hotels with balcony in Somerville, NJ

1. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Bridgewater Branchburg/Somerville (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Bordering woodland along Highway 202, this contemporary hotel is 10 miles from Nex Level Arena and 12 miles from the United States Golf Association Museum.Relaxed, warmly decorated rooms feature sitting areas, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as microwaves, minifridges, and tea and coffeemakers. Suites add living areas with sofabeds.Freebies include parking and hot breakfast, plus evening socials with beer and wine. There’s also an exercise room.

Things You Need to Know

  • 4 min drive to Duke Island Park
  • Guests praised the friendly service

Feedback From Real Customers

Steve Howell

I’ve been a guest at this Fairfield Inn weekly for over a year This hotel is exactly as advertised

a business class hotel in a rural area with clean rooms, friendly and attentive proprietor and staff and continental breakfast It is not a luxury resort with swim up bar or patios for catching rays Instead, it is quiet and clean place to retire at the end of a long day at work

Gina Donelan

Didn’t want to give them even 1 star but had toWhen we first arrived we asked for the military discount which we were told we could get prior to arriving and they told us they could not give it Our stay was for 4 nightsALL breakfasts were quiche if you wanted anything warm

Other than that it was cereal Other occupants who came down while we were there opened the lid of the pan and after seeing it was quichemumbled a few words and put the lid back on taking nothingThe refrigerator in our room froze all our food so we had to throw out the foodA dirty mask was found beside the bedAnd No hot water on our last day before catching our planeContacted manager and after explaining all of this to him he ended up lecturing me than hanging up on me! I would DEFINITELY NOT recommend this hotel!!!

Rithika Patel

We had a family event and stayed there for a day The rooms had a smell to them I found hair on the sheets and pillow covers, there was hair and debris in corners of the bathroom and the room

Also had droplets below the toilet seat that weren’t mopped up properly My seven year old even noticed how dusty the room was Not to mention, I accidentally left my shoe bag in the room, which I am a 100% sure I did, and called back that same evening when I realized it and they said they never found it I would have checked out if it wasn’t for all my family staying there I would never stay here again

2. Courtyard by Marriott Somerset (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Off the I-287, this modern hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Garden State Convention Center.Contemporary rooms offer free WiFi, desks, flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels and coffeemakers. Suites and upgraded rooms add minifridges and microwaves.Social spaces include a living room-style lobby and an outdoor courtyard. The American restaurant serves breakfast, including Starbucks coffee. There’s also a business center with workstations and printers, and 2 meeting rooms. Other amenities include an indoor pool, exercise room and free on-site parking.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean rooms and the beds
  • 4 min drive to Staats House
  • Some guests disliked the kitchenettes
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • Guests liked the service
  • Guests mentioned lobbies 19 times

Feedback From Real Customers

Nicholas Franklin

The team at check in was very niceThe suite room was spacious and clean It had a balcony as well

I had dinner at the Ruby Tuesday that’s attached and was able to charge to the room The room charge slip indicates you could do room service as well and had a $2 charge for thatThe view from the room was nice right at twilightThe line for breakfast was a little bit long but I think it was because I went down at the most premium time There were several team members who came to pitch in and help and they were all very nice

Joseph B

Check in was fast and simple Room clean, spacious and well put together Does show its age

Pool was nice, does need better lighting and a good cleaning, but for the price and property expectations it gets the job done Morning breakfast spread is non existent Pre packaged muffins in 2 flavors I’d stay again but keep in mind just another hotel finding a quick exit to save money on breakfast rather take care of the paying customers

Jenifer Behrens

We stayed here for 4 nights for my sons baseball tournament From the time I called to make reservations to the time we left everyone was absolutey amazing We needed extra towels and they were super quick with gettinfthem to us

The staff was very warm and inviting Our room was amazing very clean beds and pillows were surprisingly comfortable I want to say one staff member needs a special shout out and that would be Inezshe truly went above and beyond and ALWAYS had a smile on her face She is the absolute sweetest Marriott I hope you see this because Inez is a special employee that you are very lucky to have If we are ever in the area we absolutely will be staying here againshe truly made our stay wonderful I cannot thank you enough I absolutey recomend this hotel The only downside is the bistro is not open on the weekends and have a limited menu for now HOWEVER the hotel does put out a variety of items on weekend so you can have a quick grab and go The young lady that made our items was wonderful My son accidentally dropped his bacon egg and cheese bagel on the floor and she quickly said let me make him a new one She did not have to do that but she did Our stay was wonderful Thank you to all the wonderful staff for making our stay a great one

3. Hyatt Regency New Brunswick (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 2 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  • Phone: (732) 873-1234
  • Ratings: 4.2 (1826 reviews) Very good Eco-certified
  • Website : Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 12:00 PM
  • Quick Summary: Stylish rooms & suites in a contemporary hotel with a restaurant/bar, a heated indoor pool & a gym.

