8 Unique AirBnbs to Make the Most of Your Tokyo Trip

Tokyo is known to be one of the most unique and exhilarating places in the world. From seeing the beautiful cherry blossoms bloom to eating dinner in a ninja-themed restaurant, there’s no limit to the things you can experience there. Why not stay at these 8 unique AirBnbs to make the most of your Tokyo trip? Keep reading for more info!

Experience the sakura year-round at this unique Harajuku’s Kawaii Culture Sakura AirBnb

4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 private bath

First, this Harajuku-inspired kawaii さくら(sakura, cherry blossom) room will fulfill all of your pink Japanese dreams! Although the sakura only blooms for a short period in the spring, you’ll be able to experience them at any time of the year in this room. Additionally, the room is completely decorated from ceiling to floor with the most adorable pink decor of Japan’s most beloved flower. Plus, this AirBnb is only an 8-minute walk to Harajuku/Meiji-Jingumae Station and a walking distance to Shibuya Station and Omotesando Station. Check it out here for more information or to make a reservation!

Experience a glimpse of Sumo on your Tokyo trip at this “Dosukoi” Sumo Onsen AirBnb

4 guests · 2 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 private bath

Second, this traditional Sumo art-themed room is equipped with its own private 温泉 (onsen, hot spring) tub! Consequently, the room is equipped with a number of super unique sumo-inspired interior pieces and traditional artwork of Mt. Fuji and Mt. Maruyama. Without a doubt, this room offers a fun immersive atmosphere in the heart of the city. This AirBnb is an 8-minute walk to Harajuku/Meiji-Jingumae Station and a walking distance to Shibuya Station and Omotesando Station. Check it out here for more information or to make a reservation!

Appreciate the beloved Japanese traditional art form in this “Oigami” Origami Tatami AirBnb

5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 1 shared bath

Third, this origami tatami room is definitely unlike any AirBnb that you’ve seen before! 畳 (tatami, tatami) are traditional Japanese-style floor mats that are often used in traditional Japanese houses, tea ceremony rooms, restaurants, and more. Accordingly, this room is filled with a wide variety of traditional Japanese prints and patterns, complete with origami cranes, paper umbrellas on the ceiling, and sliding shoji, or paper, doors. Plus, this AirBnb is an 8-minute walk to Harajuku/Meiji-Jingumae Station and a walking distance to Shibuya Station and Omotesando Station. Check it out here for more information or to make a reservation!

This Unique “Harajuku” Vivid Regal AirBnb is sure to make the most of your Tokyo trip

4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 shared bath

You might not have ever thought about staying in a bubble-gum pink regal AirBnb. However, in this room, you can do just that! This room was inspired by the bright, lively colors of Harajuku fashion and the sophistication of regal decor. Here, you can experience both of them together! Moreover, it’s a 10-minute walk to Harajuku/Meiji-Jingumae Station and a walking distance to Shibuya Station and Omotesando Station. For sure, this unique AirBnb will help you make the most of your Tokyo trip and the vivid colors from all directions are sure to give you an energetic start to every day! Stay at this unique AirBnb to make the most of your Tokyo trip. For more information or to make a reservation, check it out here!

Appreciate Japanese architecture and art on your Tokyo trip at this Traditional Japanese House AirBnb!

8 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1.5 baths

Next, if you want to have a more traditional, authentic experience, try this 2-story Japanese house! This AirBnb is located right near Sensoji Temple, a must-visit spot in Tokyo, and Asakusa Station, giving you great access to the rest of the city. The house is decorated with tons of traditional Japanese decor including tatami mats, shoji doors, decorative dolls, art scrolls, and more! Additionally, this house accommodates more guests than the other AirBnbs on our list! Check it out here for more information or to make a reservation!

Soak in an onsen without leaving Tokyo at this Open-Air Bath House AirBnb!

2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Next, this AirBnb is perfect for those who want to get a Japanese 温泉 (onsen, hot spring) experience but are unsure about the public aspect of it. This house comes equipped with its very own wooden open-air bath and special garden terrace. Plus, it’s an 11-minute walk to Asakusa Station and has easy access to Shibuya, Ginza, Ueno, and Akihabara. Imagine coming back from a long day of walking and exploring and being able to soak in a traditional Japanese bath without even leaving the house. Without a doubt, it’s the perfect way to end every day of your trip to Tokyo! For more information or to make a reservation, check it out here!

This Tokyo Shoden-ji Temple AirBnb gives a more traditional take on your Tokyo trip

4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 shared bath

Next, get the most immersive Japanese experience by staying at this AirBnb in an actual Buddhist temple! For your information, this AirBnb is located inside Shoden-ji Temple, a Buddhist temple dating back 400 years. Plus, there are also other exciting spots to visit within walking distance including Zoujo-ji Temple and Tokyo Tower. This room is a 15-minute walk to JR Tamachi Station and JR Hamamatsu-cho Station. Staying here will allow you to refresh your body and mind and leave you with an unforgettable experience! One of these unique AirBnbs to make the most of your Tokyo trip! Check it out here for more information or to make a reservation!

Stay at this 1948 Heart of Tokyo AirBnb to get a more homey and heartwarming experience on your Tokyo trip!

5 guests · 1 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 shared bath

Finally, get a completely realistic taste of daily Japanese life while staying in the HEART of Tokyo. Located on the second floor, right above a cafe and gallery, this AirBnb was built in 1948 and is one of the last wooden houses remaining in modern Akasaka. Additionally, the room is within walking distance of Akasaka Station. Here, you can experience a family home that has endured seven decades of Tokyo’s transformation. Psst, guests also get a free drink from the cafe on the first floor! Stay at this unique AirBnb to make the most of your Tokyo trip. For more information or to make a reservation, check it out here!

And that’s it! Stay at these 8 unique AirBnbs to make the most of your Tokyo trip! If you’re a solo traveler or simply just looking for more affordable options for accommodation, consider staying at a capsule hotel. Check out Top 5 Unique Capsule Hotels in Tokyo for more information!