Female Share House Tama Details 5th anniversary campaign!!
First Month 27,000yen!!
Let's enjoy Tokyo Life!
How much is it?
It is 36,000yen/30days. Note that we offoer dormitory style rooms only. 10,000yen of deposit is required.
(Basically it will be refunded when you leave after deducting 5,000yen maintenance fee.)
Is it safe around?
We are located near Otsuka station.
Does any of the guests work?
Yes, some have a job, some go to school. We have 4 bed rooms so it is possible to apportion among guests.
Is it close to a station?
It is only 2minutes to the nearest station. If you have a bike you can go to Shinjuku or Ikebukuro in 10minutes. Check the map.
Is there any meeting point in case of natural disaster?
There will be a meeting point with a message board in front of our head office. We will provide water and food for a couple of days.
Yoshioka bldg. 2-3-5 Nishiwaseda Shinjuku



DETAIL

Special Offer for Renewal Open!!!

Share House Tama has just moved from Takadanobaba area. It is now located very close to JR Otsuka station on Yamanote Line. We are now offering special price; 27,000yen for the first 30days!!!
Move in only with your suitcase and you can start your new life in Tokyo here at Share House Tama.

Rent and other expenses

We offer dormitory style room only. There are rooms for 4. Also, we are monthly guesthouse. We have to charge you at least for the first 30days even if you are staying less than a month.

Rent / Utility fees / Deposit

  Bigger bed room for 4 Smaller bed room for 4
Deposit 10,000 yen (1)
Rent for the first 30 days 27,000 yen (2)
Regular rent 33,000 yen / 30 days 30,000 yen / 30 days
Utility fees 9,000 yen / 30 days (3)
  • (1) 10,000yen deposit is required. We refund 5,000yen after deducting maintenance fee when you move out.
  • (2) First time special offer. It applys to both smaller and bigger room.
  • (3) Utility fees are approximately 9,000 yen / 30 days

Other expenses

  • Washing machine is 100yen each.
  • Guests chip in to buy toilet paper, dish soap, and other commodity. It is about 100 to 200 yen per month.

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FAQ

Q1. Do you accept short term guests?
I am plannning to travel Japan for a couple of weeks and looking for a cheap accommodation.

Our contract is monthly basis, meaning we require the first 30 days rent even if you are staying less than 30 days. However, it can still be cheaper than staying daily basis hostel; if you are stayin for about 14 nights at a 4000 yen / night hostel, it would be 56,000 yen while we only charge 27,000 yen (female) or 30,000 yen (male) for the same period.

Is there a security locker?

There is no security locker in the guesthouse. Please keep your valuables by yourself.

Do I have to pay the utility fees?

Yes. Please pay 300 yen / day for the utility fees in advance.

Is there internet access in the guesthouse?

We provide free Wi-Fi access. Please bring your own device to access to the internet. Also, there is a common PC in the living room.

Is there any age limit?

No, but we require your parents' permission if you are underage (19-yrs-old or younger). Anybody who can not fend for yourself is not accepted at our guesthouse. The youngest guest is 1 year old. Of course he was with his mother and his mom was here to see her new work place in Tokyo. The oldest guest is 80 years old. She was selling her house and getting ready for her new life at a nursing home. Another example is 16 years old student. She was attending a high school in Tokyo and her parents were worried if she lived by herself.

I have quite a lot of stuff. How much lubbage can I bring?

It depends on the size of the room but aproximately 2 to 4 boxes can be stored in your space. If you have more than that, you can pay for the extra bed and put your belongings on the other bed.

Can I register as a resident of Toshimaku by using guesthouse address?

Yes, you can. There is a branch office of Shinjuku-ku and you can do the official paper there as well. The main city office is at Kabuki-cho.

How long does the opening special price last?
I am planning to go to Tokyo near in the future but don't know the exact date yet. I want to stay when the special offer is still available. How long does it last?

We will keep offering the special price until the end of this fiscal year.

Do you have a private room?

No we don't. We only provide dormitory rooms. We'd like you to meet people from all over the world and experience different culture.

Can I park a bicycle or a motorcycle?

No, there is no parking space.

Do you provide futon, matress, pillow, and sheets?

Yes, we do. Please wash them (sheets) by yourself during your stay.

What kinds of people live in the share house?

There are working holiday makers, university students, those who are on internship in Japan, those who are seeking job in Tokyo, those who simply work everyday, artists, backpackers, those who are back in Japan temporarily, and many other kinds of people. There are some people who base on here and travel Japan. People who rode peace boat lived here as well.

Can I receive mails and packages?

Regular mails are delivered to the mail box of the guesthouse. If you are getting something that needs to be received in person, you have to wait and receive it by yourself. If you are in inporting-exporting business and receive exceeding amount of packages, we don't receive or keep them everytime. Please use different address for your business.

