OverviewLocated about a 3-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 77 on-ramp and a 12-minute drive from Charlotte's city centre, the Crowne Charlotte Executive Park is suitable for business or vacation travellers who require a hotel with a free airport shuttle, meeting/banquet space and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request and pets are not permitted.
Hotel amenities include an indoor/outdoor pool, a seasonal poolside bar, a hot tub, a sauna, a sand volleyball court, a fitness centre, meeting/banquet space, a lounge, a business centre, laundry services, vending machines and free parking. A free airport and area shuttle is also offered (please contact the hotel for full details).
On-site dining is available at Birch Restaurant and Bar, which offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Pets are not permitted.
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market is roughly a 7-minute drive away, while Time Warner Cable Arena can be found 12 minutes away by car. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is about an 11-minute drive away and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) is a 15-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 28, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, location, rooms and food.
Many guests praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as accommodating, friendly and efficient. One patron remarked, "My company had a conference at this hotel. The banquet staff were outstanding!"
The hotel's location was complimented by numerous reviewers. They described it as safe and central, as well as close to highway access, the airport, shopping, downtown Charlotte and restaurants. It was mentioned by a few guests, however, that the hotel is more suitable for those with a vehicle, although there are some restaurants within walking distance, as well as one on site.
Several lodgers enjoyed their rooms at the hotel. They described their accommodations as spacious, well equipped and clean, with comfortable beds and pillows and fast Wi-Fi. A few travellers were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
The hotel's restaurant was the source of several compliments by patrons, who described the food as excellent and wonderful. One guest noted, "Restaurant staff was superb. Food was prepared with a smile and was very tasty".
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's rooms and noise transfer.
Although the majority of reviewers praised their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported no in-room microwaves or mini-fridges, small bathrooms and poor water pressure.
Noise disturbances were mentioned by a few lodgers, who reported noise from guests in adjacent rooms, traffic noise in rooms facing the highway and noisy in-room air-conditioning units.