IHG Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with Doreen Hotels & Resorts, has opened its first Crowne Plaza hotel in Bangladesh.

Located in the heart of Gulshan 2, the prime central business and residential district in Dhaka, the new hotel features smartly designed social spaces, guestrooms and suite rooms.

The Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan hotel, which is a 25-minute drive from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, offers 149 spacious guest rooms and suites featuring sleek furnishings.

Furthermore, the new hotel features inspired restaurants and bar concepts; banqueting and meeting rooms; and meeting facilities including a ballroom and multiple meeting rooms.

Doreen Hotels & Resorts managing director Tanzeer Alam Siddique said: “We are delighted to be partnering with IHG Hotels & Resorts to open the first Crowne Plaza hotel in Bangladesh. This hotel will further strengthen Dhaka’s offering for both business and leisure travellers who are looking for a quality hospitality experience.

“The launch of Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan further reinforces the economic prosperity and growth of the hospitality industry in Bangladesh.”

The hotel also comprises an inviting free-form outdoor swimming pool and sundeck with a sunbathing area situated on the rooftop, and a 24/7 gym.

Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan general manager Karthi VK said: “We are delighted to introduce Crowne Plaza, one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, to Dhaka, Bangladesh and look forward to welcoming modern travellers to experience our restorative guestrooms as well as our flexible and energizing public spaces, providing guests with a seamless experience to rest, unwind and stay productive.”

Claimed to be one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts has over 400 hotels in major cities and resort locations in 65 countries.