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 packages
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Earn Up To 25,000 Points
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Save Saved
You added Princeton Marriott at Forrestal to your Saves list
73%
Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Princeton
A recent review
Write a Review

219 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    58
    101
    44
    13
    3
See reviews for
59
45
15
77
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (38)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (219)
  • Mar-May only
    (54)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (72)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (59)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (34)
All months
Boston, MA
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
37 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is excellent - close to campus and all you'd need to do in the area, yet in a quiet area removed from Rt 1. It's got a lodgey feel - it's only 3 stories high, and all floors are easily accessible via elevator, or a wide open staircase in the lobby. Rooms were basic Marriott style, but small. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toms River, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing staff, The bed was so wonderful that I never wanted to leave so comfortable. Amazing grounds, If you work out the gym is incredible as is the pool. If you have the time go for a message at the spa. Service is outstanding. Our daughter Is a student at Princeton and this is the only hotel that we recommend... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very pretty, and very clean, I do like this hotel but if u think u can survive without their wifi just know ahead of time that it's in the middle of nowhere so without it your phone is a paper weight. Prob on purpose so they can sell their wifi other than that you can keep busy with all the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tristen M, Guest Relations Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Good morning Christine, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed the cleanliness and beauty of the property. We are aware of the cell phone service issues in the area and are working with the most popular cell phone providers to encourage them to improve their service. I assure you we do not block cell service on... More

New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was just here with a sports team and the staff could not have been better. They were so accommodating to our group. We were happy with the rooms and all the common areas. The The rooms were clean and big enough and the setting was great. We had a good burger in the restaurant. The bar was also great with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Brunswick, New Jersey
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a one night "staycation" at this property just to get away, celebrate my godmother's birthday and to receive a spa treatment. The staff were friendly, however, don't really expect much if you're a Marriott gold member. The lounge is not open on the weekends except for Sunday Breakfast and unlike other hotels they don't offer you a drink... More

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

Good afternoon, I want to thank you for choosing the Prineton Marriott for your staycation! We truly appreciate your feedback as well! I understand that the hours of our Concierge Lounge was not suitable to your stay with us. Our Concierge Lounge is open for Breakast on Saturdy and Sunday. We unfortunately are not open for evening hours on Saturday.... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice hotel nestled in the woods in a beautiful setting. Rooms were clean and nice. Food is expensive, and nothing else is nearby. The lobby area is a really nice vaulted ceiling space that feels like a Frank Lloyd Wright's student built a log cabin.

Was this review helpful? Yes
montreal
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed there for ironman Princeton last weekend. everything was perfect very good service, spacious rooms. great breakfast and they even opened breakfast at 5:00 AM for the few of us that had to leave for ironman very early. the only thing I still don't understand is how they can still charge for the wifi when even the cheap motels have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Long Island, NY
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Room was spacious and appeared newly renovated with plush mattress and down duvet cover. Concierge and rest of desk staff were very helpful and accommodating. Grounds are wooded with bikes to borrow and a jogging path through the trees.Short drive to University.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
newark, Delaware
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I recently stayed here for three nights for business meetings. I was so impressed at the hotel staff- they all say hello and are helpful. The food was delicious and the pillows and bedding on the bed were like sleeping on a cloud. This hotel is in a nice wooded area with a beautiful lobby.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Jacksonville, FL
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
37 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The hotel was nice enough, and the staff is VERY friendly and helpful, but I have a couple of gripes...and I hate to gripe! But, I'm very angry with Marriott right now that they refuse to offer free coffee in the lobby at their hotels. So, you go to the lobby and get a "starbucks" coffee (whatever), and you put... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Jennifer E, Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Good morning, I understand by your review that you were not completely satisfied with your stay with us. I first want to apologize for that! I completely understand as I too would be upset if there wasn't complimentary coffee in the lobby and would really be upset if there was noise outside my guestroom all night which kept me from... More

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
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)
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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Marriott, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo 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

49 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

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

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (30)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay