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Matawan New Jersey Hotels & Motels

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The Matawan center is around 6 miles southwest of Keansburg Amusement Park and 6 miles south of Tottenville.

Matawan is a borough located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. This borough has over 8,800 residents and sits in the eastern-central part of the state. It is also part of the Bayshore Regional Strategic Plan, which includes nine other municipalities in the county. This strategic plan's purpose was to reinvigorate the economy of the area by emphasizing downtown areas, maritime history, the natural beauty of living along a coastline, and residential neighborhoods. The borough sits on the Raritan Bayshore coastline, which is a sub-region of the Jersey Shore. More from this guide...

Matawan Hotels/Accommodations

Best Western Hazlet Inn : 3215 Highway 35
3215 Highway 35, Hazlet, NJ 07730-1539 ~2.83 miles east of Matawan
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
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Holiday Inn Hazlet
2870 Highway 35, Hazlet, NJ 07730 ~2.92 miles east of Matawan
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
  • Pool is mediocre
  • Clean hotel facilities
Knights Inn South Amboy
7089 Rt 35 South, South Amboy, NJ 08879 ~5.11 miles north of Matawan
  • Economical property
  • 116 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Room needs to be redecorated
  • Rooms are not good
Holly Hill Motel - Hazlet Township
270 Highway 36, Hazlet Township, NJ 07734 ~5.31 miles east of Matawan
  • Economy property
Best Western East Brunswick Inn
764 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-4907 ~7.44 miles west of Matawan
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • There was no hot water
  • The majority of guests liked the proximity to shopping
Quality Inn : 750 State Route 35
750 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748 ~7.55 miles east of Matawan
  • 3-star hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
Quality Inn Middletown Red Bank - Middletown
750 State Route 35 (South), Middletown, NJ 07748 ~7.57 miles east of Matawan
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Nice outdoor pool
  • Most guests said rooms were clean enough
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Motel 6 East Brunswick in East Brunswick
10 Edgeboro Rd. I 95 at Sr 18 Exit #9, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ~8.07 miles west of Matawan
  • 2-star hotel
  • 112 rooms in property
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Comfort Suites East Brunswick : 555 Old Bridge Turnpike
555 Old Bridge Turnpike, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ~8.94 miles west of Matawan
  • Mid-scale Convention Center hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Average parking
  • WiFi system needs upgrading
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Courtyard Lincroft Red Bank
245 Half Mile Rd., Red Bank, NJ 07701 ~9.01 miles southeast of Matawan
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 146 rooms
  • Breakfast can be improved
  • Efficient food service
Colts Neck Inn Hotel : #6 Route 537 West
#6 Route 537 West, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 ~9.16 miles south of Matawan
  • Affordable Rural property
  • 2 suites in property
  • For 67%, the rooms looked old
  • The majority of guests thought they were poorly maintained
Palace Hotel : 1050 King Georges Post Rd.
1050 King Georges Post Rd., Fords, NJ 08863 ~9.16 miles northwest of Matawan
  • Low Cost Convention Center property
  • 101 sleeping rooms in hotel
Sheraton Edison
125 Raritan Center Pkwy., Edison, NJ 08837 ~9.21 miles northwest of Matawan
  • 4-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 12 floors
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Hampton Inn Woodbridge : 370 Route 9 North
370 Route 9 North, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 ~9.21 miles north of Matawan
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Professional staff
  • Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas
Extended Stay America : 329 Newman Springs Rd.
329 Newman Springs Rd., Red Bank, NJ 07701 ~9.28 miles southeast of Matawan
  • Two-star property
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Fairly good value for money
  • For 100%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard
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Extended Stay America Edison Nj
1 Fieldcrest Ave., Edison, NJ 08837 ~9.28 miles northwest of Matawan
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
Hilton Garden Inn Edison / Raritan Center - Edison
50 Raritan Center Pkwy., Edison, NJ 08837 ~9.30 miles northwest of Matawan
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Pleasant entrance area
  • Helpful front desk
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The E Hotel
3050 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, NJ 08837 ~9.31 miles northwest of Matawan
  • Affordable Convention Center property
  • Check in time: 03.00 PM
Extended Stay America - Woodbridge
1 Hoover Way, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 ~9.38 miles north of Matawan
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Room needs to be redecorated
  • Hotel buildings could use some improvement
The Oyster Point Hotel in Red Bank
146 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701 ~9.43 miles east of Matawan
  • 3 star Riverfront hotel
  • 11 meeting rooms in hotel
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Studio 6 East Brunswick (Nyc Area) : 246 Sr 18
246 Sr 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ~9.54 miles west of Matawan
  • Two-star Highway property
  • 124 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Service and overall comfort levels are top notch
  • Awesome vibe
Molly Pitcher Inn
88 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701 ~9.56 miles east of Matawan
  • Mid-scale Riverfront hotel
  • Fitness center on property
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Courtyard by Marriott Edison Woodbridge
3105 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, NJ 08837 ~9.61 miles northwest of Matawan
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 4 floors in property
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Days Hotel East Brunswick : 195 Route 18
195 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ~9.82 miles west of Matawan
  • Low priced Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 133 rooms
Days Hotel by Wyndham East Brunswick Conference Center
195 Nj 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ~9.90 miles west of Matawan
  • Cheap property
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Matawan sits about 40 miles from the center of Manhattan, offering easy access by train or car to the big city. When it was first settled, the area now known as Matawan was referred to by the Lenape Native Americans as "Mechananienk," which meant “where two rivers come together.” When Dutch settlers arrived, they called it "Matovancons," which has a similar meaning and is believed to have inspired the current name. In its early days, the area had a diverse population with settlers from all over the world. It was formed as a borough in 1895.

