Address: 1-103 Totsuka-Machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0071

Waseda Step 21, opened in 1999 is accommodation for overseas researchers such as visiting scholars and visiting research fellow at Waseda. It is very convenient and comfortable accommodation: a modern building with furnished units (including furniture, bedding, electric appliances,(tableware) located just in front of the main gate of the university. One can live effectively from the first day of occupancy.

Facilities and accommodation charges (in JPY)

Number of rooms Type Size Capacity Daily accommodation charge
Single-1 14 rooms 1R 20㎡ 1-person 3,790JPY (≒117,500 JPY/month)
Single-2 14 rooms 1R 18㎡ 1-person 3,470JPY (≒107,6000 JPY/month)
Twin-1 14 rooms 1DK 37㎡ 2-person 5,410JPY (≒167,800 JPY/month)
Twin-2 2 rooms 1LDK 50㎡ 2-person 6,340JPY (≒196,600 JPY/month)
Family 5 rooms 2LDK 82㎡ 4-person 7,700JPY (≒238,700 JPY/month)

(*1) 1DK: One dining room including kitchen, and one bedroom
(*2) 1LDK: One living-dining room including kitchen, and one bedroom
(*3) 2LDK: One living-dining room including kitchen, and two bedrooms
– The rates given in the above list are as of April, 2017. Rates are subject to change, even during occupancy.
– Light, fuel, water expenses and telephone charges (domestic calls only )are included in the rates above. Purchase of an international phone card is required for making overseas phone calls. International phone cards are sold at STEP 21 lobby (Current residents who checked-in by March 31, 2009 are not subject to this change).
– Internet with wifi connection is available.
– Please pay the bills in cash, by deposits or by credit cards (on-line).
– If you intend to be away for 14 nights or more during your occupancy and only if you notify us in advance of the circumstances, we will not charge you rent for the period reported. Please note that, in such an event, we ask that you make sure all of your personal belongings are removed from the rented property prior to your leave. The charge for rent will resume upon the date of your return.
-Twin-2 and Family room type can accommodate one more person in addition to its capacity listed above with an extra bed. There are limited numbers of extra beds, and please contact us if they will be available.


– Please go to this page for room photos and room equipments.

– Linens (towels, bed sheets etc.) will be provided for all the guests of six years and above. Please let us know in advance if guests under five years will need linens.
– We do not supply amenity goods such as soap, shampoo and toothbrush.


STEP 21 Office, Waseda University Property Management Inc.
Office hours:8:00-22:00(everyday)
Reservation is available from 9:00 to 17:00 except Saturdays, Sundays, and University holidays.
Direct tel: 03-5285-3015 / ext. 79-5631
E-mail: [email protected]
*This e-mail address is for general inquiries only. No requests for reservation are accepted. 

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