Crowne Plaza Stamford in Stamford, CT

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Crowne Plaza Stamford in Stamford, CT 

Description of the
hotel 

Crowne Plaza Stamford is a unique hotel and conference
center that is strategically located in Stamford downtown between Merritt
Parkway and I-95. The hotel is just one hour away from Hartford and barely 40
minutes from the city of New York. Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel is a perfect
location for any formal and informal event because of its serenity and
proximity to travelling infrastructure including several highways as well as
the Amtrak and Metro-North rail services. The hotel is offering its customers
up to 440 sleeping rooms that are smoke free. These are accompanied by Sweet
Sleeper beds that ensure guests wake up well-rested and motivated to start off
their days. The hotel also has welcoming, professional kitchen staff that
ensures that guests are served with the most delicious and fresh foods and
beverages. From the appetizers, custom menu, to desserts, the culinary team at
Crowne Plaza Stamford creates memorable experiences for all the guests. The
event and meeting spaces at the Conference Center enable attendees to have the
most enjoyable meetings due to the large foyers and natural lighting that
promote formal engagement. Crowne Plaza Stamford offers excellent accommodation
accompanied by welcoming services including an indoor pool, free WiFi, and a
24-hour fitness center.

Location

Crowne Plaza Stamford is a business-oriented hotel located
in a serene and quiet environment away from the city center. It is situated in
Stamford, Connecticut which is a suburban area. The hotel is within 2
kilometers of the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, the First Presbyterian Church,
and Ferguson Library. It is also within 3 kilometers of Gaynor Brennan Gold
Course and the Stamford Center for Arts. 

Types/rate of rooms

Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel has 352 air-conditioned guest rooms
that provide phones, safes, and coffee makers. The clean and well-organized
rooms have televisions which are accompanied by cable channels. The guests are
also able to stay connected due to the available free WiFi installed in all the
rooms. The rooms are also fitted with free toiletries and hair dryers which
guests are permitted to use at their comfort. Standard desks and ironing boards
are available in all the room as the management keeps in mind that the guests
would need to be neat at all times. Crowne Plaza Stamford has variable room
rates ranging from $179 to $209. The prices different with the type of rooms
booked. Below is a list of room options available at the hotel. 


 
 
 

Sleeps
 
 
 

Room type
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

King Leisure room- non-smoking
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

Double room with 2 double beds
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

Suite with 2 double beds-non-smoking
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

Standard double room
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

King suite-non-smoking
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

King room Hearing access with Roll-in shower
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

King room hearing accessibility/disability access with tub
 
 
 
 
 

Double
 
 
 

Executive suite- non-smoking
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

2 double beds with roll-in shower and hearing accessible-non-smoking 
 
 
 
 
 

Double 
 
 
 

2 double beds- Disability/ hearing accessible- non-smoking 
 
 




Hotel features/amenities

Crowne Plaza Stamford has several features that are aimed at
meeting the health and lifestyle needs of guests. These include services and
products that are meant for all consumer groups including children, youths,
adults, and the special population. Some of the key features/amenities include:


1)24-hour fitness and wellness center

Crowne Plaza Stamford management understands that while
traveling and rest are basic needs for all guests, it is important to be physically
fit in order to stay focused. Because of this reason, the hotel has a fully
equipped gymnasium and fitness center where guests are able to get different
wellness options including Yoga, aerobics, and weight training. 



Fitness centre-- Crowne Plaza Stamford

The fitness center is usually opened between 11.59 PM and
12.00 AM. It is located on the lobby level and is only accessible to the guests
and staff. Crowne Plaza Stamford has equipped the center with different
equipment including a treadmill, stair steppers, recumbent bike, free weights,
exercise bikes, and exercise balls. In addition, the hotel has other
recreational options for guests who love working out in the outdoor
environment. Outdoor facilities that are available include basketball, jogging,
outdoor tennis courts, badminton, and swimming. 

2)Dining services 

The management at Crowne Plaza Stamford understands that
every visitor must be refueled wherever and whenever they are. As such, the
facility ensures that it offers drink and food options that are enjoyable
throughout the day including lighter meals and fine dining in the on-site
lounge and restaurants. A significant dining service that the hotel offers is
in-room dining services which constitute full menu with a range of food
varieties. This is usually served between 6.00 AM to 11.00 PM. The main dining
facilities in the hotel include:

Hotel restaurants—
The restaurant located inside the hotel is Restaurant
2701 found at the hotel lobby. The restaurant offers all guests a full
service American Fusion menu in a cozy setting. The menu includes a complete
breakfast set, omelets, sides, sushi, salads, burgers and sandwiches, and
entrees. the foods are quite affordable as their prices range from $4 to $30.
It is also accompanied by an annex bar which offers premium spirits, cocktails,
and champagne. 



Restaurant 2701—Crowne Plaza Stamford 

Soosh Restaurant—Part
of the restaurant is Soosh which is also located at the lobby. This facility
features Japanese cuisine and is known for its Chilean sea bass signature. The
Soosh restaurant offers both lunch and dinner; thus, it is always opened from
11.00 AM to 10.00 PM and from 11.00 AM to 3.00 PM. 

3)Business services



Business center-- Crowne Plaza Stamford

Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel understands that although the
guests may be far from their offices or homes, they would still need to remain
productive and well-connected. Because of this, the hotel has ensured that it
has a fully-equipped on-site business center that offer services that meet the
needs of the guests. The hotel has a strong WiFi connection which is accessible
by all guests staying within the Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel. The business
center also has computer equipment including a printer and a copying machine
that serve customers frequently. The business center is opened 24 hours a day and
is less than 0.4 miles away from the hotel which makes is accessible to the
guests. 

