7 Vacation Rentals In Jersey City, New Jersey - Updated 2024

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New Jersey is only a hop, skip, and jump away from New York, one of the most exciting cities in the world, yet it feels as though it can be another world–complete with quirky beachside boardwalks, roaring oceans, quiet forests, and hidden waterfalls which cascade down the northern end of the state. New Jersey itself is bordered by 130 miles (209.21 km) of Atlantic coastline, this small, bustling state has much to offer visitors from surfing the wild Atlantic waters to riding the roller coaster at the Fantasy Land amusement park, with all of the fun and frivolity of New York only a short train ride away. Accommodation in New Jersey ranges from city apartments to luxury townhouses, with something to suit all budgets. Continue reading below to find top vacation rentals in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 08, 2024.

1. Elegant apartment in a historic brick condo near Manhattan (from USD 183)

This simple yet elegant apartment offers more than just a place to crash on your next visit to Jersey, it also provides you with the most relaxing stay. The pad is on the second floor of a beautiful, historical brick building located in the vibrant part of town near upscale restaurants and shops. It’s also just a few blocks from the PATH subway to Manhattan.

The apartment comes with lavish furnishings and modern appliances. It has two comfy queen beds and a sofa bed, sleeping up to four guests, and features central heating and cooling. The high-speed WiFi and 55-inch OLED TV with a Blu-ray player and HBO offer great indoor entertainment.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
151 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ken has everything necessary for comfortable stay
the bed is comfortable as is the sofa
absolutely looovvveedddd the kitchen it was the best kitchen i’ve had in an airbnb yet
perfect location and phenomenal apartment- it's absolutely beautiful- and immaculate
this is a very comfortable place to stay with everything you need
sparkly clean equipped with everything needed
the apartment was very clean and well-stocked
the apartment was very clean
very clean cozy and modern place would definitely stay again
this apartment is absolutely fabulous it is beautifully set up and everything was exceptionally clean and gorgeous
ken is a great host
ken is a wonderful host he replied quickly to our questions
ken is very welcoming helpful host
ken is a great and efficient host
he was super responsive and helpful throughout the stay
great location walking distance to local shops restaurants and public transportation
the location is also great
amazing restaurants within walking distance
excellent location to boot
it's in a great location
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2. Plush flat with views of the NYC skyline (from USD 81)

Imagine waking up, pulling the curtains open and seeing the infamous NYC skyline sprawling in front of you. This dream can become real life with this charming New Jersey apartment situated in Jersey city. This one-bedroom apartment is the perfect place to base yourself if you want to be both close to the city and have the quiet charm of neighbourhood life. This home comes with a fully equipped kitchen, a large bright bedroom, and a comfortable living space. To obtain even better views of the city, head up to Brooklyn Heights Promenade which has stunning views over Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
101 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with and incredible view
this is a beautiful apartment with stunning views of manhattan
our stay was comfortable with a good view of the new york skyline
it was a great apartment with a beautiful view on the skyline with a nice sunrise every morning
very beautiful and characteristic apartment with spacious rooms and a great view of manhattan
super clean space to stay
the apartment is clean with many thoughtful extras
the cleaning service does a superb job everything was spotless
place was super clean
the apartment was very clean tidy and organised
friendly hosts who have an amazing home
lots of information and help given by the host
excellent accommodation and great hosts
he was kind helpful and accommodating
the hosts are very nice people that really take care for their guests well being
location is near newark airport so that is definitely a plus
liberty state park within walking distance
enough walking time (25 min) from grove metro station to relax from busy new york city
safe neighborhood a lot to see when walking
grove steet is a great place to eat
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3. Lovely apartment with bright lights

This home is close to the blinding lights of New York City, but has retained the cosy feel of a small neighbourhood apartment. This one-bedroom home is entirely furnished, complete with hardwood floors, central heating, and a fully equipped kitchen. It is doubtful that you will be in this apartment much for anything other than sleep with so much to do in the surrounding areas–from the dazzling lights of Times Square to the quiet intercity paradise of Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, which are a short drive away from this New Jersey home–it is still a nice place to go back to and rest.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
209 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the transport connection from their apartment to manhatten is great
wifi + netflix was awesome for relaxing after a long day exploring
even though they had the heater enough blankets would have been nice
juan was really awesome we had problems with the heater around 2 am in the morning and responded quickly
very clean and well-equipped
the apartment is really clean and cool
excellent accommodation clean space quick communication and a friendly face
it's a nice and clean apartment
it was very clean and decorated very nicely
quick responses and friendly
juan was an amazing host
juan was a good host
juan is a great host
hosts are wonderful and friendly
super close to nyc
close to new york by bus easy location and good price
easy access to bus
secure building and quiet
great apartment and great location
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4. Stylish city apartment with garden

