Crowne Plaza Opens in Annapolis, MD

The newly opened Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis, MD near the U.S. Naval Academy.

The newly opened Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis, MD near the U.S. Naval Academy.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the conversion of the 196-room Crowne Plaza Annapolis hotel in Maryland, located a short distance from the United States Naval Academy and the Maryland State House. With over 10,000 square feet of meeting space across 10 meeting rooms, this hotel is ideal for hosting a wide range of events including casual meetings, large-scale conferences and gala-style social events.

Guests at this Annapolis 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.

Gina LaBarre, Vice President, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, IHG said: “The Crowne Plaza brand is all about making business travel work and we know our guests are looking for a hotel brand that caters to their business needs. We are confident the
Crowne Plaza Annapolis hotel will provide our guests with the balance they are looking for to not only stay productive but also feel inspired and restored while traveling for business.”

The Crowne Plaza Annapolis hotel offers continental cuisine with a local Chesapeake flair at the on-site restaurant, Annapolis Bar and Grill.  Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy popular dishes including the Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cake. The hotel has four junior suites as well as three executive suites which offer a bar area, microwave and in-room refrigerator.

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. Additionally, as a major draw for business travelers, the hotel offers 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 take advantage of a complimentary shuttle to downtown Annapolis to enjoy attractions like shopping, waterfront restaurants, the United States Naval Academy and Maryland State House.

Dorothy Paez, General Manager said: “The Crowne Plaza Annapolis hotel is located near many businesses in downtown Annapolis, making this property an ideal choice for business travelers. We look forward to welcoming our guests with the service and unique amenities they have come to expect at a Crowne Plaza hotel.”

The hotel, located at 173 Jennifer Road, is owned by Ashford Hospitality Trust and managed by Remington Hotels.