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Plainsboro New Jersey Hotels & Motels

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The Plainsboro center point is about 3 miles east of Princeton Jct Amtrak and 4 miles east of Palmer Stadium.

Plainsboro is a township within the state of New Jersey. It is in Middlesex County in the east-central part of the state. The township has experienced rapid growth in the last few decades, going from 20,000 in 2000 to over 23,000 in 2017. Between 1990 and 2000, the population increased by more than 40 percent. More from this guide...

Plainsboro Hotels & Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center - Plainsboro
+1-888-389-4121
900 Scudders Mill Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08536
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 39 meeting rooms
From$79
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Holiday Inn Express Princeton Southeast - Plainsboro Township
+1-888-675-2083
870 Scudders Mill Rd., Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536 ~1.82 miles west of Plainsboro
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Sonesta Es Suites Princeton
+1-800-716-8490
4375 U.s Rt 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08543 ~2.68 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Stylish Hotel
  • Staff was very friendly and attentive
From$85
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Holiday Inn Princeton : 100 Independence Way
+1-800-805-5223
100 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~2.69 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 pm
  • Horrible pool
  • Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice
Hampton Inn Princeton - Princeton
+1-888-965-1860
4385 Us 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~2.71 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 110 rooms
Doubletree by Hilton Princeton : 4355 Us Highway 1 at Ridge Rd.
+1-888-788-5576
4355 Us Highway 1 at Ridge Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540 ~2.74 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • Four star Highway property
  • Fitness center on property
Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village in Princeton
+1-888-897-9207
201 Village Blvd., Princeton, NJ 08540 ~2.75 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • Expensive Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy Learn more
Marriott Residence Inn Princeton Carnegie Center : 3563 Us Route 1
+1-888-311-4278
3563 Us Route 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~2.99 miles west of Plainsboro
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 120 rooms in property
From$159
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Extended Stay America Princeton South Brunswick - Monmouth Junction
+1-888-469-4795
4230 Us Route One, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852 ~3.08 miles north of Plainsboro
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • 4 suites in hotel
  • No kitchen equipment
  • Reception is all right
From$61
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Courtyard by Marriott Princeton
+1-888-734-9421
3815 Us Highway 1 at Mapleton Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540 ~3.17 miles west of Plainsboro
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
From$79
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Sonesta Es Suites South Brunswick Princeton
+1-888-841-5292
4225 Us Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08543 ~3.29 miles north of Plainsboro
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • 208 suites in hotel
Global Luxury Suites at Forrestal - Princeton
+1-888-455-5160
Barclay Blvd., Princeton, NJ 08540 ~3.34 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • Four star Suburban property
  • Access to gym on-site
Execustay at Barclay Square in Princeton
+1-888-965-8297
1900 Barclay Blvd., Princeton, NJ 08540 ~3.35 miles northwest of Plainsboro
  • Affordable hotel
  • 220 rooms in property
Cranbury Residence Inn
+1-888-906-6358
2662 Route 130, Cranbury, NJ 08512 ~3.35 miles east of Plainsboro
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Nice Continental breakfast
  • Full size refrigerator
Staybridge Suites Cranbury in Cranbury
+1-888-749-6785
1272 South River Rd., Cranbury, NJ 08512 ~3.42 miles east of Plainsboro
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 87 suites in property
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • WiFi system needs upgrading
Homewood Suites Princeton
+1-888-878-9982
3819 Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~3.46 miles north of Plainsboro
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 142 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Modestly maintained rooms
  • Breakfast was delicious
Best Western Princeton Manor Inn & Suites - Monmouth Junction
+1-888-389-4485
4191 Us Highway 1, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852 ~3.50 miles north of Plainsboro
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 63 rooms
Hampton Inn Cranbury - Cranbury
+1-888-389-4121
1261 South River Rd., Cranbury, NJ 08512 ~3.61 miles east of Plainsboro
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Towneplace Suites Cranbury South Brunswick
+1-888-675-2083
2535 Us Highway 130, Cranbury, NJ 08512 ~3.68 miles east of Plainsboro
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 116 rooms
Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton
+1-800-716-8490
102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~4.02 miles west of Plainsboro
  • 4 star Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Global Luxury Suites at the Junction
+1-800-805-5223
Winterberry Way, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~4.22 miles west of Plainsboro
  • 4 star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
Churchill at Mews at Princeton
+1-888-965-1860
Wessex Place, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~4.26 miles west of Plainsboro
  • Affordable property
  • Access to gym on-site
Oakwood at Mews Princeton Junc
+1-888-788-5576
900 Wessex Place, Princeton, NJ 08540 ~4.35 miles west of Plainsboro
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:30
Marriott Courtyard Cranbury / South Brunswick : 420 Forsgate Dr.
+1-888-897-9207
420 Forsgate Dr., South Brunswick Township, NJ 08512 ~4.59 miles east of Plainsboro
  • 3 star Rural hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Days Inn Monmouth Junction Princeton - Monmouth Junction
+1-888-311-4278
208 New Rd., Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852 ~4.67 miles north of Plainsboro
  • Low-priced Suburban property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Plainsboro, NJ discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Plainsboro hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Plainsboro was incorporated in 1919 with a goal to create new schools that would serve its residents. Its early residents were members of a subtribe of the Lenape Native Americans. In the 1800s, a group of Dutch settlers resided in the area who came because of the agricultural properties of the land.

