Crowne Plaza Cleveland South Independence

5300 Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131 US near Exit 155 on I-77 (~0.1mi)
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3.5 Star Property In the business district
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
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3.0/5

Based on 86 guest reviews

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  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport transportation
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Smoke-free property
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12/03/2020 - 12/04/2020
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Verified Reviews of Crowne Plaza Cleveland South Independence

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Safety/Security Non existing."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The room was fine, but the lack of any form of light in the parking area was a total lack of security. The exterior walkway was pitch black. We have stayed before. but we will not return. Unsafe..very unsafe!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Aug-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 30 to Fri Jul 31 2020 at a $99.99 average nightly rate.
"Don't stay here."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
This is the worst Crown Plaza and a shame to its name. Very old room and furniture, leak in bathroom and paint peeling in the room. Loud music and noise in the parking lot into two am in the morning. Garbage spread all over the parking lot, etc. If you have stayed at Crown Plaza and you know the standard, this is not.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 26 to Sat Jun 27 2020 at a $114.00 average nightly rate.
"Worst hotel I have stayed."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
It is the worst hotel I have stayed at. Rooms were very old and broken, water leaks, poor management, music and loud noise in the parking lot until two am, constant door banging, etc. never recommend this to anyone. A shame for crown plaza and IHG.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 26 to Sat Jun 27 2020 at a $114.00 average nightly rate.
"Don’t stay here."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
I chose this hotel because I am an IHG member. Lobby looks clean but room and outside of the hotel is very poor. Window shades were broken and not fixed. No carpet and all furniture in the room must be a decade old. Not an IHG standard and definitely not worth the price.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 26 to Sat Jun 27 2020 at a $114.00 average nightly rate.
"Not Good"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
The room didn’t have a microwave and refrigerator, is not good for family with kids.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Dec-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Dec 27 to Fri Dec 28 2018 at a $77.50 average nightly rate.
"Very Good"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Had a nice stay here at Crowne Plaza. Clean, very pleasant people, and good food. Loved the indoor pool and hot tub. When visiting Ohio I will choose this hotel again. Thanks.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Apr-2015 Verified Review

Summary of Verified Reviews

48
Poor

Summary of 969 verified reviews

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Rated 48/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Pool should be renewed. Vibe is not too good."

Service

57/100
236 reviews

"Guests complain about the professionalism of the staff and management." Service is friendly enough, with acceptable reception staff. Good restaurant service. Booking process is sufficient. Room service could have been improved. Good bar service.

Location

56/100
72 reviews

"Location is ok. Easy car access but inadequate parking."

Breakfast

49/100
64 reviews

"Breakfast is reasonably priced, but not exceptional."

Food

49/100
45 reviews

"Bad overall dining experience with a bad menu." Pork dishes are not good.

Comfort

47/100
116 reviews

"Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." Average-sized rooms with alright beds.

Bar

41/100
13 reviews

"Bar could improve. Good bar service."

Vibe

38/100
89 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Entrance area is not particularly attractive." Hotel could use some updating. Atmosphere could be friendlier.

Room

38/100
318 reviews

"Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance." Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Average-sized rooms with alright beds. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Pool

35/100
98 reviews

"Pool in need of cleaning."

Amenities

31/100
117 reviews

"Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area." Elevator in need of updating.

Wellness Area

24/100
49 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning." Good fitness area.

Cleanliness

20/100
201 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning.

WiFi

17/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Rated 43/100 based on reviews from families.

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Location

62/100
14 reviews

"Location is ok."

Service

57/100
43 reviews

"Complaints about the reception staff, but the service is somewhat friendly."

Breakfast

52/100
15 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Comfort

44/100
23 reviews

"Beds are OK, but rooms generally uncomfortable and noisy."

Room

37/100
70 reviews

"Beds are alright, but room cleanliness could be improved." Guests had problems with room cleanliness and maintenance, and complained about minibars.

Pool

36/100
25 reviews

"Pool in need of cleaning."

Vibe

35/100
18 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Entrance area is not particularly attractive."

Amenities

32/100
24 reviews

"Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area."

Cleanliness

23/100
45 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Wellness Area

22/100
8 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Rated 35/100 based on reviews from couples.

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Service

54/100
21 reviews

"Complaints about the reception staff, but the service is somewhat friendly."

Location

52/100
10 reviews

"Location is ok."

Comfort

50/100
13 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable."

Bar

42/100
5 reviews

"Bar could improve."

Room

41/100
27 reviews

"Untidy rooms with acceptable beds but poor bathrooms."

Food

41/100
6 reviews

"Food could be better."

Pool

30/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Amenities

29/100
9 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Vibe

26/100
5 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Cleanliness

20/100
21 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 47/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

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Service

58/100
8 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

33/100
17 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Amenities

29/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Cleanliness

21/100
10 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 41/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Pool should be renewed. Vibe is not too good."

Service

57/100
234 reviews

"Guests complain about the professionalism of the staff and management." Service is friendly enough, with acceptable reception staff. Good restaurant service. Booking process is sufficient. Room service could have been improved. Good bar service.

