Hotel Information


PPPL has arranged transportation to and from the three WOPA Designated Hotels for each day of the meeting, the reception, and banquet, eliminating the need for rental cars.

However, it is important to note that the transportation arranged by PPPL is only available to and from the 3 WOPA Designated Hotels: The Wyndham Hotel and Conference Center, the Nassau Inn, and the Marriott Residence Inn (at Princeton/South Brunswick).


To ensure you receive the negotiated WOPA conference rate, you must use the reservation procedures below for each hotel.

THE WYNDHAM Hotel and Conference CenterWyndham Hotel and Conference Center
900 Scudders Mill Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08536

The Wyndham is the closest WOPA Designated Hotel to PPPL, ~ 5 minutes by car. The hotel does provide transportation (with advance notice) within a 5 mile radius that includes the restaurants in Princeton near the Nassau Inn, and the Princeton Junction train station (on the New Jersey Transit commuter rail system).

The hotel offers great recreational activities including a full-service fitness center, racquet ball courts, an indoor pool, and extensive outdoor running path.

There are two on-site restaurants: Woodrow's Dining Room and the Forrestal Grille. The hotel is a 100% smoke-free environment, with 364 guest rooms and wooded views of a 27-acre campus-like setting.


WOPA Conference Rates for the Wyndham:
$109 + taxes / Breakfast and unlimited internet access are both included with this rate
or $99 + taxes / Breakfast is not included

To make reservations at the Wyndham and receive the conference rate call the hotel reservation desk at (+1) 609-936-4200, or fax your information to (+1) 609-936-6700, and include the meeting code: WOPP-PPPL (Please note that the code is not WOPA-PPPL).

Or, attendees may use this link to make reservations at the Wyndham Hotel.

10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542

The Nassau Inn is in the center of the Princeton, a 2-minute walk from the Princeton University main campus, and is near the route of the Princeton University shuttle bus (Tiger Transit) to PPPL. The shuttle runs ~ once per hour in the daytime.

There are ~ 20 very good restaurants within a 5 minute walk of the Inn. The Princeton 'Dinky' train station is ~ 3 minutes away by taxi, and connects to the 'Northeast Corridor Line' on the New Jersey Transit commuter rail system with trains to Newark airport (EWR) and into New York City.

Visit Nassau Inn's website for more details and to view their Photo Gallery. (Note: you can not make reservations for the WOPA Conference rate on-line)


WOPA Conference Rate for the Nassau Inn: $132 + taxes (Does not include breakfast, or internet access)

To receive the conference rate you must make reservations by one of the methods below and mention:
Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, Reservation ID# 13972

Telephone: (+1) 800-862-7728 (Toll-free - USA only)
Fax: (+1) 609 921 2684 

E-mail:   (Note: Sending credit card information via e-mail is risky)

THE MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INN Residence Inn InteriorResidence Inn kitchenette
4225 US Route 1
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08842

The Residence Inn (at Princeton/South Brunswick) is an all-suite property with fully equipped kitchens.

The hotel is located ~ 2 miles from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, and 5 miles from Princeton University's main campus and the Princeton Junction Train Station. It is just off the NJ / PA Turnpike on US Route 1.

The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to restaurants, shops, and attractions near the Nassau Inn and Princeton University, Monday through Friday 7:15 am-6:00 pm (reserved through the hotel concierge).


WOPA Conference Rate for the Residence Inn: $99 + taxes (Includes complimentary breakfast, internet, and a light dinner on Monday - Friday)

To make reservations and receive the negotiated rate:

Call the hotel directly at the numbers below by asking for the "PPPL Group" in January 2010:
(+1) 732-329-9600 or (+1) 800-331-3131 (Toll-free - USA only)
or Fax your reservation request: (+1) 732-329-8422

Or, type in the code "ppppppa" in the "Group code" box under "Special Rates & Awards" at the hotel website:


There are several other area hotels (View Listing). However, please note that PPPL will not provide transportation to or from any hotels except the three designated conference hotels above.

Some of these hotels do provide local transport (in small shuttle vans), and may be able to accommodate a small number of WOPA participants to the conference meetings at PPPL (check with the hotel desk).

Please note, they would not be able to provide transportation to the reception, or banquet, and none are within walking distance of PPPL.



Last update: December 8, 2009