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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Japan reviews

  • Even better than the photos

    "Kamogawa-an is even more elegant than the photos on the website each detail, the dishes, furnishing, the futons, the rock garden, the cypress bath is to die for! There are many different places where you can sit and view the Kamo River. Of course the location is great, near Kyoto station, and many of the temples. We loved it here!"
    Guest: Tuberose Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 9, 2014
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  • Incredible apartment - unstoppable views

    "We recently hired the whole apartment for a week and had an amazing experience. Having breakfast / afternoon tea with a large window view of the mountain is just amazing. The design is very stylish, and 'extras' include everything you would require,(ie hair dryer, ipod dock, cd player - even an Australian plug) The owner of this property is extremely helpful and the help doesn't stop there, upon arrival the conceirge team will help you with anything else you require. Only constructive comment is that the images online although great, don't do it justice, its so much better in real life! Very happy to reccomend for any group of people ( or for a couple - who can hire part of the apartment)"
    Guest: Cat M. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 7, 2014
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  • Great location in Kyoto

    "After leaving Tokyo, we traveled to Kyoto to stay for a week in this apartment. The photos and description are accurate - safe, clean, and everything you need to enjoy your time in Kyoto. The location was perfect as there was a subway and bus stop within short walking distance - we hopped on the subway many times to get to temples and to go out to dinner (there are restaurants near apartment however one stop away is the area with many bars and restaurants - which is nice because the apartment is in a quieter location). We used cab from Kyoto station upon arrival which worked out perfect, but not necessary again (although available easily one block away). The self checkin and checkout was seamless and communication prior to arrival was all good. I love VRBO and have had many great experiences - this was another one to add to that list."
    Guest: Debbie H. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
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  • Absolutely perfect setting for our stay

    "Our family of five adults and an infant stayed in early April and had the most amazing time. Joshua's apartment provides a really wonderful setting for your stay in Kyoto. Compared to the cramped quarters we shared in Tokyo, this apartment was more than enough space for the five of us and our infant. The rooms were very comfortable and quite spacious. You will be floored by just how beautiful this place is, from the gardens to the tatami rooms, it was just absolutely amazing. The location itself was also perfect, less than 10 minute walk to two different supermarkets and a number of great restaurants. The Imperial Gardens are literally around the corner and were just stunning at this time of year. Joshua did a great job explaining how everything worked and gave us some solid advice for how to spend our time in Kyoto. Prior to our stay he was very prompt in his responses to our questions via email. If we ever go back there is no doubt we would stay here again over a hotel."
    Guest: Stephen F. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 14, 2014
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Tokyo Travel Tips

Visitors to Tokyo Vacation Rentals

Tokyo is a modern city with a vibrant atmosphere. Most travelers visit Tokyo for business reasons but there are still many people that come to take in the city’s many attractions. Aside from traditional Japanese culture and history, shopping is what attracts many people to Tokyo. Many people will accompany their spouses who are traveling for business, simply so they can enjoy hours of retail therapy in the many malls and markets there.

Things to See and Do near Tokyo Lodging

Many people say that Tokyo is a city that never sleeps. For tourists that enjoy a vibrant nightlife, visit discos, bars and restaurants in the district of Roppongi. The Roppongi Hills Mori Tower has an observation deck on the 52nd floor that is open until 1 a.m. and has spectacular views over the city. A floor up is the Mori Art Museum which is open until 10 p.m. in the evening. There are also many tourist-oriented restaurants in the district where you can enjoy dinner.

If you would like to see some of the cultural sights, take a bus tour to the nearby Imperial Palace. There are several departures that operate daily and some take in other attractions, such as the regions of Ginza and Maranouchi. For something different, you can choose the night excursion which shows you a different side of the attractions. The Sensoji Temple is believed to have been built in 628, making it the oldest temple in Tokyo. There are many souvenir sellers and restaurants nearby as it is a popular tourist stop. The Edo-Tokyo Museum explores the history and folklore of Toyko from the Edo period to the present day. It is also the venue of the famous Grand Sumo Tournaments which take place several times a year. You can sometimes see Sumo wrestlers in training at the nearby practice stables.

Hong Kong is well known for its fantastic shopping, especially when it comes to electronic goods. Animated toys and robotics are especially popular with the younger generation. Digital cameras, computer and cellphone accessories are other popular items.

Modern Living in Tokyo Apartments

Tokyo is a one of the leading commercial powerhouses in the world. It is a city that is known for its wealth yet is not without its contradictions. While there is a strong emphasis on modern lifestyle and commercial success, age-old traditions have not been entirely forgotten. This is often reflected in the style and furnishings of vacation apartments in Tokyo. Sleek lines and minimalistic designs tend to be the trends in style, but often you will see a traditional-style painting or picture adorning the wall. The apartments are compact and functional. Many are located in the tall high-rise buildings that dominate the city;s skyline. When looking for a vacation rental, choose one that has easy access to a metro or rail station. This will make getting around and sightseeing much easier.

Traveling to Japan Vacation Rentals in Tokyo

For international travelers, you will most likely arrive at Narita Airport which is located just outside of Tokyo. Narita is a modern and efficient airport that serves as a major international hub to the greater Southeast Asia and Pacific regions. The airport hosts many international airlines from around the world that have regularly scheduled flights to Tokyo. Japan is known for its widespread and highly efficient public transport network. The country has some of the most advanced high-speed trains worldwide which makes getting around a pleasure. Initially, navigating the various routes and lines can be confusing. Keep in mind that the Japanese Rail, or JR as is it commonly referred to, operates independently from the Metro system and other private rail networks. Your best option is to purchase a city and rail network map and use that to navigate your way around.

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