The Best Hotels to Book in Edison, New Jersey

If you're looking for wide-open green spaces and quaint restaurants for your next trip, take a look at a great stay in Edison
If you're looking for wide-open green spaces and quaint restaurants for your next trip, take a look at a great stay in Edison | Courtesy of Quality Inn Edison / Booking.com
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22 November 2021
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An hour’s drive from New York, Edison puts you within reach of the city without all the hustle and bustle. That said, its proximity to the sprawling Rutgers University means it has all the restaurants, breweries and diversions you’d expect from a small town that caters to a large university. Throw in the open green spaces, duck ponds and live cultural events of Roosevelt Park and Edison makes its case as a destination in its own right. Check out our selection of the best hotels in Edison, New Jersey – bookable on Culture Trip – so you can explore the sights well-rested.

Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center, for convention-goers

A double room at the Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center with pattern carpet
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With the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center just a few minutes away, this hotel is perfect if you’re in town for a large-scale event. After you put your business cards away for the day, take a well-earned dip in the heated pool or whirlpool. For late-night snacks, their grab-and-go Pavilion Pantry is open around the clock.

Crowne Plaza Edison, an IHG Hotel, for fitness enthusiasts

A family room at Crowne Plaza Edison with pattern carpet and desk
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Get in a few reps or a long run at this hotel, where the large fitness center is packed with cardio equipment and free weights. After a healthy start to your day, grab a well-earned stack of hotcakes with all the fixings at Christie’s Restaurant. By night, Christie’s becomes a popular place to meet for cocktails and bar snacks.

Extended Stay America Suites Edison Raritan Center, for a second home

A double room at Extended Stay America Suites - Edison with pattern carpet and forest views
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As the name suggests, this hotel is designed to feel like a home and caters to guests who are in town for more than a night or two. No matter how long you stay, the large and airy, studio-style rooms come with full kitchenettes – complete with all the utensils you need to self-cater – and a well-designed workspace that can act as your office-away-from-office.

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Edison-South Plainfield, for luxury near Metropark

A family room at Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Edison-South Plainfield with pattern carpet and floral walls
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If you’re using Edison as the starting point for a long train journey, this hotel is ideally located just a few minutes from the Metropark train hub. At the tail end of your trip, the suites offer a welcome break – after spending many nights in a cabin, you’ll be thrilled with the marble bathrooms, well-lit desks and dreamy pillow-top mattresses.

Quality Inn Edison-New Brunswick, for a wallet-friendly stay

A family room at Quality Inn Edison with pattern floor and art on walls
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Located less than an hour from Manhattan and 30 minutes from regional sights like the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, this wallet-friendly inn is well-positioned for resting your head after a day of exploring. Return to a room with a mini-refrigerator and relax against fluffy pillows to watch premium movies on your flat-screen TV.

Comfort Inn Edison – New Brunswick, for the convenient location

A double room at Comfort Inn Edison with carpets, desk and tv
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Enjoy easy access to Edison and New Brunswick attractions at this budget-friendly inn. From the New Brunswick Cultural Center to the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center – both around 5mi (8km) away – and from Rutgers University to New York City, this hotel isn’t too far from anything. Around-the-clock free coffee in the lobby and grab-and-go breakfasts guarantee speedy starts to your days in Edison.

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