Plainsboro still houses some historic structures that were built in its early days. It was once mainly owned by Princeton University. The university, combined with Lincoln Properties, Inc. developed much of the area to make it into a suburb of nearby Trenton and some of the other larger cities. Plainsboro is about 53 miles south of New York City and 48 miles northeast of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The township includes 11.8 square miles of land.

When Should I Visit Plainsboro, NJ?

Plainsboro hosts one major event each year, which celebrates its incorporation in May of 1919. Each May, the residents come together for a parade, festival, and concert. This event does draw a crowd, so hotel rates tend to go up. The township's proximity to Princeton University can also impact hotel pricing, especially around major events on the campus, including graduation ceremonies and sporting events.

The climate in the township includes warm, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. Plainsboro receives an average of 48 inches of rainfall each year. July is the area's wettest month, receiving about 5 inches of rain on average. The most pleasant times of year to visit are June, August, and September. During the winter months, the low temperatures are well below freezing. It also receives about 23 inches of snow every year, so if you plan to visit during the winter, be sure to bring plenty of warm clothing.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Plainsboro, NJ:

seasonality of hotel rates in Plainsboro

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Plainsboro, NJ. Analyze these charts to calculate the best time to make a reservation in Plainsboro for your upcoming travels.

What Are the Luxury Hotels in Plainsboro, NJ?

4 Star Average Prices: $113.44

For a more luxurious experience, you'll have to travel outside of Plainsboro to New York City. One appealing option is The Wagner Hotel, which is near Battery Park in Manhattan. This five-star hotel has gift shops, a 24-hour fitness center, daily newspapers in the lobby, a business center, and concierge services.

The spacious guest rooms have flat-screen TVs with video game consoles and cable programming, free wired and wireless internet access, designer toiletries, private bathrooms with soaking tubs, and safes. You can also enjoy brunch, lunch, or dinner at the restaurant, order room service 24 hours a day, or grab a drink at the hotel bar.

Conrad New York Downtown is another upscale hotel in Manhattan. Within the rooms, amenities include pillowtop beds made up with premium sheets and down comforters, complimentary wired and wireless internet access, private bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries, LCD TVs, and MP3 docking stations. You can also stay active at the fitness center, open 24 hours a day, or shop for souvenirs in the lobby. This property has a restaurant with a bar, offers 24-hour room service, and provides limo and town car service for an additional fee.

Enjoy a high-end stay at The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel, which is within a short walk of One World Trade Center in New York City. During your stay, you'll have access to a private terrace and garden, a 24-hour fitness center, and concierge service. Each of the rooms features an LCD TV with digital programming, a minibar, a private bathroom with designer toiletries and a rainfall showerhead, a safe, a separate workspace, and a phone with free local calls. Dining options include two restaurants, 24-hour room service, two bars, and cooked-to-order breakfast dishes for an additional fee.

What Are the Best Budget Hotels in Plainsboro, NJ?

3 Star Average Prices: $109.60

One affordable place to stay in the area is Holiday Inn Princeton, which is less than a mile from the center of Plainsboro. This property has a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool, and a complimentary shuttle that offers service in a 5-mile radius. Dine in at the hotel restaurant, which serves American fare, or order room service during select hours. Within the rooms, you'll find premium bedding and down comforters, free wired and wireless internet access, complimentary toiletries, and TVs with cable programming. Free parking is also available to guests on the property.

Doubletree by Hilton Princeton is another reasonably priced option. This property boasts 238 guest rooms, each of which comes equipped with a pillowtop bed with premium bedding and a down comforter, an LED TV with all your favorite satellite channels, free wired and wireless internet access, and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. On-site amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor pool, a gift shop, and a restaurant with a bar. Room service is also available during limited hours.

For a home-like stay when you're away from home, book a room at Extended Stay America Princeton South Brunswick. This all-suite property has laundry facilities, a safe deposit box at the front desk, and free parking for guests. The front desk staff is also available 24 hours a day to assist you.

