Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ikebukuro, Tokyo - Updated 2024

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Ikebukuro is Tokyo’s commercial, entertainment, and dining district which is famous for its gourmet restaurants and ramen shops, owl statues, butler cafés, anime/manga stores, enormous department stores, and love hotels. The Pokemon Center Mega here is the biggest Pokemon center in Japan, known to offer the biggest selection of limited edition items. The key reason for the popularity of this district is its railway station. The Ikebukuro station was opened in 1903 and has been consistently ranked among the world’s top three busiest stations in the past decade. Moreover, some of the best restaurants in the city are located near the Ikebukuro Station. Don’t know where to stay in Ikebukuro? Then keep reading to check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 02, 2024.

1. Cozy apartment near Ikebukuro Station (from USD 208)

Featuring two bedrooms, this cozy apartment is one of the best Airbnb in Tokyo for families. The kitchen is fully equipped and the apartment comes with an in-unit washer and dryer. Other essentials such as towels, soap, and bed linen are also provided. For entertainment purposes, there is a television with FireStick, a Nintendo Switch gaming console, and board games.

The apartment itself is a short walk from the Ikebukuro Station and is located among a number of restaurants and stores.

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Toshima City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
81 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were also fully entertained with the tv shows and nintendo switch
kitchen appliances were fast heating and sparkling clean
feels just like living in a japanese apartment
very clean and has lots of things to meet what we need very very recommended
very clean and tidy and had all the facilities needed to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable
thank you kousuke we enjoyed ourselves and you were so helpful
the host is very responsive and everything is exactly as described
thank you kousuke san for hosting our family
close to subway good location
the location is pretty good with peace neighborhood
great place in a great location
great location close to station grocery coffee
fantastic location and accommodations would stay again
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2. Three-floor boutique cottage (from USD 203)

This three-floor private cottage is an ideal vacation rental for a big group visiting Tokyo. The unit features a modern kitchen that is fully equipped with appliances as well as cooking basics including utensils. The apartment has air-conditioning, heating system as well as an indoor fireplace. Toiletries and bedding essentials are also provided by the host.

Located just a five-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station, guests can easily explore the vibrant districts of Tokyo such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ginza. Finding a nearby convenience or drug store should not be a problem as there are many.

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Toshima City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
53 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
very clean and perfect for a family
the apartment is very clean neat and modern
her place was very clean and comfy and spacious for our family
the apartment was very clean and tidy exactly as pictured
li was a fantastic host and super responsive
instructions are in english as well to help but if i needed anything the host is very responsive
great and quick communication with the host
perfect location and close to ikebukuro station
good and great location as it’s walkable to ikebukuro station
nice place with good location just 5-10 min from ikebukuro station via exit c6
a lovely quiet neighbourhood just 5 mins walk to busy ikebukuro station - handy for all jr connections
quiet and safe neighbourhood
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3. Tranquil haven for couples (from USD 144)

Discover the perfect blend of convenience and tranquility in this apartment in Ikebukuro. The unit is easily accessible from both Narita International Airport and Haneda Airport and grants you the freedom to explore the city’s top attractions, including Sunshine City, Omoide Yokocho, Shinjuku Golden Gai, and more.

With 24-hour convenience stores and supermarkets nearby, your stay is made all the more comfortable. This cozy apartment is ideal for couples and provides essential amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen, TV, and high-speed WiFi. Unveil the wonders of Tokyo from this lovely abode!

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Toshima City, Tokyo, Japan
45 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pocket wifi was so helpful
the house is clean easy to find around 5-7mins can walk to subway
she was friendly and always available to answer back messages
chihiro was a great host and was quick to respond to any enquiries
place is very comfortable and convenient to different location
it’s a great place to stay
i could recommend this place
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4. Cozy apartment in a convenient location (from USD 75)

This loft-style apartment has two double beds, so it can comfortably sleep up to four guests. The private bathroom is standard to most Japanese apartments, so a bathtub is available. If you’re looking to wind down after a long day of exploring Tokyo, the TV offers access to Netflix and Amazon Prime. Best of all, staying in this Airbnb means you’ll be able to check out places such as Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, and more by taking the train from Ikebukuro Station, which is only seven minutes away on foot! The amazing location of this Airbnb definitely makes it one of the best places to stay in Ikebukuro.

