What a Japanese Capsule Hotel is Really Like | Osaka Japan

  • Published on Sep 16, 2019
  • First Cabin is a new concept that combines the idea of a capsule hotel with much more comfortable accommodations and facilities. This one was located in Namba, the best area to stay in Osaka Japan. The room cost me ¥3500 (US$32) per night.
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Comments • 414

  • Jake Javier
    Jake Javier Hour ago

    this is very cheap relative to the available amenities. i will stay in this place as well..

  • TroubleMcTrouble
    TroubleMcTrouble 4 hours ago

    After watching so many videos about Japan, the people and the life out there - I've decided Japan is operating in the year 3000 and the rest of us are barely out of the 1950s in comparison. I would love to visit at the very least (my dream was to emigrate to Japan, but sadly - at 54 - I can't see that happening now) because Japan is my dream for the future -it's just amazing that the Japanese get to live our future right now....I am, admittedly, SO jealous. :)

  • Hi there Person
    Hi there Person 6 hours ago

    That elevator door BUSTED open

  • Jess Dean
    Jess Dean 8 hours ago

    Where were the toliets?

  • Gemmel
    Gemmel 10 hours ago +1

    I'd never heard of these, looks like a better option than capsule for me.

  • Marie Katherine
    Marie Katherine 18 hours ago +1

    Looks cozy and surprisingly spacious!

  • Rachel Olvera
    Rachel Olvera 19 hours ago +1

    Very roomy

  • oi ochaa
    oi ochaa 19 hours ago +1

    capsule hotel in japan are design for a convenient staying!!For those people who came late for the last train!!For those people that are not familiar on the place or city!The reasons why most capsule hotel is very common in japan in a short walk near the train station!!For those in unexpected situation that need to stay but less budget!!Some people stay on manga kan or hon ya san a book store 24/7 !!A comic place to read books animes and you can avail 1500yen to stay used PC and a small space to lay and also having a shower!!That is very common place for those having a party or drinks that they can’t go home and too expensive for taxi!!Others go to karaoke to spend night until the first train in morning come!The reasons why capsule hotel are design for more relaxing convenient to stay!!So i hope the foreigners can understand and do not compared it to a hotel which having more privacy like a solid door to lock!!This capsule hotel are design much better than to stay at night in a 24 hours book store or at 24 hours karaoke!!!The purpose of this a relaxing convenient stay that you can lay down to sleep and having a good provision of bath,public bath or SPA even in a bad situation like you lost in a city or left by the last train and no place to stay specially winter season!!

  • Stephanie 7
    Stephanie 7 Day ago

    No lock on your door 😔

  • Whiskey Rose
    Whiskey Rose Day ago

    Excellent ! Thanks for sharing ?
    If u don’t mind sharing which hotel is it? Thanks n Merry Christmas 🎄 🌲🌲🌲

  • Tara Wright
    Tara Wright Day ago

    I wonder if they have people living there long term. It seems like a great deal to me.

  • Tara Wright
    Tara Wright Day ago

    I'm very impressed with the perfect English used in all their written communications. Better than what I see in most English speaking countries.

  • Loya Frostwind
    Loya Frostwind Day ago +1

    So it's like being in a first class luxury airline seat, except in a hotel? Seems more like cruiseship style accomodations in size and amenities, except no windows.

  • zeek man
    zeek man Day ago +4

    I like how you don’t talk and get straight to business

  • MSP 638
    MSP 638 Day ago

    Is nice the capsule room but as my personal choice I will stick to the traditional room, with the window view and private bathroom and space ,. At least for an emergency choice of a last option I would agree to sleep in one of these capsule hotels but other than that I will stay with my traditional room and window city view.

  • Dennis Mejia
    Dennis Mejia 2 days ago

    The door is just a curtain? I hope they didn’t recycle toothbrush.

    • oi ochaa
      oi ochaa 20 hours ago

      Dennis Mejia japan is not that stupid to recylce toothbrush!!Everything is abundant in japan even clothes appliance furniture they can easily through it to the garbage!Cost of a toothbrush same as one use wari bashi!A chopstick which disposable trash after used!

  • Daisy Ethel Navichoque
    Daisy Ethel Navichoque 2 days ago +1

    Good size for homeless shelters in the US!

  • Tony Yam
    Tony Yam 2 days ago

    Only ten u s a night 👍

  • marnie p
    marnie p 2 days ago +1

    Very interesting concept.

  • Sergio Correa
    Sergio Correa 4 days ago

    He didn't said how much for the night.

    • M D
      M D Day ago

      It’s in the description box. $32 per night

  • Rachel Olvera
    Rachel Olvera 4 days ago +1

    I actually like that!

  • Sergio Correa
    Sergio Correa 4 days ago +1

    More amenities, than mostly Hotels in USA.

  • Rachel Ring
    Rachel Ring 4 days ago +2

    Very impressed. Looks super clean and PJs!

  • Skooter623
    Skooter623 4 days ago +1


  • Chun Tong
    Chun Tong 5 days ago

    Would this be do-able (or even allow) for a couple?

