The Ultimate Sleepover Experience

New Accommodation in Tokyo's Coolest Neighborhood

By Kota Ushio    - 2 min read

Known for its unique culture of music, bars, coffee, and vintage stores, Shimokitazawa placed second in Time Out Magazine's "Coolest City of the World 2019" rankings. Illi Shimokitazawa opened on the 5th of December and offers stylish, purpose-built rooms for guests to enjoy a premium "Sleepover Experience", only 2 minutes walk from Shimokitazawa Station.

What is illi Shimokitazawa?

Spending more on experiences compared to their parents or grandparents, millennials are increasingly traveling in groups—finding value in sharing their experiences with close friends and family. Illi Shimokitazawa provides stylish, self-contained rooms that cater for up to six guests. Whether guests choose to stay on vacation, use it as a place to return after a night out, or host a house party, illi Shimokitazawa offers a premium “Sleepover Experience” for an entire group to enjoy. If you don't know much about Shimokitazawa, illi Shimokiazawa offers a helpful list to discover Shimokitazawa's restaurants, music bars, and second-hand stores.

Perfect for group stays!  (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
Perfect for group stays! (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)

Designed for groups of three or more

Each room flows over the entire floor of the building, providing over 50 square meters of partition-free space. The layout is designed to facilitate communication by allowing greater space for face-to-face conversations to take place.

4th floor room (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
4th floor room (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)

Thoughtful design and local experience

The rooms at illi Shimokitazawa are thoughtfully designed, giving a gentle nod to the culture and ambiance of the neighborhood. Each room features a record player and a hand-drip coffee maker. One of the rooms is even fitted with a bespoke cocktail stand where guests can create their own drinks.

Record player  (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
Record player (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
Coffee  (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
Coffee (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)

Combining the hospitality of a hotel and the comfort of home

Illi Shimokitazawa’s simple 24-hour self-check-in system eliminates the need for tedious front desk procedures. Their stylish, yet comfortable interior comes complete with selected amenities such as high-quality toiletries.

The kitchen on the 4th floor (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
The kitchen on the 4th floor (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
The third floor balcony (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)
The third floor balcony (Photo: illi Shimokitazawa)

Getting there

Illi Shimokitazawa is located a 2-minute walk from Shimokitazawa Station's North Exit.

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Kim B 4 weeks ago
Clever idea - love the design!