The Best Holiday Apartments in Tokyo, Japan

The illi Shimokitazawa has fun amenities such as a record player
The illi Shimokitazawa has fun amenities such as a record player | Courtesy of illi Shimokitazawa / Expedia

For travellers who visit Tokyo and want to enjoy all the comforts of home, holiday apartments are the perfect solution. After a day of meetings for the business traveller or exploring for the leisure adventurer, these vacation rentals offer the opportunity to cook, work and relax just as you would in your own home, all while enjoying the convenience and electric atmosphere of Japan’s capital.

1. Petit Grande Miyabi


Petit Grande Miyabi
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The Petit Grande Miyabi holiday apartments in Sumida, northeast Tokyo, can’t be beaten when it comes to comfort and convenience. They’re are ideal for families and couples eager to enjoy the city while having real home comforts to return to at night, such as a TV with Netflix and a furnished kitchenette. Here, you can also enjoy quick and easy access to the Tokyo train network.

2. Oakwood Premier Tokyo

Serviced Apartment

Oakwood Premier Tokyo
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An impressive complex of more than 100 serviced apartments, all within arm’s reach of Tokyo’s Marunouchi financial district, makes Oakwood Premier an ideal choice for visiting executives and luxury travellers alike. It offers a diverse selection of apartments that will fit your personal and professional needs, from studios to three-bedroom suites. Each one has a fully furnished kitchen and bathroom for convenience and luxury.

3. Hundred Stay Tokyo Shinjuku

Apartment, Hotel

HUNDRED STAY Tokyo Shinjuku
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Combining the ethos and the comfort of a hotel stay with apartment living, Hundred Stay takes a unique approach in delivering luxury. In the heart of Shinjuku – Tokyo’s most exciting hub for shopping, nightlife and entertainment – it provides hospitality staples such as a breakfast buffet and a fully equipped gym. The suites, however, are designed to provide the space, comfort and security of a fully furnished apartment. As Hundred Stay itself proudly states, this is a true home away from home.

4. Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo

Chain Hotel

An orange couch, table, bed, desk, chair and TV in a hotel room at Citadines Shinjuku
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In Shinjuku, Citadines provides a uniquely designed group of studio apartments. The pop-art design combines cool minimalism with a splash of monochrome colour to create a pleasing modernist aesthetic. Each studio is fully fitted with a TV and a small lounge area, where you can relax after enjoying the neighbourhood’s electric atmosphere.

5. Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo


The Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo is close to a number of attractions
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For both business travellers and family holidaymakers, the Ascott in Tokyo’s Marunouchi business district provides a fusion of hotel amenities and home comforts. Each apartment has the space to stretch out, unparalleled views of the surrounding city, fantastic lighting and an impressive TV setup. The hotel also has a business centre and a fully equipped gym.

6. Cozy Home Hotel


Cozy Home Hotel
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Just as its name promises, the popular Cozy Home Hotel provides all the cosiness of home, with soothing amenities such as a hot tub and a terrace. It’s also pet-friendly, and each room features a kitchenette, bathroom and plenty of storage space. This property neatly walks that delicate line between home and hotel.

7. Universal Haneda


Universal Haneda
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Just 4km (2mi) from Haneda Airport, Universal Haneda is ideal for travellers looking to start or end their journey to Tokyo in comfort. This hotel offers amenities such as laundry and dry cleaning, as well as a terrace and free wifi. What makes Universal Haneda stand out, however, is its studio apartment-size rooms, complete with a breakfast bar and kitchenette.

8. illi Shimokitazawa


illi Shimokitazawa
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Combining outstanding modernist design with captivating views of Shimokitazawa, illi is the perfect place to stay for those who want to experience this hip, cultural neighbourhood. Each apartment suite is designed with space and comfort in mind, with wood furnishings and exposed fixtures making for a charming aesthetic and huge windows offering plenty of natural light. You’ll also find a record player and selection of vinyl in your room.

9. Kario Kamata


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Kario Kamata takes its name from the concept of a temporary shelter for travellers and implements that philosophy through its design and use of space. Every apartment in this upmarket compact building is a traveller’s playground, catering to families – there are multi-bedroom spaces available – couples, business people or groups of friends. Each unit has free wifi, a kitchen, air conditioning, comfortable furnishings, a vacuum and more.

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