A private bedroom for 1~3 people (couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers) in a ground / basement floor apartment of a 3 family house, at a quite street in Jersey Heights area of Jersey city. NJ Transit bus stop is right at the corner. 17~25 minutes express bus ride takes you to Time Square. 4 blocks from light rail train station. Free washer & Dryer. $15/day off street parking space upon reservation. $5/day visitor permit street parking. Supermarket, Grocery, restaurants are nearby.
One bedroom, with basic furniture in an apartment on the ground / basement floor of a 3 family house. It is conveniently located in Jersey City Heights, New Jersey / the other side of Lincoln Tunnel .
The Bus Stop is right at the corner of our street. You can take NJ Transit Bus 119, 123 or Local Jitney Buses. It only takes you $4.50 and 17 - 25 minutes to be directly in Times Square by a bus in most time except weekday rush hours. The bus 85 will take you to Hoboken PATH train station, where you can transfer path station to Manhattan.
If you have a few people, Uber is also a good choice, which is only $25~30 when it is not rush hours.
It is easier and faster to commute into the New York City from Jersey City Heights than commuting from Brooklyn or Queens.
If you were to stay in the Bronx it would take you 40 min to get to Times Square. If you were to Stay in Brooklyn it would take you the same amount of time as subways in Brooklyn are not direct. If you were to stay in Manhattan you would not find a place for this price.
In the bedroom, there are 1 Queen size bed, 1 floor mattress and all the basic things you need for your stay: a desk, TV, iron and iron board, hair dryer, mirror and extra blanket. We have a floor mat and extra bed sheets, comforter and towel in the closet for the 3rd person.
The kitchen is fully equipped and shared with other guest in the other 2 bedrooms of same apartment. We do provide the paper cups, plates and bowel to avoid sharing with other guests. Since it is shared apartment, no strong smell cocking activity allowed in the kitchen.
You will share the bathroom with other guest of the other 2 bedrooms in same apartment. We do provide shampoo and body lotion.
The Washer & Dryer is delicately used by our cleaning lady 10:00am ~5:00pm. You can use them at other time.
Interaction with guests
After your booking is accepted, we will asking your email address in order to generate special lock code for your stay. When your checkin days is approaching, we will send you the lock code and all other the check-in / check-out information through your Airbnd message and email. Make sure you do get the security lock codes. If you still not get it a few days before your check-in day, please contact us.
On your check in date, we do not have to meet. You just use the security code to unlock and get in.
During your stay, you can always contact us through airbnb.com message. We do provide phone # for immediate assistant and emergency contact.
Other things to note
The lowest part of the basement common area is less than 6 feet. You can see it in our pictures. If you very tall, this apartment may not suitable for you.
We do have 2 parking spaces 2 blocks away from our house. They will serve the guest from 12 apartments. If you need, You can reserve one of them at $20/day when it is still available. This way, you will not worry about driving around looking for parking space, going to parking authority to buy visitor parking permit, trying to avoid the street cleaning. Just let let us know asap, we will send you the parking fee request from Airbnb. After we get the payment, we will send you the parking space address.
If our parking space is not available, it is safe to park in the street near our house. The street parking is free 5:00pm -8:00am for weekday, the whole weekend and holiday. For 8:00am-5:00pm on weekday, the street parking is free for 2 hours. You can buy $5/day visitor parking permit at Jersey City parking authority which is only two blocks away from our house. Normally, It is easier to find street parking space before 7:00pm. It is harder to find it after 7:00pm since most the resident cars are coming back by that time. Even you purchased the visitor parking permit, you do need pay attention to the street cleaning time 10am~12pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
- Do NOT cook strong smell food in the kitchen. It is shared aparment. Other guest may not appricieate your unique food;
- During quite time 10:30~7:00. No cooking in the kitchen, No washer / Dryer useage and no talking at shared dining area.
- No shoes on the carpet floor inside the bedroom.
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