Hotels in Japan: The Basics

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There are a lot of different styles of hotels in Japan, and some need explaining because they are definitely different for your average foreign visitor. Here's some brief breakdowns about each I've run into.

Capsule Hotels - Spas - Ryokans

Spas -- male leisure-life gone astray
I don't know exactly when Spas first came into existence, but they have been around since at least 1965 when such a hotel was used as the setting for a story in an episode from the manga series Warau Seirusuman ('The Laughing Salesman').

Capsule Hotels - Spas - Ryokans

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