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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I very rarely give an "excellent" review but I think my experience during my stay here in August 2013 warrants high praise. My hubby and I stayed here for a long weekend getaway. Although the access road is undergoing a ton of construction and we missed the turn into the hotel entrance the first time, the hotel does have a...

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello lakeflyer, Wow!! Your status on tripadvisor is quite impressive! You have traveled all over the world and have stayed so many places. We are thrilled that we earned 5 stars for your recent stay. I can tell that not everything was perfect but I am ecstatic to read that even after all the hiccups you encountered that you left...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I wanna say thank you to Mandy!!! Took great care of me while I stayed this weekend and very helpful with knowledge of the city. And as usual the room was great and the staff was very friendly. Look forward to staying there again soon.

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello PhillipB, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay. I appreciate you recognizing Mandy for her hard work. She loves taking great care of our guests and strives to make sure they have the best stay possible. I know that she will be thrilled to hear that she made your stay...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I previously posted reviews on this hotel and commented that its best suited for businessman. I can now update on this and add more. It seems that the hotel managers are really making an effort on creating a supportive atmosphere for the business man. The have now added (Not sure if to all the rooms) a power converter unit on...

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello AmirS, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a detailed review! I am thrilled that you love all of the amenities that our hotel has to offer. We stay quite busy and have a large amount of business travelers that frequent our hotel. It is so nice to hear that you stay with us often...

Reviewed 13 September 2013

Great experience. The staff was outstanding, very helpful on area attractions. Also provided discount coupons to the high scale restaurant we mentioned we were driving to. Oh, you don 't have to drive to the restaurant we chose. A free shuttle was provided. We were also provided a room on a floor that is called a quite zone.

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello Carlsherrin29p, We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. I am thrilled to hear that you love our hotel, staff & amenities! Our location is surrounded by great restaurants so I am glad you were able to take advantage of our concierge's coupons and our complimentary shuttle. Thank you for your 5 star review! Take...

Pierre Part, Louisiana
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Just a note to let all know that I love stay at this hotel. The staff and the pretty ladies are great! The priority club is fantastic! It was my first priority club ans I had a great time. The rooms are big and the beds are soft. The concierge seevice is out the box. When I compare the staff...

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello beanman2263, Wow!! Thank you so much for your raving review!! We really appreciate you choosing the Crowne Plaza River Oaks and I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your first visit with us! It's great to hear that you attended the reception and you had a chance to meet Mandy, our concierge and the rest of our sales...

Plano, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Close enough to Galleria Houston. Hotel has a restaurant and bar. The cost of parking is $8 per night. It is very dark in the parking building and you need to get a parking tag upon the check in and go back to the car to place on the dashboard that can be troublesome. Friendly saff.

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello cocobean88, Thank you for sharing your comments on your recent stay. I am glad to hear that you like our hotel and location. We do charge for parking because we have a safe & secure garage. The yellow tag does need to be displayed in your car to exit the garage but the tag does not need to be...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 September 2013

We spent about three nights in this hotel and it was everything I would've expected of similar hotels. They had the standard clean towels, clean sheets, TV, internet connection (just call down to the front lobby and they'll have it for ya!), and even offered toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc. in case you forgot your own. They do have a very small...

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello Victoria C, Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on our property! It's great to hear that you loved our hotel, services and amenities! I hope the next time you stay with us we can earn 5 stars! Take Care, Debbie Hollier

Reviewed 11 September 2013

I visited this property when traveling on business from Baton Rouge, LA. I did not know much about the area, but was responsible for coordinating evening activities for my coworkers. Mandy (concierge) and Jeana (sales) went out of their way to give me great suggestions so our group could enjoy a taste of local flavor during our short visit. The...

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello Ndavid1973, Thank you for the fantastic review regarding your stay at our property! We greatly appreciate your kind words and recommendation of our hotel. It is great to hear that our service went above and beyond your expectations. I will pass on your comments to Mandy & Jeana and I know they will be thrilled that they were mentioned...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This is a good hotel that is run by an exceptional staff. We had a recent family event in Houston and needed to reserve a block of rooms. They extended a great rate and helped everyone with their reservations. The rooms are pretty good if a little dated. They are comfortable and very quiet. There was a little issue with...

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Hello srdbidg, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such fantastic feedback on your recent stay!! We are honored that you chose to host your family event at our property! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our hotel, staff & location. I will pass on your gracious comments to our great staff and I know...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This hotel is perfect for both leisure and business. I have personally stayed for both. I stayed over the labor day weekend. The front desk agent who checked me in was very friendly and informative. Special kudos goes out to Mandy Bates, the concierge at the hotel. She was especially helpful in providing me information about area restaurants & bars....

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dhollier, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, responded to this review

Hello 55711Richfish, Thank you for staying with us over Labor Day and for writing such a lovely review about it! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay here and that our front desk and Mandy were so accommodating; I will certainly pass on your kind words to them. Please come to see us soon, safe travels! Best Wishes,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and discover the best location in Houston! The Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks is centrally located in the center of it all! You are a short ride to the Galleria area, the Texas Medical Center, Reliant Park, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Central Business District. There are also dozens of restaurants and nightlife in walking distance or take the hotel shuttle anywhere in a 3 mile radius. Guest rooms are very spacious and well appointed with microwaves and micro-fridges in every room. Throughout our hotel, you will encounter eclectic yet elegant design. Comfortably relax in restyled conversation areas and let us take care of you with warm Texas hospitality. To enhance your stay please know that we are prepared to cater to your every need, and we are proud to offer the Sleep Advantage, Quiet Zone & Guaranteed Wake Up Call programs to help ensure you get the best sleep possible and start your day right. For your business needs you can count on complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet throughout the hotel, a full service business center, complimentary shuttle service to nearby offices and coffee in the lobby. The Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks is located near Greenway Plaza, Occidental, Koch Industries, Chevron, Fugro, University of Houston, Rice University, TSU, Houston Baptist University to name a few. We look forward to serving you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks

Address: 2712 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston
Price Range: €82 - €195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks 3.5*
Number of rooms: 354
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#49 Business Hotel in Houston
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