When to Visit Matawan, New Jersey

The climate in Matawan includes four seasons during the year. The average lows during the winter months are in the 20- to 30-degree range, while highs in the summer tend to stay in the mid-80s. With higher humidity levels, these temperatures can feel quite warm, so many locals escape to the shore for a break from the heat. The hotel rates tend to be higher in the summer because of the borough's proximity to the shoreline. During the winter season, you may see lower hotel rates due to the chillier weather.

No major events take place in Matawan, so you shouldn't see any major jumps in rates due to happenings within the borough. However, the Matawan Memorial Day Parade is a fun local event that draws a crowd of a few thousand people each year.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Matawan, NJ:

seasonality of hotel rates in Matawan

Matawan, NJ: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Matawan, NJ. Browse these charts to calculate the best months to book in Matawan during the year.

Luxury Hotels in Matawan, NJ

4 Star Average Prices: $152.17

For a luxurious stay, you'll have to travel into the city. One of the top hotels in Manhattan is The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel, located on Nassau Street. This five-star property is within a 10-minute walk of the National September 11 Memorial and close to public transit stops. Each spacious room offers a sweeping view of the city skyline. Rooms also include LCD TVs, minibars, private bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and complimentary designer toiletries, and plush bedding. Guests can take advantage of the concierge services, free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, and the two on-site restaurants and lounge.

The Greenwich Hotel is another five-star property in the Village. It offers quick access to SoHo, the famous Meat Packing District, and Wall Street.

This boutique hotel offers an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and relaxation lounge, where you can enjoy a Japanese tea or take an early yoga class before you head out to sightsee. The lantern-lit Shibui Spa is the opus of this location, offering a space to cleanse and heal the body and mind as you unwind. Each individually decorated guest room has culturally inspired decorations along with modern amenities like flat-screen HDTVs, iPod docking stations, free Wi-Fi, and electronics available for guest use.

Crosby Street Hotel is a well-known spot located in SoHo on Crosby Street. The fresh, contemporary styling of the hotel's interior feels inviting and upscale, while amenities include a private garden, a 99-seat screening room, a fully equipped fitness center, and The Crosby Bar. This property also has a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, as well as afternoon tea.

Each spacious and well-lit guest room has a marble and granite private bathroom with a large walk-in shower, a separate sitting area, a Bluetooth Bose speaker, a flat-screen TV, and wireless internet access. You can also stay in one of the hotel's suites for more space.

Affordable Hotels in Matawan, NJ

3 Star Average Prices: $123.53

The majority of the hotels in the area are located outside of Matawan, but many are within a few miles. One of the most budget-friendly places to stay is Best Western Hazlet Inn, located about 4 miles away in Hazlet. This 2.5-star hotel is off Highway 35 for easy access and has a variety of appealing amenities.

