The designer Fumie Shibata has taken staying at a capsule hotel to another level making it a more desirable place to stay on those drunken nights when you’ve missed your last train home. They even have their own toiletries!
9 h (nainawasu) is a new capsule hotel that offers luxury in a minimum living space. the 9 h capsule hotel and all amenities were designed by fumie shibata of design studios, which she founded in 1994. with her team, she defined the elements necessary for a ‘minimal transit space’ in big cities in japan. the product designer has been pursuing the 9h project as a creative director for 3 years.
the first hotel will opened in december this year, located in shimogyo-ku, kyoto, located on teramachi street between department store fujii daimaru and convenience store AMPM, two minutes walk from kawaramachi station. the building itself will be 9 stories tall, will host 125 capsules, locker rooms, showers, and a lounge.
Would you want to stay at one of these?