The FINANCIAL — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the doors to Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye, in the South Korean city of Suwon, 30 kilometres south of the capital, Seoul.
Offering superior value through brilliants basics, IHG’s newest hotel is the second Holiday Inn Express to open in South Korea, joining Holiday Inn Express Seoul Euljiro
The Holiday Inn Express brand is the smart choice for travellers, created with the philosophy of including everything a guest needs and nothing they don’t. The 14-storey newly-built hotel is home to 249 rooms and features extensive views overlooking greater Suwon. After a great night’s rest, guests can experience the brand’s signature dining area, Great Room, with a free Express Start breakfast. Alternatively, guests can take their breakfast on the move thanks to the hotel’s Grab & Go breakfast offering, according to IHG.
Clarence Tan, Chief Operating Officer, South East Asia & Korea, IHG commented: “South Korea is a growing and important market for IHG and provides us with exciting development opportunities. The opening of our second Holiday Inn Express here reflects the strong domestic and international demand from global travellers.”
“Holiday Inn Express is one of our fastest growing hotels – providing a smarter travel experience to those who rest-and-go. Today’s opening marks our first in Suwon and adds to our IHG portfolio of nine hotels in South Korea,” he added.
With a business and leisure focus, the hotel fills a gap in the accommodation sector in the vibrant district of Ingye. With large conglomerates located close by, along with an array of tourist attractions just a short distance away, the hotel is centrally located and acts as the perfect base for guests. A 24-hour gymnasium allows guests to maintain their fitness routine, offering a variety of machines in a large sun-lit studio, while when business calls, a dedicated meeting room is available and can seat up to 20 people (boardroom configuration). A coin-operated laundry room is also onsite, as well as undercover secure parking.
John Kim, General Manager, Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye, commented: “The entire team at Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye is delighted to welcome the arrival of our first guests. The new hotel is a smart choice for business and leisure travellers alike who appreciate value, combined with close proximity to the best facilities our city has to offer.”