About this hotel

An 11-minute walk from the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, this polished hotel is 9 miles from the Colonial Park Arboretum and Gardens.Modern rooms feature flat-screen TVs, work areas, coffeemakers and WiFi access (fee). Upgraded quarters have minifridges. Suites add separate living and sleeping areas; some include conference tables and private balconies, as well as wet bars and additional sitting/dining areas.Amenities include a warm restaurant/lounge, a heated indoor pool and a hot tub. There’s also a 24-hour fitness center and 33,000 sq ft of event space.

Things You Need to Know

  • Walking distance to Geology Hall and the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Some guests complained about the kitchenettes
  • Some guests disliked the bathrooms
  • Guests mentioned lobbies 54 times
  • The fitness center has weight machines
  • Guests praised the nightlife
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a hot tub

Feedback From Real Customers

Mihir Patel

We are very disappointed in this property, honestly they should loose their Hyatt Regency name We checked in for two nights for a local wedding, the sheets on our king size bed had stains and hairs in it When we asked for our sheets to be changed, the night manager felt like she was accusing us, questioning when we checked in and why we didn’t noticed it earlier

I had to explain to her we just pulled the sheets back prior to going to bed but the fact I had to justify myself was frustrating We didn’t ask for any special accommodations, we just asked for new sheets They then explained how housekeeping is closed and they had to find someone to change the sheets Additionally, all the furniture had stains and dust on it, we had to put towels and clean sheets down to feel comfortable even sitting on it Looks like they owners recently renovated the lobby but decided to keep the rooms looking like they’re from the 1980s The hotel rooms are in rough shape, show their age, and unsanitary I wouldn’t recommend staying here, there are much better options locally for the same priceThe only good thing about the hotel is that the front desk and bar staff were kind But the rooms at this hotel are well below the Hyatt Regency standard

David Milner

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I’ve been coming here for a long time If you choose this place you definitely will love it I’m sure!Only one night, but it was very enjoyable No hassle check in Clean room with super comfy bed Great venue for our business meeting Catering was excellent Would go there again

B Reveau

Excellent Super-clean room, not noisy except for a small amount of noise from traffic outside, kind staff at check-in Pool very nice, jacuzzi quite spacious and definitely hot enough to relax but a tad bit hotter would be even better

Hours of pool and jacuzzi were great Nice that they put the on/off button for the jacuzzi jets inside the jacuzzi itself Yes, there is a parking fee but it is fair Great job

4. Olde Mill Inn (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 225 US-202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
  • Phone: (908) 221-1100
  • Ratings: 4.5 (1236 reviews) Excellent
  • Website : Olde Mill Inn
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Former 18th-century barn offering allergy-free rooms, complimentary breakfast & a restaurant/pub.

About this hotel

Once an 18th-century barn, this Colonial-style inn is about 6 miles from Morristown National Historical Park and Fosterfields Living Historical Farm.Down-to-earth rooms have free Wi-Fi, coffeemakers and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms offer wet bars, microwaves and minifridges. Suites add living and dining areas, and whirlpool tubs.Free perks include continental breakfast. There’s also a grand ballroom with English gardens. A restaurant with exposed beams and other period touches serves comfort food, and a courtyard pub features light bites.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the down-to-earth rooms
  • 8 min drive to Cross Estate Gardens
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Guests praised the courtyard restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “brunch” 41 times
  • Guests mentioned “Ballroom” 10 times
  • The hotel has a game room
  • Guests liked the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Shannon Kaye Germanos

It’s absolutely beautiful! The grounds are beautifully maintained Everything is lovingly cared for The rooms are well appointed with very comfortable beds

The vintage charm is genuine and off the charts There are many areas, inside and out, for your ideal photo ops The Grain House Restaurant has delicious American cuisine, some of which is prepared with the abundance of delights growing in their own organic garden This lovely Inn is well worth your trip from near or far

Briana Falconer

I can’t say enough good things about Olde Mill Inn! This venue is perfect if you’re looking to have your wedding ceremony, reception and hotel accommodations in one place Lindsay was our coordinator and the day went absolutely perfectly! Before the wedding day, planning was easy and thorough The day of, Lindsay was readily available any time I had a question and she made sure that my bridal party and I had everything we needed wherever we were

I had a ton of decor and the team did a fabulous job of setting it up just the way I wanted it The reception space looked even better than I could have imagined and the food was excellent! The staff was so professional and every made sure everything was packed and secure in our overnight suite I highly recommend this venue!

