Holiday Inn Express Opens in British Columbia
Wednesday March 12th, 2014 - 10:31AM PBQ
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GOLDEN-KICKING HORSE, BRITISH COLUMBIA—IHG has opened a new 75-room Holiday Inn Express for Golden Kicking-Horse here.
Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway between the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the Selkirk Mountain ranges, the newest addition opens following a significant investment by 611017 BC Ltd, its owner and operator. Nearby attractions include six national parks, downhill and cross country skiing venues and other outdoor activities ranging from golf, to downhill mountain biking, to hiking and white water rafting.
The new hotel is designed with the Holiday Inn brand family’s $1 billion global brand relaunch in mind. The hotel features a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.
The property offers 10 suites and an exclusive honeymoon suite with a private jacuzzi. All rooms include a fridge, microwave and 42-in. HD TV. Guestrooms will feature queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine featuring complimentary Smart Roast 100% Arabica coffee. The SimplySmart shower incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart Kohler showerhead and a signature shower curtain with curved rod. Upgraded 100% cotton terry towels and Bath & Body Works White Citrus bath products are also included.
Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a business center. The complimentary Express Start breakfast bar features a full range of breakfast items.
Tags: IHG • Holiday Inn Express • Golden Kicking Horse • British Columbia • 611017 BC Ltd • Hospitality • Brands • Openings • Owners/Operators •
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