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Toshima City, Tokyo, Japan
222 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
great stay close to station and very cosy
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5. Cozy apartment in Ikebukuro

This is a western style, clean, comfortable, fashionable, and compact apartment with a balcony. Located in a calm neighborhood, a 7 min walk from the Ikebukuro station. There’s one master bedroom which has a semi-double bed and sofa cum bed which can comfortably sleep 4 people. So, this is an ideal apartment for a family. The fully furnished apartment has a bedside table, coffee table, bathroom, AC (cool/heat), hair dryer, electric kettle, dishes, washing machine, refrigerator, microwave and free pocket WiFi. The Superhost also provides you with basic amenities such as shampoo, conditioner, body soap, clean bath towels, tissue paper, and toilet paper.

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6. Ikebukuro one-story house

An exemplary apartment decorated in Japanese traditional style, this place will surely make you feel at home. Its architecture, décor and fusion interiors are the best way to reminisce memories. It is spacious and can accommodate up to 6 guests as it has 3 beds and 3 futon mattresses that can be spread out. The kitchen & bathroom are fully equipped with modern amenities and there’s also free unlimited WiFi. Although the Ikebukuro station is a 15 min walk, you can also take the subway to Kanamecho station which is a 3 min walk from the property.

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Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan
211 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it does not have pocket wifi but has great regular wifi
ok for showering sleeping
heater good but also has air conditioning + easy to use washing machine
there is air-conditioning (both hot and cold) and a nice powerful water heater with good water pressure
there were comfortable beds as opposed to sleeping mats or futons
the bedding clean & extremely comfy
the house is clean and tidy
the place was clean and great
the place is sparkling clean
an old but clean traditional japanese house
kanae & tsunaki were great host
the hosts were friendly and responsive
the host is very friendly and helpful
the host is a really good person
kanae and tsunaki were very helpful hosts
good location very close to kanamecho station
great location right next to subway station
the location was good
such a lovely stay away from the bustle but still close to transportation
it is located near a metro station which makes it easy to travel
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7. Comfy room 3 minutes to the station

This beautiful property is merely a 15 min walk from the JR Ikebukuro station and can easily accommodate up to 7 guests. Although it will be ideal for 4-6 people as it has 2 separate bedrooms with 1 double bed, 1 sofa cum bed, 2 bunk beds and 1 futon mattress that can be spread on the floor. It is an ideal place to stay in if you are traveling with friends or family. The nearest Seven Eleven is just a minutes’ walk away and remains open 24 hrs. The apartment is clean, well maintained, fully furnished and comes with free portable WiFi.

The owner has certain house rules such as this is a no smoking property, so you can only smoke on the balcony, the garbage needs to be sorted, electricity must be turned off when not in use, and you cannot have a loud party as the neighbors have children.

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8. Apartment near Ikebukuro JR station

This premium apartment is the best choice for you if you are traveling in a group of 4, as it is located a 10 minutes’ walk from the Ikebukuro station in a peaceful locality. The apartment is fully furnished and equipped with air conditioning which can be used for both cooling & heating. This is a fairly secure apartment and is fitted with the latest home security systems, including a 24 hour working monitor and password protected door locks. The Superhost is very welcoming and happy to address all your queries from shopping recommendations to sightseeing and eateries.

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9. Pink room in great location

This apartment has three rooms listed on Airbnb, and all are classy, cozy and well-furnished. Each room is fitted with a sink, TV, electric kettle, microwave, dishes, common WiFi, and a pocket WiFi. The bathroom is shared between all rooms. You can also request for some complimentary tea/snacks at the time of booking. Both the apartment door and room door are secured with a password lock so your belongings are safe. As this is a shared apartment the entire space is no smoking.

