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Hilton Newark Penn Station

New York - All Airports, NY, US (NYC)

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Attached to Newark Penn Station, this conveniently located hotel is just blocks away from many attractions.
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Hilton Newark Penn Station
One Gateway Center, Newark, NJ US 07102

24 Hour Complimentary Hotel Shuttle To And From Newark Liberty International Airport.

Business and Leisure Travel Friendly
Both business and leisure travelers will be delighted with the convenient location of the Hilton Newark Penn Station. Focus on your spreadsheets and presentations during the day and then hop on the train to enjoy Manhattan later that night. Completely renovated in 2007 the hotel features all the comforts of home in the clean and comfortable Guestrooms.

The Best of Both Worlds
Guestrooms at the Hilton Newark Penn Station provide a cozy place to rest your head as well as a spacious work area for you to get down to business. If you can pry yourself away from the Serenity Bed with fluffy pillows and down-filled comforter, you can plug in your MP3 player into the Alarm Clock Radio with MP3 connection and then crank up some motivating music to help you get all your work done with the help of the high-speed Internet that is provided. Other in-room amenities include:

  • Two-Line Phones with Voicemail
  • Coffeemaker
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Chair and Ottoman

For Your Convenience
The quality and convenience offered at the Hilton Newark Penn Stations doesn`t stop at the fabulous Guestrooms. Casual dining is available on-site at the Market Street Bar and Grill which features delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner. A full service Starbucks is also available on-site.
Other on-site amenities include:

  • High-Speed Wireless Internet Available
  • Complimentary USA Today Delivered Daily
  • Fitness Room by Precor
  • 24 Hour Business Center
  • Indoor/Outdoor Garage Parking On Site

More to See and Do in New Jersey

  • Enjoy the sights, sounds and shopping of Manhattan with a quick fifteen minute train ride.
  • Catch a New Jersey Devils game or one of countless concerts at the Prudential Center, located only two blocks away from the Hilton Newark Penn Station.
  • The Newark Museum is devoted to both art and science and is a short ten minute walk away.

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • AAA Approved
  • ATM Machine
  • Audio/Visual Equipment (+)
  • Business Center
  • Business Services (+)
  • Cafe (+)
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Children's Program
  • Coffee Shop (+)
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Rooms
  • Continental Breakfast (+)
  • Dry Cleaning Service (+)
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Executive Floor
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fitness Facility
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Free Morning Paper (*/Free)
  • Full Breakfast (+)
  • Gift Shop on Property (+)
  • Ice Machine
  • Interior Corridors
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility (+)
  • Lounge/Bar (+)
  • Luggage Storage
  • Multilingual Staff
  • News Stand (+)
  • On-Site Check In
  • Parking (Fee)
  • Pet-Friendly (+)
  • Postal Services
  • Public Internet Access (+)
  • Restaurant (+)
  • Room Service (+)
  • Safe Deposit at Front Desk
  • Security Guard
  • Shoe Shine
  • Shuttle To Airport (surcharge)
  • VIP Rooms (+)
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Wedding Services (+)
  • Wheelchair Access Elevator
  • Widescreen TV
  • Wireless Internet Access (+)
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 1344 reviews
from Singapore, Singapore
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Hotel was booked through my company travel system. Great location next to train station to get to New York Room is a bit small but OK and clean. Check in and out was fast. Rooms can be noisy if facing the station because there will be honking of cars as people picked up passengers or family from the station so be aware of that if you get a room facing the station. But great service is the free shuttle to and from Newark Liberty International Airport
from North SF Bay
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Stayed here because we were getting on a cruise out of Liberty Harbor/Bayonne. If arriving on the Acela, as we did, you will get off at the New Jersey Penn Station and the walkway is right there leading you directly to the lobby. The people behind the desk are welcoming. I am sure we asked the same questions as everyone else and yet they were friendly and quick to answer our transportation questions. We arrived earlier than we thought and we were pleased that our room was ready for us. This al... Read more
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 22-05-2016
My wife and I visit a lot. We have stayed all over, This is the best option for us. Free shuttle picks you up at P4 parking garage. Once in the hotel, a pedestrian overpass connects you to Penn station. Walk out to the Path train platform and buy a MTA Metrocard. Board the path train to WTC, ($2.50 ea). Walk out into the WTC transit center. Take pictures. Outside also. Go anywhere in the city. Return/repeat. Hilton quality+ price/logistics/convenience, Finest kind! Check out the Metro Cafe... Read more
from Maplewood, New Jersey
Submitted on 23-05-2016
This Hilton is outdated to be in such a prime location. I mean right across from penn station and amenities from the year 2000. Let's step up the interior it's not that hard to swap out tvs and old alarms
Submitted on 24-05-2016
The location is great for access to NYC and N.J. rail lines. The hotel itself is Good. Reserved a queen bed, received a room with 2 doubles. Service at the restaurant was abysmal. Would probably stay here again but mostly because of the location. Otherwise, nothing special.
from Buffalo, New York
Submitted on 30-05-2016
The location was perfect the service was excellent but the room could have been cleaner as far as the bed linen in bathroom. I like the fact that there was a Subway located inside the hotel. The staff was very friendly
from Port Republic, Virginia
Submitted on 31-05-2016
I needed to be able to get to my appointments in Newark and in NYC and this location can't be beat; connected to the train station and only a 15 minute ride (via NJ Transit) to NY Penn. Clean hotel and friendly staff.
