Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

3499 Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Highway Hotel in Mercer County
40.30989-74.66466

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Room Types

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Check Rates1 King Bed - Free Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Free High Speed
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Check Rates1 King Bed 1 Room Suite Sofa Bed 1 Person Kitchen Facilities Safe Room 27 Inch TV Clock Radio Am Fm1
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Check Rates1 King Bed Balcony Free Full Breakfast Interior Corridor HBO Coffeemaker
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Check Rates1 King Bed Suite - Free Full Breakfast Free High Speed Wireless Kitchen
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed 1 Room Suite Sofa Bed Kitchen Facilities Microwave
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed Sofa Bed 1 Person Larger Unit Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed Sofa Bed Balcony Microwave, Refrigerator Safe Room 27 Inch TV
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Check Rates2 Double Beds - Free Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Free High Speed
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Check Rates2 Double Beds Accessible - Free Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Free
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Microwave, Refrigerator 27 Inch TV Coffeemaker in Room
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Microwave, Refrigerator 27 Inch TV Coffeemaker in Room Safe Room - Free Full Breakfast
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Check RatesRoom with 1 King Bed Balcony and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
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Check RatesRoom with 1 Queen Bed Sofa Bed and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
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Check RatesRoom with 2 Queen Bed
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Check RatesRoom with King Bed with Balcony
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Check RatesStandard Room 1 King and 1 Sofa Bed
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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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.

Customer Reviews of Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

3.0 out of 5. Based on 206 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: 6278 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 196 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11am-2am
Pool Info:
Seasonal Operation hours from 8AM-8PM
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: 6.66%
Occupancy Tax: 8.00%
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: 9.99 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 9.99 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
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • 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 Channel: 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.

Breakfast Information

While we offer a complimentary Breakfast, We also have an onsite restaurant.

About Clarion Hotels

  • Full-service property with meeting/event space and available catering services
  • Feature a restaurant or social bar and lounge based on location
  • High-quality bedding
  • Free high-speed internet
  • 24-hour business center services
  • Spacious rooms with large desks

The Clarion Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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 Room 36 x 49 x 8 1764147/147--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. Mi
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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Garden Room 39 x 25 x 0 97581/818167242724--/--103108--
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Garden Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
975 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
39 x 25 x 0 M.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Heritage Room 25 x 16 x 0 400--/------10--10--/--------
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    Heritage Room

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    400 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    25 x 16 x 0 M.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Heritage Room 25 x 16 x 12 400--/--------------/----10--
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      Heritage Room

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      400 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      25 x 16 x 12 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        Garden Room 39 x 25 x 10 97581/----67--27----/--103108--
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        Garden Room

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        975 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        39 x 25 x 10 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available
          Windsor Room 49 x 36 x 0 1764147/147147122444944--/--186196--
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          Windsor Room

          Room Type:
          General Meeting Room
          Total Size:
          1764 Sq. Mi
          Dimensions:
          49 x 36 x 0 M.
          Floor Level:
          Natural Light?:
          No
          Obstructions?
          No
          Built In Screens?
          No
          Built In Stage?
          No
          Built In A/V?
          No
          Amenities Available

            FAQs about Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn

            What time is check in?

            Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

            What time is check out?

            Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

            How many rooms does Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn have?

            There are 106 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

            Is there any meeting space at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

            What kind of breakfast is at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            While we offer a complimentary Breakfast, We also have an onsite restaurant.

            Can I get a AAA rate at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - 1 King Bed - Free Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Free High Speed

            Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior AARP Rate ID Required 1 King Bed - Free Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Free High Spe

            Is there a gym at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

            Is there shopping nearby?

            Yes. Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas. Nearby shopping center. Great shopping. All guests liked the proximity to shopping.

            Is there shuttle service?

            Yes. 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. Good shuttle service. Almost all guests were happy with the shuttle service.

            Are there good dining options at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            Spacious rooms and great dining out in the area.

            Is there a WiFi internet?

            Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. No wifi service. Wifi sucked. Wifi quality could be improved. Approx. half of guests said the wifi quality was bad.

            Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

            Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

            Is there a pool at Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn?

            Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Seasonal Operation hours from 8AM-8PM.

            Testimonials:

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