Peter Wikoff

Wedding venue review: Best day of our lives We truly can’t say enough good things about the Olde MillIf you’re lucky enough to work with Lindsay (sales) or David (maitre d’), you are in the best of hands

Both were excellent at communication, responding to emails and calls right away, and took care of every last detail Planning was a breeze and on the day of, David made sure that not a thing was out of place The ballroom looked stunning, all of our personal items were set up exactly as we’d hoped, and on our 100 degree wedding day, David was somehow everywhere we needed with an ice cold water The little things made us feel really special too – David brought us and our parents special plates of the cocktail hour food (since we were so busy talking with our guests), and even had food waiting for us in our hotel room for after the reception, (as we were having too much fun to eat our dinners)!Speaking of – the food was delicious We received so many compliments from guests and the staff were so friendly and attentiveIn terms of the venue, the whole place is beautiful and we LOVED having accommodations for our guests right there with no need for transportation It also worked out great for guests to grab continental breakfast the next morning tooWe are not people who usually write reviews, but we would not have changed a single thing about out wedding day and can’t recommend the Olde Mill Inn enoughBonus – we had our rehearsal dinner at the Grain House, which was also perfect Wishing we could hit repeat on the whole weekend!

5. AC Hotel by Marriott Bridgewater

About this hotel

Off Highway 202 and offering views of the Watchung Mountains, this relaxed hotel is a mile from downtown Somerville, 4 miles from the Duke Farms gardens and 12 miles from the Farmstead Arts Center.Streamlined rooms offer Wi-Fi and flat-screens, plus coffeemakers and minifridges. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas with sofabeds.Amenities include a sleek lobby lounge, and a terrace with fire pits, plus a library, and a rooftop bar with city and mountain views. There’s also an indoor pool and an exercise room. Parking and breakfast are available.

Things You Need to Know

  • 6 min drive to the Wallace House
  • The hotel has a concierge
  • Guests mentioned bars 22 times

Feedback From Real Customers

Zack Jiang

Nice hotel but it’s pretty much a hotel for a club If you come on a weekend good chances you get young kids partying next door blasting music all night Choose another hotel if you want a relaxing night to yourself

Staff tried to quiet them down, came up twice but they wouldn’t listen Nothing they can really do about it I guess Ended up changing rooms at midnight

Kaitlin Moran

The bed was very comfortable and the room was super cute Only complaints are that the pool was pretty cold even though it was heated, our rain shower head didn’t work in our room and, the breakfast selection wasn’t great considering you had to pay for it I would have liked to have bacon instead of cold it’s

Just saying Overall though it was an enjoyable stay

Michaela L

This hotel and rooms are extremely nice, clean, and spacious However, the staff working on the ground floor was not attentive towards us or friendly at all We were not properly greeted when we first arrived to check in and most were behaving like we were an inconvenience to them for having to do their job

They also acted like we should know how everything works but it was our very first time thereNobody explained the procedure of checking in with a host before going up to the rooftop bar The host stopped us while we were already inside the elevator and had a condescending tone asking if we had a reservation When checking out, no one was at the front deskOn a positive note, the rooftop bar was a fun atmosphere and the bartenders were amazing and attentive It’s a beautiful place to stay but I personally would think twice about going back just because of how the hotel staff treated us

6. The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center (4-star hotel)

About this hotel

Across from the State Theater, this stylish hotel and conference center is a 15-minute walk from Rutgers University and 20 miles from Staten Island.Elegant rooms have Wi-Fi (fee), pillow-top mattresses, flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms, as well as desks, coffeemakers and original, New Jersey-inspired artwork. Suites add separate living areas, wetbars, dining tables and kitchenettes. Room service is offered.Amenities include an indoor pool, a huge meeting and conference facility, an event ballroom and a spa (surcharge), plus a fitness center, laundry services (surcharge), and a sophisticated restaurant and lounge.

Things You Need to Know

  • Walking distance to the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University and Geology Hall
  • Some guests complained about the beds and the kitchenettes
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • One of the few hotels in the area with room service
  • Guests mentioned “Theater” 10 times
  • Guests liked the nightlife
  • Guests liked the indoor pool

Feedback From Real Customers

Upower Upower

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I’ve been staying here for a very long time If you decide to stay here you for sure won’t be disappointedRooms are clean and so is the lobby and hotel overall I’ve stayed at a number of hotels in the area and the Heldrich is one of the nicest One of the great things about this hotel is it’s surrounded by a lot of restaurants You can literally walk across the street and be at a number of fine dining restaurants within 40 feet of the hotel doors It simply makes life easier if you are visiting in the area Hotel management is very nice and accommodating as well

Grisel Johnson

We were traveling from out of town and stayed here for a night Room was very big and spacious No complaints except that room service did not come unless I requested a clean

