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Green Plaza Shinjuku Capsule Reviews

1-29-2 Kabukichyo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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78%

Rating
316 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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69%

I will more appreciate if you have a plug in for charging battery in the personal capsule bed.

  • 5th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

I spent two nights here and I would definitely return! Great place to relax/crash if your in Tokyo to explore!

  • 4th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

If you want ot experience a real Japanese bath this is the place, they have clean and big facilities for that. The bath is public so you have to be aware of that. They want me to pay extra to get wifi or plugs to my phone, but you can find a place to charge it in the lobby. They have staff that knows English and I suggest you speak with her.


54%

If you're on holiday and wanting to try something new, this place isn't bad. But if you're trying to rest up before an interview, like I was, capsule hotels are probably not for you.


86%

A very interesting experience, there are numerous facilities onsite and a prevalent 70s vibe. Very unique, distinctly Japanese.


86%

if you are curious to try a real capsule hotel, it's a good choice


100%

Fantastic! What a great (and clean!) experience for a very cheap price. Just 40 dollar a night including "the spa". Great deal!


54%

Real pain in the ass. There is no wifi at all , only in some capsules, which were already booked(wonder why?)and, if want to book, need to pay 800 yen more. What sort of resort doesn't have wi-fi in their premise? Also, if you want to take a stroll out of the place, when you enter you need to go through a sort of re check in process which can be a real hassle. There was a winter storm and I had a date so communication was key, but I had no access. At the end met my date but had to through a lot


80%

This place is in a great location and is really easy to find from Shinjuku. It was quite clean and the onsen facilities which include sauna and steam room were great to have. The staff were very friendly and whilst most of them didn't speak English, there were a couple who could answer any unusual/difficult questions.


97%

As a foreigner, it was a good experience staying at a capsule hotel.


20%

here is no good!

  • 2nd Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Very surreal, and very Japanese. Helpful and friendly staff who spoke pretty good English. Only negative is that you have to check out by 10 am every day, and then re-check in after 3 pm. Luggage can be left with the staff at the main desk however. Excellent budget option right next to Shinjuku station and nightlife district. No curfew.

  • 24th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

For the same price you get at a hostel, you get your basic essential facilities plus a public bath. For an additional cost, there is also a restaurant and a variety of massage areas. Only downside was a very low number of power sockets and computer access for the relatively large number of people staying there. It is slightly inconvenient of a place to stay if you have lots of gear, but if you want a standalone experience, definitely give this place a shot!


80%

Excellent

  • 18th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

Green capsule plaza is much more a capsule hotel for people busy people who had to travel but its still convenient for travellers on holiday. It was a great experience staying at the place. Variety of facilities that they offer is an advantage.

  • 16th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Awesome place to stay! You are in the heart of the city here. Very easy to find and lots to do neaby. I had my doubts about this place, but the staff are super helpful. The capsule itself was a bit small for me being 6ft 2, the light and heater stayed on throughout,so I advise bringing something to block out the light. I had the option to upgrade to a room with WiFi and charge point. Well worth it, even though standard room has Wifi and you can charge, but it costs. Definatly stay again.


74%

A capsule hotel, an experience. One goes here for the experience, or because one needs it. One knows what one gets. The staff, although a bit non-personal, is efficient. Atmosphere is just anonymous, mostly Japanese men are here and the few foreigners we saw were busy with their stuffs. RIght in front of the Seibu Shinjuku station, and already in Kabukucho district.


71%

BE CAREFUL! 1. They don't have free sockets. If you need to charge your phone you have to pay 100 JPY per 10 minutes! And there's poor set of cables in charging machine (au, softbank, docomo, iPhone) only. 2. Check-out is at 10AM. Every day. Even if you booked for a week. So you can't stay there from 10AM to 3PM. Then check-in again. 3. Tattoos. If you have one - you are yakuza and can't stay there at all! So I has to put some patch on mine and tell that I don't have tattoos. Capsule hotel...


80%

there is always a queue in the counter for checking-in or key drops for going out. Get prepared for some waiting in reception. Also, wifi is not available except for superior capsule (sad that i was staying in ordinary one and i could not have internet access there). i just spent a night there so didn't really check out the whole bldg. restaurant floor looks fine and the baths are fine too. All in all, value for money plus good location


40%

this was the worst place ive ever stayed at. i got sick (either from food poisoning or from the capsule). either way, i was on the toilet vomitting and excreting my guts out. walking to the next cubicle i vomitted again, screaming for help, instead of asking for assistance, they cleaned my remains and left me. they didnt let my friend enter to help me without charging him. this was the worst experience ive ever had. went to hospital. after leaving the capsule hostel i felt better instantly.


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