Inn at Glencairn, Princeton
|3301 Lawrenceville Road, 08540, Princeton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES.|
Description: Inn at GlencairnEnjoying a lovely wooded location just outside Princeton, the Inn at Glencairn is set in a magnificent historic mansion, originally built in the early 1700s. After a careful, sympathetic renovation, this charming property opened as a bed and breakfast in 2005, and offers delightful boutique-style accommodation and friendly, welcoming service in a beautiful rural atmosphere.
Steeped in history, the Inn at Glencairn is perfect for intimate getaways or relaxing escapes in the Princeton area. Strategically located between Lawrenceville and Princeton, Inn at Glencairn is ideally placed for visiting such nearby institutions as Princeton University or the Lawrenceville School. Guests wishing to explore further afield can be in both New York or Philadelphia within less than two hour's drive or train ride. Golf enthusiasts will also be delighted by a number of excellent courses in the surrounding region.
Innkeeper and chef Lydia Oakes creates a delicious, home-cooked breakfast at the Inn at Glencairn every morning. Lydia's delicious home-made specialities include pastries, breads, pancakes, quiches, frittatas, her own version of Eggs Benedict, or her signature breakfast dessert, Java Truffles. For other meals during the day, the Inn at Glencairn can recommend a number of excellent restaurants and eateries in Lawrenceville, Princeton or Hopewell.
Type of rooms: Inn at GlencairnThe Opdyke Room:
The Opdyke Room features a queen-sized four-poster bed and overlooks the back and side gardens as well as the red frame barn and original stone smokehouse. Guests will wake up to the sound of birds frequenting the bird feeders in the gardens below. The Opdyke Room includes an en-suite bathroom with a tub/shower and the original washbasin sink.
The Gulick Room:
The Gulick Room features a high queen-sized four-poster bed and overlooks the back gardens, red frame barn and original stone smokehouse. The Gulick Room is perfect for sensitive sleepers given its location in the back of the Inn and boasts one of the largest en-suite bathrooms at the Inn.
The Hunt Room:
The Hunt Room is an elegant and spacious colonial room done in earth tones featuring a king-sized four-poster bed and decorative fireplace surrounded by exquisite Greek key moulding and woodwork. The Hunt Room overlooks our shady front lawn with majestic maple trees and includes an en-suite bathroom with shower. The Hunt Room has the only king-sized bed in the Inn!
The Connah Room:
The Connah Room is one of the largest rooms at the Inn and features a whimsical queen-sized wrought iron bed. The Connah Room faces the front lawn and towering maple trees and has an en-suite bathroom with a shower. The Connah Room is perfect for a romantic getaway.
The Baldwin Suite:
The Baldwin Suite is a cosy two room suite with its own private entrance and is situated above the original stone section of the manor. The suite features a queen-sized sleigh bed in one room and two twin beds with Hitchcock headboards in a separate room and includes a large en-suite bathroom with shower. The Baldwin Suite boasts original lead glass windows and views of both the mature trees in the front lawn and the outbuildings and great Sycamore tree in the rear of the property. The suite is a must for history buffs and is also perfect for families.
Additional information: Inn at Glencairn
Trenton-Mercer Airport is served by a number of regional flights. Newark Liberty International Airport is 72,6 kms from the hotel.
Children aged ten and over are welcome at Inn at Glencairn.
Number of rooms: 5
Official category: Bed and Breakfast.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Discover.
How to get here: From New York: Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to exit 9; merge onto Route 18 North toward Route 1/Princeton; merge onto Route 1 South; continue on Route 1 South for 16 miles (26 kms) to Washington Road; turn right onto Washington Road to Nassau Street traffic light (Route 27); turn left onto Nassau Street; continue two miles to Route 206 South; bear left on Route 206 South for three miles (4,8 kms). Turn right into Inn at Glencairn.
From Philadelphia: take the I-95 North to Exit 7B/Route 206 North toward Lawrenceville/ Princeton; follow two and a half miles (4 kms) through the village of Lawrenceville; after crossing Carter Road, Inn at Glencairn is the second driveway on the left.
From Northern New Jersey: take route 206 South to Princeton; at Nassau Street traffic light turn right remaining on Route 206 South for three miles. Turn right into Inn at Glencairn.
From Southern New Jersey/Delaware: Take I-295 North which becomes I-95 South to Exit 7B/Route 206 North; follow two and one-half miles through the village of Lawrenceville; after crossing Carter Road, Inn at Glencairn is the second driveway on the left.
From the West: The the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 351 toward Philadelphia/Trenton; merge onto Route 1 North via exit on the left toward I-95 North; merge onto I-95 North toward Trenton; take Exit 7B/Route 206 North toward Lawrenceville/Princeton; follow two and a half miles (4 kms) through the village of Lawrenceville; after crossing Carter Road, Inn at Glencairn is the second driveway on the left.
GPS Coordinates: 40° 18' 42.94'' N 74° 42' 34.70'' W
Nearest airport: Trenton-Mercer Airport - 14,6 km.