Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Expands in Boston Metro Area
Fourth Boston-area Crowne Plaza hotel opens after $10 million renovation
ATLANTA - IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, today announced that the Crowne Plaza Boston-Newton opened on May 14, after extensive renovations and a conversion from a Sheraton hotel. Just minutes from Boston College, Harvard, and other Boston Universities --the hotel’s planned renovation will cover all areas from wallcoverings to carpets.
Conveniently located along the Massachusetts Turnpike, the 270-room Crowne Plaza is just four minutes outside Boston and eight minutes from Logan International Airport. The Newton location joins three Crowne Plaza properties in the Boston area including: Boston-Natick, Nashua and Worcester-Downtown.
“Boston is considered the economic and cultural center of the region, and there are many local businesses, medical facilities and educational institutions surrounding the Newton hotel, making it an ideal location for a Crowne Plaza,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Brand Management, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, and the Americas.
Amenities at the Crowne Plaza Boston-Newton include indoor heated pool, fitness center and business center. The hotel’s restaurant, Martha’s, serves continental and American cuisine.
The hotel features the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage®, available at all Crowne Plaza hotels in the Americas. Sleep Advantage encompasses the entire sleep experience, from training staff on how to create and maintain a restful environment to providing innovative products and services. Program components include signature bedding, guaranteed wake-up calls, designated quiet zones, night lights, drape clips and amenities such as eye masks, ear plugs and lavender spray.
Also consistent with the Crowne Plaza brand, the hotel offers a comprehensive meetings program to ensure a seamless planning process and exceptional meeting experience consisting of three key components: a Two Hour Response Guarantee, Crowne Meetings Director and a Daily Meetings Debrief. The hotel has five spacious meeting rooms with 7,000 square feet of flexible, upscale meeting space, including a 4,000 square foot ballroom with a scenic view of the Boston skyline.
The property, located at 320 Washington St., Newton, Ma., is owned and managed by Bowden Hospitality Newton, LLC, and under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group.
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts participates in IHG’s guest loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards. The industry’s first and largest guest loyalty program has 43 million members. Priority Club Rewards membership is free and guests can enroll by logging on at priorityclub.com, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG’s more than 4,200 hotels worldwide.
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