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What you should know about Edgewater

Situated on the banks of the mighty Hudson River, the quiet town of Edgewater lies directly across from Manhattan Island. With convenient access to the heart of the Big Apple, this peaceful borough of Bergen County, New Jersey, offers a tranquil base for your New York visit. A pleasant riverside promenade and old municipal buildings provide a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of Midtown, which is within easy reach by both car and public transportation.

Hotels in Edgewater


Edgewater’s close proximity to Manhattan, just a short hop across the George Washington Bridge, makes it a handy location for visitors to New York who are looking for something a little quieter—and cheaper—than downtown hotels. The Homewood Suites by Hilton on International Drive is a good 3-star Edgewater hotel, featuring all the perks of being 20 minutes from downtown New York without the sting of hefty city prices. You’ll also get much more space than city hotels can offer, with business and fitness centers ensuring a comfortable stay. There is good-quality budget accommodation in Edgewater too, not least the Comfort Inn on River Road, which also offers a convenient airport drop-off service.

Things to see in Edgewater


Edgewater has an interesting history. An important ferry landing point during the American War of Independence, the town’s old colonial buildings offer visitors a glimpse into the area’s rich history. The Borough Hall and Edgewater Public Library are well worth a visit, both date back to the early 20th century and are included on the National Register of Historic Places. Most hotel reviews of Edgewater rank its location, close to Midtown Manhattan’s galaxy of attractions, as is its biggest draw. You’re just a 25-minute cab ride to the world’s most-visited public plaza, Times Square, where you can join the estimated 50 million visitors a year that throng this iconic intersection. Catch your favorite Broadway show or head across to Yankee Stadium, a mere 15 minutes from your Edgewater hotel.

Good for business travelers and budget travelers


For visitors on a budget, Edgewater is a great-value option for your New York adventure. Regular buses, and New York’s famous subway offer cost-effective transport to the center of New York. There are also plenty of entertainment options in the town itself that won’t cost a dime, including great hiking trails and a picturesque waterfront walkway. Business travel in Edgewater is also convenient and easy. The town is within 35 minutes of all 3 of New York’s major airports, perfect if you’re just jetting in for an overnight meeting in the city.

How to get to Edgewater


Although it’s across the water in New Jersey, the excellent road network and public transportation in Edgewater allow for easy connection to Manhattan Island and beyond. You can cross the Hudson via the Lincoln Tunnel to the south or the George Washington Bridge to the north. This makes Edgewater an easy 20-minute ride from most Manhattan locations in one of the city’s iconic yellow cabs. A regular bus service also connects Edgewater with New York’s subway network, from which you can easily reach most of New York’s main attractions. New York’s 3 major international airports, JFK, Newark, and LaGuardia, are all within a 35-minute cab ride of Edgeware.