Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts launches in Bangladesh

Dhaka, 15 January 2023IHG Hotels & Resorts has opened\ its first Crowne Plaza hotel in Bangladesh in partnership with Doreen Hotels & Resorts in the heart of Gulshan 2, the prime central business and residential district in Dhaka.  Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, with more than 400 hotels in major cities and resort locations in 65 countries. With a deep understanding of the needs of today’s global traveller, Crowne Plaza is renowned for its Work/Life blend, encouraging guests to move seamlessly between business and leisure with purposeful multi-functional rooms, flexible workspaces, inspired restaurant and dining experiences and energizing social spaces.

As Dhaka continues to be a sought-after destination for both business and gateway for leisure travellers, IHG has added to the thriving city by opening the first Crowne Plaza hotel in Bangladesh in this truly unique capital city, which is teeming with Bengali cultural traditions. With smartly designed social spaces, guestrooms and suites, multitasking guests can easily accomplish what they need to while on the road.

Introducing Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan

Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan is a 25-minute drive from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and also boasts access to some of the area’s most coveted attractions. Being in an affluent neighbourhood and at a convenient distance from the city centre, shopping malls, popular restaurants, the hotel will be a great choice for leisure travellers. As the highly secure zone of Gulshan also houses multiple embassies, expat residential areas, business houses and head offices of Banks, Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan will also be an excellent option for guests traveling to Dhaka for business.

Designed for maximum comfort and convenience, 149 state-of-the-art spacious guest rooms and suites feature sleek furnishings, complemented by a full range of amenities.

Inspired Restaurant & Bars experiences

Inspired restaurants and bar concepts sit at the heart of the hotel. Guest will have an array of choices with experienced chefs creating varied menu across the venues. The Deli – A fun happy place at lobby level to enjoy bakery and sweet delicacies paired with classic coffee and tea selections. Oasis Lounge – A casual lounge, perfect for conversations along with home-made desserts & drinks. The Flair – An all-day dining restaurant where diners can savour the delectable flavours of Asian, Indian, and Western cuisines alike. The Beast – A Latin American fine steak lounge on the 26th floor, where guests can enjoy their meal in a warm, wood-panelled dining area overlooking the green and fascinating skyline of Dhaka.

Hotel facilities and experiences

The hotel features an inviting free-form outdoor swimming pool and sundeck with a sunbathing area situated on the rooftop, and hotel gym offers 24-hours fitness with cardio and strength equipment, with personal holistic support.

Banqueting and meeting rooms are also available for a variety of functions, including memorable weddings, social parties, and large business conferences. The meeting facilities include a Ballroom and multiple meeting rooms accommodating anywhere from 150-200 guests.

Tanzeer Alam Siddique, Managing Director Doreen Hotels & Resorts said, “We are delighted to be partnering with IHG Hotels & Resorts to open the first Crowne Plaza hotel in Bangladesh. This hotel will further strengthen Dhaka’s offering for both business and leisure travellers who are looking for a quality hospitality experience. The launch of Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan further reinforces the economic prosperity and growth of the hospitality industry in Bangladesh”.

Speaking on the property, Karthi VK, General Manager, Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan commented, “We are delighted to introduce Crowne Plaza, one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, to Dhaka, Bangladesh and look forward to welcoming modern travellers to experience our restorative guestrooms as well as our flexible and energizing public spaces, providing guests with a seamless experience to rest, unwind and stay productive. The entire team is enthusiastic and look forward to welcoming our guests with the warmth of true hospitality that IHG Hotels & Resorts is known for.”

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