Let me start by saying that I have read the previous reviews, and customer care responses and I can attest to what they promised, things HAVE improved.
If you get a special deal on the room, you can get it for well under $100 all-inc. I was expecting to "get what you paid for" but no, I was pleasantly surprised by the following:
1. Room was very nice, clean and spacious.
2. Bathroom was great, except for the curtain being a bit too narrow for the bathtub.
3. LCD TV was a lot larger than average hotel TVs.
4. 24hr coffeeshop in the lobby that's manned and has actually attractive baked goods!
5. FREE wifi that was actually fast and doesn't block VOIP apps like Viber.
6. Nice clean and presentable lobby that is actually manned.
My only criticisms were:
1. Parking is $12 (not bad I agree, but given the airport location, they can afford to give guests free parking).
2. The surrounding area is UGLY. You don't really want to look out the window (granted, they have little control over that).
3. The hotel exterior direly needs a facelift. You would never expect the quality of the lobby/rooms if judging by how the hotel looks from outside.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Newly renovated Crowne Plaza Newark Airport Hotel offers 24-hour Free Shuttle Service to Newark Liberty International Airport every 30 minutes. Located just off I-95 in Elizabeth, NJ, the Crowne Plaza Newark Airport Hotel is the closest hotel to the terminals around the airport area. Visiting New York City? Take advantage of our courtesy shuttle to the airport where you can catch the airtrain that will drop you off at the airport train station, and you will be at NYC Penn Station within 20 minutes! It is also easy to visit The Prudential Center, home of the New Jersey Devils; Meadowlands Sports Complex, home of the NY Giants and NY Jets. We're close to Rutgers University, NJIT, UMDNJ, the Newark Museum and Jersey Gardens Mall.Business guests appreciate that our hotel in Elizabeth, NJ is close to major businesses. Port Newark - Elizabeth Marine Terminal is five miles, and our hotel is only five minutes from downtown Newark. The Liberty Cruise Port is only 15 minutes away. Our hotel is the 'Place to Meet' with facilities that are tailored to meet your needs. We feature one restaurants and lounge where you can meet with clients for a great meal. Other amenities include a 24-hour coffee shop; a professionally designed fitness center; indoor pool, and free high-speed Internet access. Book your stay at the Crowne Plaza Newark Airport hotel to discover a great hotel in Elizabeth, NJ. Daily Parking Fee $12. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Newark Airport Hotel Elizabeth
- Crowne Plaza Elizabeth
- Crowne Plaza Hotel Elizabeth
- Sheraton Elizabeth
- Four Points Elizabeth
- Four Points Sheraton Newark Airport
- Elizabeth Four Points
- Elizabeth Sheraton