10 Best Apartments in Ebisu for Foreigners

Recommended Foreigner-Friendly Apartments near Ebisu Station

Best Apartments in Ebisu for Foreigners

Ebisu is one of the more popular areas to live in Tokyo and many foreigners dream about living in this area.

However, as a foreigner living in Japan, one of the difficult things is finding a place to live. Especially if you do not know the language very well. It is one of the many problems foreigners living in Japan face, especially if you want to move to Tokyo.

The good thing is that there are some companies that are foreigner-friendly. These companies will offer English support and help you with the apartment renting process.

In this article, we will introduce to you the best apartments in Ebisu for foreigners. Hopefully, we can help you find a place for you to live and provide you with the information you need.


Moving into an Apartment in Japan

As I mentioned, moving to Japan, especially Tokyo, is not easy. This is true even for Japanese nationals. However, it is also an exciting thing knowing that you will move to the largest city in the world.

When it comes to moving within Japan as a foreigner, it gets extra tricky because the procedures and paperwork can be different from what you’re used to in your home country. You can find useful tips for renting an apartment in Tokyo here.

However, one of the best parts about moving is the choosing of an apartment.

It might be challenging to find the perfect valance between apartment features, location, and pricing. However, it is fun to envision yourself living in that place while checking out apartments.

Living around Ebisu

Ebisu Station

First, let me give you some information about the Ebisu area.

Ebisu (恵比寿) is a major district of Shibuya-ku in Tokyo which is located south of Shibuya and north of Meguro. The population of the area as of 2017 is just over 15,000 people.

As you may know, Shibuya and Meguro are very popular places in Tokyo and it’s very nice to live near these places. Ebisu is one of these places.

When it comes to transportation, you won’t have any difficulty because Ebisu has many train lines connected to many of the popular stations in Tokyo. JR Yamanote Lines and Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line are some of those.

There are also many beautiful places with a good ambiance to relax and fancy restaurants around. If you would like to walk around at night there are also many bars around to enjoy with loved ones and friends.

1. Apartment Rent Market Value in Ebisu

The chart below shows the average cost for rent per month in the Ebisu area. These costs vary a lot depending on the size of the apartment and where it is located.

As you can see, the Ebisu area is quite expensive compared to other areas in Tokyo. But there are some reasonably priced apartments if you look closely.

1R 99,000 yen/month
1K 109,000 yen/month
1DK 137,000 yen/month
1LDK 220,000 yen/month
2K/2DK 184,000 yen/month
2LDK 256,000 yen/month
3LDK 910,000 yen/month

2. Merits of living near Ebisu

Ebisu Garden Place at night

Ebisu has many features that make it a popular place to live in.

As I mentioned previously, there are many fancy restaurants and bars around which will make your living experience a more enjoyable one.

When it comes to shopping, there are also many different shops here. from the essential supermarkets and convenience stores to high-brand fashion shops.

Another good thing about living near Ebisu is the easy access to central Tokyo such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ginza, Roppongi, and Tokyo. You can get to these places with just one train ride.

Also important to note is that Ebiu is a safe area to live in. The population is not that crowded, and although it may not seem so, it is a quiet and relaxing area. Because of this, Ebisu is popular especially among people living by themselves.

On the other hand, as I mentioned before, the disadvantage is that it is a relatively expensive area to live. But many say it is worth it.

3. Popular Spots in EBISU

Ebisu Garden Place– 1st. Ebisu Garden Place: About 6 minutes by walk from Ebisu station. A great place to walk around day and night with lots of beautiful and unique architecture. Illuminations during the wintertime are famous here.

– 2nd. Museum of Yebisu Beer: Located in Ebisu Garden Place. The museum does not only touch on the history of beers and brand names, but they also have a section where you can taste some of these beers. There are also shops and restaurants inside the building.

– 3rd. Sky Lounge: Located in Yebisu Garden Place Tower. A good place to bring your loved one’s and experience the romantic view. When you are on the top, the ambiance is very calm and relaxing.

– 4th. Tokyo Tower: Located in Minato City about 20 minutes from Ebisu station. Tokyo Tower is one of the well-known tourist spots in Tokyo. It is the symbol of Tokyo’s rebirth after World War II.

– 5th. Roppongi Hills: About 9 minutes from Ebisu station. Roppongi Hills is located in Minato City. One of Japan’s largest integrated property developments with many shops, restaurants, cafes, museums, and even movie theaters.

Our 10 Picks: Apartments in Ebisu

From here, we will introduce to you our 10 picks for the best apartments in Ebisu for foreigners. I hope you find one that suits your needs.

1. Ebisu 1DK Apartment

EBISU Station 1DK apartment

1DK apartment, 4 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of JR Yamanote Line. Pet friendly.

Monthly Cost:  140,000 yen + 5,000 yen (Maintenance fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 26.1 m² (1DK)
Floor:  7F/12F
Year Built: 1998
Features: Bath- Toilet Separated/ Air-Conditioner/ Washing Machine Inside/ Built-In kitchen/ Self-locking entrance/ Balcony/ Pet Allowed.

