I first went to the Hampton and found them to be way over priced for the market that they are in. I drove by the Crowne Plaza on the way to the Hampton, it the Crowne Plaza was so large and I know Crowne Plaza's to be many steps above business economy hotels like the Hampton. The Hampton was 159.00 which is above what my Company will pay. For kicks and giggles after I left the Hampton I drove to the Crowne Plaza to see what their rate was. They were 2/3 the price of the Hampton and their free breakfast was light years above anything the Hampton offers. When I checked in Allen was very helpful in telling me all the aminities that the hotel offered. He was so helpful that I would feel guilty if I ate anywhere other than the hotel. I enjoyed my dinner very much as well as the on site bar. This Hotel is by far the best deal in the Hickory area. Ask for Allen, tell him Ray sent you. I am sure he won't remember me however I will remember where to stay every month when I come to Hickory on business. With Respect - Ray
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Mixing business and pleasure with style and ease is no problem for Crowne Plaza of Hickory. Located in the beautiful Catawba Valley and less than an hour s drive from the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as the Charlotte Douglas Airport, Crowne Plaza of Hickory is only minutes away from the famous Hickory Furniture Mart, Hickory Motor Speedway, the birthplace of Nascar, Lenoir-Rhyne University, the Historic Downtown area of Hickory known as Union Square, as well as the modern eclectic shopping malls. Lodging in our hotel provides business travelers quick access to almost all major corporations in the Catawba County Area. Unlike other Hickory area hotels, the newly renovated Crowne Plaza of Hickory helps guests stay well rested with specialized Sleep Advantage amenities, including plush bedding and guaranteed wake-up calls. Our spacious guest rooms include complimentary high-speed internet access, allowing you to stay in touch while visiting for leisure or business. The Crowne Plaza of Hickory provides anyone planning a business meeting or social event 12,000 square feet of versatile meeting space and superior service to ensure your event is a huge success!. Most of all, our guests appreciate how our Southern hospitality makes comfort and convenience a top priority. Come discover Hickory and experience exceptional service and hospitality at the Crowne Plaza of Hickory ..We re looking forward to seeing you! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Hickory i-40 Hotel Hickory
- Holiday Inn Hickory