Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa

Last year when our parents turned 60, my sister and I were thinking about what we should give them as a present. As my mother dropped several times how she would love it to visit Canada one day to visit our cousin living there, we decided to gift them the plane tickets to Canada and…

Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport

As we would be leaving on an early flight from Brussels to Malta we either had the option of travelling on the first train in the morning from Antwerp to Brussels Airport or stay at an airport hotel.

Six not too obvious cities to discover

Where next? We have been travelling together since 2013. Together or separately, we have fallen under the charm of some cities we didn’t expect to.

Crowne Plaza Montpellier

After arriving from Toulouse I walked to the hotel from the station, my first view of the hotel was one of amazement, such a modern building right next to the historic city centre. Upon check-in I told the clerk behind the desk that I had 2 separate reservations at which he replied that that was…

Crowne Plaza Toulouse

After my train trip all the way from Antwerp to Toulouse, I had quite a late arrival in the Crowne Plaza Toulouse. Luckily the hotel is located smack-bang in the middle of the city centre, right next to the Capitole, and only a short metro trip away from the station. Upon arrival the very friendly…

Fawlty Towers in real life, a stay at the Crowne Plaza Belgrade

The Crowne Plaza Belgrade is located in the ‘new’ part of Belgrade, Novi Beograd, across the Sava River from the city centre. While it is located in the building complex of the Sava Centar exhibition and conference centre and ideally suited if you are attending an event there it is not as suitably located when…

Crowne Plaza Heidelberg, the ideal base to discover the Rhine-Neckar area

Heidelberg is a small university town located in Baden-Wurttemberg situated on the river Neckar in South-West Germany. It is located in the densely populated Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, close to Mannheim. The main tourist attractions are the baroque style old town, the old bridge and of course the castle overlooking the city.

Crowne Plaza Hamburg City Alster

  The Crowne Plaza Hamburg City Alster is located in a residential neighbourhood along the Alster a few stops along the U3 from the main station (Hamburg Hbf) and city centre.