Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Shinjuku

The area's temples and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Shinjuku. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, restaurants and bars. Take in top local attractions like Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. Many of our vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 highlights

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 vacation in Shinjuku. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Shinjuku

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Shinjuku?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 217 holiday lettings near Shinjuku. From 160 Condos/Apartments to 37 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shinjuku is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shinjuku:

  • Chiyoda: 44 holiday homes
  • Shibuya: 218 holiday homes
  • Meguro: 75 holiday homes
  • Setagaya: 68 holiday homes
  • Kita: 74 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shinjuku?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shinjuku. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hanazono-jinja: 722 holiday lettings
  • Tokyo Shinjuku Station: 722 holiday lettings
  • Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art: 721 holiday lettings
  • Hanazono Shrine: 723 holiday lettings
  • Shinjuku Isetan: 721 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Shinjuku?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 160 Condos/Apartments in Shinjuku. Our other popular types of Shinjuku holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 160 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Shinjuku?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 193 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Shinjuku. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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