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Motel 6 Elizabeth, NJ - Newark Liberty Intl Airport
2 out of 5
819 Spring Street, Elizabeth, NJ
Free Cancellation
The price is $67 per night from Apr 22 to Apr 23
Situated near the airport, this motel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from The Mills at Jersey Gardens and within 6 mi (10 km) of Prudential Center and Military Park. New Jersey ...
2.3/5 (975 reviews)
"This was such a waste of money, I wish I had paid more and stayed some place nicer. You could hear rats crawling through the walls at night. The floor was warped, it smelled, and gave off a general unpleasantness. Spend the extra $30 and go someplace nicer if you can afford it."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Motel 6 Elizabeth, NJ - Newark Liberty Intl Airport
Travelodge by Wyndham Avenel Woodbridge
2 out of 5
969 US 1, Avenel, NJ
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $64 per night from Apr 24 to Apr 25
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Union County Performing Arts Center, Woodbridge Center, and Woodbridge Community Center. Menlo ...
2/5 (134 reviews)
"The room was nice and comfortable but it was a little cold in there that's the only complaint that I had"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Avenel Woodbridge
Swan Motel
2.5 out of 5
301 E Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ
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The price is $99 per night from May 3 to May 4
Situated in Linden, this motel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Union County Performing Arts Center and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Rahway River Park. Kean University and Hyatt ...
4/5Very Good! (67 reviews)
"Hotel was nice clean room was nice and comfortable staff had a wonderful and pleasant attitude"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Swan Motel
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Hudson Plaza Motel
2 out of 5
190 West 63rd Street, Route 440 North, Bayonne, NJ
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The price is $88 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Statue of Liberty, Newport Center Mall, and Cape Liberty Cruise Port. Times Square and MetLife ...
2.7/5 (173 reviews)
"It's clean and affordable. The staff is really nice too."

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Hudson Plaza Motel
Super 8 by Wyndham Rahway/Newark
2 out of 5
1360 US Highway 1, Rahway, NJ
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The price is $85 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated in Rahway, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Woodbridge Center, Woodbridge Community Center, and Menlo Park Mall. Middlesex County College and Kean ...
3.2/5 (355 reviews)
"I booked the room for me and my son. That he kept turning off and we slept through the night in the cold when I woke up in the morning I called the front desk it took them 20 to 30 minutes to even turn the heat on so half my stay me and my son was in the cold."

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Rahway/Newark
Rodeway Inn
2 out of 5
568 Washington Ave, Belleville, NJ
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The price is $109 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated in Belleville, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Rutgers University Newark, Prudential Center, and New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Military Park ...
2.8/5 (79 reviews)
"Room was a bit messy and there were trash bags blocking my door in the morning"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2020

Rodeway Inn
Americana Motel
1 out of 5
942 US Highway 1, Avenel, NJ
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The price is $48 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated in Avenel, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Woodbridge Center, Union County Performing Arts Center, and Woodbridge Community Center. Joseph Medwick ...
2.2/5 (73 reviews)
My Motel Experience at Americano.
"My stay at Americano was pleasant and peaceful."

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Americana Motel
Rest Inn - Elizabeth
2.5 out of 5
454 Maple Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
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The price is $90 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated in Elizabeth, this motel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Kean University and within 9 mi (15 km) of The Mills at Jersey Gardens and Prudential Center. Staten ...
2.7/5 (13 reviews)
"I like the bedding. It was very comfortable. Slept well despite being close to the highway."

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Rest Inn - Elizabeth
Hollywood Motel
1 out of 5
966 US Highway 1, Avenel, NJ
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The price is $61 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated in Avenel, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Union County Performing Arts Center, Woodbridge Center, and Woodbridge Community Center. Joseph Medwick ...
2.9/5 (189 reviews)
Nice for price
"Place was remodeled nicely. Only problem was the toilet seat,was very old.they remodeled the whole place but left a old toilet seat.🤔"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Hollywood Motel
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport

3.5 out of 5
128 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ
The price is $95 per night from May 1 to May 2
3.7/5Good! (1,162 reviews)
"last minute availability."