Also I stepped on a pin needle?! I let the cleaning room service know and she saw it her self She plainly said we clean the carpet when we vacuum but we don’t always guarantee that everything comes up! They are so lucky my 5 year old or crawling 11 month old did not get stuck with it…or else there would be a lawsuit pending! Manager was nice to offer us free breakfast but unfortunately our flight was leaving at 3am and couldn’t accept his offer Management was suppose to get back with us about the incident and still haven’t heard back I would not recommend this hotel not very professional at all

Bhaumik Parekh

We had the worst experience staying at this hotel! I would not recommend it to anybody as their staff service is worst than a motel We paid $500 for 2 nights that is way expensive than any 3-4 stars hotel considering that we will also get good service from the staff for the price that we paid but that was not the case We asked for microwave and they told us we will be charged $25 for it, first of all which good hotel charges for microwave

We were ready to pay for it at the end but turned out they did not even have one in their inventory!We asked for extra comforter as I was feeling too cold and their thermostat was also not working to set the temperature, they did not give extra comforter as well We kept waiting but staff did not provide anything The phone was also not working from room so every time for any room service we had to go all the way down ourselvesWorst place to stay , please do not waste your money here as we already wasted ours!

7. TownePlace Suites by Marriott Bridgewater Branchburg (2-star hotel)

About this hotel

Off Highway 202, this straightforward all-suite hotel is 5 miles from the Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College and 6 miles from Bridgewater Commons mall.Relaxed studios and 1-bedroom suites feature kitchens, smart TVs and free Wi-Fi, as well as sofabeds.Parking and a breakfast buffet are complimentary. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a fitness center and a multipurpose sports court, plus a shared patio with a fire pit and barbecue grills. There are also coin-operated laundry facilities.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the rooms
  • 4 min drive to Duke Island Park

Feedback From Real Customers

Joseph S

Good start to our visit was the warm & welcoming greeting by Fletcher who is professional courteous & friendly Our check-in was smooth and virtually enjoyable

Not to gush but some of the other front desk personnel were almost invisible or, when present, didn’t look up from the computer that we saw for the rest of our stay (it’s the little things and Fletcher is on it) The dining area staff were also wonderful Everyone was very pleasant and we marveled at how quickly items were refreshed so guests never ran short of any item The breakfast is well maintained, stocked and sufficient for continental fare but unless you like “cheesy potatoes and spinach quiche cups (or oatmeal) a bit lacking in variety The rooms are a bit small but well furnished You can make a full pot of coffee with the in room coffeemaker, but only 1 cup portions are provided, so you’ll need coffee & filters if you want to make a full pot The bathroom has a large shower and the shampoo, conditioner and body wash provided are quite nice As for room selection, normally the choice is for away from the front to avoid highway noise – the same is true here if your goal is a quiet sleep If the goal is a quiet afternoon/evening the front is preferable as the back has a basketball court To sum up – A good solid place to spend the night at a good value with some very good people (not kidding – Fletcher, the dining area staff and the people who maintain the rooms are just great) A good place to stay

Jim Pangborn

Hotel was not busy We’ve been here many times and had a pretty high status The room looked out onto the roof with the a/c mounted pretty high up (restricted view and light entering room from the lone window) They have a policy of washing all the dishes in the dishwasher

Dishes were in the dishwasher but not washed , hair dryer was non functional When we complained staff just shrugged their shoulders I had been a loyal Marriott customer But am beginning to re think With the pandemic, I am guessing quality of staff and service has fallen Hope it comes back soon and before I move on

Jonathan Canulli

3 rooms between the family Rooms were nice and fairly clean for the most part, dishes in the dishwasher in my parents room and my brother and his family’s room were dirty and their neighbors were clearly engaging in questionable activities based on the smell and them covering the smoke detectors Brother’s group got to move suites however were unable to accommodate moving suites for my parents

Not the hotels fault, they were just booked

8. Homewood Suites by Hilton Bridgewater/Branchburg (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set along Highway 202, this informal all-suite hotel is a mile from North Branch Park and 10 miles from Liberty Village Outlet Marketplace.Featuring modern kitchenettes, the understated suites offer flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, plus sitting areas with pull-out sofas. The 1- and 2-bedroom suites provide separate living rooms.Parking, hot breakfast and regular evening socials are complimentary. Additional amenities include an indoor saltwater pool, a gym, a business center, and a patio with a fire pit and BBQ grills. There’s also a coin-operated laundry and a 24/7 convenience store.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the rooms and the kitchenettes
  • 5 min drive to Duke Island Park
  • Guests liked the service
  • Guests praised the indoor pool

