Crowne Plaza Heads For China's Silicon Valley

The InterContinental Hotels Group says the opening of its fifth Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beijing is slated to open in July 2008.

The Crowne Plaza Zhongguancun Beijing lies in the bustling Zhongguancun area, which is often referred to as China's Silicon Valley.

Each of the hotel's 300 guestrooms and suites offer panoramic city views and a vast spectrum of facilities, including high-speed Internet access, mini-bar, and electronic safe, natural light bathroom with separate rain forest shower stall, 37-inch flat screen LCD television and generous floor space starting from 45 square meters.

For large events, the hotel offers a 480-square-meter ballroom, plus 10 multifunction rooms ideal for small to medium-sized meetings or banquets. The ballroom can sit comfortably 300 people, and it features state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, wireless broadband Internet access, and LCD projections. A dedicated Crowne Meeting Team ensures seamless operation of every event.