Price From $139
'Hood The Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City. Jutting out on a pier, the hotel faces Manhattan's Financial District and is surrounded by a smattering of office towers, condos, and restaurants. Ferries depart for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island from Liberty State Park, a mile away.
The Gist The 385-square-foot rooms, done in a sophisticated brown and gray palette, come with desks and couches by the windows—perfect for gazing out at the Manhattan skyline. On-site amenities, such as a meeting space with an outdoor terrace, and the location attract business travelers. Online reviews note the relative ease of coming and going from NYC: The Exchange Place PATH station is adjacent to the hotel ($1.75 per ride, MetroCards accepted), and one block over is the ferry to Manhattan ($6–$7 per ride).
Free Wi-Fi? No; available for $10 per day.
Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, Discover, MC, Visa.
Details Doubles from $139.
Thanks for Sharing Reader Lloyd writes, "The Hyatt Regency Jersey City is fabulous with wonderful rooms." He praises the hotel's restaurant and bar, Vu, for its dramatic views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty.