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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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

interesting hotel in wooded area about ten minutes from Princeton campus. Nothing walkable here (see wooded area). But very nice property from the context of a platinum member. Wifi excellent (which is good because not great att coverage), breakfast in lounge simple but good (with friendly attentive staff). Rooms very comfortable. I would go five bubbles if the lounge had... More 

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

Thank your for writing a review of the Princeton Marriott. I would like to first thank you for your Platinum Elite Status with Marriott. We appreciate your loyalty to the Marriott brand. Our Wifi was recently upgraded and we are glad to see you thought the service was excellent. I will be happy to relay the message to the Concierge... More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pictures look amazing. When I decided to book I thought it was too good to be true. But having stayed at many Marriott properties I would rate this one in the middle of the pack. The hotel is situated in a nice little wooded area not far from local attractions. Great right? Problem was it was over crowded. 20-30... More 

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NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling cross country on a Marriott Marathon (14 Marriott's in 20 days) and after a stay near Harvard, we thought we would see Princeton. It was a little off the beaten path and thought it would be a fun stop. We found the Forrestal and it looked like a nice place. The hotel is very nice, a little... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at this property over the weekend and we absolutely loved it. The food was great, the room was nice, and the hotel was very well maintained. Aside from the hotel itself, we are very big on hospitality being that he works in a restaurant and I myself work in a hotel. The employees here are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is our new favorite place to stay during the Holiday Season. Check-in is flawless. They have even held our bags and treated us at the lounge until our room was ready. Great service. Wonderful concierge lounge, where we enjoy Marriott's Gold member breakfast and Managers Reception each evening - all included with the price of the room. Excellent location.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There is a lot that is good about this place. It is a quiet welcoming place with some of the best people working to go above and beyond. This is my first choice whenever I am in Princeton for business. I love the rooms here, and the lounge was on point with actual food +drinks. It helps to be a... More 

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

Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of The Princeton Marriott. We appreciate that we are your first choice whenever you are in Princeton for business. We wouldn't want it any other way! We look forward to many more visits, so we may continue to impress you with our service. Warm Regards, More 

Mount Airy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This hotel is nice. It looks like it does online so there were no surprises and that was nice. Customer service was good. We checked in and went to our room to find it mostly clean except the urine in the toilet. Had to change rooms due to toilet not flushing. Although it was handled quickly, leAving urine in a... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed the free bottle water and the candy display we set up for you. We knew the kids especially would be delighted to see we thought of them. During the weekends that the Soccer teams are in the hotel we thought it would be a good idea to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our family are doing some trial runs of various restaurants around the area for an upcoming event. This place had once upon a time been very nice. Weddings and company Christmas parties. But we all gave thumbs down. Food was mediocre at best. Everything very institutional and boring. Bacon was recooked to the point of disintegration. Sausages tough and greasy.... More 

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Jennifer E, Front Office Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I am sorry that your experience with us in the restaurant was less than perfect. I will make sure I inform the kitchen and restaurant manager the inconvenience you experienced so this doesn't happen in the future. I do hope that you choose to give us another chance becuase I truly believe we can provide... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I'm a Brit. So if you are a regular traveller in North America you should probably stop reading now. But I found this place a bit odd. It was huge, it was in the middle of nowhere and TBH I found it a little dull. And after 4 days I was craving for healthier food. The room was nice as... More 

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Jennifer E, Front Office Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

AndyW1803, Thank you for staying with us recenty. We appreciate your feedback! I am happy to hear that you overall did enjoy your stay with us. If there is anything specific in that we can do to improve your opinion of us please let me know. If you are in the area again I do hope that you choose to... More 

Belleville, NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our two night stay at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal was a fabulous part of our July 4th weekend. We had enjoyed the spa before but never actually stayed at the hotel before and were really pleased with the experience. Love the location - secluded enough to forget you're right off a busy highway but a quick drive to downtown... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are so happy to be "A fabulous Part" of your July 4th weekend. It seems you have experienced everything, the spa, the food, the comfortable beds, and the super friendly and attentive staff. We look as forward to your return as you do. Please come back and stay with us soon! Warm Regards, More 

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