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Family Friendly 2+ Bedroom 15 min to NYC

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2+ Bedroom Apartment Super Close to NY

Sunny, fresh & clean 2+ bdrm1 bath 2nd floor apartment 3 blocks from 24/7 bus to Times Square area then walk to Empire State Building, Top of The Rock, Highline, Central Park,etc. Full kitchen, dining area, reliable and fast wifi. Family friendly.

We used to live in Manhattan, and now we make Union City our home. Why? Larger apartments, as fast or faster to get into the city (faster than traveling on the express train from Harlem), and a great neighborhood vibe.

Benefits:

* Fully equipped apartment where you can relax with your friends and family after a long day in the city.

* Towels, linens, bedding provided

* Fast dependable wifi

* Private keypad code for you only, no keys to lose

* 24/7 super easy access to Manhattan, buses go every 2 min, $3 per trip

* Walk home from bus or walk in neighborhood safely, very low crime area

* Supermarket, great pub, bakery, water park, restaurants, city skyline view all in walking distance.

We hope that you'll come stay with us and discover for yourself how crazy it is to be in a different state, but yet so close that it takes you only 15 minutes to get into Times Square.

Additional Details:

This 2 family building has two apartments, and we live downstairs. Your second level apartment has 2 + bedrooms, a full bath, fully equipped kitchen and a small garage for your car.

FOR FAMILIES: Babies and kids are considered guests and are to be included in the guest count.

Room breakdown:

Room 1 faces south and you can leave the blinds up and the windows open, there is nobody looking in. This room has a large closet, a queen size bed with side tables and reading lamps.

Room 2 is in the middle, it also has has a large closet, a queen size bed with side tables and reading lamps.

Room 3 is the smallest, this is great for kids - this room has a trundle bed so it's set up a single bed and can be converted to a queen size bed. We don't indicate this as a "full bedroom", as without a closet in the room it's not a legal bedroom.

We have a brand new sofa pull out bed (not a futon) in the living room for additional sleeping spaces. There is also a leather sectional couch in the living room although this is NOT a sleeping space. If additional sleeping space is required we will provide you with an air mattress.

ABOUT PAYMENT:

Many ask about the price and extra fees and how to pay. When you put in the dates and number of people you will get our total cost. There are no taxes on top of this, but VRBO adds their fee.

All the payments are safely made with credit card when booking.

Bookings with us are done with the "strict" cancellation policy and all cancellations should be done through VRBO. This being said, if we manage to re-rent the place the nights you have canceled we can give a bigger refund to you than what the strict cancellation policy dictates. The earlier you cancel the bigger the chance that we will find other guests.

This is a quiet residential one way street running east. The neighborhood is a mix of South and Central Americans and also home to a large Hasidic Jewish community. You can walk home from the bus at any time, day or night, without problem. There are good restaurants nearby, a huge supermarket a 5 min walk away, and the most stunning skyline views you'll ever see at the end of the street.

To confirm that you have read the entire description, please include the secret word "rockefeller" in your inquiry to me.

More Details

Owner
Maria
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

What makes this apartment unique

We must know in advance if you are intending to drive to us and will require parking.

Our driveway is narrow, and measures 82". My husband drives a Ford Edge and his car fits.

Parking in the neighborhood is not easy, and a visitor permit is required. You can only park for a maximum of two hours without a permit. We have to arrange for visitor parking permits, so advance notice is necessary to make sure that we have a visitor pass ready for you. If we don't know in advance that you'll need a visitor permit, then you will have to allow us time to make arrangements for a permit for you.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Location was great. Very close to the City and the Buses into the City were amazing, super fast into the city and drop you off right in the middle of Manhattan which is great. Everyone should use them. Apartment is very good size and held our group of 7 with a 2 year old very comfortably. Maria's referrals were great as well including our driver Jose who picked us up promptly at 4:45AM on Thanksgiving morning for the parade and the restaurant recommendation for Thanksgiving dinner.
Nov 2016
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Amenities

Union City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Twin bed converts to queen
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Family Friendly 2+ Bedroom 15 min to NYC
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 16 reviews
Shillingstone, Dorset, UK
4

Quiet haven away from Manhatten madness

  • 4 of 5

Good sized apartment and clear communication with Maria. She was very helpful about our luggage storage on our last day and was friendly and available at all times.

The area is interesting and transport links to the city are very easy and cheap. Congestion through the tunnel can make it a half hour journey at worst. We used the Community Lines buses where you can get tickets at the Port Authority Bus Station window 23 for $2.75 a ride.

The onsite laundry is a real bonus, the sofas are really comfy, and there is plenty of space for a family of four in the apartment. The kitchen is well stocked.

Downstairs the apartment is also rented out so there can be noise and sometimes the other tenants did not lock the outer door.

The only downsides to the apartment are that the third bedroom has no air conditioning and there is no cable TV (although there was a wire and a remote control!).

We stayed for 2 weeks and really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place, convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place, with a quick commute into Manhattan. Maria is very accomodating; all of her recommendations and instructions were spot on! Will definitely stay here again when we return to NYC

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Plenty of space and easy commute to NYC

  • 5 of 5

Really clean, good facilities and 10 mins from midtown New York.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Close and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin! Even before arriving, Maria sent detailed information on the area, how to get to the property, and made herself available to answer any questions. Once we arrived, it was no different treatment. Her main focus is to ensure her guests are happy and comfortable. She texted and called to make sure we made it to the right bus and even met us at the bus stop that is very close to the property. We walked back to the apartment (yes, the bus stops are that close) Booklets, pamphlets, and many nearby food options were available as well. Very minor requests we made were addressed immediately. Our stay was a very comfortable one. Thank you Maria and Jay for making our trip so enjoyable!! We HIGHLY recommend this property. No need to stay in expensive Manhattan, when you can stay here and be a short bus ride away. Our next visit to NYC will definitely include staying at Maria and Jay’s place!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weehawken
5

Nice host, great stay

  • 5 of 5

Nice house, exactly like the pictures. My kids were excited that Maria let them pick some flowers from the yard. Plenty of space for our family - parents and 4 kids. Best part is the big kitchen, everyone was able to congregate around the island. The city bus is closer to the house, but we only took it once. I love the little jitneys, there was always one waiting and it was fast. Tip for families - if you have a small child, sit them on your lap and you don't have to pay their fare.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family gathering in NY

  • 5 of 5

Great stay

Amazing host

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Newark
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Maria Mentiras
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Port Imperial Weehawken
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Hoboken
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Five Star Thai
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $250

All guests, including children, must be noted on guest count.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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