These 10 Tokyo Airbnb Rentals Are Glorious Stays & Highly Rated

 
PHOTO: COURTESY AIRBNB

PHOTO: COURTESY AIRBNB

 

Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun is arguably the technological leader of the world. But it’s also known for its impeccable hospitable culture, setting the hospitality benchmark on the minds of many who has tasted it once. If you’re planning a trip to Tokyo, an Airbnb stay is highly recommended to get the taste of the famous Japanese hospitality. Here are our top recommendations for Tokyo’s Airbnb listings.


 
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Photo: Courtesy Airbnb

 

Shibuya House w/Garden

$241/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 4 guests Beds: 4   Baths: 2

This beautiful cozy little house in Shibuya is neat and tidy surrounded by bright greenery. Complimentary breakfast is provided during your stay. Located in the small residential district of Yoyogi-Uehara, there are plenty of restaurants and shops around to keep you busy even if you don’t venture into central Tokyo.

The hosts for this listing Kako and Keiko are very helpful and will check you in. All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“Kako and Keiko were extremely welcoming, both before we arrived and during our stay. Although our stay was short we really enjoyed our conversations with them. The house was cozy and the surrounding area really unique.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com



 
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Tateishi House w/Wifi

$123/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 4 guests Beds: 4   Baths: 2.5

This small and quaint two-room house hosted by K and N is located in Tateishi. There are some bars in the area that date back to the World War II period, which has a unique feel to them, a lot like British pubs. The hosts are also Airbnb superhosts, ensuring you have the perfect stay.

All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“The town is very quaint. Mr. T picked us up and dropped us off at the station which really is a help when you have luggage. I would 100% stay again! Access to Tokyo is easy once you know the station names.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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J's APT 2 Bedrooms

$105/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 4 guests  Beds: 4   Baths: 1.5

This beautiful apartment hosted by the K family has a beautiful wooden interior that adds a rustic and warm feeling to the ambience. This listing is also located in Tateishi, so you’ll have access to the same bars and restaurants mentioned in the previous listing but with the added bonus of being closer to Narita airport.

All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry. The check-in system is self-check-in.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“A wonderful experience! Clean, comfortable, and plenty to do locally, while being within a 5 minute walk to a train station. The hosts were very polite and friendly, and I can't recommend them enough!”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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Photo: Courtesy Airbnb

 

Cedar Apartment

$105/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 7 guests  Beds: 6   Baths: 1.5

This sparkly apartment with a cedarwood interior is another listing hosted by Airbnb superhost the K family. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry.

This listing is a bit on the far side of Tateishi, so traveling will involve a bit more time from this location, but your hosts will arrange for transportation if you just ask them.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“K family are the kindest hosts I've ever had. They gave us free apple juice and a ride to the train station when we left. The place is very spacious and nice. Location is a bit far from the city, but they give very helpful tips on how to travel.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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Photo: Courtesy Airbnb

 

Apartment in Shinjuku

$68/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 2 guests  Beds: 1   Baths: 1

This sunny and beautifully decorated apartment is hosted by the friendly and helpful David, your Airbnb host for this listing. The apartment even comes with its own hot tub! If you’re a coffee lover, there also an espresso machine in the apartment.

All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry. Check-in system is self-check-in. Both Narita and Hanada airport is close to the location along with a 24/7 convenience store just around the block.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“Very nice and clean space. Great hosts, very quick to respond and helpful with recommendations, calling taxis, etc. Great location 1 block from subway station.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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Photo: Courtesy Airbnb

 

Cozy Apartment with Balcony and Easy Access

$369/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 3 guests  Beds: 2   Baths: 1

Hosted by Abi, this cozy apartment in Shinjuku has its own private access as well as a balcony for enjoying the sights during the quiet evenings over a cup of coffee or tea. The first floor of the building has a restaurant and there is a massage parlor on the second floor where the apartment is located.

There is a train line nearby but the noise is minimal. All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“The place was super clean and cozy. One minute to Okubo station and I could even walk to Shinjuku. I miss smoking cigarette on balcony where I could watch the Okubo station and the train running.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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Machiya Apartment Near Ueno/Tokyo

$72/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 3 guests  Beds: 3   Baths: 1

Just a few minutes’ walk from Machiya station, this colorful and well-decorated listing is hosted by Ruichi, an Airbnb superhost. All major sightseeing locations in and around Tokyo are within short traveling distances by train from this location.

There are a lot of convenience stores and eateries around the listing for you to visit. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry. The host will check you in.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“Ryuichi’s place was awesome! Sparkling clean and close to many restaurants/shops. I can’t wait to come back!”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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Photo: Courtesy Airbnb

 

2BR with Room Balcony near Skytree

$66/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 7 guests  Beds: 7   Baths: 1

Hosted by Sora, this listing has a wide balcony attached with the room with dining arrangements and a shade. The view from the balcony is amazing and the building also has an elevator. Skytree and Asakura prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location.

The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry. Sora is highly communicative and always happy to help you out. The check-in system is self- check-in.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“Sora is a great host! Self check-in was easy, and the location was nice and quiet. We loved the location because it allowed us to rest comfortably at any hour as we recovered from jet lag. Keep in mind that the deck with views of sky tree are shared by apartment building.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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GR1 Light Filled 2 BR Ikebukuro Large Apartment

$179/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 6 guests  Beds: 3   Baths: 1

This large apartment in Ikebukuro is perfect for a group vacation. Hosted by Nobu, the listing is located within the vibrant nightlife center of Tokyo, with some of the best bars and restaurants as well as shopping malls all located around the listing. Children up to the age of 3 are not counted as regular guests.

All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry. Storage options are not provided, so you need to rent a train locker to keep your baggage.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“Nobu was a great communicator. We enjoyed staying at his place. Place was clean and enough room for 6 of us.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com


 
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Photo: Courtesy Airbnb

 

Cozy Home Hotel

$79/night at the time of publication

Sleeps: 3 guests  Beds: 1   Baths: 1

Some of the major tourist attractions in Tokyo such as the senso-ji temple, ueno park and the famous Ameyoko shopping street are all a stone’s throw away from this nice apartment hosted by TOKYOb&B.Co.Jp. Complimentary breakfast is provided during your stay.

All major prefectures of Tokyo are within short walking distances from this location. The listing has free Wi-Fi and free parking as well as a fully decked-out kitchen. Cleaning facilities are also available for doing laundry. There will be someone from the host company to check you in.

Airbnb.com Reviewer-

“This is a perfect place, and my family and I are very satisfied. If you have two or three families traveling together, hoping that each family has its own room and then living in the same building, then this is your best choice.”

This listing is available on Airbnb.com

 

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