Recommended Hotel: America’s Best Value Inn
Why: Best Rates, Clean Rooms, Free Breakfast
The only hotel walking distance from the Irvington Bus Terminal is the America’s Best Value Inn. It’s cheap and basic at an average rate of $63 per night. There is free parking, breakfast, and wifi. These factors make up for the mediocre reviews a bit. Don’t expect anything special here, just a clean room. Guests also noted that the area made them feel a bit anxious at night, but during the day people generally feel safe. We recommend America’s Best Value Inn for a one night stay before flying in or out of Newark.
Who is Best for this Location?
Travelers who need a very affordable place to stay near an express bus route to NYC. Hotels offer a shuttle to Newark Airport.
Neighborhood Vibe: The Irvington neighborhood is just a few miles from Newark Airport. It’s a typical suburban area without too much to do. The area has a high crime rate, so many people do not wish to live here. Most visitors are just passing through on their way to or from the airport.
Getting Around: The best way to get around this area without a car is by bus. You can be at Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan in about 40 minutes. Newark Airport is just 25 minutes away on the 37 bus.
What to Eat: Caribbean food is the way to go in Irvington. Even though there are many restaurants in Irvington, the best ones serve Caribbean food. Jacob’s Restaurant is known for Haitian dishes like rice and beans with snapper. Another solid Haitian food option is Danie Restaurant, which also serves some American staples. Big G’s serves excellent curried goat and beef patties.
Things to Do: The Turtle Back Zoo is about eight miles from the Irvington Bus Terminal and it’s a fun place to take kids. The Thomas Edison National Historic Park in West Orange is of interest to history buffs.
Book #1 Irvington Hotel – America’s Best Value Inn
|Weekday Avg. Rate $60|
|Weekend Avg. Rate $70|
|Transit System||NJ Transit (Bus)|
|Closest Station||Irvington Bus Terminal|
|Blocks to Station||3|
|Manhattan Destination||NY Penn Station|
|Commute Time||40 mins|
|Breakfast||Free buffet cold and hot items|
|Airport Shuttle||Complimentary shuttle to airport|
|Area Shuttle||No shuttle|
|Smoking Rooms||Non-smoking property wide.|
|Room Type||Standard only, 1 king, 2 queens (or 2 doubles)|
|Pets||Service animals allowed|