Visiting Mokuchi

Where to Stay

At Mokuchi
We have shared student guest rooms available. Please contact us to see about rates and availability.
Will return in the future, but currently halted due to COVID-19 precautions.

Other Local Options
Check locations as transportation will be needed to get to Mokuchi. 

Stickett Inn
Charming inn about 20 minutes up the river from Mokuchi in Barryville, NY.

Best Western or Hampton Inn
Large chain hotels about 10 minutes across the river in Matamoras, PA.

Hotel Fauchere or Harrington House
Spa/Bed & Breakfast hotels in cute town of Milford, PA about 20-25 minutes from Mokuchi.

Mokuchi Studio is located to 18 Kestler Court just outside of Port Jervis, NY


Mokuchi is located ~2 hours northwest of NYC by car. Driving estimates from other nearby cities are: 

  • Philadelphia ~3 hours
  • Albany ~2.5 hours
  • Boston ~4.5 hours
  • Washington D.C. ~5 hours

Please use a mapping app/website to find the best route from your location.

A train, operated by NJ Transit, runs to Port Jervis. The most convenient route from NYC is via Penn Station to Secaucus (direct train, one stop). At Secaucus transfer to the Port Jervis train. You can also get on the Port Jervis line at Hoboken.

From NYC Penn Station, it is approximately 2 hours & 15 minutes. Port Jervis is the end of the line and Mokuchi is 5 minutes from the station.

From other Northeastern cities, such as Philadelphia or Boston, train routes can connect to the Port Jervis line. From your location, use NJ Transit or a mapping app/website to find the best route.

Train Station to Mokuchi
There are cabs or Uber/Lyft options. When possible, we can try to arrange a pick up if multiple students are arriving on the same train.

If you’ll be flying, any of the New York area airports are good options.

  • From LaGuardia and JFK, getting to the Port Jervis train is a bit difficult. Driving to Mokuchi is recommended.
  • From Newark Airport, an airport train connects to the Port Jervis train route described above. Use NJ Transit or a mapping app/website to confirm the route and times.
  • New York Stewart is only a 40 minute drive from Port Jervis and avoids the NYC metro area. It is a smaller airport that NY state is expanding. More flights will become available and hopefully more transportation options to Port Jervis. Currently there are not easy bus or train options to Port Jervis. Renting a car to get to Mokuchi is recommended