Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 76
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Craig37 Check if renovations are completed before booking
Every afternoon from 4- 10 pm. there is jack-hammering that shakes the whole building and is extremely noisy. Be sure to check if renovations have been completed before booking.
June 2, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by 2014MW A Disappointing Stay/Won’t Return
Stayed at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza for a local business trip expecting the amenities and services to be similar to other Crowne Plaza properties, but I was wrong. I would have expected the facility to have an operating restaurant and lounge, but neither was open. Yes it was a holiday, but still on a Monday evening I would expect the property to offer the service that they advertise. Not quite sure why they would expect a business traveler to stay her with only minimal amenities. My advice is to look elsewhere.
May 20, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JustinS87 What a refreshing experience
I was surprised how clean this hotel was. And the staff are so friendly. Everywhere I turned I was greeted with a smile. The location is pro; in the heart of downtown Hamilton. The front desk was able to recommend a variety of different restaurants in the area. I much appreciated this as I was out of town.
May 4, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Funyo Not a good night
I stayed here twice thinking it was a fluke. Both stays were terrible. They are goinging through renovations and they were drilling until 8:00PM but I was told they work until 6:00PM. The restaurant was closed and was not informed of this at booking. One night I did not have hot water and breakfast is served late and does not accomodate the business traveler who leaves earlier.
Crowne Plaza was once a great hotel.....not anymore. I did not sleep very well and did not get any work done because the internet was very slow.
April 29, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Eeyorestail Fabulous and Friendly Staff
This is the second time I stayed here the staff all are so friendly and go above and beyond to make each guest feel at home away from home. I highly recommend this hotel to everyone.
April 3, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Kiwieyes Would have driven back to Toronto
My family and I stayed at the Crown Plaza hotel in Hamilton this past weekend (March 28-29) as party of a wedding party. The only positive thing about this hotel would be the pool and the front staff. The rooms are average sized, not sure how clean it is when used complementary toiletry was left in the bathroom and garbage we not cleaned. Once I called down, they were very quick to bring new toiletry up and brought extra towels as well. Beds were very hard and we were able to hear people talking in the halls as they passed by. Also, parking level 1 the door from the garage is broken so no key access was needed to get into the hotel. You were required a key to get to any of the guest rooms in the hotel though. Still did not feel too safe at that point.
On our second day, our room was not cleaned - beds left unmade and towels not replaced. We got back to our room in the evening, but our daughter was asleep so we had to call down to the front desk to ask them to send up clean towels for the morning.
The hotel is under renovations, so the hotel restaurant is closed. They did offer a limited room service menu. Food was hot and came fast.
Overall, I was disappointed with the quality of this crownplaza hotel. I will not be going back to this hotel in the future. I would rather drive home.
April 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Sudburytravlrr44 Great location and full of smiles
My family and I stayed at crowne plaza while checking out McMaster university with our daughter. I have never seen so many smiles. The staff here are friendly and courteous. My wife and I were very pleased to find an array of different cuisines within a short walk of the hotel. I would recommend this hotel and it's staff to anyone!
March 11, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Ian_A Need to communicate and deliver on client needs
I have never written a review before. I was disappointed with my stay. My daughter and I were in town for the Blessed Sacrament tournament, a convenient stay over as we could have driven back to the west end of Toronto. I did arrange for a number of rooms for the other members of the team to stay over if they so desired. The room was nice, clean and bright. However, when I spoke to the manager to pre-book the rooms, I was not told that the restaurant was closed (under repair from a January pipe burst).
At check in I was told the restaurant was closed but room service was available. I called down at 9:50pm to put in an order for 7AM breakfast. Room service was closed and gone home for the night I was told. So I asked the Front Desk to place the order. Sorry no can do, as she didn’t have access to their system. Frustrated I moved on. This is the hospitality industry?? Can the Front Desk not write down my order with pen and paper?? Am I supposed to tell them how to do their job?
