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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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  • 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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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 

Houston
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I was expecting a really nice hotel when we got to the Marriott at Forrestal. The rooms were nice and spacious, but the bathrooms were average for a Marriott. When you turn the AC off, it felt humid and you just had to leave the room AC on 69 all the time so it wouldn't have that misty air. I... 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 write a review of our hotel. I am pleased that our hotel provided a relaxing, convenient place for you to stay while visiting Sesame Place. I do apologize that your room became humid when the AC was turned off. We have had an extremely hot and humid summer with many rainy days. Our... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I tend to stay here on business every year and every time I stay it's always very pleasant. Staff are always very friendly (even during busy times like graduation). Food was great even though it's also very close to other restaurants and shopping areas (for those with a car). Parking is convenient though can also valet if you wish to.

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morristown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I recently took my wife to this hotel and spa based on a coworker's recommendation (he had heard about it but ever been there). We decided to go for a spa afternoon and an overnight. I don't think we will do that again at this hotel. When we arrived, we were supposed to eat lunch then have massages. When we... 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. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the brunch at our restaurant and were able to utilize the tennis facility on property. However, It is very disappointing to know we did not provide you with a better experience during your spa appointments. We will definitely use your feedback... More 

Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

As a Platinum member my family and I were very well received. Friendly staff at the reception and concierge lounge. Concierge Lounge Evening Hors d'oeuvres were a real meal (spaghetti carbonara were enjoyed by my children). Choice of Chocolate and Cheese cake for desert. Hotel is in a quiet forest surrounding. Princeton University and it's campus nearby is worth a... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. As a Platinum member, I am sure you have stayed in MANY Marriott hotels. We are honored that you thought so highly of our facilities and staff. As you promised a return, please contact me when you make a future reservation so I can ensure a... More 

Cold Spring, NJ
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315 reviews 315 reviews
32 hotel reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Our stay at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal was marked by terrible weather -torrential rain- and that has somewhat influenced this review. Parking for the hotel is located 100 yards and more from the entrance to the hotel. Valet parking is available, if desired. However, on the day of our arrival, it was pouring rain, and the entrance area was... 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 write a review of our hotel. I apologize that the weather was not ideal during your trip. When we do experience torrential rain, our front entrance can get very busy. We do make sure to staff extra bellmen during these days, however you may still experience a short wait depending on the speed... More 

Middletown, Delaware
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

We recently stay at this location. It is close to everything yet set back off the main roads. It allows you to get away for the hustle. The grounds are quiet and secluded. The parking lot is quite a hike but they do offer valet service. There also are not many options on accessing the parking. So when the weather... More 

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Newburgh, New York, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Extremely nice hotel with a spa inside of it which is why my fiance and I wanted to go to this one however, it was extremely expensive. I had reserved a package with spa credits that I was under the impression covered both massages which was not the case. Also, they did not have complimentary wifi or breakfast in the... 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 you enjoyed your spa treatments. Our spa package includes your guest room at a discounted rate as well as a monetary value which you may use towards any spa treatments you choose. I do apologize that it did not cover both of your massages, as you thought.... More 

Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We had a very great relaxing time here. The lobby is very welcoming and the concierge people were very helpful. The spa service was great! Sunday brunch is served at the restaurant on site and not included in the room price. It has several selections including warm and cold items. On the other days we just bought breakfast items a-la-cart... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are glad to know you enjoyed your spa treatment. You are correct in that our shuttle does operate on a first come, first served basis. However, if you do make a reservation, we are able to transport anywhere in a 5 mile radius at no charge. Thank you for letting us know about... More 

new york
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 hotel reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I have stayed at many many marriotts. I used a free night certificate to stay here. While this is not the most luxurious marriott around, it certainly is very nice, and peaceful. The bathrooms and bedrooms are pretty modern and the typical nice bedding duvet etc. The only thing I would mention is the wallpaper should be changed but everything... 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. We are glad you enjoyed the serenity of our guest rooms and lobby. I will make sure to mention your suggestions about the wallpaper to my management team. Thank you again, and we hope you return soon. More 

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