welcome to Japan! Tokyo! Harajuku!
our apartment is located near by Harajuku.
it takes 5 minutes to TAKESITA street,
and also you can go to aoyama, shibuya by walking.
you can enjoy your travel very conveniently,
access any place in Tokyo easily by JR.
-semi-double bed(one bed)
-balcony(smoking available at balcony)
and you also can use
we hope you make good memories in Tokyo :)
+) we are living with a cat. she's very cute. i hope you would like a cat :)
++) we are working at home. sometimes we work at night time and sleep at daytime．i hope you don't mind us.
-please check in before at least 10:00pm. my apartment front door is automatically shutdown after 10:00pm, so we cannot use intercom! if your flight is too late, please let me know your arrival time and give me phone call when you arrive harajuku station.
-smoking is OK in balcony :)
but japanese neighborhoods are very very quiet, so we should keep quiet at night time in balcony. hope you understand that.
-please do not laundry after 9:00 pm.
-in night time, some bikers make a noise and my crazy cat starts running! if you are sensitive, please bring your earplugs.
I stayed in the Shibuya studio for a week & could not have been happier.
Lp & John were helpful from when I first began enquiring too when I arrived in Tokyo :) The studio is clean, cosy and very central however I did not have any problems with noise. I felt at home & safe in the studio & would definitely stay again! Lp & Johns kindness & knowledge made my trip very special :) thank you Lp & John!
LP and John were great hosts! The area near harajuku was super exciting and very nice. LP and John drew me a map with all informations of the sourrounding area. The knew everything, I could ask them all I wanted. LP made a very nice informational sheet how to get there and what to do. They showed me some good restaurants and did reserve one resetaurant for me (Sazanka, Hotel Okura,Teppan-yaki restaurant). The second night Lp cooked for us, and it was great, they made a lot of different things to eat. In the meantime John and I played a korean monopoly. We had a very nice time together, and 3 days weren't enough. So I will have to go back. In exchange of their kindness I taught them how to bow a tie :) they were very talented.
So all together it was a great experience and they were cool hosts. Only minus point is maybe their sleeping rythm :) But as a tipp, all the shops and coffeeshops don't open before 11am, so go out late, sleep long and have a great time.
The appartment was very nice, I loved how LP did it. There were alot of drawings of LP, she is a great artist.. the cat is cool. She likes to run..
The room is small, but you have enough place for all your stuff, and you even have a small balcony. The area is in a very good position.
Amazing stay in Tokyo at Lp and John house! Tiny, comfortable and clean. You can easily walk to Takeshita, Omote and Shibuya. Directly in the heart of the City!
What can I say - an AMAZING apartment, AMAZING location and most importantly AMAZING hosts.
From the second the booking was confirmed - when I was sent a 5 page illustrated pdf covering everything you need to know before getting to Japan complete with very detailed illustrations on how to reach the apartment - to the extremely personal hospitality given by LP and John - everything was considered and made my trip to Tokyo a pleasure.
All I can say is STAY HERE! You won't regret it.
LP and John are, simply, the perfect guests.
Maybe i can stop here, cause the word "perfect" is the only that can explain my feeling once come back in Rome from my japanese trip, but i wanna explain.
I had the occasion to see all the three opportunity to stay in Tokyo that LP and John gives to people (two apt/studio and also their house) and one is better than other. The apts are full of creativity on every wall, are comfortable, clean, so intimate and you really can feel yourself at home, and this is one of the most important thing.
They are all very near to the "heart" of the city (two steps from Harajuku station), but in the same time quiet and calm, and very easy to find (but really hard to leave :)
And, let talk about the most important thing: LP and John! What can i say: just that i feel to have found two new friends.
This kind of people give to you an energy and a kindness really hard to find: they are sweet, easy, creative, interesting, funny and helpful (they give me tons of advise and maps and suggestions).
It will something i'll never forget and i feel so lucky for the occasion to have met them and to stay in their PERFECT house.
Random things LP and John did for change my trip into and unforgettable trip:
• they let me know one of the most tasty and amazing restaurant i ever tried, on the fourth floor of a building where you can have a breathless view of night tokyo and some of the most delicious japanese recipes you can have;
• they give to guests a fundamental device: the portable wi-fi, something that will became your best friend, when you will be "lost in translation" (i know this is very "technical", but believe me, it's really an added value);
• they present me their cat Psycho, i fall in love with that adorable hairball;
• they give me so pure and authentic smiles and let me remember what's the real meaning of a trip: know new friends, not only new cities.
John and LP are the nicest, most helpful hosts, they are so lovely and also a lot of fun! They were so good with giving me directions and helping me to find stores/shopping districts/train lines - everything really! They are such great hosts and such lovely people :) The apartment itself is really cool, decked out in beautiful paintings and illustrations by LP, and in a brilliant location right near Cat Street and Takeshita Dori, perfect for shopping.
LP and John were the nicest hosts who made me feel at home as soon as I checked-in. The apartment they live in is decorated in such a cool way and every turn I made in the apartment, I discovered something new. My bed was probably the coolest part as it was hidden in the wall and I would take it out when going to sleep. It was super comfortable! LP and John also have a great cat named Psycho and a really nice balcony to lounge on. LP and John showed me to some of the best sushi and coffee in Harajuku and we also got to go to the amazing Robot show which was lots of fun. If you are planning a trip to Tokyo, I would highly recommend staying with LP and John.
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hi! this is LP!
i am an illustrator and my partner john is a designer for graphic and fashion.
we love nature, fashion, music and art.
we love to meet nice and new people.
(we have met so many good and talented friends through airbnb!)
we don't eat meats but we are not vegans yet.
we can speak english, japanese, and korean.
our language skill is not perfect but we believe that we can communicate with you better by art or something.
thanks! see you in tokyo :D