There is perhaps no need to introduce the most populous city in the whole world, with approximately 37 million inhabitants, and that wouldn’t be other than the fascinating Tokyo, in Japan. In such a chaotic city, you will probably need many days to explore all that Tokyo has to offer. In all Tokyo areas, there are a number of famous things to do, like insane shopping in Harajuku, or extreme nightlife in Shinjuku. But Tokyo is also famous for its amazing food markets, sumo wrestling games, great art cafes, mouth-watering food to try, comic mania, and many more. If you are tempted to visit the Eastern Capital, discover the best cheap Airbnbs in Tokyo, Japan.
1. Sophisticated rental unit in a great location (from USD 77)
With its neatly painted white walls, elegant furnishings, and great location, this sophisticated rental unit is a must-stay for your holiday getaway in Tokyo. It is reasonably priced and can accommodate up to three people, making it ideal for a small group, couples, or solo travelers. It’s only a 2-minute walk from both Oshiage Station and 7-Eleven and a 30-minute drive from the popular areas of the city center such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ginza.
As soon as you get inside this Airbnb, you’ll be greeted by the open-concept floor plan, which connects the bedroom to the living area. It includes a desk and wi-fi, allowing you to easily catch up on work when necessary. It also has a fully equipped kitchen, so you don’t have to go out to eat and prepare your own meals.
ワークデスクあり！６階α｜押上駅徒歩２分｜WiFi無制限｜帰国者OK｜スーパー＆スカイツリー３分Sumida City, Tokyo, Japan
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Amenities & Room:nice place to stay and tidy room with good facilities
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortable 3the place is very clean and the host is helpful
Host:nao-san is friendly and replied message quicklyRead more reviews
Location:good location with 1-2 mins to subwayvery easy access to train station bars and convenient storesexcellent managed property and location
2. Cozy private apartment in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 40)
Make yourself at home in this cozy private apartment that welcomes pets and exudes homey vibes. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and can sleep up to two people. It has a bedroom with two Japanese-style futons, a living room, one and a half well-kept bathrooms, and a kitchen with cooking basics, a fridge, and a stove. Air conditioning, wi-fi, television, a washer, and a heating system are provided to ensure that guests have a comfortable and hassle-free stay.
Umeya Setagaya! (15 min from Shibuya)Setagaya-ku, Tōkyō-to, JapanSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great apartment with all the amenities required for a comfortable staythe only thing missing from this adorable apartment is a comfortable place to sitritsuko's apartment is located in a great little area with many amenities nearbythe room had just enough space for me my friend and my copious shopping purchases
Cleanliness:place was super clean and very quietritsuko's house is very clean and everything is as advertised on airbnba comfy clean and cosy spaceextremely clean well-kept and beautiful place to stayperfect great value very clean and very responsive
Host:the host is very friendlytheir responses to my questions were quick and helpfulvery nice host and pleasant stay at umeya setagayaritsuko and kervin are very helpful hostsowner is very kindness and prompt reply if you have any requireRead more reviews
Location:fantastic location in a quiet neighbourhood which is only 20 minutes to shibuya via trainit is in an amazing neighborhood very close bus and train ride to shibuyaritsuko’s place has a great locationlocation is great just right between komazawa olympic park and jiyugaoka station arearitsuko’s place is a lovely apartment located in a really nice suburban area of tokyo
3. Well-kept serviced apartment with high-speed WiFi (from USD 66)
Spend your holiday in this well-kept serviced apartment for a relaxing and comfortable stay. Located on the seventh floor of this eight-story building, this Airbnb offers one bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a single sofa bed, a furnished bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen.
You don’t need to go to the cinema to watch movies as this apartment provides a projector and high-speed wi-fi where you can watch Netflix for free. Not only that, but you’ll have access to YouTube, Prime Video, and kid-friendly apps.
