nj_hotel_shuttle_to_manhattanThere are a handful NJ hotels that advertise a shuttle service in and out of Manhattan. There is a group of hotels that do this located in an area called North Bergen, but the best hotel in terms of shuttle reliability and overall amenities is the Doubletree at Fort Lee, NJ.

As for the DoubleTree, the shuttle service to and from Manhattan costs $20 round trip and is run by the hotel. It will take about 20 minutes to get into Manhattan depending on traffic. The shuttle drops guests off at a sister Hilton on 54th street about 10 blocks shy of Times Square. This pickup and drop off location provides a safe, warm and dry place to wait for your return shuttle.

The other four hotels in New Jersey that advertise a shuttle service into NYC are located closer to the Lincoln Tunnel in North Bergen. These hotels source the shuttle to a 3rd party company, meaning the hotel itself doesn’t run the shuttle service.

North Bergen (Hotel Shuttles)

Neighborhood Vibe: North Bergen is a hilly neighborhood with an extremely high population density. Wherever you go, there will be people there. There are a few parks in the area and decent restaurants. But it is mostly a bland mix of retail areas and housing developments..

Who is Best for this Location?

thumbs_up North Bergen offers up economy hotels that have various levels of shuttle service to Manhattan. Travelers uncomfortable taking public transit will appreciate these options. In some cases shuttle run from the hotel lobby in other cases they pickup and drop off at a nearby intersection. North Bergen Hotels.

getting_around_48Getting Around: Public transportation in this area is not readily available. Area hotels offer van service into New York City. Otherwise, driving is your best bet.

Fort Lee (Hotel Shuttle)

Neighborhood Vibe: Fort Lee is just across the George Washington Bridge from New York. It’s easily accessible from I-95 and has some beautiful waterfront areas on the Hudson River. .

Who is Best for this Location?

thumbs_up Those who want to stay in a suburban setting and not deal with any form of public transit to get access to NYC by using the hotel shuttle service which picks guests up in the hotel lobby. Fort Lee Hotels.

getting_around_48Getting Around: The hotels in the area all offer shuttle service into NYC. If you do not wish to take the shuttle or you want to see more of New Jersey, driving or the bus are your best options.

Best NJ Hotel with Shuttle to Manhattan

Weekday Avg. Rate $141
Weekend Avg. Rate $145

Transit SystemHotel Van Service
Closest StationVan
Blocks to Station Van
Manhattan DestinationVan
Commute TimeVan
ParkingFree parking
WifiFree Wifi
BreakfastAvailable at hotel restaurant; not included with booking
Airport ShuttleNo shuttle
Area ShuttleNo shuttle
RestaurantCafe Milano (Italian and Continental), SUGI (Japanese), The Atrium Lounge
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolIndoor with hot tub
Smoking RoomsNon-smoking property wide.
Room TypeSuite rooms available with living space, and standard 1 king or 2 queens (or 2 doubles)
PetsService animals allowed