Rated 3 out of 5 by Boneet Hotel Rooms
Hotel rooms need new carpet. Especially on the Starwood preferred guest floor.
July 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by California3 Magical Evening
For a return to our old hometown with dinner reservations at the restaurant where we had our first date 14 years earlier, the staff went above and beyond to add to our experience and upgraded us to a suite the second night.
Our night was magical..thanks! We'll be back!
July 19, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Prince101 use of general areas by large groups
use and occupation of general areas by large groups was very disturbing and limiting the use by other guests.
July 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Doc119 No spg member rewards
No rewards were offered on arrival even though I am a gold member
July 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Richard212 The staff was very accommodating
The hotel was very busy, but the staff was very accommodating.
July 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Brian430 A bit run down
Hotel in close proximity to Princeton University and surrounding businesses. I have been coming here for years. It is getting run down. There was gum on our carpet, the toilet kept running and the bathroom was a bit dirty. I'd like to see a makeover...
July 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Hurrricanes13 Not a bad weekend
Stayed at this hotel over the weekend for a lacrosse tournament nearby. Good overall experience except for two things. First, hard to believe there are no movie to rent services available in the rooms. I can watch movies on my iphone, but not in a Westin Hotel? Second, the Starbucks in the hotel isnt open enough. We left the hotel after 6:00 am on Saturday and it wasnt open. We returned around 2:30 and it was already closed.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lynda16 This Westin is superior
I have stayed at several Westin's in traveling and this one rates at the top of my list! The staff are very efficient and pleasant the hotel is lovely and meets all of my needs. What else could you want ? Then add in that the food is excellent, and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The conference that I attended was handled without a flaw. The meeting was set for us as we arrived and lunch and dinner staff worked so efficiently and the food was excellent. Thank you my stay at the Westin Forrestal was once again very enjoyable and stress free.
April 29, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by BikingJunkie Barking dog
We checked in early hoping to take a nap before heading out to our New Year's Eve plans. Unfortunately, there was a barking dog somewhere on our floor. I spoke to the front desk but was told they couldn't do anything about it because I didn't know what room the dog was in (was I supposed to wander to floor listening at doors?!?!)
I was also disappointed to have been put in a room directly across the hall from the ice machine.
Overall the room did what we needed it to do. It wasn't anything special, but it also wasn't so bad that I won't stay there again.
January 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Aristides Fitness + Friendliness
I recently stayed two weeks at this property for business.
I generally enjoy running outdoors but the beginning of a New Jersey spring can make it a bit easier to enjoy running indoors. This Westin's fitness center makes it even easier once darkness falls (it is open 24 hours). I often didn't get to the gym until after 9:00 PM and was impressed with the cleanliness of the facility, the amount of free weights, and the number of treadmills (all of which worked!).
The property itself is maintained really well (clean rooms, hallways, entrance areas) and the team is friendly and responsive.
Their restaurant has great tasting options and you can get to a food court, Ruth's Chris, and more with a 5 minute walk within 'the village'.
March 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ells5900 nice experience
courteous staff and checkin, nice rooms, comfortable beds
July 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carmelo Staff was very accommodating
Staff was very nice and facilities were excellent!
June 20, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Weston11 NEEDS MUCH IMPROVEMENT
From a filthy outside exterior of candy wrappers and cigarette butts, to being misinformed on a number of levels, to a dirty DIAPER SITTING poolside...I would not recommend for the money.
July 8, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by LikeW Beautiful hotel but don't expect to sit by the pool in September
This is a beautiful hotel and the rooms are really well appointed. Everything looks and smells brand new. The staff could not be nicer. Two big questions. Why would you close down a pool for the season in mid-September when it's warm and sunny? Also, I booked myself on a "Limited Access" Concierge floor (6). I would love someone to explain to me what is so limited access about it? You don't need a key card to get to 6th floor in the elevator nor is their a club lounge. So is the extra room fee just for free internet and bottled water? Really?
September 23, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Jarvis5 Large group of people
There was a large group that came together. We felt that they thought the hotel was theirs. The pool was monopolized by them. Kids running around everywhere, even late at night.
July 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CDMP Consistently Good
I come here almost every week. The staff is personable, responsive and attentive.
The other week while it was snowing, I caught Chris running through the parking lot like a maniac. I thought it was a strange thing to do. But then when I got to my truck, I realized the snow had been brushed off. After looking around to see who may have done it, I realize that all of the cars had the snow brushed off!
Its the little things like this that make the difference, and keep me coming to Westin instead of any of their competitors nearby.
February 3, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by guest61315 Needs some quality help
Overall hotel experience was average at best. The indoor pool area the first night we arrived was dirty and the water was cloudy with dark matter floating in it. The next morning I went for breakfast and could not find a hostess or staff member to help me until I walked into the restaurant and was helped by a manager that was not wearing a name tag. I thought she was a guest until she spoke to me. The food came out promptly and was good. At around 12pm I went to the pool and there were no towels available until an hour later when a pool attendant came out and set up a towel display. Later that night when I went to the bar, we had trouble getting service. The bar manager informed me that a number of staff did not show up for work. The outdoor patio area was covered in dirty dishes and beer bottles. The drinks were slow to come out, but I thanked the bar keep and manager for doing their best. The front desk did a great job all weekend, and the rooms ladies were very helpful in navigating the hotel.
