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Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort
Ranked #26 of 32 Hotels in Chandler
Sedona, Arizona, United States
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75 reviews
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“Very Nice Upscale Resort”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great place to stay and celebrate. If you are a golfer there is a great golf course one of the original in Arizona. Lots of places to eat close by. Good entertainment. You can get anything you want or desire.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort! We agree that this is a great place to stay and we were pleased to see you enjoyed our great location. We look forward to your next visit.
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Yuma, Arizona
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice place to stay, staff is nice and polite. Lots of history in this landmark, remodeled original rooms on second floor to administrative offices and meeting rooms.
Very close to good restaurants and bars. I didn't have any issues during my stay.
I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, May 14, 2014
Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort.
We are pleased that you enjoyed our remodeled resort and wonderful staff. We look forward to seeing you back again!
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San Mateo CA
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

I could actually give this 3.5 I guess. The location is great if you are staying at the hotel for a meeting. A block a way are a lot of great and fun restaurants and bars that made for a lively evening life. The hotel was generally nice but it just seemed tired. The golf and tennis part of the equation is old and run down...maybe not even open. My room was just OK....not bad not great. Let me put it this way, calling it a "Golf Resort" is simply hyperbole, at least when I was there (at the heighth of the season btw).

If you are just looking for a place to sleep near the convention center this is not a bad choice.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, May 14, 2014
Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort. We agree that our location is ideal for dining and nightly entertainment but we were disappointed to read your comments that the hotel seemed tired as we recently completed a hotel renovation. Our golf course and clubhouse are currently closed for a renovation and will re-open in the fall. We know that a visit after its renovation will earn us back the title “Golf Resort.” Thank you again for your comments.
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2014

After reading some of the other reviews, I was a bit concerned about choosing this hotel - but I was glad that I did! It is a large property arranged in a series of courtyards. Those courtyards have vegetation and birds - which can create some dirt. Howver it was a lovely hotel, my room was great and they even have a quiet section on the 4th floor, west elevator area. I used the fitness facilitie3s, and they are better than most other hotel's and have three treadmills. It is in a great part of town near restaurants, bars and boutique shops. I would not hesitate to stay there again.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled solo
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, May 14, 2014
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort. We were glad to read that you gave us the chance to show you a few of our many amenities that make our resort a great choice – location, newly renovated rooms, and updated fitness facility. We look forward to your next stay.
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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

The hotel section of the resort has recently been renovated - beautiful. The golf course is in process of being renovated. I look forward each year to staying hear for a few days. I like the layout, the walkways are situated to receive the most cooling breezes. The staff is warm and welcoming. The bar has been moved from being connected to the restaurant to the lobby. I like that location better. It is a historic landmark located in downtown Chandler with many good places to eat in walking distance and not very far from the nearest freeway. For the price, it is a very good deal.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for reviewing the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort following your recent stay.
We were pleased to read that you enjoyed our recently renovated resort, our staff, and convenient location. We hope to see you back again next year!
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Bangkok
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Reviewed May 3, 2014

the building looks very nice from outside it is also located in the best location - right in downtown but for me - the staff were not welcoming at all and in the morning i've found a live cockroach on the bath floor - non of the staff apologized or felt bad about it - didn't like that at all
also - not so clean apparently
the price was 200$ which is pretty high for such return

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback following your stay at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort. Please allow me to express my apology regarding your poor customer service experience and the condition of your bathroom. This is certainly not our usual high standard of guest experience that we offer. We will be certain to address these issues with the appropriate staff members. Once again, thank you for your comments as this is crucial for us to improve the services that we offer.
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Crowne Plaza, San Marcos, in Chandler AZ is a hotel used by my colleagues for years. The general feeling is of a hotel in decline. I stayed here 10 years ago (more or less 2004) and again in April 2014. It's big, has most facilities you would want, and friendly. But many parts are shabby, a little dirty, and the whole place could just use renovating.

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Downtown location with local bars & restaurants
Very friendly and helpful staff
Large room

CONS:

Lots of little things
No toiletries in bathroom on first day
Trash not emptied twice
Old and stained fittings in the bathroom
Broken equipment in fitness room
Extremely noisy air con
Colleague complained of sink not emptying properly

It is by no means a terrible hotel, but there are better ones in Chandler, which we will switch to next time.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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Paul G, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, responded to this review, April 30, 2014
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort.
We were pleased to read that you enjoyed our downtown location, large rooms and our staff.
But please allow me to apologize for the items you listed as cons. These items will be addressed with the appropriate team members.
Your comments are valuable to us and if you would like to discuss this further, please feel free to contact the hotel directly.
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Property: Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort
Address: 1 N San Marcos Pl, Chandler, AZ 85225-7870 (Formerly Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort)
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Chandler
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Chandler
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 248
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boasting an newly renovated 18-hole USGA golf course with driving range and 35,000 square feet of meeting space the San Marcos Golf Resort Hotel is the perfect place to stay. Within minutes of Cactus League Spring Training visit your favorite teams: Chicago Cubs, Giants, Diamondback and the Angels. Just outside the front door you can explore downtown historic shops, breweries and eateries. Sink into a luxurious bed, with a pile of pillows, a plush duvet and satin-soft cotton sheets and awake revitalized and fresh to a full service Coffee House, featuring Starbucks located just outside your door. Relax and cool off after your golf game or a match on our lighted tennis courts in our 1912 lounge or AJ's Restaurant. Luxurious landscaped courtyards are a great way to unwind from your meeting, or enjoy the serenity on your private patio or balcony. Take a dip in our luxurious pool and therapy spa while enjoying a cocktail or check your e-mail using our complimentary Wi-Fi and business center. Located within minutes of Chandler Mall, PF Changs, theaters, AZ State University, and corporate office parks, leave the work to us by allowing our Resort Concierge take care of your entertainment & travel desires. We are just miles from Tempe, Gilbert, Mesa and Phoenix. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort Hotel is your perfect destination. ... more   less 
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