from Leesburg, United States
Submitted on 03-06-2016
It was disappointing to learn that concierge services were greatly diminished during our weekend stay. We should have been advised of this policy when we paid for our upgrade. We chose this Hilton due to its proximity to the Newark Penn station. This was a great choice and made our travel to NYC a breeze.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 04-06-2016
The digital key I suggest everyone use it it's very convenient and easy to use.Staff was very helpful and worked efficiently and friendly I would recommend this hotel to anyone for any occasion looking forward to staying here again
from Trenton, United States
Submitted on 06-06-2016
The experience was great and I will stay at the Hilton Gateway Newark again. I have stayed at the particular hotel before and will gladly continue. The hotel staff were courteous and respectful. The room was clean and comfortable. The price for the accommodations were competitive.
from Atlanta
Submitted on 15-06-2016
Nice stay. Area is short on quality eating places but close to train to NYC. Nice and friendly staff. Bar has good food and breakfast was very well served. Plus the hotel is connected to a small mall with other options.
from Shenzhen, China
Submitted on 17-06-2016
I stayed here for 3 nights in June and the hotel is in a good location, very close to Newark Penn station. The rooms are clean and comfortable however the choice of dining option is very limited. The hotel is quiet and while a bit old on the interiors, its worth the money. The room service menu is extremely expensive, so better not to order anything from here.
from Alexandria, Virginia
Submitted on 19-06-2016
I have stayed here in the past and have not been happy. I have now stayed here twice and have to say how much has changed for the better! The staff are now great and helpful and the rooms have been redone with plenty of electric outlets. It is expensive but worth the convenience. You are across the street from the Amtrak station - but also a few great close-by restaurants too.
from Tabernacle, New Jersey
Submitted on 21-06-2016
Catered food was fresh and tasty. Check in staff was slow and unprofessional. Rooms were clean. Floor hallway had a terrible odor. Air conditioning unit was Very noisy. Location to Newark Penn Train station was very convenient and ample parking for hotel.
from River Forest, Illinois
Submitted on 21-06-2016
This Hilton property is fairly well-maintained, but not really up to the standards I would expect if this chain. My room was very clean but had loose floor tile molding and no drinking cup in the bathroom. My room on the 5th floor was very noisy from street noise, but this is not really something the hotel could address. The hotel is connected to several of the local buildings by a series of skywalks, which are very convenient. The hotel's restaurant is not the greatest by either service or ... Read more
from Boston
Submitted on 27-06-2016
Spent 2 nights at the HIlton Newark Penn Station. The location is great if you want to be close to Penn Station. There in an enclosed walkway that connects the hotel to Penn Station and to a number of adjacent office buildings. The staff was great as well - extremely courteous and efficient. The hotel is starting to show it's age. In general there seemed to be a lack of soundproofing - with loud banging of the room doors every time someone on the floor exited their room and the windows let ... Read more
Submitted on 28-06-2016
About the only think I liked about this Hilton was the location (across from Penn Station) and the Starbucks adjacent to the lobby. The hotel rooms are in need of desperate upgrade although the beds/sheets are very comfortable. Not a kid friendly place more business orientated.
from Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 29-06-2016
I had a morning meeting in downtown Newark and decided to travel to Newark by train the night before the meeting. This hotel is literally right across the street from the station - which is probably a good thing because I have been advised by friends in the area that the part of town is not necessarily the safest at night. The hotel has upgraded to the Hilton Digital Key - so if you check in online and get the Digital Key - there is no need to even stop by the front desk upon arrival. It was ... Read more
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Arrived to see a dirty plate with 2 dirty knives sitting outside my door. Left two days later to see the same plate there. When I informed the staff they blamed it on the person in the room next to me who ordered room service, which is doubtful since it was not near his room and was in the exact same place. Checked in as Hilton Honors Gold member and was not informed there was a free breakfast until I asked on my second morning. Other Hiltons provide bottled water, etc but this one did not. The ... Read more
from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Submitted on 30-06-2016
Stayed here prior to a cruise..the best thing about the hotel is the proximity to Newark Penn Station. The hotel is in serious need of renovations. Beds= I miss read and thought the double room was two queen beds... wrong two full size. That was a nightmare for my husband and I with our children in the other bed. Bathroom is tiney tiny with rust stains. Hate to say we had a better fantastic room in our cruise cabin. This hotel is worth it to get to NYC from the adjacent station other than t... Read more
from Raleigh, North Carolina
Submitted on 02-07-2016
Hilton Newark Penn Station is located right next to Penn Station in Newark as the name implies. It is an old property which needs updating. Street noise from the street was present all the time. In addition noise from rooms next door also prominent. The room air conditioning was barely function. Restaurant is basic.
from Columbia, MO, United States
Submitted on 03-07-2016
Instead of flying into Newark International Airport and taking a limo into NYC, we stayed overnight at the Hilton Newark Penn Station and took the train. We arrived after 11 pm; staff were friendly and helpful. We got a good night's sleep, had breakfast in the executive lounge and walked from the lobby through the building to the train station. In less than 30 min. we arrived at NY Penn Station; two tickets cost a total of $5. Rather than wait in a line for a taxi, we took a pedicab (w/ 4 suitca... Read more
from Philadelphia, United States
Submitted on 06-07-2016
We have been guests of this property for many years. We were treated like family the very first time and every time since in so many ways. The staff, each and every one, conducts themselves professionally and personally in a manner which clearly demonstrates their main goal...."caring". We hope to continue visiting for many years.
from New Castle, Delaware
Submitted on 09-07-2016
Ok where do I start. This hotel was in a great location since we were going to a comedy show at the NJPAC. It was an easy 7minute walk. Our room 930 was nice but we had some kind of plumbing issue going on. Water would rise from the sink drain and not go down. Andria from the front desk was awesome. She quickly apologized, went to the back then came back out and gave us some points. We are Diamond status and the service recovery was great. Breakfast was good.
from Ljubljana, Slovenia
Submitted on 12-07-2016
Stayed there for 3 nights. Room is big enough and clean. It was impossible to watch TV due lag and service interruption. Wifi works fine. Near Penn station with direct connection to New York. Parking is in another building and is not connected to hotel whitch is very incovinient. Staff were helpfull and friendly.
from Woodbridge, Virginia
Submitted on 13-07-2016
Great Service, close to transportation, shops, and restaurants. Easy to get to NY. Some noise from the trains but it wasn't bothersome. The rooms are clean and well appointed. Bathrooms are a bit small for two but doable. The breakfast included in the room is just continental, there is a 7 dollar up charge for any hot items, eggs, bacon, french toast and such.
