Hotels in Carteret, New Jersey

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Carteret overview

Carteret is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its ferries and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Make some time to see popular sights such as Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Brooklyn Bridge. A family- and business-friendly area, Carteret also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Carteret

Carteret offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 1205 hotels in the Carteret area and you can shop as many as 619 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 60%.
  • • 188 2-star hotels with an average price of $57 per night
  • • 433 3-star hotels with an average price of $92 per night
  • • 417 4-star hotels with an average price of $110 per night
  • • 96 5-star hotels with an average price of $194 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 528079 user reviews of Carteret hotels:
  • • Hotel Executive Suites
  • • Holiday Inn Carteret Rahway

How to get to Carteret

Fly in to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) from downtown Carteret. New York, NY (JRB-Downtown Manhattan Heliport) is the next closest major airport, 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

What to see around Carteret

Outdoor activities are on hand like ferry rides and sporting events along with attractions such as:
  • • Great Kills Harbor
  • • Alumni Stadium
  • • Cape Liberty Cruise Port
  • • Prudential Center
  • • Red Bull Arena
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Staten Island Zoo
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
  • • Runaway Rapids Waterpark
  • • Keansburg Amusement Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Staten Island Mall
  • • Bricktown Centre Shopping Center
  • • Woodbridge Center
  • • Menlo Park Mall
  • • Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Statue of Liberty
  • • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • • Ellis Island
  • • Brooklyn Bridge
  • • New York University

When to visit Carteret

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 55°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 54°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.5 inches
  • • April-June: 12.2 inches
  • • July-September: 12.4 inches
  • • October-December: 11.1 inches