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Holiday Inn Princeton

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Ranked #7 of 15 hotels in Princeton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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216 reviews 216 reviews
88 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I spent a couple of days here recently and I was overall very pleased with the stay. The room was excellent! The decor is quite modern and all was spotlessly clean. The bed was fabulously comfortable; the desk was spacious and ideal for doing any work. The free Wifi was a bonus. I also loved the fact that I could... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This modern and recently refurbished hotel provides perfectly satisfactory rooms at a reasonable price if you just need to overnight in Princeton (which is lovely, by the way). However, it is five miles out of town so it's really meant for driving - they do provide a shuttle to the station, but only at limited times of the day. Also... More

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Holiday Inn P, Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Dear Functional , reasonably priced; We are sorry that you felt the restaurant and the bar were soulless and only provided shuttle at limited times. We will bring this up at our next staff meeting. Thank you for staying with us. Management More

Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was clean, comfortable, and quiet. Had significant trouble accessing Wifi but to the hotel's credit the front desk hooked me up to their tech support and eventually I was able to get online. Not sure if connectivity is a typical issue at this site or not. Arrived around 8 pm and was told the restaurant closed at 9. We... More

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Holiday Inn P, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Hello LJBurg, Thank you for staying at Our Holiday Inn Princeton. We are glad that you found our hotel was clean, comfortable, and quiet and I am very happy that the Front desk was able to connect you with WiFi Support. We are sorry that the restaurant had closed early on the day you arrived.Your willingness to share your experience... More

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was spacious and like many average chains, OK but could be better in many ways. Reasonably comfortable bed. One distinctly unsatisfactory thing is that you can't open the windows and get any fresh air. Consequently you are forced to suffer using the air con. Never felt there was any fresh air at all. Breakfast is very average. We... More

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Holiday Inn P, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Dear Highecpectations2013, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Princeton and we appreciate your feedback. We are terribly sorry that your request for soya milk was provided only on the third morning and not the second, as the restaurant does not carry soya milk. The next time you need to travel into Princeton NJ, please consider staying with us... More

Pleasant Hill, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
56 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A brief overnight stay while visiting Princeton University with our daughter. The property is well maintained and the rooms are adequate but over priced when compared to similar properties close by. Staff are not nearly as professional and/or well trained as you may find in other HI properties. They struggled with simple requests. Breakfast should have been complimentary, but was... More

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Holiday Inn P, Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Dear erikallie, We are sorry to hear that our staff was not to your expectation. We at the Holiday Inn thrive on making our guest happy. We will take your feed back and discuss it at our next meeting. We hope you will give us another chance!!!! Thank you More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I was at the Holiday Inn in Princeton for a baseball tournament and we had a wonderful stay. Our room was clean, and Front Desk was very helpful. We travel a lot and at times our group can be bit crazy and impatience but the Front Desk did was wonderful. The restaurant had a buffet set up and the food... More

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We recently stayed at the Holiday Inn Princeton with my son's sports team. When we arrived, we were greeted by a lovely front desk staff. The hotel looked fresh and clean and I was told recently renovated. Our room was very nice, very clean and comfortable. We were very happy that there were two queen beds in the room, not... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were hosting a large family group from various out-of-town locales for the multi-day Princeton U graduation. I was nervous because I was making arrangements from far our of town and we wanted everything to run smoothly. We had several mobility-impaired folks who were our guests of honor and we were going to depend on the hotel shuttle to get... More

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Holiday Inn P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Dear Daddi C; Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn in Princeton. We appreciate your feedback and thrilled that your group enjoyed their stay with us. I will definitely share your comments with the entire staff. We hope to see you soon!!! Holiday inn Princeton More

Island Heights, New Jersey
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

I have been staying at this Holiday Inn for the past year three times a month . This place has changed for better . All the public space has been renovated and they are working on the rooms right now . The front desk staff always greets me when I walk in and provide excellent service

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Holiday Inn P, Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ward15; We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay and are happy with the Holiday Inn in Princeton's renovations. We look to seeing you in the near future. More

Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel a few times over the last few years. The location and structure of the hotel is great. I'm not sure if this hotel fired all of their previous employees, but the new staff needs to be trained in customer service, and they need to be more knowledgeable about what they can or can not... More

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Holiday Inn P, Manager at Holiday Inn Princeton, responded to this review

Dear Brandy, We are sorry that you did not get to experience our wonderful hospitality. We still have the same staff and two new people. We will definitely focus on more training. More

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Address: 100 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Princeton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Princeton 3*
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What's the best kept secret in Princeton, NJ? Holiday Inn Princeton Hotel! Unlike any other Holiday Inn you may have experienced before, the Holiday Inn Princeton is the ideal place for business and leisure travelers visiting central New Jersey. We are conveniently located to Princeton University and local companies such as Dow Jones, Bristol Myers Squibb, URS Washington,Siemens and Johnson & Johnson. Comfort, convenience and outstanding service are just a few of the reasons you'll want to stay with us every time your travels bring you to Princeton. Our Cafe Nicole Restaurant serves fine Continental- and American-style cuisine. You will want to be sure to visit our newly renovated fitness center, equipped with the latest in exercise equipment. Our well appointed guest rooms feature complimentary high-speed wireless Internet connections, on-demand movies and Nintendo. Our courtesy shuttle service is available from Monday-Friday, 7 AM - 9:30 AM & 4 PM - 9:30 PM. The Holiday Inn Princeton Hotel also offers over 2500 square feet of flexible meeting space to be used for your corporate meeting or social event. ... more   less 
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