A cozy single space with a happy and peaceful atmosphere in one of the most sought after residential places in Tokyo, Azabu-Juban.
A cozy single space with a happy and peaceful atmosphere in one of the most sought after residential places in Tokyo, Azabu Juban.
The location is in Azabu Juban which lies in Minato Tokyo.
It is only 1 minute away from Azabujuban station and a few minute walking distance to Roponggi Hills and Tokyo Midtown.
The place is a trendy and lively residential area with a strip of Japanese shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, and supermarkets dispersed around the area, one is actually available 24 hours.
The apartment is a neat, clean, cozy and spacious 209sq ft. room with the following amenities:
-A big bed for 1
-A table that converts into your own personal lounge where you can sit your laptop and do your work.
-Small kitchen area
-Bathroom with tub
-Laundry area is separate but only a min walking distance.
-A BOSE speaker for ipod/iphone
-Equipped with a camera phone to view coming guests
-The lobby is secured with auto-lock features
-Wifi service is available upon request (rental fee is 300 yen/day)
|Room type:||Private room|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Minimum Stay:||15 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$399 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$1287 /month|
|Check Out:||10:00 AM|
Dan is a great host. I truly recommend this cozy space in a great neighborhood!
The best thing this apartment has going for it is the location. It is conveniently located right next to the Azabujuban metro stop which gets you easily into the train system to get anywhere in Tokyo. Locally, its about a 5 minute walk to the two main walking streets in the area which have a nice selection of shops, restaurants and stores. Roppongi Hills is about a 15 minute walk with Roppongi and Tokyo Midtown just a little further beyond.
(Location/Directions Removed). As for the inside, the main source of natural light is the door out to the balcony. The balcony overlooks the inside curve of the building with the walkway leading to the other units overlooking your bedroom. The bed and bedding is as basic as you can get. The mattress is very hard, covered by a thin white sheet. A single small pillow and comforter complete the set. Take the bedding off and you'll find an old and yellowing pillow and comforter that have clearly been in use for some time. The unit does not come furnished with any sort of general convenience items such as towels, soap, shampoo, laundry detergent, etc., and would have to be picked up upon arrival. Laundry can be done just down the street at a local laundromat. As for the kitchen nook, it comes with a couple plates and cups but no pots or pans to cook with. The fridge is a mini fridge which fits a few drinks and miscellaneous food items. The apartment does not come equipped with wifi but a mobile wifi device can be rented from Dan for 300 yen a night which you are expected to pay for all at once, upfront, in cash. The device barely works inside the unit and must be placed out on the balcony in order to get a reliable signal. It works well out in the city but did not work in a few areas outside of Tokyo I visited during my stay.
After staying at a few Airbnb places, the main difference between this listing and others is that the unit is not owned and lived in by Dan. As a result, the unit is obviously not as cared for and is lacking in general amenities expected in a furnished unit. For the price of this unit, the standard of living it offers is simply too low to justify staying here. I would not recommend this apartment.