6 Top Picks: English-Speaking Maid and House Cleaning Services in Tokyo

6 Top Picks: English-Speaking Maid and House Cleaning Services in Tokyo

Weekly housekeeping can refresh your place and give you one less thing to think about. Take a look at your options for the highest-rated and most reviewed English-speaking maid and house cleaning services in Tokyo. Bookmark this page to assist you in finding a service that fits your needs.

With requests to stay-at-home more, the state of our personal spaces and places are more important than ever. Unfortunately, not all of us are Marie Kondo-ing our way to better living during the pandemic. 

Professional housekeeping and cleaning services can help to reset—not only your daily living environment—but also, subsequently, how you feel on a daily basis. Scheduled cleaning can help you feel in control of your life and surroundings, decreasing stress and increasing enjoyment of your indoors.  

The following are 6 trusted and well-known English-speaking professional housekeeping services in Tokyo. 

Note: Please refer to each service’s official website for COVID-related safety measures.

1. Tailored housekeeping service team 

Sunny Maid 

Sunny Maid

Sunny Maid utilizes Nichi-I Group’s vast experience as a leading care provider in Japan to provide you with a new take on housekeeping. Each housecleaning session is serviced by a housekeeper team duo. After the initial consultation with a manager, where you develop an optimum housekeeping plan and you can make your needs known, you are assigned a team who will be your designated housekeepers for all subsequent work, ensuring consistent, efficient, and thorough housekeeping. An attractive point is their same-day express clean for those times when you need the place to look good before a special occasion or unexpected visit. Follow-up visits from the manager also ensure that the high-quality of service is maintained and any adjustment requests are followed through. Prices start from ¥8,228/1 HR (Price plan.) 

Address: 駿河台フジヴュービル 3F, 2−9 Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0062

TEL: 0120-32-2017 (Japanese only)

Email: Use the Contact form for English-language inquiries

2. Professional housekeeper graduates 

Kurashinity

Kurashinity

Kurashinity is a certified professional housekeeping agency that provides English-speaking international staff, trained in a proprietary Housekeeper Meister Program, for housekeeping services. Aside from regular weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly housekeeping chores (which can also include ironing, shopping, and other requested housekeeping tasks), services can also include spot-cleaning prior or after an event or occasion, along with disinfection services. A ¥5,000 trial plan allows you to evaluate your options and familiarize yourself with the experience. Prices range from ¥13,500〜 for a monthly housekeeping visit, to ¥39,000〜 for once-a-week housekeeping. (Price plan.) 

Address: 2-6-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8228

TEL: 0120-700-809

Email: [email protected]

3. One-stop domestic solution agency

Chez Vous

Chez Vous

A bilingual domestic solutions agency with registered staff for housekeeping, babysitting, and other domestic needs. Staff undergoes rigorous screening and background checks before acceptance. This agency is a good option if you have diverse tasks, such as childcare, housekeeping, butler services, attendants, and other needs, but do not want to deal with multiple staffing agencies. They also provide staff placement services for clients who would like to hire a long-term direct hire (ideal for those who need help for more than 6 hours per day; for example, working parents, live-in support, etc.). Price starts at ¥10,150 for 3 hours. (Price plan.)

Address: 4-3-6-3F, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002

TEL: 03-5766-6630

Email: Contact Form

4. Best-value housekeeping work-sharing site

Taskaji

Taskaji

Based on a sharing economy platform, Taskaji is a site that connects properly screened housekeepers with people who are looking for housekeeping help. There is a guiding framework, such as each session must be purchased in 3-hour blocks, along with other details. But as a result, the rates here are the best value on the market. Taskaji provides a 3-step vetting service (ID, visa, and skills check) before housekeepers are allowed to post their profiles. Choose your housekeeping-partner based on reviews left by users and message the housekeeper directly to request services. There are no agency fees. Price starts at ¥4,500 for 3 hours. (Price plan.)

Address: iSmart Bldg. 301, 2-chōme-26-1 Shiba, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0014 

TEL: NA

Email: [email protected]

5. Rental properties and professional sites 

HouseCare

HouseCare

HouseCare is a service tailored to property owners and Airbnb hosts who need regular, fast short-term cleaning sessions in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka City. Their automated Airbnb cleaning service has to date cleaned over 40,000 properties and has been written up on TechCrunch (Japanese article) and other media outlets in Japan. Start by registering your property in their system, and they will match you with cleaners within 24 hours. Cleaning managers check photos from cleaners, ensuring a thorough clean, freeing you from the worrisome aspects of property management. The price depends on the size of the property. A 1K to 1DK-sized property starts at ¥6,300. Automated bookings, synced to your bookings calendar, receive discounts. (Price plan.) 

Address: Parkside Sepia 5F, 3 Chome-13-10 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0031 

TEL: 03-4510-8888

Email: [email protected]

6. Tokyo property management and cleaning

Asistee

Asistee

Another option for property cleaning in Tokyo is Asistee, which specializes in cleaning and property management. In business for over 5 years, and with 1,500 properties cleaned monthly, Asistee is a well-matched partner for your apartment rental business, office cleaning, or property management needs. With a staff of 32+ individuals, they are able to handle large-scale requests with little lag time. They also provide express services, disinfection services, residential cleaning, and vacation rental cleaning. Site and booking form is in English. Free estimates are available. Once-a-month cleanings start at ¥10,500. (Price plan.)

Address: 11-9-101 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya 150-0031

TEL: 03-6416-5784

Email: [email protected]

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