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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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  • 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
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Westwood, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Valentine's Day was a disaster! We were welcomed nicely, our room was nice, and I had a wonderful spa service upon arrival, but it all went downhill from there. We made a dinner reservation for 7:30. We stood at the host stand with no aknowledgement for almost 10 mins. They were clearly understaffed as the managers were running around seating... More 

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Anthony F, Front Office Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire Princeton Marriott team, 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 we were glad to hear that your stay was off to... More 

Roselle Park, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming to this secluded, well managed destination for over 30 years. We started coming here for my wife's birthday within that time even when it was the Scanticon Hotel which I believe was a Swedish organization. IT HAS ONLY GOTTEN BETTER! They say there's only one chance at making one, good first impression. That... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique hotel. I have never stayed at a Marriott quite like this. It is in the forest, which is nice. It has a pretty busy restaurant and bar. They also have a very large buffet. The restaurant was OK in that the food was fairly pedestrian. The fitness center was okay but very tight. It also reeked... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon learning it was our 40th wedding anniversary the staff did everything they could to make our stay at the property memorable. Special shout out to Beccah (especially Beccah) along with Leah, Kayla at the front desk; and bellman Matt and Larry.

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

Thank you for your full star rating of The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. I was so happy to hear that our staff provided you with a wonderful experience for you to remember after your departure. I will certainly pass along the positive feedback to the staff members which you mentioned. They will be thrilled to hear they were instrumental in... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ok was here in the Summer of 2014 ...i must say this is a Hotel that most hotel should learn how to Build there buildings and treat there guests. * Indoor Heated Pool * Nice Lobby Sitting Areas * Free Parking * Good Check in

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

Thank you for writing a review and giving us a 5 star rating. We were so happy to hear that the location and the staff were a perfect fit for your trip to the Princeton area. Weather you came for business or pleasure The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, is the perfect place for you to enjoy everything Princeton has to... More 

Hazlet, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night over this past weekend. The hotel isn't a high rise and is very spread out. There is a small fireplace in the lobby area, It looks like they were going for a Lodge type feel. I stayed in a basic hotel room, but was upgraded to concierge area as I am a Marriott Gold Member.... More 

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

Thank your for your loyalty as a Marriott Gold Member. I am glad we were able to upgrade you to the concierge level upon arrival. In the Concierge Lounge for breakfast, we offer a lighter fare with oatmeal, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit and breakfast bakery items. The restaurant has a bit more options with potatoes, breakfast meat, and fresh made... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 January 11, 2015

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 January 1, 2015

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 

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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
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Also Known As:
Princeton Marriott Hotel And Conference Center At Forrestal
Marriott Princeton
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Princeton

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