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The Independent Enfield Hotel and Conference Center
Branded Crowne Plaza Enfield-Springfield


ATLANTA (July 8, 2005) - InterContinental Hotels Group announced today the opening of its newest Crowne Plaza hotel in Enfield, Conn. The 174-room hotel just completed a $4 million renovation. The InterContinental Hotels Group portfolio in Connecticut is represented by four of its brands including the upscale, full service, limited service and mid-scale extended stay segments with 17 hotels and more than 2,500 rooms.

"This is the 10th hotel to be added to the Crowne Plaza portfolio in North America this year," said Kevin Kowalski, vice president, brand management, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts.  "We are delighted to add to our Northeastern portfolio of hotels. 

The Crowne Plaza Enfield-Springfield, which is owned and managed by Imperial Hotel Group, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group, is located at 1 Bright Meadow Blvd., Enfield, Conn., 06082.  Telephone: (860) 741-2211; Facsimile: (860) 741-6917. The hotel was formerly known as the Enfield Hotel and Conference Center.

The six-story traditional-style hotel's $4 million renovations include: updates to the guest lobby and concierge lounge, new furniture in guestrooms and pool areas, as well as new wallpaper and light fixtures in guestroom hallways.  Additionally, the hotel has added a brand new state-of-the-art business center will be fully equipped with computers, printers, fax machines, telephones and a copy machine.  The hotel is now completely wireless as well as wired in the guestrooms; and high-speed Internet access is complimentary to guests.

Guestroom amenities include: voice mail, coffee maker, hair dryer, make-up mirror, iron and ironing board and high speed Internet access. The Crowne Plaza Enfield-Springfield has two tennis courts, sand volleyball, shuffleboard, half court basketball, indoor and outdoor pools, indoor whirlpool, fitness center and sauna. Dolce, the hotel's restaurant managed by the Aqua Group, features casual Italian cuisine seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Crowne Plaza Enfield-Springfield has 12,000 sq.-ft. of function space including two ballrooms, six meeting rooms and an outdoor area with gazebo.

The property is conveniently located off I-91 just over the Massachusetts border in northern Connecticut. The hotel is within walking distance to several restaurants and entertainment venues. Six Flags New England, the Yankee Candle Flagship store, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Meadows Music Theater, Bushnell Theater and Hartford Civic Center are also just minutes away. A short drive from the hotel: Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory.

As part of the InterContinental Hotels Group global portfolio, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts has more than 200 hotels in 48 countries, and are located in major urban centers, gateway cities and resort destinations. 


Stephanie Yudin  Monica Smith
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts

Also See: Executive Hotel Management Rebrands the 197-room Radisson Knoxville to Crowne Plaza; Plans a $1.5 million Renovation / June 2005
The Former Holiday Inn Lake Placid Completes Renovation, Reflagged Crowne Plaza Lake Placid Resort / July 2005

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