Feedback From Real Customers

Todd Riffle

I was hesitant staying because we weren’t that far from home, but I didn’t feel like making a second trip the next day How comfortable we’d be was what would make or break itVery happy we stayed! The suite was much nicer than the photos (I almost didn’t book because I wasn’t impressed by pictures on the website)

The kitchen was fully stocked with pots, pans, plates, bowls, drinking glasses and silverware – enough for the full occupancy of the room The hot breakfast met the standard for a complimentary breakfast, but I recommend eating early My experience when it opened was much better than my kids two hours later Only disappointment was that the indoor pool was closed Check-in and -out was easy Front desk and housekeeping staff were very helpfulMy kid had a basketball tournament in the area this weekend and it seemed many other parents involved with various sports were there too Many guests had dogs but the facilities were still very clean I’m usually a Marriot guy but Hilton won me over at this location

Jade Clerc

Hotel was nice & the staff was nice However one of the main reasons we stayed was for the pool which was closed We were looking forward to the firepit which didn’t work

Breakfast was standard There were kids playing basketball early in the morning which is right by the bedroom window & woke us up Our bathroom/bedroom area smelled like cigarettes, i guess from a surrounding room

Susanne K. Stinger

Great room and wheelchair accessible shower, just as promised when reservation was made Very helpful and friendly personnel Had just a couple of small hick-ups, but they were fixed promptly and with a smile

Priced very well also We’ll be back on our next stay in NJ Thank you We really appreciated your facility and cooperation

9. Bridgewater Marriott (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Off Highway 22, this refined hotel is 5 miles from the Washington Valley Park and 2 miles from the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Historic Site.Straightforward rooms offer desks and flat-screen TVs, plus coffeemakers. Suites add separate living areas and/or dining tables. Wi-Fi is available for a fee.There’s a casual bar/restaurant, a cafe and a lounge. Other amenities include an indoor pool and an exercise room, as well as a business center and meeting space. Breakfast (surcharge) and parking are available.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean rooms and the beds
  • 7 min drive to the Wallace House
  • Guests praised the friendly service, which has a concierge
  • Guests praised the restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “shopping malls” 21 times
  • Guests praised the fitness center
  • Guests praised the casual bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Ashley Hawkins

Pros: easy check in, nice looking room, good views, staff is nice, breakfast is great, and drinks at the bar are well madeCons: the room was dirty Hair behind the sink (Like beard shavings), floors weren’t vacuumed hair and dust in the carpet (I blew up balloons and when I went to pick them from the floor they were covered)

No more conditioner in the bottles in the showerIf I didn’t have so many things and time crunching I would have moved rooms But I

Amber Whitaker

My sister got married last weekend We booked rooms at the Bridgewater Marriott because it was close to the venue Unfortunately our experience was less than satisfactory

There are three of us sisters and two of us have children We wanted to have neighboring rooms so we could easily hang out and the cousins could spend time together Our rooms were confirmed the day before arrival via both phone and email However, when we arrived none of the rooms were ready and we all ended up on separate floors of the hotel Additionally, the rep from the hotel that my sister (the bride) worked with informed her that shuttle service would be provided from the wedding venue back to the hotel after the reception This was important as there was alcohol at the reception and we needed to ensure we could travel safely We we’re told that this was included in the booking costs Upon arrival, we were told that this service is no longer included in booking costs due to COVID and we had to pay an extra $1,000 to get the transportation we were promised My sister’s mother in law booked brunch for the wedding guests in the salon on the first floor the morning after the wedding The hotel had my sister’s credit card as well as her mother in law’s credit card on file They were told to charge the brunch to the mother in law However, they charged it to my sister The bride ended up paying for her own post wedding brunch!!! The rooms were nice and clean The staff was friendly There were just so many errors on the hotel’s part that it really took a toll on my sister’s wedding experience I would not recommend using this hotel for an important event such as a wedding Maybe for a night if you are passing through, but not when there is a lot at stake

Chris Fortunato

Will never stay here again The room was a bit dirty, the bottles in the shower were empty, and the staff was not cooperating with my requests We were here for my sister’s wedding and they had not handed out any of the gift bags to our family and friends

I ended up having to hand out like 12 bags during the after party rather then having fun When we arrived for our after party the staff refused to supply us with ample amounts of food for our guests I had requested a room with a better veiw when I arrived and the staff had said all the rooms still needed to be cleaned, this was at 4pm with a 11am check outI would not suggest this as a wedding hotelThe rooms are nice but they lack refinement for the price of a night