On the property, you can take advantage of a 24-hour business center, a fitness center that's open 24 hours a day, free on-site self-parking, and free wireless internet access. Each room comes equipped with a tea and coffee maker, a TV with cable programming, and a private bathroom. A free continental breakfast is served each morning.

Knights Inn South Amboy / Garden State Parkway South Exit 125 is another reasonably priced place to stay in the area. Every room has a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries and a shower/tub combination, along with a phone with free local calls and a comfortable bed. The hotel has laundry facilities for guest use, ATM and banking services, a business center, and free parking for guests. This property is less than 6 miles from Cliffwood Beach and only a short drive away from the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center.

At Best Western East Brunswick Inn, you can enjoy an affordable stay and the appealing amenities offered to guests. This hotel has free wireless internet access throughout the common areas and guest rooms, a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff members, and a business center. Breakfast is served each morning and includes hot and cold cereal, pancakes or waffles, eggs, breakfast meat, bread, pastries, juice, and coffee. The rooms come equipped with 27-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels, separate workspaces, tea and coffee makers, phone with free local calls, and free toiletries.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Matawan

2 Star Average Prices: $98.88

Matawan: Real Discounts

Many of the hotels in the Matawan area offer discounts to travelers. For AAA members, lower rates are available at Best Western Hazlet Inn, Courtyard by Marriott Lincroft Red Bank, Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center, Courtyard by Marriott Edison Woodbridge, Residence Inn Woodbridge Edison / Raritan Center, Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, and Courtyard by Marriott Tinton Falls Eatontown. Seniors can score lower rates when staying at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tinton Falls Eatontown, Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, Comfort Suites at Woodbridge, Hampton Inn Woodbridge, and Hilton Garden Inn Edison / Raritan Center.

If you're a member of the military or a government employee, discounted rates are available at Holiday Inn Express Tower Center, Crowne Plaza Edison, Holiday Inn Express Staten Island, and Holiday Inn Express Carteret Rahway. Many of the local hotels also provide group discounts when you book several rooms at the same time.

Best Value Hotels in Matawan, New Jersey

Holiday Inn Hazlet delivers excellent value for guests, offering amenities like an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, free Wi-Fi throughout the property, a welcome fireplace in the lobby, and a business center. In each room, amenities include an LCD TV, a refrigerator, a TV with cable programming, a desk, a microwave, and a phone with free local calls. You can also dine at the on-site bar and grill or stay in and order room service, available during limited hours.

Another high-value property in the area is Quality Inn, located in nearby Middletown. Each comfortable room has a private balcony or patio, a 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, free wireless internet access, and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. On the property, you can take a dip in the outdoor pool, work out in the fitness center, or have some fun in the arcade/game room. The hotel even has an Outback Steakhouse location on its property. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served each morning.

If you're looking for spacious accommodations, book a room at Comfort Suites East Brunswick. Each suite has a kitchenette with a microwave and refrigerator, free wired and wireless internet, and a separate workspace. On the property, you can take advantage of a fitness center, free newspapers each morning in the lobby, a business center, and a complimentary buffet breakfast, available every day.

What to See and Do

Matawan has a fascinating history, so many of its top attractions are historical sights and museums. You can also explore the outdoor areas if you're visiting during a warmer time of the year. Lake Lefferts is one of the more popular outdoor places to visit, offering a beautiful park and fishing areas on the lake. If you're traveling with kids, take some time to explore Freneau Woods Park or head to Lake Matawan for a day on the water.

For a day of hiking and exploration, spend some time at Cheesequake State Park. This park has gorgeous foliage during the fall season, along with a trail that runs along the lake. If you prefer the ocean, the coast is just 12 miles from the borough. This part of the Jersey Shore is the northernmost, with plenty of open beaches and places to splash and play. Some of the top museums include the Burrowes Mansion Museum and the Thomas Warne Museum/Madison-Old Bridge Township.

During a trip to Matawan, you'll have plenty of things to see and do. Enjoy a relaxing visit as you explore the great outdoors, take a closer look at the historical buildings, or have some fun at the shore.

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