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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Princeton
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   111 Halls Ridge Road, Princeton, WV 24740   |  
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Ranked #1 of 15 Hotels in Princeton
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Columbus, Ohio
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52 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great Stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

We had a great stay at the Country Inn and Suites. It was very clean and well taken care of. The rooms were very up to date and the breakfast in the morning was wonderful. Our family even took advantage of the lending library they had in the lobby. Their cookies and coffee were magnificent. It was nice and quiet, yet there were many restaurants to choose from across the highway. Chili's was our favorite. It was an excellent hotel and we would definitely stay again. We recommend it!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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ohio
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

We stayed here on our way to Myrtle Beach and were very pleased. It is slightly more than we usually pay but worth the few extra dollars. The cookies at the check-in desk were a good start.
The rooms were spacious and clean, two queens, fridge, micorwave and desk area. The breakfast was a notch up with eggs (formed but good) biscuits and gravy as well as fresh fruit and fruit salad. The breakfast area was kept clean and well stocked during the busy morning. The lobby area was nice and comfortable as well.
We did have an issue with the door cards not working and the rockers on the porch were nice but overrun by smokers.

Room Tip: fourth floor is the top no noise from above
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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ocala, fl
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

Pros: Breakfast, comfy beds, decor, location
Cons:Staff, filthy rooms, horrible managers

Me & my family stayed there for a few days, only because all the other hotels were sold out. I hotel room was dirty with blood stains on the wall. We bought cleaning supplies to clean our own room. They didnt try to accomadate us for our room not being clean. The fridge was broken and we never got any clean sheets the whole time we were there. I could go on and on about all the problems we experienced. Also a few bugs crawling around hotel room. This hotel is not up to par to charge a 100+ a night, unless you dont mind paying for dirty places.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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CountryInnPrince, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Princeton, responded to this review, July 11, 2011
General Manager has spoken with guest regarding her unsatisfactory stay. We strive to make every guest stay a pleasant one and I believe my staff did all they could to satify this guest in the three days they stayed here. After reviewing the complaint and inspecting the room I do not find that the complaint is just.
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charlotte,nc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

My mother, 2 nephews and I stayed at the Country Inn & Suites for one night. We stayed at this hotel based on the reviews on this site. Unfortunately, our overall experience was not stellar, and I wouldn't recommend this hotel. The Hampton Inn is right down the highway in a very convenient location, on the "restaurants side" of Interstate 77. I've stayed there before and enjoyed my stay. But, here is my review of Country Inn & Suites:

Pros: Large clean rooms, relatively quiet, comfortable beds, large bathroom, free cookies.

Cons: Upon check in I had asked for extra towels, anticipating that my two nephews would be able to enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. The desk clerk said that they could only give us two extra towels and if we wanted more then we could "turn in a couple of used ones" and get more. I've never stayed in a hotel that asked that of their guests before. We ended up not needing them anyway as the pool was so over crowded that the kids couldn't even get in the pool - both the evening that we checked in and the next morning. Next, our keys didn't work in the door, so I went back down to have them reprogrammed. The front desk clerk said "That's just our standard procedure". Does that mean that every guest had to come back to the desk once they've gotten their keys and gone to their room? I sure hope not - since my Mom, nephews, and our bags were left waiting in the hall until I returned. The morning breakfast was a fiasco - no place to sit anywhere because we tried to find a place to just sit and wait our turn. People were everywhere trying to get to the food, which wasn't being restocked very well. We were going to just get drinks and go back to our room and wait, but we couldn't find any coffee at either coffee station, so we gave up. It was so uncomfortable that we left and went to Cracker Barrel to eat. It appears that the hotel staff, the lobby and the dining area aren't at all suited for or prepared to handle large groups of people. That is very unfortunate for a hotel.

Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
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CountryInnPrince, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Princeton, responded to this review, July 11, 2011
Upon reading the guest complaint the General Manager would like to apologize that the guest feels their stay was not satisfactory. Regarding the towels at check in. Towels are furnished at the pool so therefore there is not a need to take your room towels to the pool. In regards to breakfast being busy. The hotel was completely sold out the night before and has a limited amount of seating in the breakfast area. We do provide trays so our guest may go back to their room and enjoy breakfast at the table that is provided in your room along with additional seating in your room for these busy days. Our hotel is a very popular spot in Princeton since we are the newest hotel on the exit. We do stay busy but strive to meet every guests needs.
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Toronto
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2011

Close to the Interstate, this hotel is brand new. The room was clean and the complimentary breakfast was substantial, including the ubiquitous waffle machine and cheese omelets

Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Niagara Falls, NY
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

Stayed one night during our traveling back from Florida. Very nice, clean hotel. Will be back. Nice breakfast in the AM too.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Ohio
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

We stayed here on a baseball trip to Concord University. This was a wonderful place to stay and they treated us very well. We would stay there again with no problem.

  • Stayed February 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Princeton
Address: 111 Halls Ridge Road, Princeton, WV 24740
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Location: United States > West Virginia > Princeton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Princeton
#1 Family Hotel in Princeton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Princeton 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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