InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of a five-story, 110-room Holiday Inn Express® Xalapa hotel in Veracruz, Mexico. Owned and managed by Selfi Grupo Operador de Estacionamientos, S.A. de C.V., the Holiday Inn Express Xalapa hotel is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. The property is conveniently located in the heart of the city on Avenida Zaragoza 8, Col. Centro and near many restaurants, entertainment, business and shopping districts. The hotel is located inside the Plaza Variedades shopping center, offering access to multiple levels of underground parking and a multi-purpose hall and event space capable of seating up to 400 people.
“The State of Veracruz is a wonderfully diverse destination attracting both business and leisure travelers, and we remain committed to finding the most strategic locations where our brands can serve the robust demand in this region,” said Gerardo Murray, vice president, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America & Caribbean, IHG. “The Holiday Inn Express brand will thrive in Xalapa with amenities that enhance the guests’ experiences, which they have come to expect from our hotels.”
The hotel offers guests a comfortable, affordable stay with innovative, preferred-guest upgrades to ensure a pleasurable experience with amenities that include a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a business center. Guest rooms feature contemporary styling, comfortable queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine featuring complimentary coffee. The SimplySmart™ shower incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead, signature shower curtain with curved rod. Upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels and bath products are also included. Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection, where they will find crisp, fresh bedding that features an attractive decorative throw, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft, 200 thread-count sheets. The complimentary Desayuno Express™ bar features a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, juices, regional dishes, and coffee.