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10. Modern studio apartment

This modern studio is compact yet suitable for a family of 4. Though the room sizes are average, it is a fully furnished property with a modern mini kitchen and smart bathroom fitted with a bathtub, toilet & a shower. The JR Ikebukuro station is just a 7 min walk from the studio apartment.

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11. Luxury room near all major stations

This apartment is the ideal location for group travelers as it is merely a 2 min walk from Ikebukuro station, a 5 min walk from the bus terminal and it’s in a bustling neighborhood with tons of restaurants and shops in the vicinity. It can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people. There’s a spacious bedroom with 2 double beds and 2 extra futon mattresses also. It has plenty of natural light owing to large French windows in the bedroom. The apartment has all basic amenities including a free pocket WiFi, kitchen utensils, fresh bed linen, bath towels, and face towels.

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12. Shared apartment near the JR Line

This is a shared apartment with one private room which can accommodate 4 guests. There is a separate toilet, bathroom, standard kitchen and AC (cooling/heating) in the apartment. It is 5 min by walking from the C1 exit of the Ikebukuro station.

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13. Modern natural house

This is a newly constructed, modern, two-story house in a peaceful and safe locality, 10 minutes from the Ikebukuro station. It is the best place to stay in if you are traveling in a group. There are 4 bedrooms in this property which can comfortably accommodate 8 adults. Each bedroom has a large closet to store your belongings. There’s a fully equipped modern kitchen, air conditioning, and two toilets. The property also has a spacious rooftop with a small seating area for 4 persons where you can enjoy a meal or take a smoke break.

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14. Mermaid treasure cave

This is a beautiful property if you are traveling with kids. It can comfortably accommodate 5 people in its spacious mermaid theme room with a bunk bed, a wide sofa bed and additional mattresses that can be put on the floor. The flat is fully furnished and well-equipped with all amenities, even a bicycle, ski wear & kimono. The flat is a 13 min walk from the Ikebukuro station and offers a spacious, cozy place to spend a couple of nights nearby the city’s major shopping areas.

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15. Designer apartment near Ikebukuro Station

This well-designed apartment will make you feel like you’re staying in a hotel - but for a more affordable price! The bedroom has a double bed and a desk, and the walls are decorated with black and white images. A kitchenette is available, as well as a private bathroom with a tub. Ikebukuro Station is a 9-minute walk away from this Airbnb, and a 24-hour convenience store is easily accessible. The famous discount store, Don Quijote, may be on your itinerary, and you’ll be happy to know that it’s just 10 minutes away from the property.

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Toshima-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
68 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very clean and comfortable room
very clean and comfortable room
clean quick communication helpful and it matches pretty much our expectation
place was stylish and pretty clean
this place is super clean and convenient location
owner is very responsive and great host
i hope the host will replace it soon
i thank the owner for providing the great room letting me to stay in
easy to get to and the host had all-star communication with response time within minutes
however i’m sure with a responsible host such issues will be improved soon
the location of this apartment is amazing
good location and equipment
very quiet and peaceful yet still close to tons of bars and restaurants and the train station
thanksit was great but a little bit far from station
great place with everything you need and a wonderful location
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Ikebukuro's cozy spaces

Irrespective of how you travel, how many people are in your group, or the length of your stay, Ikebukuro is a must-add destination to your Tokyo itinerary. Airbnb offers some of the most affordable yet comfortable homes in the city. If you’re not keen on renting private houses, Ikebukuro also has some great affordable hotels. We hope you have a happy experience at these Ikebukuro accommodations.

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Frequently asked questions about Airbnb vacation rentals in Ikebukuro, Tokyo

1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Ikebukuro offer budget accommodations?

There is a range of Airbnb rentals that’ll provide you with a comfortable stay while still being easy on the pocket including this, tranquil haven for couples and this cozy apartment in a convenient location

2. Which vacation rentals in Ikebukuro are suitable for families?

Finding the perfect place to stay is something that either makes or breaks a vacation, especially when traveling with family. If you’re looking for a family-friendly vacation rental in Ikebukuro, do consider this cozy apartment near Ikebukuro station and this three-floor boutique cottage.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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