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Crescent Hotels & Resorts Unveils New Name and Experience for Hotel

Crescent Hotels & Resorts Unveils New Name and Experience for Hotel

Crescent Hotels & Resorts has announced the former Courtyard Cold Lake by Marriott in Cold Lake, Alberta is now the Hotel Dene & Conference Centre. As an independent hotel, it will join Crescent's "Latitudes" collection of lifestyle hotels & resorts. Crescent, based in Toronto, Ontario and Fairfax, Virginia is a nationally recognized operator of major hotels and resorts throughout Canada and the United States.

"We have made this an independent hotel so that we can fully capture our indigenous heritage and a true Cold Lake experience throughout the hotel, conference centre and Casino Dene," said Chief Roger Marten from Cold Lake First Nations, which owns the hotel. "Our guests will appreciate the authenticity, while also enjoying contemporary design and modern amenities."

"The Hotel Dene & Conference Centre is the perfect fit for Crescent's lifestyle collection, Latitudes," said Michael George, Crescent's CEO. "Crescent's award-winning operating experience in managing luxury independent lifestyle properties will help to maximize the experience at this fabulous hotel."

"Hotel Dene & Conference Centre was created for those who appreciate First Nations heritage and culture and wish to enjoy their time surrounded by views of nature," said Douglas Horner, General Manager for the property. "Our lobby features art pieces by Alex Janvier, one of Canada's leading indigenous artists, including a unique, custom-designed chandelier. Our friendly staff and convenient location adjacent to the excitement of the Casino Dene makes us the perfect choice for those who appreciate high-energy entertainment.

Located next to Casino Dene, and close to the 4 Wing Cold Lake Air Force Base and downtown Cold Lake, the Hotel Dene offers a genuine Northern experience with all the comforts and amenities of the highest-rated hotel in town. The hotel received AAA Inspector's Best of Housekeeping for 2020, and has a perfect score of 5.0 from TripAdvisor the hotel is ranked #1 in Cold Lake. Guests also enjoy stunning natural views, an on-site restaurant, 24/7 fitness centre, indoor pool, and a full conference centre with more than 2,000 square feet of event space for up to 300 people.

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About Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an award winning, nationally recognized, operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels & resorts in Canada and the United States. Crescent operates a collection of lifestyle independent lifestyle hotels and resorts under the Latitudes Collection umbrella. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton & Hyatt. Crescent's clients include premiere REITs, private equity firms and major developers. For more information, please visit and or connect with Crescent on LinkedIn.