Crowne Plaza Opens Near Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport

ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the 290-room Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport hotel as the newest addition to the portfolio of Phoenix hotels in the IHG family of brands. The 10-story property, a conversion from an independent hotel, has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation and is the third hotel for the Crowne Plaza brand in Phoenix.

“We are pleased to expand the Crowne Plaza brand in a major U.S. market, especially in such a convenient location for business travelers,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Americas brand management, upscale brands, IHG. “We know our guests need to be productive when they’re on the road for work, and our hotels offer the service and amenities that enable them to be successful.”

The hotel features a 24-hour business center, 24-hour airport shuttle service, and 18,000 square feet of meeting space, including 13 meeting rooms and a ballroom. The hotel also offers complimentary covered parking for hotel guests and a well-equipped fitness center. Presidential and junior suites come with king beds, in-room safes, marble bathrooms and flat screen TVs. Guests can enjoy full-service dining and bar services at The Post, featuring contemporary American cuisine, and Perch, serving signature cocktails and regional beers and wines with light eating options.


Funded by CHPH, all guestrooms, meeting space, public areas, and dining spaces have been renovated in a contemporary style with muted tones. Additionally, a 2,500-square-foot deck has been added to the outdoor heated pool.

“We’re incredibly excited to align ourselves with a major upscale global hotel brand focused on productivity,” said Darlene Heavlin, the hotel’s general manager. “Our unique location as the airport’s closest hotel and direct connections to public transport and airport services enable us to attract both traditional business travelers and airline crews.”