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Books and café and accommodations?! A Unique, New Breed of Hostel Rises in Ginza

The Book Tea Bed GINZA, a hostel that is designed under the concept of “book café where guests can stay for the night” opened in Tokyo’s Ginza district in January. Another branch is slated to be opened in Azabujuban on March 20th (Monday).


Book Tea Bed GINZA is a new breed of hostel where guests will get to experience sleeping while surrounded by books. Inside its rooms that are so unique the bed and bookshelf are interconnected and form a single unit, comfortable sleep is guaranteed thanks to the TEMPURE pillows and mattress.


The bookshelves are lined with a wide array of books, from bestsellers, to famous authors’ series of books, photo collections, picture books, guidebooks and manga (comic books), and guests are free to read while eating or drinking in the café and sofa area. There are organic teas and coffees sold inside the hostel and staying guests can avail of the breakfast set (toast, coffee, and coconut chips) for 540 JPY.

BookTeaBed GINZA

5F Shimbashi Niko Bldg., 1-9-1, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo


The individual shower rooms are stocked with amenity sets (containing shampoo, conditioner, body soap, towel and toothbrush) prepared by THE AMENITY that guests can use for 540 JPY. The set also includes mini tote bags that are available only at Book Tea Bed.

Book lovers won’t be able to resist Book Tea Bed GINZA where they can read to their heart’s content! So, how about spending an extraordinary day in this unique space that fuses a book café and hostel?[This article was originally published in Walkerplus on 02.27.2017]

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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