About this apartment :
This is a 3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms apartment is on the 2nd floor of a lovely 2 family brick house. Completely renovated and furnished in a modern, comfortable manner.
About your room : Private bedroom Queen size bed, TV free WIFI, closet and dresser, and your own private bathroom.
Sharing nice and gourmet kitchen, nice living room and dinning room, with laundry room ( washer and dryer in the garage).
Minutes from the subway that takes you right into Manhattan in 10 minutes to WTC and 20 minutes to 33rd Street! Direct Bus #119 From NYC Port Authority to the house for only $3 on Gate#1
Direct Access to all the Touristic sites: World Trade Center, Wall Street, Statue of Liberty, Village, Chelsea, Midtown. Taxi stations are very near, and it is easy to get to from the Newark airport.
Local stores in the area provide all you need for your stay. It is easy and safe to park on the street. Also of interest are the Filipinos district of Jersey City with good restaurants, and the beautiful historical downtown with the best view on Manhattan.
About your hosts: Friendly married couple who live in the apartment on the 1st floor with our 3 boys, we love soccer and Arsenal is our favorite team.
Here are few ways you can get from JFK to Jersey City,NJ or Newark liberty to Jersey City via public transportation .
JFK to Jersey City
A ) - AIRTRAIN/SUBWAY/PATH
Take the AirTrain from JFK to the Howard Beach station. From there you will exit and get on the subway (NYC Subway). Take the ( A train) heading into Manhattan. Get off at CHAMBERS STREET. Walk two blocks to the WORLD TRADE CENTER PATH (NYC/NJ subway) Station. Take the PATH (Newark train- NWK or Journal Square- JQ). You have two stops you can get off at;
1) EXCHANGE PLACE (3 minutes on PATH); from here walk to the Light-Rail station ( 2 minutes ) and take the light rail ( west-side direction ) and get off at the last stop ( WEST-SIDE STOP ) walk outside and go up the block at Claremont avenue. ( $ 2.20, 20 minutes)
2) JOURNAL SQUARE (10 minutes on PATH); from here you can take a taxi outside the station ( 7-10 dollars, 10 minutes ) or you can take any of the fallowing buses going toward BAYONNE ; # 10, Get off at the corner of JFK boulevard and Claremont Ave, walk down the block ( 1 minutes).# 80, # 440 , get off at the corner of West-Side avenue and Claremont avenue, walk up the block ( 5 minutes.)
Fare is $5, subway fare is $2.25, and PATH trip runs $1.75. You can pay all 3 fares with a Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard, which can be purchased at a MetroCard vending machine at most transit stations.
Offers discount cards or SmartLink Card ($5 card fee): 10 trips/$13.00 reduces to $1.30 per ride. Note: Weekly/Monthly unlimited MetroCards not accepted on PATH. Both SmartLink and MetroCards may be purchased at the nearest PATH station. AirTrain, Subway and PATH run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Sample fares for all airports listed under transportation. By taxi, approximately 45 minutes, with no traffic. . ( Note: ask the driver in advance who covers the cost for the toll )
C) - NEW YORK AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS
Departure is every 20 to 30 minutes. NY Airport Express Bus is Located at the Bus Terminal- board bus for Penn Station- NYC (34th & 7th). At Penn Station exit and take the PATH train (33rd & 6th) – one avenue and a block away. Take the PATH (JSQ train) to Journal Square station (Jersey City). Get off at Journal Square and walk to Journal Square Transportation center (2 minutes). There take any of the fallowing buses going towards BAYONNE ; # 10, Get off at the corner of JFK boulevard and Claremont Ave, walk down the block ( 1 minutes).# 80, # 440 , get off at the corner of West-Side avenue and Claremont avenue, walk up the block ( 5 minutes.) You can also take a taxi from Journal Square. (Cost around 7- 10 dollars, 7 minutes).
You are welcome to our house, treat it like it is yours! We just ask you to follow these few basic rules: No smoking inside the house, yes even in the bathroom! And please do the dishes before leaving and take the garbage out. Thank you!