I get up the next morning and there is no hot water. I called the Front Desk and they said that I need to let it run for a couple of minutes. I tell them that it has been 3 minutes already and still nothing, I take my shower anyway and there was still no hot water at the end of my shower. I mistakenly left my charger in the room after checking out, and when I called to see if it had been found, I was put through to housekeeping who did not answer the phone, so VM, so I press 0 to get back to the Front Desk and they tell me to leave them a message - hardly quality service here. I reminded them that I had already checked out and was heading back to a different city now. They find someone from housekeeping and leave the charger at the front desk.
I am supposed to go back to Hamilton in 3 weeks with my older daughter to play in the same tournament (different age group). I will either drive back or stay somewhere else. I did register my concerns and at check-out they did reduce my bill by 25%.
February 26, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by SW6LONDON Good room but restaurant closed
Very disappointed to find the restaurant closed and only open for room service meals. Paid upfront for breakfast at time of booking and expected a restaurant to sit in.
February 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tigger37 Great Stay
My room was clean and very quiet. Enjoyed my stay.
February 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rmcl Excellant service
Great work by supervisor Dawn in dealing with my billing issues. Easy to work with and extremely undertsanding!!
January 14, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Rock t Water main break
No one seemed to know what was going on at first. I know we can not plan for these things but again we were on the 8th floor with no elevators. No other rooms were available and we had a 9 year old that had major knee surgery 5 weeks earlier his second in 5 months. The heater was loud with a squeal coming from it and the blinds did not close leaving us to a wide open fully lit building next door. We have not been able to get away and were hoping this would be memorable for the right reasons.
January 7, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Tjotlims Slightly Let down
The room was much smaller than I expected, and the lack of light eliminating curtains or blinds was not conducive to a good night's sleep.
I left the room at 10:00 a.m. and returned from shopping at 2:00 p.m. but by that time my room had still not been cleaned. With check in at 3:00 p.m. that was an unpleasant surprise. Rather than be disturbed, I asked the staff person to simply give me clean towels, but I would have liked to have had the room cleaned and the bed made.
December 10, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Dragonfly17 Great Service, nice size room.
We had a great stay for one night. Room was clean, staff very friendly and knowledgeable of area . Room was a nice size for the price. I would recommend this hotel.
November 20, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rmcl Great service
Great service well meet staff treats you well great food
Front desk excellent treatment
November 18, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Hotdog55 I will not stay there again
This is a nice motel in a rough neighborhood it is surrounded by head shops??? My biggest issue was the internet service was very poor I complained several times and their response was there are too many people signed on. Sorry that's not my problem. I found the food in the cafe was good. I will be working in this area a lot over the next year and will stay somewhere else
November 10, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JP1984 Thanks for keeping us comfortable on race weekend
We booked a hotel room the weekend of November 2nd/3rd because we had a wedding in Hamilton and then I was running the Road2Hope Half Marathon the next day.
The staff were friendly and very accommodating, especially when I called down to the front desk to ask for a spoon and plate for my pre-race breakfast of Oatmeal. The front desk attendant came up to my room to deliver the items himself. So very nice!
The room was clean, large and the beds were quite comfortable.
Thanks so much for a wonderful experience. We will be back.
November 6, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by ADELEYE1 CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE ENVIRONMENT
NICE HOTEL WOULDN'T MIND GOING BACK NEXT TIME
THE ENVIRONMENT IS OKAY, THE STAFF ARE FRIENDLY AND COURTEOUS.
THE ROOM IS VERY CLEAN AND THE FACILITIES ARE IN GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS
October 26, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Light Will not go back
Checked in at around 8:00pm on the Executive floor. Called front desk to alert them that my bed sheets were dirty. - Agent was nice but not efficient. Her reply was;
1- Sorry we are sold out and house keeping is gone.
2- We have plenty of students who are residents (I wondered how that had anything to do with the situation)
3- Just use the other bed since there are 2 beds in the room.
