Situated along Central Avenue in the vibrant suburban community of New Providence, beyond the rolling hills of the Watchung Mountains, our boutique hotel is within steps of restaurants, shops and local businesses. Surrounded by the New Jersey countryside and mountains, The Hub Murray Hill borders several beautiful parks and reservations, with bicycling, canoeing and fishing. Tee off at public golf courses, or embark on a day of hiking and horseback riding along Watchung Reservation trails. Explore the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a 7,300-acre sanctuary with trails and observation blinds, or visit the Turtleback Zoo. For a day in the glam of New York City, you can take the train from the nearby New Providence station.
Discover rich culture and arts in New Providence’s surrounding area at the plethora of local attractions. Take in a show at one of two local venues, the Paper Mill Playhouse and the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts. Experience New Jersey’s storied colonial heritage at historic sites, such as Morristown National Historical Park, including Jockey Hollow and General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. Journey back in time at Fosterfield’s Living Historical Farm, a turn-of-the-century farm life display at a restored working farm, or visit Edison National Historical Site, Thomas Edison’s former home and laboratory – now a museum for his inventions.
Murray Hill is centrally located in New Providence, within a 10-minute drive of the Mall at Short Hills and Reeves-Reed Arboretum. This hotel is 11.8 mi (19 km) from Seton Hall University and 15.6 mi (25 km) from Rutgers University, Busch Campus.
We are just minutes away from a variety of arboretums; including Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Historic Tree Grove and Arboretum, and the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary. These botanical gardens feature a diverse collection of trees alongside charming, lush gardens, sure to exhibit the natural beauty of New Jersey.
We’re also located in close proximity to the area’s most popular shopping centers, such as the Malls at Short Hill and The Mills at Jersey Gardens. Shoppers will love exploring the large variety of brands these Jersey malls have to offer, even New Jersey exclusives!
The Paper Mill Playhouse, New Jersey’s official theater, and the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts are popular settings to experience a taste of New Jersey’s art and culture. Located in the heart of New Providence, we are surrounded by an array of fine dining, nightlife and entertainment options.