Is there curfew?
I like to go out drinking and might come home late at night. Is there curfew?

No, there isn't, however, please keep quiet after the light-out(11 p.m.)

Can I extend the stay? How much would it be?
I am planning to stay in Tokyo for several months. How would the rent be calculated?

The rent from the second 30 days is 33,000 yen or 30,000 yen, depending on the size of the room. We will charge daily basis from the second month.

When does the rent start? Can I transfer the rent?
When do I pay the rent every month? My work routine is irregular. Can I transfer the rent to your bank account?

The rent period starts from the day you moved in. Please papy the rent every 30 days. If you would like to transfer the money, you have to pay the transaction fee.

Is there a bath at the share house or is there a public bath nearby?

There is a bath tub but you can use shower only. If you want to use bath tub, there are a couple of public bath houses in walking distance. It is 460 yen.

Is there a washing machine? Can I hang my clothes to dry?

There are two coin-operated-washing machine. Both are operated by 100 yen. Laundromat is usually by a public bath. They charge 200 yen.

Is there air conditioner and heater? Can a resident adjust the temperature of the machine?

There is a air conditioner in each room. The temperature should be 28 degrees celcius in the summer and 18 degrees celcius in the winter.

Can I use the kitchen? I want to cook by myself and save the food costs.

Yes, you can. There are basic cooking tools such as refregirator, rice cooker, microwave, and so on.

Who cleans the room / house?

Helper staffs clean the common area, however, please clean your own bed space by yourself.

Are there any grocery stores or convenience stores near by?

They are all located in walking distance. There are 2 grocery sotre near our share house, Yoshiya and My basket, and two convenience store, Family Martand Seven Eleven.

Is it safe to walk around at night near the share house?

There are many restaurants and street lights around Kagurazaka and Waseda area. People walk around pretty late at night so it is quite safe.

Do you hold any tour or activity?
When I stayed at a guethouse in Okinawa, there were some event or party and I enjoyed a lot. Do you hold any party or tour?

We hold Hanami party, fireworks viewing, Mt. Fuji climbing, and Christmas party. Guests themselves hold parties.

Is it close to downtown?

Yes, since we are located near JR Yamanote line, it is quite easy to access to most of the business districts. Ikebukuro is only one stop from Otsuka station, Shinjuku is 5th stop, and Shibuya is 8th stop.

I work at night. Is it possible to sleep during a day?
I am thinking of moving to guesthouse to save some money. Is it possible to sleep during a day?

Basically, there is no problem but if you let us know when you move in, we might be able to arrange your room.

How long does it take to go to a touristic spot?
I am going to Tokyo with the working holiday visa and wishing to do some sight seeing when I don't work. How far is it to go to sight seeing spot?

There are many touristic spots.

Can I smoke in the guesthouse?
There are many non-smoking places recently. Is there any area where I can smoke?

It is non-smoking inside the building. You can smoke at the balcony.

What time can I check in?

Our business hour is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., however, we can arrange the time if you tell us in advance. Please contact about it first.

Can I charge my cell-phone in my bed?
Is there an outlet and a light in each bed?

There are two outlets in each bed.

Is there parking space?
I am planning to drive my car to Tokyo. Can I park my car?

We don't have a parking space. Please use a coin-operated parking near our guesthouse. There are monthly parking as well but please reserve it by yourself in advance.

Is it safe around the neighborhood?

Card key to Share House Tama at Otsuka, TokyoYes, it is quite safe. We are located very close to the station (1 min. walk) so it is very convenient as well. Also, you need to use a card key to enter the building from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m..

What kind of people live there?

There are people with regular job, students from abroad, or people who are temporarily back in Japan.

Is there a supermarket near by?

There is a supermaket a minute from the share house. It contains 100yen shop on the second floor. Also, there is drug store so it is quite convenient.

Is there a kitchen?

Yes. We have a kitchen on the each floor with dishes and basic cookware for you to use. There are two sinks and separate counter top at the main kitchen on the 6th floor as you can see in a picture. The one on the 7th floor is smaller.

Do I have to bring futon and sheets?

No, you don't. We have futon and sheets for you to use.

What is the minimum length of stay?

The minimum length of stay is 30 days. We charge you at least for the first 30 day rent even if you stay less than 30 days.

How many rooms are there, or what is the plan like?

Plan of the 6th floor of Share House Tama

Plan of the 7th floor of Share House Tama

Can I take a look before I actually decide to move in?

Yes, you can. Please make a reservation even only for the visit.
Phone: 070-5564-7890(10:00-20:00)
mail@share-house-tokyo.com

What do I need when I move in?

