Are you bored of flashy and bright hotel rooms? Then the rooms at this ‘pod hotel’ that is futuristic, minimalistic and very chic should be your next destination. Capsule hotels or pod hotels, is a type of accommodation that began in Japan for travellers who don’t want to pay exorbitant rates for hotel accommodation while they are travelling. And now, this travel luxury has come to Mumbai in India.
Started in Mumbai, this capsule hotel offers room that is enough for one or two people with basic comforts and amenities. In Mumbai’s UrbanPod hotel, there is a Plasma TV, air conditioning, charging points, dressers, safety lockers, reading lights and of course, free WiFi. There are 140 pod units or rooms in Andheri’s pod hotel that had been opened recently.
And if you are a single woman traveller then this unique hotel also offers women-only pods.
The hotel offers complimentary mini-meals and breakfast at a 60-seater café downstairs. The prices of the pods range from Rs 1,800 to Rs 3,200.