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Garden State Motor Lodge

Us Highway 22 & Vauxhall Road, Union, NJ 07083
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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East Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I have to wonder how (even if you are from out of state, that people don't know that this motel is for intimate encounters only. They have hourly room rates. How would you figure anyplace with hourly rates would be a place for family or an overnight stay? They serve the purpose that they are designed for. Intimate Encounters; that's... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

I worked at this place as a housekeeper and from what I know its very nasty. They dont clean with water sometimes they dont change the sheets or comforters also they have a huge bed bug problem....I advice everyone that planning on looking for a stay to find another spot

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

$52 for 1 bed room Value: 1/5 - For the quality, this place should cost only $10/night Rooms: 1/5 - Dark, only 1 incandescent light, small bathroom, tiny sink, no bath tub, only shower, broken mirror, broken doors, filthy chairs/floor, the small chair has pieces of the cushion missing. 2 small travel soap bar, no shampoo/body wash. the bathroom is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2009

we are new to the area and me and my spouse wanted to get a night out from the kids and inlaws. I checked out the web to see what motels were in the area and since this was close to our home we decided to go there. Well this motel is nothing like the web site (which by the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

First I want to say that I am LOVING the new renovations and the THEME ROOMS!! I have stayed at this motel over 10 times and have rented the theme rooms time and time again. The rooms make you feel at HOME.The queen and king rooms are very nice as well. I like the new look of the property which... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2009

My Man got us a room in the upper rear section a while back and we had a great time, the room was clean and no one bothers you, movies on the TV add to the moment if you know what I mean, the costs was good, service was ok, parking is close and the hallways keep you out of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2009

i recently stayed at the garden state motel and i have to say that the owner is making some nice changes. there are theme rooms now at the motel and the are very nice. i think it was a great decision to put them in. only thing missing is a jacuzzi which would boost up the clientele. i was happy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2007

My boyfriend and I goes there very often for "privacy." The sheets smell like bleach and depending on the room the bathrooms are small but it's acceptional and low priced

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2005

Despite the security gate and cameras, a guest does not feel safe at all. The hotel staff does not give you all the information you need (i.e. no cash refunds-only a check even if you paid by cash). If you have children with you they will not allow you to view any movies playing at all (i.e. movies that you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2004

On a recent visit to New Jersey we stayed at the GARDEN STATE MOTOR LODGE and found everything acceptable. The staff was friendly and our room was newly renovated. Considering the cost ( UNDER 60.00 PER NIGHT) we got our moneys worth. We would not hesitate to use this motor lodge again.

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