My selection of the best share houses in Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward. Find a room near the business districts and the city’s largest red light district.
Overview of Shinjuku
With the train station hosting the most passengers daily in the world, Shinjuku is one of Tokyo’s hotspots. Many lines intersect this vast station, making it a perfect place to go anywhere in the Japanese capital.
In addition to being one of the main business centers of Japan, Shinjuku is also very eclectic, with districts like:
- Kagurazaka, Tokyo’s French Town.
- Waseda, with one of the most prestigious universities in Asia.
- Takadanobaba, a popular neighborhood for its bars and izakaya.
- Okubo, the Japanese capital city’s koreatown.
You can imagine. With so much activity, diversity and accessibility, Shinjuku share houses and social residences are very popular! So you have to start looking for your room or apartment in advance.
Where are Shinjuku’s best share houses?
My social residences selection in Shinjuku
Oakhouse Shinjuku City View
Prices: Single rooms from 68,000 yen per month
Nearest train station: Nishishinjuku Gochome (4 minutes walk)
Description: This residence is located in the Tokyo’s heart. It offers a rooftop terrace with views of the Japanese capital city’s skyscrapers. A dream place for active people ready to go out to discover the nightlife of the city.
Price: Shared rooms starting at 60,000 yen per month, single rooms starting at 101,000 yen per month
Nearest train station: Akebonobashi (7 minutes walk)
Description: A share house that offers plenty of extras such as a shared car, a projection room and a jacuzzi!
Cyclist Lounge Ichigaya
Prices: Single rooms from 81,000 yen per month
Nearest train station: Kagurazaka (8 minutes walk)
Description: A share house for the sportsmen because it is located next to a gym and a cycle path. It is only a few minutes from Kagurazaka, the Tokyo’s French Town.
Prices: Semi-private rooms starting from 56,000 yen per month
Nearest train station: Kagurazaka (4 minutes walk)
Description: This is another residence located in the French Town of Tokyo. Except that this one is more affordable, as it only offers semi-private rooms. It is a perfect accommodation if you wish to stay less than three months in Tokyo.