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Top 15 Airbnb Accommodations In Tokyo, Japan

Marianne
Updated Aug 07, 2018

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. Be right in the middle of all the action with these 15 best Airbnb accommodations in Tokyo.

1. Luxury apartment for four (from USD 0)

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 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 District, Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
214 reviews
Entire flat 4 beds 4 guests 2 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

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2. Hidden two-storey Japanese gem (from USD 83)

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. Your Airbnb vacation rental is furthermore one of the only ones in the region 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!

Hidden 2Story Gem - TOKYO HIDEAWAY!
Toshima District, Toshima-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
137 reviews
Entire house 4 beds 6 guests 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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3. Elegant cedar apartment (from USD 0)

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. 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 District, Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
203 reviews
Entire flat 6 beds 7 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathrooms

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4. Ikebukuro Sakura (from USD 75)

Ikebukuro Sakura
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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 - Flat Rate for 3!
Toshima District, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan
209 reviews
Entire flat 2 beds 3 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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5. Shibuya apartment (from USD 44)

Shibuya Apartment
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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.

SHIBUYA SHINJUKU 幡ヶ谷駅徒歩5分 #102 国内出張でもご利用ください。
Shibuya District, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
209 reviews
Entire flat 2 beds 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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6. Room near Tokyo SkyTree (from USD 48)

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 District, Sumida-ku, Tōkyō-to, Japan
161 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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7. Wahuu-style apartment in Tateishi (from USD 107)

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 District, Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
243 reviews
Entire flat 5 beds 5 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathrooms

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8. Cozy Japanese-style house

Cozy Japanese Style House
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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.

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9. Shinjuku V House

Shinjuku V House
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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.

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10. Morishita Apartment

Morishita Apartment
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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.

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11. Shinjuku Room

Shinjuku Room
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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.

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12. Sky View Shinjuku Apartment

Sky View Shinjuku Apartment 1310
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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 restaurants, exquisite cafes and 24-hour stores.

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13. Central Shinjuku Park Apartment 702 (68 USD)

Central Shinjuku Park Apartment 702
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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.

Central Shinjuku Park Apartment 702

Price: 68 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 133 reviews)

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14. Asakusa Explore (52 USD)

Asakusa Explore
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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.

ASAKUSA Station 5min walk

Price: 52 USD

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Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 143 reviews)

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15. Urban Tokyo House (81 USD)

Urban Tokyo House
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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.

Urban Tokyo House

Price: 81 USD

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Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 177 reviews)

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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.

This article was originally published on Mar 18, 2016

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