InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of Holiday Inn Express Cologne City Centre, the largest Holiday Inn Express in Europe.
The newly opened property has 323 rooms, all featuring the next generation Holiday Inn Express design which aims to balance home comforts with smart design features.
The rooms have sound absorbing headboards, bedside USB ports and flexible in-room working spaces. Free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast buffet are also included in the room rate.
The hotel is walking distance to the Old Town or a short U-bahn ride to Gothic Cologne Cathedral tower. It is within a short distance of Poststraße and Severinstraße U-bahn stations, as well as Cologne Central railway station. Cologne Bonn Airport is also just 25 minutes’ drive away.
There are currently 32 Holiday Inn Express hotels in Germany, and a further 29 in the development pipeline. In Europe, there are 239 Holiday Inn Express hotels with 60 in the development pipeline.
Mike Greenup, vice president, brand management for Holiday Inn Express said “At Holiday Inn Express we know what matters to our guests. Successfully delivering on that brand promise has enabled Holiday Inn Express to grow rapidly across Europe in recent years, and particularly in Germany.
“In 2017 alone we have opened five, and signed 11, new Holiday Inn Express properties in Germany. The Holiday Inn Express Cologne City Centre is a great addition to that portfolio.”