1600 Route 70, Lakewood, NJ 08701-5906
Phone: 732/367-0900   |   Fax: 732/370-4928   |   102 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

This luxurious Lakewood hotel has just completed a 1 million dollar renovation and features spa rooms with whirlpool tubs a luxurious linen. Combine those perks with cable satellite television, pay-per-view movies, Super Nintendo®, a microwave, refrigerator, and free wireless Internet and you've got the makings for a fantastic getaway. If you are interested in a Lakewood hotel, stay with the Best Western Leisure Inn as it was voted - Best Hotel in Ocean County. Your next adventure is right at your fingertips.

Located in Ocean County just off exit 89B of the Garden State Parkway, at the juncture of Route 70, near Bay Head, Point Pleasant, Lakehurst, Manchester, Seaside Heights, and Brick. Local corporations and attractions in our area include but are not limited to the Lakewood Industrial Park, Lakehurst NAES, Georgian Court University, Ocean County College, Historic Strand Theatre in Lakewood, Robert Miller Air Park, and Oyster Creek/Exelon Power Plant. We are just 5 minutes from Lakewood BlueClaws Baseball at FirstEnergy Park. Convenient proximity to Nestle, Ritacco Center/Poland Springs Arena, Meredian Health, Morgan Stanley, Worthington Chemical, Dudley Chemical, Kimball Institute, Vogelsang Manufacturing. We are just 10 minutes from Seaside Beach and Boardwalk, 20 minutes from Point Pleasant Beach and Boardwalk, and about 60 minutes from Newark Liberty International and Atlantic City.

An outdoor seasonal pool is a sublime place to relax and soak up the rays. Don't forget to fill up at our complimentary breakfast before hitting the pool. Enjoy an impressive buffet of sizzling hot waffles, flaky delicious pastries, fresh fruits, a variety of cereal and yogurt, and our famous 100% Arabica coffee and cold juices.

Whether you're here for Six Flags® Great Adventure or simply passing through on business, this Lakewood hotel has you covered.

Book a room at BEST WESTERN Leisure Inn and get ready to be treated like the royalty you are! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Choice of breads, Cereal, Fruit, Eggs, Yogurt, Juice, Coffee and Hot waffles.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary coffee and tea available in the lobby, 24 hours
  • Outdoor pool, is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, coin operated washers and dryers, nominal fee
  • Bus parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Dataports
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western leisure inn in Lakewood.


Conveniently located, the best western leisure inn in Lakewood, New Jersey is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.053015  /  Latitude: -74.172019


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: North. Take Garden State Parkway Exit 89B, bear right onto Route 70 West. Take the U-turn just past the first light, at Airport Road. Come back through the light and turn left onto Route 70 East. The BEST WESTERN Leisure Inn is a half a mile on your right.

From: South. Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 90. Stay to the right. This will be Chambers Bridge Road. Stay on this until you see a junction for Route 70. Make a right hand turn. This will be Route 70 West. Take Route 70 West to U-turn at Airport Road. Take U-turn to Route 70 East. The BEST WESTERN Leisure Inn is approximately 0.25 mile after the U-turn.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Jackson Premium Outlet

Shoppers encounter impressive savings at Jackson Premium Outlets, located near Bordentown in the Delaware River region. For those looking to score deals on designer fashions, the center offers retailers such as American Eagle Outfitters, J. Crew, Lucky Brand, Calvin Klein, Ann Taylor, and Levi's. Shoe lovers can visit Nike Factory Store, Aerosoles, Timberland, Famous Footware and more.

The center also offers home furnishing outlet stores with Le Gourment and Corningware Corelle. Accessories and jewelry stores include Claire's, Sunglasses Hut, and Zales Outlet. Regular hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Jersey Shore Premium Outlets

An upscale outlet shopping center, the Jersey Shore Premium Outlets offers the outlet catalog of over 120 designer and name brand stores. Located in the Jersey shore region near Hazlet and easily accessible off the Garden State Parkway, this is a prime location to save 25 to 65 percent off of high-quality products and merchandise.