10. The Hub Murray Hill, BW Premier Collection (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

A 9-minute walk from Murray Hill train station, this unpretentious hotel is 3 miles both from the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center and from the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey.Low-key rooms provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Studios add kitchenettes, while suites feature living areas and whirlpool tubs. The 1-bedroom apartments add full kitchens.Freebies include a breakfast buffet, parking and an area shuttle. There’s also a restaurant, a business center, meeting space and a lobby lounge with a fireplace, as well as a fitness center, a steam room and a sauna.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests liked the beds
  • The rooms have kitchenettes
  • 7 min drive to the Watchung Reservation
  • 9 min walk to nearest train station
  • Guests liked the friendly service
  • Guests praised the restaurant
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a spa
  • The hotel has a sauna

Feedback From Real Customers

Amy Hall

This hotel is close to Cape Liberty for cruising Only 30 minute drive Have stayed here one time prior years ago

The entire hotel has been renovated and looks beautiful Prices are competitive The hot breakfast was great, so many choices from waffles to oatmeal, yogurt, eggs, and more The restaurant in the hotel is VERY pricey even for everyday items Overall a great stay!

L. L.

Very clean and spacious rooms However, service was lacking – specifically asked for the room to be cleaned and no one cleaned it Also had a kettle in the room with no base

When asked, they told us they would check tomorrow Then we had to ask again the next day to follow up and they told us they didn’t have kettles in the rooms anymore so it shouldn’t be thereBreakfast is subpar and does not vary – would be improved with more fruit options and reduction in processed foods

Neil L. Yuzuk

For the record, I am a Best Western Diamond member, and I’ve probably stayed at fifty or more different Best Western Hotels I love giving good reviews, and I hate giving bad ones, which I have done My philosophy is to be honest when the emperor has no clothes

This is a good review of The Hub Murray Hill, BW Premier Collection, Address: 535 Central Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974I stayed here for two nights in late March 2022, for the first time This is a hotel in transition from a Best Western hotel to what is now called a boutique hotel There are many obvious upgrades and a couple of hiccups that need to be adjusted Here’s the key thing, management (Mishko) is very responsive to guest needs Checking in and out was easy-peasy and parking was plentifulThe important stuff My room was spacious with a king-sized bed The mattress was delightful, the pillows exquisite, and the bed linen was excellent The Samsung TV was larger and of better quality than any in any BW hotel I’ve been to The channel selection was a bit better than average The heating was excellent And the room was set up for the latest technology, including a wireless charger HICCUP: There was no safe in my roomThe bathroom and shower were commodious, although, as is the new BW style, there was a need for more shelf space on the vanity HICCUP: The shower needed one or two bars for safety purposes Sometimes people get dizzy and need something to grab HICCUP: The was no place to hang a towel for reuseI enjoyed the coffee in the nicely appointed lobby I was able to comfortably socialize with friends There was also a library of books and a small business center HICCUP: The first two times I went for coffee the urn was emptyThe area is pleasant and there are many fine places to dine We enjoyed breakfast one morning at the Prestige Diner, ask for Gabriel and on the second morning, we picked up bagels at the Bagel Café and ate them in the lobby We also had sandwiches from the nearby Jersey Mike’s that were quite goodI recommend this hotel, without reservations, and I hope you enjoy your visit as much as I didNOTE: I rated this hotel with 4 stars Given the opportunity, my ratings would be 45 Stars

11. DoubleTree by Hilton Somerset Hotel and Conference Center (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

This classic hotel off Interstate 287 is 8.3 miles from Rutgers University campus.All rooms offer free WiFi and custom-designed beds, plus flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels and coffeemakers. Suites add living areas.All-day room service is available (fee), and there’s a restaurant serving Italian-inspired dishes, plus a classic sports pub. Guests can use the indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and basketball courts, and a fitness center. Additional amenities include 20 conference rooms, a 10,000-sq-ft ballroom and a business center, plus a free local shuttle.

Things You Need to Know

  • 4 min drive to Staats House
  • One of the few hotels in the area with room service
  • Guests praised the beds but some complained about the kitchenettes
  • Guests liked the classic restaurant
  • Guests mentioned microwaves 18 times
  • Guests praised the fitness center
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a casino
  • One of the few hotels in the area with an outdoor pool

Feedback From Real Customers

Galyna Shulimova

The hotel is huge and used to be gorgeous but now it looks outdatedIf you choose a room with breakfast you will be not wrong 😉Outdoor pool is great

  Continental breakfast has usual Hilton options  (scrambled eggs,  bacon,  breakfast potato) with some restaurant’s touch (you supposed to use vouchers)The territory around the hotel is nice but needs a little bit more attentionOverall it was a good stay  My kids enjoyed weekends there

J Monique C

I wonder if this place was nice before COVID because now the place gives an outdated vibe It has a pool, business center, plenty of conference space and a restaurant on site Yet, nothing made me feel like I was in for a treat including the staff who barely recognized my diamond status

