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Higashiogu, Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • House699 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

House in Arakawa Ku, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, sleeps 6

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-Traditional Tokyo Family house.

-4 min walk from MACHIYA TRAIN STATION.

-Beside a beautiful Park & playground!

-Live like locals!

-Near popular sightseeing areas.

-Whole House! Not a small apartment!

-2 x floors!

-2 x Toilets.

-24hr FOOD 1min walk.

-Near Ueno, Ginza, Harajuku, Asakusa, Akihabara

-4 mins walk to MACHIYA subway station

-Restaurants & shops.

-15 mins from Tokyo Central Station.

-Great for family or groups.

-Washing Machine & Dryer!!

-Asakusa Temple Bus Stop 100m.

-Tokyo JR Circle Line 5 mins away.

-Restaurants & 24hr Shops

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


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-


*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 and Dryer supplied!

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



Member Since 2013
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • 7 beds (Futon)


        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath


              • Family


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Washing Machine


                      • Kitchen


                          • Satellite / Cable
                          • Television

                            Pool / Spa

                              • Hot Tub

                                Leisure Activities

                                  • scenic drives

                                    House Rules

                                    Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                    Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                    3 Reviews


                                    Latest reviews

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


                                    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.

                                    Stayed 12 days recently and was very happy...Brad and Seiko are superb hosts and went out of their


                                    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

                                    The house was exactly as was shown in the pictures. The location, although a bit far from central


                                    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.


                                    Higashiogu, Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan


                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                    Cleaning Fee: USD 75 per stay Additional Guests: USD 19 per night (after 4 guests) 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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                                    For booking assistance, call 888-829-7076

                                    Property # 3993896