June 30, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by JIm4680 Missing key amenities for frequent travelers
The hotel is well kept, clean, and the staff is very courteous. Rooms are spacious, clean, and what one would expect from Westin. Location is ideal to dining and shopping. There is no street noise.
Hotel does not have a concierge lounge where one can sit. There is a very small room on the 6th floor for a limited assortment of breakfast items. There is no place to sit. How this room was approved by Westin I don't know. This, in my opinion, is not in keeping with the Westin brand.
The workout room is satisfactory with several cardio machines. It has one multi-purpose resistance machine. It needs better facilities.
I am a platinum spg member that travels 4 nights a week for business. This hotel is not meeting the needs of its business travelers.
August 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Buckeye1954 This hotel has everything.
The rooms were really nice and the hotel is beautiful inside and out. It's in the perfect area, nestled among shops and restaurants. There's always something to do. I even had a Starbucks Parfait in the morning - what more could you ask for?
July 1, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by KrisTan July Stay
Jasmine provided great customer service !
July 9, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by MattGAttorney Great Staff at the Restaraunt
A really great staff at the restaurant and at the front door. The reception staff is a bit stiff. Overall a good hotel conveniently located to the campus. Just a short 5 minutes drive.
July 2, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by R888 Not Met Typical Westin Standard
I lived in this hotel numerous times before and have witnessed its quality continuous to drift down. In my recent stay of four nights, the bathroom shampoo/lotion/soap never got replenished. The air condition worked poorly. The worst was when I returned to hotel at 11 PM in one night, only found my room door wide open with all lights and TV were on. Apparently the neglegient cleaning folk left in a hurry in the afternoon. Luckily, I didn't loss any personal belongs. But this kind of thing should never have happened with Westin.
May 2, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by JOHN67 NOT ENOUGH EMPLOYEES ON HAND
CAME IN ON 9/14/12
ARRIVED AT 9.15PM RESTURANT WAS CLOSED AT 930PM ORDER ROOM SERVICE DID NOT COME TILL 11.15PM
AFTER MY CHILD FELL A SLEEP
POOL WATER WAS CLOUDLY AND SPIDERWEBS UNDER POOL CHAIRS
OVER BILLED AT RESURANT IN THE MORNING WAS BILLED SOMETHINW WE DIDN'T ORDER ALSO WE BOOKED THE HOTEL SHUTTLE FOR 130PM AND THEY SENT IT ON ANOTHER RUN AT 1.20PM SO SHUTTLE WAS NOT AVAIL TILL 2.30PM WAS HOUR LATE FOR FUNCTION ALSO NEED A BELLLMEN AT AND TOOK 45 MINTUES AND THEY SENT AN ENGINEER PERSON THEY NEED A OVERHAUL AT THIS HOTEL
September 18, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by John Marked Deline
The hotel's handling of the fire alarm the night of 3/13 was unacceptable. We were left to wonder the lobby and grounds with no assistance or information what so ever. Even after the alarm was cancelled, at 2 AM, closed fire doors prevented access to guest rooms, causing over crowding in lobby areas on all floors. The "not-concerned" attitude of the staff was incredible. This hotel has delined markedly since my last stay. I have stayed at this hotel many times over many years. I will no longer consider staying at this hotel.
March 15, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kevgo Ac was not working
The ac in the room was not working. We walked in from dinner at 11 and the ac was on 65 and it definitely not that. Very uncomfortable I sleeping at night.
June 30, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by sp79 Given a different room than booking
When I booked this hotel, I had reserved an executive business room with a king bed. After checkin, I get to my room and find out that, they had instead given me a standard double bed. When I called the frontdesk of the mistake, it wasn't a mistake on their end. They really did give my room to someone else. I was dumbfounded at how this could happen. They also didn't refund me the difference. The next day, they put me in the proper room. No apologies nor reconciliation. That was the last time I stayed at this hotel.
May 15, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by runner2012 bugs
when we checked into the room we were very impressed. large room a very nice view. then we found a bug. i killed it, but another appeared both by the window. we were then moved...but to a smaller room and the view was gone. we paid extra for the larger room but was told no more were available. my son who came with us to watch me in a race in trenton decided he could not stop sensing the bugs were still there and call for a ride home. teh on duty manager gave us a discount on the room but we were very disappointed!!!
November 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sicking Pastor
The location for this event was great, the hotel service was great also we enjoyed our stay.
June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ottvantor Bed comfort great, restaurant food superb but service slow
Stayed last week and enjoyed it. Room and bed were superb, I eat only vegan food and the quality was fantastic. I mentioned to colleagues that the dinner I had was one of the best vegan dinners I have ever had. Service was very friendly in the restaurant but quite slow though at breakfast time even with only a few people in the restaurant. At dinner I did not have this problem. The wait staff made assumptions that everyone at the table wanted only 1 bill for the whole table without asking. Otherwise great stay.
December 11, 2011
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jesse European Shower Room
No shower curtain so water gets around the commode. Many towels must be used so your feet do not get wet while using the commode and to keep water in the bathroom..
June 27, 2014