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Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Elizabeth
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

I've stayed here many times - the hotel had a major facelift in the past 2 years. Rooms are very comfortable and nicely appointed. Common areas are very modern - nice restaurant/lounge with excellent food and good service/ambiance. Food in the concierge lounge is very good as well but the service is lacking to non-existing. Nice fitness center but equipment isn't maintained appropriately. Would definitely recommend -this hotel is a great value for the area.

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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

We stayed at the Renaissance the night before our flight to Hawaii, so that we could skip rush-hour traffic and get up a little later to get to our flight. The hotel is very contemporary, and is one of the best airport hotels I’ve seen. Rooms were nice and modern, beds were comfortable, and service was great. Though we got in late and didn’t have time to experience the hotel, it looked really nice, from the bar to indoor swimming pool to the workout room. The only issue I saw was the airport shuttles didn’t hold very many people. It runs every 20 minutes, but even though we were on time for the 7:20am shuttle, there was no room to get on, so we had to wait for the 7:40am shuttle. The same thing happened to people trying to get on the 7:40am shuttle.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Although the lobby and rooms went through a renovation, the property still seems dated. It was okay, but not as stylish as other Renaisance can be. If you get a good price and need to be at the airport this hotel may be a good fit.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

Rather than drive from Connecticut through New York to get to Newark Airport by leaving at 3am for a 6am check-in and find airport parking, we drove the day before to this Renaissance, spent the night and had a week of parking. The hotel is inviting in winter with glass enclosed flame as one enters. The room was pleasant.. Dinner so-so. Parking in the back permitted us a spot close to the door to the rear of this renovated hotel. The whole property was enclosed by a fence with a gateman at the front. Felt safe. Various airlines people arriving frequently. We anticipate staying there again.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Stayed here for one night when my flight home from Newark was cancelled. The hotel décor is really fantastic – it was very modern and boutique which pleasantly surprised me since I expected it to be like any other chain hotel. The room (king bed) was spacious and modern, very clean. Good toiletries (Aveda). The bed was comfortable. The maids started up making lots of noise in the hallway before even 8am. Other than that, good stay for one night. The airport shuttle comes on the hour and every 20 minutes – it is a very short ride to Terminal A (less than 10 minutes). Also, the staff in the restaurant were really nice. I have never stayed at a Renaissance before and if they are all like this one, I would definitely consider staying in one again!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

Stayed at this wonderful hotel for one evening while visiting area for a concert. Prudential center was a short cab ride, cost around $25 one way. Close enough but quiet distance away. Everything was beautifully decorated, staff was great and welcoming and rooms were very comfortable. After the concert we enjoyed the warm, intimate seating area, bar and dining. The food was outstanding, and I am a very picky person. My husband says I should be a food critic! We would go back for the food alone! Nothing bad to say about this place and the cost was acceptable! Keep up the great work, we look forward to stay again!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

This was my first stay at this hotel and the only negatives were that there was no wifi in the rooms and no hot tub in pool area. Even the Internet in the lobby was very slow. Breakfast could be updated a bit also.

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Additional Information about Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel

Address: 1000 Spring St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2113 (Formerly Doubletree Hotel Newark Airport)
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Elizabeth
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Elizabeth
#2 Green Hotel in Elizabeth
#2 Romantic Hotel in Elizabeth
Price Range: $123 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 396
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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