Kamatas STAY 701 / 京急蒲田駅徒歩5分 / シアターセット / 高速無料WifiOta City, Tokyo, JapanSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the room was super clean and had everything we neededthe apartment is clean tidy and spacious enough for 1-2 peoplethe unit is clean spacious bright and has lots of natural light
Host:they are friendly and responses quickly with informative guidancethey are so friendly and easy to communicate and their response is quickdaisuke and akane are great hoststhe apartment was extremely well kept and the hosts were absolutely amazingdaisuke is an amazing hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is greatvery detailed instructions and nice simple room next to a stationmuch appreciated the location of the apartment is good with several convenience stores and big supermarkets
4. Charming apartment with a well-equipped kitchen (from USD 44)
This charming apartment is a great option for travelers looking for accommodation at an affordable price. Ideal for groups of three, couples, or solo travelers, this Airbnb offers one bedroom with two single beds and a private bathroom. It also has a well-equipped kitchen where you can unleash your culinary skills and prepare delicious meals. If you do not feel like cooking, there are affordable restaurants and convenience stores in the area where you can grab a bite to eat.
大人気の池袋駅から近い綺麗なアパート 観光便利 無制限ポータブルWi-Fi有りToshima City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
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Amenities & Room:in the end the apartment was as described in the new pictures and clean though
Host:the host was friendly and quick to respond on communicationhost could be a little quicker in responding but it is still a very pleasant stayRead more reviews
Location:this is a great place within walking distance to station and shops and restaurantsnice place to stay a little away from the city centregood host great location and accommodation is exactly as described
5. Chic rental unit in a great location (from USD 66)
If you want to stay in a great location where you can easily explore Tokyo, this chic rental unit is your best bet. It’s a walking distance from the Oedo Museum, Hokusai Museum, and Ryogoku Kokugikan. You’ll also be just 30 minutes away by train to well-known sightseeing spots such as Ginza, Shinjuku, Asakusa, and more!
The first floor of the three-story building houses this Airbnb. It has a bedroom with two double beds, a well-kept bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen that can accommodate up to three people. Amenities such as a heating and cooling system, laundry facilities, wi-fi, a dedicated workspace, a television, and an ethernet connection are provided for a comfortable and stress-free stay.
★Tokyo Downtown Ryogoku area near sta with Wifi ★Sumida-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
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Amenities & Room:the pocket wifi was incredibly useful and we had a fantastic time in tokyo thanks to our host
Cleanliness:very clean and plenty of supply'sgreat communication and the place is very clean and more spacious than other places we stayed inthe room is clean and comfortableyoshi's place is nice and clean and very spaciousenough space very clean well equipped
Host:the host is kind and easy to communicatesuch a great host and thank you so muchyoshi is a welcoming and very helpful hostyoshi was very accommodating and responsive to my questionsRead more reviews
Location:great location next to the train station and 7-elevengreat location next to the train jr & metro stationlocation was fantastic as wellon top location is very goodwe loved the area close to lots of restaurants and close to the train station
6. Lovely apartment with a dedicated workspace (from USD 72)
If you’re looking for laid-back and cozy accommodations, then this lovely apartment is the place to be. With its stylish interior and furnishings, this Airbnb is Instagram-worthy. It has an open-concept floor plan with a double deck-style living area and bedroom. Complete with high-speed wi-fi and a dedicated workspace, so you can easily catch up on work when needed. For your comfort and entertainment, it provides a split ductless system air conditioning, and television with access to Disney+ and Netflix.
Home Sweet Office Kamata｜7 min to Haneda by trainOta Ku, Tokyo To, JapanSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the only small downside is there is no bathtub- but the shower is lovely
Cleanliness:the place was well equipped and clean in a prime locationvery clean and efficient and mitsuru has been the most responsive and gracious host i have ever experiencedthe airbnb was also very cozy and clean
Host:mitsuru was a wonderful host he was very prompt to respond and gave great recommendations on places to eatperfect place with an incredible hostRead more reviews
Location:great location for public transport and access to the airport as wellthis place was very cute and comfortableclose to a main tokyo/yokohama line so easy to get where you need to govery cozy great location perfect for short staysthe place was very safe and i felt secure as a woman traveling alone
7. Private room in a hostel (from USD 49)
Able to host up to two guests, this cozy private room is located a short five-minute walk from the nearest train station that takes you to central Tokyo within 15 minutes. Located near the train station, this Tokyo Airbnb, you can enjoy amenities such as wi-fi, air conditioning, hot/cold water, bath essentials, as well as a washer and dryer at an extra cost.