The mall houses a range of apparel retailers, such as Adidas, Calvin Klein, Under Armour, DKNY, Banana Republic, Diesel, Guess, Quiksilver, and Rue21. Shoe stores include brands such as Converse, Reebok, Journeys, and Ugg Australia; the mall also offers housewares, accessories, and jewelry stores. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Pine Belt Arena

Located on the grounds of Toms River North High School, Pine Belt Arena is a multi-purpose public facility that hosts local high school basketball games and many Toms River School District functions. In conjunction with the school district, the arena is also used to host concerts and performances.

This 3,208 seater has seen the likes of the Harlem Globetrotters, roller derby championships, cheer competitions, and performers such as Kelly Clarkson, the Beach Boys, Vanessa Carlton, and the Moody Blues. Located in the Jersey shore region, the arena is a short drive from Lakewood.

Point Pleasant Beach

A crowd favorite destination in the summer, Point Pleasant Beach greets the Atlantic Ocean in the Jersey Shore region. The beach itself features the famous Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk, where arcades, wheels of chance and games of skill exist alongside food, rides, and gift shops. Further along, the boardwalk comes across Jenkinson's Aquarium and a fun house.

Visitors also have access to charter boats, first class dining & restaurants, nightlife, antique shops, water sports, and scuba diving. Special events include the Festival of the Sea, which is held ever September. The beach is located east of Lakewood.


Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari

The Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari theme park is filled with thrill rides, family rides, kid's rides, water rides and safari fun. The El Toro wooden coaster was awarded #2 and the Nitro steel coaster was awarded #3 out of the top ten by the Amusement Today Golden Ticket Awards. Take advantage of the Flash Pass to avoid waiting in lines for rides. Grab your camera for a picture of the kids with their favorite Looney Tunes characters throughout the day.

See brown bears, giraffes, elephants, rhinoceros, lions and kangaroos up close, during a drive through the African Safari wildlife preserve, encompassing 350 acres. Stay close to the action at the Lakewood Best Western Leisure Inn, only 8 miles from Six Flags Adventure Park. Rest comfortably in Lakewood while visiting Northern New Jersey.

The Strand Center for the Arts

The Strand Center for the Arts has entertained Lakewood area guests since it opened in 1922. Sit back and relax while enjoying comedy, Broadway shows, musical concerts, dinner shows and plays. The theater is one of the "best acoustical theaters" in America.

Kids love to act-out during the summer acting camps, hosted at the theater. Swing by the theater and ask for a tour if you can't stay for a performance. While in the Newark area, consider staying at the Best Western Leisure Inn, offering excellent lodging and guest amenities. Stay close to the action in Lakewood.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Retirement Communities, Leisure Village - Lakewood, Leisure Village East - Lakewood, Alterra Clare Bridge - Brick
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lakewood Blue Claws, The BEST WESTERN Leisure Inn Lakewood is only four miles from the Lakewood BlueClaws at First Energy Park!Catching a Lakewood BlueClaws Baseball game is one of the best things to do at the Jersey Shore. Located in Lakewood NJ, FirstEnergy Park is the home of the BlueClaws and one of New Jersey's most popular day trip destinations. Join Buster and the gang for a jam-packed season of minor league baseball with plenty of crowd-pleasing surprises and free food for the kids! The Lakewood BlueClaws are the single A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team and a fan favorite for minor league baseball entertainment. FirstEnergy Park also accommodates groups, parties, fundraisers, corporate events, and business meetings in the conference center or outdoor catered picnic areas.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Jenkinson's Point Pleasant, looking for a hotel near Point Pleasant Beach, boardwalk and amusement part? Look no further than the BEST WESTERN Leisure Inn - only 20 minutes away from this popular Jersey Shore vacation spot. Point Pleasant is home to the Jenkinson's Boardwalk and Aquarium which offers some of the cleanest beaches in New Jersey. There are several bars and eateries along the beach. Jenkinson's South Family Amusement Center is absolutely awesome at night. The dazzling lights burn through the night sky and the smell of the Ocean surf is in the air. Hot summer nights don't get much better than the Jenkinson's Boardwalk.
  • 15 mile(s) from Seaside Heights Boardwalk, The BEST WESTERN Leisure Inn is just a short 15 minute ride. The boardwalk is one of the busiest at the shore, thanks to the amusement pier, a water park, wall-to-wall arcades, souvenir shops, informal dining like the Sawmill – think pizza, sausage sandwiches, clams on the half shell – and lively evening entertainment. Check out Jenkinson's Breakwater Beach Water Park at Casino Pier, Coin Castle or Lucky Leo's to name a few. Just one block west of the beach is where you’ll find full-service restaurants. In summer, free seaside entertainment includes movies on the beach, concerts and weekly fireworks displays. Although the summer sun is obviously a big draw, many popular events take place here year ’round, including rollicking Columbus Day and St. Patrick’s Day parades and the annual Polar Bear Plunge, where intrepid swimmers dive into the icy Atlantic in winter to raise money for the Special Olympics.
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Six Flags Great Adventure, Theme Park

