Hotel Guide: Jersey City, New Jersey

So you’ve found yourself in Jersey City, New Jersey? Well, there are many reasons why you are in this city, seeing that it is the second-largest city in New Jersey, which is right behind Newark. Jersey City lies on the west bank of the Hudson River across from New York City, and is also part of the New York metropolitan area. So, now that you know that it is very close to New York City, there is one thing that is for certain – Jersey City has some amazing hotels. Thus, I have researched and reviewed the top three of these hotels for your consideration. Enjoy!

The first hotel in which I reviewed is the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson. This waterfront three-and-a-half-star hotel, rests directly on the Hudson River, giving a great view of Manhattan. This hotel was build in 2002, and was outfitted with a very contemporary design and extremely large windows for viewing the Hudson. This hotel is set on the Harborside Financial Center’s south pier, thus making it a very popular hotel for business travelers. This hotel is great if you are wanting to be near Manhattan, but not engulfed in it. Some of the various amenities this hotel offers its guests includes a fitness center, which offers its guests modern cardio equipment and features views of lower Manhattan. There is also a business center, which can accommodate parties of up to 1,000 individuals. For those wanting to relax, the Hyatt offers its guests and indoor heated swimming pool, which a skyline view, of course. This hotel has 350 guestrooms, all of which include large desks, windows that open, refrigerators, dual-line phones, and high-speed Internet access available for a surcharge.

The second hotel in which I reviewed is the Sheraton Suites on the Hudson. This three-and-a-half star hotel is an all-suite building, which rests right at the Manhattan ferry landing. This hotel attracts a mix of business and leisure travelers and is a great place for guests who want to have easy and controlled access to New York City, but who also want to visit all of the attractions in Northern New Jersey. When guests enter this hotel, they are immediately greeted by marble flooring, and guests check in at a dark wood reception counter. Some of the amenities this hotel boasts of includes an on-site gift shop and lounge. The business center offers two computers, with fax and copy machines, and for a surcharge, guests can use the high-speed Internet access. There are also seven meeting rooms, and an executive boardroom. For those wanting to be a little more active, than guests can enjoy an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights. The ferry that rests adjacent to the hotel, runs the Hudson River to Manhattan twenty-four-hours a day. This hotel has 347 suites, most of them have views of the New York City skyline. Some of the amenities included are complimentary premium cable channels, and microwaves, as well as dial-up and high-speed Internet access, which is available for a surcharge.

And the last hotel in which I reviewed is the Doubletree Club Suites Jersey City. This three-star hotel is located along the Hudson River in Jersey City’s financial district, and is only nine miles from Newark Airport. This hotel is only a half-mile from the Holland Tunnel and the New Jersey Turnpike; guests have a choice of how to reach Manhattan: train, ferry, or water taxi. This hotel has over 1300-square fee of meeting space, and there are a plethora of business services which are available to all guests. This hotel has 198-two-room suites, in its thirteen-story building. Some of the various in-room amenities this hotel offers its guests includes cable television, with pay movies, dual line phones with voicemail and data ports, and high-speed Internet access, which is available for a surcharge.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Doubletree Club Suites Jersey City
455 Washington Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07310

Sheraton Suites on the Hudson
500 Harbor Blvd
Weehawken, NJ 07086

Hyatt Regency on the Hudson
2 Exchange Pl
Jersey City, NJ 07302

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