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2 out of 5
415 38th Street, Union City, NJ
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Jan 27 - Jan 28

Situated in Union City, this hostel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from The High Line Park and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Madison Square Garden. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center ...

2.9/5 (437 reviews)

"Relaxing, convenient."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

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International House - NYC
2 out of 5
84 Carlton Ave, Jersey City, NJ
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Located in The Heights, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Journal Square, Newport Mall and Newport Center Mall. Liberty State Park and One World Trade ...

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Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
3.5 out of 5
500 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, NJ
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.1/5Very Good! (2,079 reviews)

"The person at the front desk was very nice and pleasant. Wifi that i payed for didnt work correctly. Outside of that my stay was good."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson
Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson
4 out of 5
2 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,955 reviews)

"This property provides the best views of New York City!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott North Bergen
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott North Bergen
2.5 out of 5
1707 69th Street, North Bergen, NJ
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.6/5Wonderful! (670 reviews)

"i have been there twice and i have no complaints at all. GREAT !!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott North Bergen
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for low-cost places to stay in Jersey City, a hostel could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few shapes and sizes, but they all have three main qualities in common:

  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

By choosing a hostel in Jersey City, you can spend less on accommodation and set aside more of your budget for exploring during your stay. You'll find football and other activities to enjoy, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Jersey City?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 13° C and night-time temperatures average -4° C
  • April-June: 30° C is the daytime average and 4° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 30° C and night-time averages are around 12° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 22° C during the day and -3° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1175 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Jersey City?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • Ellis Island
  • Statue of Liberty
Natural Features
  • Van Vorst Park
  • Meluso Park
  • Hamilton Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Jersey City Museum
  • Loew's Jersey Theater
  • Hoboken Historical Museum

In general, Jersey City is known for its:

  • Skyscrapers
  • Riverfront
  • Parks
  • Football
  • Shopping

How to Get to Jersey City and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. Another option is Teterboro, NJ (TEB), situated 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transport to get around. Head to Bergenline Avenue Station to catch the metro. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Jersey City Grove St. Station, Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station or Jersey City Harborside Financial Center Station.