Best Areas to Stay in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Where to Stay in Atlantic City – A Guide to this New Jersey City

Atlantic City is known as the casino capital of the East Coast of the United States, located in the state of New Jersey, in Atlantic County.

Thanks to its Boardwalk, its beautiful beaches, and its numerous casinos, this city is an important entertainment center and an alternative to Las Vegas.

Being just two hours from New York, Atlantic City fills with visitors almost every weekend, arriving by bus or car. Similarly, the Atlantic City International Airport is located about 7,4 miles (12 kilometers) from the city center and has flights to and from other cities in the United States.

The best time to travel to Atlantic City is during the summer, ideal for visiting the beach and doing outdoor activities, but keep in mind that it is also the high season and, therefore, the cost of accommodation is higher.

The surroundings of the Atlantic City Boardwalk, next to Atlantic and Pacific Avenues, are home to the best restaurants, shops, and hotels in the city, making them stand out among the best areas to stay in Atlantic City. (See accommodation in Atlantic City Boardwalk).

Here’s a guide with the best areas to stay in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Best Areas to Stay in Atlantic City

1. Our Favorite Area: Near Atlantic City Boardwalk

The surroundings of the Atlantic City Boardwalk are the best area to stay in Atlantic City for its spectacular views and for having the largest entertainment offer in the city.

Here, you will find a wide variety of restaurants, hundreds of brand stores, and hotels of different categories.

The infinity of entertainment options makes it one of the best areas to stay in Atlantic City since it has spas, nightclubs, amusement parks, museums, and much more.

Some of the city’s most famous hotels such as the Taj Mahal and Caesars Palace are located in this area, as is The Pier Shops, which houses the city’s most luxurious stores.

And for casino enthusiasts, here are the Caesar’s Atlantic City, Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, Bally’s and Tropicana Casino & Resort.

The surroundings of the Atlantic City Boardwalk are among the best areas to stay in Atlantic City as they are very pedestrian-friendly and close to the main attractions of this New Jersey city.

Where to stay in Atlantic City - Near Atlantic City Boardwalk

Where to stay in Atlantic City – Near Atlantic City Boardwalk

Accommodation near Atlantic City Boardwalk - Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Accommodation near Atlantic City Boardwalk – Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Why We Love This Area for a Stay in Atlantic City:

  • Best area for sightseeing
  • Casinos and luxury hotels
  • Great views

Accommodation in this area

Top Choice

Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City

The Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City has a casino and offers direct access to the beach. The hotel is located on the Atlantic City boardwalk. In addition, it includes the Jimmy Buffet’s leisure complex.

from US$48
Budget

City House Atlantic City

City House Atlantic City, featuring a garden, is located in Atlantic City in the New Jersey region, 100 meters from Atlantic City Beach and 500 meters from IMAX Cinema.

from US$35
Luxury

The Claridge – a Radisson Hotel

The Claridge Hotel features an indoor pool, fitness center, ballroom, and a Las Vegas-style cabaret. The rooftop VUE Lounge Bar is located on the 23rd floor and offers drinks.

from US$67
 

 

 

2. Atlantic City Beach (near the aquarium)

The Atlantic City Beach area, in addition to hosting the historic part of the city, the marina, and the coast guard station, has an aquarium.

The aquarium has a variety of sea species that make this one of the best areas to stay in Atlantic City when traveling with children.

Staying in Atlantic City Beach is also a good idea for shopping, with stores for all tastes. Also, here you can take a cruise or taste excellent gastronomy.

This area is very pedestrian-friendly and is also the venue for concerts, live shows, hockey games, and sporting events.

This is a recommended area to stay in Atlantic City because it is cheaper than the surroundings of the boardwalk.

Best areas to stay in Atlantic City - Atlantic City Beach

Best areas to stay in Atlantic City – Atlantic City Beach

Alojamiento cerca de Atlantic City Beach (cerca del acuario) - Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Alojamiento cerca de Atlantic City Beach (cerca del acuario) – Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Why We Love This Area for a Stay in Atlantic City:

  • Shopping area
  • Sporting events
  • Near the aquarium

Accommodation in this area

Top Choice

Madison Hotel Boardwalk

The Madison Hotel Boardwalk is a 3-minute walk from the Atlantic City Boardwalk and offers a free continental breakfast. Free WiFi is also available.

from US$55
Budget

Sunset Inn – 2

Located 1.5 miles from Atlantic City Beach, Sunset Inn – 2 in Atlantic City offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. All rooms have cable TV.

from US$45
Luxury

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is located in Atlantic City and features various facilities including a casino, a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden. This 4 star complex.

from US$89
 

 

 

3. Near Atlantic City Convention Center & the Rail Station

The surroundings of the Atlantic City Convention Center are the best area to stay in Atlantic City for business travelers.

This is also a great place to stay for those who visit the city for a short time since it is where the rail station is.

The entire area has many hotels, casinos, and restaurants. Also, the Tanger Outlets The Walk, an open-air shopping center with more than 100 stores, restaurants, and shops, is part of this area.

The combination of the Convention Center, the rail station, and the Tanger Outlets The Walk, the most popular shopping center in New Jersey, make this one of the best areas to stay in Atlantic City.

Where to stay in Atlantic City - Near the Atlantic City Convention Center and the rail station

Where to stay in Atlantic City – Near the Atlantic City Convention Center and the rail station

Accommodation near Atlantic City Convention Center - Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Accommodation near Atlantic City Convention Center – Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Why We Love This Area for a Stay in Atlantic City:

  • Best area for businnes travelers
  • Rail station
  • Tanger Outlets The Walk

Accommodation in this area

  • Top Choice
    Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel

    This hotel is located in the heart of Atlantic City, just a few steps from the famous Atlantic City casinos, the seafront, restaurants and the Tanger Outlets shopping center.

    from US$76
 

 

 

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