4)Amenities within the hotel

Quality amenities are key features that must frequently be
offered to ensure that hotel guests are satisfied. Crowne Plaza Stamford
ensures that all the details about the hotel property as well as its amenities
are available to all the visitors. Such information ranges from the onsite
internet availability to parking and laundry services; this information
enhances guests’ stay at the hotel. One of the key amenities at Crowne Plaza
Stamford is the available, convenient parking spaces. Visitors can comfortably
park their vehicles at the hotel at a fee of only $10. There are, however, no
complimentary daily or valet parking options. 

There are several convenience amenities that are available
to guests in the hotel. The management has always recruited a bellman/porter who
ensures that the guests’ luggage are delivered safely to their respective
rooms. There is also an ATM/cash machine within the facility which allows
guests to access funds whenever they feel like. Crowne Plaza Stamford has also
established a fridge hire, ice machine, and vending machines that ensure guests
get quality services which would be available to them at the comfort of their
homes. Another service that is offered at the hotel is housekeeping and
laundry. Crowne Plaza Stamford understands that visitors may not get the time
to do their personal cleaning. The management, therefore, arranges for daily
laundry cleaning, daily housekeeping, and other several full housekeeping
services. 

Checking-in and check-out are also key information about the
hotel facility. Visitors are expected to check in at 3.00 PM and check out at
11.00 AM. The hotel restricts the checking time and does not permit any late
check outs. It is also indicated in the hotel policy that the minimum age for
check-in is 21. Another significant amenity at Crowne Plaza Stamford is the
credit card permitted. The management accepts all credit cards including
MasterCard, JCB, Diners Club, Visa, Carte Blanche, Discover, and American
Express. 

Events/Meeting Services
 

Crowne Plaza Stamford offers several event and meeting
services for different corporate organizations and groups. Apart from the
corporate events, Crowne Plaza Stamford frequently holds weddings and other
family functions in the ambient hotel space which can accommodate hundreds of people
in a sitting. The meeting spaces are fitted with basic facilities including
audio visual equipment and fast internet facilities. The common meeting spaces
in the facility include governors’ suite, international ballroom, meeting room,
Ethan Allen, State ballroom, and gazebo. With the help of the management team,
individuals and companies are able to select the right space that would create
a productive meeting environment. 



Governor’s suit—                             
     Meeting room—Crowne Plaza
Stamford 

The total number of meeting rooms in the hotel is 17 with
each having the largest capacity of 800 people. The current total area
allocated for the meeting space is 39,000 square feet. This number is
accommodative and is enough to serve over 5000 visitors within a day. The
management also ensures that the meetings and events held at the hotel are
successful. This is achieved through the involvement of the hotel staff in the
event and meeting planning; they are always willing to help groups come up with
manageable schedules and budgets. Crowne Plaza Stamford also has several
planning tools necessary for meeting and event organizers which are available
online and in print form. They include planning timeline, expense checklist,
layouts and capacities, meeting planning guide, event menus, and banquet
listings. 

Attractions near the
hotel

Crowne Plaza Stamford guests do not have to be confined
within the hotel during their visit. There are different attraction sites in
the near locations that are worth exploring. The two potential points of
interest are: the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium and Stamford Town Centre. 

Norwalk Maritime
Aquarium—This aquarium is located only 10 miles away from the hotel. Maritime
Aquarium has inspired millions of people to protect and appreciate the Island
ecosystem and the global environment through environmental education, marine
conservation and living exhibits. This particular attraction site currently showcases
75 exhibits with over 2,700 marine species and preserves endangered aquatic life
including river otters, shark, jellies, and rays. 

Stamford Town Centre--Guests
who have been to Stamford Town Center knows that this is not just a simple
town. It is composed of entertainment sites that have remained bellowed
landmark for the downtown residents. The Center provides array of attractions
and stores including Armani Exchange, Apple Saks Fifth Avenue, Williams-Sonoma,
the American Eagle, and Barnes & Noble. Since it opened in 2007, The Plaza
also acts as an attraction point accompanied by more than seven quality
restaurants preparing delicious meals including Mitchell’s Fish market and the
Capital Grille. Visitors at Crowne Plaza Stanford are able to join free
performances and events held at the Town Center. Among these are the Bluesday Tuesday
concert, Holidays in Harmony music festival, and Breast Cancer Awareness show. 

An exemplary Passover program

One of the unique programs that the
hotel offers is Pesach which is usually presented by Brooklyn Jewish Xperience
(BJX) every year. Renowned for its remarkable, enthusiastic, and inspiring shiurim and innovative programs, BJX
always team up with Crowne Plaza Stamford’s catering services to give guests
most uncompromising experience! The Pesach program is accompanied with Viennese
tables and succulent buffets, hypnotics, a tot program, illusionists, day camp,
a teen program, and a scrumptious tea room. An exceptional experience about the
hotel’s Pesach program is the offered spiritual nourishment and seminars that
equip guests with the tools for improving their interpersonal wellbeing,
parenting skills, marriage, and their relationship with Hashem. 

How to reserve a
hotel

Booking a hotel at Crowne Plaza Stamford is one of the
easier steps to get the room of preference. All that one requires is to click
the “Book Now” tab on the company’s website where they can fill in all the
necessary booking details. Some of the basic information that guests are
expected to fill in are: the destination (address, city, and airport), check-in
date, and check-out date. Other information that may be significant includes
number of rooms, number of adults and children, corporate ID, as well as rate
preference. Once these are filled, one can proceed to check whether the room
selected is available. 

Extra considerations

Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel has a unique feature, Crowne
Plaza Sleep Advantage program that ensures that guests are able to learn a
healthy sleep experience. It involves training of staff on how guests can be
made comfortable through a created and maintained restful environment. Because
of its great performance, the Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel continues to receive
many guests from different cities.