ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group announces the conversion of the 260-room Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport hotel, following a significant renovation funded by the owner, Seatac Airport Hospitality LLC. Located just one block from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the hotel features new Crowne Plaza features, now rolling out at all Crowne Plaza hotels in the Americas.
New technology offers single Internet sign-on, free and reliable WiFi, one-click secure wireless printing, and easy access to power outlets and charging cords.
“We know our guests need to be productive when they’re on the road for work,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Americas brand management, Crowne Plaza, IHG. “Particularly at an airport hotel, where guests often feel rushed and hurried, it’s important that we provide an environment that enables them to focus on getting their work done.”
The Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport hotel provides easy access for guests needing to catch a flight, whether via the walkable sky bridge or the hotel’s complimentary airport shuttle. Guests with meetings in Seattle or those who simply need a break from work can easily access the light rail station, located on the same block as the hotel.
The hotel offers 12,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and the comprehensive Crowne Plaza meetings program, which includes a two-hour response guarantee to RFPs, a dedicated meetings director, and a daily meeting debrief.
The $9 million in renovations include complete guestroom, guest bath, and guest corridor renovations, as well as a completely new public space layout and interior design package. The hotel’s restaurant serves Pacific Northwest cuisine.
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 zones on two floors, and aromatherapy.
“We are very pleased to join the Crowne Plaza brand, which we feel is a strong fit for a growing international airport hub,” said Ken Stockdale, the hotel’s general manager. “The Crowne Plaza services and amenities we now provide will position us well to serve our share of the nearly 35 million passengers that pass through the Seattle airport each year.”