Submitted on 15-07-2016
Very good hotel very safe and friendly and good deals Very clean and updated and we'll maintained property and very courteous Very adjusting and polite staff This place is 100000 times better than the useless manhattan nyc affinia
from Wilsden
Submitted on 16-07-2016
Convenient for both NYC and Newark airport. Clean enough but two drawbacks; v noisy air con and shuttle to airport only runs hourly. $20 in a taxi.we checked in and out late /early so didn't experience other amenities.
from Patong, Thailand
Submitted on 16-07-2016
Rooms are large and clean and very quiet. Have a great shuttle to and from the airport. The front desk staff and very rude and there is no customer service at the front desk at all. It was very disappointing for a expect so much more..
from Victoria, Canada
Submitted on 17-07-2016
We arrived early evening and took the train in to NYC the next morning. The hotel was very convenient and our room was super. We walked over to Newark Penn Station and got oriented for the next morning, came back to the hotel had good dinner and a great sleep. We loved that you just walked out of the hotel and across the concourse for the 18 minute ride into the city. We'd stay here again. After we'd been in the city for a few days I realized I'd left my 'best shawl of a lifetime' at the hotel... Read more
from Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 17-07-2016
My partner and I stayed there as we were travelling early from Newark. We had never been to Newark before so had no idea what to expect but I wouldn't ever come back the surrounding area did not seem safe at all! There were police on pretty much every corner, and there seemed to be some kind of riot going on... I most definitely wouldn't advise arriving late at night. The staff at the front desk were rather odd didn't make you feel welcome at all, we ate from the restaurant and the service was a... Read more
from West Palm Beach, Florida
Submitted on 18-07-2016
The management at the front desk is extremely well-trained and they truly care about the well-being of the visitors. I spotted Tim doing front desk duties as well as several other jobs within a very short span of time. He works very hard, and everyone else was beyond polite and helpful. Included among the great staff are Fre, Maisha, Ryan, Andrea and Erika. If you stay during the week, the concierge room is available to those on the top floors. It is amazing food and service- very high quality a... Read more
Submitted on 19-07-2016
This is a decent and convenient property close to New York city and close to the train line, and less expensive compared to options within the city. I think the best aspect of staying here is the convenient connectivity to the train network. This was my second stay at this hotel. There is a complementary hotel pickup from the Newark Airport. One should take the air train to P4 station terminal and call the hotel for a pickup after reaching there (all hotel pickups seem to happen from there). ... Read more
from Belle, West Virginia
Submitted on 20-07-2016
Don't have to leave the safety of the hotel to catch the train into NYC. Stayed here for a family vacation. Enjoyed the city everyday, with 2 evenings spent at Yankee Stadium. The train had many options for returning.
from Shanghai, China
Submitted on 23-07-2016
Good location in Newark with shuttle bus from Newark airport. Hotel connected by short walk path with Penn Station, from there direct trains to WTC and 33rd street for just 2,75 $ per person / one way. Rooms are relatively big, clean and beds are comfortable. We landed at Newark after midnight and could not reach the shuttle bus by phone (you need to call hotel). We had no other choice than taking a cab, which was not a big deal. But while check in, we got free breakfast for all of us for co... Read more
from Philadelphia
Submitted on 25-07-2016
I stay at this hotel when I have an early train to take from the train station and when I have to house guests who come to meet me at work. This time I was assigned to a room that had standing dirty water in the sink... Pretty shocking state for a room that cost more than $230... Then most channels on the TV did not work (pixelated and not viewable). It was not a pleasant stay, and I now wonder if I need to house my Newark guests elsewhere in the future.
from Clydebank, United Kingdom
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Convenient for travelling to New York when on a one night stay, pick up from Airport and you can cross the road at the Hotel and take a trip on the railway to New York central Penn Station. Hotel is a bit dated but full of atmosphere the room was lovely big and clean. Reception staff where helpful too, you can eat here but we didn't there are lots of places to eat locally and if you walk though Penn Station Newark you get to all the local restaurants too.
Submitted on 26-07-2016
I stayed here for the long weekend to attend a convention at the prudential center, having the hotel near the convention was really nice. The staff here are super friendly and solved any problems or needs that I had.
from Rochester, New York
Submitted on 26-07-2016
After finding out that my flight was delayed until the wee hours of the night, I decided to stay overnight at thishotel and take my chances on a early morning flight. I arrived by taxi ($17.00) from Newark Airport.. It is about a 10 min taxi ride. I was met by Hilton staff to unload my luggage. That went very smooth. While hotel looks nice, the location of the hotel, while not unsafe is certainly not pretty. I proceeded to checkin and they had my reservation all ready to go. One interesting comp... Read more
from Elkhart, Indiana
Submitted on 27-07-2016
Strongly suggest this hotel when visiting NYC. Short, safe, walk to the PATH train at Penn Station, then 20 minute ride to WTC or earlier stops. The only thing keeping me from rating this a 5 star is that there is no refrigerator in the rooms unless you pay the "upgrade". Plus, if you are staying on a weekend the restaurant and StarBucks hours are limited. This place is safe, modern, very clean, friendly and a great value for the money.
