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Take a look inside the UK's first Japanese capsule hostel where you can sleep inside a pod for £25

  • Capsule hotels started in Japan in 1979 but are now popular across the world.
  • This hostel in the UK has its guests sleep in one of 26 capsules with adjustable mood lighting and a special ventilation system.
  • Each pod is available to rent from £25 per night with breakfast included.
  • Watch the video above to see what it’s like to stay in one of these capsules.

Hostels are communal places people stay while travelling, fitting several guests in each room with shared bathrooms. They’re known for being affordable, but they aren’t ideal for people who need their personal space.

That’s why St Christopher’s at the Village created capsules for their guests who want some privacy to escape for some peace and quiet. It’s the first hostel in the UK to offer capsules for their guests to sleep in.

The pods are available from £25 per night with breakfast included. Each capsule has mood lighting, curtains, plugs and USB sockets. A special ventilation system keeps the pod cool.

Capsule hotels started in Japan in 1979 but are now popular across the world.

Produced by Charlie Floyd

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