A bathroom is shared with other guests, but there are no kitchen facilities to cook or keep food. However, there is a convenience store just around the corner, as well as a bus stop to take you to places.
#301 / 7mins Sta, Small dobule room. convinientKōtō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
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Amenities & Room:wifi was super strong didn’t have a single issueour room was so pretty and the amenities were spotlessthe room is excellent with enough space well worked air conditioner clean closet and so onrooms have nice air conditioning and comfy bedding with clean seemingly new mattressesthe room was very clean and easy access to all necessary amenities was provided
Cleanliness:clean and nice environmentvery clean and comforting placenice clean and quiet spacethe room was clean and niceclean room large tub
Host:host communications were perfectthe host kindly provided ear plugs thoughnice room and nice hostsuch a nice welcoming hostthey're friendly and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:location is close to the station and tokyo has very good public transporta great place to stay conceniently located with everything you need nearbygreat situation to visit tokyo near the train stationthe train station isn't far away and you can get to most places easilya bit far from the metro but as a bonus there is a big supermarket nearby
8. Exclusive stay for up to three people (from USD 49)
Up to three guests may stay in this private room of a hostel that is equipped with a double bed, a sofa bed, air conditioning, and wi-fi. Being a domi-type room there is no key, and neither a kitchen nor a fridge is available.
Being located next to the street, there might be some car noise, but earplugs are provided. Free coffee, free tap water, bath amenities, an iron, and a laptop-friendly corner are also provided. The Sumiyoshi station is just a five-minute walk away, while Narita airport is an hour’s drive away.
#302 7mins Sta, 2beds room. convinientKōtō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
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Amenities & Room:the beds were comfortable and the futon bed for our third person was also not too shabbytakeshi is very nice and the room is very goodthe room was so great and the blankets was comfortableplease keep this in mind when you book this place (room 302)thanks to a comfortable and comfortable room we had a good time in tokyo
Cleanliness:room very clean and cosyeverything was clean and tidyplace itself is clean and niceit was super clean and spaciousvery comfortable and clean space
Host:very hospitable and friendly staffnice host and good communicationtakeshi was a very friendly and cool hostand thanks to the kindness of the host we have had a lot of experiencea great place for a group the host is niceRead more reviews
Location:its location is nicethe location is greatgreat location and a great place if you need somewhere to stay close to the citynice location very strategic and quietthe location was pretty great there was a bus stop outside and two train stations about 10 mins away
9. Beautiful guesthouse with lovely rooms (from USD 18)
This is one of the best Airbnb in Tokyo for families. It is a great opportunity to get acquainted with the Japanese culture while having a fine accommodation experience. There are two rooms available for you, with a maximum capacity of five guests, two toilets, and one shower for your convenience. There is also a fridge to keep your food, wi-fi, television, air conditioning, heating, and a work/study area, along with necessary bath amenities.
The Haneda Airport is about an hour away from the nearest station, while there are convenience stores and a 24/7 supermarket just outside your doorstep.
