InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened the 201-room Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo hotel in Ontario, following a renovation funded by the owner, Vista Hospitality Group. Located at 105 King Street East, the hotel has eight suites, including a presidential suite with multiple rooms, a Jacuzzi and a fireplace.
This hotel is the fourth Crowne Plaza location in Ontario and the eighth in Canada. The hotel is within walking distance to several corporate offices, including Google, Manulife, Rogers and more, as well as federal and provincial government buildings. The hotel is also near two major Canadian universities – the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, and well-positioned to access planned light rail transit.
The hotel offers 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and the Crowne Plaza meetings program. This program includes amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi access, SMART Table connectivity and a 24 hour business center.
With more than $10.9 million invested by the owner in the renovation, all guestrooms and the fitness center were completely revamped. Guests have access to a bowling alley, mini putt and yoga studio, as well as a swimming pool, sauna and squash courts. Menu selections are offered at the lounge and bar, including healthy food options on the breakfast menu.