from Cleveland, Oh
Submitted on 28-07-2016
I recently stayed at the Hilton Newark Penn Station. I was able to redeem Hilton HHonor Points for my stay. I really enjoyed my stay here. I found the location perfect for getting in and out of NYC. I took the PATH Train on some days and the NJ Transit on others. Very easy to use both train systems and trains come all of the time. Tip: Ask the front test for timetables for the NJ Transit and PATH Trains. There is an indoor bridge that connects the hotel to the train station. Though the ... Read more
from Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-07-2016
I am struggling to find the good things in this property. Below average service. Sadly the checkout staff was very rude and abrupt! The room that was allocated to me was below average standards. Smelly bathroom, sticky carpets, below average quality toiletries. I wouldn't even go anywhere close to the bottle of water in the room. They charge an extortionate $6 for a bottle! Just outside the hotel you get a bottle of water for $1.50.. This property is Too over priced for the poor quality that the... Read more
from El Paso, United States
Submitted on 29-07-2016
The staff at the front desk was pleasant and accommodating; they noticed I would leave before breakfast and automatically changed my stay to receive the bonus points and well as provided me early access to the Honors Lounge to get snacks. The hotel's proximity to Penn Station makes it possible to quickly visit New York. Later that day I had lost my hotel key and when I went to the front desk they not only gave me a replacement but offered me and my fellow coworkers vouchers to get a meal at the ... Read more
Submitted on 03-08-2016
I stayed here overnight between international & domestic flights. Although I thought it was located a bit closer to the airport, it was still only a 20 minute ride on the free shuttle. It's also across the street from the train station, making a quick trip to NYC a breeze. Our hotel room was clean, comfortable, & quiet. Dinner at the hotel restaurant, Market Street Grill, was good, but overpriced.
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 08-08-2016
We were scheduled to spend 3 nights here but my husband's sudden illness required that we extend our stay for a further week. The staff were very helpful allowing us to keep our original room and the management helped me with e mailing and downloading paperwork for our travel insurance claim and rescheduling our flights home. The hotel has linked walkway to Newark Penn Station and therefore direct ease of travel on Amtrack and local services. Local inexpensive eating options and nearby taxi serv... Read more
from Ft. Washington, United States
Submitted on 08-08-2016
I've stayed here many times in the past on business in NYC. I'm going to stay there again rather than pay the exorbitant rates for a Manhattan hovel. This hotel strives to be an exemplar of Hilton quality. It has high traffic next to a shopping mall and several office buildings. It is directly across the street from the Newark Penn Station, good for Amtrak and NJ Transit access. If an easy commute to NYC is a consideration, this is your hotel. The staff was well-trained and responsive. The in-... Read more
Submitted on 09-08-2016
Waited 1h20 minutes for the shuttle to arrive. I saw three times all the other airport shuttle in the meantime. No apologies from the front desk. They just don't care about you. The location is horrible. You cant find good place to eat aroud and police stop you during the evening telling you to go back to your hotel because it is not safe.
from Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 10-08-2016
It was really hard to find the entrance when walking from the northwest corner. I had to walk to the entrance at night and I was lucky I wasn't alone. Everything fine once inside. Hotel is nice. Room was fine and it was clean, but had a musty smell - which I think was because the AC wasn't on. Executive Lounge was a super plus and REALLY great after a very long stressful day.
from Montreal, Quebec
Submitted on 12-08-2016
Old hotel that need renovation. Rooms and more specifically bathrooms needs renovations. Location is great, close to Penn station, takes 30' only to reach Manhattan downtown. Junk food available at the train station.
from hongkongtourist
Submitted on 12-08-2016
Walking around in the area around the Penn station may be a concern even for travellers in a group so it was a relief to learn the hotel has a connecting bridge to the train station. Lobby: the "usual" (as in welcoming, caring, knowledgable and efficient Hilton staff) Restaurant: the "usual" (as in faultless) Hilton Room: same as last time (as in all boxes checked) but in a different country....
Submitted on 14-08-2016
I am a Hilton Honors member female business traveler in her late 20s. Even with being a member, I had a small room on the 3rd floor (first floor of guestrooms)- so no reward in being loyal when staying here. I wouldn't say there was anything exceptional about this stay. Here are a list of things that I contacted the hotel about my stay with little to no reaction. 1. Safety - there are homeless people that stay in the front of the property. I was standing in front of the property at about 9pm w... Read more
from Belfast, Ireland
Submitted on 16-08-2016
Bit of a late review but here goes. We got the NJT to Penn Station and were able to simply get the escalator up to the hotel - no need to pay taxis which was great. This hotel is nice and clean. It also offers free wifi or at least was given a complimentary code whish was valid for my stay. Check in and check out were quick. Room was very comfortable. Hotel is in great location. We went to the hockey in Prudential Center which was only a 1min walk out of the building. Bus and trains are very co... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-08-2016
Staff and service was good . we stayed at the hotel because we had train to catch after our visit . the hotel is conveniently located to downtown Newark , Amtrak and path train into New York city. I would stay again!
from Cambridge, United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-08-2016
Recently completed a 4-day stay with my family. It just so happened to be one of the hottest weeks in 4 years. The skybridge connection to Newark Penn is a great convenience. Extremely easy to get to/from trains to NYC. Easy, quick eating options nearby. Better dining is farther afield. Parking is reasonable, however, is not reserved for hotel which means you have to find your own space in the connected parking garage. Garage is filled with folks using the train station. Valet parking in th... Read more
from Phoenix
Submitted on 17-08-2016
For some reason the room was ignored after i checked in. Cleaning staff must have taken a holliday. The entrance had no elivator access and the escalator was very narrow and did not fit my suitcase. The digital key did not work
Submitted on 17-08-2016
I had an excellent time at the Newark Penn Station Hilton. I had been there before and it has always been kind of okay, but this time it was like really great! They improved their service 100%. Just the restaurant needs improvement, the food is not of great quality, it is just common, with little variety. It almost looks like the restaurant is not part of the hotel but an appendage connected to the hotel, but with very little to do with the rest of the place.
