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Muji is Opening Its First Japanese Hotel in Tokyo

Open from next Thursday, the new Muji hotel is now accepting reservations.

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If you’re living your best life after Marie Kondo-ing everything from your closet to your love life, the new Muji hotel opening in Tokyo on April 4 might be just the place for you.

The Muji hotel stays true to the brand’s minimalist aesthetic.

The popular Japanese homeware and lifestyle brand, Mujirushi Ryohin — typically shortened to Muji — announced on their website on March 20 that they have started accepting reservations for what will be their first hotel in Japan: MUJI HOTEL GINZA (as it’s officially branded), set to open its doors on Thursday.

Named after Tokyo’s ritzy Ginza district where the hotel will be located, along with its new global flagship store, this will be the third Muji hotel worldwide following their two Chinese locations in Beijing and Shenzhen.

With a typically sleek design and minimalist approach, each room is furnished with a variety of household goods and furniture straight out of the Muji catalog — conveniently placed on the coffee table for guests to browse at their leisure.

It looks just like the store!

The concept behind the Muji hotel is the slightly wooly notion of “anti-gorgeous, anti-cheap.” That’s “gorgeous” as in “showy/flashy” and “cheap” as in “poor quality.” However, at a starting rate of ¥14,900 ($135) per person, per night (not including the optional breakfast) some may disagree with the “anti-cheap” concept.

The Ginza location will include a total of 79 guest rooms, with 9 different types. Some room types really hone in on the Tokyo tiny apartment aesthetic, whereas others are more roomy with the option to sprawl out on Muji’s trademark generic-is-better couches.

Small but perfectly formed.

The hotel rooms will only occupy the sixth to tenth floors of the building, with the other floors will be dedicated to other branches of the Muji brand. This will including the store, two art galleries, a multilingual library, and a restaurant specializing in locally-sourced ingredients.

If you’re a fan of all things Muji and this sounds like the hotel for you, you can reserve your future room here. Get in there quick as rooms for the next few months are already being booked up.

6F, 3-3-5, Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo 104-0061 - Map
2 minutes on foot from Ginza Station, exit C8.

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