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Super Central Tokyo Pied-à-terre in Akasaka

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 473 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious and homely 1 bedroom apartment in a very central location

Cozy apartment in a very secure and elegant block with central location. The whole area is full of restaurants, cafés, bars, shops all within walking distance. The flat has an open-plan design, cleverly divided into living area, dining area with connected kitchen and bedroom area, plus separate bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. Big windows make the flat bright and airy. There are many options if you feel like a good stroll, Imperial Palace only a stone's throw away, very attractive Hinokicho-Park by the Tokyo Midtown complex which is only 5 minutes walk away, and to walk around surrounding back streets is a sheer joy with little surprises in every corner. Our apartment is fully equipped with the latest technology, i.e. Wi-Fi internet, 32' flat screen TV with cable TV, automatic bath filler and bathroom air-conditioner + drier, washlet toilet with heated seat, answer phone with video screen monitor for the front door etc.


Owner
Biei
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Japanese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
29 September, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Tokyo Haneda
Nearest Train
500 Metres
AKASAKA Tokyo Metro Chiyoda-Line Station
Car: not necessary

The property is located in Akasaka, Minato-ku area. This is a historic well established business & entertainment district containing many notable newly opened successful shopping complexes like Akasaka Sacas, Tokyo Midtown and Roppongi Hills. Akasaka is surrounded by a great choice of eateries from all over the world, plenty of cafés and for those who want to enjoy late night partying / drinking, there are numerous bars in all sorts of styles. There is plenty of choice for shopping in Akasaka / Roppongi area, also Harajuku / Omotesando and Ginza areas are a short journey away by Tokyo Metro. Food shops and 24 hours open convenience stores are dotted around to cater for all your needs. The Imperial Palace is only 5 min. by Metro. This is a perfectly situated apartment for maximizing your exploration of Tokyo. Remember, Tokyo is bigger than you think, so it is very important to have the right location as your base and a good pair of shoes.

Other Activities: Shopping, dining

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in 19 in 8 Chome

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 473 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with a panelled sunken bath and a mixer shower. This is a wet room, so you can splash the water once the bathroom door is closed. There is a switch panel for automatic bath filler, dryer, air-conditioning (warming & cooling). Toilet has a washlet toilet with seat warmer. There is a separate wash basin area with a sink & cabinet and washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • The bedroom area has a contemporary design full size double bed with BoConcept Fahrenheit 5-Star mattress. Next to bedroom area is walk-in wardrobe where you can store all your clothes, suitcases etc. so you can have clutter free living space during your stay.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Notes:
Japanese DVD player is not compatible with foreign DVDs, so don't bring your own, we have selection of DVDs available for you. Also, there is an audio shop called Tsutaya in nearby Akasaka Sacas complex. The property is STRICTLY NON-SMOKING and suitable for a couple, not suitable for students.

Reviews

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Super Central Tokyo Pied-à-terre in Akasaka
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

Un appartement idéal afin de profiter de Tokyo

  • 5 of 5

C'est la deuxième fois que nous réservons cet appartement de Biei à Tokyo. Si nous sommes revenus dans cette location, la raison en est simple : c'est sûrement, pour nous, le meilleur des appartements que nous ayons loué dans nos différents voyages. Des les premiers contacts, la propietaire Biei est extrêmement disponible et répond toujours très rapidement, ce qui met en confiance. Enfin, sur place, l'appartement répond totalement à tous les critères proposés : l'emplacement est tout simplement idéal; à une rue du quartier d'Akasaka (tous ses petits restaurants) et à 5 minutes à pied de Roppongi et des belles boutiques de Tokyo Midtown. La station de métro est à 200 m de l'appartement. Dans une rue très calme, il n'y a aucun bruit ; très agréable pour dormir. L'appartement est un petit bijoux; aussi bien dans la décoration, dans sa praticité (tout est bien pensé). Il est très bien équipé. Surtout, celui-ci est d'une extrême propreté. Nous pourrions continuer longtemps, tellement cet appartement est un vrai coup de cœur. Merci à Biei et David pour ces belles vacances.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Apartment in Great Location is Stocked with Everything you Need

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this apartment! It's attractive, very clean, with a very comfortable bed, and is well located in a nice area and building by a subway station close to the center of Tokyo. It has a well functioning full kitchen, a wet room for showering, a washing machine, and is stocked with just about everything you could need! The owner, Biei, is a lovely lady and a wonderful host. She looked up vegetarian restaurants in the area for us. We would definitely stay here again if we visit Tokyo in the future.

