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“I need a place to stay temporarily, but
I don’t want to spend money on expensive
front-end payments or furniture.”

“I need a place where I can
comfortably work from home.”

“I want to meet people
with similar values and experiences.”

If you have any of these worries, our Light up Life plan might just be for you!

We recommend this plan to those who are…

  • Getting ready to leave Japan
  • Want to focus on their remote work
  • Currently job hunting
  • On long business trips
  • On vacation or workation
  • Freelancers or want to become freelancers
  • In the middle of moving
  • Want to meet new people
  • Considering moving into a share house

Why people choose Light up Life

Our prices our low. You can live in the heart of the city starting at only 12,000 yen per week

More things to do and easier access to all the places you need to go with our great locations

New encounters every day

It’s easy to do work or just relax when your home has a
cafe with free Wi-Fi

Reservation Flow

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You will receive a reservation confirmation email from us within 24 hours

Confirm your reservation

Sign the forms and complete your payment upon check in

UNPLAN Shinjuku

〒160-0022 5-3-15 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-6384-1297

See UNPLAN Shinjuku’s details

Features of UNPLAN Shinjuku

  • Enhanced facilities and tons of space!

    With 4 different common areas, it’s never hard to find someone to talk or a quiet place for some alone time.

  • Free Coworking Space

    A perfect place to concentrate on your work or studying. Every seat has easy access to a power outlet.

  • Free Breakfast

    Includes, toast, yogurt, boiled eggs, juice and coffee.

  • Shared Kitchen

    Equipped with a microwave, IH stove, water kettle, refrigerator, freezer, etc. Available 24 hours.

  • Comfortable Common Space

    It’s easy to relax here with its soft sofas, power outlets, and TV. Available 24 hours.

  • Laundry (Available 24 hours)

    Washer 1 wash/¥300
    Dryer 30 min/¥100

  • English-speaking Staff

  • Entertainment

    Play games or watch movies on our projector.

  • Rooftop

    Hours: 10:00~19:00

  • Trendy Design

Rooms and Amenities

  • Choose from the mixed or female dormitory.

  • Each bed has a side board equipped with a security box and key.

  • The beds are made of wood, making them more soundproof than most capsule beds (※Beds without windows are also available)

  • There are power outlets and lights in each bed.

  • You can hang your clothes inside the bed.

  • Each dormitory has 14~28 beds.

  • We separate guests’ beds as part of our COVID-19 prevention measures.

  • Each room and floor is equipped with a security lock.

  • Each floor has a shower room with hair dryers.

  • Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are included.

  • We have two types of private rooms: Ensuite double bedroom and double bedroom with separate toilets and showers. Up to 2 guests can stay in a private room.

  • Ensutie double room amenities: towels, pajamas, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, cotton sets.

Dormitory Rooms

The side boards inside each dormitory bed have indirect lighting, perfect for computer work or reading. Each bed includes a security box that can keep passports and electronics safe. There is also a hanger pipe and space next to the mattress to keep belongings.

Private Rooms

For those who want extra privacy. You can either choose an ensuite double room, or save a little more with a double room with a separate bathroom. Booth types of rooms have windows and small balconies.

※We have a female-only floor

Area Information

7-min walk from Shinjuku-Sanchome Station
Marunouchi Line/Fukutoshin Line/Toei Shinjuku Line

8-min walk from Shinjuku Gyoenmae Station
Marunouchi Line

15-min walk from JR Shinjuku Station

15-min walk from Seibu-Shinjuku Station

3 Supermarkets within a 10-min walk
My Basket, Gyomu Super,、York Foods

Convenience store within a 1-min walk
Family Mart, Seven Eleven

Make a reservation at
UNPLAN Shinjuku

UNPLAN Kagurazaka

〒162-0808 23-1 Tenjincho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-6457-5171

See UNPLAN Kagurazaka’s details

Features of UNPLAN Kagurazaka

  • Trendy Design

  • Cafe

    We serve coffee, breakfast and lunch

  • Located in the Kagurazaka, an area full of traditional Japanese buildings, temples, shrines, cute shops, and famous restaurants.

  • Cozy Common Room

    Has a kitchen, TV, board games, and balcony.

  • Rooftop

    Hours: 10:00~18:00

  • Shared Kitchen

    Equipped with a microwave, IH stove, water kettle, refrigerator, freezer, etc. Available 24 hours.

  • Laundry(Available 24 hours)

    Washer 1 wash/¥300
    Dryer 30 min/¥100

  • Cafe can be used as a coworking space

    After 7pm, the cafe becomes a coworking space. A perfect place to concentrate on your work or studying. (※Guests are allowed to smoke here after 7pm)

  • A great environment for those who like to mingle, but also need some alone time.

  • A unique area

    Kagurazaka has a long history as an area where geisha live and work. Geisha can still be spotted in Kagurazaka today!

Rooms and Amenities

  • Choose from the mixed or female dormitory.

