Crescent to operate the Crowne Plaza JFK Airport hotel

(The 330-room Crowne Plaza hotel is the closest hotel to John F. Kennedy International Airport, and has 5,000 square feet of function space.)

Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the Crowne Plaza JFK Airport Hotel. Crescent, based in Fairfax, Va., is an operator of hotels and resorts throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The 330-room Crowne Plaza hotel is the closest hotel to John F. Kennedy International Airport. The hotel offers a free JFK Airport shuttle and access to attractions such as Resorts World Casino, Belmont Park, Aqueduct Racetrack, Green Acres Shopping Mall, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and all New York City attractions.

“The Crowne Plaza JFK aligns well with our expertise in operating hotels at gateway airports throughout the U.S.,” Michael George, president and CEO of Crescent Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “Our unique approach as an elite hotel manager, combined with our extensive experience in the greater New York Metropolitan area and other major gateways, will help to maximize the potential of this great hotel.”

The Crowne Plaza JFK Airport Hotel offers standard rooms as well as suites, the onsite Idlewild Restaurant, a 24-hour business center and a 24/7 fitness center with a Zen and yoga room. Hotel amenities also include complimentary parking, a lobby market and more. The hotel’s onsite Crowne meeting director also helps guests plan meetings and conferences with 5,000 square feet across nine function space options.

In addition to the Idlewild restaurant, the property also offers the Neil Armstrong Dining Room and Igor Sikorsky Dining room, two private dining venues seating 20 or 14 guests, respectively. The venues are designed for corporate events and catered functions.