Mindy & Ken

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A really lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit, and it won't be the last! Arriving after a long journey, it feels like coming home, with a welcoming smile to greet us from a waiting Biei. The apartment is bright and excellently maintained. Everything you need, easy to look after, and plenty of charm. The position is excellent for a holiday, within easy reach of subway stations for getting around Tokyo and enjoying the buzz of this exciting city, and yet the immediate environment is quiet and restful. Plenty of shops, restaurants and cafes nearby, and even several museums and art galleries within walking distance. A really relaxing holiday. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking your time to post your thoughts on our property. It makes us really happy to know you feel like you are coming home when you enter our apartment, that's exactly what we would like to offer our guests like you. Looking forward to seeing you both again! Biei
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5

Live like a local

  • 5 of 5

Tokyo is an exciting place to visit but by staying in hotels you miss half the fun. Biei's vacation home is a perfect way to live like a local. Situated halfway between two metro stops it is easy to get around all of Tokyo. The walk to the metro offers restaurants and local shops. Just two streets past the Akasaka metro are three streets full of nightlife from food to pachinko parlors.

Biei provides a pocket wifi so that your phone or computer is always linked to the internet as you explore Tokyo. By using google maps or citymapper you can easily navigate the city and never be lost.

In her home you have everything you need and a host of electronic pads which control the home. From the Japanese toilet that comes with a forty page manual to the shower room that heats up to become a non tumble dryer you can experience life the way the Japanese do.

My wife and I spent 10 days in Biei's apartment and enjoyed every minute.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A true gem in Akasaka

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for 3 nights during my first visit to Japan. Having never visited before, having such a gracious host provide assurances by email was tremendously helpful. Upon arrival, Biei was there to welcome us and show us around. The apartment is lovely - comfortable, clean, accessible and close to much more than I realized. You can walk to essentially anything - Roppongi, the Metro, the Imperial Palace. You are only about 12 minutes from Tokyo Station by taxi. Akasaka may be unfamiliar to first-time visitors - it doesn't have the name recognition of Shinjuku or Shibuya - but for a quiet, safe place to stay it can't be beat. I highly recommend the apartment, and the host was fantastically helpful and kind.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was really pleasure meeting you both, and thank you for posting this wonderful review Asgeir. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay, and if our apartment made your holiday memorable that's what we are hoping to offer to our guests. Thank you again! All the best, Biei
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5

Great, great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this super clean and quiet apartment for 3 weeks. The instructions to use everything (microwave, WiFi, portable WiFi, washer, etc.) were very clear. Within 2 minute walking distance, you have tons of convenience stores; 4-5 minutes you have a lot of restaurants. 10 minutes: Tokyo Midtown building. 15-20, Roppongi Hills. My son visited me for one week and we saw the new Star Wars movie at the Toho theaters in Roppongi Hills. Ippudo ramen branch in Roppongi is within 20 min walking distance. The owner was very quick in responding to my questions (not many since she had already addressed nearly all in previous communication or in the documentation at the apartment). Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughts. These information on nearby facilities would be very useful to our future guests. Thank you again for taking your time for this review! Biei
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in 19, Japan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£344
for 3 nights
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£108
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £180
Bed linen cleaning fee £20

*Refund of the security deposit is within 14 days after departure and inspection of property
**We reserve the right to charge a cleaning fee if necessary.

***Cancellation policy
For the cancellation made
2 - 6 weeks before check-in : 90% refund
1 - 2 weeks before check-in : 30% refund
Less than 1 week before check-in : No refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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