There are no shortage of accommodation options in New Jersey, including a wide number of rental properties available for short-term lets.
With its long stretch of Atlantic coastline, the north-eastern U.S. state is a popular destination that attracts visitors from far and wide. For those who prefer the ‘home from home’ comforts of a private residential property over a hotel, there are many short-term rentals on offer – many of which can be found in the bustling riverside destination of Jersey City. We’ve picked out 4 of the best online resources for finding a short-let in Jersey City and across the entire state.
Booking.com are our favourite pick for short-stay apartments in New York for anything from a few days to a few weeks. One of the world’s biggest aggregator platforms, while it is mainly known as a hotel booking website it also has a significant number of apartments listed. When we searched for short-stay options in New Jersey, we found over 150 available, starting at around $90 per night for a studio apartment in the South Brunswick Terrace neighbourhood of Monmouth Junction. Searching is easy too – all you need is to select for ‘apartments’ on the filter section on the left-hand page and you’ll be shown all the available apartments for your specified dates. Booking.com also offer a Best Price Guarantee as well as a dedicated reviews section.
Founded in 2013, Blueground offer fully-furnished apartments with flexible leases for stays of one month or longer. Unlike Booking.com, stays of more than a month come with significant savings, as the longer your stay the cheaper the rates become. In New Jersey, the company currently list 40 apartments, and when we conducted a search we found prices from $2,890 per month for a one-bed apartment in Jersey City. Their professionally-managed, turnkey properties include everything from studios to one and two-bed apartments. The online booking process is easy and there’s also a 24-hour support service accessed via a guest app. It should be noted that to find properties in New Jersey, you need to select for New York metro area on the filter.
Homelike is principally aimed at business travellers and foreigners looking for accommodation for a month or longer. The platform has a clean and easy-to-use interface with high-resolution photography and icons that clearly show amenities. Since its launch, the platform has come a long way and in Jersey City has several apartments for rent, including some private rooms for people seeking a flat-sharing arrangement. On our chosen dates, we found options dotted across the area, starting at $3,201 per month for a one-bed furnished apartment close to the city centre. For cheaper options, there are also several flat shares.
Founded in 2017 with the aim of simplifying the traditional housing experience for the new generation of renters, June Homes have quickly gained an impressive reputation in the mid to long-term rentals sector. They work with owners of a variety of property types including studios, multi-bedrooms, multiple units, and entire buildings. One of their main selling points is that clients can choose to rent furnished or unfurnished and rent a whole apartment or simply a room of their choice. The company can also match you with other roommates, and offer a range of add-on services, as well as a dedicated 24/7 support team. In Jersey City, they have currently have 10 rooms listed, with rates starting at $1,000 per month southwest of downtown.