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott

4 out of 5
Newark International Airport, 1 Hotel Road, Newark, NJ
The price is $99 per night from Apr 24 to Apr 25
4.3/5Excellent! (1,774 reviews)
"The hotel was very well run."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott
Crowne Plaza Newark Airport, an IHG Hotel

Crowne Plaza Newark Airport, an IHG Hotel

3.5 out of 5
901 Spring St, Elizabeth, NJ
The price is $93 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
3.7/5Good! (939 reviews)
"Nice place to stay if you have kids. The kids love it."

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2021

Crowne Plaza Newark Airport, an IHG Hotel
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Newark Motels for the Frugal Traveler

There are more than 140 hotels and other lodging choices in Newark, though there are only 3 affordable motels. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.

Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy all that Newark has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Prudential Center, Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, and Cape Liberty Cruise Port.

Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as convenient lodging for the tired traveler driving along America's major roadways. Motels often have free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool.

Here are some of our customers’ favorite Newark motels available to book:

Super 8 by Wyndham Rahway/Newark

  • Stay within a 20-minute drive of Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall and Seton Hall University.
  • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Hudson Plaza Motel

  • Free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a 10-minute drive of Journal Square and Statue of Liberty.

Rodeway Inn

  • Enjoy access to the fitness center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Prudential Center and New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

What to Do in Newark

Check out the area's great live music and acclaimed theater scene while you're sightseeing. People visiting Newark love its shops.

Here are some popular places:

  • Prudential Center
  • Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall
  • Cape Liberty Cruise Port

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Military Park
  • Newark Lincoln Park
  • Independence Park

You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

  • Turtle Back Zoo
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Bronx Zoo

Newark is also notable for its:

  • Hockey
  • Ice skating
  • University life

Best Time to Visit Newark

Figure out the ideal time to visit Newark by checking these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 56° F and nighttime temperatures average 24° F
  • April-June: 85° F is the daytime average and 39° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 86° F and nighttime averages are around 54° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 71° F during the day and 26° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 46.26 inches in a year

How to Get to Newark and Around the Area

Newark Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) Airport 3.1 mi (5 km)
Linden, NJ (LDJ) Airport 9.1 mi (14.7 km)
Teterboro, NJ (TEB) Airport 9.8 mi (15.8 km)
Military Park Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.3 km)
Washington Street Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.4 km)
NJPAC - Center Street Station Metro Station 0.4 mi (0.7 km)
Newark Penn Station Train Station 0.4 mi (0.6 km)
Newark Broad St Station Train Station 0.8 mi (1.3 km)
Harrison Station Train Station 0.9 mi (1.4 km)

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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Newark?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Newark. Not-to-be-missed sights include Prudential Center, The Mills at Jersey Gardens, and Military Park.
What are motels like?
At most motels, you’ll often find free parking and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room directly from the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace at the end of the 1940s with the popularity of car travel and road trip vacations, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Newark?
Motel 6 Elizabeth, NJ - Newark Liberty Intl Airport: Stay within a 10-minute drive of The Mills at Jersey Gardens and Prudential Center. Enjoy access to the RV/bus/truck parking, and freebies including WiFi and an airport shuttle. Travelodge by Wyndham Avenel Woodbridge: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like pillowtop beds. It’s located within a 20-minute drive of Staten Island Mall and Rutgers New Brunswick. Americana Motel: Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking. If driving, you’ll be within 19 minutes of Starland Ballroom. Swan Motel: You’ll be located within 11 minutes of The Mills at Jersey Gardens by car. Room amenities like free WiFi are included, along with freebies like breakfast, parking, and an airport shuttle. Hudson Plaza Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Liberty State Park and Hoboken Waterfront. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
How many motels can I expect to find in Newark?
Expedia has 9 affordable motels in Newark.
What things can I to do in Newark?
Check out the area’s acclaimed theater scene and great live music while you’re sightseeing. People visiting Newark love its shops. Some popular places to visit include Prudential Center, The Mills at Jersey Gardens, and Military Park. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: South Mountain Reservation, Independence Park, and Branch Brook Park. Attractions the whole family can enjoy include Turtle Back Zoo and Hyatt Hills Golf Course.
What's the seasonal weather like in Newark?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Newark to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 36°F. Average annual precipitation for Newark is 46 inches.
What are my options for getting around Newark when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Newark to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR), which is located 3.1 mi (5 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away. You can take advantage of metro transit at Military Park Station, Washington Street Station, and NJPAC - Center Street Station.

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