from Bermuda
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Excellent location and convenient for easy access to all things in NJ and NYC. Location is secure and my family and I feel the staff are helpful and pleasant. This is my hotel of choice and I do enjoy my visits to the property immensely.
from Washington DC, United States
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Stayin in this hotel means that you'll get to downtown manhattan in 20 minutes tops! Let me remind you that it'll take you longer to get to downtown MH being already in MH! Awesome location, NJ transit and PAF are dealbreakers! Thank you! Will come again soon! And yeah, rooms are clean and SPACIOUS!
from Indianapolis, Indiana
Submitted on 08-09-2016
Hotel was excellent, service excellent, hotel was very clean. Stay was very professional and helpful. We will be returning before the end of the year. I would recommend this hotel to everyone. Great location next to the train station.
from Lagos, Nigeria
Submitted on 08-09-2016
Stayed as a couple for a few days in September 2016. Strong selling point of the hotel is its location just opposite Penn Station, as it lacked several amenities. The staff were friendly but furniture and carpets look a bit worn. There was no fridge nor microwave.
from Cleveland, OH
Submitted on 08-09-2016
We stayed here one night before a cruise out of Bayonne. The room was adequate (nothing special but we were only there one night). We chose hotel since it was connected to pen station, which was great! The only negative was the shuttle- our confirmation email said to call when you arrived at airport (which we did) but then we waited over an hour for it. We called twice and both times were told it would be there "soon." Once we arrived, we found out it leaves the airport at the bottom of ever... Read more
from Thomaston, United States
Submitted on 09-09-2016
I chose this location as we did not want to battle with New York traffic. The hotel has a breeze way that connected us to Penn Station. This was the reason for staying here. The hotel appeared to be clean and the staff was pleasant during check in. We really didn't spend much time in the room or the hotel.
from Plymouth, Minnesota, USA
Submitted on 10-09-2016
The room was clean and a typical Hilton room. The ice bucket and glasses were difficult to locate in the bottom of the nightstand between the chair and bed. The biggest challenge was the noisy A/C that had a loud fan (not untypical) but it rattled loudly as well and made it hard to sleep. I was on the 9th floor so the road noise did not bother me. The front desk was very helpful with directions to the company we were meeting with that was walking distance from the hotel.
from Europe
Submitted on 12-09-2016
Stayed here for one night during Labor weekend, just prior to flight out of Newark airport. Hotel is just steps from Penn station and connected with foot bridge. Check in was smooth, but clerk could not be bothered to write breakfast coupons (for HH Diamond), so had to return the next day and wait in line again. There was no upgrade, even if hotel was still selling executive floor rooms. Executive lounge was closed due to holidays, so got 2 bottle of water instead. Room on 8th floor was not very... Read more
from St. John's, Canada
Submitted on 12-09-2016
We stayed here for 2 nights prior to cruise that was leaving from Jersey. Excellent location because hotel is attached to Penn station. We took the train directly into Manhatten, and spent the day site seeing. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and the rooms are very clean. The only downside to this hotel is when you enter the main lobby, the reception area is on the second floor, which you have to get an escalator with your luggage. The elevators seemed to be hidden down a hallway!
from Morgantown, United States
Submitted on 14-09-2016
Nice hotel, parking and train to NYC arrangement. If you are on a tight budget, this is a great way to see NYC. You can drive to Little Italy in The Bronx or Coney Island or the ferry to Ellis Island. And you can take an inexpensive train ride into manhattan. How great is that? There is a restaurant & bar at the hotel; and a wonderful Spanish section with great restaurants, a few blocks away.
from Tampa, Florida
Submitted on 16-09-2016
We chose this Hilton for a seminar because of the proximity of the train station into the city which was an awesome convenience. -- They do close the walkway at 10:30 PM for security reasons so if you come back from the city later than that, you will have to cross the street and come in through the front of the hotel.-- Having dealt with the sales and catering staff over the phone I was already impressed with the friendliness, professionalism and the follow-up so I had preconceived notions that... Read more
from Ompah
Submitted on 17-09-2016
I really enjoyed my stay here, and I walked everywhere. The hotel is right near Ferry Street, the center of the Ironbound district with lots of great Portuguese restaurants, and shops. It is right across the road from Penn Station, New Jersey, so if you want you can take the PATH to New York. I didn't because there was enough to see for a weekend in Newark. I visited the library on Saturday, and the Museum on Sunday, both were a nice walk from the hotel. The hotel staff are all very friend... Read more
from Howell, New Jersey
Submitted on 18-09-2016
Have stayed at this property a few times. This time I was in a room facing Market Street, which was better than previous stays facing Penn Station since there is much less noise. You'll hear the train horns from any room, but fewer police sirens from enforcement of people parking near the station. The hotel itself I found comfortable. Room was spacious and had plenty of room available in the bathroom as well. As others have said it is extremely convenient when arriving or departing by train... Read more
from Phoenix
Submitted on 18-09-2016
Checked in very early in the morning. Theresa Thomas worked with us to find a room as soon as she could. Very gracious. Bed was ultra comfortable. Restaurant had coffee, juice, pastries, cereal and fruit. Good location. Appreciated the shuttle service. Kudos to Theresa for all her assistance.
from Vineland, New Jersey, United States
Submitted on 18-09-2016
Near Newark Penn Station and Prudential Center. Friendly staff and nice, comfortable accommodations. The Executive lounge offers a nice alternative to room service. Parking is easy and affordable. Nice stay.
Submitted on 18-09-2016
Very nice hotel. Only problem was the television being very difficult to change channels, volume control, sleep setting. Room was a little small, but not really a problem, only slept there. Was a little noisy, at night. Other than this the hotel was one of the better places I have stayed over the years. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.
