In a New York state of mind, but keeping an eye on your travel budget? More affordable than comparable Manhattan hotels – with lots of free perks to boot – this hotel provides easy access to the best of the Big Apple. Hop the #320 bus right across from the hotel, and you’ll be in Midtown’s Port Authority Bus Terminal in about 20 minutes. From there, you can walk 5 minutes to the Empire State Building or less than 10 minutes to Broadway theaters and Times Square. Back in New Jersey, take in a big-name show or a big-game showdown at the massive Meadowlands Sports Complex, 2 miles north of the Meadowlands River Inn. Shop, dine, or see a Hollywood hit at the Plaza at the Meadows complex, a 2-minute walk. Wherever your day takes you, start it off right with a complimentary breakfast. The generous spread features hot selections like waffles and French toast sticks, plus all the gourmet coffee you’d like. In a hurry? Pick up a complimentary “On the Run” breakfast bag, available weekday mornings. Another great perk: Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel and a TV in the lobby. Use of the 24-hour business center is also complimentary, so printing your boarding pass and driving directions is a cinch. Getting a healthy workout is also hassle-free the Meadowlands River Inn’s modern fitness center is open early morning till late night. This property is non-smoking. Or just take it easy in your comfortable guestroom. Snuggle up in signature bedding, including a pillowtop mattress, cozy duvet, and fresh white linens. Prop your laptop on the handy lap desk, and get a little work done while you watch your favorite HBO show or a late-night movie. Theres also a full-size desk with an ergonomic chair, if you really want to get down to business. Craving a midnight snack? Cook up some popcorn in the microwave, and grab a cold drink from the compact refrigerator. Rise and shine with your easy-to-set clock radio, and brew a fresh cup of hot coffee. The shower is fitted with an adjustable Waterpik showerhead, for an invigorating or gentle awakening.