private entire floor, close to NYC

House - Private room · 5th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302, United States
Your host, Yukiko
63 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

We are a family of 3 (mom, dad, and bebe) and have a house in downtown Jersey City. We speak English, Japanese and Bulgarian and little Spanish. I know our place is priced lower than it's value, but we decided to use it to serve other people until our bebe grows up. We like helping travelers from all over the world and always enjoy accommodating them. Our guests get entire first floor (huge one room with alcove) which has own bathroom and kitchenette (sink, microwave, and fridge). It is totally private and you don't have to share anything with us. But we live right above you, so if you need help, we will be right there. We have two beds (queen and full size) and can accommodate 4 people easily, and if you don't mind sleeping on air mattress, we can accommodate up to 6!

Our house is located in 10min walk on lively street from Grove St. PATH station. You can find nice restaurants and supermarket on the way. It is also close to Newport shopping mall and Hamilton Park. If you go little further, you can enjoy a walk by Hudson river with Manhattan view. It is a very family oriented, residential and safe area.

It is easy to access to Manhattan via PATH. It takes 7 min to World Trade Center and 18 min to Midtown, 33rd st. There are also options of ferries and taxi.

We have private driveway, and if you like to bring your car, you are welcome to park your car for additional $10/night.

We will do your laundry for you for $5/load (washer and dryer). Just ask us.

The nearest airport is Newark(EWR), but you can land on JFK and LGA and come here within 2 hours, depending on transportation you take and traffic.

Everything in the floor.

When they check in and check out, unless they have problems. Usually guests here are gone most of the day and night sight-seeing, so we don't see each other very often.

Rustique pizza, view of Manhattan from the Hudson River, Trico's icecream.

12min walk to PATH Grove street. There are bus stops around here too.

Guest Access

Everything in the floor.

Interaction with Guests

When they check in and check out, unless they have problems. Usually guests here are gone most of the day and night sight-seeing, so we don't see each other very often.

The Neighborhood

Rustique pizza, view of Manhattan from the Hudson River, Trico's icecream.

Getting around

12min walk to PATH Grove street. There are bus stops around here too.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $95
Cleaning Fee: $25
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Yukiko was a great host. She was always available when we needed her input. She always responded quickly and was friendly.

    July 2014
  • Very nice place in an incredibly quiet street, only minutes away from NYC. Yukiko and her husband are wonderful and courteous people. Her place will without a doubt be my No.1 when I need a place to stay close to Manhattan.

    June 2014
  • Yukiko and her family were great hosts. No matter which question we had they were of great help. The place was clean and looked exactly as in the (website hidden), towels and shampoo were available. And the separate entrance made it easy to come and go without disturbing the hosts.
    The PATH train which takes you to 33rd or WTC is in walking distance, although the WTC station is closed on weekends. The Newport Mall and a grocery were also in walking distance. The good thing about shopping in NJ is no tax on clothing or shoes.
    We'll definitely recommend this place and our next stay will be there again.

    June 2014
  • It is really a sweet place. Excellent environment, private and clean only for you. The landlord is so nice to let us park extra time after we moved out so I can go the interview.

    June 2014
  • Wir waren 6 Tage bei Yukiko in New Jersey. Die Wohnung an sich ist hübsch und für 2 Leute wirklich groß. Die Gegend ist recht ruhig und nach NYC kommt man wie Heinz vor uns bereits beschrieben hat auch problemlos. Was man jedoch bedenken sollte ist, dass man immer 2 Tickets benötigt: Eins um nach NYC reinzukommen (path train) und dann noch eins um in NYC von A nach B zu kommen (metro) - je nachdem was man sich angucken möchte. Außerdem schade fanden wir die kaum eingerichtete Küche was Selbstversorgung schwer macht.
    Zu Yukiko hatten wir außer bei der Anreise und der Verabschiedung keinerlei Kontakt. Bei unserer Frage nach einem Taxi hat sie uns eins bestellt, was wir sehr nett fanden. Man sollte sich darauf einstellen, wie ja angegeben, dass sie mehrmals täglich Klavier spielt, und die kleine Tochter sich gerne viel bewegt und die Wohnung, die sich ja direkt über einem befindet, doch recht hellhörig ist.

