InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and international investment group, Pro-Invest have signed a franchise agreement for a 226-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in Brisbane’s Spring Hill.
The hotel will be the first Holiday Inn Express property in the city and marks the company's return to Brisbane.
The new Holiday Inn Express hotel will be located near the "Golden Triangle" of Brisbane’s CBD, with easy access to the city’s business, retail, entertainment and leisure hubs. Surrounded by a number of restaurants and bars, the high-rise Brisbane hotel will have two meeting rooms, on-site parking spaces and a generous breakfast area, called The Great Room, where guests can enjoy their free breakfast before heading out for the day's activities.
The hotel is easily accessible from Brisbane airport and will cater to mid-week corporate visitors as well as value-conscious leisure travellers on weekends and school holidays. This is the second site in the portfolio of 15 Holiday Inn Express hotels Pro Invest is developing under a $150 million fund. The first hotel will open at Macquarie Park in North Ryde, Sydney next year.
Providing everything guests need and nothing they don’t, Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Spring Hill will offer guests a smart and convenient stay which includes:
• Free and fast Wi-Fi available in guest rooms and throughout the hotel so they stay connected all day, every day
• Free Express Start™ Breakfast or a Grab & Go option for a smart start to the day
• A comfortable and restful sleep with high quality bedding and a choice of firm or soft pillows
• Self-service business centre and laundry room for your everyday needs
• Access to the fitness centre to indulge in your fitness regime any time
Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Spring Hill is the third Holiday Inn Express to be signed in Australia. The first hotel is due to open next year at Macquarie Park, Sydney.
IHG currently has 27 hotels operating under three brands in Australia: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. The Holiday Inn Express brand was first launched globally more than 20 years ago and has since grown to more than 2,300 hotels worldwide – the brand with the largest number of hotels within the IHG estate. A further 490 Holiday Inn Express hotels are due to open in the next three to five years.