Submitted on 20-09-2016
I have stayed here at least ten times. The hotel is convenient to downtown Newark and across the street from Penn Station. The rooms are nice. The concierge lounge is adequate but could use a make over. The most negative aspect of this hotel and has been an issue several times is the shuttle. Several times I have waited over an hour to be picked up. Every time the reason is blamed on traffic but this last time the large group that had assembled waiting for the shuttle kept seeing other hotels c... Read more
from Edison, New Jersey
Submitted on 21-09-2016
Here is why I avoid Newark. It is dirty, overcrowded and run down. Just like this hotel. For business workshops the coffee was mud. The fresh fruit wasn't fresh and the soda was warm. Serving staff was slow. How hard is it to keep utensils out to use. If you happen to walk through the lobby their is an indoor walkway with different stores. Nothing worth visiting.
from Andover, Kansas
Submitted on 23-09-2016
We stayed for one night after our cruise it is clean, nice and easy access to NY but it is really loud at all times that's the only bad thing about it, good customer service, there is subway and donuts of you don't want to eat in the hotel and it is cheaper!
from North Houston, Texas
Submitted on 23-09-2016
The hotel is within close proximity of the station; hence, very good for commuting to and from NY. The staff are very friendly and accommodating - especially at the front desk. I would definitely visit this hotel again.
from Mobile, Alabama
Submitted on 24-09-2016
20 min by train from NY Penn Station, OR Path from downtown. Very nice, big rooms. Good security, covered walkway to train, open most of time. Used digital key and never spoke with a hotel employee, which was only a modest benefit as I almost always find Hilton staff very pleasant.
from Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-09-2016
If you are planning a trip to New York City why not consider flying into Newark Liberty airport, taking a short journey using this hotel's free shuttle bus and stay in this comfortable location away from New York City itself. I have done this several times and cannot recommend it highly enough. The hotel is linked to Newark Penn train station via a covered walkway and a $10 ($5.90 if you are over age 62) round trip ticket takes you straight into the heart of New York City (approx 20 mins). Th... Read more
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 26-09-2016
I was originally looking for Jersey City hotels and they came up very pricy.. Finally decided to look at other places that are well connected. Paid $16 from EWR airport.. (although I later learnt that the hotel also provides shuttle) Overall good experience, Good comfy rooms. Plenty of fast food and shops around, especially in the walking corridors to the station. Jersey City is just around 20 mts by train !
from Upper Montclair, New Jersey
Submitted on 26-09-2016
Stopped in for a few drinks and to order dinner to go on my way home from a two day business trip. This is the only Hilton I have ever seen with out a valet outside. all of the bathrooms on the first floor are locked, I was told, because homeless people sleep in them. So much for Newark. anyway the food I ordered was just of an inferior quality and not cooked correctly. Just awful. I suggest you stay away from this Hilton, if you are looking for 'Hilton' quality.
from Awendaw
Submitted on 28-09-2016
Locale was ideal but we wanted to rent a car and couldn't even though there is a company on the premises. Had to get one from the airport. We didn't get back until very late but a very helpful car rental employee assisted us.
from Las Vegas, Nevada
Submitted on 29-09-2016
If you smoke beware of the beggers and drug people the hotel does not provide ashtrays in the permitted area which is close to street and penn station and no outdoor seating for their smoking guest. And the hotel breakfast is expensive
from Sammamish, Washington
Submitted on 30-09-2016
Apparently I missed the notice that they were working on plumbing. Front desk said to let the water run 5-10 minutes. Before I that I did let it run, probably not for 5 minutes, but I did let it run to no avail. Another guest said after 5 minutes it was ok. Not going to take the chance.
from Washington Dc, District Of Columbia, Usa
Submitted on 30-09-2016
Checked in Sept29 and the front desk said the water is off for repairs, expect brown water in the morning after overnight repairs. After letting mine run, and taking a shower, it's still a little off color this morning...
Submitted on 30-09-2016
If you have any desire to sleep in the morning, you should probably choose a different spot. Housekeeping is up and moving around 730 knocking on doors and, like everyone else mentioned, it is very loud. Also, kind of uncomfortable going outside as someone will be begging for change or whatever you've got.
from Montreal, Canada
Submitted on 01-10-2016
15 minute train ride to Manhattan. Station across the street from the hotel. Continental breakfast not recommended. Only serves bagels, toasts and the like. Parking much cheaper than in Manhattan. Bathrooms could use better lighting and makeup mirrors although one was supplied when requested.
from Reading UK
Submitted on 03-10-2016
Clean and comfortable bed with large bathroom, right next to Newark Penn station with easy covered access to station, small restaurant with accetable standard food, no fridge in room, staff were friendly and efficient
from Moneta, VA
Submitted on 04-10-2016
Nice clean hotel with parking garage attached ($23/day) and breakfast was included in our rate. The beds were comfortable and the room was clean and quiet. We heard that the hotel was overbooked; it showed in their breakfast room. Very limited wait staff so we were cleaning off tables not only for ourselves but for others. Not enough food or silverware and took forever to get someone to bring your beverages. Food that was available was not good at all so overall, a very bad breakfast experi... Read more
Submitted on 04-10-2016
I made a reservation of the presidential suite. When I arrived, tired after 6 hours flight, at 3am, they said they were giving me a discount. In fact, they were charging me the full price of the awful suite they gave me. When I complained, they told me they were oversold, even with a reservation that was made weeks ago. They could have called me. It is like selling a Mercedes and delivering a mini cooper. Look the pictures: that is what you get when you reserve the presidential suite here. If I ... Read more
from Metairie
Submitted on 06-10-2016
The hotel was perfect for our vacation. We had planned to stay in Newark, New Jersey and catch the path train to and from New York. The Path train came right to the Hilton Penn Station Hotel. Didn't have to go anywhere to ride into New York. The king size beds were very comfortable and the rooms were spacious. Couldn't ask for a better hotel to stay at. Highly recommend this Hilton Hotel.
from Berlin, Connecticut
Submitted on 08-10-2016
This is my primary hotel when I travel to Newark for business. I appreciate the Hilton Honors program. I was early to check in and left my bag at the bellman and was there when I returned at five o'clock, with a room waiting. All was good.
from Rochester, New York
Submitted on 10-10-2016
This was perfect for 1 night stay before cruise on Royal Caribbean out of Port Bayonnet Liberty NJ. Clean room pleasant staff and access to Penn Station. Easy parking. Many eating options within hotel.
