11 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Nagoya, Japan - Updated 2021

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As Japan’s fourth most populated city located in central Japan in Honshu, Nagoya is a city famous for its historical castles, shrines and strong and distinctive culinary tradition. The beautiful city is accessible to other major cities in the country - just 1.5 hours from Tokyo and 50 minutes from Osaka by bullet train, so it is convenient to stop-over and explore the city for a few days or more.

Save on your accommodation so you can splurge when you check out this vibrant city!

With a wide range of accommodation options available in the metropolitan city, deciding on the right accommodation may seem a daunting task. To save you the trouble, here are 10 best Airbnb accommodations that are very affordable and cosy for budget-conscious travellers!

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1. Spot’s spacious private room (from 19 USD)

Spot’s private Airbnb room is a real bargain for visitors to Nagoya. By Japan’s living standards, the clean and quiet room is spacious enough to accommodate up to 4 guests comfortably. With public transportation a quick walk away - 2 minutes from Jingunishi subway station, 6 minutes from JR Atsuta station, and 9 minutes from Jingumae railway station, you will find the location convenient to get you anywhere easily. Furthermore, the iconic Atsuta Shrine is just right next to the apartment! Pokemon GO! Gamers will be thrilled to know that it’s a great place to play this game that has taken the world by storm.

Spot’s spacious private room

Address: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 19 USD

Access: 2-minute walk from Jingunishi subway station

2. Sou’s traditional Japanese house (from 31 USD)

To experience traditional Japanese countryside living, but still be connected easily to the Nagoya city, book a stay at Sou’s traditional Japanese house with a beautiful garden located in the town of Nishio. As Japan’s leading producer of powdered green tea, Nishio is situated on the northern coast of Mikawa Bay on the Pacific Ocean, less than an hour away from Nagoya. Stay here to enjoy the best of best worlds, where you can experience both countryside and city life!

You can either drive out to the stunning coastline of Mikawa Bay just 20 minutes away to catch the beautiful sunset, or check out the charming little castle and nice restaurants and izakayas in the area. About an hour away by train, you will be able to enjoy the city vibes of Nagoya. Of course, if you simply want to have a laid back holiday and relax in the beautiful old house and garden renovated by the artistic Sou and his girlfriend, just do it! You will find it a joy to be staying with these wonderful English-speaking hosts that you can’t bear to leave!

Sou’s traditional Japanese house

Address: Nishio, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 31 USD

Access: 10 minutes from Nishio railway station, where you can connect to railway to reach Meitetsu Nagoya railway station in 54 minutes

3. Ken’s compact private apartment (from 34 USD)

Nestled in the Higashi district near to downtown Sakae where a myriad of dining and shopping options are available, you will find Ken’s compact apartment near Takaoka station a good choice with some privacy at an affordable price. A convenient location with public transport available within walking distance is important for smooth travelling. Furthermore, Ken is very responsive and puts in lots of effort to ensure you have a clean, comfortable and safe apartment to return to after long days of exploring the city.

Ken’s compact private apartment

Address: Higashi, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 34 USD

Access: 8-minute walk from Takaoka station exit 3

4. Akihito’s large private room (from USD 31)

Stay with the friendly and hospitable family of Akihito in Nagoya city centre. This large private room in his family home can accommodate up to 3 guests comfortably, and enjoy the spacious living room and bathroom facilities at ease. If you love watching Japanese TV programs, do not worry on missing any favourite part of your show, because Akihito has installed a wide 70-inch flat-screen TV in the living room, as well as in the bathroom. That’s really cool, isn’t it?

In addition, it is nearby the Chikusa station as well as Nagoya station, so you can commute around the city, visit major attractions like Nagoya Castle and Atsuta Shrine hassle free. Last but not least, the homestay gets even more awesome when you are hosted by Akihito and his wonderful family, who treat you like their family and long-time friend, sharing stories and tips about the beautiful city!

Center of Nagoya.Eng OK.Luxurious house.
Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan
313 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good places to eat and a cheap coffee bar nearby for breakfast
spacious and clean house
the property was clean and spacious
the place is clean spacious and quite
the house is big and clean and contains everything you could expect
the house is big and clean
the host is very nice
friendly host and spacious room
akihito was also kind enough to show us where to visit in nagoya as well
akihito is a friendly and kind host
akihito san (the host) is very kind and thoughtful
good location and a great space
good and best location easy to find
the house was spacious and conveniently located in central nagoya with easy access to public transportation
not so far from chikusa station it's pretty fast to get downtown from there
location is not too bad either
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5. Tomo’s neat 1-bedroom apartment (from 38 USD)

Just a 10-minute walk away from Tomo’s neat 1-bedroom apartment, is one of Nagoya’s top attractions - the Nagoya Castle. The compact but fully equipped apartment with a sweet design is located close to many famous spots in Nagoya, including the historic Osu district and downtown Sakae. Just outside the apartment, you will be able to find convenience store, nice cafes and restaurants to cure your hunger pangs quickly.

