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Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway

1.5 km from Carteret centre
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  • Pool
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1000 Roosevelt Avenue, Exit #12 New Jersey Turnpike, Carteret, NJ 07008
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Delayed flights from Newark forced an overnight stay somewhere. The holiday inn was not my first choice but it was all that was available. Staff were excellent in assisting my booking and transfer from hotel to airport and back.Fabulous customer service and clean rooms and reasonably priced. If stuck at newark again they will be my first port of call....

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Loughoo: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Holiday Inn of Carteret, NJ. I am pleased you found my staff very helpful and they provided you with FABULOUS customer service. I am also happy that you found your room clean and reasonably priced. The best news is though that you will now make Holiday...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If your room is on the second floor plan on hauling all your suite cases up one flight. NO ELEVATOR. This was the biggest draw back to this location. They had a small shallow pool 3 -4 1/2 ft range, places to BBQ your own food. Just off the NJ turnpike exit 12. Rooms were clean and in good condition....

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear plbc77: Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Sounds like you did enjoy yourself with the exception of the stairs. I am very happy to hear you found your room clean and in good condition. I am thrilled you would stay with us again as well. Welcome to the Carteret Holiday Inn Family! We hope to...

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We have stayed at several hotels, expensive and cheap ones and for the first time I got what I didn’t get anywhere else: WONDERFUL SERVICE. We arrived at Holiday Inn Carteret very late and we were welcomed by Ms. Kim. She was very friendly and helpful; it is very noticeable that she loves her job and her Spirit to Serve...

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Kim D, Loyalty Champion, Front Desk Representative at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Jazzcancun, I would first like to thank you for your 5-star review regarding your recent stay at our hotel, The Holiday Inn of Carteret/Rahway. Your feedback is appreciated. Our staff takes great pride in exceeding our guests' expectations in order to provide our guests with excellence in customer service that The Holiday Inn of Carteret is known...

Haifa
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Stayed 1 night on a business trip. The hotel does not stand to the usual Holiday Inn standards. The room is large and clean but the hallways should be renovated. Breakfast is not included, which you expect in a location like this one

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Second time staying at this property, Clean, very good restaurant (really enjoyed my meal ) and really nice outdoor pool for lounging. Nice rooms, updated and close to the train to get downtown new York. Free Shuttle service back and forth to the train station too. I hope you have the pleasure of meeting " JOE " he took care...

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Derek S.: Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Holiday Inn of Carteret. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, found the hotel to be clean, good food and you enjoyed our outdoor pool. We agree, Joe is a great guy, he is very personable and polite and truly enjoys meeting...

Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Recognized status, assisted small details that really mean a lot. Front desk employees were very curtious, pleasant, and helpful. Hotel was clean and morning condiments were a great addition to the friendly atmosphere.

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Robert M. Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn of Carteret, NJ. We appreciate your loyalty as an IHG® Rewards member and my staff acknowledged this. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and my staff paid attention to the little details and were very helpful. We take great pride in...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 May 2016

spending limited time in the area my experiences with a lot of hotel staff has not been great but the minute we walked in the door the front desk staff ( Kim )was really pleasant and helpful. we definetly will be coming back here the next time we are in the area.

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear dbbudman79: Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn of Carteret, NJ. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and the staff was very helpful and really pleasant. I will make sure to share this review with Kim and acknowledge her as well. Customer service is something our staff takes great pride...

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Great hotel! Great customer service and very friendly! Great location close to all! Highly recommended if you are in the area and need to stay at a hotel! There shuttle service is swift and professional and will get you to and from the airport in a timely manner!

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Mike U: Thank you for taking the time to review the Holiday Inn of Carteret, NJ. I am happy to hear that my staff treated you well and the location of the hotel is just right. Yes, most guests do like that we have a convenient complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and it is good to hear...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I am a loyal IHG Spire member and frequent this hotel quite a bit. It is one of the best and my favorite place when I am in NJ. Awesome, awesome staff they can not do enough for you! Obviously managed with caring and a kind heart. The location is convenient right off the NJ turnpike exit. They provide all...

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Kaboom2: Thank you so much for your review of our hotel the Holiday Inn of Carteret, NJ. We do appreciate your loyalty as a Spire IHG® Rewards Club member. I have shared your comments with my staff today. All were so happy to hear that we are one of your favorite places to stay, your "home away from home"....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Ever stay in a hotel and suddenly realize you know the entire layout before you reach your floor or the top of the stairs? Real Deja Vu. This definitely was a Howard Johnson's or a Red Roof Inn or some other budget chain before it became a Holiday Inn. Some re-tread hotels are OK. This one had some problems. Chief...

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NYCCR, General Manager at Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway, responded to this review

Dear Claude P: Thank you so very much for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad you found the hotel to be quiet. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectations regarding the hot water and elevator. Had you informed the front desk we could have addressed this issue immediately, again I apologize. I am happy you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn of Carteret Rahway New Jersey is conveniently located at Exit 12 of the New Jersey Turnpike. Interior and exterior of hotel renovated in 2009. Relax, It s Holiday Inn , our full service interior corridor two story hotel offers: Julian s Steakhouse and Bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, on site meeting professionals to arrange your next conference or social event up to 300 guests, free high speed wireless Internet access in all meeting/guest rooms, full service business center, on site fitness room or walk our beautifully landscaped grounds and enjoy our heated outdoor swimming pool open 10am-9pm weather permitting from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Guest laundry and same day valet. Complimentary shuttle daily 8am-10pm to Newark Airport and to local companies within a 3 MI radius. Newark Liberty International Airport 7 MI, New York City 25 MI, Statue of Liberty Ellis Island 21 mi, Staten Island NY 5 MI, NJ Transit Bus to NYC 1 block from hotel and Rahway Train Station 3 MI. Stay with Someone You Know in our luxurious guest room, unwind and enjoy a restful night s sleep on our pillow top, triple sheeted mattress. With attractive décor and the comforts of home you will find a microwave, refrigerator, spacious work desk and many other amenities for your traveling pleasure. Check-in 3pm, Check-out 12noon Eastern Time Zone, Free well lit parking lot, uniformed security guard on duty overnight, no pets permitted, ADA accessible rooms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway

Address: 1000 Roosevelt Avenue, Exit #12 New Jersey Turnpike, Carteret, NJ 07008
Region: United States > New Jersey > Carteret
Price Range: RM424 - RM571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Carteret - Rahway 3*
Number of rooms: 117
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“There is no elevator to get to the second floor so ask for the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles J4615ENjosepha, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very slow WiFi, clean comfortable rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 919gerardc, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Tell the staff what you like and they will set you up. They know what I like and if my regular room is booked I always get a room I like.”
 of 5 bubbles J4615ENjosepha, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor is better if you have a lot of stuff, since there isn't an elevator”
 of 5 bubbles ericw824, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“first floor if you have a lot of luggage! No elevator :(”
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