Top 5 Recommended Airbnb Vacation Rentals For A Night In Niigata, Japan - Updated 2021

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Trip101 Editorial
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Niigata is famous for beautiful sightseeing spots such as Sasagawa Nagare Coastline, Mt. Yahiko, Mt. Hakkai, and Okutadami Dam. The prefecture is also home to many winter sports destinations such as Myoko and Naeba, as well as hot springs such as Akakura and Yuzawa. If you are planning a trip to Niigata, there are a lot of budget-friendly accommodation options including Airbnb vacation rentals which are known for their stylish rooms. Why not try one of them on your next visit?

We will be introducing a total of five carefully-selected vacation rentals that can be booked through Airbnb — three from the city center, one from the suburbs, and another one from Gosen City in the Kaetsu District.

1. Read all you can with their 3,500 plus collection of books/Niigata City (from USD 25)


BOOK INN is a private accommodation that consists of a hall that houses more than 3,500 books written in Japanese and English. You can feel free to take any book to your room to read. The front desk is open for 24 hours, and they have a lobby area where you can interact with other guests. The place also has convenient access to major areas as it is only about a 2-minute walk from Niigata Station Bandai Exit. Rooms can accommodate up to two people.

Unbeatable Price and Best Location!!!!! BOOK INN④
Chūō-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata-ken, Japan
27 reviews
Shared room in hostel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 7 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is beautiful we loved all the books and the comfortable beds and communal spaces
the beds are great and everything is so clean
the staff is so nice
convenient location and good people
a great little place really close to niigata station
this place is so close to the train station and an area with great night life
very nice place a short walk from the station and great value
the night life is right down the street and easy to walk to
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2. Experience pure relaxation in a traditional Japanese house in Niigata City (from USD 24)

Traditional Japanese-style room

Located in Gosen City, this accommodation is about a 50-minute drive away from Niigata. It features a traditional Japanese house with a wonderful view of its landscaped garden, which consists of a pond filled with fishes. Each Japanese-style room can accommodate up to 6 people, so guests can rest comfortably. It is the perfect place to go to if you want to do explore nature as it is near Muramatsu Park and Hayade River. It is also an ideal accommodation for families with children.

入母屋造り 日本家屋 限定1組 Japanes irimoya 
Gosen-shi, Niigata-ken, Japan
38 reviews
Private room in house 0 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the house is tradititional style and very clean and organise
the house was also very clean and tastefully decorated
absolutely amazing accomodation and the host was very helpful with lifts and local advice
chiaki is very helpful and cheerful person
the host was waiting for me till late evening it was so kindly and caring
the host was not available but his father was very helpful and kind during our stay
he was extremely accommodating and it is a wonderful house to stay in
absolutely perfect place to stay
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3. Strategically located near the station and along the main street (from USD 26)

Apartment charter in Niigata City Chuo-ku

About 10 minutes away on foot from Niigata Station Bandai Exit, this vacation rental is located close to parking lots and main streets. Convenience stores are also a five-minute walk away. This stylish room comes with a double bed and a futon (semi-double), so it can accommodate up to four people. Children below elementary school age can stay free of charge. It is also equipped with an electric kettle, a coffee maker, and other basic appliances. Lodgers can also make use of the free Wi-Fi.

10 min walk Niigata Sta!(Free Wi-Fi)Cozy1room[411]
新潟市中央区, 新潟県, Japan
255 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a small comfortable place with amenities provided
the room is also well-equipped with tea coffee and amenities like hairdryer microwave and a small kitchenette
the room was extremely well equipped and she provided all the necessary amenities (toothbrush phone charger etc
the air conditioner was really nice for the hot summer days
i was so relaxed and enjoyed spending a time in the room duringmy stay
very clean and convenient
very clean and great communication from masaki
it is a super clean and specious apartment
the room also clean and cozy ^_^
the place is clean sunny
lovely spot and helpful host
nice place and nice host
masaki-san is the best host i have encountered throughout my visit in japan
the host is very responsive and helpful too
the host was great and provided us with everything we could need
fairly close to the station but a little further from many attractions
nice cozy place 10minute walk from niigata station
location very good to many place
good location plenty of
it is just a few minutes walk from the train station and masaki recommended wonderful restaurants close by
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4. Perfect for manga lovers — located right beside Bandai Bridge in Niigata City

Guesthouse Anpesou

Guesthouse Anpesou is a private accommodation located immediately beside Bandai Bridge in the city center. It is about a 20-minute walk from both Niigata Station and downtown Niigata, so it is a perfect place to stay if you have plans of exploring more of the city. Like a dormitory, the rooms here are segregated by gender. Fan heaters are installed in each room for a comfortable stay in winter. Rooms come with two PCs and a shelf full of manga, making it a perfect place for anime lovers and techies.

ゲストハウス アンペ荘 Guest House Anpesou 3
5 reviews
Shared room 2 Beds 2 Guests

5. Enjoy Niigata's sake, rice, fresh fish and unique hospitality

Traditional wooden Japanese house

This vacation rental features rooms inside a traditional Japanese house. The 1st floor houses a Japanese restaurant where you can taste Niigata’s unique hospitality through their locally produced sake and rice, as well as their local catch. This is part of the host’s efforts to convey the rich Japanese culture through Japanese food and traditional architecture. Past guests have left great reviews on this Airbnb vacation rental because they particularly liked its nice atmosphere, display, and the food that was served. The place can accommodate up to six people and is situated close to JR Yashiroda Station.

Traditional Wooden House...PART2
15 reviews
Private room 6 Beds 6 Guests

Let's stay in an Airbnb in Niigata

Niigata is known for its variety of accommodation options, from rooms with many manga books to hostels with Japanese restaurants. Each type of accommodation reflects the host’s personality. Guests can get a taste of the local life when they stay in these Airbnb vacation rentals as there are many friendly locals who are more than happy to interact with them. Hence, guests will learn a lot about the local culture and way of life. You can find out more about these accommodation options on the Airbnb website, which can be accessed through the links listed above.

*Please keep in mind that this information is updated as of December 2017. There may be some changes, so please check the links for more details.

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