CLARION HOTEL THE PALMER INN

3499 Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Highway Hotel in Mercer County
40.30989-74.66466
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3.0/ 5

Based on 96 guest reviews

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  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • The Avg. Group Saves 16.0%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Hotel has 106 rooms
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 4 meeting rooms

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Check Rates1 King AAA Rate Balcony Free Full Breakfast Interior Corridor HBO
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Check Rates1 King AAA Rate Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless
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Check Rates1 King Bed Efficiency 1 Room Suite Sofa Bed 1 Person Kitchen Safe 27 Inch TV
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Check Rates1 King Bed Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless
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Check Rates1 King Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless HBO
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Check Rates1 King Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless HBO
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Check Rates1 King Free Wired High Speed Internet Coffee Maker in Room Microwave Refrigerator
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Check Rates1 King Suite Efficiency Free Full Breakfast Free High Speed Wireless Kitchen
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Check Rates1 Queen AAA Rate Efficiency 1 Room Suite Sofa Bed 2 Person
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed Sofa Bed 2 Person Balcony Free Wired High Speed Internet
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Check Rates1 Queen Efficiency 1 Room Suite Sofa Bed 2 Person
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Check Rates1 Queen Free Wired High Speed Internet Coffee Maker in Room Desk
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Check Rates2 Double Beds AAA Rate Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless
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Check Rates2 Double Beds Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless
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Check Rates2 Double Beds Free Full Breakfast Microwave Refrigerator Free High Speed Wireless HBO
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Check Rates2 Queen AAA Rate Microwave Refrigerator 27 Inch TV Coffee Maker in Room Safe
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Local Attractions

25 Minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure. 15 Minutes from Sesame Place. 2 Miles from Princeton University.1 minute by car to Carnegie Center.5 Minutes from Mercer County Park, and Mercer County Community College. 7 Minutes from Trenton, the capital city of New Jersey. 10 minutes from Sun Bank Arena.

Verified Reviews of Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"People helpfull and courteous"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very clean with a pool, and outside seating if you wanted to sit outside. Restaurant was nice and food was good.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jun-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jun 19 to Fri Jun 20 2014 at a $169.99 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

3.0 out of 5.Based on 96 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn has all the features, amenities, and most of all, the outstanding COMFORT you and your guests require. Each of our beautifully appointed, spacious guest rooms features the Serta Perfect Sleeper/Choice Sleeper II deluxe mattress system for a refreshing, cozy night's sleep on our upgraded bedding and abundance of fluffy pillows. Guests will awake refreshed from our 200 thread-count sheets on top of our deluxe mattress toppers. Overstuffed comforters snuggled inside exclusive Choice Hotels-sheeted duvet covers combined with plenty of fluffier pillows provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. You'll awake refreshed and ready to conquer your day. Also, every guest will enjoy all the comforts of home, such as in-room coffee and tea featuring Choice Hotels' Own Select Brand of Premium Coffee. Deluxe, over-sized fresh bath towels and terry are provided for your enjoyment. Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn features luxurious shampoo, conditioner and lotions by Neutrogena(TM). For guest's convenience, an iron and ironing board, hair dryer, laptop sized digital safe, microwave oven and spacious work desk are all part of what makes a night at Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn the best value for your lodging dollar. We offer over 3300 square feet of banquet space and a wide selection of catering menus for your group, large or small. Every menu selection is prepared by hand in our acclaimed on-site restaurant, BT Bistro. Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn is ideally located only minutes from Interstate 95, and the New Jersey Turnpike, along business-oriented Route 1. In just a 5 mile radius, there are over 500 stores, 200 businesses and 30 restaurants, many within walking distance.We don't think you will find the same quality, luxury, convenience and service anywhere else at a better price. We think you'll agree.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:2
Rooms:106
Corridors:Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:99
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:5
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:4 View Spaces
Meeting Space:3000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 125 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:11am-2am
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Guests may cancel at up to 6pm of the date of arrival without penalty.
Nightly Parking:0
Total Taxes:15.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
City Tax: 3.00%
Banquet Labor Fees:18.00% (per event)
Banquet Bartender Fees:75.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees:75.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 7.00 Per Person (FREE!)
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:11.00 Per Person (vegetarian available)
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 9.00 Per Person (vegetarian available)
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:13.00 Per Person (multi-cultural also avail)
Morning Break Cost: 4.00 Per Person (healthy choices available)
Afternoon Break Cost: 4.00 Per Person (healthy choices available)
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 0.00 Per Person (unlimited coffee)
Banquet Soda: 0.00 Per Person (unlimited soda)
Banquet Bottled Water: 0.75 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar:75.00 Per Function (cash bar available)
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:19.00 Per Person/Per Hour (multiple selections)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are permitted at the rate of $20 per stay. (For example, a 1 night stay with 1 pet would incur a pet fee of $20. A 3 night stay with 2 pets would incur a fee of only $20.)


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Grocery service
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • VCR or VCP
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

EWR - 45 Minutes. Shuttles and/or car service can be arranged at a discounted rate. PHL - 45 Minutes. Shuttles and/or car service can be arranged at a discounted rate. TTN - 12 Minutes. Hotel shuttle provides complimentary transportation to this local airport. Helpful Hint- Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) provides free monorail service to New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor Regional Rail line. One way transportation to the hotel is under $16.25 USD, and this hotel provides free transportation to the local train station to the hotel.

Local Shuttle Info: This hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to local businesses, shopping and transportation hubs. There is no additional charge for shuttle service during the hours of 7am and 7pm. Shuttle service at other times is easily obtained at a nominal fee.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Seasonality and Projections at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

Rate fluctuations of Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both group/meeting rates and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group offer was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 26.2% in the month of July 2012 and the highest average individual rate is $183 in the month of June 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn.

Feel free to use the Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Princeton event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Windsor Room36 x 49 x 81764147/147--734250--11/9196176176
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Windsor Room

Dedicated phone line for meeting room availableComplimentary guest room for meeting planner*Special rate with 10 or more group rooms booked**Some restrictions may apply.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1764 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
36 x 49 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
3
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
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