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Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel

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900 Scudders Mill Rd, Plainsboro, NJ 08536-1607
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20-11-20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-11-20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 6 hotels in Plainsboro
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Nestled on 27 acres of beautiful wooded grounds with an idyllic lakefront, and minutes from Princeton University, the Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center is easily reached via US Route 1 and the NJ Turnpike. Situated halfway between New York and Philadelphia, and close to Princeton University, Novo Nordisk, Siemens, BMS and Sandoz our hotel is the ideal location for the business and leisure traveler. Enjoy an elegant stay in one of our smoke-free hotel rooms and suites with free WIFI and complimentary parking. Our guest rooms feature views of our stunning campus-like property and lake. Guests looking to take advantage of our executive level rooms will enjoy additional perks, like access to our hotel’s executive lounge Monday- Friday! The Forrestal Grille is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Flight Martini and Wine Lounge offers cocktails, wine, and beer, in addition to appetizers. Our fitness center features an expansive gym, heated indoor pool, basketball & racquetball courts.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Game room
Hiking
Highchairs available
Parking
Wifi
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Raquetball
Squash
Tennis court
Billiards
Bowling offsite
Fishing
Patio
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Baggage storage
Concierge
Executive lounge access
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
ATM on site
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Business
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish, Czech and 1 more
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VinceQEdinburgh wrote a review Aug. 2021
Edinburgh, United Kingdom19 contributions24 helpful votes
This place was/is a real disappointment. Rooms are very tired. Locked outside/outdoors of pool area due to faulty keypad, south tower elevators out of service and 1 working so slow it was ridiculous. Bathroom ceiling peeling paint and chips falling to floor. Water pressure very poor and takes far too long for hot water. Restaurant had plenty of open space but guests piled into one area or allowed to sit wherever they wanted to. Breakfast selection at restaurant was poor and limited for the price charged. Sausages and bacon unused obviously served and reheated the following day. When I arrived front desk staff had no masks on and there were no safety screens in place. No recognition of Spire status. The worst thing about this place is the fact that management ignores communication from guests. I wrote an e-mail to the General Manager and spoke directly to the front desk supervisor. No response from GM and no follow up from Front Desk Supervisor. A few of the front desk staff went out of their way to help and be nice. The supervisor however was useless as was the GM. If you are in the hospitality business you should have basic skills to diffuse frustration of an angry and disappointed guest. Avoid this place!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Jason D wrote a review May 2021
New York, New York, United States38 contributions69 helpful votes
I had a disappointing stay. The biggest issue was the heating of the room at night. The thermostat didn't work properly, and the room was either overheated or too cold. The refrigerator also needed to be replaced, as it froze all the food, and was difficult to adjust the temperature. Also found 2 roaches during my stay. The gym was nice, but the equipment getting old. I think this hotel has a good location, but should really update the interiors/heating/etc.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from IHG Service, Owner at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel
Responded Jun. 1, 2021
Hi Jason D, Thank you for taking the time to write us your feedback on your most recent stay. We aim to achieve high-quality standards, deliver guest satisfaction and serve traveler's needs. What you described as the cleaning issues in the room, problems with the heating/ air conditioning, the refrigerator, and gym equipment are not a reflection of this, and we're sorry for the letdowns. I have shared your concerns with the hotel management for their reference. I trust that they'll take the necessary actions to address these concerns and make future stays much better. Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We hope that we will have another opportunity to show you the excellent service our hotel brand promises. Regards, Virgil N. Case Manager IHGService
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Manny wrote a review Mar. 2021
Plainsboro, New Jersey1 contribution
I was looking for a hotel in Plainsboro to host my in-laws and their friends for two nights. The team at Crowne Plaza from the management to the front desk receptionist were excellent in my experience. They made sure that my guests felt comfortable from the moment they arrived till they left. From giving out welcome bags to arranging a breakfast with our outside caterers in a beautiful venue they could not have been more accommodating. I am normally not one to write reviews but I had to let people know if your looking for a room or a venue in the Plainsboro area you should definitely look into the Crowne Plaza.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sheryl O wrote a review Feb. 2021
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A Diamond in the ruff, at first glance on the outside it does not do the hotel Justice. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. The indoor heated pool was clean, warm and big. The room was perfect , very quiet and relaxing . We ate at the hotel restaurant and let me just say the steak was perfectly cooked, absolutely one of the best steaks I've ever had and it didn't break the bank. We will definitely return, for our little get aways Thank you for the amazing experience. Sheryl
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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NYGiantsluvCamtastic wrote a review Oct. 2020
Chapel Hill, North Carolina31 contributions48 helpful votes
I have repeatedly returned to this property for many years both prior to its renovations and pre pandemic and the current political and pandemic times and this outstanding IHG property still raves and far exceeds its competitors in the Princeton area. It’s accommodations of outside dining and social distance and spacing to wonderfully relaxing views from the South tower rooms of tennis courts, walking paths, plush forrestal ‘splendor and even a lake view! Staff all practicing IHG masks, to cleanliness and reassured standards of housekeeping protocols. Kudos to all, it is well worth the visit and the “stiff” incidental “hold” to guarantee the safety and cleanliness of ALL of its traveling guests in spite of a few non compliant ‘travelers that may otherwise ‘tarnish the brand!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Richard Godfrey, Owner at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel
Responded Dec. 9, 2020
Thanks for the positive review and extensive conversation!
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PRICE RANGE
US$98 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
wyndham princeton forrestal hotel plainsboro, wyndham plainsboro, plainsboro wyndham
LOCATION
United StatesNew JerseyPlainsboro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
291
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Frequently Asked Questions about Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel
What are some of the property amenities at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Romeo's Restaurant & Pizza, Jhopri, and The Original Steak and Hoagie.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Plainsboro.
Are any cleaning services offered at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center, an IHG hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Russian, Polish, and Czech.