InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG] announced the opening of the Hotel & Suites Phoenix North/Scottsdale. The four-story 104-room hotel adds to IHG’s portfolio in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. The hotel is located at 4575 E. Irma Lane at the intersection of Loop 101 & Tatum Blvd. in Scottsdale, Ariz.
"Holiday Inn Express hotels are designed to be the smart choice for value-conscious business and leisure travelers," said Heather Balsley, senior vice president, Americas Holiday Inn® brand family. "With more than 2,200 properties worldwide and 450 more in the pipeline, the Holiday Inn Express portfolio continues to provide our guests with an enhanced-stay experience at a great value.”
The new addition to hotels in Phoenix is designed with the Holiday Inn brand family’s $1 billion global brand relaunch in mind; the largest project of its kind in hospitality history. The relaunch continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio. The hotel features a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.
“We are excited to join the Holiday Inn brand family,” said Anju Desai, general manager. “Phoenix is a thriving city, and with the Scottsdale metro area nearby, there is plenty on offer whether visiting for business or vacation.”
Just half a mile from the Musical Instrument Museum and in the Desert Ridge area of North Phoenix/Scottsdale, the 60,000 sq.-ft. property is also near the Wild Fire Golf Course. Additionally, the hotel is in proximity to several corporations.
All 104 rooms at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix North/Scottsdale are equipped with refrigerators and microwave ovens. Guests can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as a swimming pool and a meeting room that can accommodate up 32 attendees. The new hotel offers guests a comfortable, yet affordable, stay with innovative, preferred guest upgrades to ensure a pleasurable experience with amenities that include a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a business center with PC computers. Business travelers will find large desks with ergonomic chairs, free local phone and toll free, phones with private voicemail and complimentary USA TODAY® newspapers.
The complimentary Express Start® breakfast bar features a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, biscuits, yogurt, fruit, pancakes, the brand's proprietary cinnamon roll and Smart Roast® coffee. Guest rooms feature contemporary styling, a 32-inch HD flat screen TV, comfortable 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. Guest bathrooms feature the SimplySmart™ shower, which incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead and a signature shower curtain with curved rod. Upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels and Bath & Body Works White Citrus bath products are also included. Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection, where they will find crisp fresh bedding that features an attractive decorative throw, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft, 200 thread-count sheets.
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