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You Can Now Stay in a Capsule Hotel in London

Picture of Alice Johnston
Food Editor
Updated: 16 February 2018
If you’re on a tight budget, travelling can feel out of reach. It’s frustrating to dream of having a fabulous time in iconic cities when you can’t afford to stay there.

Enter the capsule hotel. A series of space age-esque beds stacked one on top of the other, equipped with coloured lights and curtains. It sounds like something out of a sci-fi film, but it’s available right here in London.

Created by hostel chain St Christopher’s Inns, the capsule hotel was inspired by similar beds in China, Japan and Singapore.

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The capsule hotel is cosy and compact | © St Christopher’s Inn

There are 26 beds, each with mood lighting, free WiFi, charging sockets, and of course a comfortable bed and a curtain.

You can get your beauty rest for only £25 a night in the heart of buzzing London, snug and safe in your own little capsule cocoon.

Sophie Herbert, the marketing manager at St Christopher’s Inns, said: ‘Taking travel to the next level, our homely capsules offer ultimate privacy, yet keeping the social and communal vibe of a hostel.’

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They cost £25 a night to stay in | © St Christopher’s Inn

The capsule give you privacy to sleep, change and relax that a hostel rarely provides, meaning you’ll be better rested for your travelling adventures.

Would you sleep in a capsule?