fancy sleeping on water? this floating futuristic hotel pod was unveiled to the press ahead of its official launch at the huis ten bosch theme park in southwestern japan.



the floating hotel room can accommodate up to three guests and has two floors, the first for sleeping and the second for lounging. a small outdoor deck offers guest the opportunity to enjoy the scenery. a video posted online by japanese media outlet kyodo news shows a roomy interior with a large lounge, and a wooden staircase leading to a deck. other amenities include a bathroom, with a shower and a bath, and a separate toilet.


video by kyodonews




should unexpected weather stop you from enjoying your booking, the hotel will offer the option to stay in one of the park’s other hotels, which includes the entirely robot-staffed henna hotelhuis ten bosch plans to launch the accommodation option this summer. one night in the pod will set you back 35,000 yen (about $330 and €265) but a minimum two-night stay is required.