18 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tokyo, Japan - Updated 2022

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Tokyo needs no introduction. Renowned for her unbeatable cuisine, outrageous and trendy fashion, squeaky clean streets and the polite and friendly attitude of her people, Tokyo is arguably one of the world’s greatest cities. You’ll never run out of things to do here. Catch up with the latest fashion trends and taste unique creations in Shinjuku and Harajuku, or slow it down and explore the city’s vibrant history through its museums, gardens, and temples. And if you’re wondering Be right in the middle of all the action with these 18 best Airbnbs in Tokyo, Japan.

1. Luxury apartment for four (from USD 74)

This privilege of a Tokyo stay allows up to four guests to sample authentic luxury in Tokyo. Take advantage of elegant furnishings, a contemporary ambiance, and clean accommodations throughout. With a simple, stress-free check-in process, your visit to Tokyo is sure to get started on the right foot. Public transportation nearby can deliver you to any and all attractions in the immediate and the extended vicinity, all the sights and sounds you’re looking to make your own before you leave the area. The apartment is fitted with the natural cedar look, together with a series of amenities that includes wireless Internet access, laundry provisions, and a television - the perfect way to relax after a productive day of exploring Tokyo. And with a well-equipped kitchen waiting for you on the premises, you can save time and money with home-cooked meals!

Local staples like The Ghibli Museum and the Robot Restaurant aren’t far from your friendly front doors! You’ll also find a diversified series of rooftop bars and restaurants in the area, especially near the city! Your friendly host can even help set up reservations at these locations, so that when you arrive, you can dive right into action. With four beds spread across two bedrooms, plus a private bathroom to share, it’s an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

J's APT 2 Bed Rooms + Free Portable Wi-Fi
Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
286 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi in the apartment is excellent
adequate kitchen facilities with good quality coffee and green tea provided
everything was nearby and the free pocket wifi was a great help for us
great room as shown in the picture
level 3 room was a perfect place for 4 comfortable room space
the place was cleaned daily and kept sparkling clean
clean and very nice apartment
the place was clean and spacious
room is very clean and comfortable
it is spaceous clean and comfortable more than expected regards every day cleaning and changing towels
owners are friendly and helpful
they were friendly and kind
host were very accommodating and friendly
host was really friendly hahaha
the host is giving 100% attention and care
great location and local restaurants
the location is quite central and easy to move about
this place is great close to the train station making it easy to get around
good location 5 mins to nearest train station and many shops on the roadside
k-family's place was really cute and cozy
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2. Elegant cedar apartment (from USD 69)

Allow luxurious cedar siding to frame a memorable stay in Tokyo, when you begin and end your visit to the area with an Airbnb vacation rental that delivers consistent, world-class hospitality. Onsite, your amenities will include laundry provisions, wireless Internet access, a television, living essentials, and more. Up to seven guests can take advantage of this stay, so you can bring friends or family along for the journey! Six individual beds, plus a private bathroom, make for accessible quarters without a steep price tag, making it the best Airbnb in Tokyo for families. A self check-in process minimizes stress upon arrival.

Discover a wonderful proximity to local restaurants, bars, and museums, to fashion a vacation equal parts culture and cuisine. And your stay is only a three-minute walk to the closest public transportation hub! You can reach anywhere in Tokyo at only a moment’s notice.

Cedar APT + Free Pocket Wi-Fi
Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
269 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a great experience especially cooking our own food on a charcoal grill on our table
the pocket wifi provided is definitely the best thing to have during your stay here in tokyo
also when the wifi was not working they made sure to get it quickly fixed and working again
the apartment is in a really quaint and peaceful neighbourhood with lots of shops
a nice tv for you to enjoy after a long day out
clean towels and cleaning everyday
fresh towels almost everyday and the place is very clean
clean house with clean towels for us everyday
they also come everyday to clean the house
our host provided us with clean towels everyday and did a light cleaning of the rooms
the host was friendly and accomodating
hosts very generous and kind
he was also kind enough to answer all our questions
the owner was very helpful informative and friendly
very helpful and kind host
pretty close to the subway
great location very close to most places
very close to a train station which makes getting around easy
the location was perfect not far from train station and the area is quite
it is an easy walk to and from the train station3
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3. Shibuya apartment (from USD 59)

Shibuya Apartment
Source: Airbnb

If you’re wondering where to stay in Tokyo, this Airbnb might be the perfect choice for you. Just a 5-minute walk from Hatagaya Station, this small studio features 2 single beds and a bathroom. Located in a lovely neighbourhood in Shibuya, the cozy apartment has plenty of excellent eateries within walking distance. You’ll love the minimalistic simplicity and cleanliness of the space. Moreover, your helpful host will be more than happy to provide you with everything you need in this central Tokyo accommodation.

