Our listing is a traditional Japanese-style apartment(built from wood) in the heart of Tokyo, located in the district Setagaya which is only a stone's throw away from Shibuya and Harajuku.
You can enjoy local Tokyo life in a quite and peaceful neighborhood while being able to reach all major tourist spots.
The apartment is on the first floor facing south with plenty of sunshine flowing in. It features a cozy living room which serves as bedroom during night. Sheets and pillows as well as a Japanese-style ‘Futon' will be provided. Furthermore, you will be able to make use of the kitchen in order to enjoy cold/hot beverages & meals (gas stove is not available). An own bathroom with a bath tube & shower is available as well.
Living room (incl. air-conditioning, TV, Futon, cooling-fan)
Kitchen (incl. refrigerator, micro-wave, water-heater, cups, pots and plates)
Bathroom (incl. own toilet, bathing tube, hair dryer)
Guest will have the whole apartment for themselves.
Other things to note
We only allow our approved and registered guests on the property or in the apartment.
The other people are living / staying in same building. As we metioned in our house rules please respect each other by keeping the voices down.
*The apartment is not a hotel. Please realize that there is no concierge services, daily cleaning, room service, etc as there are in hotels.
*Only our approved and registered guests are allowed on the property or in the apartment.
*No parties or events.
*No smoking indoors and around the property.
*Please do not use shoes indoors.
*Please note that other Japanese people are living in apartments closeby. Please respect the neighbors and keep your voice down.
*Please respect the apartment and all equipment.
*During your stay there will not be any cleaning service, please keep the apartment clean.
*Please turn off the air conditioner when leaving the apartment. Also make sure all the appliances are turned off before leaving the apartment.
*Airbnb is not really common/popular in Japan yet. If anybody asks, please simply say you are a friend of us.
*If the doorbell rings, please ignore it. The person ringing is expecting to speak to the home owner. If we come by to visit you, we will call your name.
By booking our listing you agree and accept all house rules without any exceptions.
We will navigate our guests to the location. If the arrival falls onto a weekend, we will try to pick up the guest from the metro station and guide to the apartment. We are more than happy to provide information on the area and help our guests in any way.
Generally we will stay the "invisible" host but for your own safety we might check up on you if you are okay.
We are an international couple, Hitomi (Japanese) and Chris (German), living in Sakura-Shinmachi since 2011. We speak English, Japanese, German and Chinese, so feel free to contact us in any of these languages.
We love our quite neighborhood right in front of the crazy Shibuya. Our shared passion goes to traveling, movies as well as outdoor activities. We love to meet new people and share with them the amazing Tokyo life. Be sure to get lot of hints from us (fantastic spots not well known to everyday guidebooks) as to how to spend your time in this great city.