aren't just popular in Canada and northern Europe. Japan's northern island of Hokkaido has The Alpha Resort Tomamu
in the Shimukappu village. The village includes several dome structures lit by colored lights. There are also some features not usually seen in other ice hotels including an ice glass studio where you can chisel out your own ice glass. You can take your ice glass to the ice bar or the ice cafe. And to to get an overview of the glowing village you can take a quick ride in a hot-air balloon at night. The hotel experience costs 20,000 yen (around $242).
[via Wall Street Journal