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Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is really nice and has a calm and small town feel. It is only 3 story, surrounded by woods with a conference center. Even though my standard room was small, it was very comfortable. I slept really well. There is a small referigerator in the room with a little bar area. You can tell it is Marriott. Concierge lounge... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Super friendly and attentive staff. Comfortable, updated rooms. Patking was a little challenging, especially in the pouring rain. Would absolutely recommend this hotel if you are visiting Princeton!!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can't go much wrong with a Marriott, but the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal goes beyond this. The hotel is located in a wooded and scenic area, which gives it a special feel. The rooms are exceptionally well designed. There's a small convenience store for minor purchases. The breakfast has a good spread, but doesn't justify the high price. Room... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The surroundings and scenery give this Marriott a serene and tranquil setting. Because the hotel is set in a wooded area, it is easy to leave the grind of your day-to-day routine behind during the time you are staying here. Another positive experience I had was my interaction with the employees. They were friendly, helpful and always smiling. There were... 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 such a nice review. We are so happy that your experience at our hotel was a positive one. Our goal is to help make your time here the very best it could be. I am glad you found our staff to be friendly, helpful and always smiling. We look forward to seeing... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to numerous Princeton reunions over fifty years...... and stayed at a variety of hotels near the campus, but this was the best stay we have ever had. The management decisions to participate in the festival atmosphere of a Princeton reunion is unique and made a delightful difference. We were greeted by a tiger on the front desk,... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We were so happy to be a part of the Princeton Reunion Weekend. Our entire staff had been planning for your arrival for many days. It was easy to see how happy our staff was to participate in the fun and excitement of your special weekend.... More 

Clinton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Had to attend business meetings at this hotel so I decided it would be best to stay overnight. Lovely woodsy setting. There is valet parking. I used the regular lots so it's a slight bit of a walk. The parking lots are not right adjacent to the building. Once inside, the lobby has a modern, woodsy feel with cathedral ceilings.... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy you found your room updated and clean. We are on a large wooded lot and our hotel is sprawling, this does make the walk rather far if you are in one of the wings furthest from the lobby. I'm sorry we didn't realize at check in that you would prefer to be close... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The hotel complex lies in wooded grounds and is well kept. We were part of a wedding block booking so got a good rate for the room - the regular rate for the room as per the sign on the door is $499, which would be robbery! The room we had was average but adequate and was clean with good... More 

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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. We were delighted to host your wedding party at our hotel. I am glad you found your room clean and had all the necessities that you required. As of January, 2015 our wifi is free to all Marriott Reward Members that book through Marriott.com or call Marriott directly. If you... More 

Miami, FL
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

So pretty, the property is renovated. Great for business or personal trip, restaurants are excellent as well. I stayed here twice both on business and always the service is accommodating and super friendly.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. All our rooms have recently been renovated and we have made some changes to our restaurant menu. Our staff will appreciate your positive feedback as they work very hard to ensure guest satisfaction. Regards, More 

new jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Friendly welcome,good check in, nice room ,great bed.enjoyed the pool,fitness room and spa . The only negative is the restaurant . The food is geared for the tavern and the restaurant is not up to par. Other than that everything else is fine.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We organized a family event at "Princeton Marriott at Forrestal". They indulged in unprofessional billing practices. They gave us one final bill. While we were negotiating some charges, they levied extra charges against another inflated bill that was never presented to us. Giving them credit card appears to have authorized them to inflate the bill and charge the credit card... More 

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

Dear Sir, I am sorry that you took so long to bring up this issue. It seems as though this happened in August of 2014. Unfortunately, with so much time passing it is difficult to look into this situation for you. I wish if you felt you were treated unfairly you would have brought it to our attention sooner. If... More 

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