This new book hotel in Sapporo comes with 4,000 mystery and travel books

Japan has some amazing libraries and bookstores, perfect for those who prefer to spend time glued to the printed page rather than their smartphones. If you’re looking to take it a step further, Japan has some beautifully designed library hotels, too, where you can spend the night surrounded by books. There’s the quirky Book and Bed hostels, the Manga Art Hotel that has over 5,000 titles of Japanese comics, as well as the upscale Hakone Honbako resort featuring floor-to-ceiling shelves of books. 

Now here’s a newcomer to the scene. Lamp Light Books Hotel first opened in Nagoya back in