SOURCE: Marriott International
PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Whether travelers are on the road for business or pleasure, the single most important feature of a hotel is undoubtedly the guest room. This, after all, is where visitors will catch up on work and relax at the end of the day, transforming this small corner of a foreign city into a home away from home. With this in mind, the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal recently underwent a three-month renovation of its guest rooms, junior suites and guest-room corridors to implement the right aesthetic and function that enable travelers to make the most of their time in the room.
Located on 25 acres of lush woodland, the property enjoys a natural advantage over other hotels near Princeton University, and its renovation sought to capitalize on that. As a result, the inspiration for the updated guest-room décor came from Mother Nature. Natural tones and organic textures sweep through each space, creating an atmosphere that is at once soothing, sophisticated and unique among hotels in Princeton, New Jersey. In the bathrooms, nature once again prevails via granite countertops and the naturally-inspired Thann bath products. And business guests will appreciate the nod to living as nature intended when they sit down in ergonomically designed desks and chairs.
While nature makes a worthy inspiration, it wisely defers to technology in some arenas. Entertainment, for example, is available in the 32-inch, flat-screen televisions as well as the state-of-the-art wireless Internet access. Convenience was just as important in this renovation, which is why headboards integrate LED reading lights, and every guest room is equipped with mini-refrigerators, coffeemakers and plenty of outlets for guests' electronic devices.
Other benefits of the renovation to this Princeton lodging include eight new Junior Suites, each of which is outfitted with a wet bar, living area, workspace, king bed and expansive bathroom featuring two sink areas. These sumptuous spaces complement the property's other attractive features, like its top-rated day spa, health club and indoor tennis courts, to secure its position as one of the finest luxury hotels in Princeton.
About the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Offering travelers a versatile hotel experience, the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal feels like a secluded retreat while simultaneously offering guests easy access to big-city destinations. The property's close proximity to Amtrak train service means that guests can easily get to New York, Philadelphia and/or Newark, or they can travel just a few minutes to arrive at Princeton University. Of course, staying on property is just as enticing, given its location on 25 acres of picturesque woodland and its bevy of amenities. Guests, for instance, can enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, tennis courts, jogging trails, biking trails and complimentary bicycles as well as one of the top day spas in the area. The hotel also welcomes groups with 35,000 square feet of meeting space, a business center and three dining options. And renovated guest rooms ensure a comfortable stay with luxury bedding and high-tech features that accommodate modern needs.
About Marriott Hotels
With 500 hotels and resorts in nearly 60 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest's stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom, Future of Meetings and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.
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