Koala Guest House, Opened July 20, 2016!Itabashi-ku, Tōkyō-to, JapanSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i especially appreciated the warm welcome the large room and the nice showeri had a comfortable stay at kazushi-san's apartment
Cleanliness:very clean and easy to findguest house is very clean and cozythe rooms are clean and well maintainedwarm welcome clean and enjoyablethe house is very clean and comfy
Host:you were very kind and the directions you gave was perfectgood place and nice hostkazushi is a great hostthe koala is very generous and kind as well as reply so fastthe host is lovely and accommodating to your needsRead more reviews
Location:the location is great it's basically located at the shopping street and near the stationthe location was awesomelocated in a very nice neighbourhood within a 5 min walk from the train stationthe location of the place is great near to many great reastaurant tobu line station and subway stationthe location is great with easy access to the train or subway stations
10. Japanese-style standard single room
For all the lonely souls out there, this inexpensive room might be just what you are looking for. What you get, is a private, either Japanese-style futon bedding or Western-style room equipped with a small fridge, a television, air conditioning, heating, and towels, a shared toilet, and shower with other guests, and a microwave in the common kitchen.
Quite interesting might be the use of a Japanese-style private bath for an additional fee, that’s located on the 10th floor of the building. The ancient Buddhist Senso-Ji Temple and the Thunder Gate are within easy walking distance.
Japanese-Style Standard Single Room with TV
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Amenities & Room:great price for a comfortable room and hostel style amenitiesthe premises were clean and comfortable and its restaurant makes a good breakfast and some other tasty mealsi had an enjoyable and comfortable stayvery nice room tatami and a futon
Cleanliness:the room is small and cleanthe room was cleanthe place was super cleanthe place was simple and perfectly cleanthe room was pretty small but clean and has everything needed
Host:staffs are friendly and approachablethe staffs are friendly and approachablethe staff was outstandingthe staff were all just a pleasure to speak withlove this place really helpful staffRead more reviews
Location:good location to explore tokyogreat location and very close to the stationclose to the station so def a bonuslocation wise you really need to walk 10mins from the nearest station -minami senjuit’s super close to the train station and there are many restaurants around
11. A spacious and lovely Japanese House
A true Japanese experience awaits the guests of this beautiful house, which will be entirely at your disposal and can accommodate five guests. Amenities that come with this rental include wi-fi, air conditioning, television, iron, bed and bath essentials, family features such as stair gates, a well-equipped kitchen, and a work/study area. The property is located in a quiet residential area, that enjoys close proximity to the train station, while it is only six minutes far from the buzzing Akihabara.
Safe place 1minute from station,上野Asakusa,秋葉原nearTaitō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
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Amenities & Room:the traditional japanese house is very sweet and the mattresses were comfortablesleeping was done with traditional futon and it was surprisingly comfortablemaruyama's apartment was very nicely put together and accurate to his postthe wifi package really saved our day because we used (hidden by airbnb) map a lot in tokyoeverything here is much better than we expected its comfortable and perfectly fits our needs
Cleanliness:everything was spotlessly cleanthe appartment was clean and spaciousthe house was very clean and cozymaruyama who helped us a lot + super cleanthe place was very clean
Host:just the best host everthe host was really friendly and helpfulhost was very accommodating and generousthank you for being a great hostbest airbnb host we metRead more reviews
Location:the location is super convenient a few blocks from iriya stationlocation is very close to the train station and easy to findreally easy to access from the train stationlocation of the place was perfectgreat location check in was easy
12. Open and airy accommodation
A private room is offered in this large apartment with multiple rooms, that can sleep four guests and features air conditioning, hangers, wi-fi, iron, a laptop-friendly area, and bath essentials. The place is ideal for families, solo/business travelers, couples, or even friends.
It is also conveniently located near public transportation, nightlife, restaurants, and family-friendly activities. The nearest station is a five-minute walk away, Haneda Airport is only 27 km (16.7 mi) far, and the busy Shinjuku street is a short 15-minute walk.
