★ KOENJI  ★ 8 min to SHINJUKU

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Chome-51-9 Koenjiminami, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan

The Space


A SUNNY, COZY, PRIVATE, one-bedroom apartment on the 10th floor in Koenji. High-rise building with a PRIVATE BALCONY with a breathtaking SKYLINE VIEW of SHINJUKU, TOKYO! Perfect for visitors looking for a convenient location, only 4 minutes walk from station.



4 min walk to KOENJI STATION


Koenji Station to SHINJUKU = 7 min
Koenji Station to SHIBUYA = 16 min
Koenji Station to IKEBUKURO = 16 min
Koenji Station to SHIN-OKUBO ( Koreatown) = 11 min

From NARITA AIRPORT you can easily catch the no-hassle Limousine Bus (about 3,000 yen) directly to Shinjuku Station, which is a 7 min train ride to Koenji.

From HANEDA AIRPORT you can easily catch the Limousine Bus (about 1,200 yen) directly to Shinjuku Station, which is a 7 min train ride to Koenji.

If you're looking for an exciting and convenient neighborhood to live in, this is it. On the JR Chuo Line, one of the most central lines in Japan, you'll get anywhere in central Tokyo in minutes!
*You won't need to pay extra to connect to the most popular train line, JR Yamanote, as there is a free transfer *

Koenji is full of places to eat, cafes, unique vintage shops, arcades, music studios and local yakitori shops. There are supermarkets and convenience stores all within a minute walk from the apartment and an excellent 24 hour sushi spot down the street.

A very sunny, breezy bedroom, with a private balcony facing Shinjuku. A comfy sofa-bed, 28" TV, heated carpet, storage unit and a big closet.
High Speed in-room WiFi included.

- Gas stove
- Microwave
- Fridge
- Rice cooker
- Dishes, utensils
- Paper towels, tissues

- Shampoo, Conditioner, Body soap
- Hair Dryer
- Towels
- Laundry detergent, etc.

The apartment is in EXCELLENT condition. Sensored lights for your convenience and an intercom system. You won't need to drag your suitcase up the steps as there is an elevator in the building!
Ideal for 1 guest, but can sleep 2.

Coin Laundry is located about a 4 minute walk from the apartment.

Mail me if you have any questions!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Pull-out Sofa
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Monthly Price: $1600 /month
Security Deposit: $150
Cleaning Fee: $50
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Great apartment, wonderful neighborhood, fantastic communication with host and amazing view!! Thank you!!!

    April 2014
  • Nora's place in Koenji is perfect if you want to experience urban Tokyo like a local. Close enough to Shinjuku and Shibuya, but still full of character. She's a fantastic host and I truly recommend her to anyone looking for an authentic, convenient and comfortable stay. The balcony view is amazing at night by the way.

    April 2014
  • Our second time staying in this great spot and totally enjoyed it again. Everything was just as good and just as well organised as our previous stay. Nora had updated a few things in the apartment which made it even more comfortable.
    Can't speak highly enough of the Koenji neighbourhood either. It really is a great place to base for a visit to Tokyo. So well connected with so much good food and shopping to find and a great local vibe to experience.
    Totally recommend the apartment and the area.

    March 2014
  • Thank you Nora for your warm hospitality! :)

    Nora gave really clear and detailed directions about getting to her building and apartment - really small but very cosy! Definitely very sufficient for one, maybe a little tight for 2. True to her pictures, it's great to have a balcony and a super-duper awesome view of Shinjuku (sunrise, blue skies, sunset, night view)!!! :)

    Clean towels and all toiletries are provided for, and Nora had all the basic cooking ingredients, utensils and household items - you really feel like you are living at home! i stayed during winter and was freezing a little (blame it on my tropical roots :p), but Nora was kind enough to provide a heater for me to warm up the room faster.

    Safe building to live in and really clean apartment! Location was great - right in between Koenji and Shin-Koenji stations, which means i can get home on both lines. Building is easily recognizable by the Tattoo shop on its right, and Lawson is right opposite the building. Lots of interesting quirky shops in Koenji as well! Will definitely stay at Nora's apartments the next time i return to Tokyo! :)

    January 2014
  • We loved our time in Koenji. It is such a great place to stay and get amongst life in Tokyo. Has a great local feel with vintage shops galore, small bars and great food everywhere. It's also well connected via the train system with the big lights and wider connections of Shinjuku just a few stops away.

    And the apartment is right in the middle of it all with absolutely everything you'll need for a short or long stay - we stayed for 5 weeks. Bright, clean and well appointed it was comfortable - though very cozy for two - and had some very fine views.

    Nora is a super host. Responsive and very accommodating. She gave us some great tips and advice that helped us out no end.

    Definitely recommend Nora and her apartment.

    January 2014
  • Nora was a great host, communicated often and responded quickly. The guide she sent us on how to get to the apartment was very clear and the apartment was cozy and in top condition. Koenji is a great area of Tokyo: close to Shinjuku and a lot of the action, but also a lot quieter with its own share of very decent restaurants. My girlfriend and I were always happy to come back to the apartment (which was very close to the train station) after a days exploration of the city. Will definitely contact Nora again when we come back to Tokyo!

    November 2013
  • Great apt. Small but perfect for one person. Nora left all kinds of nice things in her closets (things to eat, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, etc…everything that you need and you don't want to buy if you're in Tolyo for a short period.
    Its was extremely easy to find the apt located only 5mn from Koenji, very lively neighborhood, good restaurants (it's cheap to eat out in Japan), and to get the keys and when I left, I simply left them in the mail box. I didn't Meet NOra but it was perfect because I speak japanese and I used to live in the neighborhood.

    November 2013
  • Nora was the perfect host, I asked her so many questions and she always answered very quickly and friendly. The apartment was great, the views of the sunrise are 1000 times better in person!! Very close to the train and you have tons of bars and restaurants when you walk down the stairs onto the street. Comfy bed in a nice clean apt, with fridge and stove top, fast wifi, everything I needed. Thank you!

    October 2013
  • If you're on a budget and you think Japan is a really expensive place to be, pleaseeeeeeeee (website hidden) Koenji. Its an awesome place to be in. This apartment is right smack in the middle of it all, Lawson convenience store, ramen shops, freshness burger joint, vintage toy store, used/vintage shops, 5 min walk to the train station, what more could one ask for. You would also be awaken by the beautiful rising sun and cityscape on the balcony on the 10th floor. I would strongly recommend this to anyone who's been going to the more popular places like shinjuku, harajuku, shibuya, etc. Get lost in Koenji, it was the best Japan experience my fiancé and I had.

    October 2013
  • Nora's apartment in Koenji is amazing, and Nora herself is a wonderful, informative host. My partner and I had a fantastic stay there - it's clean, secure and has a great view of the Tokyo skyline from the balcony. Koenji is a super fun neighborhood with heaps of cheap bars, restaurants and vintage clothing stores. The apartment is only a few minutes from the train station and is really close to Shinjuku and Shibuya, which is where so much of the Tokyo nightlife is located. I absolutely recommend booking this apartment.

    October 2013
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