Palmer House Overview

Princeton University’s charming, 19th century guesthouse offers patrons the finest in genuine hospitality, numerous guest services, amenities and personalized attention for our distinguished guests. We strive to provide the finest in comfort and overnight accommodations for official University guests.

Palmer House features nine charming, custom-decorated guest rooms equipped with queen or full-size beds, private bath, telephone with voicemail and free local calling, Internet and e-mail capabilities, cable television and complimentary room amenities.

Restaurant Associates, one of the nation’s leading hospitality companies, operates Palmer House as well as the Prospect House faculty club, Genomics Café, EQuad Café and Café 701 with a commitment to quality that Princeton University guests have experienced for over 17 years.

Meal service for room guests includes complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon tea service (on request) served each day in our bright, charming Solarium.  For additional meals, the innkeeper will be happy to provide a listing of recommended local restaurants within walking distance of Palmer House.

Palmer House also provides full-service catering to University departments as well as University faculty and staff for personal events. You may inquire about holding your next party or special event at Palmer House by calling 609.258.3715 or via e-mail at

Use of Palmer House

Overnight accommodations at Palmer House are open to official guests of Princeton University exclusively.  Catered events at Palmer House are open to all University departments, employees and non-University groups booked through the office of Conference and Event Services.

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