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What’s MONTHLY MANSION and WEEKLY MANSION?

What is the difference between マンスリーマンション[MONTHLY MANSION] and ウィークリーマンション[WEEKLY MANSION]? ?

ウィークリーマンション[WEEKLY MANSION]:

Weekly apartment rented by the week. Weekly apartment rented by the week. It should be furnished, it is designed for business persons.

Pro(s) Con(s) Minumum of stay : 1 week
  • Since the building is originally built as a rental apartment,  it should be reinforced concrete structure with an elevator, having a thick wall.
  • Mostly 1K, or 1Dk layout, which is a compact suitable size for a single person
  • Furniture and appliances (fridge, washer, microwave, vacuum cleaner, and rice cookers, etc.,) are all equipped. Besides everything is available for exclusive use.
  • Most of the building has an automatic lock, it will be more secured compared with a shared house.
  • The lease contract is written in Japanese.
  • Not foreigner-friendly, and most of the staff members can not speak English.
  • Rent is apparently higher than a normal rental apartment
  • Initial set-up fee for using appliances, etc. , cleaning fee, and linen fee are additionally charged.
  • Wifi internet service does not come with rent, it will be provided with Pocket Wifi with an additional charge.
Note: To offer a per night room rate, and provide bedding, a license for accommodation is required.  But the management company operating Weekly Mansion does not secure a license for accommodation called 旅館営業許可 [RYOKAN EIGYO KYOKA]. Therefore they make a super short lease contract of only a week, which will be fixed-term lease contract.

 

マンスリーマンション[MONTHLY MANSION]:

Monthly apartment rented by the month. Monthly apartment rented by the month. It should be furnished, it is designed for business persons.

Pro(s)  Con(s) Lease Contract / Period of the lease contract
  • Since the building is originally built as a rental apartment,  it should be reinforced concrete structure with an elevator, having a thick wall.
  • Mostly 1K, or 1Dk layout, which is a compact suitable size for a single person
  • Furniture and appliances (fridge, washer, microwave, vacuum cleaner, and rice cookers, etc.,) are all equipped. Besides everything is available for exclusive use.
  • Most of the building has an automatic lock, it will be more secured compared with a shared house.
  • No guarantor required. But  ID has to be submitted.
  • No agency fees, key money, or gift money required.
  • Utilities and Internet included in rent
  • The lease contract is written in Japanese.
  • Not foreigner-friendly, and most of the staff members can not speak English.
  • Rent is apparently higher than a normal rental apartment
  • Initial set-up fee for using appliances, etc. , cleaning fee, and linen fee are additionally charged.
  • Wifi internet service does not come with rent, it will be provided with Pocket Wifi with an additional charge.
定期借家契約 [TEIKI SHAKKA KEIYAKU]: Fixed-term lease contract
(A minimum staying the duration of 1 month.)

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