14 Best Cheap Airbnbs In Tokyo, Japan - Updated 2023


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.

Sumida City, Tokyo, Japan
84 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice place to stay and tidy room with good facilities
very clean and comfortable 3
the place is very clean and the host is helpful
nao-san is friendly and replied message quickly
good location with 1-2 mins to subway
very easy access to train station bars and convenient stores
excellent managed property and location
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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, Japan
93 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with all the amenities required for a comfortable stay
the only thing missing from this adorable apartment is a comfortable place to sit
ritsuko's apartment is located in a great little area with many amenities nearby
the room had just enough space for me my friend and my copious shopping purchases
place was super clean and very quiet
ritsuko's house is very clean and everything is as advertised on airbnb
a comfy clean and cosy space
extremely clean well-kept and beautiful place to stay
perfect great value very clean and very responsive
the host is very friendly
their responses to my questions were quick and helpful
very nice host and pleasant stay at umeya setagaya
ritsuko and kervin are very helpful hosts
owner is very kindness and prompt reply if you have any require
fantastic location in a quiet neighbourhood which is only 20 minutes to shibuya via train
it is in an amazing neighborhood very close bus and train ride to shibuya
ritsuko’s place has a great location
location is great just right between komazawa olympic park and jiyugaoka station area
ritsuko’s place is a lovely apartment located in a really nice suburban area of tokyo
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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Wifi
Ota City, Tokyo, Japan
59 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the room was super clean and had everything we needed
the apartment is clean tidy and spacious enough for 1-2 people
the unit is clean spacious bright and has lots of natural light
they are friendly and responses quickly with informative guidance
they are so friendly and easy to communicate and their response is quick
daisuke and akane are great hosts
the apartment was extremely well kept and the hosts were absolutely amazing
daisuke is an amazing host
the location is great
very detailed instructions and nice simple room next to a station
much appreciated the location of the apartment is good with several convenience stores and big supermarkets
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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
25 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
in the end the apartment was as described in the new pictures and clean though
the host was friendly and quick to respond on communication
host could be a little quicker in responding but it is still a very pleasant stay
this is a great place within walking distance to station and shops and restaurants
nice place to stay a little away from the city centre
good host great location and accommodation is exactly as described
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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
128 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pocket wifi was incredibly useful and we had a fantastic time in tokyo thanks to our host
very clean and plenty of supply's
great communication and the place is very clean and more spacious than other places we stayed in
the room is clean and comfortable
yoshi's place is nice and clean and very spacious
enough space very clean well equipped
the host is kind and easy to communicate
such a great host and thank you so much
yoshi is a welcoming and very helpful host
yoshi was very accommodating and responsive to my questions
great location next to the train station and 7-eleven
great location next to the train jr & metro station
location was fantastic as well
on top location is very good
we loved the area close to lots of restaurants and close to the train station
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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 train
Ota Ku, Tokyo To, Japan
87 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only small downside is there is no bathtub- but the shower is lovely
the place was well equipped and clean in a prime location
very clean and efficient and mitsuru has been the most responsive and gracious host i have ever experienced
the airbnb was also very cozy and clean
mitsuru was a wonderful host he was very prompt to respond and gave great recommendations on places to eat
perfect place with an incredible host
great location for public transport and access to the airport as well
this place was very cute and comfortable
close to a main tokyo/yokohama line so easy to get where you need to go
very cozy great location perfect for short stays
the place was very safe and i felt secure as a woman traveling alone
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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. convinient
Kōtō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
347 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in hostel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was super strong didn’t have a single issue
our room was so pretty and the amenities were spotless
the room is excellent with enough space well worked air conditioner clean closet and so on
rooms have nice air conditioning and comfy bedding with clean seemingly new mattresses
the room was very clean and easy access to all necessary amenities was provided
clean and nice environment
very clean and comforting place
nice clean and quiet space
the room was clean and nice
clean room large tub
host communications were perfect
the host kindly provided ear plugs though
nice room and nice host
such a nice welcoming host
they're friendly and helpful
location is close to the station and tokyo has very good public transport
a great place to stay conceniently located with everything you need nearby
great situation to visit tokyo near the train station
the train station isn't far away and you can get to most places easily
a bit far from the metro but as a bonus there is a big supermarket nearby
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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. convinient
Kōtō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
342 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in hostel 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and the futon bed for our third person was also not too shabby
takeshi is very nice and the room is very good
the room was so great and the blankets was comfortable
please 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
room very clean and cosy
everything was clean and tidy
place itself is clean and nice
it was super clean and spacious
very comfortable and clean space
very hospitable and friendly staff
nice host and good communication
takeshi was a very friendly and cool host
and thanks to the kindness of the host we have had a lot of experience
