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Quiet Tokyo Family Style

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps

West Tokyo .30 min by train to Tokyo station,15 min to Shinjuku ,Kichioji is only one stop on the train or 10 to 15 minutes by taxi.7 minutes walk to Nishiogikubo Station.Easy access from Tokyo Narita or Haneda airports,1 bus and a short taxi ride to the location.This is a quiet location with mostly young families living here.There is a rental car location within walking distance if you wish take a day trip.


Owner
Takeshi Omata
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

Amenities

Nishiogikita Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • A full bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , This room has a single bed plus space for japan futons
  • There is a sleeper sofa in the living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Notes:
1bedroom is western style with a double bed,the other room is Japanese style with futon matresses on the floor.Stove top cooking as well microwave,toaster oven and coffee maker.Wireless Internet is also available on request.The living room has a sofa bed.All new pots and pans and kitchen utensils.A washing machine is also in the unit.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Owners very thoughtful and helpful

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 4 thoroughly enjoyed this place. The owners stock the apartment with everything you would need for cooking, eating, sleeping, ... making you feel at home and your stay enjoyable. There were coffee and tea bags, honey, salt and pepper, even a small bottle of oil so we could fry eggs for breakfast, sandwich bags, toaster, pots and pans, utensils, cups, plates, silverware, tissue boxes, scotch tape, scissors, you name it, ... so you don't have to go buy all these when you only need them for a short stay. They was even a yoga mat left there. Since Japanese stores have such tempting arrays of pastry and sweet and I couldn't resist them, I had full intention of using the mat to exercise. However, we were out sightseeing from morning till night so I didn't get a chance to. There were also quite a few Japanese DVDs on the shelves in the living room. Unfortunately, I don't know Japanese so couldn't watch them, not that I had time to. There is also a small washer in the apartment, no dryer but cloth pins for hanging up clothes to dry.

This place is also very convenient. It's only 10-min walk from Nishi-ogikubo station, which is on a JR line and only a few stops from Shinjuku station. The JR tourist pass as well as 1-day pass for 750 Yen cover these stations. There is a supermaket - Seiyu - at Nishi-ogikubo station, and a Lawson 100-yen store on the way from the station to the apartment. The Lawson store sells sweet potatoes grilled on hot stones for 100 yen each. Being a sweet potato lover, I always got one whenever I stopped at Lawson to buy water and snacks for our day trips. After we left Tokyo and this place, I kept checking every Lawson store I saw but didn't see any other which sells sweet potatoes like this.

My friends luggage was picked up by some careless traveler when we had a layover in Shanghai airport. The luggage was returned to Air China the next day and Air China was supposed to deliver it to us at the apartment. One day after another, my friends kept trying to get in touch with Air China or Narita airport to find out when their luggage would be delivered. Lionel went out of his way to help them get in touch with somebody. After they were given the runaround from one person to the next, Lionel spent a long time on the phone on their behalf. He let my friends use his phone number so Air China could call him, since our phone numbers don't work in Japan. The luggage was finally delivered before we left. So thankful for Lionel's help!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was very unfortunate your luggage did not arrive until your stay was almost over but we were glad to help locate it. Your party took wonderful care of our place and we are grateful you were able come. Spring pal
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5

Good size apartment for Tokyo area.Very clean .

  • 5 of 5

Easy to find from station ,short walk.Good size apartment for Tokyo area ,a lot more comfy than the usual small hotel rooms in Japan.Bed linen and towels clean and fresh.Apartment very clean overall.Golf range next door ,was good fun hitting a few balls ,staff there very friendly.Not noisy at all from the next door driving range.Lionel and his family very helpful and friendly.Will stay again for sure .

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Would highly recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

The 4 of us stayed at this apartment from the 24/4/15 to 9/5/15. The apartment is very clean and provides plenty of ammenities. Very suitable for a small group and much more spacious than what was expected. There is a golf driving range at the back of the apartment but you don't get any noise from it and it's quite fun to take a swing at! It is about 17 minutes from Shinjuku but there are great shopping places in kichijoji and Ogikubo which is both one station over. It is a short walk from the station and has plent of food sources in the surrounds. Lionel and Namika were incredibly helpful and accomodating. Easy to communicate with and 100% accessible if we had any questions. We're ally enjoyed our stay and can not say enough nice things about the apartment and the families in the complex. Thank you for having us! Would highly recommend to all my friends!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome landlords best and kindest people you'll ever meet

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a total of 15 days and 14 nights, the property is very cosy and very clean and provides more than enough for all your needs! Lionel and Namika and their family were incredibly helpful and easy to communicate with and were highly accessible when we needed them. The unit is 15 minutes from Shinjuku but kichioji and ogikubo were amazing shopping places so it's definitely a gem. There is a driving range out the back but you don't hear the noise at all and it's quite fun when you have a swing!! We can't say enough nice things about this place and the family who lives in the complex. Thank you so much for your help and providing us with a nice place to stay while we were on holiday. Would highly recommend for small groups!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.We are grateful your family took nice care of our place, the four of you were wonderful guest.We hope you will come again.
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5

Amazing all-around!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a couple weeks during Christmas and New Year holiday with a couple friends. Lionel was very responsive to my emails leading up to my stay, and made sure I had everything I needed. I was arriving much earlier than my scheduled check-in time and he was happy to accomodate. The apartment is clean and relatively new with all essential appliances and amenities. He let us borrow a pocket-wifi for internet that we could take with us around town. Having the washing machine much more convenient than I had anticipated. On the last day he even gave my friends and I a ride to the station with all of our luggage! Amazingly generous!

The apartment is about a 5 minute walk to the station with many interesting shops and cafes along the way, as well as several convenience stores open 24 hours. Very easy to get anywhere around Tokyo from the station (Nishiogikubo). Very safe neighborhood with a nursery school/senior center right across the street.

Can't wait to stay here again next year! I will be telling my friends and family about this place also. Thanks Lionel!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Everything You Need

  • 4 of 5

The unit was much larger than we expected and very comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed, the shower was great and the apartment was clean and comfortable.

The neighbourhood is terrific with lots of restaurants of different types (Japanese and western options), shops and markets. A short walk to the train station will take you anywhere you need to go.

The owners are onsite and very helpful. We would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming to stay at spring pal.The three of you were wonderful guest very quiet and pleasant.We hope you can come and stay another time.
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Haneda international
Nearest Train
650 Metres
Chuo and Sobu line Nishiogikubo station

Adjacent to the Nishiogi golf center access to a golf practice facility.Many choices of restaurants within walking distance whether it be Japanese or western dining you choose.Kichioji station is the next station with numerous choice for dining and shopping.Only one train to the Tokyo Dome to watch baseball or catch a concert.If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to e-mail and I will be happy to answer them.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $130

Please contact for rental rates.

The rate as quoted is for up to 4
Kids 12 and under are free
There is a ¥10 000 cleaning fee
Gas and power is included
Bank Transfer or Japanese Yen will be accepted at time of check in.
Additional guest fees will be a ¥10000 per person up to additional max

Japan yen due at check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.