Capsule Hotels in Africa

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Featured Capsule Hotels in Africa

Cape Capsules Back Packers
2 out of 5
43 Royal Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7950
The price is £44 per night from 24 May to 25 May
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Fun times
"Maryna and Mike are great hosts. Room and facilities we clean and tidy. Good location easy walk across the street to beach. 10 minute walk to most restaurants in Muizenberg. Fun atmosphere. Will be back again."

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2022

Cape Capsules Back Packers
Hippo Pod Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Thibault House, 2 St Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape
Hippo Pod Hotel
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How much does it cost to stay in a capsule hotel in Africa?

Pod hotels in Africa start at £44. We have a great inventory to choose from, so compare options and availability on Expedia.co.uk today! Capsule hotels are a great way to travel on a budget or to have a different experience. Keep in mind that location, amenities and dates can heavily influence the price of your hotel night.

How many capsule hotels are there in Africa?

You can choose from 2 capsule hotels in Africa. To help you pick the best one that’s right for you, have a look at what our customers are saying! Pod hotels in Africa have 1 reviews with an average score of 2.5.

What is it like to stay in a capsule hotel in Africa?

If you take a hostel dorm room’s bunk beds, stack them tightly together and then encapsulate them with soundproof walls and a front-facing doorway, then you’d have a capsule hotel. Capsule hotels in Africa offer travellers a simple solution to an otherwise more expensive lodging option. You’ll have a functional sleeping space with shared amenities. The first capsule hotel was built in Osaka, Japan. Capsule hotels continue to be very popular in Japan and have spread to other parts of the world.

How to find the best Africa capsule hotels?

We’ve selected amazing offers on pod hotels in Africa for you. Simply review our current deals or enter your travel details in the search bar to see more. We have lots of great options available, so you’ll find what you’re looking for on Expedia.co.uk. You may even be able to book luxury capsule hotels and some that are billed as boutique inns. Some have in-capsule entertainment like TVs, and some are more private than others. Check out our selection!

What to look for when shopping for a capsule hotel in Africa?

User reviews should attest to the quality of the soundproofed walls, since you’ll be stacked right up against other guests’ pods. There should be electrical outlets, sufficient headroom to sit up and long enough to stretch out (so double-check measurements). Popular Africa capsule hotels should have good ventilation and air flow, and should definitely have WiFi.

Do capsule hotels have bathrooms in Africa?

Capsule hotels usually offer shared bathrooms, and some of them also have saunas. Start browsing and review our many attractive options on Expedia.co.uk. Check hotels descriptions to find out more.

Why stay in a capsule hotel in Africa?

The main reason is for convenience and to save money. In some cases, you might find a cheap capsule hotel option to be closer to Africa attractions.

How long can you stay in a capsule hotel in Africa?

Travellers visiting Africa may be able to find pricing by the hour—from just a few hours, to nine hours, to 24 hours or multi-day stays. Click on a hotel option to find out more. These are some of the cheapest places to stay.

Do capsule hotel offer gender-specific areas in Africa?

Some capsule hotels are women-only. Others segregate areas by gender so that men and women can feel more comfortable. Male or female, man or woman or non-binary; all travellers alike should read the hotel’s description to find out more details about this.

Can couples or families stay in Africa capsule hotels?

In general, capsule hotels are for individuals, so they’re not designed for couples and romance. As for families, some capsule hotels allow children, but you’ll have to read about each one in Africa to find out the rules and regulations, i.e. whether you can stay in a single capsule with a small child, or if you have to book two. Most often, it’s one adult per capsule. Some capsule hotels cater more to tourists, but it’s important to read about each place. There are lots of options in Africa.

What are the differences between a capsule pod and a general hotel room?

For the practical traveller, capsule hotels offer a convenient and relatively inexpensive way to get the basic accommodation you need for a night’s stay. You’ll have to sleep in a small space and like hostels, you’ll find that showers, toilets and dining areas are communal. Expedia.co.uk offers great deals on capsule hotels. However, if they’re not for you, check out some of our other accommodation types—we have something for everyone. A few final things to keep in mind. Capsule hotels are not for travellers who get claustrophobic. Some Africa pod hotels are designed for single-night stays and require guests to check out and check back in again.

Can I cancel my capsule hotel in Africa on Expedia.co.uk?

We offer free cancellation options on many properties. To see if your booking is eligible, log in to your Expedia.co.uk account and check your itinerary. If you need assistance, visit our customer service portal

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