Got an early flight out of Newark International Airport, or arriving late at night? This Crowne Plaza offers complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to and from Newark Airport (EWR), just 2 miles away. If you have your own transportation, hotel parking (surcharge) includes in/out privileges, so feel free to explore the area. 3 miles from the hotel, you can shop for bargains at Jersey Gardens, featuring more than 200 outlet stores. If culture is more your cup of tea, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Newark Museum are both 5 miles away. Sports and music fans have 2 top-tier options. 14 miles north of the Crowne Plaza, the Meadowlands Sports Complex hosts headlining musicians and nationally ranked teams, including the New York Jets and New York Giants. Or drive 15 miles into Midtown Manhattan for a concert or New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. If your schedule doesn’t allow for venturing away from the hotel, there’s plenty on site to keep you fed and entertained. Savor a sit-down meal in the casual Crowne Plaza Café, or catch the big game over a beer and light fare in the Terrace Lounge. In a hurry? Café Bistro offers coffee, sandwiches, and snacks 24 hours a day. Keep your workout routine on track in the 24-hour fitness center, then cool off with a dip in the indoor pool. Coin-operated laundry facilities mean you’ll be freshly dressed for sightseeing or travel. Whether you’re staying a night or a week, Crowne Plaza’s contemporary accommodations make you feel at home. Flat-panel HDTVs come with HBO and pay movies, and wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. In the morning, get your caffeine fix with the provided coffee/tea maker. Before heading to the airport, you can print boarding passes in the 24-hour business center (surcharge), and stop by the gift shop for snacks, sundries, and souvenirs.