Submitted on 10-10-2016
I am just typing a response on the this wonderful hotel and I have left some reviews with the Hilton. I have booked this hotel at least 30 times in the past year plus under the Hilton Honors Gold Program. I have clients and students that travel in from all over the world whom stay there during my Business Presentations. I have never received one complaint and only compliments. The Presidential Suite and Concierge Floors are a Magnificent Addition. My Hilton Honors Gold Membership carried me a l... Read more
from Lincoln, Nebraska
Submitted on 11-10-2016
Stayed here to be near Manhattan for a conference but far enough away to get a great room at an affordable rate. The hotel was very clean, had excellent security features, and is conveniently located right next to the PATH that you don't even have to go outside.
from Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 15-10-2016
When deciding to visit New York we couldn't bear the price of New York hotels. As we were arriving on Amtrak the Hilton presented itself as an amazing alternative to the crazy Manhattan prices. One can walk from the train to the hotel via an overhead enclosed walkway and what's even better is one can get to Manhattan from the same station via PATH right to the new Work Trade Center transportation hub (which is quite an attraction in itself). The Hilton is clean and quiet and the staff were hel... Read more
Submitted on 16-10-2016
The staff is friendly and accommodating. The rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. The hotel is conveniently located near Penn station, with convenient access to stores close by. If you are looking for a hotel in that area, I would strongly recommend this hotel.
from Newark
Submitted on 18-10-2016
Location of this hotel to Penn Station makes it the best place to do business from in the area. Access to via NJ Transit and PATH make Manhattan meeting easy! The real gem here is the staff. I have stayed here many times over the past 3 years and must say they team from the desk, bell staff and hospitality group make it a home away from home. For the business traveler in this area, choose the Hilton Newark!
from Middletown, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 19-10-2016
Got a deal on this hotel. Its not what you would expect from a hilton its a little run down. The concourse from the hotel to penn station was nice being that it is not in a great area. The restaurant was expensive and had a very limited menu. They charged a deposit but never tell you about it found it on my credit card. The staff was friendly for the most part.
from Roy, Utah
Submitted on 19-10-2016
The room was okay nothing special. It was a precruise stay so there were lots of people. The breakfast in the morning was bedlam. We had to self bus our table, secure our own clean place settings, and didn't have any eggs or bacon. The absolute sparsest buffet I have ever had. We had to go to the front desk to pay our bill because we couldn't even get a check. $47 for a piece of toast and one pancake for each of two people. I would never stay here again because of the food service.
from Brisbane
Submitted on 20-10-2016
Standard Hilton city property - standard rooms spacious & comfortable, reasonably modern, quiet / shielded from traffic noise. This property is directly connected to Newark Penn Station, which is handy for the Amtrak / PATH. Hotel staff (somewhat cold/surly) told me not to walk around outside at night, apparently Newark is quite dangerous, and some of the local urchins take to hanging out in the lobby entrance, so unless you really have to be downtown, stay at the airport, it has local & inter... Read more
Submitted on 20-10-2016
You would expect this hotel to be very loud and noisy and that was not the case. In addition the staff is exceptional. At the front desk, a team member went up and beyond to cancel my reservation at another Hilton property and ensure I was at a better property located near a train station. She even printed the train schedule for me and took a photo with my phone in case I loss the paper! She called the other property for me to schedule the reservation for me before I left the front counter inste... Read more
Submitted on 22-10-2016
It's a nice hotel for business or vacation, since it's well situated. The rooms do need an upgrade, since they start to look outdated. No European power plug, not even the shaver one on the bathroom, so don't forget to take your adapter. Staff is friendly and the rooms are clean. Shuttles from and to Newark Airport. One of the doors opens directly to a walking gallery with shops, stores, restaurants and fast food joints, so you don't even need to stay in the hotel or walk much further to gr... Read more
from Grand Rapids, MI
Submitted on 23-10-2016
Had a HORRIBLE time getting picked up from airport, but the front desk tried to compensate w/free brkfst vouchers- a typical hotel buffet breakfast. But I really appreciated that gesture. LOVED that we didn't have to step outside to get to Newark Penn Station. Room was average, lobby was nice.
from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 24-10-2016
Nice location ! Easy access to trains into NYC! Vending machines were out of soda? Anyways felt safe and secure while we stayed! Loud traffic I was so tired of hearing horns! Overall nice place to stay!
from Vienna, Austria
Submitted on 26-10-2016
Very convenient location, just across the street from the railway station, with connections to New York Penn (NJ transit) and the World Trade Center (PATH). And if you can find it: there is even an indoor overpass across the street. In the station, look for an escalator going to "Track 5 and Hilton". Checking in and checking out was quick and friendly. TV and internet (free wifi) worked well. Very soft bed, almost too soft. Two small details about the bathroom that I liked: (a) two small sh... Read more
from New Hyde Park, New York
Submitted on 26-10-2016
Starting at 6:00 am, trains rumble into Penn Station, tooting their horns. Ask for a room facing Raymond Blvd instead. Bed was comfortable, front desk generally helpful, waitstaff in the restaurant attentive. Neighborhood a little seedy.
from Albany, NY
Submitted on 31-10-2016
My family of 4 stayed over the weekend for a hockey game. There's a walkway that connects you (indoors) to right across from the Prudential Center, which was super convenient. Didn't hear trains at all.
