IHG® opens Europe’s largest Holiday Inn Express® in Amsterdam
July 24, 2020 // Franchising.com // IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Amsterdam – North Riverside, the largest Holiday Inn Express® in Europe. Located on the northern shore of the IJ-lake, just a short free ferry ride from Amsterdam City Centre, the hotel is a perfect choice for those travelling for tourism or business. Holiday Inn Express is known for catering to smart, savvy travellers who are on the move to their next meeting or connection.
A twenty five minute drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and a ten-minute drive from Amsterdam Central Station, the Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – North Riverside has 438 rooms, all featuring the brand’s latest concepts. Designed to enhance guest experience and equip travellers with everything they need, the hotel features black out curtains, high-quality bedding, a power shower, and free high-speed Wi-Fi. The rooms are also fitted with smart design features such as a flexible workspace, flat screen TV, ergonomically designed chairs and ample USB ports and plug sockets next to the bed. The hotel is pet friendly and all guests staying at the hotel will have an Express Start® Breakfast included in the price.
Holiday Inn Express champions simple, smart travel by serving as a no-fuss basecamp where guests can work, rest, relax and recharge. The dynamic commons areas of the hotel are designed to provide guests with the space and amenities to work remotely or relax. In the hotel’s lobby guests will find community tables with integrated outlets and wireless charging devices – all part of the brand’s Next Generation design solutions. A mix of seating styles provide a welcoming and comfortable spot to wait or grab a drink in the bar with friends or colleagues.
- Imre Heijboer, General Manager, Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – North Riverside, commented: “Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – North Riverside gives both business travellers and tourists a refreshingly smart stay that delivers more where it matters most, with all the essentials available at their fingertips. The hotel’s ideal location provides guests with fast connections to central Amsterdam but allows them to enjoy a residential neighbourhood with stunning views of the city’s skyline.”
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – North Riverside also has two bookable meeting rooms that can be connected for group meetings and an on-site business centre that gives guests access to a printer, scanner and photocopier.
Standard rooms start from €82 per night with an Express Start® Breakfast included in the price. With IHG's latest offers travellers can do more, see more and save more with IHG’s “Get A Night on Us” or the option to Book Now and Pay Later. If guests book three or more consecutive nights at any IHG hotel in Europe, they can save the equivalent of at least one night.
IHG Clean Promise
IHG has a long-standing commitment to rigorous cleaning procedures at all its hotels worldwide. This is being extended with additional COVID-19 protocols and best practices, in partnership with industry leading experts Cleveland Clinic, Ecolab, and Diversey, as well as introducing the IHG Clean Promise.
Holiday Inn Express is IHG’s largest and fastest growing hotel brand globally with 2,872 hotels open and an additional 761 set to open in the next few years. Across Europe, there are over 250 Holiday Inn Express hotels open and 71 due to open in the next 3-5 years. IHG recently signed Holiday Inn Express® Budapest City Centre, the groups first new hotel for Hungary’s capital in 23 years, due to open in 2020.
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN Hotels®, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, voco™, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites®, Atwell Suites™ and Candlewood Suites®.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns approximately 5,900 hotels and nearly 882,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 2,000 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 400,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.
SOURCE IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group)
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