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This apartment is totally independent and not shared with anyone.
We are located 15 minutes to Manhattan.
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 as big as this one for this price.
There are many buses going direct to the City in the heart of Times Square. 24/hrs bus services to the City. The bus stop is just around the corner from the house.
Transportation is probably underrated. There are about 3 -4 major bus routes which go along the cliff coming into port authority in about 20 min. There is a free bus to a ferry at the bottom of the cliff which comes round every 10 min. There are also the little jitney buses which come around every few minutes get you into town for about $3. So across the official NJ Transit, the little jitney buses and the ferry you can get into town at any time within about 20 min. Oh yes there is another bus into Hoboken from boulevard east (road on the cliff) as well.
The bus will take you to Port Authority 42nd St subway station (lines A, C, E). This station is a central subway hub and you can easily walk to lines 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q and R. (Important: Subway tickets cost $2.5 per ride but you can buy 7-days unlimited pass at $29)
The apartment is an independent studio located on the garden level of a family house.
It is equipped with bed linens, towel and private bath.
The neighborhood is very safe and is located a block away from million dollar houses.
The house is located a block away from Avenue East when you will see breathtaking views of the City. Best panoramic view if you ask me.
Street parking with permit (provided by host)
WI is available as well as cable TV and a fridge
No heavy partying. Please be respectful of our neighbors.
"each city and community grabble with collecting taxes and keeping these short-term guest houses from becoming community party homes with a constant year-round cycle of new faces, new loud music, new license plates. The problem is this: Hotels are generally not on your block. The late-night pool parties or the drunken arguments don’t affect us. This is a community, we have the right to a good night's sleep. We have the right to feel safe and we have the right to our privacy. We don’t envy the tourists, we want them to see the area, enjoy Manhattan and its surrounding, but in return, can we have some respect? This is our neighborhood 365 days a year. If we didn’t love it and want it to stay beautiful we would probably not have lived here."
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We were very pleased with our stay here. I was surprised to note that there were actually two rooms, not one, with two beds and a couch in one room and the kitchen/bathroom/entrance in the other along with one more double bed. There is a TV in each room with a good selection of channels and wifi. The kitchen is fairly well stocked with dishes, pans, utensils, etc. (bring a can opener if you need one though). The apartment is a little cluttered but for the price, it was fantastic and convenient. There is a little grocery store about two blocks away that is actually very well stocked.
The bus stop is super close and convenient and the ride to Port Authority isn't bad at all. The views of NYC from the road the bus stop is on are absolutely beautiful. Boarding at the Port Authority can be a little confusing the first time--but we just asked someone and they were super nice. Overall, this apartment really was a great choice and we would do it again.
De foto's zijn gedateerd. De kamer ziet er tegenwoordig iets anders uit. Wellicht zelfs beter dan hoe het er op de foto's eruit ziet. Het duurt met de bus inderdaad 15 tot 20 min naar Times Square. Alleen reis niet in de spitstijden, dan kan het gauw anderhalf duren voordat je er bent.
Al met al prima locatie en alles was goed geregeld. Om de hoek heb je een supermarkt, afhaalchinees en nog vele andere. Om het hoekje heb je ook een geweldig uitzicht over manhattan!
Nous avons passé une très bonne semaine.
Il y a eu quelques agréables modifications de disposition des meubles par rapport aux photos.
Le logement était propre.
Merci aux précédents voyageurs qui ont laissé du sucre, du café, de l'huile, ...
L'arrêt de bus à quelques minutes de la maison est bien pratique. Et la vue y est magique. Tous les soirs, en rentrant, on ne se lassait pas d'admirer NY de l'extérieur.
El anuncio es correcto, muy bien dotado, limpio la pasamos genial!!!! El barrio muy seguro y bonito. Estuvimos felices.
Wonderful neighbourhood away from the hustle and bustle of the city but still just minutes walk from restaurants and shops, and a short bus ride to Manhattan. We were highly impressed with the room, especially for the price considering it's proximity to the city. Neighbourhood felt very safe and the host was quick to respond to any questions we had. Having a quiet place to rest after long days exploring the city made our stay perfect!
Awesome place, very close to Manhattan and great vibe in the neighbourhood. Host was very easy going, gave the tour of the place that is self contained and private. We didn't see the host outside of picking up and dropping the keys. The view of Manhattan from boulevard east is the best you will see looking over the Hudson River without the hustle of Manhattan. The bus was super easy and cheap and runs regularly between the apartment and Manhattan. If you get the chance get to the local Cuban restaurant, the food and sangria are awesome. Highly recommend this location for anyone travelling to NYC.
Perfect accommodation located in west NY in New Jersey. Flat is located in basement and it is spacious. Everything was clean. The closest bus station is just 1 minute by walk and Times Square is just 15 - 20 minutes by bus, depends on traffic. Host was kind and nothing was a problem for her. Maybe the nicest thing was the view from the other side of Hudson river to Manhattan. Neighborhood is beautiful and quite. I really recommend this accommodation.
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Even though I have a Japanese name I am actualy American, raised in France.
I speak, English, French and Spanish.
I have spent all of my childhood in a small town in the heart of France and have moved back to the States 15 years ago.
I am married with 3 wonderful children. I enjoy being a host as it is always a pleasure to assist my guests in discovering NYC the City that I love.