150px|rightHoliday Inn Express
is a mid-priced hotel
chain within the InterContinental Hotels Group
family of brands. As an "express" hotel, their focus is on offering limited services and a reasonable price. Standard amenities lean toward the convenient and practical which cater to business travelers and short-term stays. The brand was first launched in 1990, and now there are over 1,500 Holiday Inn Express hotels worldwide.
The first Holiday Inn Express locations opened in 1990, with three hotels opening in that year; plans at the time called for 250 locations to be open by 1995. The Holiday Inn Express concept was intended to target the "upper economy" market segment, offering limited service, low-price lodging.
Typical Holiday Inn Express hotels are built from corporate architectural
prototypes, and tend to consist of 60-80 rooms, with a mix of suites
. The rooms are generally large and spacious, compared to rooms that are "European
style" and come with standard toiletries
. Because the chain has been undergoing tremendous growth, the majority of Holiday Inn Express hotels are brand new or newly renovated
Most hotels offer a fitness center with various equipments such as treadmills
, indoor swimming pools
and a hot tub
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