ATLANTA (November 16, 2023) – IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, recently celebrated the opening of a new Crowne Plaza hotel in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, following a conversion and extensive renovation. Located minutes from Saint John Airport, and within walking distance to downtown Saint John, Crowne Plaza Saint John Harbour View offers guests coastal allure and unrivaled views of the port city.

Crowne Plaza Saint John Harbour View provides guests a range of spaces and amenities whether travelling for business or leisure – from the 135 premium guest rooms that provide a comforting, yet productive environment, to the 5,500 sq. ft of meeting spaces and business centre. The pet-friendly property also includes a heated indoor pool and hot tub, a fully equipped fitness centre and an arcade. An on-site restaurant, Harbourvue Horizon, celebrating local and international flavours, is open for all-day dining and is suitable for both intimate dinners and casual get-togethers. Guests will also be conveniently located near attractions such as The New Brunswick Museum, Rockwood Park, Tin Can Beach, Reversing Falls, Harbour Passage, Fort Le Tour, Fort Howe and more.

Jonathan Lund, Regional Vice President of Operations, Company Managed Premium Hotels, and Head of Canada, IHG Hotels & Resorts, said: “This opening marks the beginning of a new era for the Crowne Plaza brand in Canada. Introducing another hotel to this growing market is an exciting milestone, and we are so proud to expand Crowne Plaza and welcome a sixth Canadian property to the family. We’re excited to work with Devansh Group of Hotels to bring another premier IHG property to the East Coast.”

IHG collaborated with owner and manager Devansh Group of Hotels for the conversion and renovation to the Crowne Plaza Saint John Harbour View. Headquartered in Ontario, Devansh Group of Hotels’ scope extends from real estate management to the acquisition and development of hospitality enterprises across various provinces in Canada.

Dev Patel, Founder & CEO at Devansh Group of Hotels, said: “We are thrilled to work with IHG Hotels & Resorts and welcome guests through the doors of Crowne Plaza Saint John Harbour View. The extensive IHG One Rewards loyalty programme and global market presence are just some of the reasons we decided to bring this property to life. Crowne Plaza is a premium, world-renowned hotel brand, and we’re confident we will deliver exceptional experiences for guests traveling to Saint John.”

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, with more than 520 open or in pipeline properties in major urban centres, gateway cities and resort destination. This hotel joins two other Crowne Plaza locations on the East Coast: Crowne Plaza Fredericton-Lord Beaverbrook and Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown. The brand’s accelerated growth plan includes the renovation of 70 percent of its existing Americas estate by 2025 and the addition of more than 120 new global hotels.

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