Crowne Plaza opens in Stamford

Crowne Plaza opens in Stamford

InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the 355-room Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel, following a significant renovation funded by Montreal-based owner, Rosdev Corporation.

With a capacity for more than 1,600 guests and over 30,000 square feet of meeting space, this hotel is ideal for hosting a wide range of events including casual meetings, large-scale conferences and gala-style social events.

Guests at the newest Stamford hotel will experience the Crowne Plaza brand’s new “Always On” enhancements that are focused on connectivity, wellness and productivity. The 24-hour business center features U-Connect, the hospitality industry’s leading business center solution while new technology offers single Internet sign-on, free and reliable Wi-Fi, one-click secure wireless printing and easy access to power outlets and charging cords. The hotel also features an Energy Essentials Wellness Station with healthy snacks and drinks to help guests stay energized and balanced to perform at their best.

“This newest addition to the Crowne Plaza portfolio of hotels will provide guests with the amenities and top-notch services they need to be productive when they’re on the road for work,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Americas Brand Management, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, IHG. “Our guests are looking for a hotel that caters to their business needs so it’s important that we provide an environment that enables them to focus on getting their work done.”

Formerly an independent hotel, the Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel has a wide selection of dining options at its two onsite restaurants. With its annex bar serving premium sprints, wine and cocktails, Restaurant 2701 features a variety of American Fusion dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Japanese Sushi restaurant, Soosh, is known for its signature Chilean Sea Bass. The hotel has 23 junior suites as well as one presidential suite which offers an open floor plan with a full kitchen and in-suite dining and living rooms. All standard guest rooms include an iron, ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker and complimentary high speed internet access is available throughout the entire hotel.

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The hotel features the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage® program, which encompasses the entire sleep experience, from training staff on how to create and maintain a restful environment to providing innovative products and services such as signature bedding, designated quiet zone floor and aromatherapy.

Conveniently situated in downtown Stamford, hotel guests are only a 45 minute train ride outside of New York City. Business travelers can take advantage of the Crowne Plaza brand’s reputation as the ideal choice for meetings and events. The hotel features the comprehensive Crowne Plaza meetings program, which includes a two-hour response guarantee to RFPs, a dedicated meetings director and a daily meeting debrief. Those in town for leisure can enjoy the various dining and shopping options in downtown Stamford.

“The Crowne Plaza services and amenities, as well as our close proximity to New York City, will make us a choice hotels for both business and leisure travelers in the Stamford area,” said Michael Moser, Crowne Plaza Stamford general manager.