Visit Rutgers University
Travelers seeking a hotel near Rutgers University choose the BEST WESTERN The Garden Executive Hotel for proximity to the university and convenient access to Interstate 287. Stay with us and enjoy a four-mile and 8-minute drive to the main campus. Make your way down Washington Street, which turns into Metlars Lane, and continue until arriving at the campus.
If you're headed to the College Avenue campus across the Raritan River, simply continue on Metlars Lane as it becomes New Jersey State Route 18. If you're headed to the Douglass campus, continue on NJ-18 until reaching Commercial Avenue.
Prospective students and visiting parents enjoy a tour of the campus, including sights like the Old Queens building, the Vorhees Chapel, and hundreds of student clubs and residential life. Scarlet Knights fans love the close access to football's High Point Solution Stadium, basketball's Louis Brown Athletic Center, and baseball's Bainton Field. Round out your visit and stop by the Rutgers University Geology Museum and Rutgers Gardens.
After an exciting and fulfilling day at Rutgers University, retreat to comfortable rooms at our full-service hotel. Stay satisfied with our free breakfast in the morning and enjoy an easy walk to many local restaurants and shops, including Longhorn Steakhouse, Chipotle, Red Lobster, and the 365Bistro cocktail lounge. For extended stay guests, we are across the street from Centennial Square and Middlesex Mall, perfect for stocking up on necessary supplies.