Explore These Affordable & Interesting Airbnbs in Japan!

By Arwa Munnaverali | 10, Mar, 2022
Explore These Affordable & Interesting Airbnbs in Japan!

Explore these affordable Airbnbs in Japan!

It was back in 2008 when the two creators, who had space to share, facilitated three voyagers searching for a spot to set themselves up in. That was the point at which a definitive idea of Airbnb got into place. A huge number of hosts and voyagers make a free Airbnb account, so they can list their space and book exceptional housing anywhere on the planet.

Airbnb is an online commercial center for masterminding or offering to lodge, basically homestays, or travel knowledge. There are currently plenty of exceptional Airbnbs on the ascent, arranged all around the globe for the comfort of explorers. Even though it would be a significant undertaking to list down the Airbnb's accessible today, this article indicates a couple of those arranged in Japan.

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Yui Valley
Yui Valley Airbnb in Japan

Image Credits: Yuivalley

The Yui Valley is an invigorating stopover that is arranged between Tokyo and Kyoto, and it's situated in the countryside. This 'Valley' which is a straightforward rancher's conventional house encompassed by lavish green mountains, bamboo woods, streams, and tea fields, contains three rooms, one restroom, and a distribution of 5 beds which can accommodate up to 6 travelers.

The proprietors and hosts of this Airbnb are experienced, exceptionally evaluated hosts who are focused on giving incredible experiences and a comfortable stay to visitors.

If you somehow happened to get exhausted from being in the lodging, worry not. There are many exercises that you can entertain yourself and your family with during your stay. You can climb with a view of Mt. Fuji or take a stroll across the bamboo forest and tea fields. Make a visit to the Green Tea function or share in the bamboo weaving workshop. You can even lease bicycles and go cycling around Yui Valley or even go river plunging on the off chance that you are feeling gutsy!

Yui Valley has a range of amenities to offer its visitors. Some fundamental ones incorporate air conditioning, Ethernet connections, towels, bedsheets, soap and tissues, heating, and WiFi. For accommodation purposes, they additionally provide a washing machine that could be used for a minimal charge. They additionally provide fundamental cooking hardware if you wish to enjoy a very good dinner in the cabin itself. In the kitchen, such hardware comprises pots and pans, oil, salt, and pepper, dishes and silverware, a microwave, a refrigerator, and a stove. To guarantee the most extreme security for all vacationers, there is additionally a fire extinguisher, a carbon monoxide detector, and a smoke alarm.

You can move about by utilizing the neighborhood bus, which is a 10-minute stroll from the Airbnb, or by renting their bicycles. If you wish to explore, you can catch the bus to the closest town, which is Okabe. It would take you roughly 25 minutes by public transport.



Underneath mentioned are 3 different ways that you could utilize if you were coming from Tokyo or Kyoto:

a. JR Train—the express train—Shinkansen
From Shizuoka station, you can take the nearby train to Yaizu station, which will take roughly 15 minutes and cost you 240 yen.

b. Lease A Car
Please note – there are different and important terms included when acquiring a driving permit for visitors in Japan. All travelers are highly requested to be vigilant about these terms.

You can procure a vehicle from Shizouka station. The expense of a basic vehicle is around 6,000 yen for 24 hours. The rental office is 2 minutes by foot from the Shinkansen (South) Exit of JR Shizuoka Station.

c. Highway transport

Noteworthy Points

  • Check-in: 3 PM to 9 PM
  • Checkout: 10AM
  • No pets will be permitted on the premises
  • No gatherings or parties will be permitted to be facilitated by visitors
  • For well-being and safety reasons, youngsters from 7 years of age beneath can't be facilitated as the house isn't safe for small children
  • The air conditioner is available only in the living room.
  • Smoking is permitted only in the garden and not elsewhere.

The homeowner isn't in charge of any mishaps, wounds, or accidents that happen while at the house. By accepting this booking, it has been agreed that the visitors are explicitly accepting the danger of any occurrence emerging from their utilization of the house.

Free cancellation up to 48 hours. Cancellations made up to 7 days before check-in will amount to a 50% refund, excluding the service fee.

Address: 421-1101 Shizuoka, Fujieda, Okabecho Tamatori, 1170 Okabechō Tamatori, Fujieda-shi, Shizuoka-ken 421-1101, Japan

Telephone: +81 80-4300-0015

Site: yuivalley

Facebook: facebook.com/yuivalley/



Decoboco Hanare
Decoboco Hanare Airbnb in Japan

Image Credits: Decoboco Hanare

This guesthouse is an old Japanese customary house constructed in 1948 that has one room, one washroom, and 3 beds that can accommodate up to 3 visitors. There is a kitchen and living room area on the first floor where you have a direct view of a Japanese garden. The living area zone is a major open tatami and has a variety of craftsmanship on the walls. These are creations done up by the proprietor herself, who happens to also be an artist. The subsequent floor comprises enormous windows, which enable you to appreciate the summer breeze. There are Shoji, Fusuma hanging parchments, and Tokonoma, which depict the traditional and rich Japanese way of life and culture.

In terms of facilities, the host gives the fundamental kitchen gear, compact WIFI, washroom toiletries, heating, air conditioning, hot water, cooking hardware in the event that you wish to make your very own meals, paid parking off premises, a microwave, fridge, stove, a lockbox, a fire extinguisher, an emergency first aid kit, and a smoke alarm. There is a garden and a patio if you wish to sort out any recreational exercises or picnics.

There is no washing machine accessible in-house. Should you need to do your laundry, there is a coin laundry service accessible within a 3-minute stroll from the lodging. Additionally, a convenience store is situated within 2 minutes of the house. If you wish to explore the neighborhood, the Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art and Kiba Park are a 15-minute walk, and Sendaibborigawa Park is a convenient 3-minute walk, all from Decoboco Hanare.