For more details and information, check the link below.

2. Ebisu 1 Room Apartment

EBISU Station 1Room

1 room apartment located just 5 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of JR Yamanote Line.

Monthly Cost: 65,000 yen + 4,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 13.78 m² (1R)
Floor:  2F/4F
Year Built: 1984
Features: Wash Basin/ Gas Stove/ Balcony/ Bicycle Parking

For more details and information, check the link below.

3. Hiroo 1 Room Apartment

Hiroo Station 1R 102

1 Room apartment located 9 minutes by walk from Hiroo station of the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line or 10 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of the JR Yamanote Line.

Monthly Cost: 136,000 yen + 10,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 27.21 m² (1R)
Floor:  1F/5F
Year Built: 2020
Features: Free Internet/ Bath and Toilet separated/ Washing machine inside/ Built-in kitchen/Self-lock entrance/ Elevator/ Pet Allowed.

For more details, information, and the other available rooms, Check the link below.

4. Ebisu 1K Apartment

Ebisunishi 1, EBISU Station 1K 203

3 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and 4 minutes by walk from EBISU station of JR Yamanote Line.

Monthly Cost: 139,000 yen, no maintenance fee
Type: Apartment
Size: 29.25 m² (1K)
Floor: 2F/8F
Year Built: 2001
Features: Air Conditioner/ Bath and Toilet separated/ Washing machine inside/ Delivery Box/Self-lock entrance/ Elevator.

For more details, information, and other available rooms, check the link below.

5. Roppongi 1R Share House

roppongi1-min

1R share house located 4 minutes walking from Roppongi station (六本木駅) of the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.

Monthly Cost: 81,000 yen + 11,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Share House
Size: 7.5 m² (1R)
Floor: 3F / 4F
Year Built: 2002
Key Features: Free Internet, Air Conditioner, Bath / Toilet Separated, Washlet Toilet,

For more details and information, check the link below.

 6. Ebisu 1k Apartment

Ebisu 2, EBISU Station 1k 104

1K apartment located 7 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of the JR Yamanote Line or 8 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.

Monthly Cost: 144,000 yen, no maintenance fee
Type: Apartment
Size: 26.22 m² (1K)
Floor: 1F/5F
Year Built: 2018
Features: Air Conditioner/ Bath and Toilet separated/ Washing machine inside/ Built-in Kitchen/ walk-in closet/ Self-locking entrance/ Elevator.

For more details and information, check the link below.

7. Shibuya 1K Apartment

Shibuya Station 1K 301

1K apartment located 8 minutes by walk from Shibuya station of the JR Yamanote Line or 11 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of the JR Yamanote Line.

Monthly Cost: 143,000 yen + 10,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 26.57 m² (1K)
Floor: 3F/15F
Year Built: 2017
Features: Air Conditioner/ Bath and Toilet separated/ Washing machine inside/ Built-in Kitchen/ Self-locking entrance/ Elevator/ Musical Instrument Allowed.

For more details and information, check the link below.

8. Nogizaka 1LDK Apartment

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1LDK apartment located 8 minutes walking from Nogizaka station (乃木坂駅) of the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.

Monthly Cost: 140,000 yen + 10,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 30.87 m² (1LDK)
Floor: 3F / 9F
Year Built: 2000
Key Features: Washing Machine Inside, Self Locking Entrance, Bicycle Parking, Elevator, Balcony, Musical Instruments Allowed

For more details and information, check the link below.

9. Ebisu 1LDK Apartment

Kamiosaki 2, Shinagawa-Ku EBISU Station 1LDK 306

1LDK apartment located 10 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of the JR Yamanote Line or 12 minutes by walk from Meguro station of the Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line.

Monthly Cost: 169,000 yen + 15,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 34.08 m² (1LDK)
Floor: 3F/7F
Year Built: 1998
Features: Air Conditioner/ Bath and Toilet separated/ Washing machine inside/ Built-in Kitchen/ Self-locking entrance/ Pet Allowed.

For more details and information, check the link below.

10. Shirokanetakanawa 1K Apartment

Shirokanetakanawa Station 1K 203

1K apartment located 13 minutes by walk from Shirokanetakanawa station of the Toei Mita Line or 18 minutes by walk from Ebisu station of the JR Yamanote Line.

Monthly Cost: 115,000 yen + 15,000 yen (Maintenance Fee)
Type: Apartment
Size: 27.67 m² (1K)
Floor: 2F/7F
Year Built: 2006
Features: Air Conditioner/ Bath and Toilet separated/ Washing machine inside/ Built-in Kitchen/ Self-locking entrance/ Corner Room.

For more details and information, check the link below.


Did you find an apartment that interests you? I hope this article has helped you to have an idea of what kind of apartments you can find in the Ebisu area.

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