#102 SHIBUYA SHINJUKU 幡ヶ谷駅徒歩5分 観光ショッピングに便利!
Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
269 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
mitsuko's portable wifi was very helpful for my navigation
also we didn't have wifi although it was promised
the wifi pack i got to carry around the city saved my life
just be aware the bathroom is truly tiny
the place is really comfortable for single traveller with sufficient space for luggages
the room was clean enough
extremely clean apartment with very comfortable beds
the place is clean and easy to find
the beds were really comfy clean and warm
everything was clean and the check-in is also pretty easy
but the host is nice
mitsuko was a great host
nice place and helpful host
she was pretty friendly when we met
she was always communicative and helpful
fantastic location just a five minutes walk to the hatagaya train station
the location was pretty good
great cozy room a couple minutes walk from hatagaya station very close to shinjuku station
mitsuko-san’s place is perfectly situated near the bustling area of shibuya/shinjuku
nice and cozy place very near restaurants and convenience stores
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4. Homely three-bedroom house in Setagaya-ku (from USD 180)

The white, grey, and light wood scheme of this minimalist Japanese house all make for a tranquil and serene home experience. At guests’ disposal are an open-plan living room where a wooden dining table is situated directly by a white kitchen space, overlooking a lounge area decorated with low-to-the-ground furniture as well as a home office room for working around the clock, three bedrooms that can accommodate seven guests – two of which outfitted with platform beds and spacious bathrooms. Guests keen to check some of Tokyo’s major attractions off their list will find the property located four minutes away from the Komazawa-Daigaku metro station. And, besides providing the convenience of travel, travelers have access to ample dining options available with numerous bars, restaurants and unique cafes in Tokyo situated within walking distance from the house.

☆Luxury New House/6 min to Shibuya☆
Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
168 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is floor heater gas heater and ac so it’s very warm in winter
the pocket wifi included is really helpful as you explore the city
the only thing i would improve was the wifi
the house was sooooo big and comfortable and fumi provides many amenities
mattress was comfortable did not get any backaches
very clean lovely house
great apartment really clean and comfortable
it's clean modern and extremely spacious
really cool space that was really clean and modern
the house is very clean
he was a great host with quick response
fumi wa a great host
host is very helpful and responsive to any questions we have
host: fumi is a great host who is extremely responsive
fumi is an awesome host
location was great being close to a metro station and was incredibly easy getting around
house in good location in setagaya only 6 minutes by train to shibuya
near convenient store easy to go to shibuya and its really near from home to the station
convenient access to subway though a bit far from shibuya tokyo station and other areas of interest
most likely japanese house and apartment is pretty cold due to luck of central heating
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5. Wahuu-style apartment in Tateishi (from USD 76)

Located in Tateishi, a neighborhood that inspires nostalgia – this listing will allow travelers a glimpse of what 1940s Tokyo was like. Post war establishments like bars and restaurants are still in operation so they double as sightseeing spots! The apartment is decorated using cedar wood and mud walls to allow natural light and fresh air to this 2-bedroom apartment! After self-check-in, guests can enjoy the comfort of a full kitchen, a balcony for that perfect breakfast setup, access to toiletries, and a free portable pocket Wi-Fi device! Also, Keisei Tateishi station, which has direct access to Narita and Haneda airports, is a mere 3-minute walk while other tourist spots like Akihabara and Asakusa are 15 minutes away by train. You can experience the perfect mix of modern and traditional Tokyo!