a great place for a group the host is nice
its location is nice
the location is great
great location and a great place if you need somewhere to stay close to the city
nice location very strategic and quiet
the location was pretty great there was a bus stop outside and two train stations about 10 mins away
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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, Japan
174 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i especially appreciated the warm welcome the large room and the nice shower
i had a comfortable stay at kazushi-san's apartment
very clean and easy to find
guest house is very clean and cozy
the rooms are clean and well maintained
warm welcome clean and enjoyable
the house is very clean and comfy
you were very kind and the directions you gave was perfect
good place and nice host
kazushi is a great host
the koala is very generous and kind as well as reply so fast
the host is lovely and accommodating to your needs
the location is great it's basically located at the shopping street and near the station
the location was awesome
located in a very nice neighbourhood within a 5 min walk from the train station
the location of the place is great near to many great reastaurant tobu line station and subway station
the location is great with easy access to the train or subway stations
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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
189 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in ryokan 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great price for a comfortable room and hostel style amenities
the premises were clean and comfortable and its restaurant makes a good breakfast and some other tasty meals
i had an enjoyable and comfortable stay
very nice room tatami and a futon
the room is small and clean
the room was clean
the place was super clean
the place was simple and perfectly clean
the room was pretty small but clean and has everything needed
staffs are friendly and approachable
the staffs are friendly and approachable
the staff was outstanding
the staff were all just a pleasure to speak with
love this place really helpful staff
good location to explore tokyo
great location and very close to the station
close to the station so def a bonus
location wise you really need to walk 10mins from the nearest station -minami senju
it’s super close to the train station and there are many restaurants around
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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near
Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
231 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the traditional japanese house is very sweet and the mattresses were comfortable
sleeping was done with traditional futon and it was surprisingly comfortable
maruyama's apartment was very nicely put together and accurate to his post
the wifi package really saved our day because we used (hidden by airbnb) map a lot in tokyo
everything here is much better than we expected its comfortable and perfectly fits our needs
everything was spotlessly clean
the appartment was clean and spacious
the house was very clean and cozy
maruyama who helped us a lot + super clean
the place was very clean
just the best host ever
the host was really friendly and helpful
host was very accommodating and generous
thank you for being a great host
best airbnb host we met
the location is super convenient a few blocks from iriya station
location is very close to the train station and easy to find
really easy to access from the train station
location of the place was perfect
great location check in was easy
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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
264 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was great
personally i don’t think the room that i booked fit for 4 person
the room is quite spacious for 2 people and ideally placed
everything was clean and the air conditioning worked really well despite how hot it was outside
room was comfortably spacious enough for two guests
there goes clean sheets
clean convenient and good price
the place is clean and very convenient
very clean and the host had great communication
it was quiet very clean and very quick communication
host is responsive and accomodating
hj is a great host who is quick to answer any questions
the host is kind and quick to respond
great clear and honest communication with the host ideal location
location is so good
great location to access central tokyo
great location that's close to everything
close to train station shopping food and major attractions
location is perfectly strategic very close to convenience store and shin okubo station
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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
236 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were big so sleeping is comfortable
i’ve stayed hj’s place for 7 nights cozy interior super location
room was comfortable and it looked new
you will be sharing bathroom with other travelers and the walls are a bit thin
the room is exactly like picture shown
everything was clean and tidy
clean and spacious room for 2
it was also clean and tidy
room is clean and organized
all clean and accurate
host was easily contactable
great and generous host who let me check in a bit early
a yaki-imo selling at the entrance of donkihote) nice host cost performance are good
hosts were nice (saw people twice or three times)
the host helped us getting to our room and it was a very pleasant experience overall
near the train station and tourist attractions
location is good around 10 mins walking distance to shinjuku
good location 10 minute walk from shin okubo station
location is good which is near to the shin okubo station
great location close to shinjuku
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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 Neighborhood
Setagaya-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
182 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room : very comfortable with air conditioning if needed and japanese bed
i like cozy quiet home and kind warm imanishi family
the room is clean and well heated with a tv and good wifi
it was great having a tv we really enjoyed watching some local japanese shows
they house was very clean and spacious
the house is very clean and nice
the house was clean and tidy
super clean room house and toilet
the place is spotless and very comfortable
the host is very nice
yuka and ali were great hosts
they were really kind and helpful
the host in caring and everything is perfect
yuka and her family were great hosts
great location nice neighborhood near shibuya
the neighborhood is quite but well conected to shibuya by train or bus
it’s half a mile walk through a very nice neighborhood to the train station
wonderful location near public transport and lots of restaurants
there is also a very nice park within a 4mins walking distance
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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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