Lehman Brothers, Reflagged - Crowne Plaza
Cleveland City Centre
|ATLANTA (April 18, 2005) - InterContinental Hotels Group announced
today the opening of its latest 472-room Crowne Plaza hotel in Cleveland,
with plans to complete a $2 million renovation by end of 2005. There are
now 4 Crowne Plaza hotels with more than 1,300 guestrooms in the state
of Ohio with the addition of the Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Centre. The
InterContinental Hotels Group portfolio in Ohio is represented by six of
its brands including the upper upscale, upscale, full service, limited
service, upscale extended stay and mid-scale extended stay segments with
120 hotels and more than 15,000 rooms.
"We are delighted about continuing to grow the Crowne Plaza brand in North America," said Kevin Kowalski, vice president, brand management, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts. "We look forward to delivering the Crowne Plaza experience to guests at our newest property in the Midwest."
"The hotel's downtown location is tremendous," said Shawn Kenworthy, general manager.
The Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Centre, which is owned by Lehman Brothers and managed by Driftwood Hospitality Management, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group, is located at 777 St. Clair, Cleveland, Ohio, 44114. Telephone: (216) 771-7600; Facsimile: (216) 771-5129. The hotel was formerly known as the Sheraton Cleveland City Centre.
The twenty-two story building is newly designed with contemporary decor.
Pimento's Ristorante, the hotel's restaurant, features Italian cuisine
seven days a week, offering a casual atmosphere for breakfast and lunch
and a formal setting for dinner. Pimento's Lounge and the Green Olive Bar
offer light fare and cocktails during lunch and dinner.
InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, more than 3,500 hotels and 534,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world.
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