It's located less than 2 min from Shiinamachi station and around 15 min walking from Ikebukuro station, which is one of the main terminals in Tokyo!
We are able to speak 7 languages:
English,French,Spanish,Italian,Russian,Ukrainian and Japanese.
(Shiinamachi4-1) Mixed share house
Minimum stay is 4 days
**PLEASE NOTE we are currently renovating this guesthouse, pictures are not from the actual accommodation but it will look very similar and newer. We are accepting bookings already, so you can be our first guest here!**
The place it’s in a walking distance from Ikebukuro station (West exit), one of the biggest terminal stations in Tokyo. It takes around 15~20 minutes walking, so it’s good exercise :)
To Mejiro station it will take around 10 minutes walking. Closer to the flat there is Shiinamachi station, just 2 minutes away.
On neighborhood, a lot of nice bars, restaurants and super markets etc. Also, it’s a walking distance to Ikebukuro station (20 minutes). You do not have to worry about the last train;)
Since there is only three rooms, you can stay in a relaxed feeling and atmosphere. The owner, a married couple, of the building who speaks English is living on 7th floor of the same building. You can ask her/him any time if you are in trouble. The entrance is automatic –lock system with 24/7 recording video cameras, so security is also good.
Living / Dining, Common kitchen (Refrigerator, Microwave, Oven toaster, Rice cooker, Dishes), Hair dryer, Iron, ironing board, Washing machine (free), Bathroom (a shower room), Laundry. Bath and toilet are separated.
Mirror, Comfortable desk, Chair, Desk lamp, Bookshelf, Clothes pole for drying in balcony, Carpet, AC, Wardrobe, Room key lock, Bed, Futon and Linen (pillow, futon, sheets, mattress), Balcony.
Everything necessary for your Tokyo life is available:
Convenience store 2 min.
Traditional Japanese shopping mall 3 min.
100 yen shop 3 min.
“Summit” Supermarket 3 min.
Drug Store 2 min.
Ikebukuro is one of the most convenient stations to go anywhere in central Tokyo. There you can get three Tokyo Metro Lines, different Seibu and Tobu trains, and also the JR Yamanote, which is the main line in Tokyo. From Ikebukuro you can go anywhere in little time!
Time distance to main stations (by train)
Ikebukuro Station (JR Yamanote Line):
Shinjuku (9 min.)
Shibuya (15 min.)
Ueno (16 min.)
Nippori (11 min.)
Shiinamachi station (Seibu Ikebukuro Line):
【Meet locals and foreigners】
There is a bar near our office called SPEAKEASY, where many foreigners and Japanese people come together every night to have a nice conversation. A great chance to meet people!
【How to get our place】
From Narita Airport.
The most comfortable way of travel between Narita Airport and our office is take Keisei skyliner from Narita Airport to Nippori station (about 40min 2,400 yen) and transfer to JR Yamanote line to arrive to Otsuka station.
Alternatively, you can take the Limited Express train from Narita until Nippori station (about 70min 1000yen) and then transfer to JR Yamanote line to arrive to Otsuka station.
From Haneda Airport.
The most comfortable way of travel between Haneda Airport and our office is take Tokyo Monorail from Haneda Airport to Hamamatsucho station (about 20min 490 yen) and transfer to JR Yamanote line to arrive to Otsuka station.
Alternatively, you can take the Keikyu Airport line from Haneda until Shinagawa station (about 14min 410yen) and then transfer to JR Yamanote line to arrive to Otsuka station.
Please come to our office first and not directly to your room. We will give you the keys, information about your everyday life in Tokyo and guide you to your room.
Interaction with guests
Everyone is very friendly. You will interact with people coming from all over the world, Japanese, American, French,.... Some stay for a long time, other for a week or a month. We make our best to make everyone happy in their new home.
Other things to note
Check In time is always from 4PM. If you arrive earlier you can leave your luggage at our office, for free:)
Check Out time is at 10AM. You can leave the keys at our office or at our office's mailbox.
1. Smoking is NOT allowed inside the property. Smoking is allowed outside only.
2. Pets are NOT allowed.
3. Noise: Keep in mind that the house is located at the residential area. Try to keep the noise down after 10pm.
4. The owners are not responsible for any accidents and the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest.
5. Keep insects out of house. To do this, shut all the windows or use the net windows, and do not leave kitchen garbage in the room when you go out.
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