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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the other tripadvisor reviews before we booked and, following our stay, are pleased to report that the positive, bordering on effusive, comments are all true. Attractive, comfortable rooms, welcoming host, delicious full breakfast and all around warm feel make this an ideal B & B choice in the Princeton area. Would definitely return.

Thank Ronnie B
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 25 January 2017

About 18 months ago, my wife and I were headed to Princeton. I was speaking up there and she thought we might find a fun inn to stay at, rather than the usual hotel. I told her it had to be reasonably priced so my expenses would be approved. She found the Inn at Glencairn, which met that condition and...

Thank Greg P
About Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the inn is 300 years old. That in itself is cool. Walking inside the place, one immediately feels its history. The floorboards are wide and comforting. The commons area, with its plastered walls, has a serene atmosphere with the original cooking hearth flanking one end. The grounds have interesting outbuildings, including a barn, which makes hoofing around out there...

1Thank kariyvette
Twinsburg, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've just spent 3 nights at the Inn and was delighted by its charm and location, but most of all by hostess Lydia's superb breakfasts and her warm and engaging welcoming and care. Many thanks to Lydia for her gracious hospitality and delicious food. The Inn is an easy drive into the delightful town of Princeton and a decent drive...

1Thank p0llykn0x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Innkeeper Lydia is a superb chef and hostess. All of our needs were well taken care of, the accommodations were very good, and very comfortable. We really enjoyed staying here, and we would definitely recommend the Inn at Glencairn.

1Thank Dennis K
New York, NY
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I decided to take a last minute overnight trip to Princeton as one last getaway before we have a baby. We found the Inn at Gelncairn had great reviews and we could not have been happier with our choice. The grounds were beautiful, the inn was cozy, the rooms were so comfortable (and I'm 7.5 months pregnant!)...

Thank Coley1204
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

When home renovations required that we find nearby lodging for 3 days, Glencairn came immediately to mind. We pass it often and found it appealing from the outside. After a 3 day stay, Glencairn ranks at the very top of a long list of B&B experiences. There are many reasons for this but it all comes down to lovely Lydia,...

Thank HappyTraveler347
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Inn at Glencairn is the best B & B that I have ever stayed in! It is a historic property located just outside of Princeton University. The Inn was very peaceful! The place was absolutely spotless! The innkeeper, Lydia, is the best! She was so friendly, helpful and offered wonderful suggestions for dining at things to do!!! The food...

Thank michellelynnp
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I work for an organization that routinely has to house visiting professionals. Normally we make reservations for our guests at a large (and frankly, plebeian) conference hotel on the other side of town. But, after speaking with friends I decided to contact The Inn at Glencairn for our next guests. The Inn at Glencairn is a small historic property on...

Thank Sarah M
Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Inn at Glencairn is my first choice when I am in the Princeton area on business. It is charming, warm and immaculate. Lydia makes a mean breakfast and is extremely flexible when it comes to checking in or accommodating any need you may have. There are homemade cookies, wine, tea in the common living room always available. The Inn...

Thank Brenda G

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The Inn at Glencairn is a bed and breakfast in a fully renovated 1736 Georgian manor on nearly three acres of park-like setting. Guests will enjoy the unique historic setting while being pampered with many modern amenities including updated en-suite baths, comfortable new mattresses, individual heat controls, flat screen televisions, and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the manor. Many guest rooms feature four poster beds, antique dressers and armoires, and 18th century woodwork. The Inn at Glencairn is located just three miles south of Princeton University, Princeton University Art Museum, and McCarter Theatre. Also less than 10 miles away is the world renowned Grounds for Sculpture. ... more   less 

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Address: 3301 Lawrenceville Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4719
Region: United States > New Jersey > Princeton
Price Range: ₹ 12,762 - ₹ 17,212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn at Glencairn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We loved the Baldwin Suite, with 2 separate bedrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles michellelynnp, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking out to the backyard.”
 of 5 bubbles manfreds786, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Hunt Room is the only room with a king size bed!”
 of 5 bubbles yazzy73, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the suite which was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanvirginia33, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the road side of the inn but that did not present a problem. We loved the morning sun.”
 of 5 bubbles 716barbaran, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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