Wahuu Style APT + Free Portable Wi-Fi
Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
306 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 5 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the free portable wifi is really helpful for visiting tourists
we had also a pocket wifi which is very helpful when traveling
the apartment is just nice for 4 pax with all the amenities you need
there is a tv for viewing and good wifi throughout the apartment
comfortable serene setting for our family including child to enjoy the ambience of june weather
the apartment was very clean and they cleaned & changed towels everyday
the apartment is clean and spotless
very clean and very easy to find
the house was clean and cozy
the apartment is very clean and well maintained
mr t is a great host
the host was very friendly and welcoming
the host is very communicative with lots of advice and help
thank you for being excellent hosts
the hospitality he showed us was warm and friendly
the location is pretty good
perfect location and perfect house
the location of the apartment is easily located with the help of the kawano’s instruction
also the walk from the subway station to the apartment is only about 5 mins super convenient
the neighborhood is awesome lots of stores and shops selling great food
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6. Brand-new twin room near Ueno, Asakusa (from USD 53)

This room is private, has no shared common spaces, and sleeps up to two people. The accommodation comes with free Wi-Fi, access to a washing machine, and there is a kitchenette with a kettle and microwave. The unit is air-conditioned and comes with basic essentials for the bathroom and bedroom. Additionally, there is elevator access.

There are some convenience stores nearby, but public transport is some distance away. It takes about 15 minutes to walk to Nishi-Nippori station. Guests enjoy the way their items are collected in the mornings and fresh towels are delivered in their place. Staying here is like being in a hotel, but with your own kitchen area.

Constructed in 2018! Twin Room/Near Ueno,Asakusa
荒川区西日暮里, 東京都, Japan
371 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
two comfortable beds with all the amenities
airbnb is of hotel standard with basic things like hairdryer iron toothbrush set comb shaver provided
water heater was modern didn’t have to adjust a cold and hot tap to get the perfect showering
the apartment is very good and exactly the same as the photos and descriptions
the beds are awesome and the interior decor is nothing short of spectacular
very clean and comfortable beds
super clean and great place
the place is clean and orderly
everything was very clean and well equipped
the place was very clean and convenient
helpful reception staff
the staff was welcoming and helpful
front desk is very helpful and friendly
the front desk is very friendly as well
great place and kind hosts
the location is great just a short walk to the train station
great location close to 7eleven(atms) and train station
good space relatively close to a subway station
a nice place located not to far from the nearest jr station
the location was excellent to all the major spots in tokyo
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7. Room near Tokyo SkyTree

Located in Sumida-Ku, this listing is a winner! It provides easy access to everything! Oshiage station gives direct access to both Narita and Haneda airports. Asakusa and Nikko, which are world heritage attractions, are also within reach through Tobu Skytree Station! If that isn’t enough, Tokyo SkyTree is within a one-minute walk from this area! The room is modern and simple with a queen bed and a balcony, so it is a comfortable fit for two travelers. Guests can use the common area in the house and the hosts provide toiletries as well. It is definitely a steal for travelers to Tokyo!

(Room #3)SKYTREE 1mins walk, Asakusa 15mins walk
Sumida-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
263 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thw wifi was a bonus too
the house and the room were very much like described
the rooms were all large and comfortable
good size room and bed
clean environment as well
clean and very good communication
) was very clean and well furnished
very clean and comfortable place
very clean and beautiful house
owner is way too nice
thank you for being a great host xun :)
super fast and helpful answers from the host
owners are very kind and available
our host xun is a very friendly & helpful guy
great location that is near skytree
the location was ideal as it is walking distance between two train stations
great location really close to the skytree and the oshiage station
good location plenty of restaurants and shops within walking distance
cozy house with great location
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8. Central Shinjuku Park Apartment 702

Central Shinjuku Park Apartment 702
Source: Airbnb

You can’t go wrong with this central Shinjuku apartment. It is just a 6-minute walk from Tochomae station and a 10-minute walk from Shinjuku Station. Retreat in the privacy of your very own private apartment in the heart of trendy Shinjuku. Your host will also provide you with tons of information about the best eateries and hidden gems of the city. Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

Central Shinjuku Park Apartment 702

9. Asakusa Explore

Asakusa Explore
Source: Airbnb

Boasting a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and balcony, this cozy apartment accommodates 3 guests, making it ideal for small families and groups of friends. The apartment itself is tastefully decorated and includes many amenities including a washing machine. Guests will enjoy the charming bunk bed in the bedroom and the nearby Sumida River. Asakusa Station is also just a 5-minute walk away. Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

ASAKUSA Station 5min walk

10. Cozy Japanese-style house

Cozy Japanese Style House
Source: Airbnb

45 USD/night for 1 guest

If you’re an adventurous solo backpacker, this cozy Japanese style house might just be for you. Your room itself is spacious and simple. The location of the house is excellent, at just a 5-minute walk to the Naka-Meguro station. Your neighbourhood is exceptionally breathtaking and stunning in spring, with thousands of sakura flowers blossoming over Meguro river. Moreover, you’ll find plenty of shops and eateries nearby. Your friendly host will be happy to assist you should you encounter any problems.

