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September 2014

Planning an Extended Stay? Take Advantage of our NJ Hotel Package with Breakfast included!

Our NJ Extended Stay Hotel Package with Complimentary Breakfast Daily is perfect for your stay in NJ.

If you are planning an extended stay in NJ, look no further than the Wilshire Grand Hotel. We are offering an exclusive NJ Hotel Package with breakfast included for you to enjoy during your visit. Learn more about our hotel deal below and plan your stay with us in West Orange, NJ.

NJ Hotel Packages with Breakfast

Our Extended Stay Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Basket with beverages & snacks upon arrival
  • Complimentary full breakfast buffet daily
  • Monday - Thursday manager's reception
  • Free WiFi and internet service
  • Free shuttle service within a 5 mile radius, based on availability

Terms and Conditions apply. Visit our special hotel offers page on our Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ website to learn more.

Whether visiting for business or leisure, we are committed to ensuring your stay is memorable from beginning to end. Come visit your home here in West Orange, NJ and enjoy our comfortable accommodations and unprecedented service.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel

Admire the changing scenery aboard the Spirit of New Jersey and the Spirit of New York Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise.

The Spirit of New Jersey and Spirit of New York Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise is the perfect way to celebrate the autumn season.

Autumn is a wonderful time of the year here in our NJ/NY area. The trees are changing colors and the crisp cool air is on its way. There is no better time to enjoy a cruise up the Hudson River to enjoy the stunning scenery! Plan your stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ and enjoy a Spirit of New Jersey or Spirit of New York Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise.

The Fall Foliage Lunch Cruises on the Spirit of New Jersey and Spirit of New York will begin boarding at 11:30am before the cruise starts noon-3pm. Check below for the upcoming schedule for the New Jersey and New York cruises:

Departing from Chelsea Piers, NY:

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014

Departing from Lincoln Harbor, NJ:

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014

Price: from $59.90 per person. Call 866.483.3866 or Book your Cruise Online

The Wilshire Grand Hotel is conveniently located near Chelsea Piers, NY and Lincoln Harbor, NJ. We invite you to browse our current hotel offers and plan your stay with us.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ


Hockey fans, the New Jersey Devils 2014-15 Season is almost here!

The New Jersey 2014-15 Regular Season is about to begin! Plan your stay today.

Hockey fans, are you ready for the NHL 2014-15 season? We are always excited to offer hockey fans a convenient place to stay before and after the games at the Prudential Center. If you’re planning to attend a New Jersey Devils home game during the 2014-15 season, we invite you to book your stay at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ. We are located just minutes away from the arena.

New Jersey Devils 2014-15 SeasonThe regular season home games for the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center begins Saturday, October 18, 2014 and ends Tuesday, April 7, 2014. We’ve listed the upcoming October games at the Prudential Center and you can view the full 2014-15 schedule for the NJ Devils here.

The October home games for the Devils include:

Saturday, October 18, 2014 vs. the Sharks at 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 vs. the Rangers at 7:00pm
Friday, October 24, 2014 vs. the Stars at 7:00pm
Thursday, October 30, 2014 vs. the Jets at 7:00pm

If looking for things to do this fall/winter in NJ, check out a game at the Prudential Center this season. Check out our current hotel deals and packages.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ

Impress your Guests with these Winter Wedding Theme Ideas!

Planning a winter wedding? These winter wedding themes are sure to impress.

Winter Wedding Themes

Although many brides-to-be may overlook the winter months for their big day, we love a winter wedding and we’re here to give you inspiration for your special day. Check out these unique winter wedding themes and plan an event that will impress your guests.

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite winter wedding ideas:

New Year’s Eve: Ring in the New Year with friends and family at your New Year’s Eve wedding celebration. For wedding favor inspiration, consider sparklers. If looking for the perfect wedding color combo for a New Year’s wedding, how about sticking with the classic colors of New Year’s such as gold, white and silver yet adding in one pop of color such as blue, which will really make a statement on a cake or centerpiece. 

White Wedding Theme: Deck the halls with dazzling white, ivory and creams for an elegant and classic effect. Let your bridesmaids shine in all white with winter white posies in their bouquets. For your reception, make a statement with candle centerpieces, white tablecloths and lights strung around the entire room.

A Ski Lodge Theme: Think an old ski lodge, with a twist. Consider warm colors such as red and orange to add a cozy effect, wooden chairs and tables and candles for a centerpiece.

For more inspiration, click here.

If you are planning your winter wedding in NJ and looking for venues, come take a tour of our venues at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ. We would be happy to host the winter wedding of your dreams.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ

The best fall activities for kids in NJ – Check out Fairfield Farms and Greenhouses!

Family-fun awaits you at Fairfield Farms and Greenhouses. Check out the fall activities for kids in NJ!

Fall Activities for kids in NJ

Fall season is the best time to visit Fairfield Farms and Greenhouses! Located right in Essex County just minutes away from us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ, the family-friendly attraction has a reputation for being one of the best places to visit in NJ in the fall. If looking for the best fall activities for kids in NJ, check out Fairfield Farms and Greenhouses.

The family-friendly farm in Fairfield is open seven days a week for hayrides and pumpkin picking. The various activities to enjoy this fall in NJ include: 

  • Hayrides
  • Pumpkin Picking
  • 5-acre corn maze (child friendly)
  • Large “Play in the Hay” area inside greenhouse
  • Petting Zoo (first three weekends in October and Columbus Day, weather permitting)
  • Refreshments

Fall display items will also be available for purchase. These items include everything from mums to cornstalks! Browse the fall decorations or head to the Petting Zoo, taking place on the following weekends: October 5th and 6th, October 12th, 13th and Columbus Day, October 14th and October 19th and 20th.

Beverages and a light menu will also be available for purchase. Spend the entire afternoon at Fairfield Farms and Greenhouses before heading back to our cozy accommodations at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