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Sonesta ES Suites Princeton
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Princeton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We have stayed here in the past when it was Staybridge Hotel Suites. We found it to be a great place to stay when you have children and because the breakfast is included.

However, this time around, the place didn't look very clean and it seemed they were short staffed. We also got towels which were either dirty or stained. There were bugs on the bath tub and the bathroom def. needed a lift.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2013

Dear MontesRodriguez, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Our apologies that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We hope you are able to give us another chance after we have completed our renovations so you can experience our new image. Make it a great day. Marcel

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

I really don't have anything negative to report about this place. It was clean and had many amenities that we needed. Staff was very nice. We checked in about 11 pm on the fourth of July without any problems.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2013

Dear J C, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your Fourth of July stay with us. We are looking forward to you staying with us again soon. Make it a great day. Marcel

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

I am VERY unhappy about our experience with this hotel. The room was tidy, but upon close inspection, there was food left on the counters, the toilet wasn't flushed, and there was hair on the floor. The mattress on one of the beds had springs poking up through it, and my son who can sleep on the kitchen floor complained all night about how uncomfortable he was. I ended up putting him on the floor on couch cushions because the front desk claimed to not have any extra comforters to put on top of the mattress.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2013

Dear Tiffany D, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Our apologies that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I was a bit surprised to hear about your mattress discomfort as we have pillow top mattresses. We are scheduled for a complete interior renovation starting December 2013 so I am hoping you will give us and our new mattresses another try next year. Make it a great day. Marcel

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Reviewed June 28, 2013

Hotel was clean and comfortable. Staff was very nice. Our room was not ready at check-in time, which was booked a month in advance. People in our party who booked days before checked in before we could.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Dear Pam G, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. With regards to your check in comments, usually check in is after 4PM but if we can accomodate you earlier we will do so. Please keep in mind that the room type and any special requests like location and floor preference can play a role as well. The date of the actual booking does not influence the check in process however. We are looking forward to your return to the Princeton area. Make it a great day! Marcel

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Reviewed June 28, 2013

I stayed at the Sonesta suites for one night before heading into NYC. The staff was very welcoming and friendly, and the service was quick and efficient.

My suite was very clean, well equiped and offered everything that I needed, including wifi and breakfast. It also features a pool, and is close to Princeton town.

Worth a stay, as it is affordable and very family friendly.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Dear SATraveller25, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Make it a great day! Marcel

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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Excellent service. Large rooms perfect for a family. Pool was impeccably clean. Laundry facilities great. Front desk service one of a kind. It's not brand new, but it met our standards for an A plus visit. We would not only recommend, but we will be back. Also, five minutes to Princeton which we liked. Sometimes you hear a little background noise from the traffic at rush hour. The staff really goes the extra mile to make your stay enjoyable.

Room Tip: We preferred the second floor with a view of the pool.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Dear Christopher A, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate the kind words and are glad that you and your Family enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon when you return to the Princeton area. Make it a great day! Marcel

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

What is it: a very friendly, well-run place that has been recently acquired and is going through a major renovation. While everything was clean, there was a fair amount of disrepair. But the are hard at work fixing things up. I hope it doesn't lose its charm.

Buffet breakfast is included. While not the most extensive, it was a lot better than the typical breakfast included in limited service properties. And what they did have was good.

They are dog friendly. Especially so in that there were plenty of places to walk dogs, with waste receptacles nearby, and the grounds were clean and free of things that a "hoover-dog" would ingest.

Very nice stay.

Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Marcel123456, General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Princeton, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2013

Dear SamAdo, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time as a senior contributor to write about your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we are looking forward to seeing you upon your return to the Princeton area. Make it a great day! Marcel

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Address: 4375 US Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Princeton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Princeton
#3 Family Hotel in Princeton
#3 Romantic Hotel in Princeton
Price Range: $133 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sonesta ES Suites Princeton 3*
Number of rooms: 124
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sonesta ES Suites Princeton blends sophisticated, extended stay hotel surroundings with friendly service. The newly renovated hotel is easily accessible from the NJ Turnpike, Garden State Pkwy, I-95, I-295 and Princeton Junction train station. Sonesta ES Suites Princeton is just minutes away from Historic Princeton University and corporate offices. You will experience comfort and convenience with our spacious one and two bedroom suites-complete with living room and full kitchen. Dedicated work areas with free high-speed Internet access add to your productivity, and private bedrooms with phones and televisions add to your relaxation. The complimentary daily breakfast buffet features hot items, and our evening reception (featuring a light meal with beer, wine, & soft drinks) is available Tuesday - Thursday evenings. If you prefer to dine out, choose from any number of local restaurants that feature a range of cuisine and ambiance. When it's time to unwind, relax in the courtyard near our outdoor pool, workout in our fitness room, or shoot hoops on our Sport Court. Sightseeing opportunities are plentiful- we are just minutes from Princeton University and shopping, within a 1 hour drive to Philadelphia and New York, Six Flags and the Jersey Shore, and 2 hours to Atlantic City! ... more   less 
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