We get it, sometimes it can be hard to work in the same four walls every day. So here’s a look at some of the best coworking spaces in Tokyo for regular use, giving you somewhere to go to stay focused. We’ll compare the resources, prices, and accessibility each offers, so you can find one that’s perfect for your needs.
A set of well located, bright co-working spaces, Spaces offers convenience and comfort for those looking for a regular coworking location. Branches are located in Shinagawa, Akasaka, Shinjuku, Otemachi, and Roppongi – easy access no matter where you are in Tokyo. Plans are slightly pricier than other options on the list, with cheaper memberships starting at ¥18,700 for five days a month. However, if you’re looking for a professional workspace to host meetings and impress clients, Spaces is definitely worth the price tag.
Resources: Printing, scanning, projectors, meeting rooms, food and drink bar, regular events, concierge service, high-quality wifi.
|Area||Shinagawa, Akasaka, Shinjuku, Otemachi, and Roppongi|
|Opening Times||Coworking Spaces: 8:30 am to 6pm Weekdays
Office Space: 24/7 365 days
|Price||Starting at ¥18,700 monthly for co-working space
Starting at ¥109,900 monthly for office space
|Registration||Book a tour online and register in person|
|Nearest Station||Multiple Stations|
The Hive Jinnan
An easy, accessible location in Shibuya, The Hive offers an open plan, café style work environment, with options for dedicated desks and private offices also available. The Hive hosts regular community social events in their café space, aimed at creative types. With the choice of a more limited Flex 120 plan granting 120 hours a month from 9am to 5pm, and a Flex 247 offering unlimited access, you can choose a plan that works for you.
Resources: Printing, scanning, fax machine, café, events, virtual office and mailing address
|Opening Times||9am-6pm on Flex 120, 24/7 on other plans|
|Price||¥17,600 monthly for Flex 120
¥33,000 monthly for Flex 247
|English Support||Yes, English website and concierge|
|Registration||Online inquiry followed by registration|
|Address||1-6-5 Jinnan, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo, 150-0041|
|Nearest Station||Equidistant between Shibuya and Harajuku|
While coworking spaces come and go and empires crumble, Regus has been offering coworking packages and small serviced offices from long before it was cool. While they’ve had a reputation for being functional but a bit dull, recently they have stepped up their design game, creating some genuinely interesting work spaces. What’s more, Regus has all Tokyo’s major neighborhoods covered. With a “business lounge plan” for ¥14,900 per person per month you can move from place to place exploring the city as you go. Coworking plans (where you get a desk instead of a pod) start from ¥18,900/month.
Resources: Printers, scanners, meeting rooms, free drinks, mail handling, phone answering, official address registration, virtual office
|Areas||66 locations around Tokyo|
|Opening Times||9am-6pm for Business Lounge Plans, 24/7 for coworking|
|Price||Starting at ¥14,900 monthly for business lounge membership
¥18,900 monthly for coworking (5 day a month plan — more plans available at a higher cost)
|English Support||Yes, English website and English speaking staff|
BLINK SMART Co-working space
This Roppongi co-working space has sophisticated, modern décor in its communal café area. Come and just grab a seat to work, or if needed you can hotdesk or grab your own private office, Café seats start at ¥20,000 a month with limited access, but you can add more time or features to meet your exact needs,
Resources: Printers, scanners, lounge, lockers, events, mail handling, kitchen
|Opening Times||9am-6pm on Café and Hot-desking Plans, 24/7 on other plans|
|Price||Starting at ¥20,000 monthly for Café seating
¥40,000 monthly for Hot-desking. Private facilities available for higher fees
|English Support||Yes, English website and concierge|
|Registration||Contact Blink online or by phone|
|Address||3-1-6 Motoazabu, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 106-0046|
|Nearest Station||Roppongi Station|
Coworking Space Kayabacho, Co-Edo
A friendly and open co-working space on the east side of Tokyo, this busy lounge comes with all the amenities you need to work effectively. On top of that, they offer free drinks, group work and study areas, and a friendly communal atmosphere. With monthly plans starting from ¥5,500 depending on your needs, Coworking Space Kayabacho is great for those on a budget.
Resources: Printer, scanner, vending machines, free drinks, events
|Opening Times||Open 24/7, access times determined by plan|
|Price||Starting at ¥5,500 for Lite plans
¥9,900 for standard
|English Support||Yes, English website|
|Registration||Registration in person|
|Address||PA building 5F, 1-3-4 Shinkawa, Chuo, Tokyo, 104-0033|
|Nearest Station||Kayabacho Station|
Basis Point Shimbashi
With branches in Gotanda, Ikebukuro and Jimbocho as well as Shimbashi, (Link in Japanese) this modern co-working space is a convenient central Tokyo workspace. With a large lounge area for individual work, and smaller sections for meetings and group work, the space is adaptable to a variety of needs. Monthly plans start from ¥11,880 a month for weekend use,
Resources; Printing, scanning, Fax machines, phone chargers, drinks, events, rentable business equipment
|Opening Times||Weekdays 8am to 10pm, Weekends 10am to 10m|
|Price||¥11,880 for Unlimited weekend use
¥17,380 for Unlimited weekday use
¥21,780 for Unlimited anytime use
|Registration||Inquire online or in person|
|Address||2F Kaiseki Building, 2-19-3, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0004|
|Nearest Station||Shimbashi Station|
Gotanda Coworking Space Pao Pao
A cozy, bright co-working space with divided desks for individual work, and larger tables for groups and meetings. Pao Pao (Link in Japanese) is only a few minutes’ walk away from Gotanda station, making it perfect for commuters through Shinagawa. Monthly plans start at ¥5,500 (Link in Japanese) for weekend and holiday members, with the variety of plans letting you pick out exactly the times you need.
Resources: Printing, scanning, projectors, monitors, meeting rooms, free drinks
|Opening Times||Weekdays 9am to 10pm, Weekends and Holidays 10am to 6pm|
|Price||Starting at ¥5,500 for weekends and holidays, up to ¥16,500 for unlimited use|
|Registration||Inquire online and register in person|
|Address||Tokyo KN Building 5F, 2-8-5 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, 141-0022|
|Nearest Station||Gotanda Station|
This article was originally published on April 22, 2015 and was fully updated by Shyam Bhardwa in December 2022. While we do our utmost to ensure that the prices, times and other information above is correct, things do change—so let us know on our community forum if something is wrong.