Let’s Take A Look Inside Italy’s First Capsule Hotel

Italy's first capsule hotel, Bed and Boarding - shortened to BenBo, has opened at the Naples Capodichino International Airport.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

 

Italy’s first capsule hotel, BednBoarding (shortened to BenBo), has opened at the Naples Capodichino International Airport.

Designed by Carlotta Tartone of Studiotre of Naples, together with marketing manager Carlotta Tartarone of hotel brand Dorelan, the airport hotel is made up of 42 capsule rooms that also includes a lobby, a shared general space, and 16 private bathrooms.

 

Italy's first capsule hotel, Bed and Boarding - shortened to BenBo, has opened at the Naples Capodichino International Airport.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

Plants scattered throughout the lobby keep the space feeling fresh and welcoming while the large windows let in natural light to keep the space bright.


The modern lobby of this short stay hotel in Naples, Italy, has plants to keep the space feeling fresh and welcoming while the large windows let in natural light to keep the space bright.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

An elevated platform at the front of the hotel provides guests with a bright spot to sit with their laptops, books, or snacks, and has large windows that help brighten up the space.


This short stay hotel in Naples, Italy, has an elevated platform at the front of the hotel provides guests with a bright spot to sit with their laptops, books, or snacks, and has large windows that help brighten up the space.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

The exterior of each capsule is painted either white, orange or light green and is identified by a number painted onto the floor at the entrance. Depending on your needs, the capsules can be used for as little as an hour or as long as 9 hours, making layovers a lot more comfortable.


The exterior of each capsule in this short stay hotel in Naples, Italy, is painted either white, orange or light green and is identified by a number painted onto the floor at the entrance. Depending on your needs, the capsules can be used for as little as an hour or as long as 9 hours, making layovers a lot more comfortable.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

Each capsule is 4 square meters and has soundproof walls, an automatic door, a window with blinds, a drop down table/desk, a television, a mirror, hangers, and a shoe storage compartment that’s seen from the outside of the capsule but can only be accessed from inside.


The capsule hotel rooms inside BenBo in Naples, Italy, are just 4 square meters and have soundproof walls, an automatic door, a window with blinds, a drop down table/desk, a television, a mirror, hangers, and a shoe storage compartment.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

There are 16 bathrooms in the hotel, each with its own toilet, sink, and shower to help you freshen up before the next leg of your journey.


There are 16 bathrooms in this modern Italian capsule (or pod) hotel, each with its own toilet, sink, and shower with a glass half wall.

Photography by BenBo – BednBoarding

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