A love hotel is a type of short-stay hotel found around the world operated primarily for the These establishments appeared first around Ueno, Tokyo in part due to demand The first and only authentic, Japanese-influenced love hotel in Canada opened. Japan's Sex Trade: A Journey Through Japan's Erotic Subcultures.
Enter the Tokyo love hotel, or rabuho. Pro tip: The term sex hotels isn't used in Japan. Swings and vibrating beds were already part of the schtick, as was the frankly bonkers architecture characteristic of many older