55th Reunion Housing

HOTELS for 2016  Reunions

Housing Off Campus

As the University and reunions grow larger, there is increased demand for accommodations. Many of the prime locations off campus now charge $400 and up for one night’s stay, many require a minimum of 2 or 3 nights stay, and some are already sold out. The longer you wait to make your reservation, the fewer options you will find. We suggest you book your 55th reunion accommodations as soon as possible.

There is a shuttle bus from campus to 22 of the nearby hotels along U.S. Route 1, and they are all listed on the Alumni Council website:  https://alumni.princeton.edu/goinback/reunions/2015/travel/ReunionsLodging.pdf They range widely in room price and availability. We have arranged with 6 of them to allocate a limited number of rooms to our classmates and associates at prices ranging from $199 plus tax to $389 plus ( 15% NJ state) tax, which includes breakfast. These hotels, their minimum stay required, if any, nightly rates and phone numbers are listed alphabetically below. Most of them have either non-refundable reservation fees or cancellation charges.

Please note that our hold on these rooms expires on or before April 26, so please book before the expiry dates shown below, to be sure of availability. After those dates, it’s first come, first served while these rooms last.


  • Comfort Inn, Lawrenceville. $199 and $209 + tax. 609-896-3700. Our hold expired Feb. 1, 2016.
  • Courtyard by Marriott, Princeton. $389 + tax, 3 night minimum, 609-716-9100. Our hold expired April 26, 2016.
  • Crowne Plaza, Plainsboro. $329 + tax, 609-936-6624. Our hold expired March 1, 2016
  • Doubletree Hilton, Princeton. $339 + tax, 800-222-8733. Our hold expired Feb. 12, 2016.
  • Hyatt Regency, Princeton. $379 + tax, 3 night minimum, 609-734-4080 or 888-421-1442. Our hold expired Feb. 29, 2016.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott, Princeton. $359 and $374 + tax, 2 night minimum, 609-799-0550. Our hold expired Feb. 27, 2016.

When calling these hotels please tell them you’re reserving a room for reunions in the Class of 1961 block.

Contact Joe McGinity (215-595-6995) with any questions.

There are many hotels outside of the Reunion Shuttle Route, within 10 miles of campus, which have lower room rates and no minimum multi-night stay. Request internet senior rates. Our suggestions include:

New Jersey Turnpike exit 8A: Cranbury, Jamesburg, So. Brunswick, Monmouth Junction area

Courtyard Cranbury-So. Brunswick, Forsgate Dr. (10 mi.)

Crown Plaza Monroe-so. Brunswick, Forsgate Dr. (10 mi.)

Red Carpet Inn and Suites Monmouth Junction, Rt. 130 (8.8 mi.)

Residence Inn Cranbury-So. Brunswick, Rt. 130 (7.9 mi.)

New Jersey Turnpike exit 8: Hightstown/East Windsor area

Days Inn East Windsor/Hightstown (9.5 mi.)

Quality Inn East Windsor (9.0 mi.)

Hamilton, NJ (Southeast of Princeton)

Homewood Suites by Hilton, route 130 (9.8 mi)

Hilton Garden Inn, route 130 (10 mi.)

Trenton-Mercer Airport near Lawrenceville

Element Ewing Princeton

Courtyard by Marriott Ewing Princeton (12.6 mi.)

Courtyard by Marriott Ewing Twp. Princeton


Housing On Campus or at Princeton Theological Seminary

We were allocated 70 beds in Scully Hall on campus, all of which are taken. We do not expect to receive additional rooms on campus.

There are no beds remaining in the Erdman Center, Princeton theological Seminary, 20 Library Place.. See map: http://coned.ptsem.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/PTS_CampusMap2014small.pdf

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