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Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

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100 College Road East, Plainsboro, NJ 08540
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 01/15/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/15/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 6 hotels in Plainsboro
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Princeton Marriott at Forrestal is an upscale New Jersey haven with resort-style services. Recharge in beautifully designed, modern hotel rooms and suites, enhanced by stylish décor, in-room streaming services, generous workspaces and boutique amenities. Enjoy a coveted location near Mercer County Park and the historic campus of New Jersey's Princeton University. Celebrate and succeed in more than 35,000 square feet of reimagined indoor and outdoor event facilities for conferences, team-building retreats and board meetings. Savor distinctive cuisine at our signature hotel restaurant or rejuvenate your mind and body at our luxury spa. With an indoor pool, indoor tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball court and walking paths, Princeton Marriott at Forrestal offers an unparalleled hotel experience near everything you want to see or experience in Princeton, New Jersey.
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Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Business Center with Internet Access
Valet parking
Paid wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Outdoor dining area
Game room
Hiking
Billiards
Bowling offsite
Video game console
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Room service
Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Julie4539 wrote a review Jan 16
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We come to the Princeton Marriott about three times a year it is a great place to come and relax . The people are very nice. The staff here are so welcoming. I highly recommend this place. The place is amazingly clean.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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RayCharles201 wrote a review Dec 2020
New York City, New York892 contributions154 helpful votes
Having stayed at this property many times in the past and written several positive reviews, this review is basically for business customers. It is meant to show what full service hotels should not do to their best customers. Under the guise of the pandemic this full service Marriott now offers the same service and benefits of a Motel 6-nothing is available at this place. Checking in I was provided an extensive list of what was not available: No newspaper, no welcome gift, no morning coffee in the lobby, no drink coupon, which was in the website, as a perk for all the other discontinued services, no grab and go breakfast unless it is purchased, etc. And the general staff attitude was " What can we do less for a paying customer? " I guarantee that business customers will remember when the pandemic is over how penny wise and pound foolish this place is. Give me a good Fairfield Inn any day- better value and nicer attitude.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Alexander Mason, Guest Services / Front Office at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear RayCharles201, Thank you for choosing to return to our property and for your honest feedback. We regret to hear that your last stay with us was less than exemplary and we hope that you are able to accept our sincerest apologies. We do hope that this does not prevent you from returning to stay with us again some time in the future. Here at the Princeton Marriott Forrestal we continuously strive to provide exceptional service and maintain the safety of all our guests. Our services have been adjusted in order to fulfill our guests' needs as well as maintaining a clean and safe environment. All high-touch surfaces are regularly sanitized and social-distancing measures are in place. Upon check-in we provide our guests with information about our updated amenity offerings and hotel policies. Our welcome gift has since been updated to Bonus Points and additional points are also offered due to our MClub being closed. Our restaurant hours have been adjusted relative to demand and during normal business days Mon-Sun, we offer a la carte breakfast, coffee, and tea at our Starbucks. We have shared your experience and concerns with the affiliated management teams. We highly value our guests and strive to make every stay exceptional and memorable. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us and we do hope you will join us again.
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Graham Campbell wrote a review Dec 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia207 contributions101 helpful votes
First time staying here. It's a nice large hotel that has some great common areas that would be terrific to use when they're open. The lounge was closed and the restaurant was doing room service. Staff was terrific. Just note that there's only two floors so if you're on the first floor, you should make sure the curtain is closed before showering, etc. I look forward to returning when I can enjoy more of their amenities.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Room Tip: 2nd Floor if you want a little more privacy
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mbw12345 wrote a review Oct 2020
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I was a germaphobe even before Covid, so I was concerned about going anywhere. I'm happy to report that this hotel was fabulous. VERY clean, seemed to be following all CDC guidelines. From walking in the front door, to the front desk, grounds, and the room - things couldn't have been more clean. Again, precovid, I always wiped down everything in the room, and I still did - but I don't know if I really had to this time. They also give you wipes to use if you don't have your own. The pool and fitness area were closely monitored (you have to make an appt for either), and those areas were constantly being cleaned. On top of all this the staff, like Matt, Chrissy and the GM, Michael - were all so nice, helpful and willing to be avail for any help or questions. If you need a night or two or more to just get a Covid break, Princeton is a beautiful area and I'd highly recommend this hotel. And, go to Grounds for Sculpture - so beautiful and all outdoors!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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snowinct wrote a review Oct 2020
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The staff have been very accommodating to all of our team needs, they are the best! This has been our go to off site meeting place for our team coming in from Washington DC, NY & CT during COVID - our team feels safe, everything is clean and they offer outdoor meeting space when the weather is nice.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$124 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
princeton marriott hotel and conference center at forrestal, marriott princeton
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Doral Forrestal
LOCATION
United StatesNew JerseyPlainsboro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
302
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Frequently Asked Questions about Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Which popular attractions are close to Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Nearby attractions include Pinot's Palette Princeton (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Conveniently located restaurants include Salt Creek Grille - Princeton, Ruth's Chris Steak House, and Teriyaki Boy.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Princeton Marriott at Forrestal offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Princeton Marriott at Forrestal?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Princeton University Chapel (3.1 miles), Drumthwacket (4.2 miles), and Princeton United Methodist Church (3.1 miles).