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Island jaunts in floating pods: Japan's newest hotel experience

Climb aboard at Huis Ten Bosch theme park and arrive in time for breakfast

Huis Ten Bosch's floating hotel rooms feature a stabilization system for a comfortable ride.

TOKYO -- An amusement park in southwestern Japan is about to ferry visitors to an uninhabited island aboard an unusual mode of transportation: floating, spherical pods that serve as hotel rooms.

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