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Participants are responsible for costs associated with travel and lodging. We strongly urge you to make your lodging reservations by Monday, August 6, 2007.


Our rates are contracted and must be reserved as soon as possible as space is limited. When making your reservation, please reference Princeton University, Department of Geosciences.

Please use one of the contracted hotels listed below.

Nassau Inn, Princeton
(609) 921-7500
10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542

A special rate of $129 plus tax, standard room, single or double occupancy. You must telephone the Nassau Inn directly to receive the special rate! Do not use their online booking form!

Nassau Inn is within walking distance of the University. Please make sure you specify you are a guest of Princeton University, Department of Geosciences. (The reference number for our room block is 9254.)

B&B, Princeton (Scotia MacRae & Dick Blofson)
(609) 497-9739
5 Evelyn Place, Princeton, NJ 08540

The daily rate is $60 single and $70 double occupancy, which includes breakfast. The Bed and Breakfast is located on the third floor in a private house, within walking distance of Princeton University.

Hyatt Regency
(800) 233-1234
(609) 987-1234
102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ 08540

The Hyatt Regency is located on Route 1 in Carnegie Center. Shuttle service can be arranged to the University. The rate is $129 single or double occupancy.

Please specify that you are with Princeton University to receive the special rate.

Transportation to Princeton University/Geosciences... Taxi:

Taxi cabs are available from the Princeton Junction train station to the Nassau Inn or the B&B. Train:

Trains to Princeton Junction leave New York City’s Penn Station and Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station regularly. From New York City you may ride on NJ Transit to Princeton Junction. From Philadelphia you may take SEPTA to Trenton, New Jersey then transfer onto NJ Transit to Princeton Junction. From Princeton Junction, a two-car train (known as the “Dinky”) makes the five-minute trip to Princeton University. The Dinky does not meet every train, so consult a current NJ Transit schedule before making travel plans. The Dinky platform is located on the southbound side of Princeton Junction. Amtrak also offers service to Princeton Junction.

You can view train information at Air:

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is closest to Princeton. Shuttle service between the airport and Princeton is available through the Princeton Airporter. (Their courtesy phones are available at the airport terminals’ limousine counters.) These vans arrive at and leave from the Nassau Inn, located on Palmer Square, one block from Princeton University.

NJ Transit offers the Airtrain service, which departs directly from Newark Liberty International Airport and travels to Princeton Junction. Visitors should transfer to the Dinky at Princeton Junction for travel to the University.

Buses from Newark Liberty International Airport travel to Newark Penn Station and to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.

The Airporter also offers limousine service to and from Kennedy Airport in New York (JFK).

From the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), train and limousine services are available to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. Bus:

New Jersey Suburban Transit Corporation provides bus service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal at Eighth Avenue and 41st Street in New York City. Buses leave New York and Princeton every half-hour during the day for the two-hour trip. Use the Palmer Square stop in Princeton to visit the University. Car:

Directions to Princeton University from local freeways.

...on Foot:

Map to Guyot Hall [pdf]

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Questions? Please contact Mary Rose Russo by phone at (609) 258-4101
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