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Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington DC-Rockville
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Research Court, Rockville, MD 20850   |  
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Houston, Texas
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“Wedding & Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We began planning this wedding a year out. While planning weddings is inherently difficult and complex, this wedding was even more so, as we had to do it from afar. As a military family, the parents were trying to plan the wedding in Maryland, from Texas. The bride and groom were stationed in Missouri, and the guests came from across the globe. Laura Tinsman was the wedding planner. She was nothing short of superb. While we visited many hotels in a wide area from Dulles to DC, none exhibited the professionalism, the knowledge, the experience or the motivation to assist us in a very difficult wedding schedule that Laura provided. She handled everything from the rooms, to the wedding set up, to all the ancillary, yet critical details. In the areas where she was not directly responsible, she provided a list of exceptional vendors. Laura "cared" and treated us as her own. The hotel staff was friendly and extremely accommodating in every way. Simply outstanding, in every area. A wonderful experience.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Friendswood, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Although my husband and I live in Texas, my daughter was getting married in Maryland. So after looking at many, many different hotel venues, we chose the Crowne Plaza in Rockville. That was the absolutely best choice we could have made! Every aspect of the hotel was done with the highest quality and professionalism! Their event planner is top-notch and not only met all of our needs, but exceeded them! Even before we knew we had a need, she could foresee them and solved all! The rooms were very nice! Clean, spacious and decorately beautifully. Also, the location is great because you are just 5 minutes from the train into Washington DC. I highly, highly recommend the Rockville Crowne Plaza and give this entire hotel and their staff an A+!

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We held our daughters bat mitzvah here a few weekends ago. We had about a dozen guests who stayed at the hotel and enjoyed the clean, spacious guest rooms. The front desk clerks were friendly and efficient. The bat mitzvah itself was lovely. We had 150 people at the event. Laura who is in charge of the events planning was amazing and took care of every detail. Chef Bud and his assistant Dario did a fantastic job on the food. Everybody who attended the event was extremely impressed. From the cocktail hour and appetizers to the sit down luncheon, everything was well done and immaculately prepared. We will definitely hold our next major event at the Crowne Plaza and we have already referred other people to the hotel both for events and to stay for a few nights. You will be thrilled with this hotel!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Well Located Hotel with Van Access to Metro. Located in Business area---very quiet. Rooms were spotless and were very nice overlooking main atrium of hotel. Parking is easy and free. Restaurants were very good and reasonable priced. I would definitely stay there again

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This was my only second stay at Crowne Plaza hotel. The room was nice and large. They provided their usual bedtime spray, which really helps a lot to fall asleep and stay asleep. Big plus for someone tired and wanting to rest.
The downside of the hotel is the location, it is quite far away from the metro station, so car is a must if you want to get anywhere around.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Earl R, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington DC-Rockville, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Thanks so much for your kind remarks reagrding the hotel. We like to think of ourselves as a hiden gem. Maybe a little bit out of the way, but our hotel and services are second to none. And, we do provide a complimentary shuttle to great spots within a 3 mile radious if the hotel

We do hope we'll see you again
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Because of the good rates, I gave this hotel a second chance. I have stayed at this hotel for more than five times. I got pretty bad experiences for the previous two times (see my previous review). This time, I was given a free upgrade to a suite. The hotel common areas and room have been updated. The stay was uneventful except for one instance. Some people was making noises after 11:00 pm (close to midnight). I had to call the front desk two/three times to move those people away. It was unfortunate that the front desk personnel was not forceful. Otherwise, service was good, including the breakfast. The fitness was the same as before. Some equipments were not fixed or updated.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Earl R, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington DC-Rockville, responded to this review, May 28, 2013
Dear Guest

We do thank you for returning to our hotel! We're very pleased that you enjoyed your recent experience and we do hope to see you again in the not too distant future
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I was very happy with the Crown Plaza. We had a room with 2 double beds - very nice size room. Room was clean, beds were comfortable. Bathroom was on the small side, but not an issue at all. Didn't really care for the french doors in the bathroom that had a gap inbetween (but certainly not a deal breaker!)! AC/Heat was good and easy to control. We had breakfast in the hotel restaurant - very reasonably priced - especially for a hotel restaurant. They had a breakfast buffet, but we all opted to order off the menu - the food was good. I would stay here again. The hotel is kind of tucked back & not real easy to find - just a note to pay attention when arriving - no big blaring sign! The staff was very friendly and polite.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington DC-Rockville

Address: 3 Research Court, Rockville, MD 20850
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Location: United States > Maryland > Rockville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Rockville
#6 Business Hotel in Rockville
#6 Romantic Hotel in Rockville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington DC-Rockville 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
New Hotel Near Shady Grove Metro Station Offers a Suburban Retreat If you're looking for an affordable, upscale hotel in Rockville, MD, be sure to stay at the Crowne Plaza Washington D.C - Rockville MD. Our 100% smoke free hotel is conveniently located on I-270 and is just a short drive from Washington D.C. Business travelers will appreciate our close proximity to businesses, including DHHS, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, Lockheed Martin and IBM. Leisure guests will find our Rockville accommodations offer quick access to the White House, Sugar Loaf Mountain Winery, the Strathmore Music Center and both the Lakeforest and Montgomery Malls. The Crowne Plaza Washington D.C - Rockville, MD is 'The Place to Meet'. Our premium Rockville hotel facilities include over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Our spacious meeting rooms are perfect for conferences as well as special occasions or social events. Guests can choose from the Remington Ballroom, the lovely Terrace or one of our six breakout meeting rooms. This upscale Rockville hotel provides the best in hospitality and amenities. You can enjoy a Health Club with a yoga studio, free high-speed Internet access and fine dining in our restaurant with room service. For the very best in Washington D.C. accommodations, choose the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rockville, MD. ... more   less 
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