  • The beds are made of wood, making them more soundproof than most capsule beds. (※Beds without windows are also available)

  • Each bed is equipped with a security box and key.

  • There are power outlets and lights in each bed.

  • You can hang your clothes inside the bed.

  • Each dormitory room has 14~28 beds.

  • We separate guests’ beds as part of our COVID-19 prevention measures.

  • Each room is equipped with a security lock.

  • Each floor has a shower room with hair dryers.
    ※1st and 3rd floor shower rooms are female-only

  • Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are included.

  • Private Rooms are ensuite double rooms that can accommodate up to 2 guests.

  • Private room amenities include towels, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, toothbrushes, cotton sets, shavers, and hair bands.

  • Private rooms have spacious balconies.

Dormitory Rooms

The side boards inside each dormitory bed have indirect lighting, perfect for computer work or reading. Each bed includes a security box that can keep passports and electronics safe. There is also a hanger pipe and space next to the mattress to keep belongings.

Private Rooms

For those who want extra privacy. Our ensuite double rooms have windows and spacious balconies. They also include TVs, various amenities, and a table and chair.

Area Information

3-min walk from Kagurazaka Station
Tozai Line

10-min walk from Edogawabashi Station
Yurakucho Line

10-min walk from Ushigome Kagurazaka Station
Toei Oedo Line

10-min walk from Iidabashi Station
JR Chuo Line, Tozai Line, Yurakucho Line, Namboku Line, Toei Oedo Line

Supermarket within a 1-min walk
My Basket, Gyomu Super

Convenience store within a 1-min walk
Family Mart, Seven Eleven

Make a reservation at
UNPLAN Kagurazaka

UNPLAN Fukuoka

〒810-0074 3-4−1 Otemon, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka

TEL: 092-406-7704

See UNPLAN Fukuoka’s details

Features of UNPLAN Fukuoka

  • Newly opened June 2021!

  • Located directly in front of Ohori Park, so you can enjoy nature and city life at the same time.

  • Cafe

    We serve coffee, breakfast and lunch

  • Spacious Common Area

    With plenty of tables and power outlets, it’s easy to use this area for work or mingling with other guests.

  • Spacious Shared Kitchen

    Equipped with a microwave, IH stove, water kettle, refrigerator, freezer, etc. Available 24 hours.

  • Laundry (Available 24 hours)

    Washer 1 wash/¥300
    Dryer 20 min/¥100

  • A great environment for those who like to mingle, but also need some alone time.

  • Trendy Design

  • Rooftop

    Hours: 10:00~20:00

  • Rental Bicycles

    ¥500/1~3h
    ¥1,500/1day

Rooms and Amenities

  • Choose from the mixed or female pod dormitory.

  • Each pod bed has a security box, power outlets, light, and folding table.

  • Each pod dormitory has 6 to 12 beds.

  • Mixed Bunk Bed Dormitory
    Each room has 18~22 beds.

  • Each bunk bed has a security box with a key, power outlets, and light.

  • You can hang your clothes inside the bed.

  • Dormitory rooms are spacious, so you will never run out of space to keep your belongings.

  • Private twin rooms include towels, toothbrushes, a hair dryer, water kettle, and coffee.
    Up to 2 guests can stay in this room.

  • Private double rooms include towels, toothbrushes, a hair dryer, water kettle, and coffee.
    Up to 2 guests can stay in this room.

  • Male and female showers are separated. Hair dryers are available.

  • Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are included.

  • Each room is equipped with a security lock.

  • We separate guests’ beds as part of our COVID-19 prevention measures.

Pod Dormitory Rooms

UNPLAN Fukuoka is the first UNPLAN hostel to incorporate pod-style beds. Pod beds include the same security boxes, lighting, power plugs, and hangers that our bunk beds do, but are twice as spacious! Pods are also equipped with mirrors, shelves, and folding tables.

Bunk Bed Dormitory Rooms

UNPLAN Fukuoka also has UNPLAN’s traditional bunk bed-style dormitory rooms. The side boards inside each bed have indirect lighting, perfect for computer work or reading. Each bed includes a security box that can keep passports and electronics safe. There is also a hanger pipe and space next to the mattress to keep belongings.

Private Rooms

UNPLAN Fukuoka has 2 types of private rooms: double rooms and twin rooms, so both couples and friends can use Light up Life together. Each room includes UNPLAN’s original coffee bags, water kettles, and various other amenities.

※Private rooms do not include private bathrooms. Guests are asked to use the shared shower rooms.

※We have a female-only floor.

