InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new-build 126-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mexicali hotel. This is the first Holiday Inn Express hotel and the first IHG property to open in Mexicali, Mexico, a growing industrial city that is also home to a great deal of natural beauty.
Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President of Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and The Caribbean, IHG said: “We are extremely excited to open our first property in Mexicali and are confident that this new hotel will become a top choice for the growing number of business and leisure travelers visiting the city who appreciate the simple and efficient stay experience the Holiday Inn Express brand provides.”
The Holiday Inn Express brand is the smart choice for value-conscious travelers seeking a hotel that will help them rest and go while staying productive, delivering exactly what they need and nothing they don’t. The more than 2,400 Holiday Inn Express hotels worldwide provide a great night’s sleep and the uncomplicated yet personal service travelers expect from the brand all at a competitive price.
Located inside La Gran Via, the newest and largest shopping mall in Mexicali’s golden zone, home to the city’s most luxurious neighborhoods, shopping and restaurants, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mexicali hotel is one of the closest hotels to the airport and only five minutes to the United States border crossing. The city of Mexicali is adjacent to its sister city Calexico, California, with which it forms a dual-state, center of population, Calexico–Mexicali.
Mexicali is a growing industrial area and home to assembly plants in the automotive, aerospace, health, telecommunications, metallurgical and manufacturing industries. It is also one of Mexico’s primary agricultural centers, exporting several different vegetables. Guests to the area can also enjoy ecotourism and adventure by visiting the Hardy River ecological zone of Campo Mosqueda, where families can experience nature and the beauty of the river by going fishing and building campfires, for example, and Rancho Baja Cucapah, which provides experiences such as nature tours and other outdoor adventures.
The hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center, guest laundry, an outdoor swimming pool and two meeting rooms with capacity for up to 120 people. Guest rooms feature contemporary styling, comfortable queen, king-sized or two double beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine featuring complimentary coffee. The hotel’s 53 suites are further equipped with a microwave, refrigerator and sofa.
The complimentary Desayuno Express bar showcases a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, coffee, juices, and regional dishes such as carne asada beef tacos.
The hotel, located at Calzada Cetys 1950, Col. Rivera, is owned and managed by Desarrollo de Activos S.de R.L. de C.V.