Finding reasonable accommodations in the heart of New York City can be difficult. Big decent rooms are expensive and cheaper options are shabby. Hotels providing rooms that share a common bathroom down the aisle exist at considerably low prices, something you might consider if you’re ready to rough it out. But what happens if you’re travelling with family and need comfortable space to relax after a fun day out?
With the Manhattan skyline at your window and an easy ten-minute commute via ferry and complimentary shuttle around Manhattan at your disposal, you’re better off staying across the river at Homewood Suites by Hilton® at Edgewater, New Jersey.
Situated on the western banks of the Hudson River, this all-suite hotel is perfect for short and extended stays. With its spacious suites, separate living, dining and sleeping areas, travellers can rest assured that for approximately USD160 a night, you get to start each day with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and also unwind with complimentary dinner and beverages from Monday through Thursday.
The other amenities provided are:
- complimentary parking, complimentary high-speed Internet access, complimentary Business Center with print, photocopy and fax capabilities, fitness and sauna facilities, a 24-hour convenience store, self service and hotel laundry facilities, complimentary shuttle anywhere within a 3-mile radius from hotel, complimentary shuttle service to NY Waterway Ferry and complimentary shuttle service to NJ Lightrail.
The hotel features 122 spacious Junior and One-Bedroom suites large enough for work, study or relaxation. Their Empire Suites feature spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline along with an additional whirlpool tub. All suites feature the comforts of home, including:
- Fully equipped kitchen, full-size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, two-burner stove top, and coffee maker, two flat-screen televisions with On-Demand movies, two phones with voicemail, iron/ironing board and hair dryer and an alarm clock with MP3 connectivity.
The rooms are cosy and welcoming after each day of exploration in the city that never sleeps. The two-seater sofa in the living room can also be converted into a bed. With such efficient service and friendly staff, its easy to explore Edgewater or head to Midtown, Manhattan in a jiffy. With the complimentary shuttle service provided by the hotel and complimentary bus services around Manhattan provided by NY Waterway, expenses on taxi or subway fares reduce ten-fold.
Homewood Suites by Hilton® at Edgewater is located at 10 The Promenade, Edgewater, New Jersey, United States 07020. The published rate for the 1 King Bed 1 Bedroom Suite starts at USD169 per. Rates may vary according to season and lenght of stay. Visit Homewood Suites by Hilton® at Edgewater for more information on reservations and rates.
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