Please bring first 30 days rent (27,000 yen), 9,000 yen utility fees, and deposit (10,000 yen) all in cash, photo ID and its photo copy. Other than that, you only have to bring your personal belongings. No guarantor is needed.

How can I make a reservation?

Please use the reservation form.

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ACCESS

Access by airplane

Please use airport access from Narita Airport to Nippori station on JR Yamanote line. Change to Yamanote line bounding for Ikebukuro, Shinjku direction at Nippori, get off at Otsuka station whichi is the 5th stops from Nippori.

Access by train

From Tokyo station
Take Yamanote line inner direction and get off at Otuska station (11th stop from Tokyo station)
From Shinagawa station
Take Yamanote line outer direction and get off at Otuska station (13th stop from Shinagawa station)
From Shinjuku station
Take Yamanote line outer direction and get off at Otuska station (5th stop from Shinjuku station)
From Ikebukuro station
Take Yamanote line outer direction and get off at Otuska station (1st stop from Ikebukuro station)

Access by car

If you are coming by toll way, get off at Higashi-Ikebukuro exit on "shutoko", Metropolitan Expressway. Turn right at the T junction then turn left right after. When you hit Kasugadori at Higashi-Ikebukuro 2 chome intersection, turn right then turn left right after. Turn left at Utsusemihashi minami intersection and cross a bridge over railroad. Turn right at Utsusemihashi kita intersection and head toward JR Otsuka station. Turn left at the end of a slope where there is a roundabout. Turn left at the corner of Mizuho bank and a pachinko parlor. Keep going straight at the intersection of boxing gym and a cafe BonBon. You will find a white building on your right. There are a lot of one way street in this area so please be careful. Make sure to park your car at a designated parking lot otherwise you might get parking ticket.

Access from Otsuka station

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RESERVATION

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PHOTOS

Photos of Share House Tama

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Building of Share House Tama
Building of Share House Tama. The top photo of this page has been modified.

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Entrance to the building
Entrance to the building

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First floor of the building
It almost looks like marble floor in the hallway...

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Door to Share House Tama
Door to the Share House Tama, right by the elevator.

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Entrace of Share House Tama
If you open the door, there is a big mirror. You can check your hair style and outfit when you go out.

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Kitchen on the 6th floor of Share House Tama
This is the kitchen. There are two sinks and wide counter top and a bar.

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Living room of Share House Tama
This is the living room next to the kitchen. It is quite bright because it is facing the big window. There are low table and low chair now.

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Kotatsu, the table heater at Share House Tama
Kotatsu appears in the winter.

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Bigger room for 4 people on the 6th floor
Bigger bedroom for 4 people. There is a walk-in closet in this room.

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Bigger room for 4 people on the 6th floor
Bed room on the 6th floor. This is a bigger room for 4 people. It is facing balcony.

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Bigger room for 4 people on the 6th floor
Another bigger bed room for 4 people. This is a tatami-mat room.

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Bigger room for 4 people on the 6th floor
Same room as the above photo. If you like Tatami room, you will like this room.

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Washroom on the 6th floor of Share House Tama
Washroom on the 6th floor of Share House Tama.

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Bathroom on the 6th floor of Share House Tama
Bathroom on the 6th floor. You can use the shower. The guy in the mirror usually isn't there...FYI.

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Staircase inside Share House Tama
Staircase in Share House Tama. 6th foor and 7th floor are connected inside the unit.

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Kitchen on the 7th floor of Share House Tama
Kitchen on the 7th floor. Main kitchen is on the 6th floor.

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Bathroom on the 7th floor of Share House Tama
Bathroom on the 7th floor. This one is smaller.

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Bed room for 2 people
Only 2 people bed room is on the 7th floor. There is a big Oshire closet.

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Smaller room for 4 people on the 7th floor of Share House Tama
Smaller bed room for 4 people on the 7th floor. This is suitable for someone with small load of belongings. It is facing balcony so it is quite bright.

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Smaller room for 4 people on the 7th floor of Share House Tama
It looks like this with beds.

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Smaller room for 4 people on the 7th floor of Share House Tama
This is the other smaller bed room for 4 people on the 7th floor.

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Sun room on the 7th floor of Share House Tama
This is a Sun room on the 7th floor of Share House Tama. It is used as an access to the balcony.

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Bigger bed room for 4 people on the 7th floor
This is a begger bed room for 4 people on the 7th floor.

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Closet of the above room.
Closet of the above room

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View from balcony
View from balcony

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Photos of guest

Preparing for Takoyaki party at Share House Tama
Preparing for Takoyaki party at Share House Tama

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With our male staff, guests are making Takoyaki at Share House Tama
With our male staff, guests are making Takoyaki at Share House Tama

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Making her very first Takoyaki in her life at Share House Tama.
Making her very first Takoyaki in her life at Share House Tama.

