Holiday Inn Express® Set To Open In Harrisburg

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    IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has recently announced that a newly renovated 80-room Holiday Inn Express in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is expected to open this month. The property will showcase the brand’s new sign, which is the seal of approval that this hotel exemplifies the standards of the $1 billion Holiday Inn brand re-launch program.

    “More than $1.5 million will be invested to convert this property (from a Comfort Inn to a Holiday Inn Express) and we are looking forward to the end result,” said Umesh Vaidya, general manager. “Holiday Inn Express is modern, fresh, clean and uncomplicated and a perfect fit for Harrisburg, PA.

    Guests at the Holiday Inn Express Harrisburg-Hershey will experience a comfortable and smart environment with innovative preferred guest upgrades to ensure a productive stay while travelling for business or leisure. The hotel’s newly enhanced complimentary Express Start® breakfast bar will feature a full range of breakfast items including a rotation of egg and meat selections, biscuits, yogurt, fruit and the brand’s proprietary cinnamon roll and Smart Roast® coffee. The SimplySmart™ shower incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead, signature shower curtain with curved rod, upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels and a custom line of cinnamon-scented bath products. Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection where they will find new crisp fresh bedding which features an attractive decorative throw, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft 200 thread-count sheets.

    The newly renovated property offers a variety of amenities such as indoor heated pool w/ whirlpool, business centre. Standard Holiday Inn Express guest rooms feature comfortable queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine featuring complimentary Smart Roast 100% Arabica coffee. Business travellers will find large desks with ergonomic chairs, free high-speed internet access and free local phone and toll free (U.S. and Canada only), phones with private voicemail and complimentary USA TODAY® newspapers.

    The Holiday Inn Express-Harrisburg-Hershey is owned and managed by 44 Linglestown Associates LLC., under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group.

    Daniel Fountain / 13.05.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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