New modern and sophisticated hotel in Boise, Idaho

The new Holiday Inn Express Boise Downtown offers a hot breakfast buffet served daily, business center and fitness center. Enjoy luxuriously appointed guest rooms with plush new bedding, thoughtful amenities and large wall to wall windows.
BOISE, Idaho - Nov. 8, 2013 - PRLog -- HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS® SET TO OPEN IN Boise, Idaho

New property in Boise, Idahotofeature new sign and brand standards
as part of the worldwide brand relaunch

ATLANTA August 16th, 2013 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON- IHG, NYSE- IHG (ADRs)], today announced the opening of a newly renovated  159 room Holiday Inn Express®  Boise Downtown ( in Boise, Idaho.

The Holiday Inn brand family’s $1 billion global brand relaunch, the largest project of its kind in hospitality history, continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio. The new hotel will feature a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.

Guests at the Holiday Inn Express Boise Downtown ( will experience a comfortable and smart environment with innovative preferred guest upgrades to ensure a productive stay while traveling for business or leisure. The hotel’s newly enhanced complimentary Express Start® breakfast bar will feature a full 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 incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead, signature shower curtain with curved rod, upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels and Bath & Body Works White Citrus bath products.Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection where they will find new crisp fresh bedding which features an attractive decorative throw, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft 200 thread-count sheets.

“Holiday Inn Express hotels are designed to be the smart choice for value-conscious business and leisure travelers,” said Heather Balsley, senior vice president, Brand Management, the Holiday Inn brand family, the Americas, IHG. “With more than 2,200 properties worldwide, the Holiday Inn Express portfolio continues to expand in markets like Boise, Idaho providing our guests with an enhanced stay experience at a great value.  We are proud to welcome this hotel into the Holiday Inn brand family with the brand new sign and everything it represents.”

The newly renovated, 84,000 sq.-ft. property offers a variety of amenities such as fitness center, airport shuttle service and business center.  Standard Holiday Inn Express guest rooms feature 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.  Business travelers will find large desks with ergonomic chairs, free high-speed internet access and free local phone and toll free (U.S. and Canada only), phones with private voicemail and complimentary USA TODAY® newspapers.

“More than $5 million has been invested to convert this property from a Doubletree Club to a Holiday Inn Express and we are looking forward to the end result,” said Mihaela, General Manager. “Holiday Inn Express is modern, fresh, clean and uncomplicated and a perfect fit for Boise.”

The property is within walking distance to Boise State University and just minutes from Boise Airport are also a short drive from the hotel. The Holiday Inn Express Boise Downtown ( in IHG Green Engage – IHG’s proprietary online sustainability tool. This unique program enables the hotel to identify means to conserve resources, increase energy savings and ably respond to any future increases in energy prices or carbon taxes.

The Holiday Inn Express Boise Downtown (,owned by Boise Express Investments LLC and managed by Boise Express LLC, is franchised by an affiliate of IHG and is located at 475 W. Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706; telephone: 208-345-2002; facsimile: 208-345-8354

Holiday Inn Express hotels participate in IHG’s guest loyalty program, IHG Rewards® Club. The industry’s first, largest and fast-growing guest loyalty program has over 74 million members. Membership is free and guests can enroll by logging on at (, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG’s more than 4,600 hotels worldwide. You can also book a green stay ( at any of our IHG Green Engage enrolled hotels.

About Holiday Inn Express hotels

Holiday Inn Express hotels are modern hotels for value-oriented travelers.  Fresh, clean and uncomplicated, Holiday Inn Express hotels offer competitive rates for both business and leisure travelers.  Guests Stay Smart® at Holiday Inn Express hotels where they enjoy a free hot Express Start® Breakfast Bar, free high-speed internet access and free local phone calls (US and Canada only).  There are currently more than 2,200 Holiday Inn Express hotels around the globe.  For more information about Holiday Inn Express hotels or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit

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Notes to Editors:

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON-IHG, NYSE-IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo® Hotels, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express® Hotels, Staybridge Suites® Hotels, Candlewood Suites® Hotels, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts.

IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 74 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,600 hotels and 678,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,000 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. Visit for hotel information and reservations and for more on IHG Rewards Club. For our latest news, visit:,, or

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