Bright, modern and clean 2 story penthouse loft in an unbeatable location. Situated in the heart of Tokyo; the restaurants, bars and shops of Harajuku are right outside your doorstep.
This bright and modern south facing apartment s a well laid out 1 bedroom loft with a large bathroom and kitchen as well. Located on a quiet street and being on a top floor, the apartment has lots of natural light thought the day but also offers a great escape from the busy streets of Tokyo. The apartment is welcoming yet minimal and is a fantastic place to recharge after exploring, sightseeing and shopping.
We always provide our guests with a comprehensive guide, including recommendations on where to go, what to see, which restaurants to try and which bars to drink at.
We find that when travelling to a foreign country or city, our experience is always so much more enriched when we have a local show us the way and give us recommendations, as such, we look forward to offering our guests the same experience. If you get lost, or you're not sure where to go, give us a call, that's what we're here for.
LIVE. The loft has modern sofa, a dining table, a Sony flat screen television, Apple TV and a good selection of books for you to read. Although there is no smoking permitted inside you are welcome to smoke on the balcony.
EAT. The kitchen has cupboards full of cook & glassware, a large refrigerator, a gas stovetop and we also provide a microwave, a toaster, a Japanese tea set with fresh green tea and a Nespresso machine as well.
SLEEP. The bed is a comfortable queen with a down duvet and 4 comfortable pilows. All our linens are 100% organic cotton and they are professionally laundered before and after every guest.
RELAX. The bathroom has a a deep soaking Japanese bath with an on-demand hot water system, an automatic toilet with heated seats and a bidet. We also offer a selection of Japanese bath salts. And don’t worry if you forget anything we have all the basics covered from facial cleanser to shampoo and body soap to make up remover. We provide soft 100% organic cotton towels for all guests. All of our towels are professionally laundered before and after each guest. We also have fully automatic washer and dryer for your laundry needs.
CONNECTIVITY. The apartment comes with fast WIFI. We also offer free portable WIFI as well, both have unlimited data usage.
WE ALSO PROVIDE. A portable JBL bluetooth speaker, a universal power adapter, all the linens you will need, a plus-minus-zero hair dryer, an Iron and ironing board, hot water kettle, umbrellas, tissue, cleaning supplies and a check-in booklet that outlines how to use all the appliances and also an interactive map that shows locations to local grocery stores, pharmacies, recommended local bars, and restaurants along with other neighbourhood tips and sightseeing ideas.
EXPERIENCE. If you are looking for an authentic experience, a quiet oasis in the middle of the largest city in the world that offers incredible value, where rates are high and square footage is low then you may have found your home away from home—
Prior to arrival, all guests will receive detailed information on checking-in which we have created to ensure everything goes smoothly. We also have a full time concierge to meet you at the apartment and check you in. The concierge will show you how everything works, get you settled and give you the keys. Contact details will be provided after you have made your reservation.
Guests can remain in contact with us via phone, email, Airbnb messages or any app they prefer, i.e. iMessage, LINE etc.
The loft is professional cleaned before and after every guest. We take cleanliness very seriously—
CHECK-IN time is between 4pm to 10pm JST and CHECK-OUT time is at 11am JST, unless you have requested and been approved for a late check out or an early check in.
(b)It may be possible to check you in later than 10pm but if we do there may or may not be a late check-in fee to be determined at the time of your request.
This is a NON-SMOKING apartment however you are welcome to smoke on the balcony.
SHOES - Please do not wear your shoes inside under any circumstances.
SUITCASES- We kindly ask you not to place your suitcases on the beds or on the furniture or on the floors. We have special suitcase mats so you can spread them open without dirtying the floor. We want the apartment to be in great condition for all future guests as well.
AIRBNB - Please do not talk about Airbnb with other tenants in the building under any circumstance. Airbnb is still a grey area in Japan and we do not want to upset the permanent residents of the building. Please understand this.
POCKET WIFI- We provide free pocket wifi. There is not limit on data usage. However if you lose the device we will charged a 30,000JPY replacement fee.
LINENS- Please do not damage the linens or use them for make up removal. Any linens that are stained will have to be replaced by guests. We are not a hotel and can not afford to buy new linens after every guest.
PETS are not permitted in the apartment under any conditions.
ADDITIONAL GUESTS- No Additional people staying in the apartment without permission.
KEYS - Please be careful not to lose the keys. If you do there will be a 30,000 JPY penalty fee as keys have to be custom ordered from the manufacturer.
GARBAGE DISPOSAL – There is a garbage room downstairs and you are responsible for bringing the garbage downstairs yourself. PET bottles and glass bottles and cans must be separated from other garbage for recycling. Also you can not leave old luggage or any large items in the garbage room. If you leave something that is not permitted and we have to pay the city to pick it up, we will ask you to pay for any costs incurred.
DAMAGE/RESERVATION DEPOSIT- A damage deposit of 30,000JPY is required. This is to be done through Airbnb and as per Airbnb’s rules, the guest's credit card is authorised for the amount of the deposit 24 hours before check-in and the authorisation is released 48 hours after the checkout date if the host does not make a claim and provided the following provisions are met: a. No damage is done to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear. b. No charges are incurred due to contraband, pets or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay. c. All keys are to be left on the dining table and the unit is left unlocked. d. All charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure. e. No linens are lost or damaged. f. The renter is not evicted by the owner (or representative of the owner) or the local law enforcement.
PAYMENT – Payment is done through Airbnb.
CANCELLATIONS: 50% refund up until 1 week prior to arrival, except fees.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY - The maximum number of guests is limited to 2 Adults.
MAID SERVICE – While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate, however maid service is available at an additional rate.
RATE CHANGES – Rates subject to change without notice.
FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in.
WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS – Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.
TYPHOON OR STORM POLICY – No refunds will be given in the event of a typhoon or storm.
I am a former former Japanese fashion magazine Editor-in-Chief with a passion for interior design who saw a demand for AIRBNB in Tokyo early on and I pride myself on being one of the best AIRBNB operators at the heart of the world's most populated metropolis. I am friendly, easygoing, straightforward and, as you'll see from all the glowing reviews, have a reputation for providing guests with a top-notch service.
Please note I have just opened this account but I have many reviews for my property from a joint account I have with my other partner. You can see the reviews here: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/14194502