Crowne Plaza Changi Airport remains one of the best Singapore airport hotels inside the terminal. 

I decided to stay one night at the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport as I heard good reviews about the property, especially the swimming pool at the hotel. It also allowed me to use the 40,000 Points IHG Anniversary Free Night reward for redemption before heading home from my Asia trip to Japan and Singapore. 

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The pool at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
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    How to Get to Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

    The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is located at the Singapore airport's terminal. It's situated in Terminal 3, so wherever you are, simply make your way to Terminal 3, and you do not need to exit the terminal to enter the property. There will be signs there to guide you. 

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    Crowne Plaza Changi Airport At Terminal 3

    Runway View Room Upgrades

    A couple of days before check-in, I asked IHG via chat to add a note requesting a Runway View room for me. I was trying to decide whether to go with the Jewel Wing or the Runway View room, but the Jewel Room is cheaper than the Runway Room, so I decided to go with the Runway View room. 

    I was upgraded to the Runway View room as an IHG Diamond Elite member at check-in. I asked the front desk, too, whether the Jewel Wing was better, and she said that all it does is overlook the Jewel Dome; you can't exactly see its waterfall attraction. So I was happy to hear that the Runway View room is better. 

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    Runway View Room at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

    Runway View Room Review

    There are 9 floors at the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, and my Runway View room is on the 7th floor. The moment I stepped into the room, I was amazed by how large the window was, and the airport runway was right before me. 

    While I'm not an aviation geek, it was nice to see planes come and go on the runway through the comfort of the room. 

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    Runway View Room

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    Runway View Room

    The room has a comfortable king bed and 4 large long pillows. 

    While I'm not an aviation geek, it was nice to see planes come and go on the runway through the comfort of the room.
    King Bed

    While I'm not an aviation geek, it was nice to see planes come and go on the runway through the comfort of the room.
    King Runway View Room

    There's a couch at the end of the bed, but it's uncomfortable. 

    While I'm not an aviation geek, it was nice to see planes come and go on the runway through the comfort of the room.
    King Runway View Room

    The bathroom is also nice and contemporary, with a bathtub, a walk-in shower, and a rain showerhead. 

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    Bathroom

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    Bathroom & Bedroom Views

    The room's highlight is the large windows overlooking the airport runway and the sky train. If you enjoy plane spotting, you'll definitely appreciate this room type. 

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    Runway View Room's Window

    Executive Club Lounge

    Crowne Plaza Changi Airport does have a club lounge; however, complimentary access to the club is not available to IHG Diamond Elite members.

    Welcome Amenity

    Upon checking in, I was asked to choose 600 points, welcome drinks, or free breakfast. I always choose breakfast because it offers the best value. 

    In-Room Welcome Gift

    Inside the room, there's a fruit plate and a welcome note from the property recognizing my IHG Diamond Elite status. 

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    IHG Diamond Elite Weclome Gift

    Food & Beverage Credits

    No food and beverage credit for IHG Diamond Elite members at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport.

    Breakfast

    The complimentary breakfast at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is very good. It's an International buffet breakfast at the onsite Azur restaurant on the second floor. 

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    Buffet Breakfast

    The buffet breakfast contains Western, European, Asian, and Indian dishes, and they even have Laksa, my favorite local Singaporean cuisine. Therefore, if you are an IHG Diamond Elite member, don't miss out on the free breakfast if you do not have an early flight before the restaurant opens. 

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    Western Buffet Breakfast

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    Asian Buffet Breakfast

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    Indian Buffet Breakfast

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    Laksa Station

    Dining

    Azur is the main onsite restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. The restaurant is located on level 2, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and features an extensive menu of Asian and Western cuisines. You can view the menu through the direct link below:

    Moreover, given that you are right at the airport, there are plenty of places to eat, and the Jewel is conveniently located by the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

    Service Charge Fee

    There's no resort fee, as Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is a hotel. However, like other Singapore hotels, there's a 10% service charge fee per night. 

    Parking

    Crowne Plaza Changi Airport does not offer parking, and you must park and pay directly with the airport, not the hotel. The nearest car park is at Changi Airport Terminal 3 Car Park 3B.

    Pet Policy

    Unfortunately, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport does not allow any pets. 

    Internet/Wi-Fi

    Yes, Wi-Fi is available with good signals. 

    Bottled Water

    Yes, they are not stingy regarding free bottles of water. Four bottles were in the room, and upon arrival, they offered one bottle too. There are quite a few by the swimming pool as well. 

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    Complimentary Bottles of Water

    Early Check-in

    The regular check-in time is 3pm, and I did not utilize early check-in as I could get a 4pm late checkout at the St. Regis Singapore before moving to Crowne Plaza Changi Airport.

    Late Checkout

    As an IHG Diamond Elite member, the latest they could do was 3pm late checkout, and I didn't push for 4pm because that's the standard late checkout benefit for IHG Diamond Elite members. The regular checkout time at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is 12 noon.

    Baggage Storage

    If you want to go check out the Jewel and do not want to drag suitcases with you or pay to store them at the Jewel baggage storage, you can store your bags at the hotel even after check out, free of charge. You can also use the hotel's facilities, such as the swimming pool and shower rooms. 

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    Check out the Jewel & Store Bags at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

    Spa

    There is a spa center called Natureland in Terminal 3. However, I am unsure if it's part of the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. They do offer Spacation package deals here under Offers & Packages

    Fitness Center

    The fitness center is located on the 3rd level, 24 hours. 

    In-Room Safe

    Yes, inside the drawer underneath the wall TV.

    Robes & Slippers

    Yes. Robes are hung up, and the slippers are inside the drawer underneath the wall TV.

    Swimming Pool

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    Swimming Pool at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

    The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport pool opens from 7am to 10 pm

    The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport pool is one of the best airport hotel pools I've ever stayed in! The pool design is gorgeous, with a sectional design and beautiful palm trees. 

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    Beautiful Sectional Pool

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    Beautiful Palm Trees

    There are lounge chairs available, and surprisingly it wasn't too crowded as I was afraid of during my visit. 

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    Swimming Pool at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

    Contact

    You can contact Crowne Plaza Changi Airport through the following means:

    How to Stay at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Free

    Swimming Pool at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
    Sunrise View at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport