Hotel Features. Opened in 1868 as The Blackburn House resort, the historic hotel was rebuilt in 1929. The Tudor-style building features a brick exterior lined with landscaped flower gardens. The stately lobby displays a stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings and overstuffed leather sofas. Throughout the property, coved ceilings, crown molding and chestnut paneling add architectural interest. Modern amenities juxtapose the hotel's historic ambience. A business center furnishes two computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access. An outdoor pool and sundeck offer seasonal relaxation. The fitness room supplies workout equipment. The hotel grants complimentary access to the Summit YMCA, located four blocks away. Complimentary buffet-style breakfasts are served at The Hunt Club Steak and Seafood Grill. The restaurant's lunch and dinner menu includes prime rib, whole lobster and crab legs. Al fresco dining service is offered on the stone-terrace patio, and live jazz is featured on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Guestrooms. Many of The Grand Summit Hotel's guestrooms display raised ceilings, wood flooring and bookshelves. Rooms are furnished with antique-style mahogany-stained furniture. Polished brass lamps accessorize the European décor. Beds are dressed in 300-thread count linens. Turndown service is provided each evening. Rooms are equipped with complimentary wireless internet access, high-definition televisions and Bose Wave radios with CD players and MP3 access.
Expert Tip. If you experience some late-night hunger pains, you're in good hands at The Grand Summit Hotel. Complimentary snacks and sandwiches are stocked in the lobby's self-serve refrigerator.
Standard room with queen bed: One king bed, or one queen bed, or two double beds. Antique-style mahogany furniture. Brass lamps. Bookshelves. Pilasters framing walls. Shower/tub combination or stall shower without tub. Complimentary house-made cookies, bottled water at turndown (weekdays only).
Standard room with two double beds: Two double beds. Antique-style mahogany furniture. Desk. Complimentary wireless Internet access. TV with premium cable channels and pay movies. Clock radio. Coffee/tea maker. Refrigerator on request. Iron/ironing board. Hair dryer.
From Newark International Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 13 miles.
- Business Center Restaurant(s)
- Fitness Equipment Airport transportation (fees apply)
- Meeting room (small groups) - 8,000-Square-Feet Coffee in lobby - Starbucks
- Complimentary buffet-style breakfast Evening Reception - Complimentary/Tues.
- Garden Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Swimming pool - outdoor Fireplace in lobby
- Bar/lounge Live entertainment
- Internet public area - high-speed - Complimentary
Room Amenities: , , • Bottled water in room (complim • Premium TV channel(s) • Blackout drapes/curtains • Refrigerator (on request) • Internet access - complimentar • Electronic/magnetic keys • Electronic check-out • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Cribs (infant beds) available • Pay movies • Climate control • Complimentary toiletries • Housekeeping (daily) • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV
Downtown Summit: 2 blocks | Reed's Arboretum: 4 blocks | New Jersey Transit Station: 4 blocks | The Mall at Short Hills: 5.0 miles | George Washington Headquarters: 15.0 miles | New York, N.Y.: 22.0 miles |
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