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City Lounge
Chinese Cricket Club
The Leaf and Cane
Virtual Tour
Take a look around our beautiful hotel and meetings spaces.
City Lounge
Stay connected in a chic meeting space located just opposite London Blackfriars station, while choosing from an enticing breakfast menu, fast & fresh fare throughout the day or grab a bite from a selection of pastries along with a cup of French press or a choice of tea infusion.
Chinese Cricket Club
Serving a rich and aromatic modern Chinese cuisine with influences from the best flavours across South-East Asia, Chinese Cricket Club’s creative menu will showcase unique combinations and signature dishes that will enchant the most demanding palates. In honour of the name, the restaurant also features a unique collection of estate wines.
Savour traditional Italian cooking with the freshest ingredients that elevate the art of Italian cuisine. Diciannove’s menu features a signature selection of pasta & bread made in house everyday along with light antipasti and a wide range of authentic dishes made with a premium range of locally sourced meat and seafood.
The Leaf and Cane
Be transported to subtropical Latin America set in the 1920s as you discover the larger-than-life era that gave us fine cigars, rums and good vibrations! With an extensive Latin American inspired food and beverage menu, live music, a greenery-laden garden, and the secret stone vaults, now converted into beautiful intimate cellars.

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Minimum Check-In Age: 18

Internet | WiFi


  • Standard tier wireless internet (WiFi) access included with stay at most Crowne Plaza hotels and resorts around the world.
  • WiFi available in public areas and guest rooms, excluding meeting rooms, at participating hotels.
  • WiFi bandwidth and speed may vary by hotel.


Accessible Rooms


Service animals are allowed

IHG Green Engage™ system

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A smart base in the heart of London, close to The City and major attractions

Handily located in the centre of London, Crowne Plaza® London - The City hotel makes an ideal base for both business and leisure guests. The hotel is opposite Blackfriars tube and railway station, with direct connections to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and St. Pancras International railway station, and three minutes' walk from the River Thames.

Our hotel is near some of London's most famous landmarks. You are eight minutes' walk from St. Paul's Cathedral, and 15 minutes' walk from the South Bank with iconic sights such as the London Eye and Shakespeare's Globe.

With our location inside the historic Square Mile, you're within easy reach of most of London's major businesses. Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel helps you get up to speed before any meeting, while our dedicated events team is on hand to take care of the details. You can host up to 180 delegates in the largest of our five conference rooms, all located on a conference floor.

For lunch and dinner, you can try our Italian restaurant and wine bar, Diciannove, or taste mouthwatering Sichuan specialities and dim sum at the Chinese Cricket Club restaurant. Finish your evening with a cocktail at The City Lounge. Our concierge team will be happy to assist you with theatre and restaurant bookings.


Fitness & Wellness

On-Site Fitness Centre Details

5:30 am-11:00 pm
  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Rower
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill



  • Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
  • Phone:  44-871-9429190

Chinese Cricket Club Restaurant

  • Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
  • Phone:  44-020-74388000

The City Lounge

  • Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
  • Hours:  11:00 am-10:00 pm

The Club Lounge

  • Hours:  6:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Phone:  44-871-9429190

City Lounge

  • Hours:  11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Phone:  44-020-7438(8000)

The Leaf and Cane

  • Hours:  11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Phone:  44-020-7438(8054)



Meeting Rooms


Largest Room Capacity

2540 sq ft

Total Area of Meeting Space

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6 Features You'll Love

Sleep Advantage®

Sleep Advantage® Programme

Premium bedding, Quiet Zones and Guaranteed Wake Up Calls make for a better night’s sleep.
Power Everywhere

Completely Connected

Convenient access to power when and where you need it, keeping you connected and productive.
Fast & Fresh Food

Fast & Fresh

Freshly prepared meal options that are ready quickly to keep you energised and focused.
WiFi Included

WiFi Included

Complimentary wireless internet access included with stay at most Crowne Plaza hotels and resorts around the world.
Quiet Zone

Quiet Zone

Dedicated Quiet Zone rooms where outside noise and distractions are kept to a minimum.
Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

Fitness facilities and wellness options to help you stay active and energised—all on your schedule.

FAQs for Crowne Plaza London - The City

  • Yes, when you book your stay at Crowne Plaza London - The City direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

  • Crowne Plaza London - The City has 2 restaurants. Diciannove,Chinese Cricket Club Restaurant,The City Lounge.

  • Breakfast at Crowne Plaza London - The City is available from 6:30 am to 10:30 am.

  • No, there is not a local area shuttle available at Crowne Plaza London - The City.

  • Check-in at Crowne Plaza London - The City is from 3pm, and check-out time is 12pm. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

  • No, Crowne Plaza London - The City does not have a pool.

  • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Crowne Plaza London - The City.

  • Yes, the Crowne Plaza London - The City offers free WiFi!

  • No, pets are not allowed at Crowne Plaza London - The City.