If you've never been to New Jersey, you may find it interesting that you're not allowed to pump your own gas when you head to the station to fill up. However, legislation may be moving toward self-service gas stations in New Jersey in the near future.
Westfield Garden State Plaza and the Outlets at Bergen Town Center are two of the most popular shopping destinations in Paramus. Other Paramus tourist activities include golfing, mini-golfing, and visiting the Fritz Behnke Historical Museum.
When to Visit Paramus, New Jersey
Like many of the small New Jersey cities across the Hudson from Manhattan, Paramus prices often reflect the NYC tourism season. Some visitors may find Paramus hotel prices higher than they were expecting, and you can thank proximity to NYC. If you can stand a freezing winter, New York hotel rates tend to drop in January and February after New Year's, so you'll be able to save in Paramus, too. No shame in wanting warm weather, though. New Jersey gets beautiful fall foliage, so try visiting in late October to see some beautiful autumn hues.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Paramus, NJ:
Paramus by Star Rating
Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean rate trends by star rating class in Paramus, NJ. You can use these charts to calculate the most cost effective dates to stay in Paramus for any future trips.
Luxury Hotel Options in Paramus, New Jersey
4 Star Average Prices: $140.14
Paramus is a small town, so you're not going to find New York City luxury when you stay. If you truly want a five-star experience, you can head to Manhattan instead, but getting on and off the island daily might make your Paramus trip more difficult. Upscale hotels exist quite close to Paramus, giving you the luxury you want in a more convenient location.
Hasbrouck Heights is about five miles from Paramus, and there you'll find the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights/Meadowlands, a 3 1/2-star hotel with a simple, attractive interior. The Hilton offers junior suites and skyline views from across the Hudson River, and it even has a Presidential Suite for those who want to go all out. Amenities include pillowtop beds, fitness facilities, a free area shuttle, an outdoor pool, valet parking for a surcharge, and a delicious restaurant.
The Crown Plaza Englewood is just over six miles from Paramus in nearby Englewood. This 3 1/2-star location may not have the variety of suites the Hilton offers, but it does offer rooms with lowered vanities and fixtures to make them more wheelchair accessible. Stay at the Crown Plaza to be near Palisades Park and Riverside Square Mall. Get free Wi-Fi, free self-parking, and access to fitness facilities when you stay here. The property offers an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant.
The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Paramus is a three-star hotel located right in the heart of Paramus. It has fantastic 24-hour amenities, including the front desk and the business center. The complimentary amenities are also wonderful, and include Wi-Fi, an area shuttle, breakfast, self-parking, a shopping center shuttle, and use of nearby fitness facilities. At this property you'll find a restaurant, laundry facilities, an available limo and town car service, and a bar and lounge area.
Affordable Options in Paramus, New Jersey
3 Star Average Prices: $120.73
To stay affordably near Paramus, you'll have to look a few miles outside of city limits. Your best bet is the Knights Inn South Hackensack NJ/NYC Area; located in South Hackensack, New Jersey, this two-star property is just over six miles from central Paramus. It offers free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk.
Expand your search to Secaucus, New Jersey, which is about 10 miles from Paramus. There you'll find the Rodeway Inn Meadowlands. If you're traveling with kids, the Rodeway Inn is a good deal because kids 18 and under stay for free in parent or guardian rooms as long as the kids use existing bedding. At this location, enjoy amenities like an on-site ATM, an elevator, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and free self-parking.
The Super 8 Mahwah is located about 11 miles away from Paramus in Mahwah, New Jersey. It's near the highway, so getting to Paramus won't be difficult by car. When you stay at the Super 8, you'll experience amenities like free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, a 24-hour front desk, a multilingual staff, free self-parking, and a pet policy.