All good...nice atmosphere, clean room and pretty new. Will be there again
I didn't even stay at the place because of the inconveniences. I didn't get my money back even though I spoke with the host (which I never saw) and again I didn't even spend one night at this location. Overall, make sure you see where it is you're staying before you decide to stay at this place.
Fue la primera vez que visitaba Nueva York y sentía un poco de miedo por que no conocía la ciudad. Nansha ayudo mucho, me indicó donde hacer el mercado, donde tomar el bus y esto hizo mi estancia mucho más fácil.
overall my experience was good. I did not spend too much in the room since I was working most of the time. I really liked the fact that the room has private bath and TV. The room was clean. the bottom line this room served my need for the price i payed for.
Judith and Etiane are wonderful hosts. Etiane really goes the extra mile and is on site to help with anything and everything. The neighborhood was perfect for easy parking and public transportation. I loved having my own bathroom! It was a treat to stay and I hope to return.
This was really an ideal place for me. There is so much space in Judith's apartments! It was great to be in Jersey City and still have a huge kitchen, living room, a back deck, plenty of parking, and a private bathroom. I was working in downtown Manhattan, so the commute was about 40 min, and a bit harder for midtown and other areas, but I didn't mind because the JC light rail is so nice and because this place is so far west, it was easy to get out of JC (by car or bus) to other areas of NJ (beach, etc) or Newark airport. It was also close to Liberty State Park/Ellis and Liberty Island which are beautiful.
The area is not the "trendy" new part of JC, and it was a little frustrating to have to travel to other areas for shopping and restaurants, but it was worth the peace and quiet. The neighborhood is just full of families and kids with very little traffic. I felt safe, especially being on the third floor. The only downside was a neighbor's dog that barked all night every night, but a room toward the front of the apt or earplugs could avoid that.
Etienne, Judith's friend who hosted, was very helpful and generous, though he does have his hands full with the number of people coming and going. The place has a way of bringing together kind and interesting people from all over the world. I never had any issues with my roommates.
It was also generally kept very clean and was like an oasis compared to the dirty city outside. I always looked forward to coming home after a long hot day in NY. It's a great place to stay, and I would totally do it again.
PRIME! You're right near public transportation literally. From the front door, if you walk to the right, you're at the light rail at the end of the street and if you walk to the left, you're at the bus station. The #10 will take you straight to Journal Square where the PATH train is. The 119 only runs during the weekday and I never took it so I couldn't tell you about it. Just be cognizant of delays on all public transportation on the weekends and at night (this happens in NYC also). Also, the area could look sketchy when you first come to it but all of Jersey City pretty much looks like that unless you're in downtown or Hoboken. I never had any safety issues and I was out pretty late on a few nights. At night, I recommend taking a taxi from journal square. It will only cost you like 7 bucks so it's worth it.
Very nice. The decorations are very nice and homely. My room was very spacious and I had cable and internet. The shared area is nice also and the other roommates are good at cleaning up after themselves. The washer and dryer is downstairs and like any other house, just use it in non-prime hours. The walls are kinda thin but the other tenants are quite respectful of each other and aren't too noisy.
Judith wasn't there but her husband Nansha is so nice! He was always willing to lend a helping hand and even came to get me from Journal Square after I got lost. He also took me back to the airport when I left because super shuttle didn't come to the area. He was always willing to answer questions and fixed things if needed very promptly. We also had a social outing that most of the roommates came to which was super fun.
I would stay here again and plan to once me moving to NJ is confirmed.
I highly recommend you staying at Nansha and Judith's place!!
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Welcome to Nansha and Judith
I am a citizen of the world, born in DR Congo, raise in France and living my American dream; I love food, traveling, people from all part of the world. Proud mother of four boys, i love cooking for my family, cleaning decorating and redecorating. My husband and I love soccer Arsenal is our favorite team.
Binvenue Chez Nansha et Judith
Je suis une citoyenne du monde, né en République démocratique du Congo, grandis en France et vivant mon rêve américain, j'adore la cuisine, les voyages, les gens de toutes les régions du monde. Fière maman de quatre garçons, j'aime cuisiner pour ma famille, la décoration et ré-décorer, le nettoyage. Mon mari et moi adorons le football Arsenal est notre équipe favorite.