Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Shinjuku

The area's temples and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Shinjuku. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, restaurants and bars. Take in top local attractions such as Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Shinjuku

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Shinjuku has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tokyo Tower (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Disneyland® Tokyo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Tokyo Sea Life Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Robot Restaurant (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • VR Zone Shinjuku (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Meiji-jingu Gaien Ice Skating Rink (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shinjuku

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Shinjuku. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Yoyogi Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Imperial Palace Garden (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Ueno Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Toyama Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Okubo Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shinjuku

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.), which is 38.4 mi (61.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Tokyo Shin-Okubo Station, Tokyo Seibu-Shinjuku Station and Tokyo Okubo Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Shinjuku by catching a ride on the metro at Higashi-shinjuku Station, Nishi-waseda Station or Wakamatsu-kawada Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shinjuku?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 398 vacation rentals near Shinjuku. From 286 flats & apartments to 58 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shinjuku for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shinjuku?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shinjuku. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Shinjuku Station: 1,654 vacation rentals
  • Isetan Department Store Shinjuku: 1,662 vacation rentals
  • Shinjuku Isetan: 1,457 vacation rentals
  • Konica Minolta Plaza: 1,652 vacation rentals
  • Studio Alta: 1,661 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shinjuku listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Shinjuku?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 286 Flats in Shinjuku. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shinjuku include:

  • Houses: 58 rentals available
  • Studios: 289 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 386 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Shinjuku. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.