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Residence Inn by Marriott Princeton at Carnegie Center - Princeton - Living room
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Peacock Inn Ascend Hotel Collection - Princeton - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Nassau Inn
8.1 Very good
Pet friendly
Hampton Inn Princeton
8.5 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Hyatt Place Princeton - Princeton - Lobby
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Top tips for finding Princeton hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Princeton, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Princeton in February and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Princeton if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Princeton hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Princeton found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $115, while the most expensive was $374.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Princeton for 2 days.
  • The Peacock Inn Ascend Hotel Collection is an excellent venue for bridal showers and wedding receptions. Let on-site wedding planners help you bring all your ideas to life. Your guests will enjoy artisanal cocktails and contemporary American cuisine prepared by chefs in the Perch restaurant at the Peacock Inn. They make food with locally and thoughtfully sourced ingredients from the area's farms.
  • Princeton Marriott at Forrestal is 6.2 miles from Princeton Airport; the hotel's airport shuttle (available at a surcharge) can get you to and fro the airport in just 11 minutes. If you're flying into or departing from the township in a private jet, Sarnoff Princeton heliport is just 3 minutes by car from the hotel. At Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, you can choose from 300 suites with shared game rooms, pool tables, and a basketball court.
  • For a quiet retreat, look for hotels in Plainsboro Township's center. Rest and recharge at The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, featuring an in-house restaurant, bowling alley, tennis, golf, and a kids' club. It is a pet-friendly hotel with allergy-free bedding and hypoallergenic and air-purified rooms. Outside, you'll find charming shops and dining spots.
  • You can go on a private picnic in a regional park if you take your weekend getaway to Crowne Plaza Princeton (IHG) Hotel. Reserve an executive lounge at the reception so you can have free drinks and food in a secluded space outside your room while viewing a small, slow-moving stream (Devils Brook) nearby. Wedding proposals and romance packages are available on request.
  • If you have a team-building activity at Mapleton Preserve, consider a nearby hotel like Sonesta ES Suites South-Brunswick/Princeton, about 1.6 miles away. Gather for afternoon volunteer programs at the preserve to clear bushes, collect litter, or just for a get-together function. There are bicycle rentals at Sonesta ES Suites if you want to avoid driving to Mapleton Preserve.
  • For Princeton tourists aiming to include hiking in their to-do list, booking an affordable hotel like Residence Inn by Marriott Princeton at Carnegie Center is recommended. The hotel is a 4-minute walking distance from Brunswick Pike. Residence Inn by Marriott Princeton at Carnegie Center provides access to hiking trails and additional amenities like an indoor pool, heated pool, BBQ facilities, and a fully-equipped fitness center.
  • If searching for hotels that provide complimentary breakfast, consider a stay at Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center. Amenities like an indoor pool, a shuttle bus service, lounge, and banquet room will be available to you. Free Wi-Fi and parking are also available at the hotel.
  • For tourists who are after the nightlife offered by Princeton city, check into affordable hotels like Nassau Inn. The hotel lounge features a happy hour for guests. In addition, you will find an electric car charging terminal onsite, an ATM, parking, restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. Furthermore, Nassau Inn offers a 24-hour front desk and 24-hour check-in/check-out service.
  • If you’re participating in a golf tournament, you will find that Princeton has numerous hotels where you can stay and play, such as Inn at Glencairn. Amenities like an outdoor dining area, private check-in and check-out, complimentary coffee and welcome drink, a snack bar, and a gift shop will keep you admiring the establishment even more.
  • If you’re looking to work from your Princeton hotel, you may benefit from booking hotels like Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton and Hyatt Regency Princeton. The facilities that make the hotels a top choice include Wi-Fi-fitted business centers, meeting rooms, and conference rooms. Onsite, you will find equipped gyms, convenience stores, and free parking.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Princeton

  • Can I get a lakeside hotel in Princeton, New Jersey?