Tomo’s neat 1-bedroom apartment

Address: Naka, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 38 USD

Access: 1-minute walk from Marunouchi subway station Exit 1

6. Kana’s centralised studio apartment (from 40 USD)

Kana’s simple yet cosy studio apartment is housed in an apartment building with just 1 studio per floor. This means you can enjoy exclusive privacy while staying in the city centre, just 6 minutes by foot from Nagoya station. If you stay at the top floor of this building, you will be able to check out the beautiful night view of Nagoya station. Though the apartment is small, it is fully equipped with all the necessities such as fridge, TV, toiletries in bathroom, water heater, air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi.

Kana’s centralised studio apartment

Address: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 40 USD

Access: 6-minute walk from Nagoya station

7. Mas’ cosy 1-bedroom apartment (from 40 USD)

Just a 30-minute train ride away from Central Japan International Airport and a 7-minute walk from the Nagoya station, Mas’ modern and cosy 1-bedroom apartment has a great location for your holiday in the city. While Mas does not stay with you personally to attend to your needs, rest assured he will attend to your queries promptly. Feel completely at home in this comfortable apartment exclusively for your use, well equipped with washing machine, dryer, microwave oven, electric kettle, as well as a double bed and futon mattress.

Mas’ cosy 1-bedroom apartment

Address: Nishi, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 40 USD

Access: 7-minute walk from Nagoya station

8. Hideyuki’s stylish 1-bedroom apartment (from 46 USD)

Be amazed by the great value of booking a stay at Hideyuki’s modern and tastefully furnished 1-bedroom apartment near Marunouchi subway station. The apartment interiors resemble that of a bright and stylish cafe where you can chill and relax in. At the same time, you are within quick walking distance from popular spots like the Nagoya Castle, historic Osu district and downtown Sakae district for shopping and dining. Top all these wonderful points with an impressive host who makes sure the apartment is clean and comfortable to stay in, while providing you with detailed information on the city. It’s hard to resist such a lovely accommodation!

Hideyuki’s stylish 1-bedroom apartment

Address: Naka, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 46 USD

Access: 1-minute walk from Marunouchi subway station Exit 1

9. Sokan’s traditional Japanese house (from 53 USD)

If you prefer to soak yourself in the tranquility of a typical Japanese neighbourhood in the suburbs without the buzz and hustle of a city, check out Sokan’s traditional Japanese house 30 minutes away from Nagoya station. You will stay in a private room in the house together with his warm and friendly elderly parents. Engaged in interesting chats with his parents who can speak English well and provide you with tips on great places to visit in the neighbourhood as well as in the city. Tuck into a hearty breakfast every morning prepared by his mum! You can also visit the Aeon Yagoto shopping mall, 15 minutes’ walk away, or chill out at Nagoya’s traditional coffee shop - Komeda Coffee, just 5 minutes away by foot.

Sokan’s traditional Japanese house

Address: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture (see map)

Price: from 53 USD

Access: 12-minute walk from Sogo Rehabilitation Center subway station, free pick-up and drop-off service available at this station.

10. Keiko’s cosy bedroom

Located in the heart of the city, Keiko’s compact and cosy single bedroom apartment with 2 beds is in a great location for travelling, easily accessible to three major train lines in Nagoya, as well as several buses plying the area. Keiko’s English may not be perfect, but she more than makes up for it with her warm and friendly hospitality. There are lots of fine bars and restaurants in the district so you can enjoy great food and experience the Japanese drinking culture at the local izakayas. Retreat to the cosy and quiet room for a well-deserved night’s rest after all the fun!

Quiet, convenient Japanese Apt in lively area
Gifu-shi, Gifu-ken, Japan
183 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
4ghz & 5ghz wifi internet was excellent
hot water air condition nice bed and clean space that can fills you busy day of trip
great apartment with all necessary amenities good location close to station and local bars/restaurants host super friendly and hospitable
the shower was great and coming out into a comfortable aircon'd room was such a treat
the shower was great and coming out into a comfortable aircon'd room was such a treat
it's very clean and convenient
the apartment is clean and the bed is comfortable
the house could be a little more clean and could have some tableware (some glasses dishes forks
the house is very neat and clean
the apartment was compact as any other standard japanese apartments but it was spotless clean and functional
keiko was a really nice host
the owner is very friendly
keiko was the perfect host
keiko was a great host
keiko was a great host
good location and easy access from station
nice accommodation very close from the station
wonderful apartment good location very near to the station
location is in a good spot
there r really good location and many izakaya
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Feel at home in these cosy & affordable Airbnb accommodations

With the above-mentioned Airbnb rooms and apartments, you can afford to stay in Nagoya comfortably without having to pay extremely high prices at luxury hotels. Experience the warmth of Japanese hospitality by choosing Airbnb accommodations. Who knows, you may even forge new friendships through frequent interactions with these wonderful hosts. Enjoy your Airbnb experience in Nagoya!

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