Holiday Inn Belo Horizonte Savassi Opens in Brazil
Friday May 2nd, 2014 - 10:32AM BP
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MIAMI—IHG has opened the new Holiday Inn Belo Horizonte Savassi hotel. Located in one of Brazil’s largest cities and also one of the host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, this opening marks IHG’s debut into Belo Horizonte.
The 16-floor hotel, owned by Patrimar Engenharia S.A. and managed by IHG, is located in the neighborhood of Savassi, which is known for its open mall concept design, with several restaurants, bars and nightlife and home to museums and other attractions on the city’s cultural circuit. The hotel is also located in close proximity to all main thoroughfares.
Designed by architect FarKasVölgyi Arquitetura, the 216-room hotel offers four meeting rooms and Drummond, which offers international contemporary cuisine along with local delicacies.
Guestrooms offer beds with pillows that come in two comfort levels: soft and firm; business-focused necessities such as ergonomic workstations and data ports; bathrooms with a multifunctional showerhead, as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod; and Bath & Body Works White Citrus bath products. Additionally, each room features double, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board.
IHG has a total of 13 hotels in Brzil and more than 200 hotels in Latin America, the Caribbean and Mexico.
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