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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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New York City, New York
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130 reviews 130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal is a great hotel. They offer mobile check in which I took advantage of. When I arrived my keys were already made and check in took literally about a minute. The front desk agent acknowledged my Gold status and gave me the hours of the concierge lounge, informed us of the hotel dining offerings, and... More 

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edsion
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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Excellent food, both in banquets and restaurant. Modern, clean rooms, nice layout of property. Located just off route 1 in Princeton. Parking lot seems full at times where there are several large parties

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Plainville
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This is a wonderful location! My son and I stayed here during our "Mother and Son Week" - we have made this spot a tradition, when returning from Hershey and Sesame Place. The rooms are always quite clean and tidy. Although many reviews state that the hotel is far from anything, we see this as a plus. If you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I stayed here for one night while visiting in Princeton, and got a good deal through Priceline. The hotel property is very large and parking is ample. Many people are complaining that the parking is far from the front entrance, but it is no different than parking far from a mall entrance. I stayed on a Friday evening and it... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have stayed at numerous hotels in Princeton, NJ (DoubleTree or CY Marriott probably being my favorites). This would rank pretty low on the list. It's one of the nicer hotels as far as amenities, but it has a few drawbacks. First, this hotel is not really close to anything. You're a few minutes up the blvd from Princeton University,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Pros: excellent staff, fairly clean common areas, lots of free parking, in a quiet area Cons: 1) apparent black mold issue. First sign of this would be the awkward smell that is obvious in some areas of the hotel, including some of the conference rooms. Also, two visible clusters of mold on the ceiling of their main ballroom. Also, an... More 

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Tristen M, Guest Relations Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed our secluded location and welcoming hosts. I have passed on your detailed list of opportunities to our management team. We certainly appreciate your feedback as it allows us to continuously improve our product and service. More 

rhode island
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel at least yearly for a number of years. Initially, it was very clean in all of the rooms and common areas. This is not the case now. Some of the rooms are tired and need updating... painting, changing chairs, etc... The restaurant leaves much to be desired. The menus were dirty and sticky, as... More 

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Tristen M, Guest Relations Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

We appreciate that you took the time to review our hotel. I will pass on your comments about our food and beverage offerings to our Executive Chef. We will use your feedback about our cleanliness and maintenance to keep improving and we hope you give us another opportunity in the future. Thank you very much. More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This was my second stay in the Princeton Marriott Forrestal, and all I could stay is: It's nice and quiet hotel. The good part, is that you will seamlessly transit in this hotel. You will check-in, you will stay, and check out without even noticing. Everything will go smoothly. If you are on business, this hotel will be good spot.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Took our family here for a 3-day weekend summer stay. Room was fine. Loved the spacious common areas, pool and exercise facilities. Wanted to give a special mention to the restaurant manager and staff who looked after us for breakfast both mornings - you folks are wonderful! The hotel staff in general were friendly, helpful and polite. Only 2 minor... More 

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New York City, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Pros: The staff was excellent and courteous, the facilities were clean, the hotel is easy to get to, and there is on-site dining & bar as well as room service. Cons: Expensive (even with a corporate discount), no free wifi, not incredibly spacious

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Tristen M, Guest Relations Manager at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed our courteous staff and on site amenities. Please allow me to apologize that you felt the rate was too high. Our corporate rates are negotiated and agreed upon by our sales team and your company. Might I suggest if you return... More 

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