They were less than warm in their welcome Maybe they were tired because it was a holiday weekend and bus load of kids checked in? At least the bed was comfortable and the room was clean

Kristina Mereigh

This double tree hotel was a great disappointment I am a Hilton Gold honors member and had never been to a Hilton property that was so outdated and unclean We booked this location for an anniversary staycation for two nights and checked out after night one because of how gross it was

We had to stay night one because no other hotels in the area could take us that late at night We booked a room with patio walk out to the pool The doors were incredibly hard to open, the patio curtains were so filthy and dusty, I needed to go and buy allergy medicine The patio windows were so streaky and dusty, you couldn’t see through them The air in the hotel was musty The bathroom still had hair in it and it was so small you could barely move around One of the front desk staff was so rude, I was appalled Ive never been treated that way in a Hilton property before The hallways looked like they had never been vacuumed and the ice machine was so gross, we went out to buy ice for our water bottlesDark, musty and outdated Highly don’t recommendThe grounds are the only saving grace The outside is pretty but the pool fills up quickly and the lounge chairs are incredibly limited so if you want one for your family, secure it before 9am There are only like 4 of them so it feels like hunger games for them

12. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Somerset Franklin Township (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set less than a mile from I-287, this informal all-suite hotel is also 4 miles from the Rutgers University-New Brunswick campus and 8 miles from Washington Valley Park.Airy suites have free Wi-Fi and partitioned sleeping areas, and living rooms with desks and sofabeds. They come with flat-screen TVs, plus microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Upgraded suites have whirlpool tubs and separate bedrooms.Parking and a breakfast buffet are complimentary. Other amenities include a fitness room, an indoor pool, a patio with a fire pit, and a bar. There’s also a business center and a convenience store.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the rooms
  • 7 min drive to Colonial Park
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Guests praised the restaurant
  • Guests mentioned lobbies 15 times
  • Guests praised the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Marie

The place is very clean, modern and well maintained The staff was accommodating and friendly The room was really nice and spacious but cozy

Bathroom amenities were Paul Mitchel and I greatly appreciated those There was a great variety of breakfast foods available in the morning which was wonderful This hotel got all the details right even down to the smallest of details! There is also a delicious smelling restaurant right across the street that sadly I didn’t get to try but the next time I am out here I will absolutely be looking forward to it!

Anessa Kertesz

Clean, welcoming and comfortable! Stayed a few days while in town for a wedding Despite our wild family lol the staff was more than hospitable, they were stellar! The breakfast bar was great! And the staff who were manning the breakfast bar were on top of everything Super friendly and helpful, they kept it stocked and above all, clean!!! Highly recommend!

a d

This was the worst hotel I have stayed at We had booked 50 plus rooms for two nights and the service was the worst we have ever seen and this is coming from someone who works in the hotel industry We had booked a meeting room for all the people who were staying in the hotel and our count for people attending went up to 80 therefore; she told us to use the lobby

The hotel has a bar but on purpose they don’t open it so they can charge people to have a bar open The bartender the hotel gave us had no bartending experience as he didn’t know how to make a martini or a Moscow mule He was supposed to be there from 5:30 to 10:30 and he was missing in action from 7:30 onward When I went to inquire, he was hiding in the back and said if he wanted noise he would work in a club One of the guests (who was not affiliated with us) said I know people and you can get fired and he ran with that saying we threatened himThe GM, the next day said I need to speak to you and we didn’t tip the bartender She claims she had to comp $5,000 worth of room revenue which is a lie because we had occupied 60 rooms Why would you put other guest in the middle of all the rooms At the end of the night when we came back from our event we decided to go to Tap house 2020 and we were told that the hotel called and said we were too rowdy and not to accept our wedding block I came back to the hotel and when we confronted the GM Melinda, she denied it When my nephew went up to speak to the front desk about why they called the tap house 2020, the GM came out and said I am tired of everyone coming and asking me questions and she is calling the cops Are you serious, the hotel does not know how to handle a large crowd The hotel should not host any wedding room block You can’t threaten to call the police when someone is asking question and you don’t feel like answering The GM and the staff ruined our happy day and upset the bride and the groom

13. Hyatt House Branchburg (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 3141 US-22, Branchburg, NJ 08876
  • Phone: (908) 704-2191
  • Ratings: 4.4 (553 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Hyatt House Branchburg
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Unpretentious extended-stay hotel with a gym, an outdoor pool & a bar, plus free breakfast & Wi-Fi.

