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Featured Hostels in Jersey City

The Echo NYC
2 out of 5
415 38th Street, Union City, NJ
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Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Port Imperial Ferry Terminal, Hoboken Waterfront and The High Line Park. Meadowlands Exposition ...

2.9/5 (452 reviews)

"I liked the artwork on the walls and stairwells. I didn’t like that there was no hot water. I liked getting to know the staff and I felt welcome."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

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Other property types in Jersey City

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
3.5 out of 5
500 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, NJ
The price is Rs9,192 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,276 reviews)

"Yes it was great my daughter and I enjoyed ourselves and the view was great too"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Hyatt House Jersey City
Hyatt House Jersey City
3 out of 5
1 Exchange Pl, Jersey City, NJ
The price is Rs11,330 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (742 reviews)

"I had a great stay here. The hotel overall is beautiful and its right on the water front with an amazing view of Lower Manhattan. There are tons of food options around and the room I stayed in was pretty big and had a fully equipped kitchen. I didn't give it a perfect score because there was only ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2020

Hyatt House Jersey City
Residence Inn by Marriott Weehawken
Residence Inn by Marriott Weehawken
3 out of 5
100 Ferry Way, Weehawken, NJ
The price is Rs7,086 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (637 reviews)

"The hotel was great but my only complaint is that I didn’t have any cell phone service to recieve or make calls. As soon as I went to my room all my bars were gone."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Weehawken
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Jersey City?
By going with a hostel, you can reduce your spending on lodging and use more of your money for fun things to do during your holiday. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but all of them have three main things in common, including low prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Jersey City?
While you’re choosing a place to stay, take a look at this top hostel in Jersey City: The Echo NYC - Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens.
What's the weather like in Jersey City?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 2°C. Average annual rainfall for Jersey City is 1175 mm.
What is there to see and do in Jersey City?
Generally, Jersey City is known for its skyscrapers, rivers and parks. Major attractions include Liberty State Park, Ellis Island and One World Trade Center. Get out into nature with places such as Hoboken Waterfront, The Meadowlands and Hamilton Park. Cultural attractions include Liberty Science Center, Jersey City Museum and Loew’s Jersey Theater.
What's the best way to get around Jersey City?
You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) away. Another option is New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you may want to make use of public transport. Head to Bergenline Avenue Station to catch the metro. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Jersey City Grove St. Station, Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station or Jersey City Harborside Financial Center Station.