Upscale, luxurious, stylish, chic. To see an ultra-sophisticated portion of New Jersey's already extraordinary portfolio of hotels, inns and bed breakfasts, look no further than the state's fabulous boutique hotels. Since 1951, the operators of Morristown's Madison Hotel have dedicated themselves to providing discriminating guests an unparalleled level of hospitality. Located on eight manicured acres, the Madison blends perfectly with Morristown's rich cultural and historical fabric and the glass-ceilinged Conservatory and Grand Ballroom are ideal for business retreats, conventions, weddings and social events.
Among the many fabulous places to rest your head in Lambertville is the Lambertville House, a hotel listed on the National Register of Historic Places that has hosted celebrities, dignitaries, government officials and discerning guests since 1812. Lambertville offers vibrant culture, spectacular restaurants, distinctive shopping and easy access to the surrounding rolling hills of Hunterdon County, N.J. and Bucks County, Pa.
The W Hotel in Hoboken is part of a swank riverfront neighborhood. Located on the Hudson River just across from Manhattan, Hoboken is the former stomping ground of legendary local Frank Sinatra. Home now to a young, hip crowd, the community boasts a nightlife that rivals that of New York City.
With its oversized rooms and deluxe suites, Blue Bay Inn is a comfortable retreat in the Atlantic Highlands. Each lavishly designed guest room has its own distinct style, character and custom furnishings, seamlessly integrating European elegance and grandeur with modern design. Within two blocks are restaurants, a playhouse, upscale boutiques, spas, artisan shops and the SeaStreak ferry, which shuttles back and forth to Manhattan in 45 minutes. When it comes time to plan your vacation, there's a new and hip choice on the Jersey Shore. The Daddy O Hotel in Brant Beach is a 22-room boutique hotel boasting a retro seaside exterior and a modern, urban-chic interior. Complete with a restaurant and bar, outdoor dining and a rooftop deck, the hotel is five doors from the ocean on Long Beach Island. Atlantic City's incredible transformation into a super vacation hotspot includes its first boutique hotel, The Chelsea. The uber-luxe hotel is on Chelsea Avenue, in the center of Atlantic City's gaming, dining and nightclub excitement. The Virginia Hotel in Cape May, sister property to the nearby, renowned Congress Hall, features 24 intimate rooms in an impeccably restored 1879 landmark building. Nestled on Jackson Street in the heart of Cape May's famed historic district, it offers guests a flawless integration of service and style, with timeless glamour to boot. In the award-winning Ebbitt Room, off the lobby, red banquettes and dramatic chandeliers add to a warm dining experience. Whether it's contemporary or historical, sleek or lavish, one thing remains true: New Jersey is the place for luxurious accommodations for the discerning traveler.