Location

56/100
71 reviews

"Location is ok. Easy car access but inadequate parking."

Breakfast

50/100
63 reviews

"Decent and moderately priced breakfast."

Food

49/100
45 reviews

"Bad overall dining experience with a bad menu." Pork dishes are not good.

Comfort

47/100
116 reviews

"Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." Average-sized rooms with alright beds.

Bar

41/100
13 reviews

"Bar could improve. Good bar service."

Vibe

38/100
89 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Entrance area is not particularly attractive." Hotel could use some updating. Atmosphere could be friendlier.

Room

38/100
316 reviews

"Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance." Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Average-sized rooms with alright beds. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Pool

35/100
98 reviews

"Pool in need of cleaning."

Amenities

31/100
117 reviews

"Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area." Elevator in need of updating.

Wellness Area

24/100
49 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning." Good fitness area.

Cleanliness

20/100
200 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning.

WiFi

17/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Rated 42/100 based on reviews from families.

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Location

62/100
14 reviews

"Location is ok."

Service

57/100
43 reviews

"Complaints about the reception staff, but the service is somewhat friendly."

Breakfast

52/100
15 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Comfort

44/100
23 reviews

"Beds are OK, but rooms generally uncomfortable and noisy."

Room

37/100
70 reviews

"Beds are alright, but room cleanliness could be improved." Guests had problems with room cleanliness and maintenance, and complained about minibars.

Pool

36/100
25 reviews

"Pool in need of cleaning."

Vibe

35/100
18 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Entrance area is not particularly attractive."

Amenities

32/100
24 reviews

"Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area."

Cleanliness

23/100
45 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Wellness Area

22/100
8 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Rated 32/100 based on reviews from couples.

""

Service

54/100
21 reviews

"Complaints about the reception staff, but the service is somewhat friendly."

Location

52/100
10 reviews

"Location is ok."

Comfort

50/100
13 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable."

Bar

42/100
5 reviews

"Bar could improve."

Room

41/100
27 reviews

"Untidy rooms with acceptable beds but poor bathrooms."

Food

41/100
6 reviews

"Food could be better."

Pool

30/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Amenities

29/100
9 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Vibe

26/100
5 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Cleanliness

20/100
21 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 39/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

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Service

58/100
8 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

33/100
16 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Amenities

29/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Cleanliness

21/100
9 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

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Property Description

Located in Independence, Crowne Plaza Cleveland South - Independence is in the business district, a 3-minute drive from Cuyahoga Valley National Park and 12 minutes from Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. This hotel is 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and 10 mi (16.1 km) from FirstEnergy Stadium.

Enjoy American cuisine at Aura Bistro, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 178 guestrooms. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Bedford Reservation - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Christmas Story House - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Brecksville Reservation - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
St Theodosius Russian Orthodox Cathedral - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Thistledown Racetrack - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
Sleepy Hollow Golf Course - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi
Progressive Field - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
Tinkers Creek Viaduct Park - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
Wolstein Center - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Allen Theatre - 14 km / 8.7 mi
PlayhouseSquare Centre - 14.1 km / 8.8 mi
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Hopkins Intl. Airport (CLE) - 19.8 km / 12.3 mi
Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront) - 17.1 km / 10.6 mi
Cleveland, OH (CGF-Cuyahoga County) - 31.8 km / 19.8 mi
Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.) - 53.7 km / 33.4 mi

The preferred airport for Crowne Plaza Cleveland South - Independence is Hopkins Intl. Airport (CLE).

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Independence? This hotel features 10211 square feet (949 square meters) of event facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

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Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference space size (meters) - 949
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Free airport transportation
  • Indoor pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Bar/lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Banquet hall
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 178
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Ballroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Express check-in
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Spa tub
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • ATM/banking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10211
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour business center

Airport & Shuttle Information

Clevland Hopkins International Airport is located 10 miles from hotel. Complimentary shuttle is available.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle is available within 3 mile radius.

Breakfast Information

Full Service Restaurant with breakfast available. Breakfast is not included in guest room rates unless specified.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pets not allowed

No Pets Allowed. Service Animals accepted.

Parking Info

Complimentary parking for all guests and motor coaches

Internet / WiFI

Internet connection is complimentary through out the hotel and guest rooms.

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 11.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQIA friendly).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Essential Workers Only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Crowne Plaza Hotels

  • Early check-in available and ideal for business travelers on the go
  • Luxurious, soft bedding and aromatherapy kit provided
  • Quiet Zones between 9 pm to 10 am Sunday to Thursday where there is no room attendant, housekeeping services, or engineering activities to help guests enjoy a restful night. Guests have the option to request services if needed
  • Bath amenities include Temple Spa's professional skin and hair care products for ultimate relaxation
  • Wireless internet available in guest rooms, suites, business center, and public areas

The Crowne Plaza Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Crowne Plaza Cleveland South / Independence

Rate fluctuations of Crowne Plaza Cleveland South / Independence

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group prices and the best individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The lowest group discount displayed is 22.7% in the month of September 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $123 in the month of August 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Crowne Plaza Cleveland South / Independence in a month when rates are lower.

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