    June 2014
  • I recently stayed 2 nights in this unit. First day there is NO AC in the unit at all. We were not informed about it. Upon requesting we were provided couple of table fans but it was too hot that nite and we had hard time sleeping. Second day the owner (email hidden) inside the unit and that served only the front room.There is a second room (hall split) and there is no AC. If you are using both the rooms then it would be an issue.

    The owners response of the AC issue was below and I felt it was rude.

    "Sorry for No AC. We did't expect the weather to be too hot for you and some guest cannot live without it"

    If you are deciding between Cost Vs Comfort, this place would help save the cost compromising comfort. The unit looks great only in the pictures.

    June 2014
  • Location was a 12 minute walk from the PATH station, 15 minutes if you're doing a leisurely stroll. There were plenty of restaurants and cafés around the area too. The space was perfect and accessible. Because of the separate entrance you don't have to worry about bothering anyone when you get home late at night. Yukiko did inform us that she played piano and that her baby wakes up early but this never troubled us as we weren't light sleepers. Plus, after doing a lot of walking in the city, we slept like the dead.

    After the initial meeting, Yukiko left us alone but she was very easy to get in touch with, just a doorbell or airbnb message away. Our stay was very pleasant and issue-free. Would recommend this space for couples or an adult group. The 12-minute walk to the PATH station might tire younger kids who are past the stroller age.

    June 2014
  • Yukiko and Milan were great hosts. Accommodating and hands off. The area is a short walk to the PATH train with plenty of restaurants. Place looks exactly like the photos.

    May 2014
  • Everything was perfect!
    Neat! Clean!
    Great hosts!
    And it was great to have parking too!
    I would recommend this !

    May 2014
  • Die Wohnunug liegt in Jersey City, ca. 25 Minuten zu Fuß von der Path-Train-Station Newport entfernt. In der näheren Umgebung (ca. 750 m) gibt es einen kleinen Markt und eine Pizzaria. In der Nähe der Newport-Station gibt es einen rieseigen Supermarkt und eine Mall, in denen man alles bekommt, um zu "überleben".Mit dem Pathtrain ist man dann binnen weniger Minuten in Midtown (33. Straße) oder am WTC. Die Wohnunh ist für 4 Personen mit Betten ausgestattet, sind es mehr Gäste muss eine Luftmatraze hinzugezogen werden. Handtücher, Badetücher und Bettwäsche wird von Yukiko bereitgestellt. Die Gegend ist sehr ruhig, so dass man die erlebnisreichen und vielleicht anstrengenden Tage in New York durch ausreichenden und nicht durch Straßenlärm unterbrochenen Schlaf kompensieren kann. Zu Yukiko selbst hatten wir wenig Kontakt. Fragen oder Anliegen (fehlender Korkenzieher oder Bestellung eines Taxis zum Flughafen) wurden höflich und absolut zeuverlässig geklärt. Es kam für die Taxibestellung sogar eine schriftliche Bestätigung per E-Mail.Insgesamt hatten wir die Wohnung mit 5 Personen (3 Erwachsene und 2 Jugendliche) bewohnt. Alles klappte hervorragend und es reichte vom Platz her aus. Die Klamotten haben wir in den Koffern gelassen, da keine Schränke vorhanden sind. Auch fehlt es in der Küche an Tellern, Tassen und Besteck, für den Fall, dass man z.B. frühstücken möchte. Wir werden bei unserem nächsten Aufenthalt in New York wieder diese Unterkunft für uns in Anspruch nehmen wollen. Denn Preis-Leistungstechnisch kommt man kaum günstiger an eine ruhige Bleibe in der näheren Umgebung des Big Apple.

    April 2014
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I am a proud mom of a little girl and a wife of an amazing hubby. In the house, we speak English, Japanese, Bulgarian, and little Spanish. I love traveling, music, meeting new people, and knitting. I love New York, New Jersey, and my house. I know our place is priced lower than it's value, but we decide to use it to serve people until our kid(s) grow up. My wish here at Airbnb is to help travelers with having memorable visit in NYC and NJ.
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