16 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ueno, Tokyo, Japan - Updated 2024

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Ueno is a beautiful district located in Tokyo’s Taito ward and it is very popular for its traditional shrines, parks, museums and business centres. It is also the residence of the National Museum of Western Art and the National Museum of Nature and Science. If you visit the famous Ueno Park, you’ll spot the Benzaiten temple which is a shrine dedicated to the Buddhist Goddess. Ueno zoo is also a must-visit as you can take a look at the terrestrial Japanese Macaques, red-crowned cranes and white-tailed eagles. Aside from attractions, Ueno also has plenty of accommodation options. If you want to ride the trend of staying in a capsule hotel in Ueno, feel free to indulge yourself. Vacation rentals are also abundant and great stay options in this vibrant district. Check out the list below if you’re looking for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan.

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 June 29, 2024.

1. Modern yet traditional vacation home

If you want a modern yet traditional vacation home, take refuge at this stunning retreat. The place is staged on two floors and exudes warmth in every direction. Its main floor provides a nice space for gatherings as there is a living area with a TV and a generous dining area. The fully equipped kitchen is ready for all your home-cooking plans.

The upper level is a dedicated spot for relaxation as it showcases a Japanese-style bedroom with five snug mattresses below a fascinating mural. Free wifi is also appointed to the rental to cater to your crew’s browsing needs. As for its location, the unit is only a 10-minute walk from Iriya Station.

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Taito City, Tokyo, Japan
1.04 km (0.7 mi) from Ueno Zoo
74 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wi-fi a/c full kitchen with appliances washer well equipped bathrooms and bedrooms
two bathrooms and toilets is very hard to find somewhere but very lucky to have here
very nice the house have two bathroom
the house is generally clean and comfortable
the place is accessible and clean
the space itself is very clean comfortable and beautifully designed
overall it was beautiful clean comfortable and quiet
accommodation itself was clean comfortable quick access to convenience store and station
host was responsive and caring
the host is very responsive and helpful
good location and close to grocery store
easy to find the location
very close to the train station so easier for travelling
extremely nice quiet and easily accessible location (walking distance to train station)
first of all the location is particularly good
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2. Spacious accommodation with a bathtub (from USD 188)

Measuring 70 square meters (753.4 square feet), this spacious accommodation is a great fit for large families or groups of friends. The place features two distinct bedrooms: a Western-inspired space with two queen-size beds and a traditional Japanese room with two double-size beds. Its spacious dining area allows your group to follow up a good night’s sleep with a hearty breakfast. The well-equipped kitchen in the unit will surely enable the group’s cook to prepare delectable dishes.

You’ll also enjoy the conveniences of speedy wifi, a flat-screen TV, and air-conditioning in the property, which is only a five-minute walk to the Ueno subway station. Moreover, a bathtub awaits to relax your weary muscles.

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Taito City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.04 km (0.7 mi) from Ueno Zoo
75 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great experience to stay here it’s really comfortable
very clean and large rooms
this place was so clean looks brand new and very comfortable
otherwise everywhere else - the beds common space toilet and bathroom are clean and comfortable
nice host who is very quick to respond and help
the room size is good and host's response was also fast
the house owner was very gentle and kind he helped us to keep the luggage before check-in
also paul is very friendly and helpful
the host is fast and responsive to any request or feedback
location is also great; close to ueno and lots of food
and great location and access for sightseeing and vacations very close to several train stations
it was a great location for shopping and sightseeing you can find everything you need during your stay
if you are reviewing this house to stay around ueno station you got the perfect one
very attractive location nearby to all the big stations also can able to reach within 10 minutes
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3. Cozy guest room in a great location (from USD 21)

Situated between Ueno and Akihabara, this guest room puts you in a great location for sightseeing, dining, shopping, and more. It is only a short walk to numerous subway stations in the area, while Imperial Palace and attractions in the district of Asakusa are a quick drive away from here.

This humble and cozy retreat offers a comfy single-size bed and complimentary wifi. The heating and air-conditioning make it a comfortable retreat at any time of the year There is an equipped kitchen on the premises if you wish to enjoy home-style meals. What’s more, long-term stays and luggage drop-off are welcome here.

