Vacation rentals in Shibuya

Vacation rentals in Shibuya

Vacation rentals in Shibuya

A gem in Tokyo

Shibuya is one out of twenty-three special wards (neighborhoods) of the Tokyo metropolis of Japan. This vibrant ward of the city is known for its excellent shopping, nightlife, fashion, and entertainment. It is a must-visit for any culturally curious traveler, as well as a great place to people-watch and to see the current Japanese fashion trends. Shibuya is home to a variety of parks, shrines, and museums that are popular among visitors. Come to Shibuya for the ultimate introduction into Japanese culture and lifestyle, as well as to experience one of the most memorable parts of Tokyo.

Finding the ultimate vacation rental in Shibuya

Staying in Shibuya is the ultimate introduction to Tokyo and Japanese culture as a whole. There is a wide range of vacation rentals available throughout the ward of Shibuya, with a little something for every type of traveler. Opt for an urban-chic rental situated in a high-rise building with spectacular views of the city. Oversized rentals are available for families and large groups, with plenty of bedrooms and facilities to comfortably accommodate everyone. Choose a rental with a balcony to enjoy city views directly from your rental space. Rentals in Shibuya are modern in design-style, with tasteful decor, and plush furnishings. Expect high-speed internet, well-equipped kitchens, and air-conditioning in most Shibuya vacation rentals.

Vacations in Shibuya

The area and getting around

Arriving in Shibuya

Shibuya, as well as the entire Greater Tokyo Area, is served by two major airports. There’s the massive Tokyo International Airport, which is more commonly known as Haneda Airport. It is also conveniently located quite close to downtown Tokyo and the best way to get from this airport to the city is by taxi. Narita International Airport is slightly further away from the city, but is served by more international airlines and has a bigger selection of airport lounges to choose from than Haneda Airport. There’s a bullet train that goes from Narita Airport to downtown Tokyo.

Getting around Shibuya

If you enjoy walking, you’ll have no problem navigating Shibuya on foot. There’s also a subway line that makes many different stops in Shibuya. Taxis are a popular way of getting around the city.

Travelers and activities

Shibuya for couples

There is a plethora of interesting attractions around Shibuya for couples to enjoy together. Take a peaceful stroll through the Shinjuku Southern Terrace, which offers a lovely quiet place to walk and shop around compared to other more busy areas of the city. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum of Yebisu Beer, where you can enjoy a short, free tour explaining the history of beer as well as the beer-making process. You can even try some samples after the tour for a minimal fee.

Shibuya for families

A family trip to Shibuya offers an incredible cultural experience for family members of all ages. Head to the Hachiko Memorial Statue, which is a popular landmark because of the remarkable story that the statue commemorates. Hachiko is the name of a famously loyal dog who continued to wait for his owner at the Shibuya Station every day for nine years following his owner's death. Also, check out the observation deck at Shibuya Sky, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city!

Shibuya Crossing is believed to be the world’s busiest crosswalk, with an average of 2,500 people crossing the street every time the traffic light changes! You can visit this popular landmark to see for yourself.

Top 5 travel tips in Shibuya

1. Find your zen at the Meiji Jingu Shrine and Imperial Garden

Enjoy a bit of nature in the middle of the city at Meiji Jingu Shrine and the nearby Imperial Gardens. The enormous, stunning shrine is surrounded by trees and evokes a calming, zen-like atmosphere. The Imperial Gardens encompass a massive park space just a short walk away from the shrine. Explore the peace and quiet in this natural space for a few hours.

2. Shop around Takashimaya Times Square and Takeshita Street

Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s top districts for shopping, and Takeshita Street is the place to go if you want to score some new fashion finds or souvenirs to take back home. There’s plenty for kids as well, with many sweet shops and youthful fashion stores. Takashimaya Times Square is another major shopping district in the Shibuya ward. Here you’ll find upscale brands, unique gifts, and plenty of top-rated restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine. These shopping areas are quite large, so be prepared to do plenty of walking!

3. Stroll through Yoyogi Park

This clean, well-maintained 134-acre park offers a wonderful break from the chaos of the big city. You’ll find a multitude of walking paths, bike trails, benches, and area’s for picnicking. Spend an hour or two strolling around, enjoying the nature, and breathing in the fresh air.

4. Head to the hopping Shibuya Center-Gai district

This part of Shibuya is a must-visit for any traveler in Tokyo. The Center-Gai district is buzzing with bars, eateries, shops, entertainment, and excellent people watching. It’s a crowded place full of action and Japanese culture.

5. Enjoy the fresh air at Nabeshima Shoto Park

If you want to find a bit of nature in the city without the crowds, head to Nabeshima Shoto Park. The park is just a short walk from Shibuya Station and features a nice pond, wildlife, and walking paths. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see some of the massive turtles who reside there!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Shibuya

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Shibuya last year?

Shibuya is the most expensive neighborhood in Japan to go on vacation, with an annual average of $292 per night, based on last year.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Shibuya are May ($227 the average per night for accommodation), March ($231), and June ($242).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Shibuya?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($439), July ($432), and December ($319).

Do I need to plan a trip to Shibuya well in advance?

It is better to book sooner than later in Shibuya as only 35% of the accommodations remain free throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the largest number of available properties of the year in Shibuya were March, April and February, with average availabilities of 42%, 42%, and 41%, respectively.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The months with the lowest properties available in Shibuya are, in order, December, November, and January with respective average availability figures of 20%, 28%, and 29%, based on the previous year.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Shibuya?

Holidu works with 3 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 990 properties we have in Shibuya.

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