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FAMILY HOUSE by Park! TRAIN 4mins walk

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Arakawa House Rental Photos and Description

House in Arakawa Ku, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, sleeps 7

-In Tokyo city, but just off the 'Tourist Track'.

-Traditional, old-school house- Renovated

-Near popular sightseeing areas.

-Whole House, not a small apartment!

-Beside a beautiful Park!

-Ueno, Ginza, Harajuku, Asakusa, Akihabara-

all easy access.

-4 mins walk to MACHIYA subway station

-15 mins from Tokyo Central Station.

-Great for family or groups.

-Asakusa Temple Bus Stop 100m

-Tokyo JR Circle Line 5 mins away.

-Traditional style. 2 Toilets. Balcony

-Restaurants, 24hr Shops

-We live 5 mins walk away, and are available for any help or advice you need.

-FREE MOBILE WI-FI

Stay CONNECTED 24/7 around TOKYO!!

-Nippon Car Rental office- 200m walk.

The house is near MACHIYA station which is in popular traditional part of Tokyo, called 'Downtown' by locals.

Many shops and restaurants and families have been here for generations.

It is near all the interesting sightseeing attractions - Ueno Park & Zoo, Asakusa Temples, Nezu, Yanaka, Fujimizaka, Nippori, Harajuku, Skytree, Ginza.

And a 25min subway ride to the nightclub areas of Roppongi, Shibuya & Shinjuku.

Near the house, there are plenty of:

*Supermarkets

*24 hour Convenience stores

*Japanese restaurants, bars & noodle shops

There are 2 bedrooms upstairs both overlooking the park, with a balcony as well.

These sleep up to 7 people, and there is a sofa-bed downstairs which coverts to sleep one person.

Cooking utensils, cutlery, plates, soap, shampoo, freshly pressed towels are all supplied.

For clothes washing there is a Washing Machine in the house.

Also, a new Coin -Laundry with Large size, state of the art washer/dryers, only 100m walk away, for wet weather.

Kids love playing in the park, which is completely safe day or night, and it becomes very quiet and breezy- zen-like at night.

House Rules: - SHOES OFF inside, please.

- NO SMOKING INSIDE, but balcony is OK.

- PLEASE SAY HELLO to neighbors.

- QUIET INSIDE & OUTSIDE PLEASE.

- STRICTLY NO PARTIES.

- TURN OFF ALL- POWER, LIGHTS, GAS when out.

- CHECK-OUT IS STRICTLY 10AM (cleaners arrival).

- CHECK-IN is from 2pm.

Enjoy the house, it's all yours.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Owner
travelmob
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

FAMILY HOUSE by Park! TRAIN 4mins walk
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

As a family of 6, we stayed 5 nights (at first 4 nights, and then 1 last night before leaving Tokyo

  • 5 of 5

As a family of 6, we stayed 5 nights (at first 4 nights, and then 1 last night before leaving Tokyo after a 10 days trip in Japan). We had a wonderful time in Tokyo, thanks to this house, very conveniently located close to a subway station well connected to the general Tokyo metro grid (45 min from Narita airport; about 25 min the Tokyo station).

The house is very comfortable, with all amenities exactly as described and shown in the pictures; everything is there, handy and easy to use. Thanks also for the pocket wifi, allowing to keep connected all around the city.

There are many family-type restaurants nearby (good and with very reasonable prices) as well as grocery stores and a small sise department store.

The neighborhood is peaceful and quiet (except for the kids playing in the park or the kindergarten next door during the day, but it was expected), and the park is a plus with small kids.

Overall, this house is ideal as a base camp to discover the city with a family and get a good rest after a long day of hiking.

A word about our hosts: we did not have the opportunity to meet Seiko, but only Brad who seems to be a genuinely nice person, eager to help enjoying the house and the city. He is of very good advice and assistance, and the communication was extremely good and reactive with him, before, during and after our two stays. Thanks again, Brad.

If we have the chance to come back to Tokyo, we will probably stay again in this place.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: travelmob
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Stayed 12 days recently and was very happy...Brad and Seiko are superb hosts and went out of their

  • 4 of 5

Stayed 12 days recently and was very happy...Brad and Seiko are superb hosts and went out of their way to make sure everything went well, providing baby cot, high chair and safety gate to ensure bubs was catered for...

House itself was really comfortable, and had everything we needed...on the down side, park whilst excellent and convenient but can get a bit noisy during the day with kids (as expected)...

Location was great and easy to navigate around Tokyo...

Definitely recommend

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house was exactly as was shown in the pictures. The location, although a bit far from central

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as was shown in the pictures. The location, although a bit far from central Tokyo was easily accessible via public transport. The neighborhood was that of a typical suburbian residential community, peaceful, quiet and very orderly. Although not comparable to the more progressive cities of Tokyo in terms of modernity, the place had its own appeal. There are two grocery stores located nearby that sell the freshest produce and there also is a department store that houses a 100-yen outlet. The locals are friendly and very eager to please. They will always go out of their way to lend a helping hand.

Brad and Seko were the perfect hosts. They would always check on us if we needed assistance and they are very easy to communicate with.

Overall, our experience with this place was phenomenal. We will surely stay here again on our next trip to Tokyo.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: travelmob
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  • Cleaning Fee: USD 68 per stay
    Additional Guests: USD 14 per night (after 3 guests)
    Weekend pricing applies to Friday, Saturday
    Check in after 2:00 PM, check out before 10:00 AM
    Cancellation Policy - Moderate: Full refund 5 days prior to arrival (cancellation charges may apply)
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Amenities

Arakawa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 7 beds (Futon)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub

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