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Let’s compare the features and prices of four types of accommodation

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“When you travel, you want to truncate the budget accommodation as much as possible …!”
I think this is the universal desire of budget travelers.

Since Japan is especially high rates country when you compared with other countries, appropriate accommodation select is exactly a matter of life and death for the traveler.

So this time, I tried to compare the features and prices of four types of accommodation which are “Business hotel”, “Youth Hostel”, “Capsule Hotel”, and “Guest House”.

Business hotel

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Rate: Private room per night 6,000 to 10,000 yen

If you visit Tokyo for a business trip, I think generally will access to a business hotel.
Since specializing in the use of the businessman, it is attractive that it can stay at a reasonable price than the usual tourist hotels.

In general, simple and clean room, there are facilities such as bed, shower and television. High business hotel to some extent rates, sometimes breakfast is attached.

Yet the disadvantage is the height of fee. Rates from about 6,000 yen per night, is expensive compared to other accommodation, which will be described later.

Youth Hostel

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Rates: Single per person per night 4,500 yen (members outside 5,100 yen)

youth hostel has worldwide deployment as accommodation for travelers.
About 5,500 facilities exist in 80 countries around the world. The bedroom is the gender dormitory and basically bunk beds.
There is also a hostel with private rooms available. Facilities such as shower and toilet will be basically in common use.

Also, since the same way as guest house travelers gather from all around the world, it is an international exchange in the lounge is also one of the charms.

In the past, was self-service, such as cleaning and catering, strict observance of the curfew, and there were various rules such as the prohibition of drinking, but generally rules became gentle in recent years, and has become closer to the general accommodation.

In the case of the Japanese youth hostel, because there are many places where there is a discount when you use at least two people, three people or more, when you travel with friends it is a convenient accommodation.

Capsule hotel

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Fee: 2,500 yen to 4,000 yen per night

capsule hotel is a unique Japanese accommodation.
It is from one night about 2,500 yen. It is very cheap as in Japan.

Cot called “capsule” which is stacked in two stages are placed in a large room, the user’s bed is contained within this small capsule.
Within the capsule, such as lighting, ventilation fan, alarm clock and a small TV it has been installed in addition to the bedding. Since the key is not applied to the capsule, lockers are available outside. They have other facilities such as toilets, shower, some time a big public bath.

As a disadvantage, it is a very small room, that there is no sound insulation, many of them will be men-only. Even with significantly sacrificing comfort, it is a convenient facility for those who want to save the fee.

Guest house

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Rates: dormitory shared room per night 2,800 yen, and pleased to introduce to 4,800 yen private room,

“Guest house wasabi” is also one of them, it is called Guest house.

In a nutshell, the Guest house is an inn room without meals that omitting the amenities services is attractive that it is available at cheap rates as compared to the normal inn.

In many countries overseas, we have established a status as accommodation of budget traveler an alternative to the youth hostel. Also Guest houses are now steadily increasing the number in Japan.

About bedrooms, there are two types of dormitory and private rooms. Room called “dormitory”, by providing a bed of 4-10 persons per room in the shared room, and is suppressing cheaper accommodation of each unit price. Common facilities, are such as free Wi-Fi ,locker, shared toilet, shower, reading lights, air-conditioner, launderette.

In the case of “Guest house wasabi”, in order to have the Japan features, you will find a large bath. In addition, in the “Guest house wasabi”, amenities such as shampoo, rinse, lotion, milk are available free of charge when in usual guest house (dormitory) they are available for a fee.

In addition, free drinks and free miso soup, you can add free mattress, trouser press, hair iron, since lending clothes irons for free, it is very profitable

Another attraction of the Guest house is thriving exchanges between travelers!

You can talk to each other until late in the night, and if you become friends, you might will go sightseeing together; it is one of the wonderful things which happens when you travel.

What do you think about these information?

Please choose the best accommodation for yourself by matching the style of budget and travel.

Have a wonderful trip ♪