CROWNE PLAZA HOUSTON DOWNTOWN

CROWNE PLAZA HOUSTON DOWNTOWN

1700 Smith St., Houston, TX 77002 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.5 Star Downtown property
29.75356 -95.37273
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4.0/ 5

Based on 253 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • The Avg. Group Saves 25.7%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 259 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 3:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 13 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Theatre District, Museums, Shopping, Restaurants, Nightlife, The Arts, Parks, Hermann Park and Zoo

Customer Reviews of Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown

4.0 out of 5. Based on 253 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

The Crowne Plaza Houston-Downtown provides the location, facilities and service that make us the ideal selection in the Central Business District. Our 259 guestrooms are designed for maximum comfort each featuring individual climate control, 25-inch screen televisions featuring ONCOMMAND ® movies and Internet service, desktop data ports, guest voice mail, full-size ironing board and iron, hair dryers, in-room coffee station and all rooms are fully equipped with electronic locks. Guests can enjoy working out in our state of the art fitness center; enjoy dining in our highly regarded Brazos Restaurant or relaxing at the bar, both of which offer great areas to network or enjoy the Game Of The Day. Every major Downtown attraction, such as the Bayou Place Entertainment Center, Theatre District, Minute Maid Park – Home of the Astros, and the George R. Brown Convention Center are within walking distance. Individual guests can take advantage of the hotel’s Complimentary Downtown Shuttle service or a short ride via the complimentary Metro Trolley System. Soon you will also be able to take in Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets at our new Downtown arena! Conveniently located 15 minutes from Reliant Park, 3.5 miles to the Texas Medical Center, 30 minutes from Bush Intercontinental Airport, and 15 minutes from William P. Hobby Airport. Shuttle services available each way via Airport Express. Group and VIP transportation services can be arraigned on site.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 12 Noon
Check Out: 3:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2004
Floors: 12
Rooms: 259
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 259
Handicap Rooms: 20
Suites: 19
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 13 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 11000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 350 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 12p.m.-12a.m.
Pool Info:
Outdoor Pool is located on the second floor, open 7am - 10pm. Can accommodate up to 125 ppl.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - 24 hours
Nightly Parking: 24.0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 17.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 17.00%
City Tax: 11.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.25%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.25%
Other Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 24.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Person
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 150.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 50.00 Per Night
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 7.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 14.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Games room
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Bust International - 25 miles Hobby - 12 miles Airport Express available for $30 round-trip from Bush and $26 round-trip from Hobby Taxis: Bush - $45.00 Hobby - $25.00,Complimentary hotel shuttle within the downtown area.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary hotel shuttle within the downtown area.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.
Previously known as:
Crowne Plaza, Crowne Plaza Downtown Houston

Hotel Rate Trends at Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown

This chart illustrates averages of sleeping room prices for both group rates and the best online individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 49.8% in February 2014 and the highest average individual rate is $240 in the month of February 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown.

Feel free to use the Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Houston event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Bluebonnet Ballroom 77 x 58 x 12 4868 250/300 284 260 80 70 60 30/24 500 500 487
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Bluebonnet Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4868 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
77 x 58 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Bayou Ballroom 59 x 34 x 12 1836 153/153 107 70 44 53 44 20/18 204 184 184
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Bayou Ballroom

Can be divided into 3 sections.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1836 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
59 x 34 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Whitehall Room 35 x 29 x 12 1015 84/84 59 42 24 29 24 6/5 113 102 102
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Whitehall Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1015 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
35 x 29 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Cougar Room 20 x 37 x 10 740 62/62 43 31 18 21 18 5/4 82 74 74
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Cougar Room

Flat Screen TV in Room.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
740 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 37 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Gulf Coast A 20 x 24 x 11 486 40/40 28 20 12 14 12 3/2 54 49 49
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Gulf Coast A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
486 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 24 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Gulf Coast B 20 x 28 x 11 560 24/30 18 14 18 16 18 --/-- 32 40 --
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Gulf Coast B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
560 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 28 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Houston A 17 x 27 x 11 459 38/38 27 19 11 13 11 3/2 51 46 46
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Houston A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
459 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
17 x 27 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Houston B 17 x 34 x 11 578 48/48 34 24 14 17 14 4/3 64 58 58
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Houston B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
578 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
17 x 34 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Diplomat Boardroom 22 x 13 x 10 286 --/-- -- -- -- -- 12 --/-- -- -- --
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Diplomat Boardroom

Flat screen TV in room.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
286 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
22 x 13 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Ambassador 16 x 35 x 10 560 47/47 33 23 13 16 13 4/3 62 56 56
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Ambassador

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
560 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
16 x 35 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Executive 22 x 21 x 10 462 38/38 -- 19 11 13 11 3/2 51 46 46
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Executive

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
462 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
22 x 21 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Atrium 30 x 30 x 0 900 75/75 52 -- -- -- -- --/-- -- 90 --
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Atrium

Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
900 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
30 x 30 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Pool Deck 63 x 84 x 0 5292 --/-- -- -- -- -- -- --/-- -- 120 --
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Pool Deck

Room Type:
Pool Deck
Total Size:
5292 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 84 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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