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

11. Shinjuku V House

Shinjuku V House
Source: Airbnb

75 USD/night for 2 guests

Looking for a no-fuss and no-frills place to relax and recharge after a long day of exploring the bustling capital of Japan? Shinjuku V House is located in a very strategic location and includes amenities such as pocket Wi-Fi and heaters. Your room is clean and spacious. Additionally, the Shinjuku Sanchome is just a short walk away while there are several minimarts and restaurants near the room.

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

12. Morishita Apartment

Morishita Apartment
Source: Airbnb

71 USD/night for 1 guest

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with this Morishita Apartment located in Koto District. The fully equipped apartment itself is clean and can accommodate up to three guests. Enjoy the use of the coffee machine, ironing board and washing machine. Moreover, your host will provide you with lots of information on getting around and eating options. Additionally, famous attractions such as the Tokyo Skytree and Tokyo Edo Museum are just close by.

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

13. Shinjuku Room

Shinjuku Room
Source: Airbnb

63 USD/night for 2 guests (excludes 23 USD cleaning fee)

Stay right in the midst of one of Japan’s most happening and fashionable centers. You’ll be staying with your incredibly accommodating host who will point you to some of Tokyo’s best eats. The cozy room that you’ll be sleeping in has pretty much everything you need, including useful items from an electric kettle to portable pocket Wi-Fi. Additionally, Shinjuku Station is just a 6-minute walk away.

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

14. Sky View Shinjuku Apartment

Airbnb Tokyo
Source: Airbnb

68 USD/night for 2 guests

Imagine rolling out of bed and waking up to the view of the majestic Mount Fuji. Situated in central Shinjuku, this sky view apartment is tastefully designed with state-of-the-art furniture and equipped with numerous amenities. A six-minute walk will take you to Tochomae station while a two-minute walk will take you to excellent halal restaurants, exquisite cafes and 24-hour stores.

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

15. Urban Tokyo House

Urban Tokyo House
Source: Airbnb

State-of-the-art, modern and furnished to the nines with a slight Japanese touch, this Urban Tokyo House offers stylish accommodation and excellent hospitality. Your room includes a double bed and an extra Japanese style futon set for the third guest. You’ll have access to the apartment’s first and second floors, including the kitchen and living room. Tucked away in a charming shopping street (Ebisu Dori), this urban Tokyo house is located close to plenty of dining options and supermarkets. Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

Urban Tokyo House
179 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

16. Ikebukuro Sakura

Ikebukuro Sakura
Source: Airbnb

Named after a majestic century-old Sakura tree across the apartment, this cozy flat is a modern one-bedroom accommodation with a fully equipped kitchen to boot. Enjoy the apartment’s washing machine, air dryer, ironing board, in-built luggage storage and complimentary roasted coffee. Your neighbourhood has numerous restaurants of diverse cuisines to choose from, as well as convenience stores and supermarkets for fresh food.

Ikebukuro Sakura - Fully Licensed, 5th Year!
Toshima, Tokyo, Japan
255 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free pocket wifi was a massive bonus
the pocket wifi was also extremely helpful and convenient
we had to sleep with the fan on
pocket wifi worked perfectly and helped us a lot
the pocket wifi that was provided is very useful
the place was very clean regardless
it was clean and everything worked as described
the apartment was clean and it had everything that we need
the place was very neat clean and hospitable
clean stylish quiet fully equipped
thank you to our kind hosts
a wonderfully helpful host
opposite is naan indian nepalese cafe with great curries and very welcoming staff
hosts were brilliant super helpful and attentive
brett has also been a wonderful host
very good location for getting around (ikebukuro station 10 min walk)
good location close to train stations and easy access to everything
very nice and convenient location
the location is perfect it’s near the ikebukuro and itabashi station which can take you through shinjuku and shibuya
quiet safe with many convenient stores around
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17. Private room, one-minute walk from station

This private room is ideal because it is in close proximity to the Tawara-machi station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza line. Within walking distance, you will find the Asakusa Sensoji temple and Kaminari-gate. Within five minutes on foot, you will reach the ROX shopping mall. Just a two-minute walk takes you to the nearby Family Mart.

