We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 15 Princeton hotels

Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540 (Formerly Doral Forrestal)
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Free Parking
Save Saved
You added Princeton Marriott at Forrestal to your Saves list
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Princeton
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
W*Travel Cairo, Egypt
  • Overview
  • Reviews (203)
  • Photos (51)
  • Amenities
  • Room tips (33)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

203 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (33)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Cairo, Egypt
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for one night on a business trip with colleagues. Rooms are nice, though not particularly thoroughly cleaned. As I got to my room after check in, I found some hair clips on the bathroom floor, and cobwebs in the lamp shades. The hotel staff were all extremely friendly and helpful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Woodbridge, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly enjoyed my stay for one night prior to the kickoff to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. The staff was very nice and would not mind staying here again when I am in the area again. I might even consider visiting Princeton in the near future! :-)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Marriott has very nice hotel rooms with clean, modern bathrooms. The fitness center has several cardio machines with built-in tvs and a basket of earbuds - very convenient! Breakfast is good and room service is available. Nice lobby and a friendly staff make this a great place to stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 10-year old and I stayed at this hotel over a portion of the weekend, and we were impressed with the service, cleanliness and room. While room walls are less-than sound-proof, we had a comfortable room following a seemles check-in. I highly recommend this hotel for someone's next stay if they need to be in the Princeton area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an OK place- I can't rate it as poor, because the sleep quality was fine; however, it's a large hotel, and when we stayed there there were a lot of traveling teams, with all the loudness and craziness that entails. If you are looking for a quiet place to stay for the night, this isn't it. The price... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jennifer E, Front Office Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you so much for your feedback! I am truly sorry your stay with us wasn't perfect due to the large traveling familes/teams this weekend. Over the summer we have 2-3 extremely busy sports weekends and this weekend was the first amongst them. We usually are much quieter and would recommend staying with us for a relaxing experience.... More

Berlin MD
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been home four days and Im feeling guilty because this place really deserves a glowing recommendation. The front desk staff was delightful, the housekeeping staff was gracious, and Larry was awesome! The rooms are newly renovated and their mattress is one of the best I've ever slept on anywhere. The beautiful setting and all the other attributes this hotel... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It was a great place to stay. The restaurant was busy and a bit slow but they were very nice and apologetic for the delay. Rooms were nice and clean. My only complaint was VALET was TERRIBLE...slow slow slow!! But other than that, it was good!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston Mass
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have attended my last four high school reunions at the Forrestal Marriott, most recently this month, and I can't say enough about how well they attended us. The place seeis in a bucolic setting.... lots of trees and nice places to take a walk; nice places to sit and hang out with friends having coffee or drinks. The atmosphere... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Clara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stay at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal frequenly over the year on business and this is an exceptional property. The hotel and rooms are renovated, and the changes are just outstanding. The hotel is very business friendly, the redesigned and renovated rooms have a large desk surface and exceptionally good chair. From a business perspective these rooms are one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Just organized a reunion at the Forrestal Marriott that went beautifully. The event manager and the entire staff were competent, helpful, and courteous. The venue itself is lovely and the meal we organized was delicious and elegantly handled within our budget. There were several other events at the same time, but no feeling of being mobbed. I was initially sticker... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Princeton Marriott at Forrestal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

Address: 100 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540 (Formerly Doral Forrestal)
Phone Number:
Location: United States > New Jersey > Princeton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Princeton Marriott at Forrestal 3.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Orbitz, Booking.com, Marriott, Expedia, Travelocity, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL, Agoda, Hotels.com, Venere and Otel so you can book your Princeton Marriott at Forrestal reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Princeton Marriott Hotel And Conference Center At Forrestal
Marriott Princeton

51 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (20)
Pool/beach area (4)
Hotel & grounds (6)
Dining (2)
View from room (1)
Room/suite (1)
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (32)
Hotel & grounds (9)
Room/suite (8)
Bathroom (1)
Dining (3)
Pool/beach area (2)
Other (9)


Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Midway between New York City and Philadelphia, this Princeton hotel provides meeting and conference space, comfortable accommodations and other amenities. Perfect for business or family vacations. ... more   less 
Number of rooms

See which rooms travelers prefer