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“Best option in downtown Newark” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hilton Newark Penn Station

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Hilton Newark Penn Station
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Gateway Center - Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102   |  
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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews
“Best option in downtown Newark”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The Hilton at Newark Penn Station is right across the street from the Newark train station (walk out of the train station and you are there). The location is excellent, and the staff are very helpful and professional. Newark is not the safest city, but the Hilton felt very safe and has security features that prevent any problems for guests (vigilant staff, key cards required in the elevator, etc.). I ordered one meal from room service and it was fine (at the level I expected from a Hilton). The bar is comfortable and serves good local food and has a decent selection of beer on tap or in bottles. The rooms need to be updated physically (this Hilton hasn't been remodelled in a long time) but the staff kept my room very clean and everything worked fine. The bathrooms in the rooms are very small. This hotel is also convenient to the Ironbound district if you like Portuguese food.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Colonial Beach, Virginia
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

I will preface this review by saying that I have been to NYC at least a dozen times and have never stayed in the same hotel twice.

I've stayed in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and in a few places in New Jersey - usually trying to save money since hotels in the city are so expensive.

During my last visit, I settled on this hotel and I have already booked another stay here for later in the year.

The hotel is literally connected to Penn Station as in you don't even have to go outside to get on the train. This was very convenient since it was raining and very cold when I was there last December. It's only about 20 minutes to Manhattan.

The hotel staff was probably the nicest I have ever encountered and I've stayed in a lot of hotels. The rooms are impeccably clean and parking is only $11/night.

There is a bar/restaurant on the floor that is reasonably priced and other shops that are a part of the connecting catwalk to Penn Station are literally footsteps from the hotel elevators. Also, it is very safe.

If you can find a good deal on this hotel, it's the most affordable place to stay while visiting the city.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Orlando, FLorida
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47 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This hotel was great for the conference I recently attended down the street. Convenient free shuttle to the airport, very good service, and although downtown Newark isnt the best, this is a nice respite if you have to be there. I saw lots of families using it as a home base for a NYC trip and it is across the street from Penn Station Newark so it's definitely convenient if you dont mind trains.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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Newark new jersey, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Excellent service veto convenient right across fruition the grey hound bus station I hay no problems at all this wad my second time using this hotel!!! Everything I neededed right in the same location.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We landed at Newark & checked in trouble free in this hotel. While there's nothing unique about the hotel or about our stay experience there, our stay at the hotel was comfortable & the staff was friendly. The best.. the penn train station wad right under our feet..quite Literally

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Tacoma, Washington
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82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

We chose this Hilton because it is connected to Penn Station Newark by a walking bridge and has a free shuttle to the airport. It's everything you expect from a Hilton. Good food at the on site restaurant and monitored 24 hrs a day. We never felt scared even though people had warned us against staying in Newark. It is an easy inexpensive ticket on NJ transit into NYC Penn Station.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Baldwin, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

we looked at several hotels while planning our trip to New York city, this was a great choice, a very short walk to the train station and a 15 minute ride into the city. The rooms and hotel were very nice. the staff was very friendly, I would highly recommended this hotel for your trips into new York.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Address: Gateway Center - Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Newark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newark
#4 Family Hotel in Newark
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Newark Penn Station 3.5*
Number of rooms: 253
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