There is a front desk with staff who can assist you with any questions you may have. The room is narrow, as is the bathroom. However, that’s not uncommon in Japan. There is a laptop-friendly workspace, air-conditioning, and a television is also provided. Wi-Fi access is also available.

1 Minutes walk from Station, hotel private room.
Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
108 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room was perfect for my needs
upgraded my room for me which was great
very clean and convenient
the bathroom was very clean and their cleaning service is great
soooooo clean and relaxing
room was clean and had everything you require
room larger than usual for tokyo new and clean facilities
the staff are great
staff was friendly and helpful
the staff was very friendly and welcoming
the front desk staff helped me with all sorts of questions and were very kind
the staff was friendly efficient and always available
great location just next to train station
very convenient location and a decent value
super convenient location close to the subway and walking distance to several sights
great location just about 1 minute away from tawaramachi station (ginza line)
great location near the station on the ginza line
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18. Hidden two-storey Japanese gem

A Japanese gem in its own right, this Tokyo accommodation offers up to six guests. The estate itself is characterized by three bedrooms, four beds, and a private bathroom, and there’s more than enough room on the premises for everyone to spread out and make the place their own. For the complete duration of your stay, you’ll experience well-lit interiors, complete with a series of amenities that includes a massage chair, a hammock, wireless Internet access, living essentials, a stocked kitchen, and an indoor fireplace! You also have access to cable television onsite, the perfect conclusion to each busy day. One of the best Airbnbs in Japan, this vacation rental is one of the only ones in the city to offer a hot tub!

This traditional Japanese dwelling is steeped in culture, and offers proximity to a wide variety of local attractions and historic staples. Your access to local locations like Ikebukuro, Yanesen, and Asakusa is made even easier with the availability of public transportation in your area, and your front doors are only a seven-minute walk from the world-famous Onsen Natural Hot Spring Spa!

Also See: Top 9 Open Air Onsen To Stay Near Tokyo

Hidden 2Story Gem - TOKYO HIDEAWAY!
Toshima-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
185 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pocket wifi was terrific
the mattress is so comfortable
free wifi router was also provided giving us wifi access throughout our stay in tokyo
the pocket wifi was good to check webpages mail and (hidden by airbnb) maps for a few people
her house is elegant japanese style and is very comfortable
all clean and nice communication with meg was easy and fast
clean traditional with everything you need
overall the house was clean and very convenient
her house was cozy clean and well organized
the house is very clean and has everything that you could need
she was the best airbnb host we’ve had
the host meg is just wonderful
meg is a great host
meg is an awesome host
meg was an awesome host all around
very cute place great location in sugamo
this house is a beautiful place located just a few minutes walk from sugamo station
we really loved the walk to town through the cemetery
great place in quiet neighborhood fairly close to train station and amazing restaurants
if you do not visit in summer it's a good 15 min walk
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Discover the Land of the Rising Sun

Truly a city of character and quirks, Japan boasts a unique blend of the modern and traditional. There is always something new to discover in this metropolitan capital. These Airbnb accommodations all have strategic locations and are great for exploring Tokyo. Do book early and experience the gracious hospitality locals are famous for. Do note that thousands of tourists flock to Japan every year during the Cherry Blossom Season (2016: March-May), so make sure that you inform your host in advance if you’re interested. What are you waiting for? Tokyo awaits.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Tokyo, Japan

1. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs in Tokyo

Tokyo boasts many luxury vacation rentals that will provide you everything you need and so much more. And if you want to feel like a royalty or someone important, make sure you book any of these Airbnbs: the homely three-bedroom house, the luxury apartment for four, and the cedar apartment.

2. Which are the best Airbnbs in Shibuya, Tokyo

If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Shibuya, then you may want to book this minimalist apartment walking distance to Hatagaya Station, or this luxurious homely three-bedroom house.

3. Which are the best family friendly Airbnbs in Tokyo

There are a lot of things to consider when booking accommodation for the family, including the size, amenities, and location. For options, you can book this elegant cedar apartment with laundry facility, or this luxury apartment for four, which is close to many tourist attractions, including the Ghibli Museum and the Robot Restaurant.

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