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Downtown Lakewood
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Atlantic City
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Lakewood Industrial Park, Lakewood Industrial Park is the home of many Corporations and Manufacturers in Ocean County.
  • 3.33 mile(s) from Abco HVAC
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Component Hardware
  • 5.0 mile(s) from Worthington Chemical
  • 2.0 mile(s) from Meredian Health
  • 6.0 mile(s) from Morgan Stanley
  • 5.0 mile(s) from Gaming Labaratories
  • 2.0 mile(s) from Astor Chocolate
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Kimball Medical Center
  • 7.0 mile(s) from Perlmart Supermarkets
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Georgian Court University
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Ocean County College
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Monmouth University

Nearby Restaurants


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Lakewood. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2014

November 28 - April 11, 2014-2015
2014-2015 New Jersey Devils Hockey

Visit the Prudential Center in Newark as the New Jersey Devils take on fellow eastern conference rivals for select home games through early April.

January 2015

Jan. 25, Feb. 22, & Mar. 18 2014
2015 Concerts at the State Theatre

Visit the State Theatre in East Brunswick for a season's worth of great comedy shows and concernts, including the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Harry Connick Jr., and George Thorogood. The showtimes vary.

February 2015

February 3 - September 1, 2015
Art After Hours: First Tuesdays

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers hosts its signature after-hour program each first Tuesday of the month. The museum is near East Brunswick.

April 2015

April 11 - 12, 2015
Atlantic City Antiques and Collectibles Show

This mainstay Atlantic City event sells antique art, toys, vintage fashion items, memorabilia, and more.

April 24 - 25, 2015
Garden State Endurance Challenge

New Jersey Motorsports Park near Atlantic City hosts this series of four 12-hour endurance car races.

May 2015

May 17, 2015
Westfield 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Enter this fun-filled casual race which starts and ends at Tamaques Park.

May 2015

May 14, 2015
Nitro Circus Live

The action sports spectacle of freestyle motocross, BMX, and skateboarding comes to Newark's Prudential Center.

May 31, 2015
Broadway Spectacular

The State Theatre in New Brunswick hosts a program featuring a range of Broadway favorites.

May 16 - 17, 2015
Mayfest at Historic Smithville

Juried arts shows, international food festivals, kids' activities, and live entertainment await visitors at this family-friendly festival near Absecon.

June 2015

June 13 - 14, 2015
Jersey Shore Wine Festival

Sample some of the best wine New Jersey has to offer at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood.

June 27, 2015
BrewFest at the Ballpark

This full-day event offers samples of beer, food, merchandise, and more at Lakewood's FirstEnergy Park.

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