Looking for a hotel nearby Rutgers University - Newark Hotels-Rates will make sure you find the optimal hotel in Newark, NJ. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on services offered, convenience to surrounding locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 25 hotels in Newark within 5 miles of Rutgers University - Newark, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $67. We also found 5 hotels in Newark within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $104. If you’re looking for other things to do in Newark, you might be interested in visiting the Westfield Garden State Plaza, Newport Centre and Woodbridge Center, most of which are an easy drive from the school.