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“New York Skyline in Comfort for amazing Price”
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The Holland Hotel
Ranked #7 of 14 Hotels in Jersey City
Certificate of Excellence
Derby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“New York Skyline in Comfort for amazing Price”
Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

How better to see new York than a room with a skyline view, on the underground routes just like being right in Manhattan... they say breakfast in the room and that is what is provided along with seating, fridge and microwave in the room... takeaway delivers to the door of your room too... parking is plenty, right near the tunnel so taxis cheap from central Manhattan, near to the PATH rail, with a shopping mall in five minute walk... listen, who goes to New York and expects the safety of the suburbs? I never once felt unsafe here

Staff are beyond helpful, a professional and human approach and it makes all the difference when they are needed... they have great advice on traveling the local area and to get all you need

I can't understand the bad reviews which I assume are written by adults? Be realistic, the value of this place can't be beaten anywhere in this area

Pros...

Comfy beds
Great facilities in rooms
Choice of breakfast items
Location...can't get better for this price
New York on a budget, this is the place to be
PC and WiFi access for planning your day etc

Cons..

adults do use the rooms, it's not a chucky cheese
No communal areas for eating..who needs it?

  • Stayed November 2013
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I have stayed here many times and never had a problem.

This is a great place to sleep & gear up for a trip under the river. You can park your car, walk through the mall, and take the PATH train to Manhattan.

This isn't a resort, it's in New Jersey, right next to the Holland Tunnel. If you were expecting the Four Seasons, this isn't the place for you.

If you're put off by other reviews, don't stay here. I'll be glad you didn't.

Stayed February 2013, travelled on business
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College Park, Maryland
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

Found this online as a bargain. Been driving by it for four years and never noticed it.

Nothing fancy but clean as can be with a comfortable bed and everything you need. WiFi, nice breakfast, pleasant and helpful staff, and quiet.

I will stay here again.

Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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1 Thank Alice M
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Battle Creek, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2013

I had to come to New Jersey unexpectedly because my son became very ill and was hospitalized. I needed a place to stay that was near the hospital. Right from arrival the Asst. Manager and desk clerk were there to help. All through my stay most of the staff was very friendly and caring. My room was on the traffic side and at first I was very concerned. However it didn't turn out to be a problem. The room was very comfortable, exceptionally clean and well appointed. Bathroom was fine and again, very clean. The desk staff helped with taxis, maps and tips on the Path system and Light Rail system, resturants etc. Only real issue is size of lobby. No room to eat breakfast or wait for a cab. Breakfast was fine...not huge, but didn't expect much and was actually surprised at what was offered. They began some hallway renovations while I was there but it did not interfere with my stay. Nice to see them stay up on renovations. Overall it is a good place as long as you aren't expecting the Westin!

Room Tip: Most people say to stay on the parking lot side. I got street side in Room 264 which was fine. With...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Englewood, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This place is a good place to stay. It is really close for the Statue Of Liberty easy to drive to. It also is within view of the walk way to the Hudson river and provides a great view of Manhatten which is fantastic in the evening. A nice safe walk with a shopping mall on the way back to the motel The front desk young lady that works the afternoon shift is really great and informative about the area. The price is very nice compared to the N Y side

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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2 Thank Harold M
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Location was perfect as you can walk to the PATH train station in 10 minutes through the shopping centre that could take you to trade centre in 7 minutes and on 32nd avenue in 15 minutes plus you can find some great bargains in the shopping centre on the way. Breakfast area is very small. but u are spoiled for choice. Andrea on reception was so helpful to us from ordering taxis, to phone cards and nothing was a problem she is a huge asset to this hotel so thank you. To get a nice friendly hello from Quentan in the mornings who remembered our names was brill. We had a great time on our trip and hopefully will return to stay in this hotel again.

Room Tip: Rooms on the south side are quieter.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Budget friendly, easy access to New York City! Staff was wonderful as they know the majority of guests are there for the "Big Apple"...They provided us with a walking map to the Path Station, a map of New York, and allowed us access to the parking lot hours before check-in. We were able to enjoy the city without the worry of finding parking and actually checked in at 10:00PM. Room was clean... Bathroom was SPOTLESS and cleaner than some of the "higher end" hotels we've visited. There was some "noise" in and around the hotel but that's to be expected on a Saturday night.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Holland Hotel
Address: 175 12th St, Jersey City, NJ 07310-1405 (Formerly Holland Motor Lodge)
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Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Jersey City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Holland Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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