  • Sam And Dan Music And Impressions

    Smart phone is to call for help when you sleep-walk in the night and end up in the fridge. 🤪

  • otto redlich
    otto redlich 6 days ago +1


  • Xiya L.
    Xiya L. 8 days ago +1

    2:23 what was that darting black shape in the room right before he steps in!? Hmmm

  • alexa lugo
    alexa lugo 9 days ago

    Allá es otro mundo! Aquí ya se hubieran robado las toallas, la tv, la secadora de pelo, los jabones de ropa y hasta las alomoadas!😁

  • phresh
    phresh 11 days ago

    G A C H I Bass

  • Michael Bruchas
    Michael Bruchas 11 days ago

    A little more “well-used” than I expected. Bathrooms down the hall?

  • Wendy Gillard
    Wendy Gillard 12 days ago

    Really good. The only negative I see is not being able to lock your cabin when going to sleep.

  • Israel Castro
    Israel Castro 14 days ago

    Hi i love you video do you have Instagram

  • Meiranie Nurtaeni
    Meiranie Nurtaeni 14 days ago +1

    Thankfully I found your video. Thank you for sharing this. I’m looking for value for money place for my next visit to Japan and this is definitely much much much valuable. Looks more spacious than average hostel & capsule hotel (ofc). Going to use it later. Thanks pnce again.

  • Thrano
    Thrano 16 days ago

    How long can you legally stay in a capsul hotel?

  • joseph dunn
    joseph dunn 17 days ago

    Did you feel claustrophobic?

  • István Kula
    István Kula 18 days ago +5

    Very cheap and super quiet. When I was in Osaka, I also booked a cabin (room) here. I can only recommend, few days for turist and business trip.

  • jj sc
    jj sc 18 days ago +1

    so cheap and clean, better than US.

  • Susan McManaway
    Susan McManaway 19 days ago

    What is nose breath

  • S C
    S C 19 days ago

    Can you lock the door to your room?

    • I Will Always Travel for Food
      I Will Always Travel for Food  18 days ago +1

      That’s one thing you aren’t able to do for security reasons. I’ve never had a problem though and Japan is a very safe country

  • Rossana Bachiorri
    Rossana Bachiorri 19 days ago

    Solo in Giappone si possono vedere tutte queste cose!

  • Rachel
    Rachel 20 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to help how things work there. I like the feature where you don’t add detergent, that it is added for you. How wonderful!
    The facilities are very clean and they make sure it seems that guests have all of their needs taken care of 😊😊😊

  • Donna Woods
    Donna Woods 20 days ago +1

    I enjoyed your video. I’m surprised to see so much English signage.

  • Sharon Keith
    Sharon Keith 20 days ago +1

    They DO have a toilet! Whew!

  • Trevor Random
    Trevor Random 21 day ago +6

    Next time I go to Japan I want to stay here love the airplane decor ☺ ♥ 🇯🇵

  • Diaz-Santos Cay
    Diaz-Santos Cay 21 day ago

    So how much did you pay for the room?

    • Diaz-Santos Cay
      Diaz-Santos Cay 9 days ago

      @Khatu Furlow buttt happy thanksgiving. ;)

    • Diaz-Santos Cay
      Diaz-Santos Cay 9 days ago

      @Khatu Furlow Lol. We dont do thanksgiving in dubai.

    • Khatu Furlow
      Khatu Furlow 9 days ago

      @Diaz-Santos Cay you're welcome! Happy thanksgiving! 😁💕

    • Diaz-Santos Cay
      Diaz-Santos Cay 10 days ago +1

      @Khatu Furlow Mmkay. Thanks someone replied. Lol

    • Khatu Furlow
      Khatu Furlow 10 days ago

      3500 yen

  • Emerald Zebra
    Emerald Zebra 21 day ago +1

    Looks pretty nice tbh

  • cant144
    cant144 21 day ago +21

    Excellent summary. Could only work in Japan, though; the most disciplined, clean, and respectful place on the planet.

  • Ikaw Lang Sapat Na
    Ikaw Lang Sapat Na 22 days ago +2

    I'm pretty sure your wearing the slippers wrong it's like 🔄

    • Rachel
      Rachel 20 days ago

      Ikaw Lang Sapat Na Those slippers were wayyyyy to small for most people

  • Sheila Cassidy
    Sheila Cassidy 22 days ago +11

    They really have thought of everything, very efficient 👍

  • Dexter Hernandez
    Dexter Hernandez 22 days ago

    Ur wearing the slippers the wrong way

  • musgrave68
    musgrave68 22 days ago +6

    "this elevator is only inside of the hotel. (it can not go to the upstairs.)" hmmm...

    • Rachel
      Rachel 20 days ago +1

      musgrave68 Bummer for those who have trouble using the stairs!

  • Cannoncocker94
    Cannoncocker94 22 days ago

    10:12 Metal Gear?!?!

  • Mr Vio Funny
    Mr Vio Funny 23 days ago +1

    Great video

  • Pei K
    Pei K 24 days ago

    Better than some houses or apartments I've visited...comes with wifi? Not too many places with that.

  • Adrianne Cooper
    Adrianne Cooper 24 days ago

    Super cool!👍

  • ogpu1
    ogpu1 24 days ago

    great video. No frills, but shows the real experience. was it quiet at night? Do you meet and talk to anyone there? Thanks for posting

  • Nicole L
    Nicole L 24 days ago

    Man this is like a dream business.

  • downndirtyvan downndirtyvan

    Looks awesome I would love.to.try it

  • Kiara Hill
    Kiara Hill 24 days ago

    I stayed in a first cabin while in Shinjuku and Kyoto and really enjoyed it. I was definitely worried about feeling claustrophobic, but it was fine and very comfy. Highly recommend it if you’re traveling in Japan.