A $20 million conversion renovation has created a Crowne Plaza hotel in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The Crowne Plaza boasts upgraded meeting facilities, a business center and a new building facade. Function space measures almost 15,000 square feet total and includes a ballroom, pre-function spaces, hospitality suites and executive meeting rooms; all meeting rooms feature high-speed Internet access. Additional amenities at the hotel include a Starbucks and two restaurants. Call 800-2CROWNE; www.crowneplaza.com.