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Taito City, Tokyo, Japan
1.48 km (1.0 mi) from Ueno Zoo
225 reviews   Wifi Available
Room in aparthotel 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are basic but the owner makes it comfortable
clean room and amenities are provided
room was small but perfect for one person
great stay and was very clean
it’s clean just like the picture
the place is so clean and neat
the room is little small but clean
the place was clean tidy and cozy and the shower is great
the owner was nice in the chat and the check in process was very easy
friendly keeper at the house
host was super helpful not to mention how quick she communicated and helped direct me to the right place
minami is a great host who tries her best to accommodate with as much flexibility as possible
great host fast response and great room in a great location
the location is perfect
very good location which is very near to akihabara and great price
very nice place great location
easy to find and clote to the station
only two minutes away from the metro station there nice restaurants and shops nearby
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4. Second-floor rental with warm ambiance (from USD 106)

The warm atmosphere and comfortable amenities of this rental equate to a relaxing stay. It is tucked on the second floor of a building serviced by an elevator, so access will surely be effortless. The unit offers two plush double-size beds in its master bedroom and two additional beds in its Japanese-style room for restful slumbers. But before hitting the sack, do check out the shower room’s bathtub for a soothing soak.

The air-conditioned home is appointed with modern touches such as high-speed wifi and cable TV to keep you entertained. You’ll be able to whip up your own daily meals here as the eat-in kitchen area is well equipped.

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Taito City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.03 km (0.7 mi) from Ueno Zoo
67 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
everything was very clean as well
well kept place - clean and tidy
the hotel is very clean and more comfortable
the room is tidy and clean and the neighborhood is quiet
he was also very kind every time
first the owner responded quickly very friendly
paul and glico are helpful and respond rapidly
very clean near stations good location host and manager is very kindly nice
love the location of the apartment close to everything
metrothe location is really convenient it is easy to access airport and other attractions
easily accessible from okachimachi station
great location and value for money in tokyo
great location very japanese and comfortable place to stay
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5. Sleek and kid-friendly unit in a new hotel (from USD 108)

Those who are traveling to Ueno with their toddler can consider this sleek room tucked in a new hotel. Amenities such as travel crib, high chair, and baby tubs can be requested in advance so you can easily get settled with your little ones. The queen-size bed, massage chair, and air purifier in the unit will further help you make yourselves at home. Aside from air-conditioning and heating, wifi and a flat-screen TV are some of the contemporary conveniences here.

The rental is only a three-minute walk to Okachimachi train station. It’s in a convenient spot for sightseeing as Ueno Park and Ueno Zoo are nearby.

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Chiyoda City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.25 km (0.8 mi) from Ueno Zoo
64 reviews   Wifi Available
Room in hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was nice room with space
there was a problem with check-in but they upgraded my room for free
the room was very clean and wide
clean and much bigger than many other rooms in tokyo
clean and host is nice
it is a very clean hotel with nice sized rooms for 1 or 2 people
this is a clean and comfortable room located on a convenient street
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6. Clean and spacious apartment in Ueno, Tokyo (from USD 312)

This is another property located in Taitō-Ku, Ueno, Tokyo. The property has three bedrooms and five beds. There is also a private bath facility inside the property. In spite of its location in the downtown area, the property offers a quiet residential environment. You don’t have to worry about your wet clothes because the washing machine here comes with a dryer function. Other facilities include free wifi, a flat-screen TV, and a fully furnished kitchen. The Okachimachi JR station is just a two-minute walk from the property.

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Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.35 km (0.9 mi) from Ueno Zoo
87 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are 2 bathrooms which made life easier for the 5 of us
apartment is spacious and clean bathroom is big with 2 basins and water pressure is strong
great spacious apartment in a quiet neighborhood
the host is kind and believable
host was very friendly and helpful
the host was kind enough for us to drop off our luggage earlier than the check-in time
the host is extremely kind and generous
owners are very kind and the food was delicious
excellent location 2mins walk to okachimachi jr station
great place near train station
great location nice food in the building 1st floor near jr station good for family group
the train station was very close by giving access to the yamaote line
location also good to use the subway
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7. Cosy and modern apartment close to Akihabara (from USD 125)

If you’re on the lookout for a clean, cosy and modern room with a good location, this is the one for you. Akihabara is just six minutes away from this property. Being close to major train stations and lines, the location makes it extremely easy to explore other neighbourhoods of Tokyo. The property also comes with a fully furnished kitchen. The air-conditioned room suites include one bedroom with one bed and a bathroom. This Ueno accommodation is also raved about for being sparkling clean.

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Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.49 km (1.0 mi) from Ueno Zoo
105 reviews   Wifi Available
Room in boutique hotel 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is one double-bed and the mattress is awesome
the place is exactly as described and is comfortable for 2 people complete with amenities
the bed is fantastic
the room was small but was clean
apartment was clean and perfect for 2 people
clean place spacious enough for two people
it was perfectly clean well maintained and very comfortable
it’s a stylish new&clean nice place
the staff is helpful and friendly
hosts were helpful with queries
the staff was very competent and ready to help at all times
hosts were easy to contact if you ever need anything
host is really friendly and the place is clean
good location near multiple metro stops
good location and room for stay
location is perfect for someone who wants to shop in akihabara
i really love this apartment and location
lovely place in the heart of akihabara
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8. Clean room for two guests (from USD 68)

This sparkling clean room with tasteful interiors can sleep up to two guests. This room has a comfortable double bed, a clean bathroom and a kitchen that comprises a microwave, stove, refrigerator, and other cooking essentials. Laptop friendly workspace and continuous Wi-Fi connectivity will come in handy for business travelers. An iron, a TV, and a hairdryer are some other amenities available at this Airbnb vacation rental. A short walk will take you to Hibiya Sen-okachimachi Exit 1 and Oedo Sen-Shin-okachimachi station Exit A2 where you can board trains to explore the city.

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Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Ueno Zoo
206 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Room in serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was very modern with all the necessary amenities for a good trip
mattress and bed is comfortable
lovely room super clean and have all the amenities you need
the price was good and the room was as aspected
like the kitchen we can cook dinner there
clean and well equipped
the room was clean with big windows
very beautiful clean style appartments
the unit is clean and mordern too
very good room clean and modern
good place and good host
elaine is helpful and response to our enquiries
very modern and the host is awesome
very responsive host so you can contact easily if you have questions
easy to get to and communication with host was great
nice location and beautiful rooms
located only a short walk from the station would gladly stay again
great value for a central tokyo location
the location is pretty nice too
the location is easy to find only takes 10 mins walk from jr station
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9. Comfortable capsule rooms with shared bath

To enjoy and experience the wonders of living in a capsule, guests can head to this clean capsule hotel. With separate floors for men and women, this accommodation provides guests access to a shared bathroom and kitchen. A door code is needed to get into this accommodation ensuring the safety of all guests. This Airbnb capsule hotel near the JR Ueno Station is perfect for those traveling on a budget. Ueno Park, various eateries, and a subway station are all within walking distance from here.

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Taito City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
828 meters (0.6 ft) from Ueno Zoo
45 reviews   Wifi Available
ROOM IN HOSTEL 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
clean and nice hostel with very pleasant administrators
the place was super clean and in a cozy neighborhood
the hostel is very very clean and i liked to stay there for one week
very clean and staff very helpful
it was very clean and near ueno station very convenient
helpful to hold luggage after check out receptionist staff always really accommodating and kind
was comfortable and all staff were friendly and accommodating
great place cozy and safe good location and price great service and helpful stuff
sparking clean excellent location friendly and welcoming staff very comfortable bed local tips
fairly close to local interesting places
easy to get to close to ueno station
very good location i just wish they they offer free breakfast
it is a very good location and i was treated very nicely
ueno is a super cool district with many good places for food shopping and near touristic area
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10. Studio apartment close to Yamanote Line

This studio apartment located in Taito, Ueno packs two beds in a single room. The entire property can sleep four guests and it has a single bathroom. The property is situated in a strategic location and it just takes a four-minute walk from the Yamanote Line / Okachimachi to locate this property. The apartment has continuous access to WiFi with unlimited traffic. There is also a TV, washer and a central heating system as well as a hot water facility. You will also find a furnished kitchen to help you cook your own meals. Dishes, silverware, a microwave and a refrigerator are some of the accessories you will find in the kitchen. Safety features like a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector are also installed in this venue.

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Taitō, Tokyo, Japan
782 meters (0.5 ft) from Ueno Zoo
20 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

11. Modern apartment close to shopping district

This is another property that is close to popular restaurants and shopping areas in the Bunkyō-Ku, Tōkyō-to area of Japan. The property packs an array of facilities such as free mobile wifi, a professional medical massage chair, an electric iron, a hairdryer, a hot water bottle, essential toiletries, disposable Paper cups, razors, cotton swabs, and simple medical emergency supplies. You can engage in duty-free shopping and dine at popular eateries, all of which are located within 10 minutes on foot from the property. The property has one bedroom with three beds that can comfortably sleep, four guests. There is a full bathroom with a shower and a half bathroom with just a toilet and sink.

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Bunkyō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
1.15 km (0.8 mi) from Ueno Zoo
56 reviews  
Entire serviced apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room’s wifi is good and stable
the room is nice and it has a massage chair
the room was lovely and was much larger and better than we expected
comfortable room for a family of 4
overall we had a good stay in apple’s apartment
overall the room was very clean minus some old stains on the bed sheets
the place is unbelievably clean with fantastic amenities
the amenities and space itself were clean and the bathroom was very spacious
the owner can communicate in english very well and quick responded
a fast and responsive home
the host is very nice house is clean and convenient to travel at tokyo by tokyo metro pass
the location is perfect
it is closed to the ueno station and many attractions including the ueno park and the zoo
good location near lots of eateries and major train stations are within 15mins walk
this places was great for the price we paid
it's a nice cozy place
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12. Accessible property with en-suite double room

Finding a property close to the Railway station is not an easy task. Lucky for you, this particular property is located just five minutes away from the JR Ueno station and Okamachi Station. The property boasts a fully furnished kitchen with amenities like silverware, a microwave, pots and pans, salt and pepper, and a refrigerator. The toiletries include shampoo and a hairdryer. This property also has safety features.

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台東区東上野, 東京都, Japan
1.02 km (0.7 mi) from Ueno Zoo
33 reviews  
Private room in ryokan (japan) 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would recommend it's affordable and a comfortable place to stay
small but comfortable room good english spoken
stay was great i stayed in a double room on the top floor
it’s clean and has nearby shops
very clean hotel and super nice and helpful host
the room is quite small but it’s cozy and clean
it’s very clean nicely decorated and has a good location
pleasant staff convenient location clean room
very nice front desk staff
the staff were also friendly and helpful
the front desk staff were very friendly and had good english
the staff were fantastic very friendly helpful spoke excelent english
wonderful location close to tokyo's ueno train station restaurants and shops
comfortable accommodation in a great location
nice place to stay great location
value for money with a great location and friendly english speaking staff
the location of the hotel and the staff is very good
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13. Attractive apartment in a quiet neighborhood

This newly constructed building is just 10 to 15 minutes away from the JR station/metro station. The property sleeps eight and it has a fully furnished kitchen. If you’re looking for a quiet place to unwind, this particular apartment is a good choice for you. The spacious apartment also packs powerful wifi to help you stay connected with your friends while travelling. The Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Ueno Station is just a five-minute walk from this property. For quick supplies, you can hit the convenience store which is open 24 hours and it is located just a minute on foot, from the apartment.

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台東区, 東京都, Japan
956 meters (0.6 ft) from Ueno Zoo
146 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view of the apartment is nice too
good location and free portable wifi machine
the facilities are as described; the portable wi-fi is a great asset for overseas visitors
excellent and new condition apartment where the whole floor belongs to this unit
great location close to public transport and shops / restaurants clean and spacious apartment amenities as described
very clean and new
clean and warm house
spacious and very clean apartment
absolutely new and clean and modern style
it was very clean when we arrived
akira host quick response and very good support us
akira is a wonderful host
akira is a great host
akira is a great host
also the owner is very helpful
good location a short walk to ueno station
very nice location close to ueno station
great location and great apartment
close to ueno station with easy access
good location with ~10-15 mins to the jr station/metro station
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14. Clean apartment that features a gym

Finding an apartment with a gym is not easy in Tokyo, especially if you’re looking for a quick workout on your vacation. This property, however, packs a functional gym and provides a wifi facility to guests. Apartments in Tokyo are well known for their cleanliness and service. This property lives up to it by providing clean rooms. The property is just 41 minutes from the Keisei Ueno Station. The property can sleep two guests and it has one bathroom with all the essential toiletries. You will also find a massage chair on this property to help you eliminate any form of tiredness from the journey.

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Bunkyō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
809 meters (0.6 ft) from Ueno Zoo
92 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
included pocket wifi a nice addition
air con is great couldnt use the tv
bunyo-ku is a great apartment
small but clean and comfortable room
apple’s place is clean and very comfortable
room is clean and has a tiny toilet
junyuan was very responsive and the apartment was clean
a small and very clean room at a very good price (tokyo can be very expensive)
apple was an awesome host
apple was a great host that always replied asap
the hosts are very helpful and they give excellent indications to reach the place
she is very kind and quite quick to respond to any questions and queries you may have
good hosts quick responses nice place dope shower
good location 10 minutes walking from the station
good location with reasonable price
nice place near tokyo university and ueno park
nevertheless the location is good - close to restaurants and public transport (subway and jr line)
apple’s place is perfect for a night’s rest walking distance to many restaurants and public transportation
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15. Private house with laptop-friendly workspace

If you’re looking for a private workspace and a place to relax and cook delicious meals, this is the property for you. The property has a fully furnished kitchen and free wifi. There is also a table and a desk to keep your laptop on. The air-conditioned bedroom can accommodate eight guests comfortably. The toilet and shower are exclusively available for guests and they come with all the essential toiletries. The property is ideal if you’re visiting Ueno with a bunch of friends. The top itineraries like the Tokyo Dome City, are located close to the property.

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1.02 km (0.7 mi) from Ueno Zoo
193 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire residential home 8 Beds 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is great but is not a portable wifi (not an issue for us)
beds were comfy and made wi-fi was perfect
room was same as photos i would recommend staying here
if you don't speak or read japanese good luck getting the hot water heater or general heat working
comfortable and plenty of space
miki place is clean and accessible
it was very clean and neat upon arrival and everything was in order
- the main room was not dirty but i wouldn’t call it super clean either
both of those room are very clean (the toilet is one of those fancy japanese toilets)
the beds pillows and blankets are relatively clean
great value host is very accomodating
many thanks to the host
miki is very responsive to my questions which were a great help
the host was very responsive and provided excellent instruction and details for the stay
the host was easy to contact and responded very quickly to messages when we needed help
the location is excellent
super great location close to everything
the location is super convenient
great location really close to multiple train stations
location was excellent for dining
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16. Attractive space with free pocket WiFi

This studio apartment located in Taito City, Ueno, Tokyo, can accommodate six guests. The place is well known for its pocket wifi and clean rooms. The JR station and the Subway Ueno are just 5 to 10 minutes away from the property. Don’t be surprised if you find a bar counter and chandelier when you check in at this place. Earlier, this place used to be a Japanese Snack Bar. You can also expect a beautiful view of the city from the verandah. If you’re looking for an Airbnb near Ueno subway station, this affordable stay is the best pick.

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台東区, 東京都, Japan
664 meters (0.5 ft) from Ueno Zoo
194 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 16 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and a street view from the verandah
really clean and stylish
the apartment is very clean
very clean and quiet ready to access and it's in a nice part of town
fast response and clean room
hiro always answers very quickly and is very friendly
it was a great stay communication with hiro is no problem at all he is a very nice host
quirky former snack bar in excellent location near ueno station
great place to stay perfect location
the location is also good to eat out
great location but few drawbacks
a good place near so many store it is good for party trip
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Explore the traditional side of Ueno

Ueno can easily distract you with neon lights and boutique shops. There is no harm in exploring the modern side of Ueno, but you should also direct your attention towards the traditional temples and parks that make up the heart of this city. Explore and imbibe yourself with a fun-filled experience in Tokyo from one of these great places to stay in Ueno.

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