Destination guide

Exciting Tokyo will entice you

Enjoy the area's temples, museums and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Tokyo. This cosmopolitan city is known for its shopping, architecture and parks. For a bit of culture, visit Kabuki-za Theatre, Mori Art Museum or Edo-Tokyo Museum. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Tokyo

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Tokyo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tokyo Tower (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Disneyland® Tokyo (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Tokyo Sea Life Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Yokohama Cosmo World (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Hakkeijima Sea Paradise (24.3 mi / 39.1 km)
  • Tokyo Tower Aquarium (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tokyo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Tokyo. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Imperial Palace Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ueno Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Yoyogi Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Sankei-en Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Hibiya Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Tokyo

Fly into Tokyo (HND-Haneda), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.), which is 35.9 mi (57.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Tokyo Yurakucho Station, Tokyo Station and Tokyo Shimbashi Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Tokyo by catching a ride on the metro at Hibiya Station, Yurakucho Station or Ginza-Itchome Station.

Where to stay near Tokyo?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 638 house rentals near Tokyo. From 433 Condos/Apartments to 160 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tokyo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tokyo?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Tokyo:

  • Shinjuku: 198 vacation rentals
  • Shibuya: 201 vacation rentals
  • Udagawacho: 46 vacation rentals
  • Harajuku: 75 vacation rentals
  • Nakano: 71 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Tokyo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Tokyo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tokyo Shinjuku Station: 637 home rentals
  • Nakagin Capsule Tower: 638 home rentals
  • Shinjuku Isetan: 639 home rentals
  • Tokyo Keikyu Kamata Station: 632 home rentals
  • The Tokyo Metropolitan Government: 636 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tokyo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Tokyo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 433 Condos/Apartments in Tokyo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tokyo include:

  • Houses: 160 lodging choices
  • Studios: 430 lodging choices
  • Villas: 5 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Tokyo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 479 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Tokyo.

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