Hotels in Hillsborough, New Jersey

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Hillsborough overview

Hillsborough is a budget-friendly place unique for its sports. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Princeton University and Rutgers University. Make it a point to see sights like Neshanic Valley Golf Course and Duke Island Park. Hillsborough is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hillsborough

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Hillsborough has accommodations to fit every need. There are 197 hotels in the Hillsborough area and you can shop as many as 47 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 43 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 102 3-star hotels with an average price of $84 per night
  • • 38 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 28638 user reviews of Hillsborough hotels: Days Inn Hillsborough

How to get to Hillsborough

Fly in to Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 17.2 mi (27.6 km) from downtown Hillsborough. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 24.4 mi (39.2 km) away.

What to see around Hillsborough

Outdoor activities are on hand like sporting events and running along with attractions such as:
  • • TD Bank Ballpark
  • • Aspen Ice at Flemington
  • • Protechockey Ponds Ice Center
  • • Princeton University Stadium
  • • Palmer Stadium
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Schaefer Farms
  • • Leonard J. Buck Garden
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
  • • The Raptor Trust
  • • Cross Estate Gardens
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Bridgewater Commons
  • • Liberty Village Premium Outlets
  • • Kilmer Square
  • • University Square Shopping Center
  • • Middlesex Mall
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Princeton University
  • • Rutgers University

When to visit Hillsborough

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 19°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 21°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.7 inches
  • • April-June: 12.9 inches
  • • July-September: 13.7 inches
  • • October-December: 11.1 inches