Super Spacious Central Shinjuku View Studio II!
Super Spacious Central Shinjuku View Studio II!

Entire home/flat

3 guests


2 beds
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This comfortable studio apartment is located in super central Shinjuku, which makes it a great base to explore Tokyo! It comfortably fits a couple or two friends (with futon for extra guests) and is equipped with everything you need for your stay!

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The space

This 100% private 15th floor apartment has an awesome city view of downtown Shinjuku viewable from the balcony. There is a large sliding glass door to the balcony for great light and air, as well as blackout curtains installed in case you want to sleep in.

The balcony includes a outdoor table and 2 chairs, so you can enjoy the sweeping view of the Shinjuku skyline while having your morning coffee.

The apartment is conveniently located right above a large Lawson convenience store, where you can buy everything from toiletries to quick foods like sandwiches and bentos.

★ FREE portable WiFi is included!
★ FREE bike available for city exploring and shopping!
★ FREE (complimentary) toiletries!
★ FREE bottle of sake for long-stay guests!

Self check-in/out is available for your convenience.

Guest access

The apartment is equipped with a (full) double sized bed and fresh bedding, table and chairs, fridge, french press (for coffee), electric stove, and microwave for your comfortable stay. All dishes, pots/pans, and cooking utensils are available for guests to use freely.

There is also FREE high speed 4G WiFi available in the apartment. It's a portable pocket WiFi, so guests are able to take it out of the apartment and carry it around the city for use anywhere. You can connect your smartphone / tablet / laptop to the internet anywhere in Tokyo and beyond!

The bathroom is private and clean. Clean towels, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, and hand soap are complimentary. Hairdryer and iron are also available for use.

Interaction with guests

I live just a few minutes away, and am available in case you need anything during your stay!

FLEXIBLE CHECK IN/OUT: Standard check in and out time is 2:00pm and 12:00 noon, but depending on the previous and next guests, we will do our best to accommodate whatever time is most convenient for you!

Other things to note

Free bicycle is available upon request during your stay. Please let me know ahead of time if you would like one for your city explorations or grocery shopping!

Complimentary traditional Japanese sake is included if your stay is longer than a week!

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: Studio
Beds: 2
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Lockbox

Elevator in Building
Smoking Allowed

Cleaning Fee £19
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 double bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is flexible

- No shoes in the house
- In consideration of the neighbors, please keep the noise level down
- Smoking OK but only on balcony


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

39 Reviews

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Harriette User Profile
April 2017
Jame's place was amazing! The view outside the apartment was amazing especially at sunset. The flat is huge for such a central location which was an added bonus! You couldn't get any more central to Shinjuku then this area for such a great price, a 5 minute walk and you've reached golden Gai and a few minutes down the road and you've reached Shinjuku station where you can get anywhere in Tokyo within a few minutes. We were also able to leave our luggage with Kim when we checked out so that we could explore around without having to drag our luggage everywhere. I would highly recommend this place to anyone that wants to explore Tokyo as well as have an amazing place to stay! :)

Sophie User Profile
April 2017
The apartment is a good base for exploring tokyo. It is in the red light district but not too noisy at night to sleep. Its about 15 minutes walk to shinjuku station and from there just a few stops to shibuya and harajuku. It has everything including a hairdryer and towels and close to convenient stores. I didnt get much interaction from the host but he left detailed instructions for us.

Rungrudee User Profile
September 2017
James gives an accuracy location to his apartment. Great location, near train station Spacious room, clean and value for money. I will stay here again for next time.

Kimberley User Profile
September 2017
Had some issues at Check in as the room hadnt been cleaned, but were able to leave our bags and go out for a few hours, after the room was clean all was well, the view is amazing on the balcony!

Grace User Profile
September 2017
James's place is incredibly conveniently located in shinjuku. Great value. Only draw back is that it gets quite unsafe for single ladies roaming around the area at night- there are random guys trying their luck and one attempted to enter the apartment building. Otherwise it's really good value for money!

Thomas User Profile
September 2017
Great location, very clean, and spacious room (compared to most places in Tokyo). Stayed here with my wife and we couldn't be happier

Keith User Profile
September 2017
Great Location - Check Super Easy Check-in/Check-out - Check Right amount of room - Check Easy communication with/instructions from host - Check View from 15th FL balcony - Check+++++++ Awesome apartment in a great location. The balcony is definitely the reason why I booked the place and it did not disappoint! Room was sized well, especially by Japanese standards, and the shower was great. You can tell some parts of the place are a little older but nothing that would prevent me from staying there again. Definitely a great value for the money and would recommend James' place for anyone looking to stay in Tokyo

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James User Profile

Hi I'm James from California! My mother is Japanese and my father American, so I spent my childhood summers visiting Japan and falling in love with this beautiful country. I grew up in Hawaii, California, and Seattle. After graduating from university, I lived in Hokkaido (Japan) and Seoul (South Korea), then served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa for 2 years. I now work in Tokyo as a consultant in finance and tech.

I love travel, photography, and anything related to the great outdoors. Although working in Tokyo I am pretty busy during the weekdays, when free I love to grab a coffee or drink with or take guests out to experience the city! Studied city planning and international sociology in university, so I can give you a rundown of Tokyo and Japan from that perspective as well.

Countries I've visited so far: South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, India, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia (Bali), Turkey, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Ireland, UK, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland

Looking forward to meeting you soon! Shoot me a message if you have any questions about Airbnb, my apartments, or Tokyo in general!

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