Japanese Mimaru Hotels Have Pokémon Rooms With Giant Snorlax


Japan doesn’t disappoint when it comes to Pokémon. If you’ve shopped at Pokémon Center in Shibuya and seen these cool manhole cover popping up across the country, here’s another experience you can add to your list. Pocket Monster fans can now stay overnight in a Pokémon-themed hotel room in Mimaru Hotels.

Special rooms are available at Mimaru locations in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka and have plenty of surprises in store. Each room is equipped with a kitchenette, dining area and plenty of Pokémon amenities.

Photo: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

Perfect for large groups or families, the rooms can accommodate up to six people and feature images of first-generation Pokémon on the walls, including Squirtle, Bulbasaur, and Dragonite. There are also Pokéballs printed on the dining table and linens, and each bedroom comes equipped with a giant Snorlax plush that can double as a cuddly companion.

Pokémon room at the Mimaru hotel
Photo: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

The kitchenette area is equipped with Pokéball tableware and you will receive a special gift upon check-in. For stays through June 30, the gift includes a Pokéball drawstring bag, a Pikachu welcome card, and two hand towels with exclusive Pokémon designs.

Pokémon hotel room
Photo: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.Tokyo Gift Design Set

For stays from July 1, the gift will turn into an eco-friendly bag, luggage tag and welcome cards. Designs vary depending on the hotel.

Pokémon hotel room
Photo: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.Kansai Gift Design Set

While only one Pokémon gift set is awarded per room, it is available for sale at 1,650 should you wish to collect additional keepsakes from your stay.

Pokémon room at the Mimaru hotel
Photo: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

In Tokyo, Pokémon rooms can be found in Mimaru hotels in Ueno and Ginza considering that the Kyoto sites are Shinmachi sanjo, Kyoto Station and Nishinotoin Takatsuji. In Osaka, there is currently only one Mimaru hotel in Namba. You can get a closer look at a Pokémon room in the Ueno Hotel with this 360 degree tour.

Rooms are available from 35,700 per night – more details here.

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