Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY

Elizabeth, NJ - Courtyard Newark Elizabeth (Not Rated)

Address: 87 Glimcher Realty Way Phone: 908-436-9800

Location/ Directions: I-95/NJ Turnpike North. Take I-95 North to Exit 13A, Newark Airport/Elizabeth Seaport. Follow signs for Jersey Gardens Blvd. Make a left at the third light onto Kapkowski Road. Make a left at the first light onto Glimcher Realty Way. The hotel is straight ahead.

Average Price (Checked Dec 2010): $169.00    AAA Rated:   YES   Stars: (***3***)

About Hotel: 6-Stories, 193-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Pets not allowed, High-Speed Internet, Complimentary on-site parking, Coffee/tea in-room, housekeeping service daily, Laundry on-site (coin operated), Newspaper in lobby, Vending machines, Air-conditioned, soundproof windows, Hair dryer, Alarm Clock, Desk, writing / work, with ergonomic chair, and electrical outlet, Iron and ironing board, Two Phones with voicemail, speaker phone, and 2 phone lines, Cable/satellite TV with Premium movie channels, Cable channels include CNN, ESPN, and HBO, Radio, smoke-free hotel.

Railroad View: Excellent. Any room on the west side of the building should provide an excellent view. Higher floors will give you a better view.

Railroads past Hotel: Conrail Shared Assets (Norfolk Southern / CSX)

Notes: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Comments: This motel is close to Newark Int. Airport. It’s also close to New York City. The railroad that is next to the motel is the former Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), this is a freight only route. There are no transit stations near this motel.

Photo Comment: The yellow circle locates the Courtyard motel. The building to the right of the Courtyard is the Residence Inn which has a slightly better view of the railroad. The train yard seen in this picture is a team track yard for local customers to access their rail cars.

ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY

Elizabeth, NJ - Residence Inn Newark Elizabeth/Liberty International Airport (Not Rated)

Address: 83 Glimcher Realty Way Phone: 908-352-4300

Location/ Directions: I-95 (New Jersey Turnpike) to exit 13A. After paying toll stay all the way to the right for Jersey Gardens Blvd. Take Jersey Gardens Blvd. to Kapkowski Road and make left and then first left onto Glimcher Realty Way.

Average Price (Checked Dec 2010): $179.00 AAA Rated: YES    Stars: (***3***)

About Hotel: 6-Stories, 198-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Pets allowed (fee), High-Speed Internet, Complimentary on-site parking, Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee maker/tea service, Individual climate control, Iron and ironing board, Roll-away bed, Hair dryer, Color Cable/satellite TV, Conventional oven, Dishwasher, Microwave oven, Pots, pans, serving dishes, Refrigerator with icemaker, Silverware, Stove, Table and chairs, Toaster, Two-Line phone with voice mail, Buffet breakfast, Evening reception, Hotel Fitness Room, Indoor Pool, Whirlpool.

Railroad View: Excellent. Any room on the west side of the building should provide an excellent view.

Railroads past Hotel: Conrail Shared Assets (Norfolk Southern / CSX)

Notes: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Comments: This motel is close to Newark Int. Airport. It’s also close to New York City. The railroad that is next to the motel is the former Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), this is currently a freight only route. There are no transit stations near this motel.

Photo Comment: This aerial view looks south. The hotel is marked by the yellow circle. Any room on the west side of the building should provide an excellent view.

 

RailfanMotels.com