from linlithgow
Submitted on 01-11-2016
We had never stayed at this location before as most times NY was a transit stop enroute to somewhere else. It was a pleasant surprise. The bus picked us up from P4 at Newark as per the half hourly scheduled pick up, ( but it is possible to get the New Jersey Transit to Newark Penn and get to the hotel by covered walkway) . The hotel is technically part of the Prudential centre complex and as mentioned is linked to the station. There are several small restaurants, mainly fast food in the complex.... Read more
from midlands uk
Submitted on 01-11-2016
We stayed for just one night when transiting through Newark airport with a 20 hour layover. After a quick call to the hotel, we used the free shuttle service, waiting around 20 minutes but others on the bus were complaining of a long wait. Strangely it doesn't pick up from the actual terminal though, you have to take the free AirTrain to a car lot & go downstairs to get it. The ride took around 20 minutes. Check in was quick, although the check in lady incorrectly informed me that my Hhonors gol... Read more
from Lanham, United States
Submitted on 01-11-2016
If you just need a simple room to get you through a couple nights it ok. Parking is horrible, Location is the best selling point. Rooms are basic with limited TV channels. I wouldnt stay here again unless it was under 100 and it was for no longer than 2 nights.
Submitted on 01-11-2016
A part of the Newark Penn Station and easily accessible this is a good choice for spending the night. The only "caution" I have is that the tiny breakfast room appears to be a buffet and doesn't have a whole lot of space.
from Honolulu, Hawaii
Submitted on 03-11-2016
What you need to know...a) quieter rooms are on the Raymond Blvd side of the building, facing away from the front of the train station b) felt very safe walking from the train to the hotel, all indoors and well lit c) from Newark Penn Station you can take NJ transit, Amtrak or Path, which makes getting to the city super easy and fast! d) Hotel shuttle not supportive of early morning departures from EWR (first shuttle leaves at 0545) e) Uber fair from hotel to airport early morning about $12.50. ... Read more
Submitted on 04-11-2016
spacious, clean room. Stayed pre cruise . friendly staff. Across the road from Penn Station which provides easy access to downtown NY. short walk to plenty of eating places. Hotel allowed us to store our luggage .
from orlando, United States
Submitted on 13-11-2016
location was excellent, from desk staff is extremely helpful with subway help as well as local activities (dining) and the hotel restaurant is REALLY nice, had dinner there once while staying and I would love to go back just for that
from Sarasota
Submitted on 18-11-2016
I have been to NYC over 25 times in the last 10 years. I have stayed all over the city. Last Christmastime I stayed here with my granddaughter. Great Hilton hotel! Picked us up at airport which was convenient. We went back and forth to the city in 20 minutes on the train which takes you right to Penn Station/Madison Square Garden in Herald Square. You can get to anywhere in the city by subway, Uber or cab from there. We only ate breakfast here but it was good. Room comfortable and clean. ... Read more
from Falls Church, Virginia
Submitted on 20-11-2016
I was in Newark for business and the location was great -- right near the train and convenient to the meeting. The price was also good enough that I went for the concierge floor. The room was nice and spacious, except for the bathroom, which was a bit cramped. I also noted that the sink cabinet was rather high, making it hard for those of modest height to brush their teeth. The staff was nice and room service was prompt and the food better than expected. The location is, however, fairly noisy, ... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 21-11-2016
Took a biz trip; pd 375 for 2 nights. Room not wiped down, finger prints on mirror, dust on counters, hairs on smelly bed linen. Had to wait an hour for linen change. Went over the room myself. Rude n unprofessional service man.
from Newark, New Jersey
Submitted on 25-11-2016
Had a great stay the staff was excellent. The front desk staff was the best, so was the concierge staff. I wish that the concierge lounge was open on the weekends. But overall we had a good time. Thank you
from d.c. area
Submitted on 26-11-2016
We stayed here during an overnight trip to see a hockey game at the Garden in NYC. Everything was perfect. We were allowed to check in very early (before noon!), and the king-sized room was spacious and spotless.( The bathroom has two large sink areas.) The wifi was fantastic. The staff, especially the front desk personnel, were all exceedingly friendly and helpful. If you want to access Newark's Penn Station, you can get there without ever stepping outside via their walkways. The train ride ... Read more
from Annapolis, Maryland
Submitted on 30-11-2016
Asked for adjoining rooms for our family of 4 and the front desk manager just upgraded our rooms without even asking! Also allowed us to check in to one of the rooms early. Very good service. Standard room was a bit tight but as expected, quiet and comfortable. TV and Wifi were fine but no fridge or microwave though. Beds very comfortable and shower hot with great pressure. Location is awesome for Newark Penn Station via connected hallway but that's all we did - train to NYC. You can get the ... Read more
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 01-12-2016
This property should not be under Hilton because it gives the name a bad rep. The whole vibe was "dirty." The walkway from the train station was just a precursor to what we would encounter. It was dirty, with trash all over the floor. Bad first impression. Then our room was totally disgusting. Toilet had stains of different colors! Bed linen had not been changed and had bad odor. We cleaned everything and made due because we were exhausted when we checked in. Such a shame beacuase the location ... Read more
from Haydock, United Kingdom
Submitted on 01-12-2016
Found this hotel to be a good place for easy access to New York without paying NY prices. Found the staff to be excellent. All were willing to help with any enquires. On booking in the staff asked if we knew NY or not, as we did not they volunteered brochures and info on how to get there with train details and prices. All staff were polite and gave us excellent service, including the cleaners who were excellent. The room was huge with two separate sinks in the bathroom. As in many hotels now the... Read more
from Tacoma
Submitted on 02-12-2016
It was as usuall a good experience. As mentioned I would like to see mini fridges in rooms, and a larger workout room. At least a better air flow system in the present workout room. A Better wifiI connection would be helpful as well, especially since the TV reception is bad