    The lakeside houses some of the best Princeton hotels. The Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center is right next to ETS Small Lake within Lawrence Township and about four miles from historic Princeton. Explore the serene lakeside woodlands, a welcoming setting for leisure walks along tree-lined paths covering about 370 acres, or request access to the hotel's helipad for a better aerial view of the lake.

  • Which Princeton hotels have enhanced accessibility?

    Red Roof Inn Princeton-Ewing features a wheelchair-accessible registration desk, ergonomic workspace, chairs, and lamps. Bathrooms are outfitted with lever door handles, grab bars for bathtubs and roll-in showers. Braille hotel room numbers and raised signs are handy for visually impaired visitors. Assistive listening systems and devices (ALSs) provide communication assistance to hard of hearing persons. Certain guesthouses are in-room accessible; the entrance is well-lit, while paths and parking lots are wheelchair-friendly.

  • Is there a hotel in Princeton with an enclosed heated pool?

    Discover the comfort of enclosed luxury at Hyatt Regency Princeton. If you value privacy and protection from sunburn and insects, the hotel's glass pool enclosure provides the ambiance you need for a good swim. Even better, the glass-enclosed pool is heated.

  • What is the best hotel for cocktail hours in Princeton, NJ?

    Located in Palmer Square, Nassau Inn offers an ideal atmosphere for cocktail events. It has a nicely decorated ballroom where you can take your group to dance or make a toast to celebrate an achievement in your company. Socialize and have fun during cocktail hour on elegantly set tables, red leather chairs, and a dark wood bar. An in-house restaurant, Yankee Doodle, serves all kinds of delicacies.

  • Where are the scenic parts of the Princeton area?

    You can be sure to delight in the outdoor sites provided by Courtyard by Marriott Princeton that end on the edges of Lake Carnegie. While enjoying the nature-laden parts of a bustling city, enjoy the comforts of a pool, lounge, restaurants, and a workout facility.

  • Which hotels are within walking distance of restaurants?

    DoubleTree by Hilton Princeton has a restaurant such that you access meals onsite. Also, you can stay in The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village if you are after easy access to a fine dining establishment. Both hotels also feature a bar for drinks after dinner. Throughout your stay in both accommodations, you will maintain access to free Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor pools, and a laundry service.

  • Which hotels are near convenient public transport?

    Hotels on either side of Prince University, such as Nassau Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Princeton, don’t compromise your access to Princeton Train Station and the trains that serve the city. However, most hotels along the Brunswick Pike, including Sonesta Es Suites South Brunswick – Princeton, will allow you to board the local buses. While lodging here, available amenities will range from free Wi-Fi, parking, and breakfast to air-conditioned rooms.

  • Which hotels in Princeton are family-friendly?

    Traveling with kids may require you to stay in hotels that offer perks suited for children. For example, Holiday Inn allows kids less than 11 years to enjoy free meals and stays at the hotel. You can also consider booking your stays at Hyatt Regency Princeton. The hotel provides fun activities for the entire family.

  • What are the best hotels near Princeton University?

    KAYAK users like staying at Hyatt Regency Princeton, Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton and Courtyard by Marriott Princeton when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Princeton University.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Princeton?

    The average price of a double room in Princeton is $199 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $97 per night.

  • Are hotels in Princeton safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Princeton. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • How much is a hotel in Princeton for tonight?

    KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as $97 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from $120, and 4-star hotels from $153.

  • How much is a hotel in Princeton for this weekend?

    KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Princeton for this weekend from $156 and 4-star hotel rooms from $128. The cheapest room in Princeton for the same date was $128 per night.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Princeton?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Princeton with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Princeton include The Peacock Inn Ascend Hotel Collection and Hampton Inn Princeton, while popular hotels with free parking in Princeton include Hyatt Regency Princeton and The Peacock Inn Ascend Hotel Collection.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Princeton?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Princeton districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Princeton city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Princeton hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Princeton that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Residence Inn by Marriott Princeton at Carnegie Center, The Peacock Inn Ascend Hotel Collection and DoubleTree by Hilton Princeton.

Where to stay in Princeton?

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