November 12, 2015 // Franchising.com // InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) is celebrating the opening of Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Wahid Hasyim in the heart of the capital, making it the 8th Holiday Inn Express in Indonesia. The 160-room hotel’s city-centre location is within minutes of the city’s colourful markets and major shopping malls, the Central Business District (CBD) and other attractions.
Leisure travellers will find themselves within walking distance of Jakarta’s shopping paradise featuring Grand Indonesia, the largest shopping mall in the country, along with Plaza Indonesia and Pasar Pagi Tanah Abang, the largest clothing wholesale market in Southeast Asia, to fulfil all their shopping needs while exploring the best of the city.
Centrally located along the bustling Jalan K.H. Wahid Hasyim, the hotel is walking distance from the city’s main business district at Jalan M.H Thamrin and a short drive from other major commercial areas such as Jalan Jendral Sudirman and the vibrant Kuningan neighbourhood in Jakarta’s Golden Triangle. In addition to hassle-free access to major offices, banks, embassies and government buildings, the hotel offers free high-speed Wi-Fi access and in-room ergonomic work spaces, making it a smart choice for business travellers who want to optimise their time in Jakarta.
Leanne Harwood, Vice President, Operations, South East Asia, IHG, said: “Holiday Inn Express is one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the world. In Indonesia, we have opened an average of one every three months since the brand debuted in the country two years ago. With more than 20 million travellers expected in Indonesia over the coming years, we are confident that Holiday Inn Express will cater to the needs of on-the-go travellers looking for a comfortable and affordable place to rest and relax after a long day out and about, whether for business or leisure.”
When at the hotel, guests can look forward to a refreshing stay with a choice of queen or twin guest rooms, an efficient check-in and convenient amenities including:
Holiday Inn Express Wahid Hasyim is the 4th Holiday Inn Express hotel in Jakarta, joining Holiday Inn Express Jakarta International Expo, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Thamrin and Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Pluit Citygate. There are four more Holiday Inn Express properties across Bali, Semarang and Surabaya with seven more due to open in Indonesia over the next three to five years. Globally, there are close to 2,400 Holiday Inn Express hotels with more than 540 in the pipeline.
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