The Class of 1961 has booked 175 rooms in four hotels in the Route 1 corridor near Princeton for the reunion period of Thursday, May 26 through Sunday, May 29, 2011. A few rooms have been booked for early arrivers on Wednesday evening May 25. We urge you to book ASAP since most hotels sell out during the reunion period. Except for the Hyatt Regency, your credit cards will not be charged until the spring of 2011. Then the reservations will be non-refundable.
The university will operate shuttle buses between these hotels and campus. For those flying into Newark airport the hotel area can be reached by airport shuttle bus (check with hotel), train or rental car. The following hotels have been booked:
Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel and Conference Center (5 miles from campus)
900 Scudders Mill Road, Princeton, NJ
10 rooms have been allocated on Wed. 5/25, 50 on Thurs., and 75 on both Fri. and Sat. Room rates are $189 for Wed. night and $239 for Thurs., Fri. and Sat. nights. Add 15% for NJ taxes. Two night minimum. Free breakfast included. Typical room has two queens or one king. Credit card will be charged May 1. Call Global Reservations @ 877-999-3223 and reference Class of 1961 Princeton Reunion.
Doubletree Hotel Princeton (5 miles from campus)
4355 US Route 1, Princeton, NJ
30 rooms have been allocated on Thurs. 5/26 and 50 each on Fri. 5/27 and Sat. 5/28. Rate is $229 per room per night plus 15% for NJ taxes. Two night minimum. Call 1-800-222-tree or 609-452-2400 for reservations. Reserve early since room block may be reduced at the end of November 2010.
Hyatt Place Princeton (Suite hotel 2 miles from campus)
3565 US Route 1, Princeton NJ 08940
25 studio suites have been allocated for each night from Thurs. 5/26 through Sat. night 5/28. Rate is $249 per room per night plus 15% in NJ taxes. Three night minimum. Free continental breakfast. Typical suite has 2 doubles or a king plus a queen size pull out couch. Credit cards will be charged on April 1, 2011. Room block will be held until February 1, 2011. Call 609-720-0200. Reference Class of 1961 Princeton University.
Hyatt Regency Princeton (1+ mile from campus off Alexander Road on Route 1)
102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 rooms have been booked for Wed., 5/25, 10 on Thurs 5/26, and 25 each on Fri. 5/27 and Sat. 5/28. Rate is $289 per night plus 15% NJ taxes. (Wed. night 5/25 $159). Two night minimum. Credit cards will be charged when your room is booked. $50 cancellation fee by March 1, 2011. Then non-refundable. Call 609-987-1234 and reference Class of 1961.
Other hotels in the Princeton area that have not been reserved but may have rooms available include:
Staybridge Suites 1-800-225-1237
Princeton Marriott 609-452-7800
Courtyard by Marriott 609-716-9100
Homewood Suits 609-720-0550
Hampton Inn 609-951-0066
If you have any questions, contact Sam Leisring at SLeisring@aol.com
(203-753-7124) or Patrick Davidson at Jpatdavid@aol.com
We will have available a number of on-campus rooms in the
University dormitories surrounding our Reunion Headquarters at
Blair/Joline. Beds per room or suite may
range from 1 to 4. Price will be $120
per bed regardless of your length of stay.
All rooms are non-smoking and will be assigned in the order in which the
requests are received. Linens will be
provided and a $50 refundable deposit will be required at the check-in desk
for each key.
To make your request, please do so directly with Tom
Donnelly either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 202-255-0204. When you register for the reunion, you will be able to pay for the beds (not including the key deposit) as part of the registration payment. But assignments will be made in the order he receives them whether directly or through the registration forms.
There will be some handicapped equipped rooms at the other
locations on campus. Be sure to let Tom
know if you have any special needs.