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NY Waterway

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New York City, NY
+1 800-533-3779
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An excellent alternative to driving into the city

We have found this is less stressful, faster, more entertaining and sometimes cheaper than going... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard B
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This is a very good cheap way to view the New York skyline from water.This is a local public ferry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SE s
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Reviewed yesterday

We have found this is less stressful, faster, more entertaining and sometimes cheaper than going directly into the city when you compare the fees to tolls, parking, etc in NYC. Parking garage is across the street, nice view of the skyline and free shuttle buses...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good cheap way to view the New York skyline from water.This is a local public ferry just go up and down for the view.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As summer approaches again, I feel I need to let people know about the terrible experience I had last year on the NYW Fourth of July fireworks cruise. It is a rip off! I paid a lot of money to sit in hard seats and...More

Thank MarjieMarjie
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

The ferry service is always good, very reliable and on time. The bus dispatch service leaves a lot to be desired. Buses are sent out empty despite passenger lines, no consistency as to when they will wait for ferries to arrive, certain drivers are almost...More

Thank louisejnash
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Our family loved the ease of traveling from Hoboken to NYC and back again. It was reasonably priced on Saturday and the ferry boats were clean and the seating area inside is very comfortable. The ferry ran every 20 minutes so we just showed up...More

Thank buffylane
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

This ferry terminal has a number of boats coming in and out, with the Hop on - Hop off being one of them. Richard in the ticket booth was very helpful and went the extra mile for us while we waited for our ferry. An...More

Thank Pilchimon
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

We left our cars at New Jersey's Liberty State Park and we got via the Statue of Liberty island to New York. From here we were able to get back to the spot we left our cars. This terminal is cool. They have other bots...More

Thank Anna G
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Very fast, on time and pleasant ride! Enjoyed very much my experience. I recommend to try it once to see the value!

Thank Nadia M
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

NY Waterway Belford is one of the cheaper options for ferrying between New York City and New Jersey. Service is just ok.

Thank seedhunter
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The way passengers are treated is terrible. I occasionally take this ferry to NY and here's some examples of their poor service: Website showed a 6:30 am departure for over a year despite it being a 6:20 departure. Many people found out the hard way...More

Thank danielmlennon
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jscelza
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Pilchimon | Reviewed this property |
The pier was downtown and Times Square is midtown, so quite a walk and you would be better getter a bus or using the tube.
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Michelle824g
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I know when I arrive at the 39th St terminal they have buses to 44th/57th, Mid Town and the financial area. Therefore, I don't think it matters much, but there is also a very terminal in the World Financial area, which is... More
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