About the Homestay

Urban Cosy
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

We are a family opening our doors to foreign students/interns looking for a quiet and safe atmosphere during their stay in this area.
Linen -n- things and wireless connection are included.
Thank you for taking the time to know a little more about our home.
Mrs Clara

Additional Info

Pick up from Newark airport is US$70 and from JFK U$140
E-mail me with any questions or doubts you may have. It would be my pleasure to be your hostess.

The room rate includes the following services: regular room cleaning and internet access

Additional available services at an extra charge (payable directly to your host on arrival):

Pick up service: 140.00 USD one-way
Dinner: 12.00 USD per person per night



House Facilities
  • Bikes for use
  • Patio
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 7 nights

Maximum stay is for 180 nights

Available for given dates

Small BrightBdr
From $35 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Small room very sunny facing the front of the house.

  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
Nightly Price
From $45 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a double room meant for two guests travelling together ONLY

  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
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About the Area

Small town with coffee shops, pharmacies, diners, restaurants, laundromats, pizzerias and much more.
2 supermarkets withing walking distance.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Common sense rules:
clean after using common areas
No loud music, skipe or tv from 10 pm to 6 am Sun- Thur.
No cloth washing in the house
No parties or guests allowed at any time. You safety and ours is the priority.

Smoking is not allowed.

16 Reviews

  • 1424783488 original

    Age 25 - 34

    4 hearts
    July 2017

    Angeneme und freundliche Atmosphäre!
    Die Hostfamilie war immer und gern hilfsbereit.
    Einzieges manko aus meiner Sicht, war die Beeinträchtigung der Privatsphäre durch die lage des Zimmers, welches direckt an das (häufig frequentierte) Wohnzimmer angrenzt

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Clara  in ,

    Lothar, thank you for taking the time to review your stay.

  • 1487736439 original

    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    March 2017

    You fly for 4 thousand miles away home, and all of the sudden you feel at home again!
    Clara, Francis, thank you so much for your warmth, your kindness and your helpfulness.
    And if you, out there, are looking for an inexpensive, comfortable, welcoming accomodation near Manhattan (only 40 minutes) Clara's Home is THE PERFECT PLACE FOR YOU!
    Hope to see you again.
    Thanks for everything.
    Un grande abbraccio.

  • 1425642771 original

    United Kingdom
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    December 2013

    What an amazing place to stay!!! Clara is lovely and makes you feel at home and part of the family! The house is beautiful and I went during Christmas holidays so it was decorated lovely! Clara helps with routes to the city and it's very simple!!
    New Jersey has great shopping such as jersey gardens Ect. I will defiantly be staying again!!! Best holiday!

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    Age 25 - 34

    3.9 hearts
    December 2013

    Alles in allem: super.. Clara und die Familienangehörigen sind super nett und hilfsbereit. ich kann diese Gastfamilie nur empfehlen.

  • 1405210336 original

    Age 55 - 64

    4.5 hearts
    September 2013

    Let me start saying that 30 dollars a day is
    the bargain of one's life.
    Even if the next time i'd choose the upstairs room
    so to keep myself far from the everyday bustle downstairs.
    From Clara you can get to Manhattan using 2 means
    of transportation ( $. 4.5 + or -) and come from Newark airport with 3
    ($.6, saving a lot of money).But for me the great surprise
    has been Bayonne which with its french-like name
    and its pace slow and sleepy throws you straight
    to Louisiana. Indeed you can even enjoy delicious croissant
    and espresso at Manhattan Bagel to the end
    of the Clara's street, try them they are worth eating.
    Go there and enjoy your holldays.

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  • 1405198156 original

    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    July 2013

    Thank you very much Clara & family. Being the second time there, I can say "Highly recommended"

  • 1405210335 original

    Age 25 - 34

    4.5 hearts
    June 2013

    Perfect place to stay for a trip in New York city!
    Clara and her family were so welcoming and nice with us!
    You spend a certain time in the public transport to get to new york midtown (45min) but this place is so peaceful that really worth it (and the price too!)
    I heartly recommand it!
    Thank you again Clara!

  • 1405198156 original

    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    July 2012

    Clara is on every detail. You feel independend and at the same time safe. Bayonne, is the right place to rest after having a busy day in Manhattan. Though it takes 45 minutes to get to the Empire State Building, Bayonne also has its tourist attractions,beautiful outstanding parks, boardwalk onto the costal front, several stores, pharmacys, etc. You have everything. I'd certainly recommend this homestay.

  • 1424872129 original

    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    May 2012

    The best place ever. I had a very good time there, and the homestay family is so nice. I felt like in my house, everybody there is friendly. I strongly recommend this place. You will have an awesome time at Clara's house like I had! Enjoy there guys!

  • 1405210330 original

    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    July 2011

    Location is convenient to Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line. Lower Manhattan accessible in about 45 minutes. Neighborhood is multi-cultural and quiet. Restaurants, drug store, and supermarket are available within walking distance though options are limited. The family is very pleasant and considerate. Air conditioning is good. Overall, a good choice.

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When do I pay?

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