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Very long term guests at Share House Tama
These three girls are very long term guests at Share House Tama. Thank you!

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Making takoyaki with a male staff at Share House Tama
Making takoyaki with a male staff at Share House Tama.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Staffs are preparing for the party.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Menu is a hot pot with fish.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Peering radish.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Looks very healthy.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Christmas tree

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Looks yummy.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
The party has begun.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Everybody is enjoying.

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2013 Bounenkai at Share House Tama
Yummy yummy.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Resident from Indonesia cooked Indonesian cuisine for everybody.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
These are fried vegetable. (Can't recall the name...)

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
This is Mee goreng.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Chicken curry. Very yummy!

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Everybody is taking part in this party.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Japanese girl teaching Taiwanese girl how to make "Atsuyaki Tamago".

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Bon appetit!

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Here is fried chicken.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
The food is good with alcohol.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Nice to have dinner with many people.

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Indonesia Party at Share House Tama
Taking a lot of pictures for memory.

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Taiwanese guest is making real Gyoza

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Potato salad by S. Splendid!

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Chirashizushi, Oden, Potato salad, and Gyoza. All are home made!

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Have to do dishes as well.

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Exchanging information while waiting.

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Dinner is ready.

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Bon Appetit!

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Bon Appetit!

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Bon Appetit!

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Bon Appetit!

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2nd Anniversary & Girls' Festival at Share House Tama
Bon Appetit!

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Korean food party at Share House Tama
Korean food party

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Birthday party at Share House Tama
Birtyday party

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Barbecue party at Share House Tama
Barbecue party

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Barbecue party at Share House Tama
Barbecue party

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Barbecue party at Share House Tama
Barbecue party

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Photos of neighbor

JR Otsuka station
JR Otsuka station. Closest station from Share House Tama. 1 to 2 minutes. You can use this pathway to go to the other side of the station.

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North exit of Otsuka station
View from inside the station. You will see the rotary in front of the station.

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Entrance of atre vie
Entrance of atre vie. It is very attractive place for girls.

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atre vie from outside
There are offices above atre vie.

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Floor guide of atre vie
Floor guide of atre vie.

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Supermarket inside atre vie
Delido, a supermarket inside atre vie. It is very convenient.

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Supermarket inside atre vie
Delido. It is called Okatte walk, meaning kitchen aisle.

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Jexer, a fitness club
JEXER, a fitness club on the 5th floor of atre vie. You can work out here.

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Little pumpkins, a day nursery center
Little pumpkins, a day nursery center on the 5th floor of atre vie.

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Bike parking at atre vie
There is a bike parking on the basement of atre vie. The first-2-hour is free.

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24-hour bookstore in front of Otsuka station
Yamashita book store. It is right in front of the station. This store is 24 hour open. Only one minute walk from Share House Tama.

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Cafe BonBon near Share House Tama
Cafe & boulangerie BonBon. It is on the way from Otsuka station to Share House Tama. They also serve pasta and pizza at night.

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Kadoebi boxing gym
Kadoebi boxing gym. Cross the street from Cafe & Boulangerie BonBon is a famous boxing gym. There are usually some spectators.

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Flower shop near Share House Tama
Flower shop. There is a flower shop just cross the street from Share House Tama.

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Grocery store SainE
Grocery store SainE, Yoshiya. Only one minute from Share House Tama. There is a 100 yen shop on the second floor.

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Family Mart, a convenience store
Family Mart, a convenience store. Only 30 seconds from Share House Tama.

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Ice shop near Share House Tama
Ice shop. It looks cooler in the summer. Only 30 seconds from Share House Tama.

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Seijo Iwai, a drug store
Seijo Iwai, a drug store near Share House Tama. Only 20 seconds.

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Otsuka ekimae post office
Otsuka ekimae post office. It is only 2 minutes from Share House Tama.

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Laundromat near Share House Tama
Laundromat. 3 minutes from Share House Tama. It is open 24 hours. There is no dryer at Share House Tama so please use Laundromat when you need to use one.

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Laundromat near Share House Tama
Another laundromat. This one is about 4 minutes from Share House Tama.

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Theatre Man
Theatre Man. A small theatre near Share House Tama. If you like seeing play, check it out!

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Gin sento, a public bath
Gin sento, a public bath. About 10 minutes from Share House Tama. When you miss hot bath, use public bath.

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Tram, toden Arakawa line
Tram toden Arakawa line. There is a tram line running through Otsuka area. It is very valuable construction.

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Yummy takoyaki stand near Share House Tama
Yummy takoyaki stand near share house tama

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