This stylish, quirky apartment which is ideal for up to four people has everything that you will need for a comfortable stay in New Jersey. The apartment is packed full of character, from the colourful interiors to the garden which comes to life from spring to autumn. This apartment is the ideal place to situate yourself whilst you explore the surrounding areas, especially Newport Mall which is only a short ride away from the apartment. This shopping complex has everything you could want, whether it’s big splurges or souvenirs to take home.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
165 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning is great in the bedroom but struggles to cool the whole house
the fridge tv microwave a/c and all the amenities worked great during our stay
her place is very clean has all of the amenities you need with a very comfortable bed
absolutely amazing stay at katie’s apartment
we loved the look of the apartment
apartment is very clean and nicely decorated
everything was spotlessly clean and the bed was so comfortable
the apartment was clean and extremely comfortable
her apartment is clean and comfortable
her place was adorable clean & reasonably priced
katie and john were great hosts with amazing hospitality
great host katie and john made you feel at home with the care package
she and her husband were very responsive to any questions i had
katie was the absolute perfect host
beautiful apartment with a really professional host
amazing distance to manhattan and very close to the ferry
great location between new jersey and manhattan
close to all transportation to nyc and easy to use
the apt itself was cute and quirky (like the ad says) and the location was decent
super cute and great location for spending the day in nyc and attending a game at citi stadium
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5. Traditional brownstone apartment

Brownstone apartments are in high demand in New York and the surrounding areas, and it’s easy to see why with their incredible aesthetic and exposed brick walls. You can stay in your very own brownstone apartment with this queen-sized New Jersey home, ideal for two people who want to explore New Jersey and New York in style. Take a trip to the top of the Empire State Building and watch as the skyline falls away beneath you as you fall in love with this stunning region. Remember to try and see if you can see the house from the top.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
204 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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great apartment filled with everything you may need
however once you get into the apt it is a welcome oasis
this apartment was an absolute treat better than the pictures very warm in the frosty christmas weather
when we had flight troubles he helped make our late arrival even more special and comfortable
we loved the bathroom and the bedroom was just perfect
everything was clean and amazing
apt was clean and tidy
very clean very comfortable and cosy
the place itself was clean and beautiful and had a lot of charm
this rental is exactly the way the pictures look and it was very clean when we arrived
amer was a great host
amer was a fantastic friendly host
amer is a lovely host
amer is a great host
amer is a truly wonderful host
the location is great
a beautiful apartment very close to nyc
the neighbourhood was alright easy walk to the bus stop just slightly further to jordan square path station
amer’s place was incredible the location is in a great area
nice location near lincoln park and not too far from the train into the city
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6. Sleek Jersey city residence close to Manhattan

This New Jersey city apartment is the perfect accommodation for six people sharing two rooms and a pull-out futon bed. This apartment has everything you will need for a relaxing stay, from a fully equipped kitchen to a well-appointed bathroom including a bath tub to relax in after long days exploring the city. If you’re seeking an alternative to exploring New York City, then be sure to pay a visit to The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre. This theatre housed in a historic building showcases old films and live shows.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
161 reviews  
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi environment is also good
comfortable bed and mattress
the main bed is amazingly comfortable
we would recommend turning point for breakfast or lunch; great food and beautiful view
the common area is large and comfortable with wifi tv refrigerator and a full kitchen
the house itself is very clean and spacious
it was clean and comfortable with a nice ambiance
clean affordable space in decent neighborhood
it was clean and we had everything what we needed
the webster was clean organized and beauty
emily is a good host
emily was a great host
emily was a great host
emily is a good host
emily was a great host
good place convenient location
great value for being so close to the city
it is a good location for visiting ny and nearby places
great place very clean and close to the bus stop to take bus to new york city
this is a well-located place and great for the price
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7. Cosy private city home

This cosy city home is the perfect place to base yourself if you’re seeking to be close to the city but don’t want to compromise having home comforts. This home comes complete with two bedrooms with bunk beds for youngsters. For those who are young at heart, there’s also a backyard and decking area which is ideal for barbecues. New Jersey was once the place that welcomed many immigrants into America, with boats filtering past the Statue of Liberty to Ellis Island, where many people were vetted before starting their new lives; it’s an interesting visit and one that you shouldn’t miss out on whilst staying in New Jersey.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
284 reviews  
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast internet and a good tv
the tv set up and wi-fi were also great
the house is charming and comfortable on the inside with good amenities
the house had an amazing touch enough beds for everyone to sleep comfortable
it's a beautiful comfortable space that is perfectly set up to enjoy
very clean and welcoming
the apartment was very clean and spacious
house is clean and cozy
the place is very clean and homey
i loved the cleanliness and stylish space
the host were very helpful
hosts were amazing thank you
a very nice home and the host was very prompt is responding to messages
our hosts nick and brianne were helpful and always a phone call away
brianne is an amazing host
be expecting an nice cute place
awesome place to stay and great location
the house is near the train station so it was really easy to move to nyc
path station is in 20 minutes from house so it's easy to explore big apple from there
i would recommend this place to stay if you are near the area
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New Jersey, gateway to New York City

With these great accommodation options, New Jersey is the perfect place to base yourself if you want to explore NYC but still have the charm of neighbourhood life. NYC is only a short train ride or ferry away, whilst New Jersey City has everything that you will need to keep yourself busy. Be sure to make the most of your time in this vibrant part of America.

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