshin Oyado Akihabara Denkigai Branch” starting at ￥4,180. Capsule hotels are unique to Japan, thus foreign guests may be unfamiliar with their system. However, this hotel was carefully designed to allow the guests to spend a comfortable time in a limited space, and to experience the “Akiba” factor.
First, you will complete the registration at the 1st floor counter.
The usage guide for the first-timers. In addition to Japanese, it is available in English, Chinese, and Korean.
It is very easy to use. After you complete the registration on the 1st floor, change into the in-hotel wear in the locker room located in the back. There is no need to worry even in case of an emergency like, “I’ve missed the last train!” Dress shirts and underwear are sold at the hotel.
There are capsule rooms on top and the bottom.
There is a hook toward the front, and hangers are available.
You can watch TV while lying down. This is an area of Otaku.
Each capsule is 1m wide x 1m high x 2m deep. Unless you are a giant, the space is large enough for you to relax. In order to make efficient use of the limited space, the walls are packed with hooks, hangers, mirror, shelves, TV, and headphones. The capsule is full of ideas to make use of the small space, like watching TV while lying down, which resembles an Akiba-style Otaku room.
The beddings are all by Simmons.
All rooms are equipped with bedding by Simmons to offer you the best-quality sleep. Moreover, Simmons premium down pillows and blanket will be available with the VIP plan. The mattress upgrade is also available.
Sink area is located on the side of the elevator hall.
A variety of other amenities are available.
From cotton Q-tips to toothpicks. You can sense the level of service at this hotel.
There are plenty of amenity items in the sink area. Razors, toothbrushes, hair brushes, and hair-styling mousse are all available. Everything you need to get ready are available here.
The man-made Onsen, “Akiba no Yu,” is in the basement. There are 10 showers.
The spacious sink area.
“Akiba no Yu” in the basement is a man-made Onsen. It can be used by the overnight guests, as well as day-use guests. It is convenient if you want to hop in the bath to get refreshed. A mist sauna is also available.
A napping space is on the second floor.
It is like an internet café. You can use computers here.
A food/drink corner is available.
A resting space, “Nap Café,” is located on the second floor. Check with the front desk for availability. It is a comfortable space where you can enjoy free drinks and magazines, and use computers after bath or before going to sleep.
The interior of the hotel has a Bali-inspired tropical theme.