Top Hotel Picks for Your Stay in Newark
Ready to take an urban escape with cultural flair to spare? Spend a night - or a few weeks! - in Newark, where hotels of every calibur provide an array of options for visitors. From cute boutiques to luxury digs to suites big enough for the whole family, Newark has hotel accommodations that will satisfy any tourist’s needs and budgets.
Traveling with children in town? Planning a romantic getaway? How about a birthday weekend with friends? Whatever you want for your stay, you can find it in Newark. The city’s diverse lodging accommodations range from historic and stately options to hip and updated boutiques.
With so many amazing options in Newark to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one to select. Read on for your Glambassador’s Guide to the best Newark hotels — then book one to make the most of your trip to Brick City.
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport - Having recently completed a $20 million renovation, the DoubleTree is ideally situated adjacent to Newark Airport and offers a complimentary shuttle to EWR every 15 minutes. Featuring all upgraded amenities and warm, freshly baked chocolate chip cookies upon arrival, the DoubleTree has a newly renovated pool and a state of the art fitness center. The sports bar on the lobby level, Bistro 128, is a great place to enjoy a game and a bite with friends.
TRYP By Wyndham - A sleek and sophisticated hotel in the heart of downtown, TRYP by Wyndham Newark is conveniently located near Newark Penn Station and features a free airport shuttle, onsite parking and an amazing on-site restaurant, Dutch’s. This contemporary hotel is decorated with cool Newark and Jersey-centric touches, making it the perfect home base for art and culture lovers. There’s even unique rooms available, like a family room that provides bunk beds for the kids and a fitness room that features an in-room exercise bike!
Hotel Indigo Newark Downtown - A historical gem, the original Hotel Indigo building was erected in 1912 as the National State Bank, and that history is still honored. The hotel’s front desk was created from reclaimed teller desks and the original bank vault was integrated into its restaurant’s design. Featuring exposed brick, beautiful windows, and unique loft configurations, the guest rooms have unique artwork that reflects the city’s spirit of innovation and invention. Located just one block from the Prudential Center and a short walk to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), this downtown hotel will have you in the center of it all.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown - For a stylish setting and a convenient downtown location, try the Courtyard Newark Downtown. Within walking distance of the Prudential Center, the Marriott Downtown has a free shuttle to and from Newark Liberty International Airport as well as modern rooms and suites with plush bedding. Worked up an appetite? Satisfy your hunger at The Bistro, serving delectable American cuisine each night and fresh Starbucks coffee in the morning.
Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott - For comfy modern rooms, thoughtful amenities and excellent service, look no further! Business travelers will appreciate these newly redesigned rooms featuring marble bathrooms, well-lit desks and large windows. For a VIP experience, request a concierge-level room which grants visitors access to an exclusive lounge and perks like complimentary breakfasts. Indulge in a delicious meal at their on-site restaurant and then work it off in the 24-hour fitness center.
Hilton Newark Penn Station - Talk about convenience! This Downtown Newark hotel is connected by walkway to Penn Station, making it just a quick 15 minute train ride away from the heart of New York City. Located within walking distance to Panasonic, PSE&G and other corporations near Gateway Center, this property also provides a free shuttle to EWR/Newark International Airport. Enjoy all-new modern rooms including a King Jr. Suite (hello oversized living area!) and an on-site restaurant, Market Street Bar & Grill, that’s open late each night.
Lauren Craig, also known as InaWordFab, is the Glambassador of all things fashion, art and entertainment in Newark. When she isn't busy practicing law or watching reality television, Lauren is devoted to inspiring others to live their most fab and fulfilling life...and world peace. Visit inawordfab.com for more and be sure to follow her life in the fab lane @inawordfab on Twitter and Instagram.
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