5 BEST Hotels near Rutgers University

Located in New Brunswick, these are our picks for the 5 BEST hotels near Rutgers University.

#1 – Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

– $$$$

– New Brunswick, NJ

– 2 minute drive to Rutgers University

Only a few minute walk to the university is our favorite hotel in the area – Hyatt Regency New Brunswick!

Beautifully designed, the hotel has a classy, yet modern feel to it. The rooms are amazing – huge and well decorated, and equipped with comfy beds and pillows. The hotel also has an indoor pool, a fitness center and an on-site restaurant. And be sure to check out the on-site bar and game room, they are certainly something to behold!



#2 – Heldrich Hotel and Spa

Heldrich Hotel and Spa

– $$$$

– New Brunswick, NJ

– 3 minute drive to Rutgers University

If you are looking for a nice and relaxing stay while in New Brunswick, the Heldrich Hotel and Spa is the best choice.

Sure, the hotel part is great. Beautiful rooms, enormous beds, on-site restaurant – you name it! But it’s the spa part that takes this hotel to the next level. Get a massage, then a facial, then have a swim in the pool, then relax in your room and grab some of the 24-hour room service. This is relaxation at its best.



#3 – Holiday Inn Express Tower Center New Brunswick

Holiday Inn Express Tower Center New Brunswick

– $$$

– East Brunswick, NJ

– 6 minute drive to Rutgers University

Finding quality budget hotels in this part of Jersey can be a challenge – so thank god for Holiday Inn Express Tower Center.

Boasting free wifi, a fitness center, and an indoor pool, this is a hotel that offers its guests a ton of value. Be sure to grab your free breakfast in the morning – and you definitely want to check out the pancake-making machine.



#4 – Motel 6 Piscataway

Motel 6 Piscataway

– $$

– Piscataway, NJ

– 10 minute drive to Rutgers University

The best motel near Rutgers University is the very clean and very well-maintained Motel 6.

For a motel the rooms looks and feel great – the beds are super comfy and the bathrooms are large and spacious. Guests love the flatscreen TVs and free wifi. This is a pet-friendly motel.



#5 – SpringHill Suites by Marriott Somerset Franklin Township

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Somerset Franklin Township

– $$$$$

– Somerset, NJ

– 9 minute drive to Rutgers University

If you are the type of traveler who prefers their hotel to feel more like a large, cozy apartment – then SpringHill Suites is for you!

This home away from home is impeccably cleaned and has attentive and friendly staff. Guests rave about the free breakfast, as well as the large work desk available in each room.



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About the Author Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson lives to travel! Born in Washington D.C., Emma is a hotel connoisseur and a staff writer at Hotel Jules. An army brat, Emma got the travel bug early and has never been able to stop. Now, she has proudly visited 70+ countries and plans to visit every country in the world! Passionate about her ukelele (obviously) and her family, Emma eventually wants to retire in Thailand and write a book about all of her travel experiences.