I requested to speak to a manager in service and was told there were none. Had to go out and purchase my own bed sheets for the night. I addressed my concerns with the front desk manager the next day but he could care less. He never appologized nor offered compensation.
Breakfast on Executive floor was terrible.
Upon checking in I registered my car for parking to be charged by hotel but was instructed to return to the garage to place inside the car a receipt provided by front desk. Was asked to do that prior to going to the room in order to avoid "a ticket".
I pre-paid 2 days parking but when I returned the next day to the hotel, was told parking was full and had to "negociate" getting a spot for my vehicle.
Will not go back.
October 13, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rmcl Yet another great stay at the Crowne Plaza
Great service food was excellent at the resto
Room very clean and comfortable
October 7, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rmcl Comfortable and pleasant staff
Great hotel front desk well managed and very
Pleasant to deal with.overall great experience
October 3, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by bcc17 Pleasantly suprised
I was pleasantly surprised with my stay - I was expecting something average and it turned out to be quite a nice hotel. It was updated, clean and professional and the staff was nice. Will definitely stay here if I'm ever back in Hamilton for anything.
October 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Toronto99 Pleasant & Courteous Staff
Had a short (1 night) but pleasant stay. Staff was very courteous and accomodating. Thank you!
October 1, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rmcl Excellant stay
Stay was excellant rooms are clean and good was good . Front desk staff excellant service
September 30, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rmcl Excellent facility
Great rooms , excellant sleep matresses
Rates are reasonable and service is great
September 23, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by jigs small washroom
the room was very large and the bed was very comfortable. we asked for a quiet room when it was booked and we were given the best location on the floor to ensure we were not disturbed. the washroom is too small to access more than one person at a time.
overall we were pleased.
September 11, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by travelfun rooms and service
The rooms looked lovely, but both rooms felt damp despite air conditioning running and there was a musty smell in both rooms which was not good for allergy sufferers. No hair dryer in bathroom but front desk had one sent up upon request.
Service was very good and very friendly . Beds were very comfortable.
September 4, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ldlandbg Clean & comfortable
We stayed for 2 nights for a wedding in Hamilton. It was recommended by the bridal party. It was a very pleasant stay & I would definately recommend this hotel. It was very clean and comfortable.
September 4, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by lunchbagletdown Overpriced and understaffed
We stayed at the hotel to attend a wedding nearby. Although the staff was friendly, we found the hotel to be understaffed. Knowing that many guests were going to be registering at around 2:30 (between wedding service and reception) there was only 1 person at the front desk causing a long wait time. Although we were supposedly getting a "group discount", we paid more than a guest that booked a room outside of the group. By the time the cost of parking and a cot was added to our bill, it was over $160.00. I have never had to pay for parking and/or a cot at a hotel and I find this disgusting, considering how much the room was to begin with. On the sunday morning, there was a brunch organized in a private room on P3. The food was cold and there was no where near enough considering the cost. We had to ask for it to be replenished and many people went without certain items. Not to mention that a few of us were sick for the remainder of the day as well as the next. Overall, we were really disappointed with the experience.
August 28, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Downtownproud Good time for a family of 5 - with three young daughters
As a family we like to support downtown locations - just a personal philosophy that believes in contributing to downtown revitalization efforts - so we were glad to find Crowne Plaza had a room big enough for my husband, our three daughters (ages 4, 6 and 9) and myself. I was a bit disappointed that there was no treadmill in the gym but I can understand given that those machines seem to break down a lot. On the other hand the gym was very spacious and I had it either to myself or shared with only 1 other person. The gym had empty space big enough to let me use my skipping rope. Can't argue with that. Girls liked the pools - just right for their ages. It was convenient to have a downtown mall so close (650 metres away by GPS if it was working correctly) where we were able to grab a bite to eat. Didn't eat at the restaurant but prices looked very reasonable! Room was a little dated but clean, bathroom was impressively spacious and staff were very pleasant and helpful. And, for our girls, just being at a hotel with cable is enough to have them walking on clouds. We will definitely go back.
August 28, 2013