The westernized pod-hotel concept offers more space than its Japanese counterpart - think cruise ship cabin, not sleeping coffin. Plus, the modular rooms are generally built with double occupancy in mind, and many even have en-suite bathrooms. Often stylish and priced well under nearby hotels, this new batch of modular hotels embraces sleek design, efficient spaces, and integrated technologies such as Wi-Fi and flat-screen televisions.

USA TODAY has a review of the modular hotel up-and-comers.

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