Haunted Love Hotel

2008-04-27 1

Nestled in the drinking districts or on the outskirts of every city in Japan are the greatest hotels on Earth – Love Hotels. Cheaper than a business hotel and equipped with such amenities as karaoke machines, Play Station, disco balls, slot machines, sex toy vending machines (and one hotel in Nagano has a bed that will glide 15 feet back and forth across the mirrored room) they are a great places to spend an afternoon or a night.

Nestled in the drinking districts or on the outskirts of every city in Japan are the greatest hotels on Earth – Love Hotels. Cheaper than a business hotel and equipped with such amenities as karaoke machines, Play Station, disco balls, slot machines, sex toy vending machines (and one hotel in Nagano has a bed that will glide 15 feet back and forth across the mirrored room) they are a great places to spend an afternoon or a night.
The only thing better than a love hotel is one that has been abandoned and left to the ghosts.

This hotel, formerly called The Celine, has been out of business since the bubble burst in the late 90’s and is rumored to be the locale of both murders and suicides. Kids will drive here and spend a night telling scary stories and holding seances. My co-worker’s boyfriend’s brother was knocked on his ass by “something” else than his circle of friends, so the story goes. Graffiti on the walls tells the story of a young woman who was reportedly killed here by her father-in-law, the horror! The rooms are opened and the furniture is still in it, though ravaged. It’s dark and super spooky – park a little down the road and hike back to it. Bring plenty of film and a flash! And extra underpants.

written by slushy on 2008-04-27 #places #culture #location #architecture

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One Comment

  1. shhquiet
    shhquiet ·

    looking at these creepy, moody photos (particularly the 5th one) i think i may need extra underpants now.

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