Area Information

1-min walk from Ohori Park Station (Kuko Line)

3-min walk from Otemon Sanchome Bus Stop

3 supermarkets within a 10-min walk
MaxValu、HAZAMA、SEIYU

Convenience store within a 1-min walk
Ministop, Seven Eleven

Make a reservation at
UNPLAN Fukuoka

Prices

Hostel Room Type 1 Week 1 Month 3 Months
Shinjuku Dormitory ¥14,950 ¥80,000¥56,000 (30%OFF)
¥20,000 deposit
¥218,000¥152,600 (30%OFF)
¥20,000 deposit
Private Room ¥38,000~¥48,000 ¥104,000~¥149,000
¥20,000 deposit
Kagurazaka Dormitory ¥14,000 ¥75,700¥53,000 (30%OFF)
¥20,000 deposit
¥215,000¥150,000 (30%OFF)
¥20,000 deposit
Private Room ¥42,000~¥47,000 ¥124,000~¥144,000
¥20,000 deposit
Fukuoka Bunk Bed Dormitory ¥12,000 ¥50,000
¥20,000 deposit
¥135,000
¥20,000 deposit
Pod Dormitory ¥15,000 ¥56,000
¥20,000 deposit
¥182,000
¥20,000 deposit
Private Room ¥27,000 ¥80,000~¥120,000
¥20,000 deposit

※All rates include tax
※Included in prices: water & sewage, WiFi, cleaning, access to UNPLAN Shinjuku’s coworking place
※No front-end payments
※You can reserve an extra dormitory bed to store your belongings for an extra ¥10,000 per month
※Private Room prices differ depending on the room and number of guests, so please contact us for an exact price

UNPLAN Others
Kagurazaka Other hostels
Rent/Price Rent/Price
For a dormitory
Kagurazaka
53,000円
Shinjuku
56,000円
¥57,000*1
(Includes water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning costs. Furnished and no initial costs.) (Includes water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning, and initial costs. Furnished.)


Chances to meet new people
Chances to meet new people


Location
Location


Events
Events


No background check
No background check


Interior design
Interior design


Sauna Sauna


Cafe Cafe


Speedy WiFi
Speedy WiFi


Coworking space
Coworking space


Privacy
Privacy
Others
Share houses Apartments
(One room)
Rent/Price Rent/Price
¥35,000*2
¥55,000
¥99,000*3
(Does not include water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning, furniture and initial costs.) (Does not include water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning, furniture and initial costs.)


Chances to meet new people
Chances to meet new people


Location
Location


Events
Events


No background check
No background check


Interior design

Many houses are old
Interior design

Many houses are old


Sauna Sauna


Cafe Cafe


Speedy WiFi
Speedy WiFi


Coworking space
Coworking space


Privacy
Privacy
  UNPLAN 他社
Facility Kagurazaka Other hostels Share houses Apartments
(One room)
Rent/Price For a dormitory

Kagurazaka ¥53,000

(Includes water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning costs. Furnished and no initial costs.)

¥57,000*1

(Includes water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning, and initial costs. Furnished.)

¥35,000〜*2
¥55,000

(Does not include water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning, furniture and initial costs.)

¥99,000*3

(Does not include water, gas, electricity, WiFi, cleaning, furniture and initial costs.)

Chances to meet new people
Location
Events
No background check
Interior design

Many houses are old
Sauna
Cafe
Speedy WiFi
Coworking space
Privacy
*1 Other hostels: The average monthly rate as of December, 2020 (according to Tokyo hostel information websites)
*2 Share houses: Average monthly rent of share houses located in Shinjuku district as of December, 2020 (according to sharehouse portal websites)
*3 Apartments: The average rent for a one room apartment in Shinjuku district (according to a real estate portal website)

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FAQ

Q1
Where can I leave my luggage during my stay in a bunk bed dormitory?
You can use the space next to or behind your bed. We also have free luggage rooms located on the 1st floors of each of our hostels. Please keep your valuables inside the security box in your bed.
Q2
Do I need to bring my own cooking utensils and condiments?
You are free to use our kitchens’ frying pans, pots, IH stoves, refrigerators, freezers, water kettles, microwaves, toaster ovens, cooking chopsticks, knives, cutting boards, and more. We provide basic condiments, as well.
Q3
Is there anywhere quiet I can talk on the phone or work?
We have coworking spaces at each of our hostels.
Q4
Can I get my deposit back?
If there is no damange done to your bed or other facilities upon your check out, we will fully refund the deposit.
Q5
What time can I check in?
UNPLAN Kagurazaka 16:00~19:00 ※reduced operation hours
UNPLAN Shinjuku 14:00~19:00 ※reduced operation hours
UNPLAN Fukuoka 16:00~19:00 ※reduced operation hours
Please let us know in advance if you are unable to check in by 19:00.
Q6
Can I keep my luggage at UNPLAN before check in/after check out?
Yes, you are free to leave your luggage with us during our operating hours.
Q7
Can I send mail to UNPLAN?
Yes, but please make sure that packaged is paid for in advance and has your name on it.
Q8
Can I have my sheets changed during my stay?
We can change bed sheets for free once per week. If you would like to have your sheets changed more often, there is an extra free of 400 yen.