It takes roughly 10 minutes from the closest station to Old Folk House on foot. Furthermore, there are a couple of Toei Bus stops that are 3-5 minutes away from Decoboco Hanare.

Noteworthy Points

  • Check-in: 3 PM - 2 AM (following day)
  • Check out: 11 AM
  • Not suitable for children under 2 years
  • No smoking is permitted inside the premises
  • No pets are permitted inside the premises
  • No gatherings or parties that would be facilitated by visitors
  • No facilities for parking on property

Steep stairs will have to be climbed


· If there should arise an occurrence of damage, a security deposit of £90 will have to be incurred


· Utilization of candles and incense in the room will not be permitted


All footwear will have to be removed prior to going into the room

Free cancellation up to 48 hours

Address: Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan.


Sakura River Inn 2
Sakura River Inn 2 Airbnb In Japan

Image Credits: Sakura River Inn 2

Situated on the second floor, Sakura River is an exceptionally pleasant private condo that faces the banks of the River Takase. As of the redesign, this 35-square-meter studio condo has two tatami rooms separated by sliding wooden entryways, one restroom, and 4 beds, which are futons that are Japanese-style beds of incredible quality and can accommodate up to 4 visitors. One room has its own sliding way to the gallery, from where you can appreciate the cherry trees only a couple of meters away, separated uniquely by the River Takase.

The hotel is outfitted and furnished with a kitchenette that involves different dishes, glasses, and cutlery alongside fundamental cooking equipment. It has an air conditioner, microwave with oven, stove burner with grill, toaster, electric pot, refrigerator, washing machine with detergent, restroom equipment, iron and iron table, vacuum cleaner, and wi-fi. For the comfort of certain explorers, the restroom is outfitted with a handheld showerhead.

Concealed in a small region, the condo is within 5 to 15 minutes walking distance of a few hotspots, for example:

  • Gion Area: 5 minutes on foot
  • Yasaka Shrine: 10 minutes on foot
  • Kiyomizu Temple: 10 minutes by bicycle
  • Fushimi inari Inari Shrine: 10 minutes by bicycle
  • Nishiki Food Market: 5 minutes by bicycle
  • Grocery store: 3 minutes on foot
  • Gold Sanctuary: 35 minutes by transport. You can take a bus from the closest bus stop (Kawaramachi Matsubara), which is 200 meters from the inn.


The distance from Kyoto station to the lodging is 2 kilometers. It would take you around 10 minutes if you were to catch a bus (230 yen each) or a taxi (1200 yen), or 25 minutes by walking.

You can likewise get the Express Train (Tokkyu HARUKA) from Kansai International Airport to Kyoto Station which will take you 80 minutes and bring about an expense of 3370 yen.

Noteworthy points

  • Check-in: whenever after 4 PM
  • Check out: 10 AM
  • No pets permitted inside premises
  • No gatherings or parties can be facilitated by visitors
  • Smoking will only be allowed on the balcony
  • All visitors are requested to tone down noise levels after 10 pm
  • Ensure owners are aware of your arrival time
  • No parking on property. There are many coin parking spaces near the condo. The nearest is only 20 meters from the condo, which will cost around 1400 yen per day.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours. From that point forward, if a cancellation is made 7 days before checking in, you are entitled to a half discount, minus the service fee.


Sanson Terrace "off-grid tiny cottage"
Sanson Terrace "off-grid tiny cottage" Airbnb In Japan

Image Credits: Sanson Terrace "off-grid tiny cottage"

Situated on the mountainside of the forest, this little bungalow is a perfect spot to invest some quality energy with companions or family while taking a gander at Mt. Morai on the opposite side. It includes one room, which is inclusive of the kitchen and lounge area, one zone for the loft, and a wooden deck. There is a separate section allotted for the restroom.

As some other Airbnb’s, Sanson Terrace "off-grid tiny cottage" doesn't offer a huge range of amenities. There is no arrangement for electric or water administration. However, solar energy panels and portable gas stoves can be accommodated. There is a hammock as well as a Japanese futon bed. Some essential amenities include wi-fi, a fridge, an espresso maker, fundamental cooking hardware, and free parking on-premises. restroom toiletries and towels, and the facility to lease a bike for 500 yen per day. A rental BBQ administration set can likewise be orchestrated for 2000 yen.

As the lodge is situated in the middle of a forest, there are no shops or eateries in the area. Be that as it may, you can take a vehicle to the central town of Sakuho, which would take you roughly 10 minutes. Yachiho Kogen is a wonderful nature region that is 40 minutes away by vehicle. It is an exceptionally decent place for climbing and hiking. Additionally, there are hot springs that you can visit too, which take 30 minutes via vehicle.


Due to the cottage being encompassed by a forest, there are chances of you encountering creepy crawlies. Do pack a bug spray to stay on the side of caution.


The closest station is the "Haguroshita" station on the JR Koumi line. There are no public transportation means from Haguroshita station to the house. The owner is happy to pick you up from the station. All you need to do is notify him of your arrival time.

Noteworthy Points

· Check-in: 3 PM - 7 PM
· Check out: 11 AM
· No pets permitted inside premises
· No gatherings or parties can be facilitated by visitors
· It is prohibited to smoke inside the house

  • You are encouraged to go easy on the toilet paper since it requires a significant amount of time to decompose in the cyclical earth toilet.
  • If there should be an occurrence of any damages, a security deposit fee of up to $1280 will have to be incurred.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours. Cancellations made up to 7 days before check-in will amount to a 50% refund, excluding the service fee.


Address: Sakuho, Minamisaku District, Nagano, Japan.


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