#4-Shinjuku 3min JR station Private Room-D
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Amenities & Room:the wifi was greatpersonally i don’t think the room that i booked fit for 4 personthe room is quite spacious for 2 people and ideally placedeverything was clean and the air conditioning worked really well despite how hot it was outsideroom was comfortably spacious enough for two guests
Cleanliness:there goes clean sheetsclean convenient and good pricethe place is clean and very convenientvery clean and the host had great communicationit was quiet very clean and very quick communication
Host:host is responsive and accomodatinghj is a great host who is quick to answer any questionsthe host is kind and quick to respondgreat clear and honest communication with the host ideal locationRead more reviews
Location:location is so goodgreat location to access central tokyogreat location that's close to everythingclose to train station shopping food and major attractionslocation is perfectly strategic very close to convenience store and shin okubo station
13. Choose this for a cozy stay
This is probably one of the best places to use as a starting point to explore Tokyo thanks to its central location. The comfortable private room can sleep up to four guests and comes with wi-fi, air conditioning, a laptop-friendly workspace, and bath essentials including a hairdryer.
There is a very well-connected subway, and railway transportation only a few minutes far from the property, for instance, Shinjuku station can be reached within 15 minutes on foot. The largest airport in Japan, Haneda Airport is just 27 km (16.7 mi) away.
#5-Shinjuku 3min JR station Private Room-E
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Amenities & Room:the beds were big so sleeping is comfortablei’ve stayed hj’s place for 7 nights cozy interior super locationroom was comfortable and it looked newyou will be sharing bathroom with other travelers and the walls are a bit thinthe room is exactly like picture shown
Cleanliness:everything was clean and tidyclean and spacious room for 2it was also clean and tidyroom is clean and organizedall clean and accurate
Host:host was easily contactablegreat and generous host who let me check in a bit earlya yaki-imo selling at the entrance of donkihote) nice host cost performance are goodhosts were nice (saw people twice or three times)the host helped us getting to our room and it was a very pleasant experience overallRead more reviews
Location:near the train station and tourist attractionslocation is good around 10 mins walking distance to shinjukugood location 10 minute walk from shin okubo stationlocation is good which is near to the shin okubo stationgreat location close to shinjuku
14. Exclusive hideaway close to all conveniences
Located in a quiet neighborhood, this private room is ideal for couples or solo travelers and boasts a futon to sleep on, a closet, wi-fi, air conditioning, a large television, and a desk. Guests will naturally share the rest of the common spaces with the family, such as a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom, a spacious living room, and a lovely balcony on the rooftop. Sangenjaya station is within a short walking distance.
Other than that, just a short walk away you will find a supermarket, a drug store, a big park, and convenience stores.
Close to Shibuya/Quiet NeighborhoodSetagaya-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
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Amenities & Room:the room : very comfortable with air conditioning if needed and japanese bedi like cozy quiet home and kind warm imanishi familythe room is clean and well heated with a tv and good wifiit was great having a tv we really enjoyed watching some local japanese shows
Cleanliness:they house was very clean and spaciousthe house is very clean and nicethe house was clean and tidysuper clean room house and toiletthe place is spotless and very comfortable
Host:the host is very niceyuka and ali were great hoststhey were really kind and helpfulthe host in caring and everything is perfectyuka and her family were great hostsRead more reviews
Location:great location nice neighborhood near shibuyathe neighborhood is quite but well conected to shibuya by train or busit’s half a mile walk through a very nice neighborhood to the train stationwonderful location near public transport and lots of restaurantsthere is also a very nice park within a 4mins walking distance
Endless possibilities in a magical city
We hope you did get an idea of just how many things there are in this fashionable capital, and most importantly how your accommodation won’t break your bank while staying cozy and comfortable. Did we mention that there are also weird museums worth exploring? Don’t forget to check them out when you visit the city!
Frequently asked questions about the best cheap Airbnbs in Tokyo, Japan
1. Which cheap airbnbs in Tokyo have wi-fi?
Most of the Airbnbs in Tokyo including this private room in a hostel, this exclusive stay for up to three people, and this beautiful guesthouse with lovely rooms, provide wi-fi.
2. Which are the most affordable Airbnb in Tokyo near a train station?
This private room in a hotel or this beautiful guesthouse with lovely rooms, is located conveniently near train stations, and is wallet-friendly too!
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