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Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

3.5 of 5 100 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540 (Formerly Doral Forrestal)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff at this Marriott are awesome. After staying there over the course of several months they always remembered my name, were very helpful and welcoming. Claudette, Thomas (aka Pancakes) and Beth in the bar are very awesome and always welcoming after a long work day. It is an older place with that "lodge" feel but comfy and clean. The... More 

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Christine C, Christine Ciccone at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. We are so happy to hear that your experience with the staff has been awesome. I will be sure to pass along your praise of Claudette, Thomas and Beth at Barley's Pub. When you travel so much on business, it is nice to... More 

Pound Ridge, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I believed the hype and drove south a couple of hours to avoid the Blizzard of 2015. I am a long time marriott loyalist but the staff here has made my loyalty even deeper. From the comfort and cleanliness being top rate, all the staff from the maintenance staff to the GM or property GM has been super friendly and... More 

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. Although the Blizzard of 2015 did not produce the amount of snow fall originally thought, staying with us, with your family, sounds like a great way to weather the storm. We are so glad to hear that your kids were thrilled with the milk... More 

West Orange, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First the negatives: The rooms are on the small side and slightly outdated. And they skimp on the soap (1 bar per room). There is a bit of a walk from the parking lot (though there is a valet for a price) and from the lobby to some of the rooms. It is mind-boggling that hotels still charge for wi-fi.... More 

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. It seems as though you took advantage and appreciated a lot of what we offer. I'm always happy to see people sitting by the fireplace in the lobby. You chose the perfect words to describe how it feels -- cozy and welcoming. Seeing people... More 

Towaco, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed here for 4 nights during Christmas 2014. Enjoyed the hotel location close to Princetown and Plainsborro town centers. Rooms are small but newly renovated and very clean. Wifi access was complimentary but it looks like will not be so in the near future. Liked the surrounding trails that allowed for short hikes. Also enjoyed the adjacent in-door tennis... More 

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. It was so nice to hear you were able to enjoy the tennis courts as well as the outdoor trails during your recent stay. The weather was very nice during Christmas week, unusual temperatures for that time of the year. I am glad you... More 

New Paltz, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The hotel staffs are very friendly, the location of the hotel is excellent. Room is small and feel old, but very clean and quiet. The bed is very comfortable, the bathroom is a bit outdated. Lounge has very limited food selection.

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Hi Mandy S. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am glad you appreciated the level of service you received from our staff. Comfortable, quiet and clean equals a perfect recipe for a great night sleep. We have been working with our food and beverage team to better enhance the selection of food... More 

Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This hotel's lobby was already decorated for Christmas when my husband and I stayed. I loved the cabin feel of the lobby and the big tree. So pretty! Our room is set up differently compared with other Marriott hotels we had stayed in, but it's still comfortable and we got the Marriott service we usually get. The concierge lounge has... More 

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Hi Donna, Thank you so much for your loyalty and your review. I am so happy you were able to stay with us during the Christmas season. I agree the tree looks great and adds such a warm and cozy feel to the lobby. All the poinsettias have arrived now and the outside trees are sparkling. I am most pleased... More 

Windermere, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice hotel, older feel (appropriate for Princeton area) but the rooms and bathrooms feel updated. Barley's Pub (off the lobby) has a nice selection of food, wine and higher end spirits. Not a typical 'sports bar' but does have several tv's w/ ESPN/sporting channels. Large seating capacity. Definitely a business venue.

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. I am so glad you were able to appreciate the look and feel of the hotel, especially the lobby, which gives you a sense you would expect while visiting the Princeton area. Although our hotel is great for meetings with both large and small ballrooms and... More 

New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is one of the nicer Marriott's that I have stayed in. The rooms are clean and nice appointed. The grounds are pleasant and the hotel is in a quiet location. This hotel is reasonably priced compared to the competition.

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. We are delighted to hear how much you like our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed the fact that we are in a quiet wooded. We are tucked away but yet close to all the action of Downtown Princeton and the hustle and bustle of Route 1.... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is my second stay at the hotel. The first one was unremarkable. This one was remarkably unenjoyable. Firstly- a charge of $12.95 for internet access. Per device. Paying for internet now is just not acceptable, particularly at this expensive level. Poor value. Front of house staff were very pleasant. Nice coffee in the room. My meal in the Barley... More 

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Jennifer E, Guest Relations Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Good morning, I want to first thank you for your feedback! I greatly appreciate it and we cannot improve without it! I also want to apologize that your stay was less than perfect! We take great pride in providing excellent customer service and a clean and productive guestroom and in your case we failed specifically in the restaurant. I am... More 

Great Neck, New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
39 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Princeton Marriott it is a great place to stay, It is not only if you are attending a corporate meeting, wedding or any kind of tournament, It is a beautiful, peaceful property any season; Staff and service are excellent, rooms recently upgraded , bathroom and common areas are very clean, free internet access as a platinum member.

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Christine C, Executive Administrative Assistant at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for your kind review of our hotel. We appreciate you loyalty as a Platinum Member and are happy you enjoyed staying with us in our newly renovated rooms. We thank you for recognizing our staff and services as "excellent". That is what we strive for each and every day!! Thank you again for your lovely review... More 

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Address: 100 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540 (Formerly Doral Forrestal)
Location: United States > New Jersey > Princeton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Princeton Marriott at Forrestal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 300
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Also Known As:
Princeton Marriott Hotel And Conference Center At Forrestal
Marriott Princeton
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Princeton

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