About this hotel

This unassuming extended-stay hotel is 5 miles from Duke Island Park and 2 miles from Planetarium At Raritan Valley.Ranging from studios to 1-bedroom suites, the laid-back quarters offer free Wi-Fi, kitchens and flat-screen TVs, plus living areas, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have pull-out sofas.Breakfast and parking are complimentary. Other amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a gym and a bar. There’s also a 24-hour convenience shop, meeting space and guest laundry facilities.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests liked the large, clean rooms and praised the beds
  • Guests praised the kitchenettes
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • 9 min drive to the Wallace House
  • Guests liked the friendly service
  • Guests praised the restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “suites” 13 times
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a hot tub

Feedback From Real Customers

Jean Saenz

Love this place I fell Inlove once I went in and it’s super clean The gym was nice and the bar was great I made friends and the atmosphere was amazing

The supervisor named Molly was great and the staff at the front had a great attitude I will definitely be visiting that hotel again I went to a wedding and that hotel was a perfect addition to my trip I definitely recommend this hotel

Heather Garvey

Stayed here for another baseball tournament (Diamond Nation) in July and it AGAIN was a great stay These days I feel like customer service is “blah” at best Nobody seems to really want to help or do more than necessary

NOT THE CASE HERE! I have stayed in dozens of hotels, with higher “ratings” than this one and most fail in comparison The staff here are friendly, helpful, courteous, and PATIENT There are a ton of baseball families with kids of all ages who stay here – run through the halls, jump in the pool, and use the BBQ area Same kids and families hang out in the seating area in the lobby until late at night with snacks and watch tv The staff accommodate and the next day things are once again SPOTLESS No garbage waiting to be cleaned up, no sticky tables, no wet towels The rooms are also very clean and in working order Now, to be fair – it’s not perfect or whatever definition someone may think perfection is But this is a hotel you feel safe, it’s clean, there is plenty of room to relax – there is a small kitchen area in each room, great location – with friendly helpful staff While traveling, this is pretty close to a perfect hotel stay in my book

Kristina Fieseler

We recently used Hyatt House Branchburg for our wedding room block when we got married at the Ryland Inn, and we were so impressed with the high level of service they provided Sean was absolutely the best to work with He was so accommodating when I was making very specific requests about where we would like certain people located in the hotel, and helped make the transportation schedule to and from the venue

I highly recommend using them for a room block if you are getting married in the area!

14. Delta Hotels by Marriott Basking Ridge (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Less than a mile from I-78, this modern business hotel set on wooded grounds is 4 miles from both the Sri Venkateswara Temple and Leonard J. Buck Garden.Airy rooms with conservative decor feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and work desks, plus minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add seating areas with pull-out sofas. Room service is available.Parking is complimentary. There’s also a casual restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center, as well as 5 meeting rooms and a coin-operated laundry.

Things You Need to Know

  • 8 min drive to Leonard J. Buck Garden
  • Guests mentioned the service is friendly
  • Some guests disliked the bathrooms
  • Guests mentioned lobbies 10 times
  • Guests mentioned bars 13 times

Feedback From Real Customers

Albin Thottiyil

The hotel is quite modern and has no smoke smell The hotel is clean and tidy My only issues with the hotel are they did not have a complimentary breakfast nor did the room I stayed in have a refrigerator or microwave

Also, the gym was not available If the hotel is charging normal high rates then they should have other services included instead of cutting other services Another issue I had was with the nighttime front desk attendant – Medium height, African American middle-aged female She was quite rude and did not try to accommodate my needs when it was already pre-booked a few days earlier and she was very rude when I tried to resolve the issue with her Would probably not stay here again if the issues are not fixed

Venkat Nimmagadda

I was on a vacation to Boston, New York and New Jersey recently I lived in Basking Ridge many years back in late 1990’s and having known the area and close to Hindu Temple in Bridgewater, booked a room in Delta Hotels by Marriott, Basking Ridge It was a very pleasant experience for my wife and me

Location is excellent, nice greenery view from window, no noise and very peaceful Front staff were gracious and helpful Room service was great, though it is done on request due to COVID situation Room was very spacious, clean, very clean and upgraded bathroom, great mattress, pillows and sheets and towels, nice climate controlling unit in the room Quality toiletries were provided Had great rest sleeping on the very comfy mattress!! Morning complimentary coffee was good Free water bottles were provided For the price we paid, it is well worth it Wish we had more time to stay few more days at this hotel Overall, we had a great memorable stay!! Probably the best after Wynn Resort in Las Vegas and better than the other Marriott and Sheraton Hotels we stayed during this trip in Boston and New York I was able to see the places I used to go back in the days around Basking Ridge and reminded pleasant memories All the towns, Hindu temple close by make this location very ideal I strongly recommend anyone coming to visit the temple from out of state and planning to stay overnight or few days to definitely stay at the Delta Hotel in Basking Ridge One can appreciate the real beauty of New Jersey towns around this hotel after seeing the horrible places like Newark, Jersey City, Oranges etc!!

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