That level of strictness that seems excessive, to me anyway. Instead, the lockers are on the same floor as the showers. which blurs the line between “capsule hotel” and hostel.I stayed at the I stayed at the Takayama Oasis branch, and it was one of the nicest places I stayed in Japan and one of the best beds I’ve ever had. Each pod was like a small room (a room-within-a-room if you will).
Coming to Japan as a first-time visitor isn’t really about seeing the country – it’s about having an unfamiliar, overwhelming and fascinating place happen to you.
and then re-check in later that day, even if you’re staying multiple days. If you’re planning on staying in an area more than one day, I’d skip Nine Hours just on this aspect.
Conclusion I love hostels, and spend most of the year living in them.
It varies a bit what you find inside, but generally there are shelves and outlets for your electronics, often a small locker for the same (if you want to lock them up during the day), and sometimes there’s a radio or TV.