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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a great time at this hotel. We used the gym which was nice and clean. We used the indoor pool and hotub which also nice and clean. The employees made me feel at home very nice stay. They also have a bar which has 2 pool tables and a shuffleboard table. I'm not gonna lie I was disappointed... 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 review The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. We are happy you enjoyed the indoor pool, hot tub and gym. It is always so nice to hear that our employees treated you like family with a feel at home stay. That is exactly how we want you to feel when you stay with us. We... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriends and I stayed here for a mini getaway. The hotel was impecably clean and the staff were super accomodating. There is a great spa located in the hotel. We booked spa treatments and were given a complimentery late check out. Perfect spot for a girls trip!

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

Just wanted to take the time to thank you for your review. We appreciate you chosing to stay at The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal for your "girls trip". The spa will be happy to know you enjoyed the spa treatments and that the front desk was able to offer you a late check out. We certainly hope that when the... More 

Westwood, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

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 February 13, 2015

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

I would like to thank you for your comments about our hotel and for the comments in regards to one of our employees. I have forwarded your compliments to Larry as well as the management team. Larry seems to understand customer service and what it means to go above and beyond. I am glad you were able to experience exceptional... More 

Olney, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

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 January 27, 2015

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 January 27, 2015

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 

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