Hidalgo-designed Holiday Inn Express Queretaro opens in Mexico

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Hotelera Queretana, S.A. de C.V. opened the Holiday Inn Express Querétaro. This is the first Holiday Inn Express hotel in Queretaro and the fifth IHG-branded hotel in the city.

The Holiday Inn Express Querétaro hotel is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance to downtown and close to industrial parks and corporate offices.

The Holiday Inn Express Queretaro hotel is designed in a contemporary style, containing the work of architect Hidalgo, and has 101 rooms, all with complimentary wireless Internet access. In addition, there are 15 suites equipped with a full-size refrigerator, microwave and kitchen utensils. The hotel’s facilities include a gym and two whirlpool baths, both with views of the city, and valet parking

The property also has a complimentary Express Start breakfast bar with a range of breakfast items including a rotation of egg and meat selections, biscuits, yogurt, fruit and the brand’s proprietary cinnamon roll and Smart Roast coffee; the SimplySmart shower that incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart Kohler showerhead, signature shower curtain with curved rod and upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels; and the SimplySmart bedding collection.


Guestrooms have what was described as “contemporary styling,” complete with a 32-inch HD flat screen TV, iPod docking station, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine with complimentary coffee. Business travelers will find desks with ergonomic chairs, free high-speed Internet access and free local phone and toll free phones with private voicemail.

The hotel includes offerings in keeping with the $1 billion Holiday Inn global brand relaunch. First announced in 2007, the relaunch program aims to create a more contemporary brand image as part of the drive to increase quality and consistency across the global portfolio. The program focuses on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.

The Holiday Inn Express Queretaro is owned and managed by Hotelera Queretana, S.A. de C.V under a license agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group.


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