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Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, Clifton

2-star2 stars
680 Route 3 WestCliftonNJ07012United States of America

No-frills hotel in Clifton
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Service is adequate
Room needs to be improved
Vibe is not too good
Could use a good cleaning
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Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, Clifton

from $89
  • XXX 1 Queen XXX
  • Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Smoking
  • Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • X-King Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • X-Home Office Room Non Smoking 1 King
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking
  • XXX 2 Doubles XXX
  • Standard Room
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  • Standard Room
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Microwave

About Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, Clifton

This Clifton, NJ hotel is situated an easy 10-minute drive from East Rutherford's Meadowlands Sports Complex, and a 20-minute ride from Newark Liberty International Airport. Walk a half-mile to the Clifton Commons Park and Ride, hop a New Jersey Transit bus, and reach Midtown Manhattan in about 40 minutes. And with free parking at Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, you can leave your car, avoid steep Big Apple parking fees, and save your cash for city fun.

Start your morning at this Howard Johnson property with complimentary newspapers and coffee, both available in the lobby. There are several restaurants nearby. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel, including in the business center. And if you want to maintain your workout routine, you can step into the 3rd floor fitness center.

Back in your room, heat up a snack in the microwave, or grab a cold drink from the refrigerator. Check your email using the complimentary wireless Internet access, or catch an HBO movie on TV.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 113 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, Clifton’s small print

Also known as

  • Howard Johnson Clifton
  • Howard Johnson Inn Clifton
  • Clifton Howard Johnson
  • Howard Johnson Hotel Clifton
  • Howard Johnson Inn - Clifton Hotel Clifton


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, Clifton


  • Montclair State University - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • MetLife Stadium - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km
  • Montclair Art Museum - 5 mi / 8.1 km
  • The Manor - 6.6 mi / 10.7 km
  • Willowbrook Mall - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • Prudential Center - 10 mi / 16.1 km
  • Central Park - 12.7 mi / 20.4 km
  • Macy's - 13.1 mi / 21 km

Getting around

  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 12 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 13 min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) - 30 min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 34 min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 47 min drive
  • East Rutherford Meadowlands Sports Complex Station - 12 min drive
  • Newark Pennsylvania Station - 15 min drive
  • Weehawken Lincoln Harbor Station - 15 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Howard Johnson Inn Clifton, Clifton

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