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Authentic Shona chevron design is a signature of the Luxury Musasa Suite. The multi-colors are a balance of lush energy with edgy contemporary African chic. We strive to exceed your expectations in value, comfort, convenience, cleanliness & privacy. Book with us soon.

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Beautiful Shona wall are common in many Zimbabwean architecture, art and symbols.

Beautiful Shona wall are common in many Zimbabwean architecture, art and symbols.

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Room type: Private room


Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Musasa suite named after the evergreen lush leaves Musasa tree that provides cooling shade from the hot Southern African sun features olive green color tone with multiple earth tone colors for accessorizing the Shona wall art. Its ideal for 2 people but it big enough for a couple with one kid. The suite offers the view of the private backyard, clean, quiet, private non-smoking accommodation with a spacious walk in closet, in room digital cable LCD-TV, alarm clock radio and beautiful Shona wall art. Access to the suite is through separate entrance on the 2nd floor of our guest level. Towels, Sheets & Toiletries provided in your room. Guests have access to a full shared self-catering kitchen (with basic groceries) and Lounge area. Our guest suites offer 24/7 Wi-Fi internet throughout the building. Street parking available. Easy access to public transportation to NYC, Newark Liberty airport and surrounding attractions. Mushaindoro Hospitality Suites combine the themes of authentic African chic décor with contemporary Western luxury!

Guest Access

Separate, alarmed entrance to house and floor. Guest have keys to their own suite. We have a Property Manager on site 24/7 to open the main door in case you lock yourself out.

Interaction with Guests

Being on a separate floor from Host, guests determine how much interaction they want to have. But form experience, our guest become like family and friends with other guests after staying with us. When our guests are staying in, we love having a regional/international potluck dinners on weekends, where we invite our guests to join the host in cooking their favorite cultural or regional dish and we all sample each other’s cuisine over wine and conversations. Stay with us on weekends and enjoy the hilarious and unpredictable Nollywood (Nigeria) and Ghallywood (Ghana) African movies with other guests or choose to spend some quiet time in the privacy of your room to listen to music, use Wi-Fi or watch TV, HBO or any on-demand movies and shows. Mushaindoro means “home is your jewel” and we are the Jewel of African hospitality. We hope our home will be your jewel experience.

The Neighborhood

Mushaindoro Hospitality suites are a perfect traveler's location for 1) Restaurants - fine & casual dinning; 2) Recreation & Entertainment; and 3) Public transportation to NYC, Newark Liberty International Airport (with access to shuttle services to JFK & LaGuardia); major shopping malls (Jersey Gardens, Short Hills & Livingston); and the major Universities of NJ (Rutgers, Seaton Hall, NJIT, University Hospital, Kean and Montclair Universities). In addition, our photos are Airbnb verified which means, what you see is exactly what our luxury suites offer.

Our restaurants comprise of high-end multicultural restaurants of Maplewood and South Orange villages. Coffee houses, diners, ethnic and gourmet restaurants offer everything from morning coffee and bagels to late night cafe latte. We also have a variety of exotic fast food take-out establishments that deliver like sushi, Chinese, Italian, Ethiopian, Mexican, Caribbean cuisine, Papa John’s, Dominos and many more. Then we have sports bars, and martini bars, and just fun places to hang out for the evening after the bustle of the NYC. Extended stay clients have laundry facilities onsite, scenic jogging parks, gyms and supermarkets that sell everything from American foods, Latin America food, and African foods to East European food varieties! Since we have a self-catering kitchen, you have a choice of supermarkets and specialty food stores, gourmet and prepared foods and we can have an international dinner party if you are stay a while! In the summer there are two farmer's Markets that offer the best in NJ Fresh produce and flowers. Maplewood has the best community pool in the area and we are members and or guests pay $10/adult/visit. Use of nearby public tennis courts and basketball courts are yours to enjoy. Maplewood golf club is a members only facility, but if you want that I can arrange access to other golf courses. Mushaindoro is a walking distance from SOPAC (South Orange Performing Arts) in South Orange, which also houses the Clearview Cinema complex with 5 theaters in addition to art galleries, an Artist's Network, and performance spaces.
If you are a fashionister or shopaholic looking for a bargain shopping establishment with quality stuff? Then Jersey Gardens Mall, the largest outlet mall in the North East USA is your place to go and its 20 minutes away by car which can help arrange. You need at least 2 days to go through the entire mall and the brand name bargains are priceless and beat NYC prices any day!!! Malls opens at 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday, Sundays up to 6:00pm. However, additional fine shopping can be found at Short Hills & Livingston Mall just an hour away on the #70 NJ Transit Bus.

Getting Around

Location is everything and we are situated for the most convenient public transportation everywhere between NY & NJ and within NJ. NJ Transit Train: from Penn Station Manhattan take the Midtown Direct to South Orange Train stop. NJ Transit bus from Port Authority #107X stops in front of the house.
Monthly Passes: Unlimited trips between two rail stations during a calendar month (valid until noon of the first business day of the following month). Can be purchased beginning at 5 p.m. on the 19th of the previous month, through the 10th day of the month for which the pass is valid. You can also sign up for QuikTik to receive your monthly pass by mail. Rail monthly passes can also be used on light rail or bus. Cost $183/pass (Zone 5 Bus) so you can use it for both rail or NJ Transit express 107X. The monthly fare is a 58% discount than the regular daily fare!
NJ Transit bus (#37) from Newark Liberty International or EWR Yellow cabs only a 20 minutes ride.

Other Things to Note

We are near most Universities in the area from midtown Manhattan, NYC to NJ with a stone throw away from Seton Hall University main campus is a 15 minute walking distance from Mushaindoro suites. Rutgers University-Newark Campus and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) downtown Newark is a 30 minute bus ride depending on local traffic. Kean University in Union is about 20 minutes ride and Montclair State University is about 30-35 minutes ride via local highways. FDU - Madison in Morristown is about 40 minutes by car.

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House Rules

No Smoking. No Pets. In consideration to other Guests please No Noise. Eating is allowed in the Kitchen and Lounge area only.

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3 nights minimum stay
Musasa features a walk-in closet, LCD TV with digital cable; CD/Clock Radio and a view to our lovely backyard.

Musasa features a walk-in closet, LCD TV with digital cable; CD/Clock Radio and a view to our lovely backyard.

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About the Host, Tendai Dephine

Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
Member since January 2014


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