April 15, 2024

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Where to Stay for Business in New Jersey

Where to Stay for Business in New Jersey

Are you travelling to New Jersey for business and worry about where you will be staying? If you are on an expensed trip, are you sure that your allowance with cover your hotel room and your food – and if you are funding the trip yourself, the matter of how much it will all cost can give you literal sleepless nights! But fear not, as well as some prestige hotels, New Jersey also boasts a good range of more budget friendly accommodation – and you are sure to find something that will suit your pocket. Wherever you decide to stay, an NJ limo will get you to and from your appointments in style, and give your business partners a great impression of you. Let’s take a look at some of the options. 


Some Airbnb hosts have taken liberties with the founding principles of Airbnb – which is meant to be a neighbourly model in which guests stay very cheaply in hosts homes for a night or two. These rogue hosts turn entire second properties into expensive and luxurious Airbnb accommodations, offering a high-end service which completely undermines the idea of an Airbnb as a cheap alternative to hotel rooms. Fortunately, there are still some of the original type of host on the market, and this is true in New Jersey, where you can find a cosy home away from home for the duration of your trip. 

Cheap and Cheerful Hotel 

The equivalent of three-star hotels in the US, smaller hotel chains offer clean if small rooms that are perfect for the sole traveller who will not be spending too much time in their hotel room, but will return to it to sleep in reasonable comfort. These hotels are plentiful in New Jersey which is a popular destination with domestic tourists, as well as those from further afield, such as yourself. 

Heritage Inns Heritage inns are similar to stately homes in the UK, with a more commercial aspect to them! Old homes and stables, from the early days of American Independence, are highly sought after for their age, but many are unsuitable for use as homes – a dearth of servants and lack of mod cons puts many potential buyers off. But one industry that loves large and unwieldly buildings that can be freely gutted and remodelled inside is the hotel industry who will retain as much of the old charm as possible (well-established gardens, ornamental ponds, large dining rooms and kitchens) while furiously modernising everything else to install modern bathrooms, clean and often spacious bedrooms, and all the mod cons the frequent traveller has come to expect. Heritage inns are often in high demand for weddings and the like, but in quieter times, you will be able to score a room fairly cheaply, from which to conduct your business. The address of a heritage inn will give you more cachet with your potential business partner, and is well worth paying a little more for, if you can stretch your budget that far then nothing like that!