The first Holiday Inn Express® & Suites opens its doors in Playa del Carmen, México
The hotel is in one of the preferred travel spots in the Mayan Riviera
March 06, 2019 // Franchising.com // IHG®, (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of world’s leading hotel companies, announces the new-build 91-room Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Playa del Carmen hotel, which recently opened its doors to mark the brand’s arrival to this important leisure destination.
With an investment of more than $8 million USD by Litore Maya, S.A. de C.V., the Holiday Inn Express is located on Constituyentes Ave., between 10 Ave. and 15 Ave., in the heart of Playa del Carmen’s downtown and walking distance to the beach.
- Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President, Brands & Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG said: “We are thrilled to introduce the Holiday Inn Express & Suites brand into Playa del Carmen, strengthening our presence in one of the preferred travel spots in the Mayan Riviera. This hotel is a significant addition to our portfolio in Mexico, offering guests the brand’s renowned innovative hospitality experience, connectivity and friendly service.”
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Playa del Carmen hotel is the ideal choice for a family vacation, weekend getaway or business trip. With the hotel’s great location, guests can enjoy the many globally renowned attractions nearby, such as the archeological zone of Tulum; the natural parks of Xel-Ha, Xcaret and Xplor that provide excellent snorkeling, diving, swimming, hiking and climbing activities; and the island of Cozumel, which is only 20 minutes away by ferry. The hotel’s downtown location is also convenient to the various nightclubs, restaurants, boutique stores and shops on 5th Avenue as well as at the Quinta Alegria Mall.
The Holiday Inn Express property features 34 standard rooms with queen, king-size, or two double beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, flat-screen TV, iron and ironing board, and an in-room coffee machine with complimentary coffee. Its 57 suites are also all-equipped with a mini fridge and microwave. The hotel also has a rooftop pool, 24-hour fitness center, on-site guest self-laundry facilities, business center, two meetings rooms, a complimentary parking lot and free high-speed wireless internet.
The daily complimentary Express Start® Breakfast bar features a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of fresh egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, hot coffee, juices and regional dishes.
Owned by Litore Maya S. A. de C.V. and managed by Marca Hotel Solutions, S.A. de C.V., the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Playa del Carmen hotel is franchised by an affiliate of IHG and is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-HOLIDAY or by going to IHG.com/HolidayInnExpress.
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites brand participates in IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free, and guests can enroll at IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® App, or inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 5,600 hotels worldwide. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.
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IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,600 hotels and approximately 837,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with more than 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.
In February 2019, IHG acquired Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, adding 16 hotels (1,347 rooms) to its system and 18 hotels to its development pipeline.
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