Within your suite, you'll find a kitchen with a full-sized refrigerator, a stovetop, a microwave, and a tea/coffee maker, as well as a 32-inch flat-screen TV with premium programming, free Wi-Fi, a separate workspace, and a phone with free local calls. A complimentary continental breakfast is also included with your stay.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Plainsboro

2 Star Average Prices: $73.93

What Are the Top Hotels in Plainsboro, NJ Offering Discounts?

AAA members are eligible for discounted rates when staying at the Princeton Marriott. This property has a spa offering pampering facials, body treatments, and massages, as well as an indoor tennis court, an indoor swimming pool, a spa tub, and a gift shop. An airport shuttle also provides service for an additional fee. Each room has a flat-screen TV with cable programming and a video game console, a refrigerator, complimentary toiletries, a private safe, a desk, and a phone with local calls. Room service is available during select hours, while meals are also available at the café.

Military and government personnel can take advantage of discounts at Staybridge Suites Cranbury, which is about 4 miles from Plainsboro. This extended-stay hotel is designed with your needs in mind, boasting a wide range of appealing amenities. These include a 24-hour fitness center, barbecue grills, a seasonal outdoor pool, and dry cleaning and laundry services. You can mingle with your fellow guests at the complimentary reception, held on select days. A full breakfast buffet is served each morning. In-room amenities include kitchens with microwaves and refrigerators, free Wi-Fi, safes, phones with free local calls, and workspaces.

Which Hotels in Plainsboro, NJ Provide the Best Value?

Crowne Plaza Princeton is a hotel that offers excellent value for guests. It has high ratings for its spacious and comfortable rooms, convening location, and excellent service. The property features a health club open 24 hours a day, an indoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, on-site shopping, and a complimentary shuttle offering service within 5 miles of the hotel. In the rooms, you'll find pillowtop beds with premium bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, refrigerators, designer toiletries, and TVs with digital programming.

Doubletree by Hilton Princeton is another appealing spot to stay. The room rates are reasonable while the amenities are luxurious. Every room has an LED TV with satellite channels, a pillowtop bed with a down comforter, free wired and wireless internet access, and complimentary toiletries in the private bathroom. You can also use the indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary area shuttle during your stay. If you're hungry, visit the hotel restaurant for a tasty meal and a refreshing beverage.

What Should I Do and See in Plainsboro, NJ?

During a trip to Plainsboro, you can find plenty of appealing attractions and things to see. The township recently invested in its Village Center, which is adjacent to the historic portion of the area. Village Center includes shopping, several eateries that offer both indoor and outdoor seating, a fountain, and walking paths that wind through a green space. Within the Village Center, you can also visit the Plainsboro Library.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy visiting Audubon's Plainsboro Preserve, a nature preserve located in nearby Cranbury Township. It includes more than 1,000 acres of land, as well as a 50-acre lake. While spending time at this location, be sure to take a stroll along the walking paths that offer glimpses of the beautiful and serene surroundings and check out the Environmental Education Center to learn more about the preserve and its efforts. If you're there during the warmer seasons, spend a day on Lake Carnegie, a reservoir for boating, fishing, and swimming.

You can pick up unique and handmade gifts at the Pennsylvania Farmer's Market, which is open Thursday through Saturday in the neighboring city of Kingston. Locals bring a wide range of food items, baked goods, fresh produce, furniture, and other homemade goods to sell at the market.

It's easy to enjoy a trip to Plainsboro when you stay in one of the comfortable hotels in the township.

FAQs about hotels in Plainsboro

What are the top reviewed hotels in Plainsboro?

Sonesta Es Suites Princeton, Hampton Inn Princeton and Towneplace Suites Cranbury South Brunswick are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Plainsboro?

Doubletree by Hilton Princeton, Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village and Global Luxury Suites at Forrestal are the top 3 luxury hotels near Plainsboro city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Plainsboro?

Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center, Holiday Inn Express Princeton Southeast, and Sonesta Es Suites Princeton are the properties closest to Plainsboro city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Plainsboro cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Plainsboro can be as cheap as $73.93 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Plainsboro cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Plainsboro has been $109.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in Plainsboro cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Plainsboro has been $113.44 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Plainsboro?

The Peacock Inn, Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center and Nassau Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Plainsboro?

Towneplace Suites Cranbury South Brunswick, Marriott Residence Inn Princeton Carnegie Center and Princeton Marriott Hotel & Conference Center are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Plainsboro?

Quality Inn, Comfort Suites and Clarion Hotel The Palmer Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Plainsboro?

Staybridge Suites North Brunswick, Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center and Holiday Inn Express Princeton Southeast are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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