In case you're still interested in staying near EWR
Newark Liberty Airport Express:
The ride from Newark costs $12.50 round-trip, or $14 one way (with discounts for kids, the disabled, and seniors). The busses run from about 4am to 1am between:
* Newark Liberty Airport (terminals A, B, and C)
* Port Authority Bus Terminal (42nd Street between 8th Ave and 9th Ave)
* Bryant Park (NW corner of 42nd and 5th Ave)
* Grand Central (120 East 41st between Park and Lex).
They run every 15 minutes, and the trip is 45 minutes to an hour. Tickets can be purchased online, but not from the bus drivers. Call (877) 863-9275 for the latest information. (last updated 2007-07).
So I guess you can take a bus JFK
-Grand Central and another one Grand Central-EWR
. Then you walk to your hotel, since it's close to EWR